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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...

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...

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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...

Spiced Roasted Chicken is Everything

Spiced roasted chicken is such an easy, tasty dinner dish and it takes very minimal prep. There are so many different ways to season chicken and I’m glad to share a couple of my absolute favorite spice blends with you.  Homemade Seasoned Salt Roasted chicken and veggies usually make it onto the menu most weeks because it is easy to make and you get a...

Delicious Reverse Seared Filet Mignon

Mmmm, Reverse Seared Filet Mignon So there are many ways to cook a nice thick cut of steak like filet mignon. You can grill it, sear it and finish it in the oven, or reverse sear it. It really depends on what you have going on. One of my favorites when making a Southwestern Steak Salad is to set the oven to 400 degrees.  Then...

Chipotle Curry Chicken Salad with apples, pecans, cranberries, celery and chicken

Gluten-Free Recipes for Leftover Turkey

After figuring out my menu plan for Thanksgiving, I like to think about ideas and gluten-free recipes for using leftovers from a lovely roasted turkey. We can make all types of pasta dishes, casseroles and soups with the leftover turkey meat. I’ve linked to some great recipes below. At the bottom is a feature recipe for Chipotle Curry Chicken Salad. It is one of our...

Perfect Roasted Turkey à la Martha Stewart

I am super excited about cooking Thanksgiving dinner again! Because I’ve finally worked out the kinks to making some of our traditional favorites both gluten- and dairy-free. This turkey is roasted to perfection with a cheesecloth soaked in a wine and vegan butter mixture. Perfect Roasted Turkey à la Martha Stewart I originally learned to cook a stuffed turkey in those Reynold’s turkey cooking bags, which...

Gluten-Free Austin Curbside To-Go & Marg Kits

Well it is time for an Austin Gluten-Free Curbside To-Go List to add to my other lists of Gluten-Free Austin Restaurants, Texas BBQ, Mexican Food, and the AFBA South, Central & East Gluten-Free Guide. So for the last year instead of date night out on the weekends, we have been hitting up our favorite local places for to-go orders and margarita kits. There are a...