Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Zucchini Casserole

Zuchinni Casserole **Even my husband who's not crazy about zucchini loves this dish! Note-for picky eaters I peal the zucchini and grate it in the food processor and they never even know it's in there! Ingredients: 4 cups thinly grated or sliced zucchini (and or yellow summer squash) 1 medium onion minced 1 cup Flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp baking soda 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 4 Tbs snipped parsley 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp dried oregano 1 clove minced garlic 1/2 cup olive oil 5 eggs lightly beaten Instructions: Mix all ingredients and spread into greased loaf pan. Bake at 350 for 25 min. or until golden brown. Serve with green salad.

Monday, February 18, 2008

Gluten-Free Dutch Apple Pie

3/4 cup rice flour
1 teaspoon honey
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum
1/3 cup butter
2 tablespoons cold water

6-8 Apples, peeled and chopped
1-2 tablespoons sugar
1 tsp corn starch
1 Tbs butter
1 tsp Cinnamon
1 tspNutmeg
Dash salt
1/4 cup rice flour
1/4 cup sugar
6 tbls butter
Dash salt
Mix topping until crumbly and sprinkle on top of apples. Bake at 375 for 25-30 min.


Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Ravioli with Parmesan and Walnuts

Ravioli: 1 egg 1 tsp xanthan gum 1/4 cup rice flour 1/4 cup potato starch flour 1/4 tsp salt

2 tsp olive oil

Filling: 1 sweet potato 1/3 cup ricotta cheese 1 egg (optional) Salt, Pepper, Onion powder

Instructons: Mix together ingredients. Place spoonful of dough between two sheets of wax paper and roll thin (thinner than pie crust). Cut out edges to create rectangular shape and then cut in half. Place spoonful of filling in the center of one of the squares and cover with the other half of the dough. Press sides down with fork. Place in boiling water. Boil for 3 min. after the ravioli begins to float. Repeat for each ravioli. After boiling, heat in frying pan with olive oil, parmesan cheese, onion powder, minced garlic, chili powder, parsley, and finely chopped walnuts ©2008

Sunday, February 10, 2008

Peanut Butter Swirl Bars

1/2 Cup Peanut Butter
1/3 Cup Butter
1/2 Cup Brown Sugar
1/2 Cup Granulated Sugar
Beat until Creamy.
Gradually add
2 eggs
2 tsp vanilla.
Add and blend into mixture:
1 Cup Flour
1 tsp. baking powder
Spread into greased 13x9x2 baking pan. Sprinkle with 2 cups chocolate chips.
Bake at 350 degrees for 5 minutes. Marbelize. Return to oven and bake for 20 minutes.

Saturday, December 22, 2007

Cheese Pie


8 eggs

1 cups milk

1 cup flour

**gluten free option: replace flour with 1/4 cup rice flour

1/2 tsp salt

3 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese

1 tsp onion powder

1 Tbs snipped parsley black pepper to taste

Instructions: In mixing bowl, beat eggs and milk together. Add flour, salt onion powder, and pepper. Place shredded cheese evenly into bottom of large pie plate. Pour egg mixture over cheese into pie plate. Sprinkle with parsley Bake at 400 for 30-40 min.

Serving Suggestions: This tastes great served with tomato soup, and a green salad. For a Mexican twist, serve with tomato salsa and cilantro.


Friday, November 30, 2007

Crock Pot Lentil Soup

2 Tbs olive oil
1 med onion diced
1 cup carrots diced
1 cup celery diced
1/4 cup fresh parsley chopped
1 pkg dried lentils (rinsed)
3 cups water
3 cups vegetable broth
2 whole Bay Leaves (remove before serving)
1/2 tsp thyme
Salt and pepper to taste
Italian flavored bread crumbs (optional)
Parmesan Cheese

Place all ingredients (except for bread crumbs and parm cheese) in crock pot and let cook 3-4 hours. Pour into soup bowls, and top with Italian bread crumbs and parm cheese. Serve with Salad and fresh bread.

Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Perfect Pumpkin Muffins

My kids are always asking to make these!

Muffin Mix:
1 1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp salt
2 tsp baking soda
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp allspice
3 1/2 cups flour (I use half white whole wheat)

4 eggs
1 stick of butter
1 lg can of pumpkin
1/2 cup milk
These taste soooo good by themselves, but they are also great with chocolate chips, dried cranberries, raisins, or apples!

Mix well.
Heat oven to 350.
Pour into Muffin tins(I use cupcake holders)
Bake for 25-30min.
Makes 24 delicious Muffins!
Serve by themselves, with butter, or cream cheese.