Food 4 thought

Recipes and food ideas that I enjoy which I’ve either found online, in my cookbooks or discovered by trial and error in my kitchen. All recipes are gluten free, can be made dairy free and can have the proteins changed to your preference, from tofu to turkey.

Bon Appetit!

Southern Biscuits & Gravy

Gravy 4 tbsp. unsalted butter 4 tbsp. Bob’s Red Mill One-to-One baking flour dash Salt Pepper to taste 2 1/2 c. milk (can use soy or almond in place of dairy) Melt butter in saucepan over low heat. Blend in baking flour, salt and pepper; cook until smooth and bubbly. Stir in milk. Heat to … Continue reading Southern Biscuits & Gravy

Yummy Homemade BBQ Shrimp

Ingredients 1/2 tsp dried basil or 1 tbsp fresh basil 1/2 tsp dried thyme 1/2 tsp dried rosemary (crushed in mortar and pestle) 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper or 1/8 tsp red pepper flakes 1/3 tsp smoked paprika 1 tsp garlic, minced 1 tbsp shallot, diced or 1 tsp dried onion 1/2 cup butter 1/4 cup … Continue reading Yummy Homemade BBQ Shrimp

Baked Turkey Meatballs

Ingredients 1 lb lean ground turkey (organic, free range) 1/2 cup gluten free seasoned bread crumbs (4C makes a great product!) 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese (works w/ dairy free options too) 2 tsp dried onion flakes (substitute green pepper if onion is too strong) 1/2 tsp garlic powder (celery seed or bok choy will work … Continue reading Baked Turkey Meatballs

Fresh Caprese Salad

Ingredients 3 medium – large ripe tomatoes 8 oz fresh mozzarella cheese (solid not shredded).  *dairy free cheese may be substituted if needed* 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves (dried won’t work) 1 pack cherry tomatoes 2 tbsp olive oil 8 tsp balsamic vinegar salt and pepper to taste black olives for garnish (optional) Directions Prepare … Continue reading Fresh Caprese Salad

Four Cheese Mac & Cheese

          Ingredients 1 package Tinkyada gluten free rice pasta (elbow, penne or shells) 3/4 lb cheddar cheese, shredded (white or sharp, your preference) 1/2 lb Gruyere cheese, shredded 1/2 c Asiago cheese, shredded 1/2 c Fontina cheese, shredded 4 tbsp unsalted butter 2 tbsp gluten free flour (Bob’s Red Mill 1 … Continue reading Four Cheese Mac & Cheese

Lemongrass Tofu

INGREDIENTS 2 lemongrass stalks, finely chopped (found next to other fresh herbs) 1 1/2 tbsp tamari sauce (San-J tastes great) 2 tsp Thai red curry paste (Thai Kitchen) 1/2 tsp dried chili flakes 1/2 inch slice of raw ginger, chopped finely 2 tsps sugar, honey or other natural sweetener 1/2 tsp ground sea salt 12 … Continue reading Lemongrass Tofu

Summer Greek Salad

During the summer, fresh veggies are just too good to pass up. One of my fav salads during summertime is a Greek Salad. The sweetness of the grape tomatoes mixed with the saltiness of the kalamata olives makes the dish ever so refreshing. And its all gluten free (check dressing to make sure).     … Continue reading Summer Greek Salad

Yummy gluten-free, seafood quiche

This delicious quiche recipe is usually eaten pretty quickly at my house because it tastes so yummy. Try adding different items to the ingredients such as shrimp or scallops, and different cooking oils will also give the veggies different tastes. We prefer almond milk, however, soy, cashew or coconut would work as well. The piecrust … Continue reading Yummy gluten-free, seafood quiche