Gluten-Free Cooking Lessons

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Turkey Pot Pie

My favorite meal of the year is Thanksgiving turkey dinner. I’m always so excited that I go a bit overboard on the cooking – but that’s not a bad thing is it? Leftovers for days around the holidays makes life much easier. How many ways can you re-purpose the leftovers? Here’s one, because pies, savory or sweet, are my favorite …


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My Gluten-Free Baking Mixes

There are probably thousands of options for baking mixes – gluten-free or not. So why did I decide to launch my own line of mixes with so much competition? The #1 reason that I launched these products because I believe in them and want others to be able to enjoy them. My cinnamon coffee cake is addictively delicious, my vanilla …


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Gluten-Free Chocolate-Pumpkin Pie

These little gluten-free chocolate pumpkin pies also happen to be dairy free, grain-free and cane sugar-free. Wait, wait, don’t run away! You will not notice. So about the substitutions  . . .  I have used several coconut products in place of the dairy, sugar and butter but really it does not taste at all like coconut. I am usually a …


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Grain-Free Energy Bites

I can’t decide if these little coconut frosted grain-free energy bites were inspired by my recent trip to Hawaii or this weekend’s blizzard on the east coast. They  have 3 coconut ingredients and are a perfect portable snack to keep you going while hiking along a Hawaiian beach or while shoveling your way out of your house. Either way, these …


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Ginger Lace Cookies

These cookies were inspired by one of my favorite store-bought gluten-free cookies and my own oatmeal chocolate chip cookies. They are wonderfully delicate and crispy but not delicate on flavor. The strong zing of the ginger is such a nice balance with the sweetness. Makes about 3 dozen cookies. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper. Heat the oven to 350° …


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Sweet Potato Frosting

I was reading about a cake that used butternut squash in the batter and I thought, why not use it in the frosting? I usually find frosting to be too sweet so this seemed like a great alternative. Instead of squash I chose naturally sweet yams which means adding less sugar. The yam also makes the frosting stiff enough so …


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Roasted Acorn Squash with Pumpkin Seed Crust

The farmer’s market looks like Autumn but the weather feels like summer. The warmer weather always makes me want a cold salad but I also insist on cooking with what’s in season. So I guess I’ll have to cook according to the produce season and not the 85° heat. These beautiful, colorful squash caught my eye right away. That orange …