I am often asked, “What is xylitol?” from my readers. I am about to use it in another recipe; therefore, I wanted to explain more about it prior to publishing the recipe. I enjoy xylitol, as it tastes just like sugar! Plus, it is proven to prevent cavities and even heal teeth. However, if you have corn allergies you’ll need to know which brands to purchase. I hope you find this information useful. Continue reading What is Xylitol? A Natural Sugar-Free Sweetener That Tastes Like Sugar
Today, I developed a gluten free egg free bread recipe. I used my newly developed gluten free egg substitute recipe. The bread recipe is also dairy-free. It includes several ingredient substitute suggestions, as well. You can replace the flour, egg replacer, and water with several other gluten free flours, egg whites, or dairy milk.
Many of my readers are egg intolerant or has someone in their household that has an allergy to eggs. Several readers have asked me for an egg free egg wash substitute. There is a solution for both sealing and coating the tops of pastry.
If you’re baking a gluten free dessert and you’re in need of a dairy free substitute for sweetened condensed milk, you’re in luck! This substitute recipe works well in baked bars, cheesecake, fudge, cakes and more, that call for sweetened condensed milk. I converted it to gluten-free with corn-free options from Sweetened Condensed Milk Substitute. … Continue reading Sweetened Condensed Milk Substitute (Gluten-Free Corn-Free Dairy-Free)
For my egg-free allergic friends, as well as the dairy-intolerant, I tried quite a few versions of vegan egg yolk substitute recipes today, none of which tasted like egg yolk to me. So, I gotta thinkin’…”What does egg yolk taste like?” I had some in the frig, and dipped my finger in it. It tastes … Continue reading Egg Yolk Substitute
Finding a gluten-free sour cream that is also dairy-free and soy-free is a difficult task, however, cashews make a great substitute for sour cream. You will find cashews makes great substitutes for cream cheese, ricotta cheese, and cottage cheese. The best part about it is that nuts do not spoil quickly like dairy products and … Continue reading Dairy-Free Soy-Free Sour Cream (Gluten-Free)
I have been inundated with requests for starch and flour substitutions for my recipes as well as recipes that originate from elsewhere. Today I’ll answer the questions on which gluten free starch substitute to use in different scenarios. Once I write enough posts for substitutions, I will create a separate page with links to them all … Continue reading Gluten Free Starch Substitute: Potato, Tapioca, Corn, Arrowroot, Rice
I was recently asked what could be used as a brown sugar substitute. Because of this request and my long overdue task of adding additions to my substitutions category, I’ve decided to address this in depth. If you’re looking for a brown sugar that is refined, slightly refined, or unrefined, I list and explain the different … Continue reading Brown Sugar Substitute
In years past, you’d mainly find xanthan gum and guar gum on most gluten free product labels. Nowadays you’ll find newer ingredients such as arabic gum, formally known as gum arabic. Arabic gum is a natural gum made from the hardened sap of acacia trees found in Africa and Australia; Acacia senegal trees, found in Africa, Pakistan and … Continue reading Gluten Free Xanthan Gum Substitutes
Baking powder usually contains cornstarch. For those who are also corn-intolerant, you should note that there is a brand that does not contain corn, made by Hain Foods. It’s called Featherweight Baking Powder. It is gluten free, corn free and sodium free. If you cannot find it locally, you can order some on Amazon in … Continue reading Gluten Free Corn Free Baking Powder Recipe