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...Read More »
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...Read More »
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...Read More »
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.Read More »
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...Read More »
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...Read More »
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