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Gluten Free Cooking

The gluten we are currently eating is not what our grandparents ate. Today’s gluten has been hybridized and processed and saturated with glyphosate (Roundup) a pesticide commonly used in the harvesting of wheat. Gluten is a common food sensitivity. Gluten has been found to negatively impact our gut lining leading to an immune response that can set us up for systemic inflammation and symptoms. Unfortunately, many gluten-free food options are not always healthy alternatives. Homemade Gluten-Free Flour Blend   4 ½ cups plus 1/3 cup white rice flour 1 2/3 cups brown rice flour 1 1/3 cup potato starch ¾ cup tapioca starch 3 T nonfat milk powder Whisk together all ingredients in a large bowl until well combined. Transfer to an airtight container and refrigerate for up to 3 months. Can freeze for up...

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Celiac Gluten Free Lifestyles & Food Labeling

Are you suffering from Celiac disease or living a Gluten-Free Lifestyle? It's complicated to shop for Gluten-Free products. Not only are there specific labels to look for, but we also need to be careful of products that inadvertently come in contact with Gluten. Thrive's Registered Dietitian Annette Habecker helps break it down for you and how to recognize which labels are certified gluten-free and identify unpackaged foods to stay away from. https://vimeo.com/410305839  ...


Caribbean Chicken and "Rice"

Thankful for our friends at the Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen for this delectable Caribbean Chicken and "Rice" recipe. Ingredients 4 c. riced cauliflower 1/4 c. water 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast cutlets 2 tsp. olive oil 1/4 c. sweetened cream of coconut 2 tbsp. Hot sauce 2 limes, halved 1 (15-oz.) can black beans, rinsed and drained Cilantro, chopped, for garnish Directions Combine riced cauliflower and water; cover with vented plastic wrap and microwave on High 6 minutes. Meanwhile, brush chicken with olive oil; season all over with 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Grill on medium 5 minutes, turning over once halfway through. Whisk together sweetened cream of coconut and hot sauce; brush onto chicken. Grill until cooked through (165°F), about 5 minutes longer, brushing and turning 2 more times. Grill 2 limes, halved, until lightly charred, 2 to 3 minutes. Toss cooked...

Vegan Baked Pears with Gluten Free Crumbles and Coconut Milk Whipped Cream

[caption id="attachment_1628" align="aligncenter" width="494"] Photo Courtesy of Kraft Canada[/caption] Baked Pears with Gluten Free Oat Crumbles and Coconut Milk Whipped Cream Are you looking for a naturally sweet gluten free vegan dessert to add to your Holiday Menu? Then give these Baked Pears with Oat Crumbles and Coconut Milk Whipped Cream. It is sure to impress your guests and leave them wanting more! Ingredients 4 D'Anjou Pears, rinsed and patted dry 2tsp melted coconut oil, plus extra for greasing 1/4 cup pure maple syrup 1 cup almond flour 1/4 tsp cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon sea salt Coconut whipped cream, for topping Directions: Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Lightly grease a 9x13 baking dish with coconut oil. Slice each pear in half. Using a cookie scoop or melon baller, scoop out the seeds of each pear half. Add...

Breakfast (Or Anytime) Cookies

Who says you can’t have cookies for breakfast? These gluten-free, vegan delights are packed with protein and are delicious, too.  These cookies are great for busy mornings or as a nutritious snack!   Ingredients 2/3 cup almond butter ¼ cup coconut oil ¼ cup maple syrup 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce 1 cup gluten-free oats ½ cup gluten-free oat flour (or ground oats) ¼ cup almond meal 2 Tablespoons flaxseeds 2 Tablespoons raw, shelled hemp seeds 1 teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon salt ½ cup raisins ½ cup crushed walnuts Cooking Instructions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees (F). In a small saucepan over low heat, melt the almond butter, coconut oil, maple syrup, and applesauce until fully combined and melted – about 3 minutes. In a large mixing bowl, whisk...