Gluten Free

Parmesan Polenta

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I’ve heard about polenta for years.  Wondered about it.  But I never tried it.  Then I found out it was sort of like grits, except made with corn instead of hominy, and being a good southern girl, I love me some grits.  So I finally tried it and OH MY GOOD LORD, it’s SO GOOD. […]

Gluten Free

Mexican Corn

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My husband LOVES Nacho Libre.  One of the things he remarks on every time we watch it is the corn in the movie that seems to be covered in cheese.  I finally got around to picking up some queso fresco to give this a try.  Now there are a bunch of different variations on this, […]

Dairy free

Quinoa Pilaf

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Sometimes you just want something that’s not rice.  This quinoa pilaf is a tasty alternative that uses–well, frankly, it was what I had in the fridge at the time. Makes 3 servings at 296 calories and 9.15 grams of fat. Ingredients: 2 cups chicken stock 1 cup quinoa 1 cup zucchini, diced 4 oz mushrooms […]