Corn tortilla chips are my comfort food. Yes, I grew up in Texas where we eat corn tortilla chips with everything. Lots of salsa, plus loads of sour cream and guacamole. Oh, and extra jalapenos.
There is nothing like gazpacho in summertime. Gazpacho is a cold, spicy, raw tomato soup which originated in southern Spain, made with peppers, onion, garlic and cucumbers which are either diced and/or blended.
It is so nice on a hot day to not have to turn on the oven. Besides that, it’s a great way to use up all those tomatoes in your garden. And it’s gluten-free, casein-free, and GAPS-legal.
I grew up in Texas. Nachos are one of my very favorite foods. Unfortunately, most (all?) tortilla chips you buy at the store are very bad for you. What makes them so bad? Well, most tortilla chips are made from genetically modified corn. On top of that, they’re usually fried in oils that are also made from GM crops: non-organic corn and soybean oil. Even if you buy organic tortilla chips, the organic oils they fry the chips in are unhealthy. Vegetable oil, sunflower oil and safflower oils are typically rancid (hello, free radicals).
Wouldn’t it be nice if you could find organic non-GMO tortilla chips fried in lard, palm oil, or coconut oil? But it’s not possible (at least I haven’t found them). So I’ve started making my own homemade tortilla chips. They’re easy to make, delicious, very healthy, and they make the best nachos.
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