Quickbreads: Gluten-Free

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…

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Blueberry Peanutbutter 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 1 cup garbanzo bean flour 1/3 cup sugar (evaporated cane juice) 5 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons xanthan gum 2/3 cup peanut butter (any other…

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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…

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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…

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Celebration Biscuits, gluten-free

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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…

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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…

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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. 2 cups Brown Rice Flour 1/3 cup Tapioca Flour 1/2 cup potato starch (corn starch or arrowroot may be substituted) 2 teaspoons baking soda 1/4 cup walnuts, chopped (any…

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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. 2 cups Brown Rice Flour 1/3 cup Tapioca Flour 1/2 cup potato starch 2 teaspoons baking soda 3 Tablespoons poppy seeds 2 Tablespoons sugar (evaporated cane…

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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…

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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…

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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 saute…

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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…

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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…

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Hot dog buns: Gluten-free

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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…

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Mini Banana Oat Bread Loaves, Wheat-Free

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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,…

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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…

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Rainforest Banana Oat Bread, Wheat-Free

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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…

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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…

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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 1/3 cup sugar (evaporated cane juice) 5 teaspoons baking powder 1 Tablespoon xanthan gum pinch salt (optional) 2/3 cup tahini 4/3 cup…

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Pumpkin Spice Muffins: Gluten-free

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Thanksgiving morning breakfast before the big meal of the day – Pumpkin Spice Muffins. They are easy to make and get you into the spirit of pumpkin and spice and everything nice. 2 cups White Rice Flour 1 cup Tapioca Flour 2 teaspoons Baking Soda 2 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2 cups water 1/4 cup…

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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)…

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Shortcake: Gluten-free

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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)…

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Sesame Seed Burger Buns: Gluten-free

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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…

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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…

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Biscuits: Gluten-Free

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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…

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