All posts tagged: Gluten-free diet

Friday Night Pizza

Friday night is approaching. The best night of the weekend — it’s the kickoff, the night that starts it all. There’s nothing like spending it with my sisters; good food, wine, and great conversation and laughter (the kind that makes your belly ache). That’s a recipe for a relaxing, enjoying-the-moment kind of night. Now let’s add pizza to the mix! It goes well with wine and is part of the entertainment as pizza topping ideas are conjured up. I was a little worried about keeping with my new gluten-free and dairy-free diet, but my sisters saw it as a cooking challenge which resulted in a couple, pretty darn-good pies! With Whole Food’s store-bought, gluten-free crust and Daiya vegan cheese, taste wasn’t sacrificed for dietary modifications. The Name of the Game The way we decide on how to make a pizza is by taking turns calling out ingredients. This makes for some interesting pies! And that’s how this new Egg, Kale, Corn Pizza was born. Recipe Gluten-free crust (found at Whole Foods) Daiya cheese (on desired dairy-free …

Mini Peach Dutch Baby

Happy Friday! There’s nothing like a Saturday brunch to start off the weekend right. I have fond memories of watching cartoons on a Saturday morning with my sisters while Mom baked a Dutch baby in the oven. The anticipation of brunch was always exciting (and still is)! I’ve taken a huge risk modifying my mom’s recipe, since it is already so delicious, but I am curious to try substitutions that make it gluten-free and healthier. Here it goes, my little Dutch baby experiment! A Dutch baby is a German pancake, much like a sweet popover. It’s light and moist, and makes a wonderful breakfast (or even a dessert, if you add chocolate and strawberries). I always had it served with fresh peaches, sour cream for a cool and tart contrast, and dusted with powdered sugar. This recipe is so simple and doesn’t take long to cook. The original recipe uses white flour, milk, butter and sour cream. But today I experiment with gluten-free four, almond milk, olive oil instead of butter and plain yogurt as a substitute for …