Heather’s Gluten Free Oat Bread

When I lived in Seattle after college my good friend Heather, made this lovely oat bread every week. I will always have fond memories of eating it, still warm, surrounded by some of my closest friends in our little kitchen in Pacific Northwest. This recipe is adapted from the Moosewood Cookbook by Mollie Katzen asContinue reading “Heather’s Gluten Free Oat Bread”

Oranges in a Star Anise and Cinnamon Syrup

Oranges are the star of the show in the middle of winter. I prepared these oranges as a bright addition to our Sunday brunch. They would also make a lovely dessert with espresso and biscotti. Save the syrup in the refrigerator and you will be all set for your next cocktail.   Ingredients: 8 orangesContinue reading “Oranges in a Star Anise and Cinnamon Syrup”

Gluten-Free Strawberry Clafoutis

This lovely spring breakfast recipe was inspired by a clafoutis recipe I saw in Clotilde Dusoulier’s “The French Market Cookbook.” It’s one of my favorite cookbooks with fantastic menu ideas for all seasons. Ingredients: 2/3 cup almond flour 1/2 cup gluten-free flour blend (store bought or I use this recipe: https://tangerineandspice.com/category/gluten-free-lemon-desserts) 1/2 cup cane sugarContinue reading “Gluten-Free Strawberry Clafoutis”

Gluten-Free Salted Apple Bread

As it turns out, spring has not arrived early and on this cold day, I found myself craving a rich apple bread to enjoy with a cup of tea. This bread was inspired by a recipe in the Ovenly cookbook, by Agatha Kulaga and Erin Patinkin. Ingredients: 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted 1/4 cup unsaltedContinue reading “Gluten-Free Salted Apple Bread”

Gluten-Free Strawberry Cornmeal Muffins

I recently found some beautiful looking cornmeal from Songbird Farm in Maine. It’s made from Abenaki Flint corn which is uniquely adapted to New England’s short growing season. It’s slightly sweet and nutty with flecks of deep yellow and red. I have visions of spring in my mind this week so I decided to makeContinue reading “Gluten-Free Strawberry Cornmeal Muffins”

Gluten-free Lime Pound Cake

In these winter months when citrus fruits are at their best, I love to use them in cakes, muffins, tarts, salads and more. This recipe was adapted from the NY Times Key Lime Pound Cake by Kim Severson. I used a gluten-free flour blend adapted from Dana at the minimalist baker: http://minimalistbaker.com/diy-gluten-free-flour-blend/. Gluten-free Flour Blend 1Continue reading “Gluten-free Lime Pound Cake”

Steel Cut Oats with Cranberries and Orange

It’s that kind of day- dreary and cold. The whole family needed something to brighten the morning so I decided to combine two of my favorite things- oatmeal and cranberry sauce. I prepped the oats the night before using the tried and true Cooks Illustrated recipe (https://www.cooksillustrated.com/recipes/7020-ten-minute-steel-cut-oatmeal). I whipped up the cranberry sauce in theContinue reading “Steel Cut Oats with Cranberries and Orange”

Healthy Almond Butter and Chocolate Energy Bars (with Chia and Flax seeds)

How of many you need quick healthy snacks that can be tucked in your bag for work or school? My daughter who is a competitive swimmer loves to fill her swim backpack with various healthy granola bars to be devoured after two hours in the pool. She can tear through a box of bars inContinue reading “Healthy Almond Butter and Chocolate Energy Bars (with Chia and Flax seeds)”