Posts in category "Vegan and Gluten-Free"

Non-Yeast Soft and Chewy Seeded Bread

As a substitute teacher at the local high school I am called when a teacher is sick, her kid is sick or she has a meeting to attend, otherwise I get to stay home and figure out what to do with my day.  Today is one of those days that I am home and I... Read more »

Vegan Gluten-Free Cheesy Bread with Pre-Mixed Flour

It is -40 degrees Fahrenheit here in the windy city;  the schools are closed as are many other government agencies (wow, what a shocker!) so what a better day than to bake bread and not just any bread but Gluten-Free (gf) Bread.  In the past without much success I have mixed gf flours together and... Read more »

Pumpkin Cake Dessert Recipe Vegan and Gluten-Free

I have seriously outdone myself.  I saw a recipe on Facebook using a box mix of angel food cake and two jars of lemon pie filling, mixed together to make what looks like a moist delicious cake.  Two ingredient cake seemed so simple and it looked so good.  Yeah, it’s just not going to work... Read more »
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Basics of Vegan and Gluten-Free Eating

Basics.  What is gluten?    Gluten is a protein composite found in foods processed from wheat and related grain species, including barley and rye. (Wikipedia) Where is gluten found?  Bread products, baked goods, pizza, imitation meats, beer, soy sauce, ice cream, ketchup, salad dressing and basically anything that has more than one ingredient.  If you are... Read more »

VGF Information on Health

Today an all informative session on what you knew or didn’t know and needed to be reminded of or it is just good info. High Cholesterol…snacking on 3 almonds a day can decrease your LDL levels by as much as 20%. Blues…eat folate-rich veggies like garbanzo beans, kidney beans, lentils, spinach and oranges to deter the... Read more »

Vegan Gluten-Free Easy Meals

It is not difficult to make a fast food meal when you are vegan and gluten-free.  It is as easy as opening the fridge and finding, avocado and gluten-free wraps.  A little hummus and you have a tasty wrap.  It is as easy as opening the freezer and finding frozen berries and frozen gluten-free pancakes... Read more »
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I CAN'T BELIEVE ITS NOT WHEAT BREAD: VEGAN GLUTEN-FREE REMAKE

I CAN'T BELIEVE ITS NOT WHEAT BREAD: VEGAN GLUTEN-FREE REMAKE
I have just baked the tastiest vegan gluten-free (vgf) sandwich bread.  It just came out of the oven, and not wanting to wait I sliced a piece added vegan butter and had a mouth orgasm.   Have I been a vgf person for so long that this has now become my bread and I no longer... Read more »

GFV Sugar Cookies

What is better than a warm cookie out of the oven?  It’s kind of tough when you have to worry about what is in the cookie that will give you a belly ache.  You’ve been to the GFV bakeries and the cookies are expensive and you don’t just want one cookie but a bunch.  It... Read more »

Vegan Gluten-Free Fast and Easy Snack

Vegan Gluten-Free Fast and Easy Snack
I’m so hungry.  I want something sweet, salty and really good.  In the fridge I have tangerines, blueberries, avocado and on the counter in my kitchen a banana.  What to do??  I took a cup of previously frozen blueberries (large bag at Costco, very inexpensive), chopped up the banana and ½ an avocado, peeled the... Read more »
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Freeze It!

Freeze It!
I love to freeze food.  Why?  Because I always have something to eat and it’s handy.  Feeding my 3 boys and a husband who are carcass eaters and at times will or won’t eat the dish I have prepared for my meal and also as an extension to their meal, can be challenging if not... Read more »