Side Dishes

Tofu and Cheese Quesadillas

I have to say that my husband is one brilliant chef. I love him. He always does the complicated yummy dishes, but sometimes it is simple and delightful. These quesadillas were just that – simple and delightful. These savory quesadillas were so good and the Daiya cheese made them perfect! Ingredients: 1 package of corn tortillas 1 package of mozzarella ...

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Homemade Gluten-Free Mayonnaise Recipe – Food Processor Method

Mayonnaise is a kitchen staple that adds rich flavor and binds ingredients in dishes from tuna salad to crab cakes. If you’ve ever tasted homemade mayonnaise, you know that the rich flavor and silky texture is nothing like what we buy at the grocery store. There are many good reasons to learn how to make homemade mayonnaise, first and foremost because ...

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Melissa’s Savory Gluten-Free, Grain Free Stuffing Recipe

This easy, stove top gluten-free and grain free recipe for Savory Gluten-Free Stuffing comes from Melissa Diane Smith, author of Gluten-Free Throughout the Year and Going Against the Grain. This recipe is an out-of-the-ordinary, hearty alternative for those avoiding not only gluten but all grain. Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 35 minutes Total Time: 45 minutes Yield: Serves 4 to 6

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Gluten Free Gravy Recipe

If you think making homemade gravy is harder than the SAT’s, think again. Instead of using a gluten-based roux (butter and flour), start using slurries. A slurry is a combination of a starch and cold water (equal parts) which are mixed into a hot liquid like chicken or turkey broth. The ratio that I use which seems to work well ...

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Gluten-Free Sunflower Seed and Kale Pesto Recipe

  I ate a lot this weekend. Way too much actually…in a good way. For my Dad’s birthday dinner, my mom and I made Ina Garten’s God-sent Truffled Macaroni & Cheese. Despite the loan she had to take out to buy the truffle butter and exotic mushrooms, it was by far the best mac n’ cheese ever. Let’s just say, ...

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Gluten-Free Baked Macaroni & Cheese Recipe

Macaroni and cheese is a great comfort food. When I eat it, I remember those days when my mom would surprise us with her baked macaroni and cheese. This wasn’t just any macaroni and cheese, this was the real deal, made from scratch! After starting the gluten-free diet, pasta dishes were a little tougher to make. Some pastas don’t hold ...

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Gluten-Free Onion Ring Recipe

Deep fried gluten-free onion rings are a real treat! I don’t deep fry often but when I do, I use this recipe and either Vidalia or Walla Walla onions. They’re crunchy delicious. Prep Time: 6 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 26 minutes Yield: 4 to 6 servings Ingredients: 2 sweet yellow onions, preferably Vidalia in season or Walla Walla 1 cup gluten-free all purpose flour ...

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