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Kumquat Garlic Chicken

gluten free kumquat garlic chicken

Kumquats are in season right now. What’s a kumquat you ask? Essentially it’s a citrus fruit that closely resembles an orange, though it is much smaller. If you want to know more about kumquats there is a great article over at the Cooking Light website.

Meanwhile, here’s a cozy holiday recipe for gluten free Kumquat Garlic Chicken.  We’re having this tonight for the first night of Hanukkah, along with Squash Latkes and gluten free Matzo Ball Soup, of course.

Kumquat Garlic Chicken

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  1. Rinse the chicken and pat dry
  2. Place the chicken breast side up in a 9 x 13 inch baking dish, then rub with oil and sprinkle with salt
  3. Stuff the head of garlic into the cavity of the chicken along with a couple of kumquats
  4. In a large bowl, combine the orange juice, water, agave and arrowroot
  5. Pour the orange juice mixture into the baking dish around the chicken
  6. Place the kumquats in the dish
  7. Bake at 425° for 20 minutes
  8. Lower heat to 375° and continue to roast the chicken until it is cooked through, about 40 minutes
  9. Remove from oven and serve

It’s Gluten-Free Almond Flour Cookbook mania!

The amazing and talented Stephanie from A Year of Slow Cooking and author of Make It Fast, Cook It Slow did a wonderful holiday gift roundup post in support of fellow food bloggers, with nice reviews of cookbooks, including my gluten free cookbook. Thanks Stephanie! She is also giving away 2 copies of The Gluten-Free Almond Flour Cookbook over at her other blog, Totally Together Reviews.

Diane from The W.H.O.L.E. Gang is also giving away 2 copies of The Gluten-Free Almond Flour Cookbook on her blog, thewholegang.org.  I was lucky enough to meet both Diane and Stephanie this fall at the Blogher Conference in San Francisco.

If you are in Boulder I’ll be doing a book signing at Barnes and Noble tomorrow, Saturday, December 12th.

I’ve also got a couple of television appearances on December 16th. One with Good Day Colorado at 8:15am (Mountain Time) and another right after that on Daybreak on the Deuce at 8:35am (Mountain Time). I’ll be talking about my cookbook and making gluten-free recipes live on the air for each of these shows!

The winner of last weeks Friday Freebie for the Magic Line loaf pan is Betsy. Congratulations!

This week I’ll be giving away The Gluten-Free Almond Flour Cookbook and a 5lb bag of blanched almond flour. To be entered into this Holiday Deluxe Giveaway follow these 3 steps:

  1. create a blog or Facebook post mentioning this giveaway
  2. in your post link back to The Gluten-Free Almond Flour Cookbook page (http://www.elanaspantry.com/gluten-free-almond-flour-cookbook/), if you like you can also add an almond flour recipe (of mine, yours, or someone else’s) to your post, but that’s entirely optional
  3. leave a comment below with a link to your blog post or Facebook page by January 11th so that I know you entered the contest!  If you win, I’d be happy to sign your book

UPDATE: the big giveaway has ended, the winner was Liz

Happy Hanukkah!


posted on December 11, 2009, 123 comments

  1. Is it pathetic of me to be intimidated by kumquats? I always see them in the store, but am afraid to try it, haha ;)

  2. Hannah Handpainted @ Hannahhandpainted.blogspot.com

    Yum, yum. I should try this. I just ate two kumquats today. I hadn’t thought of them in ages.

  3. Happy Hanukkah! This recipe looks delicious. I love kumquats – I need to find some in the store!

  4. Luci

    I LOVE Kumquats! VeggieGirl – rinse them off well, and eat them whole; just be careful of the seeds. It is the SKIN that is sweet – so eat them whole.

    Happy Hanukkah everyone!

  5. Kumquats are my hubby’s favorite fruit. Here in Israel, when we talk a walk, we can just pick them off the trees and eat them FRESH!
    This is definitely going to be a Shabbat dish this week. Thanks for the recipe!

  6. Junecutie

    This chicken looks so good. Do you think it could be done in a slow cooker? Please put me in for the Holiday Deluxe Giveaway and pretty please sign my book if I win.

    Much Love and Many Blessings,
    Junecutie

  7. Katie

    I love the recipes on your blog!

    New post, new music, new giveaway – http://katiechangesforkatie.blogspot.com/

    Happy Weekend WOOP WOOP!

    Katie

  8. Free Samples @ freebieshark.com

    Looks great! Good work , like always =]
    keep it up

  9. This looks so awesome! I love kumquat a lot but I would never have such an idea on my own. Great recipe!

  10. Betsy

    I made this last night and it was delicious! We had it with cranberry relish, spinach with garlic and steamed potatoes. The flavors of the kumquats and cranberries combined beautifully! The juices were terrific over the potatoes and meat. I’ll be making this again and again!

  11. caitlin

    that looks great! i’m a recent kumquat appreciator!

  12. I had kumquats once and thought they were incredibly tart, but perhaps my tastes have changed.

  13. Sarah

    Elana,

    A month or so ago you mentioned the SCD diet casually in a post. I clicked on it, also casually, and a whole new world opened up for me. Had never even heard of it, and now I know a fair bit about it. I’ve been following the SCD vigilantly now for a month and my remaining intestinal and cardiac problems have utterly disappeared. It’s extraordinary. Life is looking very good again, and I can’t thank you enough. I’m sharing the info with anyone remotely interested. Hooray for you and hooray for your generosity in sharing what you’ve learned.

    Sarah

  14. Linda V

    I think its time to add kumquats into my cooking-thanks for the great giveaway chance

  15. Brenda James

    I’d sure love to win your cookbook. You have such wonderful posts. I’m planning to try the chicken. Like some of the people above, I don’t know much about so many healthy foods that are out there, so I sure do appreciate getting a recipe that helps me know how to try/use the food.

  16. Cheryl @ gfgoodness.com

    I’ve linked to your post/the book on amazon. have a wonderful, peaceful holiday season and I will keep my fingers crossed!
    http://www.gfgoodness.com/2009/12/20/i-spy/

  17. Kelli

    I don’t have a blog, but I really want your cookbook! If I win, I’ll tell everyone I know about it, does that count??? Please?

  18. Virginia

    Like Kelli above said, I don’t have my own blog to post a link about your cookbook giveaway. How do we get into the contest, too? Would LOVE a chance to win copy of your cookbook, too.
    Thanks for all the wonderful recipes!

  19. This looks delicious enough to brave the intimidation of working with a whole chicken just as your 12 step photo shoot on pumpkin roasting finally broke me of my canned pumpkin habit.

    Here is my contest entry:
    http://ecoliciouslife.blogspot.com/2009/12/chocolate-chip-cookies-for-rest-of-us.html

    Thanks for all of the great, gluten-free recipes and cooking tips!

  20. Kelli and Virginia,

    If you don’t have a blog and still want to enter you can always post on Facebook to be included in the giveaway (see the amended rules in the post above)

    Thanks,
    Elana

  21. Junecutie

    Hiya Elana,
    I don’t have a blog, and I am allergic to Facebook.
    Honest, I break out in a rash when I read the word or worse, type it. (Scratch, scratch, sniffle) However, I am a long time lurker and sometimes commenter on this blog; and I would love to win the cookbook and almond flour. Does this count? I have marked this recipe to try after the holidays are over. Maybe I’ll find some kumquats by then.
    Much love and many blessings,
    Junecutie

  22. marla {Family Fresh Cooking} @ familyfreshcooking.com

    I love Kumquats and Chicken, this recipe sounds delish! I blogged about your give away here:
    http://www.familyfreshcooking.com/blog/2009/12/25/fa-la-la-happy-holidays/
    Happy Holidays!
    Please enter me in your fab giveaway :)

  23. Averie (LoveVeggiesandYoga) @ loveveggiesandyoga.com

    I am a high raw, vegan, Gluten and Soy free girl and would LOVE This book!!!!!!!!!!!!! I create all my own recipes, never really follow anyone’s so I would adore it if I could actually follow yours :)

  24. Averie (LoveVeggiesandYoga) @ loveveggiesandyoga.com

    And I have to make a separate comment b/c your system said I was a little bit “spammy” and wouldnt let my full comment thru…

    And Muffins
    http://www.loveveggiesandyoga.com/2009/10/vegan-banana-nut-muffins-glutensoy-free.html
    And raw vegan gingerbread cookies & cookie dough balls
    http://www.loveveggiesandyoga.com/2009/12/raw-vegan-gingerbread-cookies-cookie.html

    I have tons more almond flour recipes but that’s a sampling of what I create from scratch. I would love your book, Elena!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  25. I made a post on fb today.
    http://www.facebook.com/nancy.machaj?ref=mf

    and will try to get one on my blog tonight too!

    just ordered some almond flour to try some of these recipes!

  26. Jane Linkenman

    Elana, thanks for the much needed inspiration. I just started my first blog at livejournal.com and also on facebook. I’ve posted your website on both places and on my livejournal I posted a recipe of yours linking to your website along with the contest information. I’ve been going thru some rough waters lately with my gluten free diet and after looking at your recipes I have renewed hope. I’ve decided to chanllenge myself in a contest on cooking a NEW gluten free recipe several times each week from your website and other gluten free recipes/websites and then posting the results on my livejournal.com and facebook. My hope is this challenge will keep me on my gluten free diet not only for me but for the health of my entire family. Thanks again for your amazing website!! I wish you lived next door!! I would love to cook with you. I’m sure you could teach me so many new things about a gluten free diet and cooking techniques. Have a fantastic new year! I can’t wait for 2010 to start my new challenge to myself.

    Jane Linkeman – AKA homeschooling mom, wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt and oh yeah…work at a job 3 days per week.

    • Sarah

      Hi Jane,
      I’m another fan of Elana’s Pantry. Thought I’d pass along an idea. I had been gluten-free for two and a half years. My health was better but not great. Then six weeks ago, thanks to a hyperlink on Elana’s site, I found something called the SCD, the Specific Carbohydrate Diet. It’s done wonders for me. You can check it out at http://www.breakingtheviciouscycle.info. It has a long and respectable medical history, though it’s never made the medical mainstream. The website is instructive and there’s a book of the same name.
      Good luck with your challenge to yourself in the coming year!
      Sarah Scott

  27. rebecca

    http://www.facebook.com/home.php?ref=home#/profile.php?id=642330607&ref=mf

    so here is my profile page link. i posted a link to the elanas pantry website on it. thanks

  28. Christina

    Can’t wait to try this! I’ve never had kumquat let alone cooked with it so it will be fun to try something new! Check out my facebook post for Elana’s cookbook and almond flour giveaway! :)

    http://www.facebook.com/home.php?ref=home#/profile.php?ref=profile&id=22602451

  29. Elana your contest and book are being promoted on my gluten free blog. Thanks!

  30. Marsha St. John

    I shared on Facebook the announcement of this giveaway. http://www.facebook.com/home.php#/profile.php?ref=profile&id=1620233613 Thanks for all the great recipes!

  31. Gena Miller @ macmama.wordpress.com

    Since I just went grain & dairy free, I would absolutely appreciate your cookbook!
    I shared your Facebook announcement of this giveaway.
    http://www.facebook.com/girlgonedomestic?ref=profile

  32. I entered your fabulous giveaway Elana. I LOVE your blog and really want to check out your new cookbook (and a 5lb bag of Honeyville would be nice). Thank you so much for this opportunity.
    http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=101504&id=1070106018&comments#/krista.clement?ref=profile

  33. De West

    I love the recipes the brownies were a hit this Christmas! Does Boulder Bookstore carry your cookbook? I blogged your site for the giveaway at:

    http://dewestyoga.blogspot.com

    Happy New Year,
    De

  34. I posted a link to your cookbook giveaway on my Facebook page. I hope I win!! http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?ref=profile&id=1142349249

    Also blogged about it @ http://probity-truth.blogspot.com/

    I LOVE YOUR BLOG and have been inspired by many of the recipes, and have enjoyed many as well.

    THANKS!!

  35. Karen Bell

    Hey Elana – Love your recipes, and would love to win your cookbook!! (and the flour, of course). Hoping your Canadian friends have a chance at the contest!

    http://www.facebook.com/home.php?ref=home#/profile.php?ref=profile&id=669371501

    Karen

  36. My daughter was just diagnosed with Celiac. We are finding our way, but would love any support available. The cookbook sounds awesome!

  37. I just posted on facebook profile page
    http://www.facebook.com/#/profile.php?ref=profile&id=1191893088
    about your book. I actually just got it. It looks wonderful! I would love the flour and another copy of your book would make a wonderful gift! Thanks so much, Kelly Cooper

  38. I blogged about your giveaway here: http://engnyath.livejournal.com/443684.html

    I don’t have health insurance, so I don’t have a formal Celiac diagnosis, but my doctor suspects I do. I’m always on the lookout for new ideas and recipes. Thanks!

  39. NN

    Oh, goodness! So excited to have discovered the cookbook – I modify recipes to make them with almond flour all the time, and I can’t wait to see recipes that were *designed* for it!

    [Posted about the giveaway on my FB page, linked above.]

  40. http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?ref=profile&id=29003790

    Just posted your link on my Facebook page.

    I’ve already made a dozen or so recipes from your website and have been introducing my friends and family to the wonderful world of gluten free! Thanks for all the great recipes :)

    http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?ref=profile&id=29003790

  41. Pamela Hurlbert

    Sounds wonderful, Now I have to find some kumquats.

  42. Robin Neudorfer

    I think this is the best recipe and a great indication that 2010 is going to be a healthy year. I have a kumquat tree in my front yard and have never made anything with them. I am going to try this as soon as I can.

    I posted your site on my facebook page.
    http://www.facebook.com/RobinNeudorfer?ref=name

  43. Robin Neudorfer @ feedbackmatters.blogspot.com

    I wanted to add that I also have posted your website with the information about your contest to a forum that I belong to. We have many that are using a GF, CF, SF & CF diet to help control seizures. Sites like yours are very encouraging. Living with seizures are very depressing by themselves. To still be able to eat really wonderful food in the attempt to heal and control seizures is a treat.

    http://www.coping-with-epilepsy.com/forums/f28/blogs-related-special-nutritional-needs-2053/#post82957

  44. Steven

    Excellent as always. I added a comment to our blog to enter. You can see it as the last post here: http://crossfitdahlonega.squarespace.com/workout-of-the-day-wod/2009/12/30/31-december-09.html

  45. Mmm kumquats! When I worked at a garden nursery I used to eat these bursts of citrus right off the tree… Not for the timid, you have to eat the whole thing at once for the amazing sour/sweet explosion you will experience. I can’t wait to try this recipe!
    I linked my facebook to your site and am excited to try baking with almond flour, thank you for creating this site!

  46. Kathryn Olney

    I have printed many of your recipes and keep stuffing them in the front of your cookbook, but I have to find another way to store them as you keep posting more I want to try. I posted your drawing on FB. http://www.facebook.com/home.php?

    Thanks for the great recipes. I love many, but my top pick is the chocolate cranberry walnut cookies. My daughter prefers I skip the walnuts and I think I agree. It is hard to stay out of the cookie jar!

  47. Betsy

    Excellent recipe! I just posted about your giveaway on my facebook! Take luck!

  48. Jessica

    We have a kumquat tree in our backyard and I have never known what to do with them! I love your website and can’t wait to enjoy your gluten-free meals. My husband and I started our Paleo diet for the New Year and your recipes fit in so well with how we are eating. This is a new way of eating for us and every recipe I see I am adding it to my arsenal! Thank you so much!

  49. I have never tasted nor seen a Kumquat but love to say it! Can’t wait to try this one!

  50. Hi Elana,

    I just love your website and I am so excited about the chance of winning your cookbook. I must stick to a strict anti-fungal diet and this is just what I need! I blogged about the giveaway at
    http://www.ajourneyofhealing.com/2010/01/gluten-free-almond-flour-cookbook-from.html

    Can’t wait to try the chicken kumquat recipe. I think my kids will love it!

  51. Stephanie Hoffman

    Yum! I love kumquats but haven’t eaten them since my childhood. I can’t wait to try this!

    http://www.facebook.com/#/profile.php?ref=profile&id=713237178

  52. Angel Kelly

    Hi E,

    I posted on my facebook page:
    The following:
    so excited about cooking up yummies this year! Here is one of my favorites and she currently is giving away a free cook book AND a 5 lb bag of almond flour…. AND a link to your page.

    If i get the book it will be given away as a gift because i have it already, i do need to order more flour, BTW, I use both blanched & natural, depending on the recipe (natural for fruit & nut breads especially) and would love to see a recipe of yours include it…

  53. Kristi Garwood @ mommojo.wordpress.com

    I blogged your new cookbook to my site http://mommojo.wordpress.com and even linked it to your book on Amazon.com! :)

  54. Malena

    I love to say “kumquat.” So maybe I’ll give this a try. Sounds like something my husband would love!

    Oh, yeah, became a fan on Facebook and linked to your website!

  55. Kelsey Casey

    As a college student, I was recently diagnosed with celiac disease. It has been a long journey trying to discover what I can eat. Your cookbook would be very helpful. I posted your cookbook link to my facebook page. Hopefully it can help someone else too!

  56. Brandi Woodall @ positiveapproachevents.com

    Love the blog! I posted the comment and your link on my company’s fan page on facebook. http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#/pages/Jonesborough-TN/Positive-Approach-Events-Consulting/120905983686?ref=mf
    Please enter me in your giveaway! Thank you!

  57. I posted your link on my recipe page – thanks for all the wonderful ideas – hope you find some that you enjoy on my pages! I just can’t wait to try that Asian dressing tonight!

  58. Gamze

    Hi,

    I loved the recipes, the sesame crackers are at my house all the time, they are even better than w/gluten ones at stores, love the brownies and many other ones. That would be so nice to have your book. Thanks..
    Here is my link to the giveaway:
    http://www.facebook.com/gamze.tunali?ref=name

  59. Elana-

    I was raving about the blueberry muffin recipe and came across the giveaway. Here is my post! Thanks for all of the amazing recipes!

    http://hbabs.wordpress.com/2010/01/04/yeah-muffins/

  60. Sonya Nelson

    I am entering your cookbook/flour contest! I have posted to my Facebook page & will post to my blog in a bit as well. I suffer Lyme Disease & most people that follow my blog do as well. People with Lyme Diseaes should follow a gluten free & low gycemic index (refined sugar free) diet. So I’ll be back with that post. http://www.facebook.com/home.php?ref=home#/sonyafly?ref=profile

  61. Sonya Nelson

    http://sonyafly.blogspot.com/2010/01/food-gluten-free-diet-me.html

    There, in your honor I did a blog post about Lyme Disease & the gluten free lifestyle. With a link to your cookbook!

  62. My fingers are crossed to win this! I need all the gluten free help one can get.

  63. I’ve always wondered what to do with kumquats, especially since they’re all over the place in the South during the winter. This sounds awesome, and I’m thinking of trying it with a duck breast. Mmmm.

    I linked to you here: http://www.cookingcandidafree.blogspot.com/2010/01/kumquats-you-say.html

    and will keep my chilly fingers crossed.

  64. Kate

    i’m so glad I found your site! thanks so much for providing such delicious recipes for those of us who cannot have gluten! :) I am entering into your giveaway :) http://www.facebook.com/#/profile.php?ref=profile&id=49007026

  65. Kathryn

    I was very happy to post a facebook status about the contest. I have several gluten free friends who I hope will enjoy your site and book as much as I do.

    http://www.facebook.com/home.php#/kathryn.mueller?ref=profile

  66. In the midst of medical health crisis enter Elana’s Pantry!!!!!! What a gem of a blog this is! I hope I win your treasure of a book! Almond flour sounds lika an answer to prayer!
    here’s the link to my food blog where I posted about your book
    http://cornforthdelicious.blogspot.com/
    along with the facebook page where I bragged you up ! :)
    http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#/profile.php?ref=name&id=1349906955

    and my other blog
    http://cornforthadventures.blogspot.com/2010/01/mmm-possibilities.html

    hope I did that all right :)
    thanks for doing what YOU do so well… :)

  67. Amy T.

    I was thrilled to see this giveaway! I did a facebook post as well.

    http://www.facebook.com/#/profile.php?id=1232074765&ref=nf

  68. Anne B.

    Thanks for the chance to enter your giveaway!

  69. Karen M.

    Love your recipes-just purchased my first bag of almond flour. Hoping to win the cookbook so I can learn to bake with it.
    http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#/profile.php?ref=name&id=1701684385
    Here’s my facebook post.

  70. Diana Lesire Brandmeyerd @ pencildancer.com

    I made your banana cake! Yum! Wrote a blog post and mentioned your contest as well. http://www.pencildancer.com

  71. I made the Kumquat Garlic Chicken for dinner last night. What a delightful, wonderful dish. I purchased kumquats from a local organic farmer at our farmer’s market here in Florida. I was just planning on adding them to a fresh fruit plate when I discovered your recipe. I want to try the recipe using duck! Excellent, thanks Elana

  72. Thank you so much for your website–a friend just referred me. I’m so excited to find things I can eat after being testing and finding many food intolerances. The cookbook looks great! Hope I win it! I re-posted on my fb page:
    http://www.facebook.com/#/profile.php?id=753702737&ref=nf

  73. Andrea

    Not really sure how to post a link to an FB post but consider it done!

    Elana, from ‘Elana’s Pantry has a giveaway goin’ on! Enter here http://www.elanaspantry.com/kumquat-garlic-chicken/#giveaway and you could win a copy of her cookbook “The Gluten-Free Almond Flour Cookbook” and a 5lb bag of Almond Flour from Honeyville. Check the cookbook out!
    http://www.elanaspantry.com/cookbook/

  74. Carol

    Elena, I posted the contest and linked on Facebook: I am trying to win a gorgeous cookbook, The Gluten-Free Almond Flour Cookbook, which contest requires me to link back to this page. This gluten-free and healthy cooking site is actually a terrific read, although I haven’t invested in most of the hard-to-find ingredients. If I win, the contest includes 5 lb bag of blanched almond flour so that I can try the recipes in the cookbook. http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?ref=name&id=1674828225

  75. Nitasia Timms

    Hi Elana.
    I’m very excited about your cookbook and trying out this recipe. I had a small kumquat tree when I was a little girl, and my mother helped me tend to it. I loved eating the tiny orange-y kumquats and remember that well!

    I bake exclusively with almond flour, so I look forward to trying your recipes.

    I posted about your cookbook and the giveaway on Facebook:

    http://www.facebook.com/nitasia.timms?ref=name

  76. Liat

    Hi Elena,
    I would really love to win your cookbook!!
    I just posted a msg about the contest with a link to the book on my facebook profile.
    The recipes on your blog are great and have really opened my eyes as to what I CAN eat.
    Wining the flour would be nice as well since I live in Germany at the moment and the only almond flour I found comes in 175g bags… It’s so expensive. I emailed Honeyville who replied (actually very quickly and politely) to say that unfortunately they do not deliver abroad… :o(
    I really hope to win!!!
    Thanks again for all the wonderful recipes!

  77. I gave you and your cookbook a shout-out on my blog… I’ve been following you quietly for a while now and I guess it’s time I said hello. http://shornrapunzel.wordpress.com/2010/01/10/elanas-pantry-cookbook-giveaway/
    One of my really good friends must live gluten-free, and your site has been really helpful for me in learning how to cook for her. Thank you for the delicious ideas, and I’ve got my fingers crossed for that cookbook giveaway!

  78. Amber

    Posted on FB about your book.

    http://www.facebook.com/home.php?ref=home#/profile.php?ref=profile&id=501712925

    I’ve really enjoyed your site and recipes, I’ve used the pumpkin/cranberry upside down cake, and have just baked a modified version of your rosemary-lemon mini-muffins!! So yummy!
    Am dying to get your cook book and try some more recipes!!

  79. I just got married and I have Celiac disease. My husband does not but, he likes to exercise and eat healthy. I made him the almond bread and told him of the protein content and he now loves the almond flour recipes! I would love to win the cookbook and the almond flour so we can eat delicious healthy meals together.

  80. Charlene Hobot

    I am always excited about trying out your recipes. So far I have not been let down.

    I just got back from a cruise and was thinking wouldn’t it be nice if there was a way for GF products to be available, you know to have choices like everyone else. Trust me I DID NOT have choices.

    Maybe a GF friends and family only cruise!

  81. Mary Anne Markel

    Looking forward to trying some of these recipes!

  82. Wonderful giveaway! I’ve blogged about it on my blog! Thanks, Elana!

  83. Hania

    http://www.facebook.com/#/mccracken.hania?ref=profile

    Great giveaway, thank you!!! Thank you for taking away some of the intimidation when changing nutrition plans & cooking with a new flour. I cannot wait to try some of these recipes!

  84. Kathleen

    Your coconut flour cupcakes were a hit for my son’s B-day. Thanks for adding to his special day.

  85. Cheryl Asbury

    I am supremely happy to have found this website! I have made 14 of the recipes so far, and have so many more I want to try. I made a post on Facebook about the book and almond flour giveaway, and I’m hoping that I’m doing this correctly so that I will be entered in the giveaway! I might be too late though… In any case, thank you so much Elana! I have been diagnosed with Lyme disease and part of the treatment is a restricted diet, but almost all your recipes fall within what I can eat (except kale – no cruciferous veggies for me).
    http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?ref=profile&id=695359245

  86. I got your cookbook for Christmas but I could sure use the bag of almond flour! ;-) I posted on my facebook about the book & the giveaway ~Cheers

  87. Hi Elena,

    After six months of trying the gluten free diet after a Celiac diagnosis, I started to regress and was stupified. I’m so happy I found your blog and cookbook. Cooking your recipes has made me feel so much better. I’m definitely dairy and sugar free now, and am researching going grain free. I talk about your recipes all the time and
    suggest your cookbook to everyone! I posted it on my blog, http://www.thealmondflower.com/2010/01/classic-muffins-and-drop-biscuits.html
    Thank you so much for your work!
    And the kumquat chicken is on my list for next week’s recipes!
    Mollie

  88. Lisa J MacMillan

    I posted your cookbook link in my profile status update!
    http://www.facebook.com/?ref=home#/profile.php?ref=profile&id=1214474135

    I have already bought your amazing book and LOVE it! Thanks so much. I would love to win the flour for myself and the cookbook for a friend….
    Thanks for all the great inspiration.

  89. Melody Allen

    Love your recipes!!! Would be thrilled to win! I posted on my facebook page about the giveaway.http://www.facebook.com/?ref=home#/profile.php?ref=profile&id=100000434964049
    Thanks!

  90. Connie Thomason

    Just posted the link on my facebook page! Winning a free cookbook & bag of flour would be a great way to get me trying all of these “new to me” ideas! Thanks for the chance!
    http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?v=feed&story_fbid=425002335106&id=1521801436

  91. Marlena Freeman

    I’m thrilled to have found your site through Chowhound!
    As a retired chef I still love to cook and bake and realized last fall that my lifetime of all the breads and gluten and wheat laden meals I enjoyed had all piled up on me.
    This is a great experimental time for me going gluten-free. Have been an organic food buyer and consumer for a long time and I really like your approach, resources and the book looks lovely . Thanks to your husband for pushing you to do the
    book!
    I was more than happy to post your link on FB-A lot of my friends are g-free too and we all love to cook-
    Thanks again

  92. Charlene Hobot

    I posted the information on my facebook site http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#/profile.php?ref=name&id=705231959 and my twitter site! http://twitter.com/charbeegood

    I forgot to add these when I first posted. Ooops.

  93. I posted your vanilla cupcake recipe and added a link to your cookbook. Good Luck to all that entered. Anyone of us would be extremely lucky to win this book!

    http://neverlivingwithout.com/

  94. I am so excited that I found you! What a perfect way to start the new year. I wrote about your book and how I discovered it here: http://koalainthekitchen.blogspot.com/2010/01/gluten-free-almond-flour-cookbook.html

    Thank you for the opportunity to win your fabulous book!

  95. Sally

    Love your site!! Thanks for all the great recipes and ideas.

    I posted the contest link on my facebook page.

    http://www.facebook.com/sallybrooks1?ref=nf

  96. Thanks for doing this giveaway! I’ve nominated you for an award for helping me go gluten free this past year. Plus I told everyone about the giveaway. Here’s the page.

    http://awalkinmygarden.blogspot.com/2010/01/honest-scrap-award.html

  97. You are the best elana…
    I even do not need a cook-book anymore.. your site is my cook-book from now on..

  98. Lucette V. Ouellette @ viatanutrition.ca

    Have tried a few of your sweet recipes, with much success, so I ventured to try a savoury, and also a hit. I love kumquats, but didn’t have any on hand, instead I’d just manage to get lots of fresh ground cherries from a local farmer at the market combined with dried ones from my pantry and got rave reviews at our Sunday family dinner.

    Thanks to my friend for leading me to your blog, as I’d been a fan of 101Cookbooks and when I first visited your blog I was thrilled to have an inspirational gluten free food blogger to refer to.

    Cheers from Ottawa, Canada
    Lucette

  99. Donna Polymeris

    My husband is from a greek island and loves kumquats, so thank you for this recipe.

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