Tagged: fresh herbs

Perfect Pot Roast

Cooking The Perfect Pot Roast

Time to Make the Perfect Pot Roast! You know I love meat and potatoes.  Classic beef stew, chicken stew with mashies and the perfect pot roast!  Cooked in wine and broth with carrots and potatoes.  Served with homemade gravy and mashies. Just yum! I’ve done it in the slow cooker many times, but it is so much better cooked in a Dutch oven if you’ve...

Homemade Chicken Tortilla Soup

This chicken tortilla soup is made with roasted peppers, lots of garlic, and seasoned salt for deeper flavors.  It is dairy-free and gluten-free. Ahhhh, chicken tortilla soup. Where do I begin? To use one of my dad’s favorite words – I am somewhat of a chicken tortilla soup “connoisseur”.  I have probably ordered it at every Mexican restaurant or hotel that I’ve been to since...

Basmati rice with cilantro, garlic, lime and agave

Clean Eating Cilantro Lime Rice

This is a super simple and quick recipe for very tasty cilantro lime rice made from scratch using a few fresh ingredients.  It’s gluten-free, dairy-free and can be made vegan, too. Cilantro Lime Rice Yum!  So I originally posted this recipe for cilantro lime rice in 2015 but it’s getting a picture update and a little more love! We usually eat this as a side...

carnitas burrito bowls filled with rice, veggies, sweet corn and avocado verde sauce

Carnitas Burrito Bowls & Verde Avocado Sauce

Carnitas Burrito Bowls First posted Nov. 2019, Updated: April 2021.  This delicious pork shoulder takes about 2.5 hours to cook in the oven but will last you for several days.  One protein with lots of options for different meals. Carnitas are great because you can use them in tacos or make these burrito bowls filled with all types of goodies.   Or even use the...

Eggplant Chicken Parmesant

Gluten-Free Eggplant Chicken Parmesan

Make one of your favorite comfort foods, like Chicken Parmesan, a little healthier by adding eggplant.  More veggies always make it better for you!  Plus it keeps the gluten-free breading from getting soggy. Eggplant Chicken Parmesan Chicken Parm is such a staple comfort food around here.  And this version of eggplant chicken parmesan shows up on the menu often!   Especially during the summer when...

Awesome Crab Stuffed Jalapeño Poppers

These awesome gluten-free jalapeño poppers are stuffed with goat milk cream cheese, Alaskan King crab, and fresh chives then topped with a crushed cereal and goat butter mixture. I don’t eat seafood often, but every now and then I get a craving for lobster or Alaskan King crab. Especially, when Brett orders crab rangoons when we pick up Chinese take-out. But they aren’t gluten-free. So...

A traditional wedge salad made with goat milk blue cheese and a dressing made of goat milk yogurt, Worcestershire, lemon, garlic olive oil, and hot sauce.

Blue Goat Cheese Wedge Salad

A traditional wedge salad made with goat milk blue cheese and a dressing made of goat milk yogurt, GF Worcestershire (Lea & Perrins), lemon, garlic olive oil, and hot sauce. So a few week’s ago we discovered the abundance of goat cheeses at Central Market here in Austin. And of course that opened the door to so many re-inventions of old comfort food favorites. Add...

Goat Cheese Vegetarian Jalapeño Poppers

These super easy baked vegetarian jalapeño and sweet pepper poppers are made with Trader Joe’s goat milk cream cheese, an egg, fresh chives and sprinkled with organic, gluten-free Kettle Brand BBQ potato chips. Vegetarian Jalapeño & Sweet Pepper Poppers You know one of my favorite products is the goat milk creamy cheese from Trader Joe’s. It is the perfect substitute for regular cream cheese in...

spicy chicken spaghetti

Spicy Jalapeño Chicken Spaghetti Sauce

This recipe for spicy chicken spaghetti is super easy to make and packs a nice kick of spice from the jalapeños!  It is gluten-free, dairy-free and delicious. Spicy Chicken Spaghetti So I originally posted this recipe for spicy chicken spaghetti way back in March of 2015.  But I really thought it needed a little more love so it is getting an update with some new...