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Gluten-Free Rolls

Gluten-Free Buns

When my daughter found out she had a gluten intolerance we removed all bread, crackers, and food that had gluten. We found it difficult to maintain. So I started researching and trying to created gluten-free options. These need a muffin tin, bread pan or metal bowl to support the dough rising.

We mad hoagie rolls and hamburger buns for those in the pictures.

Ingredients

1 T Dry Active Yeast
1/4 cup Honey
1/4 cup Olive Oil
1/2 cup Luke Warm Water
1/2 cup Potato Flakes
1/2 tsp Salt
1 cup Hot Water
2 Eggs
1 cup Tapioca Flour
3 cups Bob’s Red Mill 1 to 1 Baking Flour
3 T Butter Melted

Directions

Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees. Mix together yeast, honey, oil, and luke warm water. Allow to rise for 15 minutes.

Combined potato flakes, salt, and hot water.

Add potato mixture, and eggs to the yeast mixture. Stir in flours.Gluten-Free Buns

Grease pans with cooking spray. Form into buns and place in pans.

Raise for 20 minutes.

Brush each bun with melted butter. Bake for 20 minutes.

Gluten-Free Buns

Gluten-Free Buns

 

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Gluten Free White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

Gluten Free White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies are one of my daughters favorite treats, so of course I would need to create a recipe that she can enjoy.

Ingredients

2 cups Sugar
2 cup Unsalted Butter
3 Eggs
1 T Vanilla
1 tsp Salt
1 tsp Baking Soda
1 tsp Baking Powder
3 cups Bod’s Red Mill 1to1 Baking Flour
1 cup Macadamia Nuts chopped
11 oz White Chocolate Chips

Directions

Pre-heat oven to 350. Cream together butter and sugar. Add in eggs and vanilla. Stir in salt, baking soda, baking powder, and flour until well mixed. Add nuts and chips. Use parchment paper or silpat mat on cookie sheet. Drop mixture onto cookie sheet, 6 to a tray. Theses spread out out. Bake for 10 – 12 minutes.

Gluten Free White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookie Dough
Gluten Free White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookie Dough on cookie sheet
Gluten Free White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies Baked

You can also place dough on a prepared cookie sheet and freeze for 6-8 hours before placing in an air tight container so you can bake them in smaller batches. When baking from frozen add 2 minutes to bake time.

 

Blue Cheese Crusted Salmon

Blue Cheese Crusted Salmon

This recipe is where it all began. About 16 years ago Joseph had Blue Cheese Crusted Salmon at a restaurant, but he knew we could do it better. So we started playing around with it. This has truly become a family favorite. We love serving it with Caesar Salad.

Ingredients

1-2 Salmon Fillets skinned and boned
8 oz Panko Bread Crumbs
4 oz Blue Cheese
1/4 Dehydrated Onions
3 T Tarragon
1 tsp Granulated Garlic
2 Eggs
2 T Olive Oil
1/4 – 1/2 cup Olive Oil for pan searing

Directions

Cut Salmon Fillet into the portion sizes you desire.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

In a blender or food processor combined bread crumbs, blue cheese, onions, tarragon, and garlic. Blend together well.

In a bowl large enough for Salmon pieces to fit in beat eggs and 2 T Olive Oil. In a second large bowl pour approximately 1/4 of the bread crumb mixture.

Blue Cheese Salmon Preperation

Prepare a cookie sheet with parchment paper to place the seared Salmon on for Baking.

Preheat a large skillet to Medium High with 2-3 T of Olive Oil to sear the Salmon. One piece at a time dip into the egg mixture coating completely. Allow excess eggs to drip back into the bowl. Immediately dip in bread crumb mixture coating completely.

Coating Salmon
Immediately add to skillet to sear until golden brown on each side. Place seared Salmon on prepared cookie sheet.

Searing Salmon

Repeat with each piece of Salmon adding bread crumbs as needed to the bowl. (Unused bread crumbs that have not be in the dipping bowl can be frozen for another time.)

When all pieces are seared bake at 350 for 15 minutes. Allow to rest for 5 minutes before serving.

Gluten Free Chocolate Delight

Gluten Free Chocolate Delight

This recipe is a spin off of my Cherry Cordial Bars. It was created for my daughter and friends who are gluten intolerant and have Celiac Disease. It is best served with a spoon rather than cut into bars.

Cake Ingredients

12 oz Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips
1 cup Unsalted Butter
3/4 cup Truvia for Baking
3/4 cup Pure Cane Sugar
1/2 tsp Sea Salt
1 T Pure Vanilla
6 Large Eggs
1 cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder

Filling Ingredients

8 oz Softened Cream Cheese
1 Large Egg
1/4 cup Pure Cane Sugar
21 oz can of Pie Filling (Cherry, Strawberry, Blackberry, or Raspberry)

Directions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

In a microwave safe bowl melt chocolate chips and butter on half power for 3 minutes. Remove from microwave and stir until completely smooth. Return to microwave for 30-60 seconds on half power if there are still chucks of chocolate chips and stir until smooth. Chocolate and Butter

Stir in sugars, salt, and vanilla.

Whisk together the eggs. Add beaten eggs and cocoa powder and mix util well combined.Chocolate Delight

In a separate bowl combine the following filling ingredients: egg, sugar, and cream cheese. Stir until well combined.Cream Cheese Filling Spoon half the cake batter into the bottom of a greased pan. (9×9 for thicker or 9×13 for thinner) Gently pour cheese mixture over cake. Gently spoon pie filling over cream cheese filling. Cover with remaining cake batter. Assembling Chocolate Delight

Bake for 25-35 minutes until top is completely cooked. It can be eaten warm or cold. Refrigerate once cool if you are not going to eat warm.

Red Alfredo Chicken & Shrimp

Red Alfredo Chicken and Shrimp

We love playing with flavors at our house. This sauce is a family creation for our Father’s Day Dinner.

Ingredients

2 T Olive Oil
1 T Garlic
1 1/2 lbs of Raw Peeled & Tailed Shrimp
12 oz Diced Chicken Thighs
1 T Olive Oil
1 cup Chopped Onions
1 cup Sliced Mushrooms
Red Alfredo Sauce
2 cups Green Beans (cut into bite size pieces)
1 cup Zucchini

 

Direction

Dice chicken thighs. Cut vegetables. In a large saute pan on medium heat add olive oil, garlic and shrimp. Cook until shrimp is pink. Remove from pan and set aside.
Shrimp & GarlicAdd diced chicken to pan and cook completely. Remove and set aside with shrimp.

ChickenSaute onions and mushrooms in 1 T olive oil. Remove from pan and set aside.

Onions & Mushrooms

Make Red Alfredo Sauce in pan.

Red Alfredo Sauce

Add Shrimp, Chicken, Onions, Mushrooms, Green Beans, and Zucchini. Simmer for 10 -15 minutes for vegetables to cook.

Coming together - Red Alfredo Chicken & Shrimp

Serve in a bowl and sprinkle with Parmesan Cheese.

 

 

Gorgonzola Cream Sauce

Gorgonzola Cream Sauce

This sauce was created for Grilled Chicken Gorgonzola Gnocchi. It is also good as a pizza sauce and over vegetables.

Ingredients

3 T Butter
3 T Flour
1/4 tsp Black Pepper
Pinch of Salt
2 Cups Half & Half
1 1/2 cup Gorgonzola Cheese
1/2 cup Shredded Parmesan Cheese

Directions

  1. Melt butter in medium sauce pan over medium heat.
  2. Stir in flour until smooth.
  3. Wisk in half & half and cook until it coats the wisk and begins to thinken.
  4. Wisk in gorgonzola cheese until smooth.
  5. Wisk in parmesan cheese until smooth.

 

 

Red Alfredo Sauce

Red Alfredo Sauce

We love playing with flavors at our house. This sauce is a family creation. Use with pasta, as pizza sauce and more.

Ingredients

1/4 cup Butter
1/4 cup Arrowroot
1/4 tsp Salt
3 cups Half & Half
1 1/2 cups Parmesan Cheese Shreds
2 tsp Fresh Basil Chopped
2 tsp Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
1/3 cup Sun-dried Tomatoes Chopped

Directions

In a sauce pan combined butter, arrowroot, and salt . Stir in half & half shimmer for 2 minutes. Add in Parmesan cheese.  Add in basil, red pepper and tomatoes.

Red Alfredo Sauce Process