This is my favorite recipe. If you sub broccoli rice and add cheddar cheese it makes a great side dish.
Mushroom risotto made with cauliflower rice.
2 Tbs. Butter
2 Tbs. Olive Oil
6 Cloves Garlic – Minced
4 oz. Onion – Diced
1 Large Shallot (About 1 oz.)
8 oz. Mushrooms – Thinly Sliced
2 Cups Chicken Stock – Divided
4 Cups Cauliflower Rice
1 Cup Heavy Cream
½ Cup Parmesan Cheese – Grated
2 Tbs. Italian Flat Leaf Parsley – Chopped
Sea Salt and Pepper – To taste
(2 Tbs. Peace and Love)
In a large sauté pan, heat butter and olive oil over medium heat. To the pan, add garlic, onion, and shallot. Sauté until soft and fragrant. About 5 minutes.
To the pan, add mushrooms and 1 cup chicken stock. Sauté until mushrooms are soft. About 5 minutes.
Add cauliflower and remaining 1 cup chicken stock and stirring frequently, sauté 10 minutes.
Reduce heat to low, stir in heavy cream, Parmesan cheese, parsley, sea salt and pepper. Let simmer 10 minutes to thicken.
Prep Time: 15 mins Total Time: 55 mins Servings: 4
1 eggplant, peeled and sliced lengthwise thinly
2 eggs, beaten
1 1/2 cups seasoned dry bread crumbs (SUB ALMOND FLOUR)
1/4 cup olive oil
3 cups spaghetti sauce
1/2 lb shredded mozzarella cheese
1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
Dip each eggplant slice in beaten egg, and dredge with almond flour
Place slices on a parchment paper lined cookie tray
Bake at 400 degrees for 6 minutes per side
Lower temperature to 350°F
Pour a little sauce in bottom of a baking pan, sprayed lightly with olive oil spray
Arrange half the eggplant slices in the bottom of the baking dish
Spread half the remaining sauce over top. Sprinkle with half the mozzarella and half the Parmesan. Repeat layers.
Bake 40 minutes or until mixture is bubbly.
Going grain-free does not mean no desserts. Here is a favorite of mine. It will be rhubarb season in New York one of these days!
3 cups strawberries,halved
3 cups rhubarb,chopped
½ cup honey
1 cup almond flour
2 tablespoons coconut flour
2 tablespoons honey
¾ tsp. cinnamon
½ tsp allspice
1/8 teaspoon Celtic sea salt
4 tablespoons butter or ghee, melted
1 cup chopped pecans
1. Mix strawberries, rhubarb and honey thoroughly and place in an 8”x8” ungreased pan
2. Mix all other ingredients until crumbly, sprinkle over fruit mixture and bake at 350° for 40 to 50 minutes, until golden.
I have created a page with general information about substitutes that can be used in grain-free recipes.
Recipe serves 4
8 thin half chicken breasts (4 half chicken breasts can be sliced from end to end to make thin pieces)
1 large egg
About a cup of finely chopped pecans or walnuts
About 3/4 cups of shredded parmesan/Romano or other italian cheese combination, OR 4 slices of provolone
4 slices of ham
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
Dredge ONE side of chicken in egg and then in nuts
Place 4 pieces of chicken, nut side down, on parchment paper lined baking pan
Top bare side of chicken with cheese
Place a slice of ham on top of the cheese
Cover the cheese and ham with a second piece of chicken, nut side up this time
Bake at 375 for 45 minutes, or until thermometer reads around 160 degrees