posts tagged "butter"
Posted on August 12, 2014
Strawberries are at their peak right now. They’re overflowing in our garden and at the local farmer’s market. While I love making strawberry pie (with Paleo Pie Crust), sometimes I want to make something simpler.
This Strawberry Crisp can be whipped up in minutes. It’s an easy gluten-free dessert that is made with only five ingredients –strawberries, almond flour, salt, butter, and slivered almonds. If you’re dairy-free, I also tested this recipe with palm shortening and it was delicious.
When I was ... read more →
Posted on January 22, 2010
The creation of this delicious, homemade vanilla almond butter is hardly my own. One of my favorite readers, Courtney, over at benefityourlife.com, gave me several amazing presents during the holidays and one was a bottle of super tasty vanilla almond butter from the lovely Katie Kearney over at naturallynutty.com. Yum!
This is a great product, and when I finished Courtney’s gift and was too impatient to wait for my own order to arrive, I came up with the little treat below. ... read more →
Posted on March 22, 2008
That troubling question, “what’s for dinner?” troubles no more! Of late I’m feeling quite confident about answering this question, having built up a decent repertoire of main dishes for the family.
Here’s a list of entrées that are getting us through the dinner hour with ease:
Rosemary Apple Chicken
Salmon with Olive Anchovy Tapenade
Salmon with Tomato Basil Relish
Pasta with Parsley Pesto and Sundried Tomatoes
I can see that the seafood department needs a bit of work, we ... read more →
Posted on April 6, 2007
My children love these pancakes. High in protein, we eat them for breakfast, lunch and every now and then, dinner.
Here’s an easy recipe for gluten free pancakes. These pancakes are so simple that my younger son makes them from scratch. The high protein ingredients alone in this recipe beat any pancake mix.
My husband and I were talking about pancake mixes last month when we had dinner at one of our favorite restaurants with friends Gary and Nancy. Gary mentioned ... read more →
Posted on March 21, 2007
Each year my husband requests a special dish for his birthday. Last year it was chicken parmigiano.
Classic chicken parmesan goes gluten free when chicken breasts are coated in almond flour. This chicken recipe can be a staple in every gluten free chefs repertoire.
Even though we are on different diets, in my home we partake in one family meal. This way, we come together energetically – we share the same space, breathe the same air and eat the same food.
My ... read more →
Posted on March 20, 2007
Gluten free, naturally sweetened. Go ahead, try one.
This is one of the first chocolate chip cookie recipes that I created. Two subsequent recipes for gluten free chocolate chip cookies that I now prefer to this one include the vegan chocolate chip cookies on this website, and my all time favorite gluten free, dairy free chocolate chip cookie in The Gluten-Free Almond Flour Cookbook.
For those of you that were wondering, I use this website as a journal for the recipes ... read more →
Posted on February 27, 2007
A simple butter cookie recipe made with heart healthy almond flour.
I love baking cookies. This easy gluten free cookie recipe is one that my friend Mary and I like to bake when we are together. She likes it because it’s full of high protein, healthy ingredients that are Paleo/primal friendly.
I met my friend Mary on the very first day of college. She is one of the smartest, funniest people I know. A savvy foodie, she and I spent some ... read more →
Posted on December 10, 2006
My kids were hankering for something sweet the other day. So, I made this delicious sweet apricot butter recipe. It’s not a jam – it’s real butter with dried fruit pureed into it.
Great on warm toast. It is one of my younger son’s favorite gluten free snacks.
½ cup dried apricots
½ cup boiled water
½ cup butter
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 pinch celtic sea salt
Place apricots in a shallow bowl, pour boiling water over them and let sit for ½ hour
Place ... read more →