Posts tagged "chocolate chips"

Gluten-Free Chewy Chocolate Chip/Toffee Cookies

Before baking.  Notice the size of the cookie
I have been baking and cooking for many years and when I see a recipe I can tell right away if it’s going to taste good or will it need some tweaking.    I have yet to find a recipe that does not need an extra ingredient or maybe deleting one will make the food tastier.  Either... Read more »

Gluten-Free Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Josh, my middle son is preparing to take the Bar Exam in two weeks.  While studying (I assume, more rant on this later) he came across a recipe for gluten-free vegan chocolate chip cookies.  I should ask him if the recipe was under Torts or Constitutional Law. I will give him credit for discovering this tasty... Read more »

Vegan Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Banana Fig Bread

Rachel, my sons’ girlfriend, who like me is gluten-free, has decided to start baking.  She ran across a recipe for vegan gluten-free chocolate chip banana fig bread.  She emailed me the recipe and I changed it.  I don’t think I have ever followed a recipe.  I don’t know why, but I just have this experimental gene... Read more »

Corn The New Allergy That Gluten-Free Bodies Cannot Differentiate

If gluten-free allergy wasn’t enough to deter any type of tasty eating or a resemblance of any type of life, a new product has the same effect: corn.  Yes, corn the vegetable.  It seems that your body can’t differentiate between gluten, corn and dairy (not a problem for us vegans).  If you have been getting... Read more »

VGF Oatmeal Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

vgf Oatmeal Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies in a cookie jar
Who can resist a cookie or even cookie dough?  Nice part of vegan and gluten-free cookie dough is that there isn’t raw liquid chicken (eggs) in the batter therefore it is safe to consume.  Making my porridge this morning for breakfast I happen to notice an oatmeal cookie recipe on the back of the package.... Read more »

Oreo's GF Life is Great!!!

Trader Joe's VGF amazingly delicious cookies
Just when you believe you are doomed to store bought stale blah cookies, life turns around and there is the Oreo GF waiting for me (you too!!).  Trader Joe’s  [(TJ's) (I don't work for them or are paid by them, though they should compensate me for loving their products!)] brought in three absolutely delicious cookies but only one... Read more »

Breakfast VGF Style!

Waffles with crunchy peanut butter and a sprinkle of sesame seeds.
My favorite meal of the day is breakfast, I could eat it at every meal.  From muffins to pancakes to waffles and to the old standby; oatmeal.  Yet, as a vegan and gluten-free it has become quite a problem, for you see all the above are laden with eggs, milk and all sorts of carcass... Read more »

Chocolate Chip Blueberry Banana Muffin

Chocolate Chip Blueberry Banana Muffin
A Chocolate Chip Blueberry Banana Muffin for breakfast with melted vegan butter is orgasmic.  Today is my husband’s birthday and I thought I would delight him with a homemade muffin.  Keep in mind that the man is not vegan nor gluten-free, but I had 3 banana’s that looked like something needed to be done with... Read more »