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Gluten free winter warmers.

Gluten Free Quinoa casserole

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

30 minutes

Total Time

40 minutes

6 servings

      Ingredients:

1 cup quinoa

1 can mild enchilada sauce

1  chopped green chili

1/2 cup corn kernels, frozen, canned or roasted

1/2 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed

2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves

1/2 teaspoon cumin

1/2 teaspoon chili powder

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided

3/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese, divided

1 avocado, halved, seeded, peeled and diced

1 Roma tomato, diced

Instructions

In a large saucepan of 2 cups water, cook quinoa according to package instructions; set aside.

Preheat oven to 180 degrees celcuis. Lightly oil an 8x8 or 2 quart baking dish or coat with nonstick spray.

In a large bowl, combine quinoa, enchilada sauce, green chiles, corn, black beans, cilantro, cumin and chili powder; season with salt and pepper, to taste. Stir in 1/2 cup cheddar cheese and 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese.

Spread quinoa mixture into the prepared baking dish. Top with remaining cheeses. Place into oven and bake until bubbly and cheeses have melted, about 15 minutes.

Serve immediately, garnished with avocado and tomato

Healthy whole food comfort food

Gluten free Vege Bake

Prep time

10mins                                              

Cook time

20-40

Total time

30-50mins

           Ingredients:

       PREHEAT oven to 180 degrees

       1 green zucchini

  • 3 Tomatoes

        1 yellow squash

        1 red potato

        1/2 cup chopped onions

        1 tablespoon of EVOO

        1 tablespoon minced garlic

       1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary

       1/4 cup parmesan cheese

  • Optional sprinkling of  Mozzerella cheese

       dash of salt & pepper to season


Instructions

1. Gather all the vegetables and slice into 1-2 cm thin slices

2. In a bowl, take your salt, pepper, rosemary, and 1/2 of garlic measured- tossing your vegetables with EVOO so as to be coated evenly. Next take sliced zucchini, squash, and red potato along with your chosen cookware. Alternate slices to make for a splendid photo opportunity, to trick the children into thinking its going to be the best vegetable dish they’ll ever eat. Layer them standing on their sides and the skin facing up.

3. Sprinkle remainder of garlic, all of onions and cheese (of choice) on top of sliced produce.

Bake at 180, covered, for 20-40 minutes (this depends on your oven temps)