Chicken Paprikesque

To make this non-traditional, but delicious Hungarian meal, brown 3-4 lbs of chicken pieces in canola oil over medium-high heat. Remove the chicken and sautee 1 chopped onion and 3 cloves of minced garlic. Turn off the heat and add 3 Tbsp gluten-free oat flour and 3 Tbsp ground chili California. Stir in a puree of 3 oz beets, a 4 oz can of mild green chilis, and 4 tomatillos without the seeds. Also stir in one cup of chicken broth. Put the chicken into the mixture and simmer for 15-20 minutes. Serve over noodles and enjoy!

Deep-Dark Chocolate Cake

Dissolve 1 cup of dark baking cocoa in 1 cup of very hot milk. Whisk in 1 cup of hot espresso. Set mixture aside to cool completely. Mix together 2 3/4 cup wheat-free flour mixture, 1/2 tsp salt, and 1 tsp baking soda. Set aside. On low speed, cream 1 1/2 sticks butter adding 3/4 cup canola oil and 1 1/2 cups sugar in small amounts, mixing constantly to form soft peaks. Mix in 4 large eggs, one at a time. Make batter by adding chocolate mixture and dry ingredients in alternating thirds to creamed butter and sugar mixture. Mix until just combined. Pour batter immediately into prepared 8 inch round cake pans and let stand at room temperature for 8-10 minutes. Bake for 40-50 minutes at 350ᵒF.

Wheat-Free Cornbread

I have fond childhood memories of big, fluffy cornbread muffins with honey butter served as an appetizer or with hot soup. Maybe that’s why I still love it so much. This wheat-free cornbread recipe is nearly the same as a recipe with wheat, but the slight differences are very important. The gluten in wheat acts…

Fluffy Pancakes

In a medium bowl, whisk together 2 cups gluten-free flour, 1 Tbsp baking powder, 3/4 tsp salt, and 3 Tbsp flax meal. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture, add 3 eggs and 1 1/2 Tbsp canola oil. Whisk until smooth. Add 1 1/2 cups milk, 1/2 cup at a time, whisking until smooth again. Rest batter for 7 minutes; then cook over medium-low heat.

Maple Spice Granola Base

To make a delicious granola, mix 3 cups old-fashioned oats, 2 Tbsp brown sugar, 3/4 tsp salt, 3/4 tsp cinnamon, 1/4 tsp nutmeg, 3/4 tsp ginger, 1/4 cup canola oil, and 2 Tbsp maple syrup in a 9 x 13 ceramic baking pan. Bake at 300°F for 24 minutes, stirring every 8 minutes. Let cool, add your favorites nuts and/or dried fruit, and enjoy!