Healing Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup: Gluten Free

Some of us get sick every winter. If you’re like me, you get a cold or the flu several times during the season. Chicken noodle soup is all I can eat when I get sick.  I prefer it to be low-sodium and gluten-free which is hard to find. Most gluten-free soup has rice in it…

Turkey Sausage, Peppers & Potatoes

Who doesn’t like sausage and potatoes? This is one of my favorite meals. I give the dish a healthier twist by using turkey sausage instead of pork or beef kielbasa. Ingredients: Turkey sausage New potatoes 1 medium onion 4 to 5 garlic cloves Yellow, orange, and green peppers Seasonings: garlic powder, sea salt, Mrs. Dash, ground…

Unstuffed Cabbage Rolls

Let’s face it. Stuffed cabbage rolls take more time than most of us have on a weekday night. Here’s a way to have the taste of stuffed cabbage rolls without the work. This recipe is gluten-free and you’ll only need one pot. Ingredients 1 pound ground turkey 1 large onion, chopped Yellow bell pepper Red…

Sweet Sausage, Rosemary Potatoes & Swiss Cheese

I’m a meat and potatoes girl. So I’m always looking for quick and easy ways to get my fix. Here’s a delicious recipe you can cook in one pan. It’s got meat, potatoes and lots of cheese, and it’s even gluten-free. Ingredients: 1 package of sweet turkey sausage Yukon potatoes cut into wedges Green bell…

Potatoes, Chicken Sausage & Peppers

This is one of my Purge Week meals. I use what I have left over in the house to cook up a yummy dish. Of course, it’s gluten-free. I had some garlic, red onion, two potatoes, green pepper, and a package of tomato basil chicken sausage. Time for some sausage and potatoes. This is an old classic but…

Lazy Stuffed Bell Peppers

There’s nothing like stuffed green bell peppers, but it can be a time-consuming meal with too many steps for a busy weeknight. I came up with a recipe that’s quick and still tastes delicious. It’s also gluten-free and it’s a perfect dish for those who follow the Mediterranean Food Diet Pyramid like I do. Prep time:…

Super Quick Chicken Soup-Gluten Free

We’ve all been there. The scratchy throat and sniffles start and before you know it you’re sick. It happened to me this week. I was in need of cold medicine so I went to Walmart. I found my medicine, freshly squeezed orange juice, and 7up just in case. I had loads of chicken noodle soup…

Shredded Chicken Stew: Crockpot Recipe

Chicken stew is a hearty meal that’s  full of meat, potatoes, and vegetables. I came up with a version of chicken stew that’s guaranteed to be delicious and easy on the wallet. The first thing you’ll need is a slow cooker. Ingredients 1 pound of chicken breasts or thighs (You can reduce it to half a…

Meatless Monday–Cold Weather Ratatouille

Ratatouille is one of my favorite meatless dishes. It’s affordable and easy to make. The dish originates from the Provence region of France, and there are many different ways to make it. This is my recipe but you can add or subtract any of the veggies you want, although the tomatoes and eggplant are the stars…

Meatless Monday- Mango, Yellow Corn & Black Bean Salsa

Here’s a great Meatless Monday recipe that’s quick, healthy and darn good. Ingredients 1 Mango-cubed 1/2 Diced red onion 1 Diced tomato Fresh Cilantro-use to taste 1 Can of drained black beans 1 Can of drained yellow corn or fresh roasted corn Juice of 1 lime Diced Serrano pepper-optional or use to taste 2 or…