Thinking back to those first days of going gluten free, long before gluten free bread was readily available in grocery stores, I tried to replicate my gluten filled lunch by spreading peanut butter and jam on plain rice cakes. I usually ended up throwing them out and eating nachos.
I’m not sure when I figured out that if I made a little extra, I could have leftovers for lunch, but I’m so glad I did. Continue reading
Grilled chicken and vegetables is one of our favorite dinners. It’s fast and easy to prepare, you can stand outside in the sunshine when you cook it, there’s no huge mess in the kitchen to clean up, and it tastes great! I make extra so we can enjoy the leftovers for lunch in a Chicken and vegetable stir fry with cilantro cheese salsa. Our family eats about 1/2 a chicken breast at dinner each. If you have bigger or smaller appetites, feel free to adjust the amounts in this recipe to fit your family or add another side like baked potatoes or a salad. Continue reading
Giving up a major part of your diet can make preparing meals a little intimidating. Even with a list of gluten free foods, you may be wondering how to put it all together. For the next couple of weeks, I’m going to be sharing the dinners that I cook here, and the lunches that I make from the leftovers. Not “reheat in the microwave” lunches. I’m too picky for that. If I give up a food, I want the food I can eat to be as amazing as possible. Follow the links below for some of my favorite dinners and lunches. Continue reading