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Gluten-free, dairy-free asparagus and bacon crostini with fondue

Monday, June 27th, 2011

This is a gluten- and dairy-free adaption of a recipe by Gayle Jolee, who Nancy and I took cooking classes from. We learned a lot from her. One of the key ideas is mixing a variety of tastes and textures.
For the ingredients, I will list the ingredients as I actually made it, with the original […]

Simple banana desserts

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

Here are three quick and easy gluten- and dairy-free banana desserts.

Brown sugar
Dairy-free chocolate syrup (Onalaska is a good brand)
1 can coconut milk (regular, not lite)
1/2 cup sugar

Slice up the bananas and add one of the following toppings.
Chocolate syrup
Brown sugar and cinnamon to taste
Coconut cream. Open the can of coconut milk and drain off the liquid, […]

Gluten-free, dairy-free pie crust

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

Here is a pie crust recipe which is gluten- and dairy-free. This recipe creates one 9 inch pie crust.

1 1/2 cups gluten-free flour, measured after sifting (I like Bob’s Red Mill all-purpose GF baking flour)
1/2 cup shortening (we use Spectrum which is dairy- and soy-free, I believe)
1/2 teaspoon salt
8-10 tablespoons cooled (refrigerated) water. If making […]

Gluten-free, dairy-free brownies

Sunday, May 15th, 2011

Here is my classic brownie recipe, updated to be gluten- and dairy-free.

1 cup coconut oil (use butter if you don’t need to be dairy-free, but not margarine)
4 ounces baking chocolate (note that it is difficult / expensive to find baking chocolate that is guaranteed to be free of cross-contamination)
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
1 cup gluten-free flour, […]

Gluten-free, dairy-free spicy corn and pea stir-fry

Friday, May 13th, 2011

This is a nice alternative to straight cooked peas or corn.

1 can corn
1 can peas
1 tbsp coconut milk
ground red pepper or red pepper flakes
olive oil

Heat up a wok or skillet, then pour a little olive oil in it. Add the corn and the peas. Season with the ginger, cumin, red pepper, and garlic to taste. […]

Gluten-free, dairy-free Strawberry coconut cream macaroons

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

2-3 coconut macaroons per serving
3-4 strawberries per serving (depends on size)
1 can full-fat coconut milk
1/2 cup sugar
Make the coconut cream. This recipe is adapted from this dairy-free whipped cream recipe. Chill the sugar and coconut milk in the refrigerator for 24 hours. Chill the bowl and mixer for three hours. Drain off the water from […]