GFCF Recipes

Easy Tamale Pie: Gluten-free and Dairy-free

- A few years ago, I made a version of tamale pie where I made tamale dough and put something in the middle (honest, I can’t remember; it might have been chili inside). I’m not sure why that went out of my rotation. More recently, I made a tamale pie as more of an experiment with black beans and salsa ...

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BBQ Chicken Salad with Avocado Lime Dressing

    If you follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram you may have noticed that we were featured on San Diego Living again on Monday. We always have so much fun doing that! Click here to watch if you missed us. We made three different kinds of lunchables as part of a back to school segment and they were a hit. We ...

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Chocolate Sorbet Recipe: Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free

  I get given boxes of chocolates by my mother-in-law occasionally, but they always have wheat in.  Added to that the amount of dairy in chocolates is enough to cause me trouble.  I used to squeeze all the chocolates in a mixed box to find the ones that were firm (fortunately husband loves soft-centred chocolates) but mostly now I have ...

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Cilantro-Quinoa Turkey Burgers with Garlicky Kale

Gluten-Free Turkey Burgers It’s official – I’m obsessed with quinoa. I’ve broadened my gluten-free horizons and have started trying out all sorts of recipes with this wonderful grain in the ingredient list! I have the blog Queen of Quinoa in my Google Reader, so I find a lot of great recipes there, including this one!! Cilantro-Quinoa Turkey Burgers with Garlicky Kale

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Easy Gluten Free Meal Recipe: Picadillo

Fall is the time of year when we need quick and easy, nutritious comfort foods to get us through our hectic lives.  Picadillo is a traditional Cuban chili.  You can make it with less spice (cut back on the cumin, chili powder and garlic) and the children will love it. Picadillos have some spice but also sweetness.    This can be served ...

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Friday’s Find: Sugar-Free Vanilla Coconut Milk (and a New Smoothie!)

This week’s Friday’s Find makes this Smoothie Queen very happy.  Not only is it made by a company that I already love, but it opens up flavor options without added sugar.  I love So Delicious Coconut Milk, but I usually purchase the unsweetened version to avoid sugar.  I have to admit that I do look longingly at the Vanilla, because it ...

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Gluten and Dairy Free Chocolate Pudding Mix Recipe

  Here’s a very easy make-ahead recipe for Gluten and Dairy Free Chocolate Pudding Mix. Keep a jar on hand for a fast kids-favorite dessert, after-school snack or lunchbox treat. Use your favorite dairy-free milk in the recipe. I used canned gluten-free coconut milk which makes a really rich-tasting pudding. Prep Time: 7 minutes Cook Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 12 minutes Ingredients: ...

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Gluten Free / Dairy Free High Protein “Banilla” Breakfast Smoothie

Kids love this creamy delicious high protein “banilla” smoothie. There’s a lot of nutritional value in this 5-minute busy morning gluten and dairy free smoothie. Use a frozen banana for extra creamy texture. Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 5 minutes Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 2 cups unsweetened dairy free milk substitute – (Use your favorite. Mine is light coconut milk.) 2 ounces dairy free ...

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