Leftover Halloween Candy Cookies {Gluten-free}

Gluten-free Leftover Halloween Candy Cookies

Okay, be honest. How many of you have a "Candy Tax" where your kids have to give you some of their Trick-or-Treating loot? Whether your kids scored a ton of candy or you just bought way too much candy this year, you might find yourself with a LOT of candy around. After I go through all of the candy my kids bring home, getting rid of all of the candy that has gluten in it, then I snag a lot of the chocolate treats for baking. This time, I used Reese's Pieces ...

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Skillet Spaghetti {Gluten-free}

Gluten-free Skillet Spaghetti - An easy one-dish meal

I love easy one-dish meals for busy weeknights. Like most families, I find the dinner hour to be such a busy time, with getting the kids through their after-school routine, chores, and homework, while making dinner. Meals like this gluten-free Skillet Spaghetti are perfect for weeknights. When I'm on the ball, I even pre-cook a bunch of ground beef and freeze in 1/2 lb. servings, so that I can pull it out to make this meal even quicker to make! We like the flavor ...

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Cheeseburger Soup {Gluten-free}

Gluten-free Cheeseburger Soup

Several years ago, I was looking for some new soup recipes, and came across one with a funny name, "Cheeseburger Soup". It was in a church cookbook and sounded intriguing. I finally got around to making this and it quickly became a family favorite. Over the years, I've tweaked it a bit, both to make it gluten-free, a little healthier, and seasoned according to our tastes. This gluten-free Cheeseburger Soup is a creamy, hearty, soup with potatoes, cheese, ground ...

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Ham Cheddar Chowder {Gluten-free}

Gluten-free Ham Cheddar Chowder Soup - This creamy, hearty soup is a favorite of kids and adults!

There is not much better on a cold fall or winter day than a bowl of hot soup. One of my family's favorite soups is this gluten-free chowder that combines chunks of ham, potatoes, corn and lots of cheese to make a creamy, hearty, soup. This recipe was passed on to me years ago by a friend, who got it from a friend, so who knows where it originated from. I've altered it over the years to suit our taste preferences and, of course, to make it gluten-free. Now it is ...

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Buttermilk Pancakes {Gluten-free}

Gluten-free Buttermilk Pancakes - made with almond flour and millet! These are amazing!

Golden brown, moist and flavorful gluten-free buttermilk pancakes topped with butter or peanut butter and pure maple syrup are a favorite meal at our house. We have breakfast for dinner once a week and these delicious pancakes appear very often on our table! I'm very traditional, enjoying butter and maple syrup, but my hubby and boys love having peanut butter and maple syrup on theirs. Our family favorite recipe for gluten-free buttermilk pancakes is adapted from ...

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Chicken Broccoli Lo Mein {Gluten-free}

Gluten-free Chicken Broccoli Lo Mein

Raise your hand if you miss being able to head to the best Chinese food place in your town and ordering your favorite dishes like Broccoli Beef, Sweet and Sour Chicken, and Chicken Lo Mein?  Yeah, me too. Thankfully, I've figured out how to make all of those at home, so I'm sharing the first of those recipes today with this easy Chicken Broccoli Lo Mein. I love meals that are both easy and healthy, and this meal is definitely both! You need only one pot (for ...

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Cheesy Bean Dip and other Football Party food {Gluten-free}

Gluten-free Cheesy Bean Dip and Football Party Food

One of my favorite things about fall is football season. Since moving to Boise, we catch every Boise State game in person or on TV. We also watch many NFL games every weekend as we are both big fans. We love inviting friends over to take in the game and enjoy a bunch of food. Any good football game is made better with a good selection of gluten-free finger foods and dips. Some people stop entertaining in their home once they go gluten-free. Some think that it ...

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Busy Mom’s Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup {Gluten-free}

Busy Mom's Gluten-free Chicken Noodle Soup This comforting soup is made in the Crock-pot with only a little prep work!

This week we finally started having some fall weather here in Idaho. Along with that, I also had a sick kiddo, down with a sinus infection the past few days. Yesterday I decided that the cold weather and sickness both called for some comforting gluten-free chicken noodle soup! I have always made my chicken noodle soup in the Crock-pot, as it is so easy and delicious! I threw all of the ingredients in the Crock-pot around lunchtime, and got to enjoy the smells of it ...

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Grilled Lemon Garlic Chicken {Gluten-free}

Lemon Garlic Chicken {Gluten-free}

During the hot summer months, we love to turn to the grill to help prepare dinner so we don't have to heat up the house. This naturally gluten-free grilled lemon garlic chicken is super easy to prepare with my no-mess method, cooks quickly on the grill, and yields perfectly tender, flavorful chicken for an easy dinner. You can't ask for more than that! While you can easily cut the recipe in half, I prefer to make this large batch of chicken, even for our family ...

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Healthier Cheesy Baked Ziti {Gluten-free}

Healthier Baked Ziti {gluten-free, lower fat}

Creamy, cheesy baked ziti has always been a family favorite around here. With the flavors of lasagna, but much easier to make, this is a favorite casserole for me to make too. This meal is so filling and the leftovers reheat well for lunch or dinner the next day. When adapting it to gluten-free, I also took the opportunity to make my recipe a little healthier and lower fat. I reduced the fat in this recipe by swapping the usual pork Italian sausage for a ...

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