Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Gluten Free Chicken Casserole

During the last year of adjusting my cooking habits to cater to the gluten free needs of my son, I have learned to become more and more creative.   Last night I had one of those creative moments.  My son had  commented to me that he really missed being able to eat things like his grandmothers chicken casserole.  I decided that there had to be way to make a gluten free alternative so last night was the night.  To my surprise (and delight) it turned out very well.  In place of canned cream of chicken soup I made my own (recipe located on recipe page) and in place of Ritz crackers I used gluten free pretzels.  Now, before anyone tells me, I already know that gluten free pretzels are very expensive.  Amazon, however,  has a subscribe and save program that we have signed up for to get our pretzels, which gives not only a discount, but also free shipping.  In addition to that I had enough Amazon gift cards from swagbucks that I was able to get a case of pretzels for $2.61.  Other than those two substitutions I was able to follow the original recipe and the result (If I do say so myself) was delicious.

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