Recipes

The Easiest Dessert…Is Gluten Free

This is one of the best desserts I’ve ever made and its incredibly easy and impossible to mess up and of course, gluten free. I have been trying things out of Alicia Silverstone’s book, The Kind Diet: A simple Guide to Feeling Great, Losing Weight, and Saving the Planet. All of the recipes are vegan, but they also use awesome ...

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Hummus: An Easy Healthy Homemade Gluten Free Snack

  Hummus is full of nutrients, tastes delicious and it is naturally gluten free. Its a great option for dinner parties or snacks, and best of all its easy to make at home with a food processor. You can serve it with veggie slices as well as pita slices to appeal to everyone’s dietary needs. The veggies I chose to ...

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Recipe for Gluten Free Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

  It appears to be cookie season! There are cookie sales going on for Girl Scouts, Kansas City area schools, and 4-H clubs. Looking at all of those tasty offerings is enough to bring a tear to any gluten free eye because they are off limits. Well, wipe that tear away! Here is a solution to the I-can’t-order-these-cookies-because-they’re-full-of-gluten blues. The ...

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Go for the gluten-free gold and bake “the best cookies”

Recipe by Thomas Haas and reviewed by both the LA Times and The Vancouver Sun as “the best cookies”. They are gluten free and packed with chocolate to satisfy your sweet tooth. Invented by Haas who is a pastry chef and describes these as baked truffles. The cookies have a very powerful chocolate taste and a smooth, soft texture.

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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 Tiramisu Recipe with Shabtai Lady Fingers

Tiramisu has always been one of my favorite indulgences since my first trip to Italy, in the late 80s, and trying the real thing. The key is having the right cream, because without that, it just tastes like something mass produced you would expect to find in a grocery store. Of course the lady fingers are a main ingredient as ...

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Pica Pica’s gluten-free arepa (corn bread) recipe

  Pica Pica Maize Kitchen in Napa is a wonderful destination. The icing on the proverbial cake is that it’s all gluten-free. If you want to learn more about them, read the full article here. Adriana López Vermut was kind enough to share her recipe for the arepa, a Venezuelan corn bread. Look for a recipe for the pepeada filling, ...

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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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