Gluten Free Pineapple Curd

Pineapple curd is my go-to filling when I want lemon curd, due to my citrus allergy. It’s delicious and compliments coconut extremely well as they are both tropical. Use this pineapple curd in cakes, cupcakes, pies, tarts, cookies, and more. As you can see in the photo, pineapple also makes a great topping for pancakes. Continue reading Gluten Free Pineapple Curd

Corn Free Caramel Recipe in the Microwave (Naturally Gluten Free)

I shared a microwave caramel recipe on Facebook from Spend with Pennies. I had a couple of people ask me for a corn-free recipe. Here it is, along with a video showing how you can make it! It’s so easy to make in the microwave! Enjoy. Continue reading Corn Free Caramel Recipe in the Microwave (Naturally Gluten Free)

Roasted Gluten Free Turkey Breasts

We’re having a smaller dinner for Thanksgiving this year. Luckily, we all love the white meat of the turkey! So instead of making my gluten free roasted turkey recipe this year (see tips here), I’ll be roasting just breasts. If you’re cooking for a small crowd and enjoy white meat or need to cut back on fat in your diet, you’ll appreciate this recipe. I also link to other gluten free recipes and tips. Enjoy! Continue reading Roasted Gluten Free Turkey Breasts

Gluten Free Raisin and Cranberry & Chickpea (or Walnut) Wild Rice Dressing – Stuffing

I had a Facebook follower request that I publish a recipe for gluten free wild rice dressing. This is a unique and flavorful dressing. You may substitute the chickpeas for walnuts and the raisins and cranberries for all of one or the other. Use this as a gluten free stuffing recipe as well. Continue reading Gluten Free Raisin and Cranberry & Chickpea (or Walnut) Wild Rice Dressing – Stuffing

The Fluffiest Mashed Potatoes (Make-Ahead Option)

I learned an old hack on how to simply make the fluffiest mashed potatoes. It’s so easy, you won’t believe it. I took an old recipe and adjusted the basic ingredients to balance out the flavor. You can adjust the stiffness or softness to your liking. Continue reading The Fluffiest Mashed Potatoes (Make-Ahead Option)

Fluffy Gluten Free Buttermilk Pancakes Made Without Refined Starch and Gum

I didn’t realize how difficult it would be to make the perfect gluten free buttermilk pancakes recipe without white starch and gum. But I did it! Using Ryze Gluten Free Flour Mix – Yellow Bag, I developed this high-ryze (pun intended) pancakes recipe. If wish to reduce or eliminate refined starch and gum (some people experience digestive issues from gums), you have to use this mix! (Stay tuned in for my upcoming review of both of their mixes.) Be sure to see the tips section for a feather-light version that melts in your mouth, but is a little extra work. The standard version is depicted in the photo. Continue reading Fluffy Gluten Free Buttermilk Pancakes Made Without Refined Starch and Gum

Gluten Free Candied Bacon

I had the most amazing bacon last Easter at a local restaurant near the south entrance of Yosemite. It was in Bass Lake at Ducey’s on the Lake. It was the best bacon I have ever had! I never thought that I could reproduce it, but I did! You have to try this gluten free candied bacon! It has so much flavor. It’s a special treat. Continue reading Gluten Free Candied Bacon

Gluten Free Pastry Cream Using Cornstarch

You will find recipes calling for flour in pastry cream. However, it creates a sandy, almost powdery texture. There is an easy workaround for this problem, which creates an amazingly smooth texture. Use pastry cream to fill pastries, Boston cream pie, and other desserts.

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Baileys Irish Cream Gluten Free Recipe (includes dairy-free options)

If you do not do well with alcohol made from gluten grains such as whiskey, you’ll need to make your own substitute for Baileys Irish Cream. You can make your own Baileys Irish Cream gluten free using gluten free whiskey. If you use heavy whipping cream it’s super rich and creamy. Make it your favorite way. It’s so delicious, I bet you don’t get back to drinking the original whether you can tolerate it or not. Continue reading Baileys Irish Cream Gluten Free Recipe (includes dairy-free options)

Is Corned Beef Gluten Free? + Slow Cooker Recipe

Every year around this time, my mom used to make corned beef and cabbage. It wasn’t until recently that I realized it wasn’t named Corn Beef and Cabbage. I didn’t realize the beef was “corned”. The “ed” makes total sense. I’m not alone, though, and either are you if you didn’t know this. There are over 18,000 people each month that search for “gluten free corn beef” via Google.

Meanwhile, this recipe is a classic. You can’t do much wrong other than under cook it. I’ve taken a shortcut, though. Mom made it on the stovetop and I’ve used a slow cooker/crockpot instead. If you’ve never had homemade corned beef and cabbage (it’s available in a can, who knew?), you’re missing out on some deliciousness. If you enjoy bacon, you’ll most likely enjoy corned beef. The one I purchased contain no MSG or nitrates. It’s usually cured with salt and water only. It’s perfect for a weekend or weekday since all you have to do is remove the fat and throw everything in a slow cooker. Corned beef and cabbage is a St. Patrick’s Day tradition. I’ll be enjoying leftovers on March 17! How about you?

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