Chorizo Rice Skillet Dinner {New Recipe ~ 31 Days of Gluten Free Meals}

Chorizo Rice Skillet Dinner from

One of the beautiful things about a pantry challenge (from 2 weeks ago!) is that you unearth treasures from the depths of your freezer. And one of those treasures for me was a 20 oz. package of chorizo links. (Score!) I knew right away that I could pull off another 'pantry challenge meal' with the chorizo, along with some rice and other goodies in the pantry. Plus a lone … [Read more...]

Tex Mex Restaurant Style Rice {New Recipe ~ 31 Days of Gluten Free Meals}

Tex Mex Restaurant Style Rice

Last weekend we had our final church group meeting before summer and the dinner theme was 'taco night.' Upon seeing the signup list, I quickly chose rice and beans...because I love cooking rice and beans. :) They're cheap, healthy and are easy to 'doctor up.' I made 2 lbs. of these Dominican style beans. And then made a giant pot of Tex Mex restaurant style rice (2 lbs. of … [Read more...]

Southwest Rice Pilaf


This recipe is part of the latest 21 Gluten Free Meals from Costco Plan. Please note that the photo above includes green peppers, but the plan calls for red peppers. Peppers can be interchanged easily in recipes, so feel free to use either red or green...depending on what your store has, and what your taste preferences are. Love this simple one-dish vegetarian meal. Hope … [Read more...]

Chicken Pineapple Stir-fry with Coconut Rice

Chicken Pineapple Stirfry

Sometimes the ingredient stars just align and the meal that I was thinking about, turns out even better than I imagined. I wanted to make something that I knew the boys would love, using a can of coconut milk I've had in the pantry for a few weeks. (I purchased it with this recipe in mind, but just haven't made it yet.) I also picked up a can of pineapple recently with a coupon … [Read more...]

Basil Balsamic Chicken

Basil Balsamic Chicken Recipe

This recipe is part of the latest 21 Gluten Free Meals from Costco Plan. Simple y'all. It doesn't get any simpler than this. This is your very basic, but very tasty, chicken and rice meal. I often encourage people to set up 'theme nights' in their meal planning take some of the guesswork and edge off of the meal planning process and experience. Besides pizza … [Read more...]