Tag Archives: Christmas

Keeping Holidays Healthy & Gluten-Free

- Now that Thanksgiving is over, the next few weeks are likely to be filled with many treats of the food and drink variety.  Following the gluten-free diet can be helpful in avoiding some of those treats; don’t view having to avoid these gluten-filled treats as a bad thing – view it as avoiding excess calories and fat and treat ...

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Gluten Free Cranberry and Hazlenut Biscotti Recipe

These hazlenut biscotti have a warm, complex flavour with a lighter texture than my usual biscotti.  They have a hint of cinnamon but if you want a spicier flavour just add more spice, perhaps with mixed spice or ginger as well as the cinnamon.  If you like an iced biscotti, making a glace icing with icing sugar and ginger wine ...

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Gluten-Free Pecan Pie Recipe

This gluten free recipe for pecan pie is incredibly sweet and delicious. Don’t be intimidated about making homemade pie crust. A food processor makes the task fast and easy- just keep your butter or shortening chilled and use ice water. The rich pecan filling is mixed in a blender, making this a fast and easy favorite. Tip – An 8 ...

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A Mini E-Cookbook for Your Gluten-Free Holiday Meal

  This could be your holiday dinner plate! If you think that eating gluten-free means your holiday meal will be anything less than fantastic, you need this mini e-cookbook that I just published. Whether you are looking to include a single gluten-free dish or makeover your whole holiday meal, this is the book for you.   Feel good this holiday ...

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Melissa’s Savory Gluten-Free, Grain Free Stuffing Recipe

This easy, stove top gluten-free and grain free recipe for Savory Gluten-Free Stuffing comes from Melissa Diane Smith, author of Gluten-Free Throughout the Year and Going Against the Grain. This recipe is an out-of-the-ordinary, hearty alternative for those avoiding not only gluten but all grain. Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 35 minutes Total Time: 45 minutes Yield: Serves 4 to 6

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Gluten Free Gravy Recipe

If you think making homemade gravy is harder than the SAT’s, think again. Instead of using a gluten-based roux (butter and flour), start using slurries. A slurry is a combination of a starch and cold water (equal parts) which are mixed into a hot liquid like chicken or turkey broth. The ratio that I use which seems to work well ...

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Gluten-Free Gingerbread Men Recipe

This recipe for Gluten-Free Gingerbread Men is adapted from a recipe by Jacqueline Mallorca, “Rice Flour Gingerbread Cows”, featured in her fabulous cookbook, “The Wheat-Free Cook”. This version is corn free as well as gluten-free and is extra-extra gingery- so cut back on the ginger if you like. The gingerbread men are decorated with small amounts of Royal Icing and ...

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Free Gluten-Free Holiday Cookbook from Tom Sawyer

Tom Sawyer Gluten Free Flour is giving away their FREE Holiday Recipe Cookbook. This great resource gives you dozens of desserts, sides, breads and stuffings – pretty much everything you need to make a delicious and memorable Holiday Dinner. And while many of the recipes use Tom Sawyer’s Gluten-free Flour mix, any all-purpose gluten-free flour mix should work. (Of course, ...

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Getting Festive – Gluten Free Canapes

In my pre-coeliac days, canapés were a doddle. Even on a budget. The day before a party I would buy the cheapest bread from the supermarket, cut out as many circles of bread as I could get out of each slice, dip them in olive oil and press them into pattie tins or mini muffin tins and bake.   I would ...

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Easy Crushed Gluten Free Candy Cane Cake Recipe

Candy canes can make any cake or cupcake turn into a magical winter treat. All you need to do is take some gluten-free candy canes (click here to see my favorite brand) and crush them up.  Sprinkle them on top of your favorite frosted treat and you will end up with a beautiful creation that looks like it is from ...

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