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PIe Crust

If you are like me, you love pies! But pie crust and gluten free do not mix well. I was diagnosed with celiac in the fall of 1998. I have searched far and wide for a “decent” pie crust. Substitution just doesn’t work in this setting. After much travail and trashing many pies, I have […]

Kombucha

For those that have received a SCOBY from me, here is the ratio for proper kombucha fermentation: 1 gallon filtered water 1 cup sugar (can be organic or just plain white sugar) 8 black tea bags (oolong and green tea are okay) 2 cups starter or apple cider vinegar DO list: Use glass jar to […]

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Home-made Enzymes

I got turned onto enzymes when I went to a party. The company was a “clean” cleaning products company. They had microfiber cloths, and all kinds of cleansers that had essential oils and their toilet cleaner was enzymes. Well, I didn’t really want to pay as much as they wanted for such a little bottle. […]

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Gluten Free Corn Dog Muffins

I don’t know about you, but I miss a good corn dog. We have been working on a recipe but hadn’t got it quite right. Well, leave it to my son, who has never cooked before to get it perfect his first time! Way to go Zach! Maybe he has cooking in his future, hmmm….  […]

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Gluten Free Fried Chicken

The one thing almost everyone on a gluten free diet (lifestyle) misses is fried chicken. America has savored this comfort food for a couple of centuries now and you can again. Here is my recipe: Ingredients: Chicken (whatever parts you like) All purpose flour (I like Bob’s Red Mill) Cornmeal (if you can’t do corn, […]

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Laundry Detergent

Here is a recipe for my laundry detergent. It is super easy and super inexpensive. 1 bar Ivory soap grated 1 cup Borax 1 cup Washing Soda (I get mine at Walmart or Winco for only a few dollars each) Put all ingredients into blender or food processor. Blend for a couple minutes until the […]

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Update: Stuffed Crust Pizza (Gluten Free!)

Update! I was messing around and figured out how to stuff my pizza crust recipe with cheese (I cheated and used string cheese sticks.) Make pizza crust and when you spread out the dough spread it a little higher up the sides. Place the cheese sticks at the outer edge, then fold over cheese and […]

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Gluten Free Thick Pizza Crust

Fridays around here are pizza and movie night. While these particular toppings aren’t necessarily the healthiest, you can choose whatever toppings you wish. 2 Tbsp yeast 1 T sugar (see note below to make sugar free) 1 c luke warm water (110°) 2 c brown rice flour 2 c tapioca flour 2/3 c milk powder […]

waffles

Gluten Free Waffles

These are by far the best waffles EVER!!! You can make these dairy free, but I don’t know how to make them vegan. I’ll work on that. 2 cups all purpose gluten free flour (I prefer Bob’s Red Mill, but your favorite brand will work) 1 Tbsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 2 egg yolks […]

Lemon, juicer, ginger, and honey. YUM!

Throat Tonic

Ingredients: 1 small to medium lemon 1 thick slice fresh ginger – peeled and cut into small pieces local raw honey 8 oz. boiling water 1. Put kettle on to boil 2. Roll lemon on counter with palm of your hand applying pressure. This helps release the juice from the pulp. 3. Cut lemon in […]