Tagged with Gluten Free

Wild Rice & Chickpea Salad (Gluten Free, Vegan)

Seems lately grains have gotten a bad wrap in the press.  I do agree that some people tend to do better on a lower grain diet, especially gluten containing grains, but not everyone needs to toss out their whole grains just yet.  They can be a great source of fiber, prebiotics, protein, B vitamins, and trace minerals.  The … Continue reading

Banana Muffins (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

After the success I had baking the gluten free soda bread recently, I’m all of a sudden motivated to try more gluten free baking.  I found a recipe for low carb/low sugar, gluten free banana bread but was too hungry to wait the full 50 minutes they take to cook.  So I modified the recipe to … Continue reading

Soda Bread (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

Truth be told, I’m not much of a baker.  I have a hard time following precise directions when it comes to recipes and now that I’m gluten free I find these ingredients to be a little intimidating.  The one thing I used to bake consistently though was soda bread for St. Patrick’s day.  So when I saw … Continue reading

Haluski! (gluten & dairy free)

I had never heard of Haluski, a traditional Polish favorite of sweet cabbage and noodles but after watching Guy Fieri make “Holy Haluski!” on the Today show, I was hooked.  Carmelized cabbage and onions with salty bacon and sweet peas, who wouldn’t be enticed?!  But the dietititian in me wanted to see if it was … Continue reading

Cooking with Quinoa: 15 Recipes

Quinoa, pronounced “keen-wah,” is a South American grain, considered to be a superfood, a great source of protein, iron, folate (needed for healthy pregnancy), magnesium (good for people with migraines) and fiber.  Not only is it high in protein but it’s amino acid profile makes it more of a complete protein than many other vegetarian sources of protein.  … Continue reading