GLUTEN FREE COOKING

GLUTEN FREE COOKING GUIDLINES

03/15/2018 18:41
I've recieved some interest in wheat free treats, and have been doing some reserch and experimentation.There are millions of people around the world who routinely avoid wheat due to food allergies and other special diet situations, including autism,and celiac desease-an autoimmune condition where...

GUAR GUM FACTS AND USE

10/06/2018 20:41
Guar gum comes from the seed of the bean-like Legume plant, somtimes known as the Indian tree.It is high in soluble fiber, and has 8 times the thickening properties as cornstarch. Like xanthan gum measure carefully when using guar gum in gluten free recipes.Guar gum is a high fiber product and has...

XANTHAM GUM FACTS AND USE

10/06/2018 20:47
Xanthan gum is made by fermenting corn or cabbage sugar with a microbe called "Xanthomonas campestris". Xanthan gum works like gelatin in recipes. If too much is used you may notice a heavy or gummy texture to your recipe so measure carefully. It is used mainly in the food industry as a thickener,...

Alternative Flours

Bean flours

06/11/2018 04:20
Here are three basic uses for bean flour.I have spent some time researching the uses for Bean flours and have compiled this information for your...

Potato Flour?

05/10/2011 05:55
What is Potato Flour? Potato flour is ground or "milled" from the whole potato which is cooked then dehydrated. Potato flour absorbs large amounts of...

Potato starch?

05/10/2011 09:27
. Potato Starch is a fine powder which is extracted from the starch found in potatoes.Potato starch is sometimes confused with potato flour which is...

Rice Flour

04/26/2011 19:21
Rice flour  is made by removing the grain from the chafe, the grain is then washed, soaked and dried. It is then ground in a mill to form a...

Sorghum

05/03/2011 20:03
Sorghum.......What is Sorghum?: Sorghum is a cereal grain that originated in Africa about 5000 years ago where it continues to be an important food...

Soy Flour

05/03/2011 02:59
  Soy Flour Soy flour is made by milling roasted soy beans into a fine powder.Two kinds of soy flour are available,natural or full-fat soy flour...

Tapioca Flour?

05/10/2011 09:37
  How to use Tapioca flour Tapioca flour comes from thecassava root, dried and "milled" or powdered into flour. You can't substitute tapioca...

DIABETIC RECIPIES

BANANA RAISIN BREAD

Here is a Tasty full flavored quick bread made with ripe bananas and raisins. Cereal adds extra crunch and beneficial nutrients. Equal reduces the calories but not the taste. Ingredients 1       cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2 medium) 3       Tablespoons 2% milk 1 1/2...

CHOCOLATE CHERRY TARTS

  Everybody loves these Chocolate/Cherry treats, I always have to make a double batch.Perfect for large groups or parties. MAKES: 24 tarts  INGREDIENTS: 1/3    cup Medicated butter(softened) 4        ounces reduced-fat cream cheese(softened) 2  ...

CHOCOLATE CHIP-Low Sugar

Here is a great low suger and very tasty alternative to those high sugar ones, I bet you can't tell them apart . INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1     cup Cannaflour 1/2  teaspoon baking soda 1/4  teaspoon salt 1/2  Medicated butter (softened) 1/2 ...

CHOCOLATE CREAMCHEESE CUPCAKES

These creamy treats are super delish with semi-sweet chocolate and cocoa powder, topped with granola for a crispy crunch. and they are low-sugar too! INGREDIENTS: CREAM CHEESE TOPPING; 4       onces Fat-free cream cheese (softened) 1/4   cup liquid eggs...
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