Crock pot chicken and veggies

Crock pot chicken and veggies

My crock pot was feeling neglected so I decided to throw some things together. This made dinner and leftovers for a second dinner for me and my husband. 3-4 chicken breasts 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese 1/2 bottle Italian dressing 6 potatoes (I used 14 small red potatoes) 1 bag mini carrots … Continue reading

Asian Stir Fry

Asian Stir Fry

My father-in-law found some awesome pre made gluten free meatballs at BJs. We couldn’t wait to try them! For our quick and easy Asian themed dinner, I started with some fried rice. Cooked it in the wok then set aside in a small bowl so I could use the wok (I doubt any of you … Continue reading

Too many bagels

Too many bagels

If you read my last post about Trader Joe’s then you know I found some faux-Doritos they make that I now love. Love so much that I finished the bag before my husband could even try any. Oops! This was a good excuse to make him come with me to Trader Joes. He has never … Continue reading

Trader Joe’s gluten free favorites!

Trader Joe’s gluten free favorites!

Last Spring my town got a Trader Joe’s. I had only been in one once, across the country, and prior to shopping for gluten free food. It is always extremely crowded there so I have only made a handful of trips. I grabbed a few new products last night and was pleasantly surprised at my … Continue reading

Burrito casserole

Burrito casserole

Whenever I’m stuck in a rut over what to make for dinner, I like to create casseroles. Tonight I created a Burrito Casserole. It turned out pretty good! As usual, by just watching specific brands I made it gluten free. 2 chicken breasts (I have started to use Trader Joe’s precut grilled and seasoned strips- … Continue reading

Taco Pie

Taco Pie

I found this gem on Normal Cooking and couldn’t wait to give it a try! I made a couple changes and made it gluten free by using GF Bisquick and GF taco seasoning. Ingredients: 1 lb ground beef ½ cup chopped onion 1 package taco seasoning ½ cup Bisquick mix 1 cup milk 2 eggs … Continue reading

Pizza muffins

Pizza muffins

I found this recipe on Rachel Ray and have adapted it slightly. I made it gluten free just by using GF flour instead of regular flour. I tried it for the first time as a Superbowl appetizer and they were loved by all. Go 49ers! Yields about 20 muffins if you fill the muffin tin … Continue reading

Chicken Alfredo casserole .. With broccoli!

Chicken Alfredo casserole .. With broccoli!

I found a couple versions of this on Pinterest and figured I’d give it a whirl. We love fettuccini Alfredo and chicken and broccoli… And I love creating casseroles. Sounds like perfection! Most recipes are for a full casserole and since this is a newbie I halved it. The measurements below are for the 9×9 … Continue reading

My favorite meatloaf

My favorite meatloaf

I grew up enjoying two great meatloaf recipes, one from Mom and one from Grandma. My husband grew up liking a certain type of meatloaf as well. Of course this made it interesting the first time I decided to make meatloaf. I started with a classic recipe from Better Homes and Garden cookbook; you know, … Continue reading

Stuffed shells

Stuffed shells

I’m back!! Had a great vacation but we were definitely ready for some home cooked food. On a positive note, one of my brothers got engaged! We were thrilled and are very excited for them. She is still in college, so we have a few years to plan 🙂 I’ve been sitting on a box … Continue reading