posts tagged "eggs"
Posted on July 24, 2009
As I mentioned the other day, Laura Dolson’s flax bread recipe has been more than inspirational. I have used it as a starting point for many other recipes which you will see here in the days and weeks to come. Today’s recipe is for a dark “rye” bread. I like to eat this plain or lightly toasted.
Again, I was surprisingly pleased that my tasters enjoyed this bread as much as I did. It’s very versatile and also works quite nicely for sandwiches.
Dark ... read more →
Posted on July 22, 2009
This is the bread recipe that changed my life –well, at least temporarily, in a small way. As you will see from the bruschetta below and more recipes in the days to come, I have turned this focaccia bread base into several other interesting types of baked goods.
First, however, I do need to disclose that this focaccia recipe is really not my own. It is Laura Dolson’s and was pointed out to me by someone in the low carb group ... read more →
Posted on July 6, 2009
I was reading our local paper yesterday and saw an article on Rosemary Fig Crackers (glutenoid of course) and decided I had to make my own gluten-free version (or g-free, if you prefer).
These gluten free crackers are super easy to make and delicious as well. My husband gave me the thumbs up on them.
Rosemary Fig Crackers
1 ½ cups blanched almond flour
½ teaspoon celtic sea salt
1 teaspoon rosemary, minced
3-4 dried figs, chopped
1 tablespoon olive oil
In a large ... read more →
Posted on June 12, 2009
The New York Times blog, Bitten, just did a feature on chocolate cupcakes, which made me realize that a recipe for gluten free chocolate cupcakes is conspicuously lacking from this site. Well, I am happy to say that is no longer the case.
In my quest for the perfect gluten free chocolate cupcake, I made these 5 times. Today. Luckily, my boys and their glutenoid friends happily scarfed the “failures.” Here, I share with you my success.
Chocolate Cupcakesprinter friendly
¼ cup coconut ... read more →
Posted on May 15, 2009
I’ve been on a quest this week for gluten-free, dairy-free healthy Twinkies and after several attempts (make that 7) I seem to have come up with a good approximation of this infamous Hostess treat.
Whenever the subject of Twinkies comes up in our house a certain Twinkie vandalism story is told (of which I was not a part!). My husband likes to talk about the time (in his college days) when he and a buddy were coming home from a night ... read more →
Posted on May 11, 2009
This healthier gluten free potato salad is perfect for picnics and barbecues. Replacing potato with cauliflower is a trick that I learned from the “low-carbers.” And it is a good one!
In the winter, I often make mashed cauliflower in place of mashed potatoes. Now, in spring, it is wonderful to have this no potato salad made from cauliflower. We’ll be having it tonight with grilled turkey burgers and green salad from our garden.
No Potato Saladprinter friendly
1 head cauliflower
2 stalks celery, ... read more →
Posted on May 4, 2009
This hearty, gluten free bread with seeds and nuts is delicious anytime of day.
Toast it for breakfast and serve with a side of scrambled eggs. Works great along with a big salad at lunch. Or, for a quick and easy dinner, it makes a great sandwich with organic turkey, avocado, romaine, tomatoes and dijon mustard.
I think this bread would also be delectable as an after dinner treat with a smear of dairy-free butter (I’m very into this Earth ... read more →
Posted on April 29, 2009
With a few edits to the classic Cobb, this tasty traditional salad becomes nutritious high protein fare packed with healthy veggies. This Cobb Salad is a great make ahead dish. Prepare individual ingredients earlier in the day or the night before and then assemble the salad just before serving.
Traditionally, blue cheese is one of the main ingredients in Cobb Salad, however, I’ve eliminated this ingredient to create a delicious dairy-free dinner. Of course, Cobb Salad is traditionally gluten-free, so that was ... read more →
Posted on April 27, 2009
Here’s another flourless cake for those looking for an alternative to almond flour or in search of a nut-free recipe. My husband and older son loved this fruity chocolate cake. I was thinking that with a nice strawberry frosting this cake would make a delicious banana split type dessert.
This gluten-free, grain-free cake is quick and easy. You’ll just want to make sure that your bananas are quite ripe to ensure its sweetness. If you can do dairy, this cake would ... read more →
Posted on April 17, 2009
This gluten free, gum free and yeast free bread is great toasted and spread with goat cheese, nut butter or dipped in olive oil.
Hello Mark’s Daily Apple readers! Be sure to check out my Paleo/primal Bread recipe.
I’ve been a bit lazy in the kitchen this past week –we’ve had sandwich night twice already. I slice and toast the gluten-free bread (pictured) and then put it out with organic turkey slices, romaine lettuce, sliced tomatoes, dijon mustard, grapeseed oil vegenaise and ... read more →
Posted on April 10, 2009
Food is politics. More than ever. So, imagine my surprise when I found this comment the other day, right here on my little ol’ blog saying:
“I love your recipe blog, but really don’t agree with your political views or comments. Try to stay more focused on the food instead of politics. You may keep more friends that way.”
I’d never thought of being less than genuine and hiding my views as way to gain friends. Call me naive, that’s one strategy ... read more →
Posted on March 17, 2009
It’s amazing what you can do without any flour! I made this gluten free chocolate cake using beets. Being “Deceptively Delicious“ I fooled my husband. While my children are game to eat pretty much anything I make, my husband is known as the “picky” eater around here.
Because of his strong critiques and my perfectionist bent, I often find myself testing a new recipe four, five or more times. Though this one I nailed the second time, it was that ... read more →
Posted on February 17, 2009
We will be making this gluten free German Chocolate Cake (and many other dishes) in my next cooking class at the Culinary School of the Rockies, March 17th. If you want to sign up there is still some space left.
As we all know, there are many ways to make German Chocolate Cake. An entire chocolate cake can be frosted with a coconut pecan icing as I did a while back in this post. Alternatively, the sides of the cake can ... read more →
Posted on December 16, 2008
This healthier Christmas Cake is alcohol free and packed full of dried fruit and nuts.
A while back, Lisa (and several other readers) asked me to come up with a gluten-free Christmas cake. Being Jewish, and never having sampled Christmas cake, I had no idea what it was.
Lisa was kind enough to send me this definition:
A festive cake for celebrating Christmas here in Australia. Commonly full of dried fruits (a variety) soaked in alcohol. Flour, brown sugar, eggs cinnamon, nutmeg. ... read more →
Posted on November 18, 2008
This moist festive dessert is a perfect healthy treat for your holiday celebrations.
Yum. Gluten Free and Dairy Free Orange Cake. There’s something special about oranges. Such a simple fruit yet, bursting with flavor and possibility, they remind me of winter, specifically Christmas.
A while back I told ~M, one of my favorite readers, that I would post my version of Claudia Roden’s Gateau a l’Orange. This moist festive gluten free orange cake makes an ideal dish for holiday celebrations.
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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 17, 2008
These gluten free Pumpkin Pie Muffins are, of course, a favorite of my younger son. When he was little, he ate so much pumpkin and winter squash that he turned a slightly orange hue. Luckily, he’s back to normal now.
I often forget how much I love cooking with pumpkin until fall arrives. Well, fall is back and I have been using this vegetable with a vengeance.
Pumpkin Pie Muffins
1 ½ cups blanched almond flour
¼ teaspoon celtic sea ... read more →
Posted on September 2, 2008
My children have been stuck with me and my veggie creations for the past month; these final days of summer, they are not drawn into the kitchen so quickly. Sure, they eat the vegetable dishes I make, however they are not particularly excited by my recent culinary explorations.
Imagine their interest the other day then, at the very end of their summer vacation, when I offered to bake cake with them (and the four friends they had over). ... read more →
Posted on June 13, 2008
Community Supported Spinach Salad
Our weekly CSA share kicked in yesterday and we received a ton of fresh organic produce! For those of you who aren’t familiar, “CSA” stands for community supported agriculture. This relatively new socio-economic concept changes the way food is produced, distributed and sold, creating small scale closed markets for farmers in which the consumer participates in the risk and rewards of the farm.
One of the great benefits of the CSA (in addition to receiving produce ... read more →
Posted on May 20, 2008
This gluten free carrot cake is a healthy dessert for cookouts, picnics and graduation parties.
Today’s post is for of one of my favorite readers, ~M. She requested gluten free carrot cake a while back and I post it now in honor of her recent graduation. I find this to be the perfect time of year for carrot cake.
You may have noticed a new little feature on the sidebar of this website –in computer programming terms it is called the “democracy ... read more →