Eating in restaurants you’ve never been in before can be difficult for those on gluten-free diets. When you’re traveling and trying to find gluten-free foods when you dine out, some cuisines are easier than others — like Mexican food. In Page, Arizona, we stopped at a Mexican restaurant called Fiesta Mexicana. Here’s my review. Plus some great gluten-free beers!
Tonight, I wanted to make spaghetti, but I didn’t have any spaghetti sauce. I also didn’t have all the things I needed to make it. So, I put together some things I did have and came up with a pretty good dinner. It is gluten free, and low in fat and sugar, so it was good for both of us.
I learned to prepare lots of Mexican and Tex-Mex dishes when I was living in south Texas. I also learned to love the chipotle flavor there. Chipotle is a fully ripened and smoked jalapeno pepper, so adding it to your food gives it a warm, smokey flavor. Here is my recipes for homemade gluten-free enchiladas using Knorr Mini Cubs Chipotle Seasoning.
Jimmie’s Diner is a 50’s diner in Wichita, Kansas where all the waitresses wear poodle skirts and ponytails. And the food is scrumptious.