Gluten Free Cake: Butter Cake with Fragrant Fruit Salsa

It’s 84 degrees outside. There’s a light breeze making my iris flowers bob their heads at me this morning. Sitting out in my front yard and enjoying the fruits of my labor (all those flowers I planted and sweated over and all the rabbits I yelled at to buzz off as they tried to eat…

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Gluten Free Recipes: Peanut Butter & Jelly Pancakes

My kids never really enjoyed pancakes until I started setting out the peanut butter and jelly. They would spread on the p.b. and then carefully roll up and eat like a sandwich. I didn’t care as long as they enjoyed it. And they did… so here is a gluten free version for every peanut butter…

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Gluten Free Desserts: Apple Kuchen

This is a heritage type recipe. My mom’s side of the family is German and Italian. Just imagine what conversations would have been like with that kind of European background (think LOUD)! I decided to look up the word Kuchen. It means the same as our word “cake” which could apply to all kinds of things,…

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Gluten Free Bread: Sweet Potato Corn Bread

If you are looking for something simply wonderful, you have to try this gluten free bread. This corn bread came out of a magazine that was sitting around the house. On the hunt for a gluten free – yeast free bread this one came up and hit me between the eyes. The sweet potatoes make…

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Gluten Free Desserts: Peach Rice Pudding

I love going to the U-Pick farms where I live. Wandering down the dirt paths between rows and rows of peach trees where the fruit is inches away from your face and the fresh peachy smell makes you swoon.  That’s when the picking frenzy hits you and you end up with 5 huge buckets of…

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Gluten Free Pancakes Recipe

Gluten free pancakes are one of the easiest things to make e.  Try out this recipe and see if you don’t agree. I have included a few variations so you can wake up your sleepy heads with something new.   Gluten Free Pancakes Recipe   3 -3 1/2 cups of Gluten Free Self-Rising Flour Blend*…

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Gluten Free Pie Crust Recipe: Tips and Secrets

Remember the days when you could buy a frozen pie crust, put in some filling, top it and have a wonderful pie ready to go? Well, with a little time and prep on your part, you can have gluten free pie crusts ready to be baked and filled. Follow these gluten free pie crust recipe…

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Gluten Free Diet: Xanthan Gum and Why You Need It

  Xanthan Gum What is it and why you need it     When you are on a gluten free diet and start baking and cooking with gluten free ingredients, some of them seem a little strange. That is definitely true with xanthan gum. I have a lot of people at my cooking classes ask…

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Gluten Free Bread: Yeast Free Made Easy

Making the easiest bread of all Quick Breads.   Out of the gluten free breads, gluten free quick breads are one of the easiest breads to bake. Not having to deal with yeast and trying to make something that is naturally very glutinous with ingredients that are not, makes this my favorite thing to bake. Quick breads are so…

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Gluten Free Bread: Your “Cheat Sheet” to Bread Heaven

How to have great success with gluten free breads! Ahhh! The wonderful aroma of fresh baked bread is too irresistible! Many restaurants entice you with an appetizer course of wonderful breads baked fresh in their kitchens before your main entree arrives. It smells so good, but for us celiacs, the bread basket passes us by. Well,…

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