Category: Gluten-Free

Gluten-Free

This recipe for Pesto Roasted Chicken uses a homemade pesto rubbed under the skin to give the chicken unbelievable flavor as it cooks. This is a perfect way to enjoy the end of summer’s fresh basil, and get you out of that grocery store rotisserie chicken rut.

Pesto Roasted Chicken

Bacon Wrapped Shrimp

Homemade French Onion Dip will drag you away from those overly salty, processed onion soup packets forever! Imagine the deep flavor of caramelized onions of French Onion Soup, then add cream cheese, sour cream, and mayo. All good things! It takes a little time to caramelize onions, but your patience will be rewarded.

Homemade French Onion Dip

I never get tired of an excellent tuna salad recipe, and of the hundreds of versions I’ve made, this is the version I make when I want the best. Served on a bed of greens or slathered between slices of your favorite bread, this is the classic recipe that works perfectly for tuna melts, too.

The Best Tuna Salad Recipe

Once you discover how easy it is to make a big batch of nuoc cham, a lively Vietnamese dipping sauce, you'll probably always have some on hand to throw over noodles, grilled meat, or salads. I serve it as a condiment for both fresh and fried spring rolls, too.

Nuoc Cham Recipe

A tasty and refreshing way to start your day off right, this Tropical Mango Smoothie is made with only five ingredients and is ready in just a few minutes. Feel free to replace the mango with any one of your favorite tropical fruits such as pineapple, banana, or papaya. Or go crazy and mix them all into one!

Tropical Mango Smoothie

Light and heavenly, meringue is little more than egg whites and sugar, whipped into clouds of pure delight and gently baked. Billows of it can be used to top a pie, but it’s equally wonderful on its own, too, piped into cookies, kisses, cakes, and nests for fresh fruit. 

How to Make Meringue

It sounds like the fanciest entrée at the best restaurant in town, but actually Grilled London Broil is an inexpensive and delicious way to feed a large family or a backyard full of hungry guests. The marinade does most of the work for you and the coals do the rest for perfect results every time.

Grilled London Broil

A little sweet, a little spicy, and tons of flavor, this recipe for Mango Salsa will become your all-time favorite! Easy to mix together in minutes, it’s perfect as a dip for tortilla chips or as a topping for freshly grilled meats. The flavors get better the longer it sits, so be sure to make this ahead of time.

Mango Salsa

When the weekend arrives and I feel like celebrating, grilled swordfish topped with a salty black olive, basil, and tomato salsa pushes all the right buttons. It grills up in a flash; all I have to do is choose a wine and dinner is ready.

Grilled Swordfish

What is more refreshing on a hot summer day than mint, rum, and bubbles? This Mojito cocktail will quench your thirst in no time while providing a bit of liquid libation! The sugar can be replaced with healthier versions such as honey or agave, adding a natural sweetness that actually dissolves better in the cocktail.

Mojito Cocktail

Succulent grilled pork chops make a perfect dinner, any night of the week. A super simple marinade that you throw together with common pantry ingredients does all the work for you; all you have to do is fire up the grill and make a salad.

Grilled Pork Chops

If you can’t find your way to a beach this summer, you can make the beach come to you with this sheet pan clam bake, loaded with fresh shrimp, littleneck clams, potatoes, chorizo, and corn. Even better, it all bakes up in one pan for minimal cleanup. Spread a blanket out in the backyard—it’s time for a clam bake!

Sheet Pan Clam Bake

A sizzling platter of chicken fajitas is simple, fun, and just downright delicious. This Tex-Mex staple is famous for a reason: it makes everybody happy. Why not make your own tonight and skip the restaurant? This recipe is for the best, most tender fajitas around. 

Chicken Fajitas

Today I'll let you in on a California secret: The humble tri-tip. Part steak, part roast, and totally, absolutely, 100% delicious. This little-known cut of meat that’s sure to be the next big thing at your summer barbecues. Most of all, this might be the best, easiest tri tip recipe out there.

Tri Tip Recipe

An easy combination of fresh tomatoes, onions, cilantro, chiles, and lime, this recipe for pico de gallo will be the best you’ve ever made! A tart, crisp salad commonly served with Mexican cuisine, the balance of acidity and heat is sure to please. Whether you like it mild or spicy, homemade pico gets better the longer it sits. So feel free to this recipe ahead of time!

Pico de Gallo

Skip the store-bought packets and make your own homemade Fajita Seasoning! It's incredibly simple and can be mixed together in minutes (and you can reduce or omit the salt and the sugar if you want to). This versatile spice blend is great on fajitas, tacos, burritos, quesadillas, and more! The best part: It lasts for ages, so go ahead and make a double batch. 

Fajita Seasoning

A delicious, colorful Cobb Salad recipe full of chicken, bacon, avocado, tomatoes, blue cheese, and more! Top it off with an easy 2-ingredient creamy Balsamic vinaigrette (made with Greek yogurt!) for flavors that really pop. A fast and fresh meal idea for any day of the week.

Cobb Salad Recipe

Tomatoes, onions, garlic, oh my!  This authentic recipe for Spanish Rice is sure to impress as it is quick, simple, flavorful, and technique-driven to ensure the perfect texture every time!  All your missing is a side of beans and a margarita to go with it.

Spanish Rice

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