Gluten free courgette sausages

What haven’t I done before? Wrapped sausages in courgette slices…I mean, have you? Ingredients: Pack of gluten free sausages (I bought mine from M and S) 2 x Courgettes, thinly sliced lengthways (I used a peeler) Olive oil Method: Are you ready for it…it’s so simple… Cook the sausages as per the instructions. Meanwhile, griddle…

Gluten free chicken in an orange zest marinade (and homemade coleslaw)

What haven’t I done before? I don’t really make many marinades but I wanted to do something a little more unusual with this one and therefore used orange zest as the base. It was delicious served with homemade coleslaw, a jacket potato and corn. Ingredients (serves 4): Chicken 6 x Mix of chicken thighs and…

Gluten free beef bourguignon

What haven’t I done before? I haven’t made beef bourguignon before – wow, it’s incredible! It’s basically beef, garlic and shallots cooked in red wine so you can’t really go wrong but it is such a rich delicious dish. Serve with a glass of red wine…just saying… Ingredients (serves 2): 400g x Braising steak, diced…

Gluten free pea pancakes

What haven’t I done before? I didn’t think it was possible to make pea pancakes / didn’t think it was a thing. However, when my freezer broke I had to look for ideas to get rid of the copious amount of frozen peas I had (I hate waste!). Ingredients: 400g x Frozen peas – boiled,…

Gluten free granola

What haven’t I done before? I have never made granola before – I don’t like shop bought granola because it is full of added sugar. I wanted to make this with no added sugar and with lots of delicious nuts. Ingredients: It’s up to you as to how much granola you want / need to…

Gluten free cauliflower pizza base

What haven’t I done before? I have heard about using cauliflower as a pizza base but never really gave it much thought until discussing it with a colleague last week – I thought I should give it a go and see what all the fuss is about. It is different but it does work surprisingly…

Gluten free mushroom and leek gratin

What haven’t I done before? Made a gratin. I didn’t really know what was meant by ‘gratin’ so I looked it up and it is a technique where an ingredient is topped with a crust of breadcrumbs, cheese and butter. I had some mushrooms and leeks in the fridge and decided this would work nicely…

Gluten free baked aubergine topped with spinach and mushrooms

What haven’t I done before? This is a new recipe for me – simple, delicious and healthy. Ingredients (serves 2): 1 x Baked aubergine (I did this the day before to make things quicker on a busy day – put a few cuts in the aubergine for the juice to drain, wrap in foil and…

Gluten free aubergine filled tacos

What haven’t I done before? Made a vegetarian filling for tacos. I felt inspired after visiting Wahaca this week – I thought I would try and recreate my own Mexican feast. Ingredients (serves 2 hungry people or 3 regularly hungry people): 8 x Gluten free taco shells (yes, I ate 4 and I’m ok with…

Gluten free Greek butter beans

What haven’t I done before? I have tried this dish so many times as I love it but it’s the first time I made it. It goes really well as a side with baked salmon. Ingredients (serves 2): 2 x Red onions, diced 3 x Fresh ripe tomatoes, diced 2 x Garlic cloves, diced 1…

Gluten free beef goulash

What haven’t I done before? I have made beef goulash before but it was along time ago and I was lucky enough to have really good quality paprika from Hungary at the time. Sadly, I needed to re-create the recipe with your bog standard supermarket paprika but it turned out just as good. Ingredients (serves…