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

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)”

Gluten Free Corn Tortilla Crumbs Recipe – Bread Crumb Substitute

Baked Corn Tortilla Crumbs

Your body cannot live on rice alone. Adding a little corn in your diet keeps your digestive tract working. So, try making this homemade corn tortilla bread crumbs recipe and save yourself some money as well. I used it in my new recipe for Mexican-Style Chicken Parmesan (recipe coming soon). It was delicious and the chicken turned out quite crispy. Continue reading “Gluten Free Corn Tortilla Crumbs Recipe – Bread Crumb Substitute”

Gluten Free Green Banana Flour Muffins (Vegan Option)

Green Banana Flour Muffins Gluten Free

One member asked me for a recipe containing a lot of green banana flour because it is one of the resistant starches, meaning it functions similar to soluble fiber. The recipe for pancakes that came with the package turned out gummy. So, I made a recipe for muffins, sweetened with pure maple syrup. So, don’t feel guilty when serving them for breakfast. They are super flavorful and moist. NO MIXER NEEDED!

In this article, I go over the best sources of resistant starches, how to bake with green banana flour, and include a recipe for gluten free green banana flour muffins. While you cannot use 100% green banana flour in baking, you can use enough to take advantage of its health benefits.

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Gluten Free Lemon Bar Mug Dessert with Almond Cookie Dough Crust (or Strawberry or Blueberry)

Gluten Free Lemon Bars Mug Dessert + Strawberry and Blueberry

Without the use of white refined starch or gums, the almond crust for this gluten free lemon bar mug dessert recipe is reminiscent of cookie dough. The filling is just like your favorite lemon bars but can be made in the microwave in a few seconds. The crust is also made in the microwave under 1 minute. This is a must-make gluten free recipe and perfect for portion control. There are no leftovers to tempt you! Choose between strawberry, blueberry, and lemon bars. Continue reading “Gluten Free Lemon Bar Mug Dessert with Almond Cookie Dough Crust (or Strawberry or Blueberry)”

Vegan Gluten Free Muffins – High in Complete Protein – 10+ g Protein Per Muffin

Gluten Free Vegan Muffins - Vanilla + More

Delicious, complete protein vegan gluten free muffins with over 10 grams of protein per muffin. These tender and flavorful muffins are low in unrefined sugar and contain no gums, corn, soy, dairy, egg, seeds, nuts, oats, tapioca, arrowroot, and yeast. With one simple change, these muffins may also be made grain-free. Add your desired mix-in whether it be berries, nuts, or chocolate chips. May also be made non-vegan. Continue reading “Vegan Gluten Free Muffins – High in Complete Protein – 10+ g Protein Per Muffin”

Gluten Free BRAT Pancakes

Gluten Free BRAT Pancakes

My granddaughter was visiting and the need to be on the BRAT diet (bananas, rice, applesauce, and toast) arose. So, on short notice, I threw together a few ingredients to make some applesauce pancakes without any starch, just rice flour. Of course, I omitted gums as well. You can also make them with bananas. I just didn’t have any on hand.  She loved them! Even my husband I had a shared a few. They are light and delicate, not to mention tasty. Continue reading “Gluten Free BRAT Pancakes”