Fast, Easy, and Gluten Free!

Sometimes it’s nice to have those easy go-to meals that you can fix quickly and know without a doubt they’ll turn out great. When you eat a GF diet, it’s also nice when you don’t have to worry about extensive conversions within a recipe. Here are some of my favorite go-to’s that have minimal, if any, GF conversions:

Pesto Quinoa with Chicken

  • 2-3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cooked, then cubed or shredded (or grilled!)
  • 1 Cup uncooked quinoa
  • About 1/2 Cup pesto (I use Classico. If you pick up a packet to make your own be sure to read the label)

Rinse quinoa in cold water. Boil 1 & 1/4 cup water and cook quinoa. Then stir in chicken and pesto. Top with a little parmesan and you’re good to go. Seriously, that easy!

Baked Parmesan Chicken

  • 2-3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 Cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 packet of Italian dressing seasoning (I use Good Seasons)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine garlic powder, parmesan, and seasoning mix in a large bowl. Run chicken under water, then dredge in bowl to coat with seasoning and cheese. Place in baking dish.

This chicken is great along with a few sides. It’s also really good cut into strips or shredded and tossed with pasta or salad, or both!

Chicken Tortilla Bake

  • Go HERE and follow instructions for this recipe.

The only GF converting necessary is to use GF cream of chicken soup. I used Pacific Foods brand. Serve with a little guacamole and salsa and you have yourself a quick Tex-Mex feast!

And there you have it…3 quick and easy meals for when you’re having one of those crazy, can’t yourself home on time kind of days! Enjoy!

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