Tag Archives: Holidays

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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A G-Free Thanksgiving

It takes a little planning ahead to guarantee a great Thanksgiving. In many ways, it’s easier if you’re hosting, because you know what you can and can’t have. Most people hate to impose on their hosts, but it’s easier on you AND your host to ask beforehand than sit through a four-hour meal and watch others eat. Remember, nothing is ...

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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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