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Mini meatloaf: bacon cheddar!

Mini meatloaf: bacon cheddar!

This recipe is awesome. It can be made into a regular loaf or mini sized (compliments of a muffin tin). Regular meatloaf takes more than an hour to make. This takes less than half the time! Makes me like it even more. 2 eggs 3/4 cup milk 2/3 cup bread crumbs 1/4 cup chopped onion … Continue reading

Chicken Tot Bake

Chicken Tot Bake

I’m sure you have all sorts of inspirational pictures and quotes showing up on your Facebook wall. I usually skim over them. I have a couple family members that started these “shares,” but things are starting to get interesting. Instead of pictures of sunsets and cute animals, I’m starting to see delicious recipes! I was … Continue reading

Homemade cheddar bacon mashed potatoes

Homemade cheddar bacon mashed potatoes

I finished the potatoes! Finally. Here is my last potato recipe for a while. Quick, easy, serves 4. 8-10 small potatoes 2 tbsp butter 1/2 cup cheddar cheese Bacon bits (Hormel brand are GF) Peel and boil the potatoes for 25 minutes. Drain the water. Mash the potatoes. Return to the stove and set to … 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

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