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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 combined different recipes I found in trying to duplicate the Skyline chili recipe with a vegetarian version. (more…)


Trish Deitemeyer

Making Gluten Free Manicotti

February 3rd, 2010 by Trish Deitemeyer

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 in Southampton, and Maggiano’s Little Italy in Center City, King of Prussia and Cherry Hill, NJ. However, if you’re really missing home-made pasta, just like Nonna used to make, why not try to make it yourself? (more…)

lettuce_wrapsMany of us are looking to kick off this year on a healthy note by eating more veggies and just eating better in general. This Asian Lettuce Wrap recipe below covers both of those bases. Lettuce, protein of your choice, and veggies. Not to mention the fact that it's super delicious! (more…)

Anne Steib

Gluten-free Sweet Potato Biscuits Recipe

January 5th, 2010 by Anne Steib

 

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

Gingerbread_cake 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: (more…)