Baked Goods

Brownies with a Hint of Matcha!

Brownies, no doubt due to their high chocolate content, are generally loved by everyone. What is it about chocolate? Is it the ensuing relaxation from its high magnesium content, or just the mere addictive qualities attributed to chocolate? Probably, all of the above. The creative ways of using chocolate are endless. There are also a hundred different ways of making ...

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Gluten Free Recipe: Old Fashioned Chocolate Chip Cookies

Who doesn’t dream of a really good old-fashioned chocolate chip cookie? The kind you used to make when you were a kid? This is a very easy and quite tasty recipe from Chef Sunshine Best of Your Safe Kitchen in Chicago, IL. Chef Sunshine presented this recipe at the 2008 Gluten Free Cooking Expo and it was loved by all. ...

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Gluten-Free Chocolate Truffle Cookie Recipe

  What makes these gluten-free cookies so good? They are moist and delicious and taste like brownies! But what really sets this recipe apart is the small amount of flour, sugar and butter called for, especially compared to most cookie recipes. Based on a recipe for “Chocolate Truffle Cookies with Sea Salt” from Ghirardelli Chocolates, our recipe calls for a healthy ...

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Nana Skillet Bread Recipe

In the past, I’ve called this my lazy day skillet bread.   I thoroughly love this recipe. It’s not a traditional banana bread, and it’s not a cake, per se, I suppose it’s best compared to a cornbread. I tend to make things that pop up in my head, and then try to figure out how to explain it. Generally, ...

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How to Make Gluten-Free Hot Dog / Brat Buns

Try this easy, no-fuss method for making gluten-free hot dog buns. Use mini loaf pans (5-inches long by 3 3/4-inches wide) to make perfectly sized hot dog and brat buns. You will need 3 to 4 mini loaf pans to make 6 to 8 buns. 1. Prepare your favorite gluten-free bread batter using a recipe or mix. Divide the batter ...

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Gluten-Free Berry Cornbread Muffin Recipe

For me breakfast is the hardest meal of the day. For starters, I get up at 4:00 am and I just can’t eat that early, so I normally take something with me and eat it on my way to campus. My breakfasts usually consist of a Greek yogurt or a scone that I have baked.  This is also the only ...

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How to Make Delicious Gluten-Free Frosting

Homemade frosting is a delicious and decadent treat that is easy to make.  Great frosting can enhance a store-bought goodie or finish the finest of your homemade desserts. Both the lemon and cinnamon versions of this frosting are delicious on carrot or spice cake.  For an easy dessert, make a batch of Namaste Spice Cake and frost with homemade frosting.  The ...

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Toasted Quinoa, Blueberry and Banana Muffin Recipe

Quinoa is a very nutritious food, being a complete protein, but it can have a rather acrid flavour. This is caused by the coating the seed has to discourage insects from eating it.  If you rinse whole quinoa you can get rid of this.  I have used rinsed quinoa in these muffins, which I then toasted to a light brown ...

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Gluten-Free Cinnamon Sugar Biscuits Recipe

Guess what I was doing the other day?  Browsing Twitter!  Imagine that?   I was instantly drawn to these Easy Cinnamon Muffins that Jo-Lynne shared.  I knew that Jon would love them, so I pre-heated my oven and got down to work. Jo-Lynne’s recipe is not gluten-free, so I converted it to be gluten-free using Gluten-Free Bisquick.  Since the GF Bisquick already has leavening ...

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Gluten-Free Recipe: Focaccia Mini-Loaves!

The best news about these mini-loaves, besides the fact that they’re delicious, is that they don’t require yeast! These are a quick bread with yeast bread flavour, and are a great addition to a soup or salad. These loaves include white bean flour, which is low in calories and high in protein, millet flour, which adds

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