Breads

Matzos, Matzohs, Matzahs

  It took a global pandemic to inspire me to make matzo! We had a family Passover seder on Zoom and I wanted to bring matzo to our table. I made two kinds, one with heirloom Einkorn wheat flour and the other with Oat flour.   I like to bake them on a pizza stone…

Mini Banana Date Walnut Oat Bread Loaves, Wheat-Free

When I was young, on special occasions we would go to Cookie’s Steak Pub at the Walt Whitman Mall in Huntington Station, NY 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…

Blueberry Better-Than-Bran Muffins, Vegan, Gluten-Free, SOS-Free

This is a hearty muffin recipe. This recipe does not use an All Purpose Gluten-Free Flour that typically contains starches. Instead, only whole grains are used along with a little Garbanzo Bean Flour. Ingredients: 1 cup Rolled Oats or Steel Cut Oats (or Oat flour) 3/4 cup Millet (or Millet Flour) 1/4 Flax Seeds (or…

Pumpkin Bread, Vegan & Gluten-Free

Fall is in the air. How about making Pumpkin Bread this weekend? Ingredients: 2 cups all purpose gluten-free flour (we use Bob’s Red Mill All Purpose Baking Flour, Gluten Free) 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons xanthan gum 1 fifteen-ounce can pumpkin purée 2/3 cup packed brown sugar 1 tablespoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoons allspice…

The Everything Flatbread

  Ingredients: 2 cups organic Garbanzo Bean Flour ( we love Namaste Raw Goods) 1 teaspoon organic Turmeric 2 teaspoon organic Onion Powder 2 teaspoons organic Parsley 2 teaspoons organic Rosemary 2 teaspoons organic Nutritional Yeast 2 teaspoons organic Poppy Seeds 2 teaspoons organic Caraway Seeds 2 teaspoons organic Sunflower Seeds 2 teaspoons organic Pumpkin…

Brown Sugar Cinnamon Biscuits, gluten-free

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 2 1/2 cups all-purpose gluten-free flour (we use Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free 1-To-1…

The China Study Family Cookbook DOUGHNUTS!

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…

Vegan Panettone

  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

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

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)
 2…

Gary’s Rustic Bread, gluten-free

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

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

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

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…

Vegan Challah Bread, Round – Gluten-free

  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

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

  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

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

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

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…