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The China Study Family Cookbook DOUGHNUTS!

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When I interviewed Del Sroufe this week on It’s All About Food I knew I would be making this recipe soon. It’s in his newest cookbook, The China Study Family Cookbook. It is a MUST-HAVE vegan cookbook with all kinds of yummy comfort foods made with REAL ingredients, like this doughnut recipe for example. The…

Panettone

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  Enjoy this sweet bread loaf for special occasions like Easter, Christmas, and New Year’s. Aquafaba makes it light and moist.   Ingredients 3 packages of active dry yeast 1/4 cup sugar (evaporated cane juice) 1/2 cup lukewarm water 6 Tablespoons Aquafaba 1 tablespoon soy lecithin 1/2 cup water 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon…

Caraway Seed Whole Grain Bread, gluten-free

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When I prepared for my interview with Marco Borges I read his cookbook The 22-Day Revolution Cookbook. It is excellent. I was surprised to see that the Seeded Whole Grain Brain, which is a yeasted gluten-free bread did not contain and starch, tapioca flour, xanthan gum or bean flours. I thought these ingredients were necessary.…

Five Seed Gluten-Free Raspberry Lemon Muffins

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If you count the Raspberry seeds there are five seeds in this muffin mix. 1 cup sorghum flour 
1 1/4 cups plus 2 tablespoons All Purpose Gluten-Free Flour (we use Bob’s Red Mill) 1/4 cup millet flour 1/4 cup tapioca flour
 2 teaspoons baking soda
 Optional: 2 Tablespoons- 4 Tablespoons sugar (evaporated cane juice)
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Gary’s Rustic Bread, gluten-free

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When we are in the mood for bread, we bake some. Gary made these rustic rolls today. Ingredients: 1 package of dry granulated yeast or 1 cake of refrigerated yeast 1/2 cup water for yeast, 3 cups more for dough pinch of sugar 4 cups all purpose gluten free flour (we use Bob’s Red Mill)…

Gooey Apricot Danish, Gluten-Free

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While chopping some dried apricots to put in our morning oatmeal yesterday, Gary reminisced about a rustic apricot bread he loved that he used to get at the Acme Bread Company in Berkeley. He described it and this morning we set out to make our REAL version, based on Gary’s memory. It was fun and…

La Baguette, gluten-free

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Ooh la la! It’s fresh bread, vegan and gluten-free. This is basically the same recipe as the Pita Bread just cooked longer in a baguette shape. 1 cup warm water 1 tablespoon ground flax seeds 1 package active dry yeast (1/4 oz) 2 teaspoons sugar (evaporated cane juice) 3/4 cup sorghum flour plus more (about…

Pita Bread, Gluten-Free, Nut-Free

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Soft and warm, fresh out of the oven. Enjoy this Pita Bread with our Middle Eastern Feast! 1 cup warm water 1 tablespoon ground flax seeds 1 package active dry yeast (1/4 oz) 2 teaspoons sugar (evaporated cane juice) 3/4 cup sorghum flour plus more (about 2 tablespoons) for handling dough 1/2 cup tapioca flour…

Challah Bread, Round – Gluten-free

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  This is an amazingly delicious Challah bread that is vegan and gluten-free. The egg flavor comes from the non GMO soy lecithin. Aquafaba makes it light and moist.   Ingredients:   6 1/2 cups All Purpose Gluten-Free Flour (we use Bob’s Redmill) 2 teaspoons xanthan gum 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup plus 2 Tablespoons…

Blueberry Muffins, Gluten-Free

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Muffins are easy and fun to make. Adding blueberries makes them special. 1 cup Sorghum flour 1 3/4 cups plus 2 tablespoons All Purpose Gluten-Free Flour (we use Bob’s Red Mill) 2 teaspoons baking soda Optional: 2 Tablespoons- 4 Tablespoons sugar (evaporated cane juice) 2 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 1/2…

Foccacia Bread, Gluten-Free

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  1 cup warm water 1 tablespoon ground flax seeds (to grind seeds use a coffee mill or spice grinder) 1 package active dry yeast (1/4 oz) 2 teaspoons sugar (evaporated cane juice) 3/4 cup sorghum flour plus more (about 2 tablespoons) for handling dough 3/4 cup tapioca flour 3/4 cup garfava flour 2 tablespoons…

Three Seed Bread – Gluten-Free

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1 1/2 cups sorghum flour 1 1/2 cups garfava flour (garbanzo flour may be used) 1 cup brown rice flour 2 cups tapioca flour ( I usually use a combination of potato and tapioca but was out of potato starch and all tapioca worked fine) 4 teaspoons carrageenan or xanthan gum 1/4 cup ground flax…

Butter Pecan Muffins, Gluten-free

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These muffins are light, with a rich, buttery flavor. 2 1/4 cups All Purpose Gluten-Free Flour (we use Bob’s Red Mill) 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1 cup non dairy milk (we use unsweetened soymilk, just organic soybeans and water) 2 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2…

The Great Transformation Biscuits, gluten-free

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I am reading The Holy Universe, A New Story of Creation For The Heart, Soul, And Spirit in preparation for my upcoming It’s All About Food interview this Tuesday with the author David Christopher. This book, beautifully written, lightened my spirit and filled me with awe and appreciation for being a part of this Universe…

Blueberry Peanut Butter Scones

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I keep all of these ingredients on hand so fresh-baked scones are practically ready when I want them. 1 cup potato starch (or corn, arrowroot) 1 cup brown rice flour or sorghum flour 1 cup garbanzo bean flour or garfava flour 1/2 cup REAL Apricot Butter, Applesauce or light colored jam 5 teaspoons baking powder…

Blueberry Cornbread, gluten-free

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This is a variation on our classic Corn Bread. The original recipe calls for corn kernels and applesauce which we were out of today when I wanted to make it. I love when new recipes are created from a lack of something (alack, alack, alack). I used blueberries instead of corn and a banana in…

Brown Sugar Cinnamon Biscuits, gluten-free

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Wake up late on the weekend after a great date night and roll these up for the perfect brunch. Or make them with the kids for a weekend breakfast treat. These are rich biscuits, slightly sweet and full of cinnamon. Dough 1 cup all-purpose gluten-free flour (we use Bob’s Red Mill) 1 cup brown rice…

Celebration Biscuits, gluten-free

Rich, freshly baked biscuits are very special and something to celebrate! 1 cup Sweet Sorghum Flour 1/2 cup all-purpose gluten-free flour 1/4 cup tapioca starch 1/4 cup potato starch 1 teaspoon xanthan gum 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 ripe banana mashed 1 stick (1/2 cup) vegan butter (we use organic Earth…

Date Walnut Muffins, Gluten-free

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Molasses give these muffins their chocolate color and complex flavor. 2 cups Brown Rice Flour 1/3 cup Tapioca Flour 1/2 cup potato starch 2 teaspoons baking soda 1/4 cup ground flax seeds 1/3 cup walnuts, chopped 1 teaspoon cinnamon 4 large Medjool dates, pitted and chopped 1 1/2 cups water 1/4 cup Molasses 2 Tablespoons…

Banana Maple Walnut Muffins, Gluten-Free

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Bananas typically don’t last long enough in our home to get really ripe and gooey. But when they do, they are perfect for making banana muffins. Flour Mix Version 1 2 cups Brown Rice Flour 1/3 cup Tapioca Flour 1/2 cup potato starch (corn starch or arrowroot may be substituted) Flour Mix Version 2 2…

Yeasted Burger Buns, Gluten-Free

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Taking the time to make your own bread is always worth it. These yeasted burger buns are a variation on a recipe by Laurie Sadowski in her cookbook The Allergy-Free Cook Bakes Bread. It’s the few tablespoons of ground almonds that give Laurie’s recipes a delicious flavor. LISTEN to the IT’S ALL ABOUT FOOD interview…

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins, Gluten-Free

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Bring the sunshine to your winter breakfast table with Lemon Poppy Seed muffins. Red bananas add their own light lemony flavor while adding sweetness and acting as a binder.. I originally created this recipe with rice flour, but for those not wanting to consume too much rice, there is a second options with sorghum and…

Bread Sticks, gluten-free

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1 cup warm water 1 tablespoon ground flax seeds 1 package active dry yeast (1/4 oz) 2 teaspoons sugar (evaporated cane juice) 3/4 cup sorghum flour plus more (about 2 tablespoons) for handling dough 1/2 cup tapioca flour 1/4 cup arrowroot starch, corn starch or potato starch 1/2 cup rice flour or All Purpose Gluten-Free…

Rosemary and Olive Bread, gluten-free

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For a festive dinner I love to prepare a basket filled with homemade breads. Picture below is our REAL corn bread, Rosemary Olive Bread and its variation, Three Seed Rolls. 1 3/4 cups warm water 2 Tablespoons agave nectar 1 package Active Dry Yeast (2 1/2 teaspoons) 2 Tablespoons ground flaxseeds 1 1/4 cups sorghum…

Caraway Seed Rye-Style Bread, Gluten-Free

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What I love about rye bread are the seeds and the sourdough. Well now you can do that without rye flour, without the gluten with our REAL Caraway Seed Rye-Style Bread recipe. 1 1/2 cups sorghum flour 1 1/2 cups garbanzo flour 1 cup brown rice flour 1 cup potato starch 1 cup tapioca flour…

Holiday Apple Cranberry Spice Muffins, Gluten-Free

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Brown Rice Flour, Tapioca Starch, Flax Seeds, Apple Cider Vinegar – these are staples in gluten-free, vegan baking. When you have them on hand, the rest is easy. These muffins took less than 1/2 hour to mix together, bake and serve. Make every weekend a holiday with these Holiday Apple Cranberry Spice Muffins. Serve with…

Soft Sesame Seed Buns, Gluten-free

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These soft buns go great with our REAL Falafel Burgers and Mezze Platter. 2 cups Brown Rice flour or All-Purpose Gluten-Free Flour (we use Bob’s Red Mill) 1 cup Tapioca Flour 1/2 cup Garbanzo Flour 1/4 cup ground golden flax seeds 1 teaspoon xanthan gum 2 teaspoons baking soda 2 Tablespoons vinegar 1 3/4 cups…

Soccacia, Gluten-Free

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Here’s a variation on Chickpea Flour Flatbread. Combining Socca, the chickpea flour crepe and the pizza dough bread served with toppings called Foccacia and you have Soccacia! Follow the instructions for the Chickpea Flour Flatbread. While it’s in the oven, chop a large onion to about a half inch dice. Heat a heavy duty sauté…

Yeast Bread, Gluten-Free

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At REAL Worldwide Headquarters, the weekends are for baking bread. Once you get in the routine of it and have the ingredients on hand, baking gluten-free bread is relatively simple. Yet there’s nothing routine or simple about the taste. Fresh home made bread is always cause for celebration. 1 1/2 cups brown rice flour 1…

Classic Pizza, Gluten-free

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Everyone loves pizza. Pizza should be a special treat, made with special ingredients. Try our REAL Classic Pizza with our REAL Classic Italian Tomato Sauce, our REAL Pizza Crust recipe below and vegan mozzarella cheese.   2/3 cup REAL Classic Italian Tomato Sauce 4 oz Vegan Mozzarella Cheese , Make your own with Miyoko Schinner‘s…

Prune Butter Muffins, Gluten-Free

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Our REAL Prune Butter seems to go with everything especially these gluten-free muffins made with REAL Prune Butter. 2 cups Brown Rice Flour 1/3 cup Tapioca Flour 1/2 cup Ener G Egg Replacer 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar 1 1/2 cups water 1/4 cup ground flax seeds mixed…

Braided Bread: Gluten-Free

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I love baking bread. At first, making gluten-free yeast bread seemed like a daunting challenge. Like anything, it just takes a little practice. Now it’s as easy as pie. 4 cups Bob’s Redmill All Purpose Gluten-Free Baking Flour plus 1/2 cup for dusting 4 teaspoons xanthan gum 1/2 teaspoon salt (optional) 1/4 cup sugar (evaporated…

Soft Rolls – Gluten-Free

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Fresh baked soft rolls can make any meal special. These rolls make tasty burger buns too. I am enjoying gluten-free baking more and more. 2 cups Rice Flour 1 cup Tapioca Flour 1/2 cup Garbanzo Flour (plus about 4 Tablespoons for dusting) 1/4 cup ground golden flax seeds 2 teaspoons baking soda 2 Tablespoons vinegar…

Hot dog buns: Gluten-free

Hot Dawgs, ice cold beer here… these are sounds of summer in New York. At the ball park, Coney Island, or a 4th of July barbecue – hot dogs are what’s on the menu. While I would never consume a conventional hot dog today, extruded from a slurry of animal parts, artificial preservatives, flavorings and…

Mini Banana Oat Bread Loaves, Wheat-Free

When I was young, on special occasions we would go to Cookie’s Steak Pub for dinner. They were known for the large quartered chunks of iceberg lettuce served with a choice of 4 creamy dressings, a shrimp cocktail bar and endless mini slices of banana bread that I loved. With all the great greens available,…

Corn Cakes, Gluten-Free

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When I interviewed Terry Hope Romero about her cookbook Viva Vegan! I went nuts over her very simple Arepa recipe, a corn tortilla or pancake made with masa harina. But since I live with an Italian, polenta is more of a staple in our house than masa harina. I came up with this recipe using…

Rainforest Banana Oat Bread, Wheat-Free

Part I: While visiting the Corwin family in Costa Rica, we had a potluck dinner. Staying in a remote area, far from any grocery stores, I made this Banana Oat Bread using bananas from the farm, sugar from homegrown sugar cane and coconut butter from locally grown coconuts. It was a perfect complement to the…

Blueberry Pan cake, Gluten-free

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This is literally a blueberry pan cake. In other words, you pour it in a pan and bake. 12 ounces blueberries (fresh or frozen) 1 cup rice flour 1 cup garbanzo bean flour 1/2 cup tapioca flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 cup Ener-G Egg Replacer 1/2 cup cold water 1/4…

Strawberry Tahini Scones – Gluten-free

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I love tea parties! And a tea party needs scones. For a REAL afternoon tea, try these: Strawberry-Tahini scones. 1 cup arrowroot starch 1 cup brown rice flour 1 cup garbanzo bean flour 1/2 cup REAL Apricot Butter, Applesauce or light colored jam 5 teaspoons baking powder 2/3 cup tahini 4/3 cup nondairy milk 1…

Dill Poppy Seed Bread: Gluten-free

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This gluten-free, yeast bread is perfect for sandwiches. I like it because I can make very thin slices with it. I usually make one standard loaf and 2 mini loaves. I like to slice the mini loaves and toast them to use a crackers with dip. 1 1/2 cups brown rice flour 1 1/2 cups…

Pumpkin Spice Muffins: Gluten-free

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For Thanksgiving morning breakfast or any chilly morning, we recommend these Pumpkin Spice Muffins. They are easy to make and get you into the spirit of pumpkin and spice and everything nice. 3 cups all purpose gluten-free flour (We use Bob’s Red Mill) 2 teaspoons baking soda 2 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2 cups water…

Challah Bread Braided: Gluten-free

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Gluten-free breads can be tricky to shape. Here is my recipe for a gluten-free Challah bread that can be braided. Another one you might try is the Round Challah Bread, Guten-Free recipe which is much simpler to make. 2 1/2 cups rice flour 1 cup potato starch 1/2 cup tapioca flour 1 1/2 cups All…

Raisin Bread – Gluten-free

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What is it about raisins and cinnamon that make bread irresistibly good? With or without raisins, this gluten-free yeast bread is delicious. It slices perfectly. 1 1/2 cups brown rice flour 1 1/2 cups garbanzo flour 2 cups potato starch 1 cup tapioca flour 4 teaspoons xanthan gum salt – up to 1 teaspoon (OPTIONAL…

Yeast Bread – Gluten-free

I have always loved baking bread, from the mixing to the fragrant smells coming from the oven, to finally eating it. Now I am discovering the world of bread baking without gluten and the varieties seem infinite. The gluten-free choices of bread mixes are staggering and exciting, with flours from grains and legumes – millet,…

Chickpea Flour Flatbread: Gluten-free

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This is a variation of Socca. It is the easiest flatbread you can make. It’s always a delightful surprise to see the liquid batter come out of the oven as bread after baking. Most of our recipes here are gluten-free. Check them out at the RECIPES tab above. 2 cups chickpea flour (more if needed)…

Shortcake: Gluten-free

Perfect with strawberries and cashew cream, this shortcake is light and not sweet balancing the sweetness of the berries. 2 1/4 cups all-purpose gluten free four (Bob’s Redmill) 1 teaspoon xanthan gum 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 tablespoon sugar (evaporated cane juice) 1/2 cup shortening: (I use Earth Balance buttery spread)…

Sesame Seed Burger Buns: Gluten-free

This gluten-free hamburger bun goes great with the Black Bean burger and melted almond cheese. 2 3/4 cups all-purpose gluten free four (Bob’s Redmill) 1 teaspoon xanthan gum 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 2 tablespoons apple sauce 1/4 cup Earth Balance buttery spread or shortening 1 cup unsweetened soy milk 1 tablespoons…

Corn Bread: Gluten-Free

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I like cornbread made with… corn! Corn bread is best with juicy corn kernels baked into the batter. You can baked the batter in a pan and cut it into squares for a Thanksgiving dinner or bake individual muffins for a weekend breakfast.             1 cup cornmeal 1 cup Bob’s…

Biscuits: Gluten-Free

These are so simple, so tasty, so perfect. With Bob’s Red Mill All Purpose Flour made with garbanzo and fava bean flours it’s hard to believe these yummy delights are good for you! 2 cups all-purpose gluten free four (Bob’s Redmill) 1 teaspoon xanthan gum 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 2 tablespoons…

Challah Bread

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The Challah is a bread traditionally prepared for the three meals of the Jewish Sabbath. It is made with a large number of eggs, but in this vegan recipe I use soy lecithin. People who have eaten this bread have loved it, and cannot tell that there are no eggs. 1 package active dry yeast…