Copycat Jovial Whole Grain Gluten Free Pastry Flour No. 04 (Gum-Free Option)

Whole Grain Gluten Free Pastry Flour Blend

A few months ago, I created a Copycat Jovial Ancient Grain Gluten Free Pastry Flour No. 03 recipe. However, there are many more health benefits to whole grains as well as added flavor. This new whole grain gluten free pastry flour blend is free of added starch such as potato, tapioca, arrowroot, rice and cornstarch; inexpensive to make, and can be made even healthier by following my tips. You can make it even less expensive by using the cheapest of the whole grains. I also provide a gum-free substitute.
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Gluten Free Asian Rice Wraps

Gluten Free Rice Wraps

When a lettuce wrap is not substantial enough, whip up these easy to make Asian rice wraps! They are free of gluten, fat, soy, dairy, corn, potato, eggs, gums, nuts, yeast, and more! Make them low-sodium or sodium-free, if desired. Serve them filled with chicken mixed with Sweet Red Chili Sauce, Chicken Fried Rice mixed with Sweet Red Chili Sauce (as pictured), or my favorite, Chinese Chilled Chicken. Using very few ingredients you can whip these up and they only take a couple of minutes to cook. Continue reading “Gluten Free Asian Rice Wraps”

Gluten Free White Corn Tortilla Recipe (or Arepas – Pita Pockets)

Soft Gluten Free White Corn Tortillas

After visiting Mexico this summer, I was determined to find out how to make soft gluten free white corn tortillas. I usually buy Mission Super Soft White Corn Tortillas. They are much softer than their yellow corn tortillas, closer to flour tortillas, but with more fiber and obviously no gluten. However, if you prefer freshly made gluten free corn tortillas and arepas, without gum and preservatives, try this simple recipe. The special corn flour is easily accessible online and in specialty markets. You only need to add water and salt. You don’t need a tortilla press to make them; however it works with one. Continue reading “Gluten Free White Corn Tortilla Recipe (or Arepas – Pita Pockets)”

Gluten Free Chicken Kebabs – Kabobs with Honey Marinade

Gluten Free Chicken Kabobs

One of my Facebook followers requested a recipe for a sweet and sticky chicken kebab / kabob marinade. Honey or sugar and some liquid can create stickiness, but honey or agave is the best. Gluten-free barbecue sauce would also work if that’s all you have on hand. However, honey or honey and mustard are awesome. It’s great due to my tomato allergies. In this recipe, I use lots of black pepper. Depending to whom I am serving it to, I may even add a little gluten free chipotle or hot sauce. Yum! Let me know how you like it.  Continue reading “Gluten Free Chicken Kebabs – Kabobs with Honey Marinade”

Melt in Your Mouth Macarons (Egg-Free)

Gluten-Free Egg-Free Macarons That Melt in Your Mouth

Macarons are French egg white cookies, that if made properly will melt in your mouth. While experimenting with the latest egg substitute, canned bean liquid, I used it to make these melt in your mouth macarons. Who knew you could achieve perfection with egg substitute? Meanwhile, I filled mine with some leftover chocolate ganache. You can use a number of fillings from jam to peanut butter and confectioners’ sugar. Enjoy! Continue reading “Melt in Your Mouth Macarons (Egg-Free)”

How to Make Invert Sugar: The Secret to Moist Cookies

Homemade Invert Sugar

I am interested in making a copycat recipe of the Gluten Free Trios that some of the girl scout troops are selling this year. The Trios are just amazing cookies! However, I noticed that one of the ingredients is invert sugar (the consistency of high fructose corn syrup, but different). It keeps baked goods moist without crystallizing. Honey will work the same; however, invert sugar does the job without imparting a honey flavor. Not having on hand, I decided to make some myself. I hope you appreciate the recipe, as it is extremely easy to learn how to make invert sugar. However, you can also purchase invert sugar online. Continue reading “How to Make Invert Sugar: The Secret to Moist Cookies”