I have been wanting to make some homemade pickles, which is something I have never done before, when I saw a bag of mini pickles at Costco the other day. I just had to have them! I created an easy pickle recipe that you can either spice up or not with red pepper flakes to your liking, as well as adjust the sweetness. Since our grandkids were visiting this week I was in a hurry and wanted a fast recipe so I opted to make sliced pickles instead of leaving those adorable little things whole. I hope you enjoy the recipe. Continue reading Fast and Easy Homemade Gluten Free Sweet and Spicy Pickle Recipe – Zero Sodium!
The other day I was watching the Paula Deen show and she made water melon coolers. I happened to have had a huge watermelon that I had planned on using when I had company, but didn’t. Making a watermelon smoothie was a perfect way to consume the watermelon fast and watermelon is a great diuretic. … Continue reading Watermelon Smoothie Recipe
Looking for delicious gluten free soup recipes? I harvested my first round zucchini (photo below) this week and decided to use it to test a new mango soup recipe. You are sure to see more zucchini recipes in the near future because my plants are growing like crazy! You can serve this soup warm or cold. … Continue reading Gluten Free Vegan Zucchini Mango Soup
Adding this sweet pizza sauce to your favorite gluten-free pizza brings out the flavors of the toppings as well as the crust. If you don’t enjoy sweet sauces, make it savory simply by adding plenty of fresh herbs and reducing the agave. Use it on any the Gluten Free Pizza Crust Recipes.
My mother made a few southern dishes that were family favorites. It’s been years since I made my mom’s red beans and rice recipe, but this time I changed things around, making it lower in sodium and by adding a little kick to heat it up a little. With or without heat, these beans are … Continue reading Low Sodium Southern Red Beans and Rice Recipe
My gluten free spaghetti sauce recipe is a bit of a modern version of the authentic Italian spaghetti sauce that my Sicilian grandmother used to make. I have included both the authentic ingredients as well as a few shortcuts I take. I sometimes use dried parsley, canned mushrooms, etc. You can use all fresh ingredients or … Continue reading Authentic Italian Gluten Free Spaghetti Sauce Recipe (Bolognese Sauce)
My husband’s favorite is chicken parmesan or veal parmesan. If you pound chicken breasts into thinner pieces it tastes just like veal parmesan. You can make small serving sizes or very large ones, whichever you wish. Serve it along side some gluten free pasta with sauce; add a salad; and you’ll have yourself a feast … Continue reading Gluten Free Chicken Parmesan
I was watching Chef Emeril Lagasse on The Martha Stewart’s Show and he had my mouth watering when he made a corn cake, similar to a polenta cake, often made in restaurants as a side dish, topped with stewed cherries. I was determined to make my own gluten free version, but healthier. I made it … Continue reading Apple Corn Cake and Stewed Blueberries – like a soft polenta cake
After surveying a few people yesterday, it seems that one of the popular gluten-free items is pizza. I have only tried creating a gluten free pizza crust recipe once before, but it did not turn out well. Well, today my husband, who eats gluten, says I have successfully made a great gluten free pizza crust. … Continue reading Thin Gluten Free Pizza Crust that tastes good!
I was watching Paula Deen the other day and her son was on her show and made stuffed strawberries with cream cheese and powdered sugar. I made them, too, as a gluten free sugar-free recipe! I can’t think of anything that I would enjoy more on a hot summer day, and did! I had so … Continue reading Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries – Gluten Free Sugar Free!