Archive for June, 2007


Thursday, June 21st, 2007

The Spanish Dish, Paella Can Also Be Created As A Designer Leftover In Part 1 of this article we focussed mainly on using leftover gluten free grains in an easy and fun way, with a bit a leaning towards those in the family with a “sweet tooth”. Today’s creative presentation would end up under the classification of patties, burgers or (rice) “rissoles” “(if you’re from “down-under”).



Friday, June 15th, 2007

Continuing along on the rice theme, here are a few ideas on how to use those gluten free leftovers that you may end up with from time to time. I’m sure you’ll find these of value, especially if you live a very busy life or if you simply want to extend your dollar further.

This idea gives you tremendous flexibility when catering to unexpected guests with hungry tums. It is always a challenge to prepare exactly the right amount of food for each meal. If you’re like most people, you probably end up over-estimating how much is needed for any particular meal or occasion. “Better a little too much than not enough.”, as they say.

With grains (in this case, rice) it can be a distinct advantage to deliberately cook two or three times more than you actually need for the upcoming meal. By doing this, you are, in effect, setting the ground work for several meals ahead of time. With a little imagination you are well prepared with the gluten free basics for creating a number of quick, tasty leftover dishes for your starving hordes. (more…)

RECIPE Jamaikem Choc-Mints, Gluten & Dairy Free

Friday, June 1st, 2007

Some Possible Shapes For Jamaikem Choc-MintsHere’s something you can have a bit of fun with ! An absolutely wonderful, healthy chocolate treat that is gluten free, dairy free and free of refined sugars.

We developed a number of variations of the theme, but here’s one recipe we’d like to share with you that we took to a function recently. This recipe, (and other variations of it), are so quick and easy you’ll always want to have the ingredients on hand.

You’ll need – Ingredients (below) + plastic ice-block tray + aluminum foil (optional).

Ingredients: (Metric Measurements)   (Refer to Ingredients Article for conversions – LINK Here or CLICK HERE for Wt. and Temp. Conversion Page )

2 Tbls Organic Coconut Oil
2 Tbls Organic Cocoa Powder
1 Tbls Carob Powder
1/2 Tbls Maple Syrup
1 pinch Stevia Powder (to taste)
2-4 drops Peppermint Essence (to taste) (makes 6 – 8 pieces) (more…)

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