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Gluten-Free Fall Garden Pasta Recipe

- INGREDIENTS: one red bell pepper one green bell pepper one small red onion 1/2 cup sliced olives one ear of white or yellow corn, boiled until tender 8 oz of your favorite brown rice pasta (I suggest Trader Joe’s Brand) 12 oz of your favorite marinara sauce (I love Prego!)

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Easy Gluten Free Meal Recipe: Picadillo

Fall is the time of year when we need quick and easy, nutritious comfort foods to get us through our hectic lives.  Picadillo is a traditional Cuban chili.  You can make it with less spice (cut back on the cumin, chili powder and garlic) and the children will love it. Picadillos have some spice but also sweetness.    This can be served ...

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Gluten Free Gnocchi Recipe

  Recipes shouldn’t just be a list of ingredients with obscure directions. A recipe needs to teach the recipient how to recreate the dish the writer has made. Gnocchi can be intimidating to many people but with a good set of instructions and the consistency of dough, you’ll want to make it all of the time. Although the base for ...

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Gluten-free Recipe: Chickpea and Tomato Salad

This is a very simple salad to prepare.  Make it in advance and allow the flavors to come together in the refrigerator before serving.  Perfect to take for a summer picnic or dinner party or to serve after a long day at work.  And the colors are beautiful! Salad Ingredients: 2 12oz. cans chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained 1 large tomato, ...

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Gluten-Free Romaine Salad with Pears and Brazil Nuts

This versatile salad makes a handsome first course and easily partners with soup, salad or sandwich. Magnesium/ selenium/ zinc laden Brazil nuts and pears naturally tone the bowel. Romaine lettuce is a digestion restorative, providing folic acid, vitamin K, potassium and calcium while carrots add beta carotene, a precursor of vitamin A.

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Gluten-Free Nutty Buckwheat Pancakes

They have a pleasing aroma, brown color, and a hearty bite. Buckwheat is famously healthy, strengthening blood vessels and supplying essential vitamins and minerals. Note: buckwheat is not a grain or a member of the wheat family. Rather, it is the seed of a vegetable and belonging to the rhubarb family. Early settlers named these nourishing, native seeds ‘buckwheat’ because ...

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Gluten-free Grain for Baking: Sorghum Flour

For those that are new to the gluten-free diet, the wide array of new flours can be overwhelming.  Sorghum flour is a flour that is frequently used in gluten-free baking.   Sorghum is one of the oldest known grains.   It is America’s third-leading cereal crop and a major food source in Africa and India.  The grain is native to tropical Africa and ...

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