Santa Strawberries

Santa Strawberries

Christmas doesn’t have to be complicated. You can make these adorable Santa strawberries in minutes. Everyone will think they’re so cute! Show them that you thought of them enough to make something homemade and festive. Kids love making these too! I can picture these on waffles, pancakes, at a dessert table, or even a breakfast buffet.

Contains dairy OR coconut.

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Gluten Free Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe

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This strawberry ice cream recipe is gluten free. Most ice cream recipes are except for the ones with addins that contain gluten. Made with old fashioned custard base, this recipe is creamy, but doesn’t freeze up as solid as many homemade ice cream recipes because of the added gum. It helps prevent crystals from forming and provides a bit of chew, just like commercial brands. You can add more xanthan gum, if desired. If strawberry ice cream is not your favorite, try another berry or fruit. Meanwhile, enjoy!  Continue reading “Gluten Free Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe”

Peach Glaze or Peach Compote

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In preparation for my new cake recipe that uses this peach glaze to substitute frosting, I thought I would share it with you now so that I can link to it in the recipe. It has all sorts of uses. You can add cinnamon to it and top ice cream, use it plain, or add hot spices such as cayenne, ginger, and chili powder. Baste your pork and chicken entrees using savory or hot spices. Meanwhile, stay tuned in for my delicious new gluten free cake recipe! Continue reading “Peach Glaze or Peach Compote”

Strawberry Rhubarb Dessert Soup (Naturally Gluten Free)

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Decades ago, rhubarb was considered a vegetable. It actually is, but in 1947 it was reclassified as a fruit because that’s what people used it as. No matter the classification, rhubarb complements desserts well as its tartness balances out sweet flavors. This strawberry rhubarb dessert not only makes for a cooling summer treat, but a healthy one. Rhubarb contains Vitamin C, A and potassium. Potassium is a great way to fight the summer’s heat. It definitely adds a splash of color to the table and it’s fairly easy to make. I like it because it’s naturally gluten free. Enjoy! Continue reading “Strawberry Rhubarb Dessert Soup (Naturally Gluten Free)”

Caramelized Pears and Chicken Recipe (Naturally Gluten Free)

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Springtime always has me anticipating summertime. As our weather becomes warmer there are days when you just don’t want to be in the kitchen. Add in weeknights after a long day at work, and you also need something fast and easy to make. Cooking chicken breasts, whether it’s broiled, grilled, or cooked on the stove top is a quick solution.  If finding new ways to present or pair chicken is something you’re interested in, then this naturally gluten free chicken recipe is for you. It’s easy, elegant, low-carb, satisfying, and delicious. Continue reading “Caramelized Pears and Chicken Recipe (Naturally Gluten Free)”

Gluten Free Zabaglione with Raspberries and Biscotti

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Known by different names in different parts of the world, this custard sauce is called zabaglione in Italian. It is a thin custard flavored with a bit of sweet wine, usually Marsala, and is typically served atop fruit. You may, however, serve this sauce over a pastry or any dessert dish you desire. It is traditionally served with biscotti, an Italian cookie. Being half Italian, I had never tried zabaglione, less than gluten free zabaglione. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did. Continue reading “Gluten Free Zabaglione with Raspberries and Biscotti”

Gluten Free Chocolate Covered Strawberries

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With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, I thought you’d enjoy this easy recipe for gluten free chocolate covered strawberries. You surely can save quite a bit of money making them yourself, and there is so many different and fun ways to decorate and display them. The only things you’ll need for this recipe are strawberries and your favorite gluten free chocolate. It doesn’t matter if it is milk chocolate or dark…whatever you enjoy eating. This can be made with chocolate morsels, but you’ll need to add heavy whipping cream as directed in my Gluten Free Chocolate Truffles recipe. Meanwhile, the method below is fast and easy, though a bit more costly. Either way, they’re delicious! Continue reading “Gluten Free Chocolate Covered Strawberries”

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