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Healthy Recipe – Meinless Chicken Chow Mein

This definitely has some great flavor!  Pour over brown rice rather than the noodles mentioned below. 1 carrots 1/4 lb of thin green beans 1/4 lb snow peas 4 scallions 1 inch piece fresh ginger 1 clove garlic 2 tablespoons sunflower oil (the recipe calls for 1 tablespoon of soy sauce, so you may need to add a little more oil) 2 skinless chicken breasts 1/2 lemon 1/2 tsp salt 1) peel the carrots and cut them into thin strips.  trim the beans and snow peas.  trim and slice the scallions. 2) peel the ginger and grate it coarsely.  peel the garlic and either crush it or chop it finely. 3) heat the oil in a frying pan.  cut the chicken into strips, stir fry if for a few minutes until golden, then leave it on a plate. 4) put the garlic, ginger, carrots and beans in the frying pan.  stir fry them for 4-5 minutes, turning all the time. 5) add the chicken, snow peas, scallions and noodles.  mix everything together and cook for a few more minutes. 6) add the lemon juice and salt and leave cooking for a few more minutes.   If someone can find egg noodles that we can eat, then add this to the recipe for under the meal above: 8 oz of dried medium egg noodles 1 tsp of sunflower oil 1) boil water, add noodles. 2) boil them them 4 minutes. 3) drain noodles and rinse them in cold water. 4) return to pot and mix in sunflower oil. (For step 6 above, add the noodles) If someone can find soy sauce (or some equivalent), then add soy sauce in step 6 above. Bon Appetite!






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Gluten Free Bean Recipe

Gluten Free – Soy Free – Dairy Free – Corn Free This recipe hits all the major food sensitive FREEs! I had my doubts but it was a winner! I prefer dried beans to canned beans which means that you have do a little planning.






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Gluten Free Zucchini Chips

Gluten Free Recipe I am more and more convinced that being gluten free will lead to a healthier life! Since we have been gluten free we have all felt better, lost weight and have more energy! NOTE: My son has to be gluten free or he gets terrible headaches. I don’t bake anything with gluten or bring home products that have gluten but I am not gluten free. I do have gluten from time to time. I came across this gluten free recipe for zuchinni chips. Hopefully I will be able to try this soon!   (photo source) Take your zucchini and thinly slice it. (The original recipe recommended using a mandolin which I don’t have… I thought a mandolin was a musical instrument! Guess I will have to look that one up.) Sprinkle rice flour on the slices. (If they are too moist you may have to pat them with a paper towel first.) Note: you can use any gluten free flour that you have on hand. Add oil to your pan. I like to use Coconut oil when cooking at high temps. Throw in the sliced zucchini and add a bit of seasoning like salt, pepper and/or garlic powder. Cook and remove! I will let you know when I try these gluten free zucchini chips. I love zucchini and am confident that these will be great!     Relevant Searchgluten free zucchini chips






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Crockpot Recipe – Bean Casserole

Bean Casserole Crockpot Recipe We go through a LOT of food! I am always trying to figure out ways to cut down on food costs as well as time in the kitchen. I LOVE my crockpots! For the first time in 27 years of marriage, I had a crockpot die! Very strange,, they usually last forever. I knew that I could probably get one on sale at Costco over the holidays and so I waited, limping along with only two crockpots until I could get my $1o dollars off. I got a bonus in the box, a small recipe book.  At first I thought there couldn’t be any good recipe there but on a desperate day, I perused through the recipes because I was out of meat and no car was available.  I came across this ‘bean casserole’ recipe and decided to give it a try. The guys loved it!  It was a hit! Hot three-bean casserole* (*Note: from the Original Crock-pot) 1/2 cup olive oil 2 cup chopped onion 2 cups chopped celery 4 cloves garlic, minced 4 cups frozen cut green beans 2 cans chickpeas 2 cans kidney beans 2 cups coarsely chopped tomato 2 cups water 2 cans tomato sauce 2-3 jalapeno peppers, minced 2 T chili powder 4 teaspoons sugar 1 T cumin 2 t salt 2 t oregano 1/2 t pepper Saute the onion, celery and garlic first. Next add the saute mixture and the rest of ingredients in crockpot. Cook on low for 6-8 hours. This is a great gluten free, soy free, dairy free recipe!  I use xylitol rather than sugar.  I also use chopped hot peppers. Let me know what you think of this recipe… Linda






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Gluten Free Soy Free Dairy Free Corn Free Hot and Tangy Soup Recipe

Gluten Free Soy Free Dairy Free Corn Free Hot and Tangy Soup Recipe Finding healthy and filling healthy plans for our restrictive diets continues to be a challenge. However I do feel that I am getting better and more efficient! Today’s healthy diet menu plan is a Tangy soup with ground beef and vegetables. I cooked about four pound and ground turkey a couple of days ago.  (NOTE: The best price on ground turkey is at our local Costco for $2.29/pound.) Before this lifestyle change, I didn’t use ground beef or ground turkey in many meals other than Italian dishes.  Most of the ground meat was used for spaghetti sauce, lasagna, or baked ziti.  I also used ground beef in chili. I need to find some other recipes that were healthy, gluten free, soy free, dairy free and corn that used ground turkey.  Here is one that I modified and tastes very good. Ingredients: Ground turkey (~3# cooked) Beans (I had beans in the frig that had been soaked and then cooked, ready for soup) Onions (3 large red) Garlic (5 cloves) (can never get enough garlic!) Chicken broth (~6-10 cups) Cabbage (6 cups, red) Diced Tomatoes (2x 15 oz cans) Carrots (finely chopped; ~10) Spices – I never measure  :o)  (T – stands for more; t – represents less) Xylitol (called for brown sugar)  T Vinegar (used red wine)  T thyme  t cinnamon  t pepper  t Ground Cloves  t NOTE: Would have added a bay leaf or two but I just ran out my order hasn’t come yet.  (I just added a link on the right sidebar to the best price I have found for bay leaves!!) That’s it,, I now have two crockpots going with this soup and it smells great! I will make rice or quinoa or gluten free pasta to go with the soup as well as fill up the boys. Let me know if you if you like it and any modifications you recommend that I try. With the cooler weather on the way, soup is a great meal!






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