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Anne Steib

Gluten-free Sweet Potato Biscuits Recipe

January 5th, 2010 by Anne Steib


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Post-holiday time can leave a hostess with many leftovers. This holiday I was left with an abundance of sweet potatoes after baking four good size ones for two sweet potato pies. I probably had enough to make two additional pies, but I wanted to try something different. And because of the nutritional value of sweet potatoes, I didn’t want it to go to waste. Of course when you combine a super food like sweet potatoes and the whole grain of buckwheat with copious amounts of butter and sugar, the nutritional value is sure to decrease, but at least we know there is some redeeming quality in the dish. (more…)


Amy Fothergill

Gluten Free Chocolate Genoise Cake Recipe

December 29th, 2009 by Amy Fothergill

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Often times, when baking gluten free items, a small substitution is needed. However, if you don’t bake a lot, some recipes can be a bit complex. It’s best to follow a good recipe and make sure to make it once before you decide to make it for a big party.

genoise_cakeChocolate genoise cake can be used to make any type of jelly roll cake but it’s especially popular around the holidays to make a yule log. Creating a gluten free version requires only a few changes. Always make sure the other ingredients are gluten free like the cocoa. For the best flavor, use a local cocoa powder like Ghirardelli. It gives the cake a great flavor. (more…)

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The holidays are upon us, which means lots of holiday parties and gatherings with friends and family, and of course, delicious desserts.

gingerbread_cookiesIn the mood for something new? Try these gluten-free cookie recipes courtesy of Whole Foods.

Chocolate Mocha Sugar Cookies

These cookies go great with a steaming cup of peppermint hot chocolate (more…)

Recipe: Gluten-free Old Fashioned Gingerbread Cake

December 22nd, 2009 by Kimberly Bouldin

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Old Fashioned Gingerbread Cake

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Ingredients:
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup applesauce
1 egg
1 cup molasses
2 1/2 cups GF all purpose flour
1 1/4 tsp Xanthan Gum
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
2 tsp cinnamon
2 tsp ginger
1/2 tsp cloves
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup hot water (more…)

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Chocolate_Chunk_Cookies_lizschauThese chocolate chunk cookies are so simple to make and decidedly less involved than many gluten-free baking recipes. They bake up thin, crispy, and perfectly chewy. These cookies contain no flour or starches, which means they are lower in carbohydrates and, since they are made with cashew butter, are loaded with protein. And, should you choose to use dark chocolate, they’re also dairy-free. As always, be vigilant and check labels — especially when purchasing chocolate, as some contain wheat and gluten.

Easy Gluten-Free Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Ingredients:
(Makes 8-12 Small Cookies) (more…)

Kaitlin Fleming

Gluten Free Ginger Snaps

December 22nd, 2009 by Kaitlin Fleming

Christmas is only a few days away! I’ll be posting great ways to make your holidays full of delicious food all while keeping it gluten free. Enjoy!

gingersnaps_kaitlinflemingAlso, Mariposa Bakery has opened its doors at their new location at the South Entrance of San Francisco’s Ferry Building—great baked goods to go!

Ginger Snap Cookies

What you will need:

1 1/2 cups butter
2 cups white sugar, plus some for rolling
1/2 cup molasses
2 eggs
1/2 cup tapioca flour (more…)

Amy Fothergill

Gluten Free Eggnog Waffle Recipe

December 15th, 2009 by Amy Fothergill

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Gluten free waffles aren’t hard to make; you really just need to substitute regular flour with a good gluten free flour blend.

To make some extra special waffles, try this recipe to serve around the holidays. The combination of nutmeg and vanilla makes for some wonderful smells in the house.

Try topping this with some fresh whipped cream, sliced bananas and maple syrup. Yum!

amy_fothergill_gf_eggnog_waffle2Gluten Free Eggnog Waffles
makes 7 or 8 6″ round waffles (make recipes individually rather than doubling)

Ingredients:
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Trish Deitemeyer

Gluten Free Holiday Cookies Are a Sweet Treat for Everyone

December 15th, 2009 by Trish Deitemeyer

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It is the right of every person to be able to enjoy cookies at holiday-time, no matter the holiday. Even Celiacs and people following a gluten free diet should be able to have yummy treats to celebrate the holidays. Jules Shepard, from Jules Gluten Free Flour Mix, has once again come up with a GF recipe that really, truly is just as good (if not better) than the “regular” (with gluten) recipe. Bake up a batch and offer them to your favorite little kid. I assure you, they will be a hit. (But make sure to save some for yourself!)

trish_deitemeyer_Sugar_Cookies_2Jules’ Holiday Sugar Cookies

Ingredients:

    1⁄4 cup shortening (e.g. Earth Balance® or
    Spectrum® Palm Oil Shortening)
    1⁄4 cup canola oil
    2⁄3 cup granulated cane sugar
    2 egg yolks
    2 tsp. gluten-free vanilla extract
    1 3⁄4 cup Jules Gluten Free™ All Purpose Flour
    1⁄2 tsp. salt
    3 Tbs. water (as needed)
    food coloring (optional)
    colored sugar or frosting (optional)

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Jen Cafferty

Recipe: Gluten Free Peppermint Patty Brownies

December 7th, 2009 by Jen Cafferty

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There is something magical about combining the taste of a favorite holiday candy with an already perfect dessert. Try this combination of brownies with York Peppermint Patties for the holiday season.

YorkpeppermintpattiesTo prepare the brownies, use your favorite brownie mix or try my very easy Cocoa Brownie Recipe. This works well with Bob’s Red Mill Brownie Mix.

Prepare the batter as directed on the package and add 1 teaspoon of peppermint extract to the mix. (more…)

Gluten-Free Recipe: Catholic Potatoes

December 7th, 2009 by Kimberly Bouldin

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Catholic Potatoes are these amazingly cheesy & creamy potatoes that my Grandmother has been serving for years. The recipe is super simple to prepare in advance & is sure to please any crowd.

Ingredients:

    5 lbs potatoes8 oz pkg. light cream cheese, softened

    8 oz container light sour cream

    1/4 cup butter, melted

    8 oz. shredded 2% cheddar cheese

    1/4 to 1/2 cup skim milk

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