Daily Archives: August 5, 2009

Gluten-Free Banana Orange Smoothie with Peanut Butter

-Whip up this smoothie for a fast, nutritious breakfast that is rich in calcium, protein, phosphorus, potassium, vitamin B6, niacin, thiamin, riboflavin, folic acid, vitamin C, magnesium, zinc and probiotics. Peanuts are a significant source of resveratrol, a chemical studied for potential anti-aging effects and also associated with reduced cardiovascular disease and reduced cancer risk. Ounce for ounce, peanuts contain ...

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Gluten-Free Brazil Nut Risotto

Try this flavorful dish for a whopping dose of selenium from uniquely soft, crunchy Brazil nuts — with a texture reminiscent of water chestnuts. Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil ¼ cup onion, chopped ¾ cup Arborio or short grain rice 4 cups gluten-free chicken broth ½ cup Brazil nuts, chopped ¼ cup fresh parsley, finely chopped 1 teaspoon basil leaves ...

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Gluten-Free Savory Shrimp Soup

This wonderful, complex soup is rich in taste and nutrients. The delicious aroma will entice the family straight to your kitchen table. Provides potassium, calcium, zinc, vitamin A, vitamin C, niacin, riboflavin, and folic acid. Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms 1 cup thinly sliced Vidalia onions 1 teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper 1 ...

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Gluten-Free Risotto with Fresh Herbs

Risotto is a unique rice dish with a full-bodied creamy mouth feel. Try it once and you are sure to make it often. Ingredients 5 cups hot chicken or vegetable broth 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/3 cup onion, chopped 1 ¾ cup Arborio rice (fat short grains) ¼ cup fresh parsley ¼ cup fresh basil 1/8 teaspoon black pepper ½ ...

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Gluten-Free Pineapple Raisin Sauce

This rich, nutritious velvety sauce takes mild fish, ham, pork and chicken to a higher level of satisfaction and digestibility. Try it over fried tofu for a vegetarian treat. Ingredients 3/4 cup water ¼ cup juice from pineapples 1/2 cup unsweetened pineapple tidbits 1/3 cup raisins 1 tablespoon cornstarch or white rice flour 1 tablespoon butter or gluten-free margarine sprinkle salt ...

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Gluten-Free Sauteed Beef Liver and Onions

Beef liver is the best source of copper, as well as, protein, iron, potassium, selenium and vitamin A. This recipe will help you appreciate the sweet flavor and smooth texture of health-giving liver, organic, of course. Ingredients 1 pound organic beef liver 1 large mild onion 1 tablespoon oil ½ cup fine rice flour ¼ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon black ...

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Gluten-Free Hearty Pea Soup with Sausage

This "nutrient dense" soup is thick, rich and satisfying with lots of protein and minerals. Ingredients 1 pound roll fresh sausage (found with the breakfast meats) ½ onion, chopped ½ pound dried green peas 7 cups water 1 cup sliced carrots 2 stalks celery, chopped 1 dried bay leaf ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon black pepper 4 fresh sage leaves, minced ...

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Gluten-Free Braised Chicken Livers & Onions

If you’ve never tried chicken liver, here is a dish that is nutritious, fast, and flavorful. Enjoy this excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin B12, iron, riboflavin, niacin (vitamin B3), pantothenic acid (vitamin B5), pyridoxine (vitamin B6), copper, selenium, and protein once a month to keep healthy. Ingredients I pound container of natural/ organic chicken livers; rinsed well in cold ...

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Gluten-Free Apple Amaranth Pancakes

These pancakes are great for breakfast. Nutritious low fat amaranth adds its rich protein, fiber, iron, calcium, and B vitamins to whole grain brown rice, eggs and applesauce for a nutrient dense breakfast that really satisfies. Ingredients 1/3 cup amaranth flour 1/3 cup brown rice flour 1/3 cup white rice flour 1/3 cup tapioca flour or cornstarch ½ teaspoon gluten-free ...

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Old Fashioned Stomped Lemon-ade

This tangy, refreshing lemon-ade has stood the test of time not just for extracting loads of vitamin C from the rind, but for exceptional taste. Someone can always be found to do the stomping, especially children. Makes a quart. New wooden stompers can be easily bought, or have fun looking for the old, turned ones found at garage sales or ...

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