All-Purpose Gluten-Free Flour Blend

All-Purpose Gluten-Free Flour Blend

I have been trying for a few years to perfect the perfect all-purpose gluten-free flour blend.  This is a great, all-purpose flour/starch blend for making tasty and nutritious baked goods….that look AND taste good.  This blend seems to do the trick in many of my converted recipes. When looking for a wheat-free substitute for wheat flour, you will need to consider a blend.  This is because no other single flour or wheat-free starch behaves the same way as wheat flour...

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Flourless Chocolate Torte

Flourless Chocolate Torte

I absolutely LOVE chocolate…creamy, thick, rich, and smooth.  This gluten-free flourless chocolate torte provides all of those things…and more.  If you haven’t tried this, or similar recipe AND you LOVE a rich chocolate dessert, you must try this recipe. Have you ever wished for a small piece of something semi-sweet and velvety smooth?  All I want are a few bites…okay maybe more like six.  I will agree to add some fresh berries but don’t even...

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Gluten-Free Kale Pancakes

Gluten-Free Kale Pancakes

Who can resist kale pancakes??  *There is an option below to make these dairy free as well!* I was doubtful these green kale pancakes were going to pass my pancake taste test.  This is mostly because I usually make either buttermilk or sourdough pancakes…when I make them.  These are quick to make and simply yummy!  Cook them on lower heat to retain the pretty green color.  Move over green eggs and ham!  Make room for the king of greens–KALE! I am on a mission to...

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Creamy Cole Slaw

Are you looking for a slightly sweet cole slaw that’s a great side to have with BBQ pork?  Then this is it!  I’ve made this cole slaw for many years and I always get complements.  I think it’s because I add in colorful veggies, so it’s pretty and it has just the right amount of sugar.  

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Gluten-Free Cornbread That Tastes Like the Real Thing

Gluten-Free Cornbread That Tastes Like the Real Thing

This cornbread recipe is from Pamela’s Products website, although I tweaked it a bit by adding vinegar to the milk prior to adding the milk to the dry ingredients.  This is a another way to obtain a buttermilk-type taste that I prefer in my cornbread.  I also added an extra tablespoon of butter to the batter and a tablespoon of butter to the pan to melt in the oven just prior to baking. Gluten-Free Cornbread – Does it taste just as good? Yes!  This bread has a...

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Products That Contain Gluten

Unusual gluten containing products to avoid Whether you’re experiencing gluten intolerance symptoms, celiac disease or you simply want to life a gluten-free lifestyle for optimism health reasons (per your doctor’s orders), these gluten containing products should be avoided.  You’ll notice at the end of the list, that food manufacturers use ingredients that are often “code words” for gluten.  This list is intended to help you sharpen your...

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Robin Anderson, Rock Mount, VA

Robin Anderson, Rock Mount, VA

When we were first referred to Mrs. Cathy Dick at One Degree Forward, my first question was, “Is she a doctor?”  If the answer had been yes I think I would have refused.  Instead the answer was like a breath of fresh air.

Velly Chowder, South Africa

Velly Chowder, South Africa

Mostly I’m thankful to Cathy Dick, for helping me a lot with previous decision making and daily planning. She has helped me put into practice a mind-set to be something that I wish to accomplish by the end of each day to the end of the year– focus on that, and make sure I do things in terms of preparing myself mentally and physically before I start.  She has a lot of great resources that she shares freely too.  You can trust her to do what she says she’ll do.

Leslie Coty, Roanoke, VA

Leslie Coty, Roanoke, VA

What a huge difference Cathy made in my office at work!  She helped me organize the mountains of paperwork and chaos and now it looks great!  I have a system that I know will work for me because she made sure that things were organized by how I use them…everything in its place!  I value Cathy’s creativity, integrity, originality and helpfulness in all the organizing/time management projects she does.  Next I plan to take her Time Strategies program so I can get my business calendar, appointments and desk organized.  Can’t wait!!