Homemade Chicken and Dumplings – Allergy Free

We love Chicken and Dumplings. It’s a true comfort food no doubt. Dairy and Egg Free even better!
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It is free of dairy, egg, peanut, and tree nut. Be sure the food items you use are free of these allergens to ensure your recipe is safe for your loved one by reading all labels and calling the manufacture if needed for how it is produced.

Calorie count: I have not taken a calorie count on this yet.

What you need:
2 TBL Butter
4 Cups Flour
2 tsp Baking Powder
1/4 tsp Salt
1 3/4 – 2 Cups Milk (pour in slowly until dough is consistency you need)
3 Chicken Bouillon Cubes
4 Large Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast
Water
Salt Pepper
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How to:
Start by making your noodles.
Add flour, baking powder, butter and salt to mixing bowl.
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Piece apart butter.
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Mix until well combined.
Now start to add milk a little at a time and mix with hands.
Add until dough is not to sticky but well mixed.
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Add more flour little at a time if you add to much milk until you get back to a non sticky dough.
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Prepare your rolling surface and rolling pin with flour.
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Break dough into 1/3 or 1/4 sections and begin to roll out.
Sprinkle with a bit of flour.
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Prepare a plate with flour to lay cut dumplings on.
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Use a pizza cutter to cut your dumplings
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Lay cut dumplings on flour plate – flour that layer and then at the next layer of cut dumplings to the plate and repeat. Use enough flour between layers to allow your dumplings not to stick to each other.

I prepare dumplings in the morning if I am making chicken and dumplings for supper.
Start chicken approx. 3 hours before you are ready to eat.

Add water and frozen boneless skinless chicken breast to a large pot.
Boil until chicken is cooked through and fork tender.
Water will evaporate from pot – keep an eye on this and add water if/when needed.
Once cooked shred chicken with two forks.
Return chicken to pot.
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Now add 3 cubes chicken bouillon and water until pot is about 3/4 the way refilled.
Bring to rolling boil.
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Add salt and pepper to taste.
Now it’s time to start adding dumplings.
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Add one dumpling at a time stirring the pot every 5 or so dumplings.
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Continue adding until all dumplings are added to the boiling pot.
Remaining flour on plate dump into pot to help thicken up the dumplings.
Turn temp to med and allow to boil low.
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Cook for about 20 – 30 more minutes.
Serve and enjoy!
We love these dumplings!

Sweet and Tangy Cole Slaw

I am extremely picky with my Cole Slaw. I haven’t made it in years. It just sounded good for today and I needed a no mayo (egg/dairy) recipe. This slaw rocked! I will be making this many more times for sure. Cook outs will rock with this side dish!
Took me all of 10 minutes to make! Even better!

It is free of dairy, egg, peanut, and tree nut. Be sure the food items you use are free of these allergens to ensure your recipe is safe for your loved one by reading all labels and calling the manufacture if needed for how it is produced.

Calorie count: I have not taken a calorie count on this yet.

What you need:
1 lb bag Cole Slaw Mix
2 tsp dry mustard
1 tsp celery seed
5 TBL vegetable oil
6 TBL Apple Cider Vinegar
6 TBL Sugar
1/2 Cup Distilled Vinegar
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How to:
Add all ingredients to sauce pan except slaw mix over medium/high heat until sugar is dissolved.
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Dump slaw mix into bowl.
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Pour mixture over slaw mix and toss well.
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Cover and place in fridge. Stir every few hours until served.

This is so good! Sweet and Tangy taste with every bite!
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Grilled Veggie Kabobs

We have been grilling a TON of veggie kabobs lately. Almost with very meal. You can make these to fit your tastes. Tonight we did mushrooms only! Yum!

It is free of dairy, egg, peanut, and tree nut. Be sure the food items you use are free of these allergens to ensure your recipe is safe for your loved one by reading all labels and calling the manufacture if needed for how it is produced.

Calorie count: I have not taken a calorie count on this yet.

What you need:
Veggies of your choice
Examples:
Onion, Mushrooms, Zuchinni, Carrots, Sweet Peppers, Spicy Peppers, Potatoes, Asparagus, tomato, etc.
Worchester Sauce
Garlic Salt
Olive Oil

How To:
Prepare all veggies by washing, slicing, and chunk cutting.
Place all prepared veggies in a large bowl.
Add some (I do not measure you do not need a lot just enough to coat) olive oil and garlic salt.
Toss with hands.
Now add Worchester sauce and toss with hands. I add quite a bit of this.
Layering veggies of your choice on your Kabob.
Sprinkle one more time with garlic salt.
Grill until veggies are tender/cooked to your taste.

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Cajun Crusted Tilapia

Again – here I go trying fish! Remember when I said I don’t like it unless there is LOTS of flavor and no fishy taste? Well, I am getting pretty good at making a fish that I LOVE! This Crusted Tilapia is ranked up by number one for me!

It is free of dairy, egg, peanut, and tree nut. Be sure the food items you use are free of these allergens to ensure your recipe is safe for your loved one by reading all labels and calling the manufacture if needed for how it is produced.

Calorie count: I have not taken a calorie count on this yet.

What you need:
2-4 Tilapia Filets
About 1 cup Corn Flake Crumbs (pre bought or make your own)
2 tsp Garlic Salt
1-2 TBL Cajun Seasoning

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How to:
Preheat oven to 400 degrees
Line cookie sheet with foil for easy clean up.
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Add all ingredients into bowl and mix well.
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Open your single serving fish filets.
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Bread both sides of filet in cornflake crumb mixture coating well.
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Lay on cookie sheet and sprinkle a bit more crumb mixture on top of each filet.
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Bake until fish is cooked through and flakes easily with fork.
Turn oven to broil and broil about 3-5 minutes. Watch them closely, you don’t want them to burn. Broiling just gets them a little crispier.
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Serve and enjoy!

Chicken Enchilada – Allergy Free – Healthy –

I love, love, love Mexican style foods! Enchilada’s are one of my all time favs!
Here is a quick easy recipe to help with that Mexican craving we all get!

It is free of dairy, egg, peanut, and tree nut. Be sure the food items you use are free of these allergens to ensure your recipe is safe for your loved one by reading all labels and calling the manufacture if needed for how it is produced.

Calorie count: I have not taken a calorie count on this yet.

What you need:
Flour Tortilla
1 Jar Salasa
7-8 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast
1/2 Cup Hot Sauce
5-10 Jalapenos
2 Sweet Bell Peppers (washed and diced)
1 packets Taco Seasoning
2 tsp Garlic Salt
2 cans Enchilada Sauce
Black Olives (optional)
Black Beans (optional)
Dairy Free Cheese (optional)
Any additional toppings of your choice

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How To:
Combine salsa, jalapeños, hot sauce to crock pot on high.
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Lay frozen chicken breast on top.
Add garlic and taco seasoning to top of chicken.
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Cook in crockpot on high for about 6-8 hours.
After chicken is cooked through and fork tender.
Remove chicken from crock pot and shred with two forks
Return to crock pot for about 30 mins – 1 hour.
Preheat over for 375 degree
Take a glass casserole style dish and empty one can of enchilada sauce into dish.
Take a tortilla shell and fill with shredded chicken from crockpot.
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Continue until all shredded chicken is used.
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Add the second can of enchilada sauce over top of all stuffed tortillas.
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Add olives, cheese, black beans, etc to the top.
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Bake for approx. 45 minutes or until heated through and cheese is a bit crispy.
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Serve with your choice of toppings or as is!
Enjoy!

Easy Skinny Chicken Salad

Chicken Salad is one of my hubs favorite foods. So I needed to be able to make this for him in a healthy way. I got the thumbs up from him on this Easy Skinny Chicken Salad! Of course it is already packed for his lunch tomorrow.

This is NOT an allergy free meal.

I have not taken a calorie count on this meal.
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What you need:
1 TBL Chives
1 TBL Digon Mustard
1/4 tsp Garlic Salt with Parsley
1/4 tsp Onion Powder
1/4 Sugar
1 tsp Lemon Juice
Salt and Pepper to taste
1/2 Cup Plain Greek Yogurt
2 Large Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts or 1 very large breast
1 TBL Olive Oil
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How to:
Preheat oven to 400 degrees
Add olive oil to glass baking dish
Cook Chicken breast until fork tender and cooked through
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Allow chicken to cool and shred with two forks.
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Combine all other ingredients into a bowl.
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Mix all ingredients well.
Add shredded chicken.
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Combine chicken into other ingredients until well mixed.
Refrigerate until ready to eat.
You can add any toppings of your choice: lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, cheese, etc.
You may also mix in celery, apples, raisins, soynuts etc.
Serve on bread, toast, buns, cucumbers, crackers, possibilities are endless!
Enjoy ❤
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Honey Greek Yogurt Fruit Salad

This is so yummy! So healthy and a great source of protein!

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Calorie count: I have not taken a calorie count.

What you need:
1/2 Cup Plain or Vanilla Greek Yogurt
1 Cup Seedless Red Grapes sliced in half
1 Cup Banana Sliced thin
1 Cup Strawberries Quartered
1/4 Cup Roasted Soy Nuts
1 TBL Honey
2 tsp Lemon Juice
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How to:

How To:
Wash and slice all fruit.
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Add yogurt, honey, lemon juice to bowl.
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Fold fruit into yogurt mixture gently.
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Top with soynuts and refrigerate for about 2 hours.
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This is simply amazing!!!

Pineapple, BBQ, Grilled Chicken Kabobs

These were amazing!!! Super fast, super healthy, and so yummy!
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It is free of dairy, egg, peanut, and tree nut. Be sure the food items you use are free of these allergens to ensure your recipe is safe for your loved one by reading all labels and calling the manufacture if needed for how it is produced.

Calorie count: 360 (based on the food brands I used) Read your labels for accurate calorie counts. Follow package serving size for accurate counting of calories. I measure everything per plate/bowl based on serving sizes listed on all packages/containers to determine calories.

What you need:
4 Boneless Skinless Chicken Tenderloins
1 Cup Pineapple Chunks either fresh or from a can (fresh is better)
BBQ Sauce
Hot Pepper Flakes
Garlic Sale
Skewers
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How To:
Chunk cut your chicken tenders in about 1.5 inch pieces.
Add chunked chicken and pineapple pieces alternating them as you place on a skewer.
Add BBQ Sauce over chicken and pineapple.
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Sprinkle Hot Pepper Flakes and Garlic Salt over them.
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Cook on grill brushing them with BBQ Sauce each time you flip them.
Cook until chicken is cooked thoroughly and fork tender.
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Serve and enjoy! So Yummy!
**TIP: prepared the night before and soak them in pineapple juice in a covered bowl in the fridge over night for added flavor
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Salsa Chicken – Crock Pot

This is a very low calorie meal and so easy. You can add these to tortillas and bake with a bit of cheese, top rice, eat on crackers, just eat with a fork, eat in lettuce wraps, or like we did tonight in pita shells.

Calorie count: 150 for 1 hot dog (based on the food brands I used) Read your labels for accurate calorie counts. Follow package serving size for accurate counting of calories. I measure everything per plate/bowl based on serving sizes listed on all packages/containers to determine calories.

What you need:
1 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast per person (frozen)
1-2 Jars of your favorite Salsa
If you like spice add either Hot Pepper Flakes, Red Hot Sauce, or Cayenne Pepper
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How to:
Pour about 1/2 jar of salsa into crock pot on high
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Lay frozen chicken breast over salsa.
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Pour remaining salsa over chicken. If you want more salsa add more 🙂
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Cook on high for 5-6 hours or until chicken is fork tender and cooked thoroughly.
Remove chicken from crockpot and shred with two forks.
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Return Chicken to crock pot on low
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Mix chicken into salsa and cook on low for 1 hour.
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We filled a pita and added a bit to the top of the pita and ate with a fork!
So yummy!
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