Pamela's Gluten Free Recipes

Daily forays into the kitchen for 1 celiac, 1 vegetarian, and 2 carnivores

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Cherry Banana Bread with Toasted Almonds

Posted in Brunch, Dessert, Dinner Party, Gluten Free by Pamela

  Today, I had planned on sharing a chicken and wild rice soup recipe, however I didn’t love the picture I captured at all – that happens, quite a bit judging by all the snaps sitting on my desktop screen that probably won’t get imported.   Instead, seeing that it’s well into the new year,… Continue reading

Key Lime Ricotta Cheesecake

Posted in Brunch, Dessert, Dinner Party, Gluten Free by Pamela

I am in the fortunate situation of celebrating Thanksgiving twice every year.  Once in October with my Canadian side, and again in November with all my American friends and family. Some years it is exactly the same dinner both times.  Other years, we vary it slightly to reflect the food allergies or aversions of our… Continue reading

Blueberry Lemon Quick Bread

Posted in Brunch, Dessert, Dinner Party, Gluten Free, Vegetarian by Pamela

Usually, I have this crazy notion that the baked goods I post here should be over the top, drool worthy, confections. When really, sometimes you just want a nice little loaf.  A basic recipe that doesn’t involve sourcing hard to find ingredients, especially those you have to order online, and then wait for delivery. Nope, this… Continue reading

Gluten Free Cinnamon Rolls

Posted in Dessert, Dinner Party, Gluten Free, Vegetarian by Pamela

There are a few gluten-free baked items that really intimidate me.  Croissants, Angle Food Cake and Cinnamon Rolls, for some reason they have always seemed daunting to me.  And, today I have finally ticked one off the list. Gluten Free Cinnamon Buns –  as it turns out, not very hard to make at all.  In fact… Continue reading

Triple Chocolate Holiday Cookies

Posted in Dessert, Dinner Party, Gluten Free by Pamela

When Holiday baking, don’t you feel you have to raise the bar a bit? Everyday oatmeal craisin cookies, while good, feel like a Monday morning snack. banana bread, a great accompaniment to a bagged lunch. Even my best lemon ricotta cheesecake, which is a favorite for dinner parties, just doesn’t feel special enough. So, I made… Continue reading

Pecan Pumpkin Pie with Brown Sugar Pecan Crumble

Posted in Dessert, Dinner Party, Gluten Free by Pamela

I had an incredibly hard decision to make this week.  To which, I gave many hours of thought, did some web surfing looking for inspiration; and leafed through many, many old-fashioned books. If you ask me to bring dessert to Thanksgiving, I do not take that task lightly.  It’s crucial to the day, don’t you think?… Continue reading

Almond Cornmeal Cake with Candied Lemons

Posted in Dessert, Dinner Party, Gluten Free by Pamela

If you are anything like me, you would have tons of recipes bookmarked on your computer, a huge pinterest collection, cooking magazines with the edges of certain pages turned down for further reference and notes on scraps of paper that loosely resemble a recipe for this or that.   Strangely enough, this cake was not… Continue reading

Banana Crumb Cake with Chocolate Almond Streusel

Posted in Dessert, Dinner Party, Gluten Free, Vegetarian by Pamela

While my kitchen may be awash in various types of cookbooks, I rarely use them as intended.  For me, they are more of a resource.  I flip through the pages, linger over the fabulous photos, looking for inspiration rather than instruction — most days. However,  this recipe that Ina Garten created is cake perfection.  I followed the instructions… Continue reading