Archives for posts tagged ‘amaranth’

Gluten-Free Grains In The Rice Cooker

Until now I have been wary of using a rice cooker, because of the toxic chemicals in the non-stick coating. However, last week I bought a new rice cooker with a stainless steel bowl and it is changing my cooking world.  Not only does it cook perfect brown rice, but I’ve discovered it can cook all kinds […]

“Buttermilk” Amaranth Pancakes

Though I haven’t written about it in awhile, I have been experimenting with recipes from the Sally Fallon cookbook Nourishing Traditions and at the same time tweaking some of my old recipes. Here’s an adaptation of my old brown rice flour & amaranth pancakes using the traditional method of soaking the flour overnight.  This accomplishes […]

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Sugar-Free Pumpkin Pie

  Since we are going out of town for Thanksgiving, I decided to make my pumpkin pie a week early.  I have been making this pie for three years in a row now, since it is the best-tasting gluten-free, dairy-free, sugar-free pumpkin pie recipe I have found.  I’ve served it to family members who are unable […]

Pumpkin Cookies

I am temporarily removing this post because a few days after refrigerating these cookies, something kind of unappetizing happened with their appearance….going to fine-tune the recipe before posting it again:)

Hot Amaranth Cereal

  When I first went gluten-free, dairy-free and sugar-free, the most difficult transition for me was breakfast.  That’s because for years I ate cereal, pastries and bagels almost every morning.  I despaired over how I would possibly replace those convenient foods that satisfied my morning sweet cravings.  I spent about the first year of my new diet […]

Blueberry Amaranth Pancakes

  Who says breakfast is the most difficult meal for the gluten-intolerant?  Granted, I don’t always have time to cook in the morning, but on those days that I do, I enjoy creating a delicious, healthy, nutritious breakfast more than any other meal.  Pancakes were always my favorite breakfast when I was a kid, and […]

Guide To Cooking Gluten-Free Grains

This is a guide to cooking all kinds of gluten-free whole grains.  Some work well as a side dish with a dinner entree, others are perfect for a hot breakfast cereal.  Most of these whole grains can be found in the bulk food section of your local health food store.  If you cannot find quinoa flakes […]