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Gluten-Free Fall Garden Pasta Recipe

INGREDIENTS: one red bell pepper one green bell pepper one small red onion 1/2 cup sliced olives one ear of white or yellow corn, boiled until tender 8 oz of your favorite brown rice pasta (I suggest Trader Joe’s Brand) 12 oz of your favorite marinara sauce (I love Prego!)

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Easy Gluten Free Meal Recipe: Picadillo

Fall is the time of year when we need quick and easy, nutritious comfort foods to get us through our hectic lives.  Picadillo is a traditional Cuban chili.  You can make it with less spice (cut back on the cumin, chili powder and garlic) and the children will love it. Picadillos have some spice but also sweetness.    This can be served ...

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Gluten Free Gnocchi Recipe

  Recipes shouldn’t just be a list of ingredients with obscure directions. A recipe needs to teach the recipient how to recreate the dish the writer has made. Gnocchi can be intimidating to many people but with a good set of instructions and the consistency of dough, you’ll want to make it all of the time. Although the base for ...

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Recipe: Cucumber Chickpea Bruschetta

  When this Examiner saw a recipe for Cucumber Chickpea Bruschetta last week it was very intriguing.  We were celebrating the 4th with friends and I wanted to make something special as an appetizer. Bruschetta made with cucumber as the based seemed easy and since there is no gluten-free bread needed it is pretty cheap to prepare.  Then a friend ...

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Gluten Free Recipe: Meat Free Monday Tacos

Its meat free Monday today and I’m making tacos tonight for dinner. I’ve been experimenting with tofu a lot lately, sometimes succeeding and other times not so much. I’ve found that the crucial detail to remember is that it important to cook the tofu in very flavorful sauces and seasonings. Tofu absorbs whatever flavor you cook it in. Tacos are ...

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Gluten-free, vegetarian Skyline Cincinnati chili recipe

When I was younger I used to love Skyline chili done as a 3-way, and would get it frozen from my local grocery store and serve it over spaghetti and top with cheese. It was quick and satisfying. Being a mostly non-meat eater these days, I still craved the flavor and texture without the animal. I searched online, experimented and ...

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Making Gluten Free Manicotti

The word is getting out that even though we can’t eat wheat, celiacs (and others who must follow a gluten free diet) still love to eat pasta. There are a few establishments in the Philadelphia area that offer gluten free pasta, such as Giorgio on Pine in Center City, Café Alessio in Doylestown, Café Monterosso in Yardley, City Kitchen Pizzeria ...

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