Refried Black Beans Using Canned Whole Black Beans

Refried Black Beans

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Using canned whole black beans, you can make the most delicious refried black beans. Black beans are very nutritious as they are high in protein. You get 8 grams of protein in just 1/2 cup of beans. Add in another protein like beef or chicken, and you’ve created a whole protein (a protein that contains all of the amino acids a body needs.) You’ll also get 9 whole grams of fiber in that 1/2 cup. The following recipe for refried black beans is so delicious, you’ll want to make a large batch and freeze some for future use.

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Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies with Peanut Butter Chips + Walnuts

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

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Joanna Gaines, the former costar of the Fixer Upper TV show, made a similar cookie recipe last week on Good Morning America. I just had to have them because they sounded and looked so good. You will love these gluten free chocolate chip oatmeal cookies. It’s like three cookies in one. Before I ever made them, my husband said, “They’re just going to be missing raisins!” (He’s a huge raisin oatmeal cookie fan.) These cookies contain both chocolate and peanut butter chips as well as oats. They’re our new favorite cookie!

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Gluten Free Pound Cake Recipe with Cinnamon Swirl

Three slices of gluten free cinnamon swirl pound cake

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Using my most popular gluten free pound cake recipes, I created a cinnamon swirl version. You have two different pound cake recipes from which to choose. If you don’t have an ingredient on hand to make one, make the other. They’re both very delicious and I’ve pointed out my favorite.

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Gluten Free Lamingtons – Australian Cake – Coconut Bars (Allergen-Free Options)

Gluten free lamingtons on a cake stand

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This delicious gluten free lamington is an Australian cake made from squares of butter cake or sponge cake coated in a chocolate sauce, which penetrates the cake creating its unique texture. The chocolate sauce coated squares are immediately coated in desiccated coconut. Prior to, or after coating with chocolate, you may also cut each square in half and fill with either strawberry jam or cream. Learn traditional and unique variations. Continue reading “Gluten Free Lamingtons – Australian Cake – Coconut Bars (Allergen-Free Options)”

Potato Croquettes Gluten Free – Loaded

Loaded Potato Croquettes Gluten Free

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Minus the sour cream, these loaded potato croquettes are addictive! I enjoy potato croquettes gluten free over traditional. They are like a French fry that everyone strives for but just can’t achieve. The crispness is like no other and the creamy center is divine. On the outside, they are between a French fry and a crispy egg roll. You’ll love them! You can choose from multiple dipping sauces or bottled sauces. All of the dipping sauce recipes are included as well. Continue reading “Potato Croquettes Gluten Free – Loaded”

Wink Frozen Desserts Copycat Recipe – Cinnamon Bun (100 Calories and 4 Net Carbs Per Pint)

Showing the cinnamon bun flavor of a frozen dessert with ground cinnamon and cinnamon sticks

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I recently had cinnamon ice cream in a restaurant in Carmel and ended up creating a Cinnamon Gelato Recipe. Now that I need to shed a few pounds I’m back to eating my favorite diet frozen dessert, Copycat Wink Frozen Desserts. This time I created a cinnamon bun frozen dessert flavor, better than the Wink brand! I also now provide you with a non-legume and complete protein versions that have a much better texture and flavor. Enjoy! Continue reading “Wink Frozen Desserts Copycat Recipe – Cinnamon Bun (100 Calories and 4 Net Carbs Per Pint)”