Monthly Archives: August 2009

Gluten-Free Fried Oysters

-Loaded with zinc, iron, and protein, oysters have a long history of nourishing people from many cultures. Quick to make, they go well with almost any quick side dish like green beans, asparagus, carrots, or broccoli. Oysters also have lots of copper, selenium, vitamin A, niacin, vitamin C, potassium, calcium and a good showing of folic acid. Ingredients 2 tablespoon ...

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Gluten-Free Upside Down Apple Cinnamon Pancakes

Here is a great way to use left-over egg whites! Make this fluffy, tender pan-size pancake the whole family is sure to love. Ummm — the apple and cinnamon aroma will bring them in a hurry. Ingredients 3 tablespoons gluten-free margarine 1 large flavorful apple or 2 medium (such as mackintosh, granny, pink lady), cored, peeled & thin sliced 1 teaspoon ...

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Gluten-Free Pork Tenderloin with Pineapples and Sage

In less than 30 minutes, you can enjoy this easy entree. Tender pork is smothered in a sweet and sour sauce bursting with chunks of pineapples and raisins. Pork is rich in tryptophan, the amino acid needed to make serotonin for calm nerves and melatonin for restful sleep. Ingredients 1 pork tenderloin, about 16 oz. 2 tablespoons olive oil ½ teaspoon ...

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Gluten-Free Lasagna with Tofu and Vegetables

This lovely, satisfying lasagna is very rich in calcium, phosphorus, potassium, and vitamin A with the health benefits of lycopene and antioxidants. Ingredients ½ box (8 oz.) gluten-free lasagna noodles, cooked as directed and drained 2 cups soft tofu, mashed 1 egg 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped ¼ teaspoon pepper ¼ cup Parmesan or Romano cheese, grated 1 cup mozzarella or manchego ...

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Gluten-Free Stuffed Jumbo Shells The Easy Way

Love stuffed jumbo shells, but don’t want to use the oven? Here is a handy way to make shells in 35 minutes. What you need is a deep-sided large skillet with a lid — a nonstick electric is ideal. Reheat leftover shells to make a deliciously satisfying lunch. Ingredients 8 oz. box Grand Shells 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 to 2 ...

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Gluten-Free Cabbage Leaves Stuffed with Ground Turkey

For thousands of years, people all over the world have found myriad ways to prepare this health-giving vegetable. Stuffed cabbage is a favorite with good reason — it’s so satisfying — to smell, to see and to taste! Cabbage is a great source for important vitamins like vitamin C, K and folate, minerals like calcium and potassium, plus fiber and ...

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Gluten-Free Carob Peanut Smoothie

All smoothies are quick to make and enjoy, but this smoothie is full of natural protein and the  vitamins and minerals needed for muscle strength and vitality plus carbohydrates for energy. Ingredients 8 oz. milk or milk substitute (rice milk, nut milk, soy milk) 1 tablespoon natural creamy peanut butter 1 tablespoon carob powder or 2 teaspoons cocoa powder 1 ...

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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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