Tagged: fresh herbs

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: August 2022.  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...

King Ranch Chicken Casserole

King Ranch Chicken Casserole This recipe from 2016 (our dairy-free phase) has been updated and I’ve added new pictures.  If you can handle goat milk you could easily swap out the vegan cheese for a goat milk pepper jack cheese and/ or use goat butter instead of ghee.  And although I haven’t tried it in this particular recipe, you could also replace the sour cream...

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...

salad nicoise with green beans, potatoes, eggs, tomatoes and turkey

Salad Niçoise with Homemade Dressing

Salad Niçoise Salad Niçoise is traditionally made with eggs, green beans, potatoes, tomatoes, olives and fish tossed in a lemony vinaigrette.  It is probably one of my all-time favorite salads. During the summer I have a ton of basil, thyme and oregano growing in the garden to make the vinaigrette.  And fresh green beans are in season so it is perfect for this time of...

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...

Ghormeh Sabzi (Persian Herb Stew) & Basmati Rice

Ghormeh Sabzi is a traditional Persian Herb Stew made with various herbs and veggies, beans, stew beef, and dried sour limes. It is naturally gluten-free and dairy-free. For the Love of Persian Food My mother was Persian and growing up it was a huge treat when she would cook a traditional Iranian dish because she was pretty westernized and preferred not spending too much time...

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...

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...