Category Appetizers

Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts

bacon chestnuts

We all know that everything tastes better with bacon…and with Super Bowl Sunday coming up soon, who doesn’t love an easy, yummy appetizer? These are definitely “crowd pleasers” and are usually one of the first appetizers to be completely eaten.

**NOTE: A WATER CHESTNUT IS NOT A TREE NUT*** (we looked it up at the last party I took these to because one child had tree nut allergies)

Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts

1 lb. bacon, cut width-wise into thirds
2 cans whole water chestnuts, drained
1/2 c. gluten free BBQ sauce
toothpicks

Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Take one slice of bacon (that has already been cut into thirds), place water chestnut on the center, and wrap sides up; secure with toothpick through bacon and water chestnut.
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Gluten & dairy free chocolate donuts

Chocolate donuts

This morning I woke up craving a donut…a cake donut with chocolate glaze. And, since I’m not working for the rest of 2014, I decided to make some…after I worked out. šŸ™‚ These took about 30 minutes from start to finish and my kids devoured half of them (the recipe madeĀ 1 dozen)Ā in no time.

Donuts
  • 3/4Ā cupĀ gluten freeĀ flour
  • Ā¼ cupĀ  sugar
  • 3 Tbs. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Ā½ teaspoon baking powder
  • Ā½ teaspoon baking soda
  • Ā½ teaspoon salt
  • Ā¼ cupĀ nondairy milk
  • 1 egg (or you can use 1 Tbs. flax mealĀ mixed into 3 Tbs warm water and set aside until it forms a gel)
  • Ā½ teaspoon gluten free vanilla extract
  • 2Ā Tbs. nondairy butter, melted
Glaze
  • 2-3 tablespoons nondairy milk, depending on how thick you want your glaze
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 2Ā c...
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sweet potato & brussels sprout hash

sweet potato & brussels sprout hash

Serves 6
Prep time 10 minutes
Cook time 20 minutes
Total time 30 minutes
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gluten free salmon shiitake risotto cakes

gluten free salmon shiitake risotto cakes

Serves lots!
Prep time 15 minutes
Cook time 1 hour, 30 mi...
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gluten free buttermilk scones

gluten free buttermilk scones

Serves 8
Prep time 15 minutes
Cook time 12 minutes
Total time 27 minutes
Allergy ...
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