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Greek Salad with Homemade Dressing

Greek Salad & Homemade Dressing

For the Love of Salads! I eat a lot of salads for lunch. Usually, I incorporate leftovers like the PF Chang lettuce wrap mixture into an Asian salad or left-over taco meat into a taco salad, but my absolute favorite is a Greek salad! Check out this round up of 14 super delicious and nutritious salads from the blog.  Eating a ton of vegetables is...

homemade teriyaki chicken salad

Homemade Teriyaki Sauce Chicken Salad

Teriyaki Chicken Salad This teriyaki chicken salad is amazing! Well you know by now, I love a salad piled high with lots of different veggies, colors and textures (roasted, steamed, raw…).  Add a little protein (usually my husband and I will split a chicken breast between the salads) and perfection! But this is fun because we take one of favorite flavor profiles – Teriyaki chicken...

mango seasonal salad with fried goat cheese croutons

Asparagus Mango Salad with Goat Cheese Croutons

Goat Cheese Croutons? Yes, goat cheese croutons!  Made with honey chèvre goat cheese and organic gluten-free rice cereal! Just freeze the cheese, cut it up, coat in gluten-free flour, dip in egg wash, coat with crushed cereal and fry.  Super easy and so good. I have been loving all the fried things we have been making lately.  Do you miss gluten-free cheese sticks? I’ve got...

Favorite Kale Salads & Dressings

Getting Creative with Kale & Balsamic Vinegar For Christmas one year, we received a basket full of balsamic vinegars and infused olive oils (they were all gluten-free) from Con’ Olio Oils & Vinegar located here in Austin. I was so excited because I just love salads!  And we’ve had a great time experimenting with kale and pairing the various vinegars with the different types of fruit,...

red lentil, wild rice, mushroom, carrot and chicken soup

Red Lentil and Wild Rice Soup

Red Lentil and Wild Rice Soup You know we’ve been trying to eat more dietary fiber to improve gut health with prebiotics (foods that feed our gut microbiota).  Especially more lentils.  And this soup is packed full of dietary fiber! #feedthegutbugs I just love soups and stews because you get the flavors of comfort food without the excess calories. I think this recipe for red...

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Foods High in Dietary Fiber (Prebiotics) and Probiotics

Importance of a Diet High in Fiber I wanted to put together a weekly menu high in dietary fiber that is also gluten-free.  But still using our favorite comfort food recipes.  Just made a little healthier and cleaner.   First, I want to sum up some of the research and information I’ve been studying while reading The Good Gut by the Drs. Sonnenburg.   They are...

Clean Eating Fancy Green Beans

fancy green beans Perfect for the holidays, these fancy green beans are dressed up with fried shallots, toasted walnuts and tossed in a simple red wine vinaigrette. This green bean dish is a healthy alternative to the traditional green bean casserole usually served during the holidays.  Some of our favorite gluten-free Thanksgiving recipes are the perfect roasted turkey recipe a la Martha Stewart with a...

Blue ChBlue Cheese Buffalo Chicken Salad

Blue Cheese Buffalo Chicken Salad

Gluten-free fried chicken nuggets are tossed in Buffalo sauce and served with goat milk blue cheese dressing and crumbles in this delicious Buffalo chicken salad. Blue Cheese Buffalo Chicken Salad I absolutely adore Buffalo sauce. One of the first recipes I posted on this blog was a gluten-free buffalo chicken salad recipe using the Buffalo sauce as the dressing. It is super simple to make...

Clean “Healthified” Fried Chicken Salad

This is a healthier version of fried chicken on a salad with veggies and lots of dietary fiber. The dressing is made from goat’s milk yogurt and organic Ranch seasonings. Fried Chicken Salad with Ranch Dressing I think it might be one of my very favorite things. Fried chicken on a salad with ranch dressing was one of my go-to orders at Whataburger. I don’t...

Sorghum Millet Apricot Raspberry Muffins

These delicious healthy gluten-free and dairy-free apricot raspberry muffins are made with coconut sugar, olive oil, sweet white sorghum and millet flour. Sorghum Millet Muffins I love baking muffins with sorghum and millet flours. The combo made wonderful spiced zucchini muffins and banana muffins that were gluten and dairy free! This time we are changing out the fruit and trying it with raspberries and apricots...