Tagged: feed the gut bugs

Chipotle Curry Chicken Salad

Chipotle Curry Chicken Salad Just a few simple ingredients can make such a flavorful and easy dinner.   We’ve been making a version of this for years with mayo, curry powder and cayenne pepper added to Granny Smith apples, toasted pecans, celery, dried cranberries and cooked chicken. It’s spicy and sweet and Brett really loves it. Besides prep, the only thing that really takes time...

southwestern steak salad

Southwestern Steak Salad and Dressing

Summer time = Big Ol’ Salad time! And grilling season! So why not indulge in a steak salad loaded with veggies and a perfectly grilled steak and a delicious homemade southwestern dressing! The nice thing is you can add whatever veggies you like or want to throw on the grill. We usually grill mushrooms and red bell peppers and now corn is in season so...

Spiced zucchini muffins

Sorghum Millet Spiced Zucchini Muffins

These delicious gluten-free, dairy-free spiced zucchini muffins are made with coconut sugar, olive oil, spices, sweet white sorghum and millet flour. Summer = zucchini, zucchini, zucchini! I’m actually not a huge fan of it sautéed or grilled but always love baked zucchini goodies, like zucchini bread muffins.   See my delicious gluten-free recipe for chocolate zucchini muffins, too. Yum! There are so many recipes for...

Dehydrate Mandarin Oranges At Home

So why dehydrate mandarin oranges at home? Well, they are the best snack and full of flavor and you can eat them like candy. But they aren’t candy. They are just dried fruit with no sugar added and packed full of nutrients and fiber. I love dried fruit but these dehydrated mandarin oranges have quickly escalated to a favorite! My in-laws sent us a lot...

Gluten-Free Sorghum Millet Snickerdoodle Cookies

These fluffy, chewy gluten-free snickerdoodle cookies were made with organic cane sugar, goat butter, millet, sorghum, and sweet white rice flour, cream of tartar and rolled in sugar and cinnamon. So good and not that bad for you! Binge Cookie Baking Ever since I discovered that a blend of sorghum and millet gluten-free flours worked really well for baking, I have been trying out all...

Vegetarian Fried Southwestern Egg Rolls

Southwestern Egg Rolls I LOVE the Southwestern Egg Rolls they serve on the appetizer menu at Chili’s.  And I desperately miss being able to eat them.  But I love to take an old comfort food recipe and adjust it to fit into my dietary restrictions: gluten-free, dairy-free (except for goat cheese/milk or Parmesan), clean as possible, organic and non-GMO if possible. I had huge success...

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...

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

Red Lentil and Wild Rice Soup

Red Lentil and Wild Rice Soup Updated for this wonderful cold weather:  December 14, 2020.  I was so excited about how this red lentil and wild rice soup turned out!   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!...

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...

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...