Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Pastry Cream (Vanilla, Banana, or Almond)

Gluten Free Dairy Free Pastry Cream

I’ve been converting some of my recipes to dairy free per many requests. The thing I would miss the most if I were 100% dairy free is pastry cream. That’s what I put in my favorite birthday cake, Gluten Free Boston Cream Pie. Last year I made Gluten Free Boston Cream Cupcakes for a picnic on the lake. This recipe tastes just as good! Continue reading “Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Pastry Cream (Vanilla, Banana, or Almond)”

Gluten Free Meatball Casserole with Multiple Variations

Smokey Chicken & Bacon Meatballs with Marinara & Polenta

Pulling together all of my recent recipes results in this gorgeous mixture of flavors and textures. This gluten free meatball casserole includes a number of variations. This recipe is all about choices! The flavors and textures are sure to knock the socks off your family or guests. Your choice of meatballs (chicken & bacon or traditional Italian), easy or traditional marinara sauce, even bolognese (meat sauce). Choose between creamy polenta or your favorite gluten free pasta. You can even choose from a 9 x 9-inch dish or 9 x 13-inch dish. Continue reading “Gluten Free Meatball Casserole with Multiple Variations”

Easy Fat-Free Gluten-Free Marinara Sauce (Smokey and Sugar-Free Options)

Easy Gluten Free Marinara Sauce and Meatballs

I believe in cooking with what you have on hand. That is how this easy gluten free marinara sauce was born. That coupled with the need to throw something together quickly while I tended to other tasks makes this recipe a breeze. Despite all of the shortcuts, this easy marina sauce is flavorful. Add a smokey flavor if desired. The smokey flavor goes well with chicken and pork. Continue reading “Easy Fat-Free Gluten-Free Marinara Sauce (Smokey and Sugar-Free Options)”

Gluten Free Creamy Polenta Using Corn Grits or Polenta (Cheesy Option)

Gluten Free Creamy Polenta with Cheese

I recently served this creamy polenta recipe with my Gluten Free Smokey Chicken & Bacon Meatballs and Easy Gluten Free Marinara Sauce. (Recipes coming soon!) My husband is not a big fan of polenta, but he loved this recipe. Serve for breakfast or dinner.

I also have a recipe for Cheesy Polenta Using Broth. Continue reading “Gluten Free Creamy Polenta Using Corn Grits or Polenta (Cheesy Option)”

Gluten-Free Grain-Free Falafel Using Dried Beans + Tahini Sauce

Gluten Free Grain Free Falafels

Just like traditional falafel, these gluten free grain free falafel have a cake-like texture and are flavor packed. Save money by using dried garbanzo beans/chickpeas. It’s super easy and it all happens while you’re sleeping. Top with one of three sauces, one of which is dairy-free. Make them hot and spicy or not. Continue reading “Gluten-Free Grain-Free Falafel Using Dried Beans + Tahini Sauce”