Category Archives: Gluten-Free Recipes

Favorite rice pilaf – Spanish rice

By popular demand, this is the highly seasoned rice pilaf recipe (AKA Spanish Rice) that I often bring to potlucks. This is the basic recipe, and there is endless potential for variation. The flavor varies a lot depending on which … Continue reading

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Ginger carrot soup

This carrot soup is rich and flavorful enough to be a meal in itself, but it is still light, so it is great as a small side cup of soup to complement any meal. It also works as a thick, … Continue reading

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Pupusas – a delicate rice flour version

Pupusas are rice flour gorditas stuffed with all manner of tasty fillings. Yield: Makes 4 pupusas Preparation time: Not fast, but a fun family activity, especially for kids. 20 minutes prep, 10 minutes cooking. Be sure to read all instructions … Continue reading

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Colombian arepas – Lobo style

These tasty cornmeal cakes can be found grilled, fried, or baked in several Latin American countries. The outside fries up crisp and golden and the cheesy middle stays soft and delicious and goopy moist. You can fry them in butter … Continue reading

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Cuban black bean soup/sauce (with optional cod steak) – slow cooker

Cuban black beans are a great alternative to Mexican or American black beans.  Prepared with cod, it is a satisfying and nutritious meal. 1 Lb. dry black beans 3 cups broth (I prefer Maggi “Tu Sabor Latino! Chicken Bouillon” or … Continue reading

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Lemon chicken with apples – slow cooker

As main dish, or served over rice or quinoa, this dish combines the sweetness of apples with a little tartness of lemon.  Like chicken soup with rice, only better. 1 1/2 Lbs. boneless chicken breast or tenderloins, fresh or defrosted … Continue reading

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Southwest borderlands posole (hominy soup)

Posole is a delicious comfort-food staple to add to your repertoire – excellent on a chilly day.  Serve as a side dish topped with cheese, or as a main dish with bread for dipping. Half a green cabbage, chopped into … Continue reading

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Mexican-style dahl

1 cup lentils 1 heaping Tablespoon coriander 1 heaping Tablespoon cumin 1 heaping Tablespoon bouillon, “Knorr Caldo con Sabor de Tomate Y Chipotle Bouillon” 1 teaspoon Chipotle (spicyness varies by batch, so test picante level by adding half at first.) … Continue reading

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Tamales: pine nut and cheddar or zucchini and cheddar

“Creada Por Lobos” Tamales! The corn dough (masa) for these tamales already contains seasoning, so there is no need to put additional salsa on top, making these the ideal brown bag lunch or quick meal. Tamales freeze well, so you … Continue reading

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West African groundnut chicken, spicy and rich

(Chicken with peanut sauce, to serve over rice.) Ghanaian recipe adapted for slow-cooker.  This thick and creamy sauce is very hearty and is always a hit at potlucks and with company.  I have had friends describe this as the best … Continue reading

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