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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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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.

Supreme Gluten Free Chicken Fajitas
These phenomenal gluten free chicken fajitas include onions, green peppers, zucchini and more.

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Sweet & Zesty Gluten Free Spaghetti Sauce

I have fallen in love with this recipe! Not only does this sauce taste amazing, it is quick, easy and inexpensive to make. This recipe makes a lot for only around $15, and leftovers store great in the freezer for a busy day. I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as I have!

Prep Time: 10 min
Start to Finish: 30 min
Serves 10

Ingredients
1 small onion, chopped
1 lb Italian sausage
1/4 cup olive oil
1 (46oz) can tomato juice
1 (8oz) can tomato sauce
2 (12oz) can tomato paste
2 tsp oregano
2 tsp sweet leaf basil
2 1/2 tsp garlic salt
3-4 whole bay leaves
2 cups sugar
1 pkg mushrooms (optional)
1 tsp red pepper flakes (optional)

Directions
1. In large sauce pan, simmer olive oil and small onion until onions are soft, about 5 min.
2. In separate pan, cook Italian sausage on medium high until completely brown. 3. Add all of the ingredients and sausage to large sauce pan. Bring to a boil and continue to cook on low for 20 min.
4. Meanwhile, begin cooking gluten free noodles of your choice as package directs. Serve spaghetti sauce with gluten-free noodles of your choice.

This recipe makes enough sauce for two lasagnas. Freeze any leftovers in an airtight container for a fulfilling meal on a busy day.

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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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Supreme Gluten Free Chicken Fajitas
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Chunky Gluten Free Vegetable Soup

Prep Time: 15 min
Heat on stove 20 min
Serves 6-8

Ingredients
2 Tbs olive oil
1 med yellow onion, chopped
1 stalk celery, chopped
1 med green bell pepper, chopped
1 med red bell pepper, chopped
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 tsp ground cumin
1 Tbs chili powder
1 1/2 tsp salt
1 (28oz) can diced tomotoes, w/ liquid
2 (15oz) cans red kidney beans, drained
1 (15oz) can black beans, drained
1 jalapeno, diced (optional)
1 cup corn (optional)
2 sm zucchinis, chopped (optional)
1 lg carrot, chopped (optional)
sour cream, topping (optional)
Monterary cheddar cheese, topping (optional)

Directions
1. Heat oil in large sauce pan over medium heat.
2. Chop the onions, carrots, celery, peppers and garlic, cook for 10-12 min. Add jalapenos oregano, cumin, chili powder and salt. Stir to blend.
3. Add tomatoes and 2 cups of water. Bring to a boil then gently simmer over low heat, uncovered, for 10 min.
4. Add beans and simmer an additional 10 min.
5. Garnish bowls with sour cream and cheese if desired.

This gluten free recipe is a healthy, fulfilling meal the whole family will enjoy. You won’t have to fight with your kids over eating their vegetables tonight. Pair your delicious soup with Grandma’s Homemade Gluten Free Corn Bread to complete your meal. 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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