Decorated gluten-free sugar cookies are fast and easy to make using a food processor to mix the cookie dough. You can use either amaranth flour or a combination of rice flours to prepare this recipe, both work well.The icing recipe was adapted from a recipe by Stephanie Gallagher, About.com Guide to Cooking for Kids, Sugar Cookie Icing Recipe. Read More »
Tag Archives: Snacks
Oh have I got a treat for you today!
I’ve held on to this recipe for months and am wondering why the heck I waited this long to make it. I guess there just isn’t enough time in the day to try each and every single recipe I have pinned, tweeted and Facebooked.
But there will always be enough time for brownies, always. Even if they are months in the Read More »
With football season in full swing, it’s time to whip out the finger foods. Luckily, recipe creation is a bit easier with new gluten-free ingredients popping up. McCormick Gluten-Free Recipe Mix recently released new spice packets that not only make everyday life easier when it comes to dinner prep, but party food, too!
I have come up with three fun recipes with a bit more class than what you usually see in the lineup.
No more boring bags of chips. Step your game up with these nacho bites.
- Gluten-free corn tortillas
- 1 lb. ground beef or turkey
- McCormick Gluten-Free Recipe Mix – Taco Seasoning Mix
- Refried beans
- Onion, finely chopped
- Mexican cheese
- Sour cream
Instructions: Read More »
My family will be making these classic treats for many occasions. The kids LOVE helping to make these sweet treats and they couldn’t be any easier. 4 ingredients and you are done.
5 Tablespoons butter or non-dairy butter (we use Earth Balance Buttery Sticks)
1 bag of 40 marshmallows
7 cups of Gluten Free Rice Krispies (Kelloggs are NOT gluten free.)
Icing or Frosting for decorating
In a large pot melt the butter over medium heat. Add the marshmallows and stir until melted.
Slowly add the cereal and stir until combined. Transfer to a spray-oiled 9×13 pan. Press into the pan. Allow to cool and then cut into pieces. Decorate if desired.
Here’s a very easy make-ahead recipe for Gluten and Dairy Free Chocolate Pudding Mix. Keep a jar on hand for a fast kids-favorite dessert, after-school snack or lunchbox treat. Use your favorite dairy-free milk in the recipe. I used canned gluten-free coconut milk which makes a really rich-tasting pudding.
Prep Time: 7 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 12 minutes
- For the pudding mix:
- 1 cup Dutch-Processed unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1/2 cup cornstarch Read More »
Let’s be real for a minute. I bet that when you hear “pudding” you really hear “Snack Pack.”
It’s ok, me too. No shame in that. As kids, we didn’t know any difference.
If you were lucky enough, those glorious little snackies appeared in our lunch bags, day after day, and were the most coveted item in the cafeteria, well, besides Gushers.
Snack Packs reminds me of the legendary film, Billy Madison, and this clip. Great movie.
Now that we aren’t 6 any more are grown-ups (I use that word loosely), go throw away that Snack Pack you were about to peel open, and dig your spoon into a jar of this heavenly stuff. Read More »
What’s the problem with how traditional caramel corn is made? The primary ingredients are usually corn syrup and refined white sugar (not at all beneficial to our health or mood). Also, you often have to fight to keep the caramel corn on the baking sheets as you stir it during baking. All these problems have been solved with this new recipe. Natural sweeteners replace the corn syrup and white sugar and the mixture is baked in a casserole dish. Easy and yummy! I’m also always amazed by how large a batch is made with such a small amount of ingredients.
Pop ½ cup of popcorn (produces 2-3 quarts of popcorn)
3 Tbsp. coconut oil/butter
1/3 cup honey and/or maple syrup Read More »
Everyone knows home cooked foods are better for you than processed, but who has the time???
Here are four quick and easy snack recipes to enjoy this weekend!
Gluten-free rice crispie squares are fast, easy and oh, so familiar- a gluten-free kid’s favorite recipe.
Make a batch to take along to sporting events, for sleep-overs or pack a bag for road trips.
Total Time: 10 minutes Read More »
Hey there! Welcome to our Gluten Free Snack Attack! Today we are looking at Dried Mediterranean Apricots from Sams Club.
These apricots are amazing! Sweet and moist and chewy, but not tough. They are high in potassium, fiber and vitamin A.
This is a great snack and just $6 for 26 oz. or 18 servings.
I tend to over think blogging so my intent is to be short and sweet (good luck to me). Many years ago, I had a recipe for Lemon Almond Cookies. I had copied it from a magazine (specifically from Gourmet, Feb 1990) and kept it all of these years. It is hand written on a recipe card; I added my own interpretation and instructions. At Christmas, I always made these delicious, sweet and crisp cookies.
I’m not sure of the last time I made them but in recent years, with a gluten-free diet, I haven’t even attempted them. This year, I just couldn’t take it and decided to Read More »