This is my go to Amaretti Biscuit recipe, they are crisp on the outside, soft and chewy in the middle and topped with a blanched almond for a little crunch. I love making these little biscuits as they are so simple to make and they taste delicious. They are a great way to use up any … Continue reading Amaretti Biscuits
Never ever tried avocados before, I have been told that they taste quite bland. I couldn't bring myself to eat them on their own (not just yet not feeling that brave, maybe sometime in the future), so I thought that I would give some healthier baking ago. After looking at a few blogs where they … Continue reading Chocolate Avocado Cookies
I think that Gluten Free foods are coming about more and more but there still needs to be more awareness as people don’t fully understand. I’m not actually gluten free myself but my Aunty is and my sister has a slight intolerance. For things such as bread and cakes you hear people saying that it tastes like cardboard, I have actually done some gluten free baking and I have still enjoyed them and more importantly my Aunty did too.
With Celiacs Disease and with most gluten sensitivities, digesting gluten can lead to a whole host of other issues. Sure it’s trending to be eating ‘gluten free’ and it seems to be one of the newest fad diets. However, for some of us, it is far more serious than trying to get a hot, smoking body!
What is gluten, you may ask?
Celiac disease is an immune reaction to eating gluten, a protein that is found in some grains; these include wheat, barley and rye (and any combination of them such as triticale). Here in Canada Oats are an acceptable grain, but they MUST be certified as gluten free. Cross-contamination can occur when the same machines are used to produce wheat and oats.
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My Aunty went gluten free a couple of years ago, due to an allergy she had. I think it must be very hard to stop eating all those things that you enjoy the taste of, but what your body doesn't like. She has tried different cakes from the supermarket but it never seems to taste … Continue reading Gluten-Free Raspberry Cupcakes