Potatoes with Olive Oil & Parsley in the Slow Cooker

Gluten-Free Potatoes with Olive Oil & Parsley in the Slow Cooker

The simplest ideas are sometimes the most useful. This is a simple recipe and it is that simplicity that makes it so good. I did these potatoes in my slow cooker so I made them “on autopilot” while I did other things.
 
I made the potatoes shown in the picture in the slow cooker as cubed potatoes with olive oil & parsley for seasoning.
 
Quartered or cubed potatoes with your favorite seasonings would work just as well. I served these recently for dinner with what I call a mini-meat loaf.

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Flourless Chocolate Cake with Fresh Strawberries

Flourless Chocolate Cake with Fresh, Ripe Strawberries

Several years ago when my sister emailed me a recipe for something called “flourless chocolate cake.” I had no idea what it would be like, but it looked intriguing.

When I tried it, I realized it was delicious and not quite like any other cake I’d had before. No flour… Really, NO flour, no rice flour or almond flour or tapioca flour… Not even cornstarch.

A short ingredient list and simple instructions make this elegant gluten-free recipe.

The outcome is a dessert fit for a celebration!

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Gluten-Free Trail Mix Makes Healthy Snacks

Gluten-Free Trail Mix Makes Healthy Snacks

Preparing healthy snacks is usually time-consuming  The good news is that not every snack has to be complicated or time-consuming to be healthy.  Gluten-free trail mix can be as healthy as you want it to be. Quick to make.  Quick to pack.  Easy to carry.  Nutrition on the go.  Those are good reasons to make…

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Gluten-Free and Paleo Braised Pork Loin with Green Onion

Braised Pork Loin Chops with Green Onion Are Gluten-Free and Paleo

The flavors of lean pork and green onion work together so that this easy recipe hardly needs much else. We like these braised chops often, so it’s a good thing the boneless pork loin is so lean and quick to cook. When my family asks, “How long till supper is ready?” — I can tell them this will be ready soon!

It can be on the table in less than 30 minutes. That makes a great weeknight supper, but it tastes good enough for guests, too. Match it with a side dish of asparagus or green beans and possibly some potatoes for a well-rounded meal.

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Yellow Split Pea Soup with Parsley

Easy Yellow Split Pea Soup in the Slow Cooker

This winter we’ve been adding more color and flavor to our meals by making our own soups, just like this Yellow Split Pea Soup. It’s so attractive with its yellow color, especially with some fresh parsley to top it.

Some recipes include a ham bone with split peas, but I think yellow split peas have enough flavor on their own that a good stock is sufficient to make a satisfying soup. In the slow cooker, with your favorite stock, this makes a filling dish, suitable for lunch or a light supper. This could easily be vegetarian or vegan by using your favorite vegetable stock.

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Gluten-Free Flatbread with Hummus

Gluten-Free Flatbread Recipe with Hummus

Here’s something you can use at a buffet, a Superbowl party, or if you just want some snacks to munch on. This Gluten-Free Flatbread will do a great job. And, depending on what you top it with, you can have plain or seasoned Gluten-Free Flatbread… As mild or as peppy as you like it. Add some hummus and you’ll be enjoying a nutritious, filling snack or appetizer for your family and any guests you might have.

This flatbread recipe is easy and fast, even though it is yeast-raised. I’ve made it numerous times recently while I was testing different flours. It has been easy to make no matter what happens…

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Rice Grits for a Whole Grain Cereal with Brown Sugar, Cinnamon and Currants

Rice Grits for a Whole Grain Cereal with Brown Sugar, Cinnamon and Currants

Have you ever had grits?

I absolutely love them on a cold winter’s morning. Grits make a delicious, hot, creamy whole grain cereal that you can top with brown sugar, cinnamon and currants or raisins.

Grits are most commonly made from corn. But grits can also come from rice or other grains. The broken pieces of grain – the “shorts,” “brokens” or “middlins,” better known in the U.S. of A. as “Grits” – readily cook into a variety of dishes.

Read this post to discover another gluten-free treat you can relish!

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