Nacho Enchilada Rice Hot Dish

When the race is on to feed your family dinner, turn to this simple yet flavorful hot dish.  All you need is rice, enchilada sauce, ground meat, beans, cheese and tortilla chips to layer into a satisfying one-dish meal that comes together in 40 minutes or less. I’ll be sharing my recipe at Fiesta Friday this week.  Come see the other dishes and celebrate Cinco … Continue reading Nacho Enchilada Rice Hot Dish

Sinaya Casserole with Eggplant and Hummus | Swirls and Spice

Sinaya Casserole with Eggplant and Hummus

For enticing comfort food with a Middle Eastern twist, look no further.  Topped with a rich layer of hummus, this casserole features layers of meat, tomatoes, and roasted eggplant beneath. I had to pass up many a casserole during the years I could not eat dairy.  But the craving for warm comfort food remained strong.  So I found ways to work around my limitations, and we enjoyed breakfast casseroles and this dairy-free … Continue reading Sinaya Casserole with Eggplant and Hummus

Garlic Potato Sloppy Joe Casserole | Swirls and Spice

Garlic Potato Sloppy Joe Casserole

Today I bring you more proof that my family and I do not subsist on salads and sweets alone.  We actually enjoy simple suppers that include beef, chicken, pork, or seafood.  I did plan our meals this week, but when I awoke yesterday to snow on the ground, I decided that Sweet Potato Skillet could be shifted to another night.  We would stay at home … Continue reading Garlic Potato Sloppy Joe Casserole

Savoury Egg, Sausage, and Grits Casserole: A Dairy Free Recipe

This casserole appeared on our dinner table earlier in the week.   After wanting to make a savoury casserole that included grits, I finally developed a winning recipe that everyone could enjoy.  Why grits?  A friend from Tennessee gifted me with the last of her precious stash before she moved back home.  After several experiments, this savoury blend of grits, eggs, and sausage is a dish … Continue reading Savoury Egg, Sausage, and Grits Casserole: A Dairy Free Recipe