Kung Pao Chicken (Make Gluten Free)


Kung Pao Chicken

I love Oriental food and I LOVE Kung Pao Chicken, so I wanted to share my GLUTEN FREE, home-cooked recipe {that tastes great to everybody} with you today.

I almost NEVER can eat at Chinese restaurants these days anymore, UNLESS they have a dedicated Gluten-Free menu {i.e.: P.F.Read the rest

Sunshine Juice Beverage

My Favorite “non-dairy” smoothie!

Sunshine Juice: Allrecipes Molly’s Profile


The original recipe listed FRESH orange slices, fresh raspberries, and fresh mint. However, as LOVELY as the original sounded, I needed to adapt it (to what I had on hand) which was:

…frozen orange concentrate 
some frozen raspberries,
and  a rather ripe banana..Read the rest

Cheesy Cauliflower Soup: W/ both (Gluten Free) and Traditional Rue Recipes

Instant ClearJel®

The thickener I use in this soup is Instant ClearJel® Powder aka: ICJ® Powder  It’s my favorite thickener. I’ve actually been using it for nearly 30 years! That’s a very long successful track record!

Now if you’ve been following my blog, you might already be familiar with ICJ® powder.
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Ranch Seasoning Mix (Homemade) Regular & Gluten Free

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Related Recipe: “Roast Beef: “To Die For”  


My original recipe called for saltine crackers, but I didn’t buy them regularly, so whenever my DH brought home Wendy’s Chili, something BTW something we both love, I would reserve the packets for this recipe… to use later for my favorite “TO DIE FOR” rub – to slather onto pot roasts, chuck roasts or cross rib roasts – which can make a sliced taste almost as good as PRIME RIB! 


However, since I gone Gluten Free, I’ve substituted the regular gluten-laden saltines with Glutino Ritz-like crackers.Read the rest

Enchilada Chicken Chowder / Soup


My friend Lisa shared this soup recipe and says it’s very similar to the Zupa’s Cafe’s version in Utah: http://cafezupas.com/menu/soups/chicken-enchilada-chili/.


(Note: I have not had the pleasure of tasting that soup; my adaptations may make it a bit different, but I love Lisa’s shared recipe.
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Herb Roasted Potatoes

I love these potatoes; they are super easy to roast and go terrific with the chicken! 

Herb Roasted Potatoes, served with Lemon Garlic Chicken.

HERB ROASTED POTATOES

2 1/2 lbs red or russet potatoes, quartered and unpeeled
1 Tbsp Dijon mustard (country-style)
3 Tbsp olive oil
2 tsp garlic, minced
2 tsp dry basil leaves
2 tsp dry oregano leaves
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cracked black pepper

Combine ingredients with seasonings and herbs, transfer to a baking sheet.Read the rest