|GF Rainbow Layer Cake|
Wow. I have been amazed at the level of interest around the whole gluten-free thing!?!
Isn't it really restrictive and a big hassle?
No, not really. Going Gluten Free has actually been relatively easy and painless! I'm not just talking about my measly one gluten free day so far, I mean with transitioning Miss Fab to the GF life.
I've been cooking gluten free for our whole family's evening meals since July, and it has actually helped us all eat healthier, and less rubbish than before. I managed to make a gorgeous and delicious Gluten free tea party
for her - nobody would ever have know they were eating gluten free. It was all delicious and yummy, and best of all, simple and easy. Click here for that Menu...
|Delicious GF Cupcakes|
Isn't it really expensive??
Don't have pasta as your main carb option - keep it for a special treat. Use rice or potato as your starchy filler. Use the bread for occasional toasted sandwiches (it's better cooked/toasted) and think creatively about alternative GF options rather than sandwiches for lunch.
Also if you get good at reading labels, you will discover heaps of "regular" food items that are actually free from gluten, although not actually trumpeted as "Gluten Free".
|All GF Treats|
|GF Rocky Road|
Gluten Free MEATBALLS
Microwave some basmati rice while you prepare the rest.
500g good quality beef mince
A squirt of GF Soya sauce (Ceres Tamari)
Cracked black pepper
Smoosh all the ingredients together with your hand and form small handfuls into little meatballs. Place on a roasting dish lined with baking paper and bake in the oven at 190oC for approx 20 minutes or until cooked through.
1 tablespoon olive oil
handful garlic flakes (or 2 crushed garlic cloves)
4-5 button mushrooms, grated
1-2 zucchini, grated
1 carrot, grated
1 apple, grated
1 Jar of tomato-based pasta sauce (Dolmio etc)
Heat the oil and then quickly add the mushroom and garlic, followed by the zucchini. Add the apple last and then the jar of Pasta sauce. Allow to simmer until the rice is cooked through.