posts tagged "cranberry"
Posted on May 13, 2013
With a strong focus on improving the health and lives of children, Steve’s Paleo Goods is a site you can’t afford to miss.
Meet Steve, one of my favorite people in the Paleo Community. Steve runs the website Steve’s Paleo Goods where he sells scrumptious Paleo snacks. He also runs Steve’s Club, which provides CrossFit programs to at-risk youth. Further he donates a portion of the proceeds from Steve’s Paleo Goods to support these CrossFit programs. As you can see, Steve ... read more →
Posted on November 15, 2012
Fresh cranberry sauce made with only 4 ingredients, no sugar.
I’ve had cranberry sauce on my mind. So I researched cranberry sauce recipes, and found that most have anywhere from ¼ to 1 ¾ cups of sugar. I like a tart cranberry sauce, one that almost makes my mouth pucker, so I developed this stevia and fruit-sweetened cranberry sauce. While it’s nicely tart, the cherries and orange juice make it quite sweet too.
This is a naturally sweetened lower-glycemic cranberry relish recipe, ... read more →
Posted on May 6, 2011
Way back when, in 1997, during the dark ages of gluten free, I was diagnosed with celiac disease. Now, 14 years later, this disease has had a devastating effect on my family –my mother has celiac, my sister has it, even my 12 year old son was diagnosed with celiac when he was 3 years old. On the other side of the family, my mother-in-law lives with celiac disease. This disease has been a scourge on my loved ones.
Celiac is ... read more →
Posted on March 29, 2011
This recipe was adapted from one by Pam Vagnieres‘ in an article called Make Your Own Protein Bars that ran last year in my local newspaper The Daily Camera. These high protein, gluten free power bars are easy to make and remind me of a Lärabar, though these are super fresh since they’re homemade, and they’re also not quite as sweet.
My boys and their friends loved these bars and gobbled them up during spring break, when our house was boys ... read more →
Posted on February 7, 2011
Once again, it’s all Joy the Baker’s fault. This scone obsession of mine. When I saw those cute little hand cut squares of Orange Chocolate Buttermilk Scones on her blog, joythebaker.com, I knew I had to make them mine. And I did. And then some.
So, here’s the latest in my scone series, gluten free Cranberry Orange Scones. As you can see, there is a strange “orangeness” on the top of my scones. That’s because I had a little extra zest ... read more →
Posted on November 19, 2010
Stuffing. Gluten free stuffing, no less. While I generally find stuffing to be a time consuming and complex dish to make, I have chosen one that is on the easier side; though be forewarned, I would hardly call this dish easy.
This gluten free stuffing recipe is based on one I found by Sara Foster at Bon Appétit. It has all the components of a good stuffing recipe: bread (gluten free of course in this case), onions, celery, chicken broth, and ... read more →
Posted on November 3, 2010
This super tart cranberry dressing is the perfect gluten free addition to any fall meal, and is ideal for Thanksgiving. Cranberries are a superfood, rich in antioxidants. I like to sprinkle fresh cranberries on my salad when I use this dressing. Because they are so mouth-puckering and tangy, I spare my husband and children, by using fruit sweetened, dried cranberries as a garnish on their salads, rather than the fresh ones.
I found this recipe in an old Sunset magazine ... read more →
Posted on June 4, 2010
Photo courtesy of Almond Board of California
I am thrilled to let you all know that I am working with the Almond Board of California to promote healthy and delicious eating.
Why am I doing this? As you can imagine, I love almonds. They are a superfood and of course one of my favorite things to nibble on. I like almonds so much that I wrote an entire book about them. The Gluten-Free Almond Flour Cookbook uses almonds in all of ... read more →
Posted on October 28, 2009
These tart and tangy Cranberry Bars are one of my favorite treats. I’ve been craving cranberries lately and this gluten free dessert more than hits the spot when it comes to mouth puckering goodness.
I first made these Cranberry Bars as a tart. That was before Robyn and her children came over to have an afternoon of baking with us last week; she suggested making this as a bar, so it would more readily make an on-the-go type snack. Robyn is ... read more →
Posted on May 28, 2009
These vegan, gluten free Cranberry Orange Biscotti are delicious with a cup of tea or after dinner as a light (or lite) treat.
My younger son thinks these are delicious and packed some in his lunch last night for today…the last day of school. Summer. Hooray! The boys are very happy to be free. And play lots of baseball this summer. I’m looking forward to taking them to the pool and splashing around with them and their friends.
Cranberry Orange Biscotti
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Posted on November 25, 2008
Fresh raw cranberries with dates, orange and lemon.
From the recipe archive: Originally posted in 2008. This homemade cranberry sauce is a perfect side for your healthy Paleo Thanksgiving dinner.
This sweet yet tart raw cranberry sauce is one of my favorite Thanksgiving dishes, in fact, it’s one of my favorite naturally gluten free dishes of all time!
Tart, tangy and full of healing properties, just last week I ate an entire test batch. I adore cranberries and stock up during this ... read more →
Posted on November 14, 2008
Update: here is a revised version of this gluten free cranberry walnut bread.
I have received many requests for holiday recipes these last few days, so I thought I’d share one of my Thanksgiving favorites –gluten free, dairy free cranberry nut bread.
In the next week or so, I’ll post another one of my favorite cranberry recipes, raw cranberry relish.
I love anything with cranberries. Tart and super sour, they are also amazingly nutritious. For this recipe, I use frozen cranberries –you could ... read more →
Posted on October 10, 2008
Some days I need a little inspiration. I knew that I would be baking squash for our Shabbat dinner tonight. And I knew it would have some delicious dried cranberries in it. I just wasn’t entirely sure what form it would all take.
I looked around on the internet for a bit and saw this scrumptious looking recipe for a Southern style baked acorn squash and was on my way!
Acorn Squash with Cranberry Apple Stuffing
2 acorn squash
2 ... read more →
Posted on February 5, 2008
My favorite taste tester is going on a diet. This is not good news.
This diet deal will require some serious re-inventing of the wheel over here. New standards will need to be implemented. No more –he ate two whole trays of that so it must be good– type ratings.
My favorite taste tester is also my best friend and has been for 16 years. He does not like it when I call him my “partner,” says it makes us sound like ... read more →
Posted on January 18, 2008
Scrumptious homemade truffles using only four ingredients!
This recipe for handmade, gluten free and raw Cranberry Apricot Truffles is packed with nutrients, easy to make and aesthetically pleasing to boot.
After taking a brief hiatus from sweets, I am back on the dessert bandwagon! With Valentine’s Day rapidly approaching, I have been thinking of fun treats to give out to friends and family for the holiday.
Cranberry Apricot Truffles
1 cup dried apricots
1 cup dried cranberries
1 teaspoon orange zest
2 cups chocolate chunks
Place apricots, ... read more →
Posted on November 21, 2007
UPDATE: please visit my updated Thanksgiving Day recipes post for 2008.
Thanksgiving. I find it challenging to write the word without giving some sort of gratitude. Each year, before we partake in our Thanksgiving feast, we go around the table and take the time to say a few words of gratitude, stating our thanks for things such as the food at the table, good friends and the roof over our head.
Thanksgiving and autumn in general seem to be such a good ... read more →
Posted on November 12, 2007
My son’s viola teacher, Sandra, asked for advice regarding traditional Thanksgiving family fare. The next thing I knew, she had given me a copy of a recipe for Pumpkin Cranberry Upside-Down Cake featured in Sunset Magazine’s November 2007 issue. I made several changes to it, most notably removing the sugar, dairy and gluten and was pleased with the results.
This dessert is a rich, moist cross between a pumpkin cake and a pumpkin pie. Perfect for that post-Halloween, pre-Thanksgiving time ... read more →
Posted on April 12, 2007
Enjoy this quick and easy gluten free biscotti recipe.
Every newly diagnosed celiac wants a good gluten free cookie recipe. This recipe for chocolate biscotti with cranberries is made with high protein almond flour which is a Paleo/primal friendly ingredient and very nutritious. Quick and easy to make this biscotti recipe is perfect with a cup of tea for a dessert or snack.
My friend Aimee was here the other day and I gave her one of these biscotti fresh out ... read more →
Posted on February 22, 2007
More kale mom!
Say hello to Kale with Cranberries! This salad recipe contains: kale, a cancer fighting superfood packed with flavonoids; cranberries, high in vitamin C; and pine nuts, the edible seed of the pine tree, and higher in protein than any other seed.
My boys fight over this one. The four of us can finish off the 2 bunches of kale that the recipe calls for in one sitting. Even when their dad is not home for dinner, the three of ... read more →
Posted on November 10, 2006
Deliciously tart cranberry sauce –naturally gluten free
Did you ever wonder how to make fresh cranberry sauce? You can add another recipe to your gluten free condiment repertoire by making this quick and easy recipe.
When I see fresh cranberries in the grocery store, I know fall is upon us. My boys love cranberry sauce and I have a special recipe that I make for them that includes ginger and dried apricots. Here it is…
1 pound fresh cranberries
1 ½ cups water
½ ... read more →