Gluten Free Coconut-Pecan Carrot Cupcakes

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  This remedy is based on a recipe from Three Bowls: Vegetarian Recipes from an American Zen Buddhist Monastery by Seppo Ed Farrey with Myochi Nancy O’Hara.  I learned this recipe from Sonja Fung, one of my classmates from NCNM!sonja/cq77     makes about 36 cupcakes one cup gluten-free flour mix (I used 1 ½ cup mix) 1 3/4 cup brown rice flour 2 tsp baking powder 2 tsp baking soda 3 tsp xanthan gum 3 tsp ground Saigon … Read More

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Gluten-Free Guide

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Nutritional Information for Gluten Intolerance What exactly is gluten? Gluten is the generic term for proteins found in several common grains.  The grains that contain gluten are: Wheat Barley Rye Spelt Kamut (a version of wheat) Triticale (this is a crossbread species from wheat and rye)   How many people truly need to worry about gluten? Current estimates suggest that 1 inevery 133 Americans suffers a reaction to ingesting gluten.     The Gluten Sensitivity Spectrum Sensitivity reactions may be … Read More

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Gluten-Free Pancakes

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1 cup rice flour 3 tablespoons tapioca flour 1/3 cup potato starch 4 tablespoons dry buttermilk powder 1 packet xylitol 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon xantham gum 2 eggs 3 tablespoons sunflower oil 2 cups water Directions: In a bowl, mix or sift together the rice flour, tapioca flour, potato starch, dry buttermilk powder, xylitol, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and xantham gum.  Stir in eggs, water, and oil until well … Read More

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Asparagus Frittata

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Asparagus Frittata   2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/2 cup minced shallots 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 pound asparagus, tough ends snapped off, spears cut diagonally into 1 inch lengths 6 large eggs, lightly beaten 1 cup shredded Gruyere or Swiss cheese 1. Heat butter in a 10 inch stainless steel or cast-iron pan over medium-high heat.  Then add the shallots and cook   until soft and translucent.  Add asparagus and lower heat to medium-low and cook for about 3 minutes. 2. … Read More

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