Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Baked Creamy Chicken Taquitos Recipe - Gluten Free, Nightshade Free

Cort is currently on an alternative diet as we try to control his psoriasis without medications.  It has been a little challenging to find things that he likes that are gluten free and do not involve any nightshades (tomatoes, peppers, and potatoes).  I adapted this taquitos recipe for him, and he really seems to enjoy them.

Ingredients:
4 oz. cream cheese, softened
1/4 tsp. pepper
1 tbsp. fresh lime juice
1/2 tsp. cumin
1/2 tsp. onion powder
2 minced garlic cloves
2 cups shredded cooked chicken
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
small corn tortillas



Preheat the oven to 425*.  In a large bowl mix the cream cheese, lime juice, cumin, onion powder, garlic, and pepper.  Once combined, stir in the chicken and cheese. 

Working with a few tortillas at a time, microwave between two paper towels 20-30 seconds to make them soft enough to roll.  Spoon 2-3 tbsp. of chicken mixture onto lower third of a tortilla.  Roll tortilla as tightly as you can and place seam side down on baking sheet.  Spray the top lightly with cooking spray and sprinkle with sea salt.  Once all tortillas are prepped, make sure none are touching each other.  Bake 15-20 minutes or until crisp and golden. 

These freeze very well, so I make a big batch and pull out a few to pack in his lunches. 

16 comments:

Out on the prairie said...

Sometimes you need to watch powdered spices for gluten. I am impressed how many product have came out. I have a friend who eat gluten free.

SweetMarie said...

this looks so delicious!!! my son would really love this!! this one be on his fav food list for sure! thanks for sharing!

Karen S. said...

Ooo la la, you are tempting me!

Debbie said...

ooohh that sounds wonderful....anyone would enjoy those!!!!

Jacquelineand.... said...

A brilliant idea and these look really tasty... will be trying them out!

Karina Ramos said...

Looks really good!!

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Sally said...

That's great, Lisa. I'm glad you're finding things Cort can eat and hopefully help. :)

Michelle said...

Nice to hear that you try to control his issue without meds. And, this recipe sounds great!

Tweedles -- that's me said...

Those look soooo yummy!!
thank you for sharing
love
tweedles

Cranberry Morning said...

I think McCormick spices are all gluten free. Looks like a delicious lunch! For me, it would be a lot harder to give up nightshades than gluten. Most products are pretty well marked for allergens these days, which makes it so much easier for a mom. Our two little grands have allergies and it's a constant challenge for our daughter to find nutritious and interesting food they can tolerate... and enjoy.

Small Kucing said...

yum...looks delicious. Can spare m a bite?

Harry Flashman said...

Those look tasty. Got the package, going to try it out in the morning. Thanks, Lisa.

(Terry) My Journey With Candida said...

Skin problems in kids are so hard to deal with. It's really hard to figure out what the problem is.

CatTales said...

These look delicious and I love foods that I can prepare and freeze. Hoping this works for little Cort.

alissa apel said...

These look tasty! I want to try them so bad.

Michael Manning said...

Looks good!