Cannoli is a Sicilian dessert consisting of a crispy tube shell filled with sweet ricotta cheese filling. My aunt would make several variations for special occasions. You can add dried fruit, glazed cherries, pistachio nuts, or chocolate chips to the filling or use as garnish. They make you feel as if you were in Italy.
I discovered a healthy raw almond milk recipe while watching a couple of Ani Phyo‘s YouTube videos. She was a guest on my online radio show, Carla’s Cooking not too long ago. She’s wonderful! I have adapted her recipe to my liking, as she is general about the portions so that you can adjust it … Continue reading Raw Almond Milk Recipe
In yesterday’s episode of The Doctor Oz Show, April 26, 2010, a bar tender shared this red tornado drink recipe. It’s a great juice recipe and is naturally gluten-free. Made from many fresh fruit and vegetable juices, it sounds so yummy! It was suggested to make in a martini shaker, but I choose to add it to a blender with ice. Add vodka or not. Enjoy! Continue reading Red Tornado Drink
Adding this sweet pizza sauce to your favorite gluten-free pizza brings out the flavors of the toppings as well as the crust. If you don’t enjoy sweet sauces, make it savory simply by adding plenty of fresh herbs and reducing the agave. Use it on any the Gluten Free Pizza Crust Recipes.
I have been wanting to make some homemade pickles, which is something I have never done before, when I saw a bag of mini pickles at Costco the other day. I just had to have them! I created an easy pickle recipe that you can either spice up or not with red pepper flakes to your liking, as well as adjust the sweetness. Since our grandkids were visiting this week I was in a hurry and wanted a fast recipe so I opted to make sliced pickles instead of leaving those adorable little things whole. I hope you enjoy the recipe. Continue reading Fast and Easy Homemade Gluten Free Sweet and Spicy Pickle Recipe – Zero Sodium!
My gluten free spaghetti sauce recipe is a bit of a modern version of the authentic Italian spaghetti sauce that my Sicilian grandmother used to make. I have included both the authentic ingredients as well as a few shortcuts I take. I sometimes use dried parsley, canned mushrooms, etc. You can use all fresh ingredients or … Continue reading Authentic Italian Gluten Free Spaghetti Sauce Recipe (Bolognese Sauce)
Gluten Free Chef Rob was on my online radio show, “Carla’s Cooking” and below you will find one of the two recipes, Gluten Free Lemon Bars, from his cookbook, Gluten Free Every Day, that he wanted to share with us. I would kill for his gluten free lemon bars, but I’m allergic to citrus! And I’m sure … Continue reading Gluten Free Luscious Lemony Chestnut Bars
Brioche is reminiscent of the first breads ever made. When Marie-Antoinette said, “Let them eat cake!” she was referring to a bread much like brioche, in between an egg bread and cake. I watched Martha Stewart make brioche buns on her Friday, April 30, 2010 episode, and I just had to figure out a way … Continue reading Gluten Free Brioche
Let’s face it french fries that have been deep fried are high in calories. If you’d like a french fry lower in fat and calories just bake them. I’m all for low fat french fries! I recently purchased a Nonstick French Fry Baking Pan which allows the heat to rise form the bottom through holes … Continue reading Low Fat Healthy Baked French Fries
This is my first stab at creating a gluten free brownie recipe. It turned out very chewy, just what I had in mind. They are not cake-like at all. I used potato starch in this one. Next time I may try using almond flour just because I love the taste of it, but this time I … Continue reading Chewy Gluten Free Brownie Recipe