Archive for October 11th, 2010

 

Amy Fothergill

Gluten Free Quinoa, Lentil and Garbanzo Salad Recipe

October 11th, 2010 by Amy Fothergill


Just because you are eating a gluten free diet, doesn’t mean you have to sacrafice on taste. Why not create a salad that is healthy, delicious and gluten free? The lemon and parsley give it a fresh and light flavor and the combination of quinoa, lentils and beans provide a wonderful balance of texture. Now, that will put a smile on your face!

Lemon juicer. Photo: Amy Fothergill

Quinoa, Lentil, and Garbanzo Salad

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup French green lentils, aka lentils du puy
  • about 1 – 1 ½ cups quinoa
  • 1 can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed (more…)

Jen Cafferty

Make Your Own Gluten-free Vanilla Extract

October 11th, 2010 by Jen Cafferty

One of the hidden places that gluten lurks is in your vanilla extract.  There are many brands of gluten-free extract you can purchase, but why not make your own?  It is very easy and stores indefinitely.

Ingredients:
1 fresh vanilla bean
3/4 cup vodka, see note below

To Make:
Split the vanilla bean lengthwise down the center ofthe bean.  Scrape out the seeds and place the seeds and the pod in a 1 cup sealable glass jar.  Heat the vodka in a saucepan or (more…)