Irish Coffee (Naturally Gluten Free)

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In honor of St. Patrick’s Day and our partly Irish heritage, I hope you enjoy this gluten free Irish coffee recipe. Though Irish coffee is traditionally served with Irish whiskey, per the 2014 interim labeling rules, alcohol made from gluten grains should not be labeled gluten free. You can use sorghum whiskey, but vodka will do in a pinch. In addition, traditional Irish coffee is topped with┬áeither cream on or softened whipped cream. I chose stiff whipped cream, instead, as I believe it makes for a nicer presentation. Happy St. Patty’s Day to you all! (clink!) Continue reading “Irish Coffee (Naturally Gluten Free)”

Gluten Free Cocktails Flambe

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Below I list several different versions of flambe┬ágluten free cocktails. The meaning of flambe is to add alcohol and ignite. Though alcohol is distilled which means that any gluten content should be removed, some people who are more intolerable to gluten than others may have a reaction to some alcohol. Use alcohol that you feel safe consuming. Meanwhile, enjoy this dessert-like cocktail whether you serve it as a coffee or as a liqueur. It makes a nice presentation for special occasions. I’m thinking New Year’s Eve, whether it be just the two of you, or for a party. Continue reading “Gluten Free Cocktails Flambe”

Homemade Gluten Free Chocolate Liqueur

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In preparation for my newly developed gluten free tiramisu recipe, I thought you’d appreciate an inexpensive way to make your own gluten free chocolate liqueur. You may use this recipe in baking immediately┬áthough I suggest for use in cocktails to wait about 1 week for it to ferment. Now, you’ll not only be able to make a delicious tiramisu, but your favorite chocolate martinis, or by adding cream, your own creme de cocoa, and many more cocktail favorites. I hope you enjoy this recipe as well as my Gluten Free Tiramisu Cake Recipe soon. Continue reading “Homemade Gluten Free Chocolate Liqueur”

Gluten Free Espresso Recipes and Flavored Lattes

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In preparation for my development of a gluten free tiramisu┬árecipe, I thought I’d share my easy homemade espresso recipe with you. Espresso is rich, strong coffee which can be used in various coffee recipes such as cappuccino,┬álatte, and even pumpkin latte, which I provide instructions below. Why visit Starbucks when you can make your own espresso recipes right at home and have them all completely gluten free? Continue reading “Gluten Free Espresso Recipes and Flavored Lattes”

Green Smoothie

Gluten Free Green Shake

What should put in a green smoothie? Learn the answers to many questions, based upon your dietary needs. Fiber, carbs, and more play a roll in making a healthy protein shake. Which fruits contain the least amount of carbs? Which nuts are the best for you? What else besides fruit can you use to increase fiber? Get the answer to these questions and more, plus a great smoothie recipe to start your day off right! Continue reading “Green Smoothie”

Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Sugar Free Eggnog Recipe

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I had never tasted a sugar free eggnog recipe before today, but the holidays are almost upon us and who cannot resist all of that sugar, dairy, chocolate, what have you? I certainly have trouble doing so! I do not have eggnog very often, but when I do, I just cannot seem to stop myself from having a second glass. Heaven knows if we have a holiday dinner and there is left over eggnog, I’m having it for breakfast instead of my healthy protein shake. This year, I just had to get a hold of myself prior to the holidays. This is what inspired me to come up with this sugar free eggnog recipe.

You can double, triple, etc. as needed.

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Fresh Honeydew Melon Martini (Gluten-Free)

I am crazy for a fresh anything, but this fresh honeydew melon martini is a real treat! ┬áI’ve tried a fresh watermelon martini, but this is great, too! Since I’m allergic to citrus I couldn’t add any lemon or lime juice to mine, but it will definitely give it a good flavor. I’d prefer lemon juice myself. Others add triple sec (a mixture of bitters and sweet oranges), but this recipe for a fresh honeydew melon martini did me just fine! Very chilled and frothy on top. I’ve also included a link to gluten-free vodka brands. Enjoy! Continue reading “Fresh Honeydew Melon Martini (Gluten-Free)”

Gluten Free Beer List

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On a gluten-free diet? This gluten free beer list should come in haindy for you. Beer is normally brewed with barley, something which celiacs and those with gluten-intolerance cannot consume. However, there are gluten-free beers on the market that actually tastes very similar to regular beer. Some are malted and others are not. Brewers can use either┬árice,┬ásorghum,┬ábuckwheat or┬ácorn instead of barley. Sorghum and buckwheat are the most used. What you should be aware oHambleton f is that some manufacturers use barley. They state that the barley disappears during brewing, and when tested for gluten it measures up to the other gluten-free beers. Below you will find my gluten free beer list with descriptions. If you cannot find any of these brands in your area, check out the homemade gluten free brew kits. Mugs up! – chilled of course! Continue reading “Gluten Free Beer List”

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