Hemp Basil Pesto

Pesto

One of the flavor treats I’ve found in my gluten-free adventure is pesto. This version is also dairy free which I’ve comed to prefer. Before this recipe when I used a traditional recipe with Parmesean cheese, clean up could get tough, trying to scrape all the cheese residue off the dishes. The beauty of this…

Orange Almond Cake

Orange Almond Cake

There are times that only a piece of cake with a cup of coffee will make life better. But when you are gluten-free that can seem like an impossible dream. My recipe for Orange Almond Cake is perfect for that early morning coffee cake or muffin on a lazy Saturday or Sunday morning. It’s also…

Thumbprint Cookies

These cookies offer the spicy holiday flavor that I sometimes crave. These cook up in a hurry. If you want a bit more spice, add 1/4 teaspoon of cloves. Ingredients:1 cup almond flour 1 1⁄2 cups walnuts 1⁄4 cup coconut oil 1 organic egg 1⁄4 teaspoon salt 1⁄2 teaspoon cinnamon 2 tablespoons organic cane sugar…

Flaxseed Flatbread from the Celiac Doctor

Flaxseed Flatbread

There’s something satisfying about putting bread in the oven to bake.  The smell wafts through the house, and anticipation builds for a satisfying treat. Here’s a favorite quick gluten-free and grain-free bread that works for toast, for sandwiches, or for dinner. If you like a heavier bread, such as rye bread, then you’ll enjoy this…

Clafoutis

Clafoutis

Clafoutis. That’s what I think when I see cherries in the fall. Clafoutis is a traditional French dessert and when made with cherries in France, the pits stayed in the cherries. Some people think it is not a real clafoutis unless you have pits to spit out! Clafoutis can be made with almost any fruit.…

Berry Crumble

Berry Crumble

As all the fall fruit arrives, I want the house to smell like an apple crisp. Some folks call this style of dessert a crisp, for others it is a crumble. Here’s my recipe that I use for all types of berries, apples, pears, peaches, apricots, plums…whatever fruit is available. It comes together in a…

Lemon Bars

Lemon Bars

Lemon bars seem to be a harbinger of spring.  Their luscious yellow filling brightens the day. This version is gluten-free (of course!) and dairy-free.  It is low sugar, as most recipes call for 1 cup of sugar, and here we use only 1/3 cup. Lemon Bars Ingredients: Crust ½ cup coconut oil, melted 1 tsp…

Lemon Blueberry Muffins

Lemon Blueberry Muffins

These muffins are gluten-free and dairy free, and so delicious. Perfect for a Sunday brunch. Ingredients: 2 and 3/4 cups super fine almond flour 1/3 cup tapioca flour 3/4 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt Zest of 2 medium lemons 1/4 cup pure maple syrup 1/3 cup avocado oil (or light…

Easy Greek Skillet Dinner

Easy Greek Skillet Dinner

Folks tell me, “I know I should eat more kale, but I only know one way to fix it.” Here’s a quick recipe to get more kale into your diet in a tasty way. This dish is great in that it cooks up in no time at all…in just one pan. If you wish, serve…