- LEFTOVER TACO BOWL
Each night I ask...what to cook tonight?? We had tacos the night before, with this recipe here. There was about 1 cups worth of taco meat sauce left in the fridge. With the high costs of groceries, well truthfully inflation overall everywhere, I refuse to throw away good food. With a few pantry/fridge staples this ...
- CHICK PEA CURRY STEW
This was a healthy, mighty flavorful vegan/vegetarian stew. There are a lot of options you could use with this recipe in terms of vegetables: carrots, broccoli, peas, red pepper, cauliflower, spinach to name a few. I used what I had on hand so by all means adjust this recipe to suit your own needs/tastes.
While we ...
- TASTY RICE AND BEANS A PANTRY THROW TOGETHER
This simple dish is a great way to use up some pantry ingredients as well as providing a hearty lunch or dinner. We usually do 2-3 vegetarian dinners each week to maintain overall health, and it helps with the costs too!
1-1/2 Tblsp. Avocado oil
1 small onion, finely diced
1/2 a stalk of celery with leaves, finely ...
- RECIPE INSPIRATION: MEXICAN CASSEROLE
I found this recipe from Cooking On the Ranch...please check out the blog for this yummy original recipe. It sounded so good I had to try with a few of my own ideas. I can never leave a recipe alone lol, and made a few changes, I must say the results were yummy and leftovers ...
- GINGER TANGERINE BEEF STIR FRY
Lately, we have been having different kinds of rice bowls, stir fry's, and different curry dishes. It adds some variety to dinners, as well as being a great way to use up any extras that might be in the fridge. This dish would also be lovely with red pepper strips, and bean sprouts. Any number ...
- AIR FRYER SPAGHETTI SQUASH
Air Fryer spaghetti squash could not get any easier. We love to have spaghetti squash with Meatballs and Marinara sauce, or under a serving of chili. Spaghetti squash is a nutritious and filling squash any way you decide to serve it.
Cut the stem end off of the spaghetti squash, then place on cut end and ...
- RICE QUINOA LENTIL CURRY BOWL
Before I get into this recipe I must show you my newest kitchen addition:
A Cast Iron Enameled 3.5 quart Brasier. I am in serious luv with this baby. It is great for Danish Frikadiller, seafood dishes, Chinese Food, Curry bowls etc. etc.
Recently we discovered combining rice and quinoa is a winning combination - textures, flavors, ...
- SAFFRON RICE AND SAFFRON RICE BREAKFAST BOWL
This is a recipe that happened as a result of a happy accident. We love a simple Saffron Rice with any kind of seafood or simple chicken dish. So having made the Saffron rice the night before, there were some leftovers the next day.
I decided to reheat the rice in a pan with a bit ...
- AIR FRYER CHICKEN WINGS
Air Fryer chicken wings take everyday chicken wings to a whole new level. Quick and easy with a simple marinade of your choice you can not go wrong!
The method used here is a bit different to other chicken air fryer recipes, so will begin with the simple marinade we used.
25 chicken wings/drumetts
in a bowl whisk ...
- AIR FRYER SMOKIES
Here is the method we used to cook smokies in the Air Fryer ... it could not be easier. These are an all natural gluten free smoked sausage that we normally do on the BBQ, but we have discovered they taste even better being cooked in an Air Fryer. No oil is required, for four ...
- THAI CHICKEN RAMEN SOUP
This soup most definitely exceeded our expectations. Huge huge flavor in this simple soup whether served for lunch or dinner. Now if you like your soup on the "spicy hot" side add extra fresh cracked pepper and Thai Red Curry Paste. This can certainly be made vegetarian/vegan using Vegetable stock omitting chicken and adding in ...
- AIR FRYER ROAST CHICKEN AND ROAST CHICKEN BREASTS
You have all probably heard me say before, we love love our Air Fryer! Chicken of all kinds is truly divine.
We have discovered with Air Fryer chicken - various parts of the chicken or a whole roast chicken, each method is a bit different. For example, while whole chicken legs are cooked at a temperature ...
- VEGETABLE CHEESE OMELET - BREAKFAST FOR DINNER TOO
There is something so satisfying about Breakfast for Dinner, and an omelet is the way to go served along side sliced ham and Air Fryer Potatoes. The amounts here work nicely for 2 people. A mid sized non stick frying pan is ideal.
3 large organic eggs
a handful of fresh spinach finely sliced
2 Tblsp. diced red ...
- AIR FRYER ITALIAN SAUSAGES
A super quick easy method for Air Fryer Italian Sausages, and mighty tasty, plus dinner is ready in less than half an hour!
Preheat your Air Fryer at 365 degrees for 5 minutes. No need to add any oil as they will brown up nicely cooking. Cook for 23-25 minutes until the internal temperature reaches 160 ...
- AIR FRYER CHICKEN LEGS
Well, I am happy to say this chicken method might be the best yet! We used chicken thighs/drumstick attached style of chicken with this simple dry rub - so just a method here. Lightly drizzle Extra Virgin Olive oil onto the chicken and rub onto the chicken to coat well then add your dry rub. ...
- ROASTED TURKEY BREAST
This was a boneless Turkey breast just under 3 pounds in weight. We used a citrus herb mixture to coat over the turkey breast, basting while it roasted. Super tender with plenty of leftovers the next day.
Any spice blend will work nicely here. Next time I will use this citrus herb blend as an actual ...
- AIR FRYER CHICKEN PARMESAN
This was a lovely easy dish to prepare. The more we use the Air Fryer, the more we love it! With this Chicken Parmesan, we chose to use lightly toasted Gluten Free French Bread, but a gluten free hamburger bun would work as would any gluten free pasta. Homemade marinara or from a jar also ...
- FETTUCCINE IN A CREAMY TOMATO AND CHARD SAUCE
This recipe came about once again as a result of using up whatever was available in the pantry and fridge. These days we do what we can to stretch meals and use up whatever we buy. This dinner should serve 4 or in our case two, with leftovers the next day....yayyy!
Sometimes these dinners are the ...
- AIR FRYER PORK CHOPS
Pork chops are such a wonderful meal to cook in an air fryer. We had been cooking them in the oven only to have our fire alarm setting off because of the smoke from the oven...not to mention a nasty dirty oven to clean. The air fryer eliminates that all together and you end up ...
- GOOD, NUTRITIOUS, GLUTEN FREE FOOD - REVISED
Having Celiac disease means you have it for LIFE. Yes you can heal, but it never goes away. Once you come to understand what Celiac Disease is (the inability to digest Gluten) you can heal from the devastating affects, but you remain a Celiac for life. You can never resume eating Gluten, and in my ...
- AIR FRYER BACON
Wow...wow...wow is what I say to Air Fryer Bacon! You know how tasty bacon cooked in the oven is? Well using an Air Fryer is even better. The bacon cooks more evenly than any other method we have tried and as a result this creates even better flavor and texture.
In terms of temperature my Air ...
- AIR FRYER ROAST CHICKEN THIGHS
These Air Fryer dry rubbed chicken thighs were juicy, tender and only took 25 minutes to cook. This post is more about the method of cooking using the Air Fryer - any season blend will work nicely here.
For ours we used this spice blend:
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 tsp. celery salt
1/2 tsp. paprika
3/4 tsp. dried thyme
- MEDITERRANEAN COB SALAD WITH LEMON CHICKEN & A CREAMY LEMON SUN DRIED TOMATO DRESSING
Oh. My. Goodness. I have never had a Cobb Salad before....and upon dreaming about this recipe with the flavors awakening me in the morning, I just knew I had to give it a go. Our tummy's were very happy. Cobb salad is such a lovely dish which makes a healthy lunch or dinner any day ...
- AIR FRYER MEATLOAF
Ohhhh do we ever love a good meat loaf in this household. There are a number of different meatloaf recipes on this blog, this one today was a simple version which I will recap here plus the method for cooking in the Air Fryer. What I was most impressed about with this meal was the ...
- AIR FRYER PORK TENDERLOIN ROAST AND BAKED POTATOES
This was the first meal to be cooked in our new Air Fryer, and I must say I was impressed. This post is more about the method of cooking a roast and potatoes in a new way.
I made a simple dry rub for the pork tenderloin...First I used about a tsp. of Extra Virgin Olive ...
- ONE POT BEEF CURRY RICE VEGGIE BOWL
Another quick and easy dinner that came together in one pot - love the convenience and yet you can still serve a healthy hearty meal.
1 lb. Extra lean ground beef
3/4 cup well rinsed and drained Basmati rice
1/2 a large onion roughly chopped
1 large garlic clove, minced
2/3 cup roughly chopped and peeled red pepper
2 handfuls fresh ...
- GINGER CHICKEN VEGGIE RICE BOWL
This ended up being a "throw together dinner" that turned out beautifully. Simple easy ingredients, a quick stir fry served over basmati rice and dinner was done.
3/4 - 1 lb. skinless, boneless chicken breasts cut into 1 inch cubes
1/4 cup Tamari Sauce or gluten free soy sauce
1 small minced garlic clove
1/4 wedge of fresh lemon
- SUN DRIED TOMATO FETTUCCINE
There is something very lush and decadent about a delicious serving of Fettuccine. It used to be that in terms of gluten free pasta our choices were pretty limited. Thankfully we now have a wide range of pastas to choose from. A couple of gluten free pastas I have yet to find is Ravioli and ...
- TUNA MACARONI AND CHEESE
Such an old school recipe but one that never gets old and it is mighty tasty too. Any gluten free pasta style of macaroni or small pasta shape will work in this recipe. A quick and easy lunch or dinner.
8 oz. Gluten Free Pasta Shells
1 184 gram canned chunky white tuna
1 1/4 c. 2 % ...
- RICE JOLLAF RECIPE REVIEW AND CHICKEN CROCK POT CURRY
This recipe might hands down be one of the best curry dishes I have ever made! Recently, my daughter and I went to a restaurant that is farm sourced, organic, with African roots - it was the first time we have ever had Jollaf Rice. Wow, wow, wow, it was so good. I found a ...