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A Gluten Free Blueberry Muffin That is Healthy, Moist and Scrumptiously Good!

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Are you looking for a blueberry muffin that is healthy and scrumptiously good…….look no further.

This blueberry muffin is a “must try.” It is gluten free (only because I love baking with gluten free flour) and happens to be a very healthy blueberry muffin full of nutrients, fiber and protein.

The BEST PART is this blueberry muffins is DELICIOUS! 

It is most common for a blueberry muffin to have nothing more than blueberries, white flour and white sugar; without a lot of health benefits. Not this blueberry muffin… is HEALTHY and tastes great!

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I LOVE gluten free flour…………. and I have NO “issues” with gluten. Rather I eat gluten free flour because I love the taste and the health benefits. 

Even f you have NO “issues” with gluten, the wonderful taste and the health benefits of gluten free flour are STAGGERING!

Gluten free flour can be  used to make delicious baked treats that are really healthy for you and offer a variety of tastes that are different from our “wheat based society.” Once you start baking with gluten free flour, you will wonder why you have not always used these amazing flours before!  If you want to know HOW to bake with gluten free flour, READ ON! Read More→

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You may have seen packaging in the stores that say “gluten free,” and/or listened to your friends who now say they are going on a “gluten free diet.”  What does a gluten free diet entail?

What does a gluten free mean and why would a person want to eat a gluten free diet?

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Dad’s Coconut Chocolate Chip Scones

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Healthy Breakfast – Gluten Free- Coconut Chocolate Chip Scones

Dad’s Coconut Chocolate Chip Scone Recipe is dedicated to my HERO….my amazing dad who loves coconuts.

My dad is the sweetest, wisest person I have ever known. I love being with my dad and we can sit and talk to each other for hours. His kindness, love and never ending support has made my life so much richer and happier. I love you dad!
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Healthy Muffins – Gluten Free – Lemon Muffins

Exciting news! There are big, huge yellow lemons on our very own fruit tree that once stood only a foot tall three years ago. Now this lovely lemon tree towers above our heads with fat, beautiful lemons. Therefore, I had to start baking with lemons!

Making home made lemon muffins you want to use freshly squeezed lemons, because they give your muffins a fresh taste and  an amazing smell that is so refreshing, bright and delicious even after they are made. There is a slight after taste of lemon, that leaves you wanting more.

Have you ever eaten home made lemon muffins? Ohhhhh, if you have not, you have to try making them. I loved them and so did my family! Read More→


Health Benefits of Gluten Free Amaranth Flour

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If you are looking to make gluten free baked goods, or to combine a wonderfully nutrient rich flour with whole wheat flour, then you have to try Amaranth flour. Amaranth is considered to be a super grain like Quinoa flour is and is one of the best complete proteins you can get from plants. 

The National Academy of Sciences reported that Amaranth had a better amino acid balance than cow’s milk or soy milk, and was named as being one of the of the best sources of vegetable proteins there was.
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Are you ready to try another super baking flour that is really healthy for you? Try Blanched Almond Flour and/or almond meal when making healthy cookies or healthy muffins. Blanched almond flour is gluten free and can be used as a main flour or can be combined with other gluten free flours.

Blanched almond flour and/or almond meal add a moist, sweet taste to your baked goods and also share the wonderful health benefits of the super food- the almond.

You can make DELICIOUS tasting desserts using almond flour alone, (if you use a recipe that was designed for this) and/or use a combination of whole grain flours and almond flour, which is my preference.

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The following honey muffin recipe is a sample gluten-free muffin recipe taken from my book “Cooking with Coconut Flour.”

  • All of the recipes in “Cooking with Coconut Flour” are totally wheat free, and only use coconut flour.
  • No other flours are needed for any of the recipes in my book.
  • Gluten free recipes include breads, muffins, cakes, cookies, crackers, pies, and even main dishes like chicken pot pie and chicken and dumpling stew. Read More→
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Guest Blogger- Cookbook Author – “Cooking with Coconut Flour”

When I first started experimenting with gluten-free baking I quickly became discouraged. It required four or five different types of flour plus an assortment of other ingredients like xanthan gum, vinegar, powdered milk, etc. Baking was a chore and the end result wasn’t always as I expected.

That’s why I fell in love with coconut flour—a relatively new gluten-free flour. Unlike other gluten-free flours you don’t need to combine it with a dozen other ingredients in order to make delicious tasting baked goods. Baking with this wonderful flour is relatively simple. 

Basically all you need is coconut flour, eggs, and oil. Mix them in a bowl and bake. What could be simpler? And the end result is comparable in quality to products made with wheat flour.
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Quinoa flour is one of my favorite healthy flours. Quinoa tastes great and also adds a lightness to baked goods without using white flour. I often combine whole wheat flour and Quinoa flour to achieve a wonderful combination in my healthy baking recipes.

Quinoa flour is really easy to bake with too!

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