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Supreme Gluten Free Chicken Fajitas

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These phenomenal gluten free chicken fajitas include onions, green peppers, zucchini and more.

Start to Finish: 20 min
Serves: 4

Ingredients
2 Tbs canola oil
2 cloves garlic
1 tsp chili powder
3 boneless chicken breast halves, cut in thin strips
1 medium onion, cut in strips
3 medium bell peppers, seeded/cut in strips
1 zucchini, cut in strips
2 jalapenos, chopped (optional)
8 corn tortillas
1/2 cup sour cream (optional)
1 cup refried beans (optional)
1/2 cup salsa (optional)
1 bunch cilantro (optional)

Directions
1. Heat oil in heavy skillet. Add chicken strips and chili powder over high heat, stir constantly for 5 min, or until cooked. Drain and set aside.
2. In the empty skillet, add onion, garlic and  jalapenos to oil in pan and saute over high heat for 2 min. Add bell peppers and zucchini; cook over high heat for 4 min, or until vegetables have a blackened look around the edges. Return chicken to pan and heat until sizzling hot.
3. While the chicken is reheating wrap the corn tortillas in a damp paper towel and microwave for 30 sec. Serve right away with sour cream, cilantro, refried beans and salsa, if desired.

◊ To speed up the cooking process for this recipe purchase one of each (6oz) precooked chicken and steak strips from the store. They are not as budget friendly, but they are great way to whip up a fast, tasty meal.

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Ultimate Gluten Free Blondie Bars

Prep Time: 5 min
Start to Finish: 50 min
Serves: 16

Ingredients
3 eggs
3/4 cup oil
1/2 cup water
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup chocolate chips
1 (30oz) pkg “Namaste Foods” gluten free blondie mix

Directions for one 9×13 pan
1. Preheat oven to 350°. Spray or grease 9×13 pan.
2. In large bowl, combine eggs, oil and water. Add gluten free blondie mix and chocolate chips, blend well.
3. Bake at 350° for 40-45 min. Blondie bars are done when toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool for 15 min before serving.

This gluten free dessert can also be made in two 8×8 pans! See below for more details:
Serves: 8
 

Directions for one 8×8 pan
1. Preheat oven to 350°. Spray or grease 9×13 pan.
2. In medium size bowl, combine 1 egg, 1/3 cup oil, 1/2 cup water and 2 1/2 cups Blondie Mix. Stir well.
3. Bake at 350° for 30-35 min. Test with toothpick and cool for 15 min before serving.

◊ Also try adding nuts, coconut, caramel, chocolate chips or anything else you enjoy. I like to make mine with chocolate chips, and serve ice cream with chocolate drizzle on top. You just can’t go wrong with chocolate and ice cream :) . Enjoy!

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Easy Gluten Free Chicken Fajita Soup

Prep Time: 25 min
Start to Finish: 45 min
Serves 4

Ingredients
2 Tbs vegetable oil
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1 jalapeno, chopped
1 lg onion, chopped
1 (14oz) can chicken broth
1 dash hot sauce
1 (1.27oz) packet fajita seasoning
1 pd skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into strips
1 (14.5oz) can fire roasted diced tomatoes
1 (15oz) can seasoned black beans
1 cup corn (optional)
Monterey Jack Cheese, topping (optional)
sour cream, topping (optional)
cilantro, garnish (optional)

Directions
1. Heat oil in large pot over medium heat. Add chicken to hot oil; cook, stirring occasionally until brown, about 10 min. Add fajita seasoning over browned chicken and stir well to coat.
2. Add red and green pepper, jalapeno and onion to seasoned chicken. Stir and cook over medium heat until vegetables are soft, about 10 min. Pour fire roasted tomatoes, black beans and chicken broth into pot with chicken and vegetables.
3. Bring soup to boil over high heat, then reduce heat to medium-low and simmer uncovered for 20 min, stirring occasionally.
4. Season soup with hot sauce, salt and pepper to taste.

This gluten free recipe saves great! Double this batch and freeze the leftovers for a busy day in an airtight container.

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Gluten Free Stuffed Pepper Poppers

Prep Time: 20 min
Start to Finish: 50 min
Serves 6

Have a busy day tomorrow? No worries, this gluten free meal can be prepared the night before; simply cover and refrigerate to bake the next day.

Ingredients
4 medium bell peppers
1 lb ground beef
1 small onion, chopped
2 cups marinara sauce
1 3/4 cup water
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp thyme
1/2 tsp garlic salt
2 cups instant brown rice, uncooked
1 jalapeno (optional), chopped
feta cheese (optional)

Directions
1. Preheat oven to 375°. Coat a 13x19x2in glass baking dish with cooking spray; set aside.
2. Halve each pepper lengthwise, from the stem to the base. Remove the seeds and cut off the stems.
3. In a heavy skillet, cook the ground beef over medium-high heat until nicely browned and the liquid has evaporated, about 5 min.
4. While the meat is cooking, in a separate pan bring water to a boil. Add rice, simmer for 1o min, covered. Stir in 1 cup marinara sauce, the cooked rice, onion, oregano, thyme, and garlic salt.
4. Spoon mixture into peppers. Spoon any leftover mixture around the peppers. Drizzle remaining 1 cup marinara sauce over peppers.
5. Bake, covered, for 30 min. Sprinkle with cheese. Enjoy!

Please feel free to use any type of bell pepper you prefer. I usually purchase the pepper that is in season and cost less. To spice up your Stuffed Pepper Poppers add a splash of your favorite hot sauce. Enjoy!

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Old Fashioned Gluten Free Rice Krispies

Start to Finish: 10 min
Serves 12

Ingredients
4 cups mini-marshmallows
→OR 40 reg. marshmallows
5 cup Rice Krispies
1/4 cup butter
1 tsp gluten free vanilla
(most vanilla is gluten free)

Stove Top Directions
1. Melt butter in large sauce pan. Add vanilla and marshmallows, stir until melted. Cook 3 min longer. Add Krispies, stir until coated.
2. Press mixture evenly into greased 13x9x2in pan, use a buttered metal spatula for easier use.
3. Cut into squares when cool, about 1 hour.

Microwave Directions
1. Melt butter in large microwave safe bowl, about 40 sec. Add marshmallows, microwave for 2 min, stir, then continue with 1 min intervals until marshmallows melt, stir in between. Add Krispies, stir until coated.
2. Press mixture evenly into greased 13x9x2in pan, use a buttered metal spatula for easier use.
3. Cut into squares when cool, about 1 hour.

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Flavorful Gluten Free Mexican Bean Salad

This gluten free recipe makes a great side dish to share  or a fulfilling, healthy lunch.

Start to Finish: 10 min
Serves 8

Ingredients
1 cucumber, seeded and diced
1 green pepper, diced
1 red pepper, diced
1 bunch green onions, sliced
1 cup sweet corn, drained or thawed if frozen
2 (15oz) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
1 (16oz) Newman Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing

Directions
1. Mix all the vegetables and beans into a bowl.
2. Add about 3/4 of the bottle of dressing to the salad and mix.
3. Serve and  keep chilled.

I enjoy using recipe for a side dish at BBQ’s, and saving the leftovers for a healthy, fulfilling lunch. This recipe is easy to make and is very inexpensive in the summer when the vegetables are in season. Enjoy!

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Wholesome Gluten Free White Chicken Chili


Prep Time: 15 min
Cook on stove for 20 min
Serves 4

Ingredients
3 Tbs olive oil
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1 (4oz) chopped green chiles, drained
3 Tbs gluten-free flour
2 tsp ground cumin
2 (16oz) great northern beans, no need to drain
1 (14.5oz) can chicken broth*
1 1/2  cups chicken breast, finely chopped

Toppings
sour cream (optional)
shredded monetary jack cheese (optional)
salsa (optional)

Directions
1. In large skillet, cook onion in oil for 4 min or until transparent.
2. Add chiles, flour and cumin, cook and stir for 2 min. Add beans and chicken broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer for 10 min or until thickened.
3. Add chicken; cook until hot.
4. Garnish with sour cream, shredded monetary jack cheese and salsa, if desired.

This gluten free recipe saves well. Double your recipe and put half in the freezer for another time.

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Start to Finish: 5 min
Serves 16

Ingredients
8 cups cold cranberry juice
2 cups cold orange juice
1 (24oz) cold lemon-lime soda
2 pints frozen sherbert
1 orange, sliced (optional)

Directions
1. Mix all ingredients in large punch bowl
2. Serve immediately .

This gluten free recipe is great for cooling off at summer cookouts. Feel free to use the sherbet of your choice.

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Crunchy Gluten Free Caramel Corn Chex

Prep Time: 15 min
Start to Finish: 1 hour 15 min

Ingredients
4 cups popped microwave popcorn
4 1/2 cups Corn Chex or Rice Chex cereal
1/2 cup honey-roasted peanuts, if desired
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1/3 cup brown sugar
2 Tbs corn syup
1/4 tsp vanilla*

Directions
1. Remove unpopped kernels from popcorn.
2. In large bowl mix popcorn, cereal and peanuts.
3. In medium bowl microwave butter, brown sugar, corn syrup and vanilla for 2 min, stir after 1 min, until mixture is boiling.
4. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
5. Microwave on high 5-6 min, stirring well every min. Spread on wax paper to cool. Stir the Crunchy Caramel Corn Chex occasionally on the wax paper to break up the mix. Enjoy!

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Gluten Free Corn Bread

Prep Time: 5 min
Start to Finish: 35 min

Ingredients
2 sticks margarine, melted
1 cup milk
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
2 cups gluten-free Bisquick
1/2  tsp. baking soda
4 Tbs. corn meal

Directions
1. Preheat oven to 350°. Grease 9×13-inch pan.
2. Mix all ingredients in bowl. Batter will appear lumpy. Pour gluten free batter into a greased 13in x 9in pan.
3. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes or until golden brown on top.

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