Lessons, Tips, & Recipes — Soups Salads & Sides
Stuffing is one of the most asked for recipes. Enjoy this great recipe from one of my wonderful gluten free friends. Jess McNeil was so kind to bless us with her favorite gluten free stuffing recipe. I have to say that Jess is one of my most “enthusiastic” gluten free friends. She always brings a smile to my face. I hope that her recipe will bring a smile to your face.
Quinoa Fruit and Nut Salad
Liven up your summer meals with this light and refreshing Quinoa Fruit Salad. Whether you are gluten free or not this salad is perfect for hot summer days, barbeques, and picnics at the park. The best thing is that this salad is healthy. It is so easy to make, tastes great, very versatile, and gluten free.
Mama's Easy GF Home-Made Taco Chip Garnish
These will delight any family member or guest. Top them on soup for a fun and festive topping or add them to a bowl at a fiesta theme party for dips. Enjoy them with taco dips as a garnish for soups, salads and more. Guaranteed smiles every time! At Valentines day, Mama uses a heart shape, at Christmas a mini-tree, just all year round a fun hot pepper works great! Cater it to your event and time of year.
Gluten Free Taco Soup —Tasty and with a kick!
This soup is not only delicious, but so easy to make anyone can make it, even teens. Mama shows you how to enhance flavor not only into your soup but also into the chicken. And there is a fun garnish to add to the top that everyone will enjoy.
Mama’s Tomato Basil Soup and Sun-Dried Tomato Basil Biscuits
Tomato Soup is the Traditional Comfort Food. This is Mama’s take on Tomato Basil soup that is quick to make, delicious and a little more on the gourmet side versus the Campbell’s Tomato Soup we grew up on. This is delicious served with Gluten Free Grilled Cheese Sandwiches. Or try it with Mama’s Tomato Basil Biscuits. Both are a hit for families and crowds and pair nicely together. There is nothing like a warm bowl of soup and biscuits hot out of the oven to warm up your house and bodies on cold winter days.
Making Gluten Free Rolls with Gluten Free Mama – 1 Great Recipe with 9 Variations!
Gluten Free Mama shows you how to take her popular Gluten Free Pull-Apart Dinner Roll Recipe and make it 9 different ways and 11 different variations! It’s like 11 recipes in one. This post includes tips, on pans to use, baking times, and fun variations. Making dinner rolls just became fun and even more delicious.
Mama’s Gluten Free French Fried Onions
French Fried Onions are famous for being added to the top of the famous Green Bean Casserole. Often Thanksgiving and Christmas time is the only time we here about this delicious topping. The good news is that we can actually enjoy these delicious fried onions all year round. Try them as a topping on salads, casseroles, saute’d vegetables, and Mama’s favorite as a topping on hamburgers and of course the famous green bean casserole.
Cabbage Crunch Salad ~ Gluten and Soy Free
Mama’s Cabbage Crunch Salad is a refreshing salad that is super easy to make for summer dinners, potlucks and picnics. It is a nice alternative to the traditional coleslaw dressing that you normally find with cabbage. It is also packed full of other delicious vegetables, making it full of vitamins, bursting with color, and lots of crunch. The salad is big enough to serve a big family, to serve at a party, to have plenty of leftovers throughout the week. Or make a smaller salad and cut the recipe in half.
Gluten Free Fried Parmesan Crusted Zucchini
Mama gets lots of requests for recipes for coatings for fried foods like zucchini chicken, mozzarella cheese, and etc. Everyone enjoys fried food, and once and a while we say why not? Of course, we are not saying indulge everyday, but on occasionally, or on special days it is okay to enjoy a delicious fried food. Both of Mama’s All-Purpose Gluten Free Flours, Mama’s Almond Blend and Mama’s Coconut Blend work great for coating fried foods.
Ham Wrapped Asparagus Appetizer
Gluten Free Appetizers and Side Dishes I am always thinking of easy to make appetizers to serve at parties. We need quick and easy appetizers so we can focus on the important things like visiting with our guests. This is one of my favorite go-to appetizers and is always a hit among guests.
Gluten Free Tabbouleh Salad
Tabbouleh Salad is one of my most favorite salads I learned how to make in cooking school about 20 years ago. Yep, I said it, 20 years ago. Now I feel old. Anyway, Tabbouleh is a traditional Middle Eastern Vegetarian dish, that has fresh mint, parsley, tomatoes, cucumber, green onions, lemon juice, olive oil and sometimes garlic. It is traditionally made with Bulger Wheat or Cous Cous. Obviously, bulger wheat and cous cous have gluten, so I made my Tabbouleh with Quinoa. Quinoa is similar in texture and taste to bulger and cous cous and it is prepared the same way
Gluten Free Mama’s Quinoa Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms or Zucchini
Need some new additions to your monthly dinner menu? Mama’s Quinoa Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms or Zucchini is sure to delight the taste buds of everyone in the family. Quinoa is a gluten free grain typically grown in South America. You want to be sure to soak the grain in water and rinse it off before use to prevent it from being bitter.
Gluten Free Mama’s Quick Pico De Gallo
Mama’s Pico De Gallo is a cinch to make and a delicious and healthy snack served up with a bowl of gluten free corn chips or paired with Mama’s Cilantro Hummus. Or make it and use it as a garnish on your favorite weeknight dinner meals, such as tacos, enchiladas, chili, casseroles and more.
Hearty Three Bean Chili ~ gluten free
I absolutely love fall and winter, not only because it brings with it cooler temperatures, but that it inspires me to get in the kitchen and make comfort food for dinner. Chili is one of my all time favorite comfort foods, next to pot roast and soups. Yesterday, here in the beautiful Mission Valley of Montana, the majestic mountains that I can view out my family room window were dusted with the first snow of the season.
Gluten Free Ramen Noodles
Ever wish you could just make some gluten free Ramen noodles for lunch or a snack? Well, now you can. All you need are some gluten free rice sticks or stir fry rice noodles, often found in the Asian isle at your supermarket. In large cities you can get them more affordable at the Asian markets. I used to buy ramen noodle packages from the grocery store, take out the seasoning, throw away the wheat noodles, and then add the seasoning to my own rice noodles, making them just as I would regular Ramen noodles. So why do that and be so wasteful, when you can make your own ramen noodle spice mix. So I made my own mix. Now...
Gluten Free Mama’s Jazzed Up Chicken Broth
It’s that time of year again. You know school is back in session, when kids are getting sick and thus passing it on to the adults. Whether you have a sore throat, cough, or sick tummy, Mama’s Jazzed Up Gluten Free Chicken Broth is sure to soothe your throat and settle the stomach too. It’s easy to make too!In fact, today, I have a little one home sick.
Cilantro Jalapeno Hummus ~ Gluten Free and Delicious!!!!
Cilantro Jalapeno Hummus ~ Gluten Free! A delicious healthy snack whether your gluten free or not! Well, I confess, this recipe isn’t completely my idea. Yes, I created it, but I stole the idea. It all started when my husband and I started traveling to Pasadena for mini vacations. When we were planning our honeymoon trip a few years ago, I decided to surprise my husband with a trip to Pasadena
Maple Glazed Yams & Cranberries
Thanksgiving is just around the corner and it’s time to start thinking about what to bring to dinner to accompany that juicy turkey. I have fond memories of the Thanksgiving dinner table. Family and friends gathered around the table that is overflowing with amazing dishes that are sure to delight our taste buds and fill our tummies with warmth, goodness and love.
Thanksgiving Side Dishes from Gluten Free Bloggers
A group of gluten free food bloggers and I teamed up to bring you a bunch of gluten free side dishes and a few desserts that you can make for your Thanksgiving Table. Food writers and bloggers like myself work hours and hours trying to perfect recipes just so you and I can enjoy them.
3 Cheese Gluten Free Au-Gratin Potatoes with Bacon & Green Onions
Potatoes, check; Cheese, check; Cream, check; Bacon, check; Green Onions, Check, now put it all together and you have created the most delicious, rich, creamy and heavenly 3 Cheese Gluten Free Au-Gratin Potatoes. This isn’t your mama’s au gratin potatoes, and it’s definitely not from a box! This is Gluten Free Mama’s version of Au-Gratin Potatoes and trust me, you won’t be disappointed.