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Gluten Free Zucchini Lasagna Recipe 

Gluten Free Zucchini Lasagna Recipe

Gluten Free Zucchini Lasagna Recipe

I am so excited about a family trip we have planned this summer!!

As some readers may remember Handsome Hubby and I purchased a used RV motorhome last year.  This year we are meeting his parents in New Mexico.  We will be staying in an RV park that also has cabins.  They rented a cabin and are driving out to meet us there.

One of the MANY benefits of having an RV to vacation in is that I can make gluten free meals and not be at the mercy of unknowledgeable restaurants, possibly jeopardizing our vacation if were to get get sick for a gluten exposure.

While we are there I thought it would be great fun to make dinner for my AMAZING and INCREDIBLE In-Laws.  Now my Handsome Hubby has been watching his carb intake and is trying to cut down, which anybody knows on a gluten free diet, is challenging because everything is made from rice or potato and many meals revolve around rice and potato.  In addition, my father-in-law is especially cautious around carbs because he is diabetic.  Which means that many of my potato laden meals are not going to work into his meal plans….

Then a friend of mine told me that she has replaced many of her pasta dishes with zucchini pasta spirals.  That got me thinking… why not replace the lasagna noodles with the zucchini slices.

Well, I am very pleased to say that during the test run of this possible dinner for our New Mexico trip with my In-Laws…. that Handsome Hubby loved it.  I mean he really loved it.

As a few readers may remember, I am not a fan of spaghetti, in fact I really don’t like it… and he is not fan of lasagna… but after we ate this for dinner he asked me if we could have it tomorrow night… WHAT??!!??  My Handsome Hubby does not like lasagna but he just asked me for leftovers?  WOW!!  That is when I knew I had a hit on my hands.  Of course, I enjoyed it as well… with layers of meat and cheese how could I go wrong…

By the way… I wanted to let you guys know that I made the sauce the night before, because Handsome Hubby was craving spaghetti (which is an opportunity for me to make a fillet of salmon for myself since I really really don’t like spaghetti).  I made extra sauce so that he could have a spaghetti night and then use the remaining sauce the next night for this zucchini lasagna….

So with the sauce pre-made, I also took advantage of the cooler morning temps and grilled my zucchini slices early in the morning before the Arizona sun got too crazy hot.  I really feel that it made this really easy to make.  I would highly suggest doing this so that you can just “toss” together your layers and bake.  But just remember that your zucchini will retain its moisture even after grilling so do not skip the step of letting your zucchini rest on paper towels to remove that extra moisture!!

Well, as for our New Mexico RV trip… I am confident my In-Laws are going to enjoy this as much as Handsome Hubby and I did!!

Drop the meat from the sauce and you have a wonderful veggie dish for those looking for vegetarian lasagna.

Now, like any scheduled vacation, I am just left counting the days till we see them!!  SO VERY EXCITED!!
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Cloud Bread Pizzas

Cloud Bread Pizzas

Cloud Bread Pizzas

Today is not a “recipe” per say… more of a idea sharing.

We made personal pizzas using cloud bread for the pizza crust.

Was it going to rock your world????

Probably not..

BUT

WAIT…

It’s actually pretty good.  Was it the best pizza crust you have ever had??  Not really.

However, it was better than many gluten free pizza crusts that I have had.

I liked it a lot more than the cauliflower pizza crust I have seen all over the Internet!!

It was a great option for Handsome Hubby who is trying to keep an eye on his carb intake.

Will we make it again… absolutely!!

Click HERE for Sour Cream Cloud Bread Recipe
Click HERE for Cream Cheese Cloud Bread Recipe

This recipe is a good recipe for people with Celiac Disease, Gluten Sensitivity, Gluten intolerance or on a gluten free diet because none of the ingredients contain gluten.

I was NOT provided with product or financial support for this recipe.  The opinions stated here are simply my own

Amanda’s Amazing Gluten Free Lasagna Recipe

Amanda’s Amazing Gluten Free Lasagna Recipe

Amanda’s Amazing Gluten Free Lasagna Recipe

Amanda’s Amazing Gluten Free Lasagna Recipe

Amanda’s Amazing Gluten Free Lasagna Recipe

Back in the day… pre Celiac diagnosis… I use to love eating lasagna when I went out to an Italian restaurant.  Give me a glass of Chianti and a nice delicious lasagna and I was just as content as a woman could be.  That of course is no longer an option.  I have tried making it a few times and did not have much success.  I didn’t have great results from the gluten free noodles and I was heartbroken!!

Thanks to a fantabulous GF friend of mine… I am heartbroken no more!!  She posted a photo of a beautiful lasagna and immediately I was full of excitement and hope.  Well I made the recipe she gave me and I loved it!!  It was wonderful!!   Handsome Hubby and I can not eat a whole lasagna ourselves so I took some over to my GF tasters and they loved it as well.  Said she hasn’t had it in years and it was incredible.  She made garlic bread to go with it, but then decided to skip the bread so that she could eat more lasagna.

Thankfully Amanda has allowed me to share her recipe with everybody.  Amanda, when you read this you will see I did tweak it a bit, hope you don’t mind But I loved to experiment in the kitchen and just couldn’t help myself!!

Grab your bottle of Chianti and join me for this amazing Italian dinner!!
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Easy Gluten Free Sausage and Potato Soup Recipe 

Easy Gluten Free Sausage and Potato Soup Recipe 

Easy Gluten Free Sausage and Potato Soup Recipe

As I have mentioned before I am team Soup!!  I love soup year round… even when it’s 110 degrees here in Arizona.  Does not matter to me that I am hot pile of heat exhaustion.  However, there is something to be said about having a nice hot bowl of soup when it’s chilly out.  Warming the soul with each loving spoonful.  Not only that but but sausage feels like an enticing winter ingredient.  Sausage is in so many of our favorite comfort foods that it’s just natural to have it in a soup.

Grab your soup bowls and join me on the couch while watching some Netflix and lets make the most of this beautiful chilly weather!!
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Gluten Free Shrimp and Bacon Carbonara Recipe

Gluten Free Shrimp and Bacon Carbonara Recipe

Gluten Free Shrimp and Bacon Carbonara Recipe

Have you ever served a gluten free dinner to people who did not know they were eating gluten free??  Well this is a great recipe to do that with because the pasta is flavorful with the shrimp and bacon and you get a nice bite with the chopped green onions.  As you roll around the pasta on your fork, you will not be focused on the gluten free aspect, you are going to be focused on the fact that this looks and smells fantastic.  I like to serve this with some garlic bread made from Schar Baguettes… of course between all the garlic on the bread and in the pasta… I feel grateful Handsome Hubby had the same thing or he might not kiss me till next week.
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