Whether leftover or made from scratch, one of the many ways to use polenta is to make polenta balls filled with a stringy Italian Gorgonzola cheese. I made them from scratch using instant polenta, then fried; after all, they’re meant to be something tasty and quick to prepare.
You can also stuff...
Scotch eggs are seasoned ground meat of your choice wrapped around a peeled boiled egg, which can be semi-soft or hard cooked prior to the wrapping. Then, they’re typically rolled in breading, usually breadcrumbs. I went for coconut flakes instead. And, I used a large duck egg, which will...
I have never liked the generic dish called “meatloaf”, but I at that time, I was involved in a Farmer’s Market sort of pastured “Meatshare”, and close to half the meat obtained for that six-month membership...was ground meat. Good stuff, but I needed to expand my wings with it.
Carnation brought out a vegan condensed milk late last year (Note this is made with gluten free oats but some people with gluten issues can also be sensitive to even gluten-free oats). So, bring on the pudding experiments! This was delicious. A firm cream cheese makes a big difference. This...
Turmeric and Tarragon Seasoned Deviled Eggs
My husband likes his boiled eggs soft-to-medium boiled. He eats a couple a day as an afternoon snack, so I make them in batches of 6 eggs at a time every few days. About 1 out of 7 times I overcook them, LOL. Today was one of those days. I ate...
Turmeric Salad Dressing
This tangy, brightly colored salad dressing will add some color and zing to your salad vegetables and greens! It has turmeric, garlic, honey, ginger, almond butter, and more (see recipe for marinade): Recipe - Turmeric and Almond Butter Marinade
I used the mandarin...
Gluten free Mac and Cheese
500g corn pasta (or any other gluten-free macaroni)
1.5 cup cheddar cheese
1 cup gruyere cheese
½ cup parmesan (to garnish)
3 tbsp butter
600 ml milk
1/2 cup pasta water
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1 tsp cayenne...
The chestnut season is starting here. The roast chestnut vendors appear on the street in November. We both love chestnuts. This weekend we will collaborate to make this. NB the gluten free bit has not relevance to us but it may help some.
225 g (approx 8 oz) dark chocolate
I made this back when I was eating essentially Paleo (no grains) at least as to what I cooked at home. Back in the early 2010's. I was still able to eat pine nuts then. I made these for a bake sale at work.
GLUTEN FREE MUFFINS WITH ALMOND MEAL, SQUASH AND BLUEBERRIES
3 cups almond meal...
This creamy, sweet, vegan, dairy-free and gluten free chocolate pudding is delicious and easy to make! My husband was amazed that it did not have real milk or eggs in it, he loved it!
This recipe makes a deep, dark chocolate flavor. If you prefer a lighter, more milk-chocolatey...
So I had a few cups of almond solids leftover from when I made almond milk. After drying the solids in the oven on low heat, I had just about 2 cups of coarse almond meal. I decided to make a mock "graham cracker" pie crust with it. The result was pretty awesome!
This pie crust is vegan and...
Almond Butter Mousse:
Well, I already had some homemade almond milk and homemade almond butter on hand, so I decided to turn it into a dessert: almond butter mousse. I looked online for recipes and couldn't find anything quite like this, so I just gave it a shot and it worked!
Creamy Almond Butter Recipe
Yields approximately 2 cups of almond butter
2 cups roasted and lightly salted almonds
4 tsp Canola oil or other light oil
1 dash sea salt, if needed
1 pinch sugar, if needed
It's super easy to make your own almond butter in a food processor to use...
Almond Milk Recipe
Yields approximately 2 cups
Making your own nutritious almond milk is easy to do and takes only a few ingredients. Typical almond milk from the grocery store has additives to make it thicker and creamier, as well as preservatives to make it last longer. You can drink almond...