Grocery Girl Southwestern Turkey Meatloaf

December 5, 2014 Corresponding RecipesShopping Lists and Home Page Posts  No comments

Gluten-free, Low Calorie, High Protein

Grocery Girl Southwestern Turkey Meatloaf
Serves 3
Slightly spicy turkey meatloaf. Low calorie, even though it's topped with cheese!
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Prep Time
30 min
Cook Time
45 min
Total Time
1 hr 30 min
Prep Time
30 min
Cook Time
45 min
Total Time
1 hr 30 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 1/3 lbs. ground lean turkey (not extra lean)
  2. 1 cup gluten-free bread crumbs (Make your own using gluten-free bread!)
  3. 1 egg
  4. 2 cloves garlic, grated
  5. 1 large shallot or 1/4 cup red onion, finely chopped
  6. 1/2 small bell pepper, red, orange, or yellow, seeded and finely chopped
  7. 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  8. 2 TBSP...
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Free Chicken of the Sea Salmon Sample at Walmart

October 27, 2014 Shopping Lists and Home Page Posts  No comments

http://wm6.walmart.com/Salmon-Pouch.aspx

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Grocery Girl Pickled Edamame Salad

September 30, 2014 Bonus Recipes/VegetarianCorresponding RecipesMake Ahead MadnessShopping Lists and Home Page Posts  No comments

Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Good Source of Protein, Good Source of Fiber

Suggestion: Serve with Spicy Honey Brushed Chicken Thighs

Grocery Girl Pickled Edamame Salad
Serves 3
An easy to prepare accompaniment to dinner.
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Prep Time
1 hr 20 min
Cook Time
20 min
Prep Time
1 hr 20 min
Cook Time
20 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 12oz. Bag Shelled Edamame, Boiled (Follow Package Instructions)
  2. 1/4 Red Onion, Thinly Sliced
  3. 1 TBSP. Sunflower Seeds
  4. 2 TBSP. and 2 tsp. of White Wine Vinegar
  5. 2 tsp. Sugar
Instructions
  1. Combine vinegar and sugar in a small bowl, stirring until sugar is dissolved.
  2. Place cooked edamame and red onion in a large enough bowl to contain...
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McDonalds and Coffee

September 18, 2014 Shopping Lists and Home Page Posts  No comments

I’m a little late on the uptake of this freebie, but if you haven’t heard McDonald’s is giving away free small coffees right now through September 29th (during breakfast hours). Enjoy!

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Gluten Free: Chocolate and Cheese

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by Regan Olson

There’s a lot of misinformation out there about chocolate and cheese (blue cheese in particular) and it needs to go by the way side. People who are gluten-intolerant, gluten-sensitive, or have celiac disease must limit themselves enough as it is, so I’m including links to a couple of very well written About articles by expert Jane Anderson to set the record straight.

What chocolate is safe to eat?

Is blue cheese safe to eat?

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August 26, 2014 Food Articles/ReviewsReviews (restaurant and other)Shopping Lists and Home Page Posts  No comments

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Peter and I used to enjoy heading over to Avanti Caffe in Mount Prospect, IL once in a while. That is, until I decided to embark upon the gluten-free journey.

I think our initial experience with Avanti’s food was at a friend’s housewarming party. Avanti catered the party and OH! The Giant Cannoli! -Filled with a plethora of delicious little cannoli for individual consumption. Obviously, that made an impression. So, off Peter and I went to Avanti – The Caffe. Not being huge fans of Italian food in general (believe it our not), Peter and I were both pleasantly surprised by Avanti’s offerings, especially their sausage pizzas and calzones. The sausage is “correctly” spiced. (I suspect it’s a fennel thing.)

Not wanting to punish my husband, who is not eating an entirely gluten-free diet and wh...

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Free Half Gallon of Soy Milk…

August 21, 2014 Shopping Lists and Home Page Posts  No comments

If you get to Silk’s Site in a timely manner each day. The give-away is happening until October 10th.  

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August 12, 2014 DessertsFood Articles/ReviewsMake Ahead MadnessReviews (restaurant and other)Shopping Lists and Home Page PostsVegetarian  No comments

Wisconsin

by Regan Olson

And why not? They’re sweet, succulent, and gooey balls of deliciousness. And, you guessed it, they’re usually gluten-free. 

Let’s begin our conversation knowing I’ve been pining after pins on Pinterest.com. (I’m building-up a showcase of wares, food related and otherwise, in conjunction with my new venture to support up-and-coming artists and designers worldwide.) While pining yesterday, I happened across a 2 ingredient recipe for coconut macaroons that left me dumbfounded.

Not one to allow myself to remain dumbfounded for long, I quickly transitioned to a state of baked-good deprived and drooling macaroon-a-maniac as I hearkened back to a trip to Milwaukee’s Public Market about a month or so ago. The bakery there (C...

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June 5, 2014 Food Articles/ReviewsShopping Lists and Home Page Posts  No comments

by Regan Olson

1. Going-out to eat can be challenging, especially if you’re used to going to independently owned restaurants instead of chains. 

2. It’s important to eat a lot of fiber and protein from sources like almonds. (Yes, almonds are high in fiber.)

3. This light and gluten free chicken recipe is delicious! You’ll especially like it if you like Indian food. (Don’t forget to make sure your spices are gluten free! All McCormick brand spices are.)

4. I haven’t lost any weight yet (after 3 months), but the gluten free diet is easier on my digestive system.

5. The new gluten free pizza crust at California Pizza Kitchen is very good. (Non-sponsored comment.)

6. It’s important to plan before going out to eat...

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Wisconsin

By Regan Olson

Peter and I have been racking our brains when it comes to eating out gluten-free. We’ve been pleasantly surprised by the offerings of some restaurants, but going out for Easter brunch presented a higher level challenge. Take into account that Chicagoland price points for Easter brunch seemed egg-cessive, and I was starting to wonder if I should have hammed-it-up at the grocery store.

Instead, we scrambled off the egg-beaten path of  the wind whisked city, and headed north to Kenosha, Wisconsin and Twisted...

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