Archive for May, 2017

Baked Garlic Cheese Grits

So, so, so good. Breakfast- under catfish- with fried green tomatoes. There is no limit. Baked Garlic Cheese Grits Ingredients 6 c chicken broth 1 tsp salt ¼ tsp pepper ¼ tsp garlic powder 2 c gf grits 16 oz cheddar cheese ½ c milk 4 large eggs, beaten ½ c butter 8 oz sharp […]

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Blueberry Soda

My mother is newly Low FODMAPS and still trying to cope, so I thought a blueberry soda might help. Blueberry Soda Ingredients 4 c blueberries, rinsed 2 c water 1 c sugar 3 tbsp lime juice carbonated water Directions Place the blueberries and the water into a medium saucepan, set over medium-high heat and bring […]

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Blueberry Coconut Water Smoothie

Sports drinks are dangerously high in salt and sugars. It’s better to make your own. This is also wonderful for replenishing fluids when sick. Blueberry Coconut Water Smoothie Ingredients 11 oz coconut water (sub water with a pinch of sea salt) ½ c ice ¾ c frozen blueberries 1 tsp lime juice 1 tsp agave […]

Almond Milk

Make your own Almond Milk Almond Milk Ingredients 1 c raw almonds 1 c water + 3 c water, div 2 dates ½ tsp gf vanilla extract Directions Soak the almonds in the 1 cup of water overnight or for at least 6 hours. Drain the water from the almonds and discard. Blend the 3 […]

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Salsa Cruda

This is my favorite type of salsa. I want to taste the fresh first, then the bite. Salsa Cruda Ingredients 3-4 fresh tomatoes, rough chop 1-2 cloves garlic, minced 1 jalapeno, finely diced ½ bunch cilantro, roughly chopped ¼ c fresh lime ½ white onion, Finely diced sea salt Directions Mix and eat

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Parmesan Spinach Dip

Yummy, yummy, yummy. Not exactly low fat or I’d put this on everything. Parmesan Spinach Dip Ingredients 10 oz chopped spinach ½ c sour cream ¾ c gf Greek yogurt ½ c grated parmesan 1 clove garlic, minced 1 ½ c shredded mozzarella 1 pinch fresh pepper Directions Combine all of the ingredients and mix […]

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Parmesan Cheese Spread

There are so many modifications for this spread. Try chives, herbs, sun-dried tomatoes, red pepper flakes.. Parmesan Cheese Spread Ingredients 2 ½ c fine grated parmesan ¼ c olive oil (scant) ¼ c dry white wine Directions Combine the cheese, olive oil, and wine in a jar or bowl. Stir gently until it all comes […]

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No Bake Baklava Bites

We can live without the phyllo, people. This is how you do it. No Bake Baklava Bites Ingredients ½ c walnuts ½ c pistachios 2 tbsp honey 1 tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp lemon zest pinch of salt (if nuts were unsalted) Directions Put all the nuts, cinnamon and lemon zest into a food processor and […]

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Nacho Cheese Sauce

So we have safe chips, but most dips that aren’t salsa don’t make the cut. This one works. Nacho Cheese Sauce Ingredients 1 ½ tbsp. butter 1 tbsp cornstarch (sub 1/8th to 1/4 tsp arrowroot for corn free) ½ c evaporated milk 1 oz cream cheese, cubed 1/8th c Monterey jack shred ½ tbsp. hot […]

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Mashed Potato Rosemary Crisps

Like fancy potato chips. These double as crackers really easily, but are somewhat delicate. No dipping. Mashed Potato Rosemary Crisps Ingredients ¼-1/3 c cream ½ tsp salt 3 tbsp fresh rosemary, chop 2 tbsp butter 1/3 c parmesan, plus 6 c cooked potatoes (unprepared) Directions Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Mash the boiled […]

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