Shrimp Mango Curry

Shrimp Mango Curry |

Shrimp reeks expensive. And it certainly can be expensive. But it doesn’t have to be. Shrimp can be bought in a number of different varieties…cooked, raw, fresh, frozen, tailless, by count, from mini to jumbo prawn.  It’s often on unadvertised sales, and can be found for less at “non-chain” grocery stores. The next most expensive ingredient in many curries is the coconut … [Read more...]

Sloppy Joe Bowls

Sloppy Joe Bowls

This recipe is featured in the 21 Gluten Free Freezer Cooking Recipes from Costco Meal Plan #5. This recipe is part of the latest 21 Gluten Free Meals from Costco Plan. I had the most fun making these Sloppy Joes...probably the most fun time ever making Sloppy Joes. Reason being...I had help from the oldest sous chef in the house. Ryan is almost 9 and I decided to use … [Read more...]

Honey Mustard Lentils & Rice Casserole

Honey Mustard Lentil Rice Casserole on

What's with the crazy half-fluffed photo, Erin? I know that's what your thinking. I haven't lost my mind. Well...since this cooking method is probably a new concept for many of you, I decided to just fluff half of the dish before snapping the photo so that you can see what it will look like when it comes out of the oven. And what it will look like once it's … [Read more...]

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...]