gf and me’s easy banana bread

banana breadMakes a super moist banana bread that tastes great warm or cold.   You may want to make two of these so you can have enough for banana bread french toast in the morning. Amazing!

This is a reblog of a recipe we published early on when we had hardly any followers. It’s one of our favorites and we thought we’d post it again for our new readers. To those of you have been following since those early days, we’d like to say first of all, THANKS SO MUCH, and second of all, apologies for filling up your blog roll.

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Pina Colada Almond Flour Muffins

Inspired by our trip to Maui, Geoff and I decided to try to make something that would bring together some tropical island flavours. Made with Tahitian vanilla, shredded and ground coconut, and chunks of fresh pineapple, these Pina Colada Muffins certainly do the trick. On top of all that, the almond flour base makes them hearty and the applesauce keeps them moist for days. We will certainly be making these again!   gluten free pineapple coconut muffinsThese are based on the almond flour raspberry muffins we posted earlier. Like those muffins, these should be stored in the fridge and taste even better the next day when the flavours have a chance to meld.

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mary’s marvelous cream puffs – gluten free has never been so delicate!

Looking for a light and delicate yet quick and easy dessert? Try these delicately crisp-on-the-outside and oh-so-creamy-in-the-middle cream puffs. Serve them with Greek yogurt and fresh fruit at brunch or with whipped cream or whipped coconut milk, powdered sugar, and a drizzle of chocolate for a special dessert. To be truly decadent, try serving them with Food Mouth’s Whipped Nutella Fluff – WOW!

Cream PuffMy mom came across this recipe on a box of rice flour decades ago and has been making them ever since. They look like they took a French chef all day to prepare but are astonishingly easy to make and ready to eat in under an hour.

This is a re-post of an early recipe on “gf and me.” We made them the other day for a special birthday party, and they were so good we figured we’d share it again for all of those who have started following us since.

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gluten free folded Cloud 9 biscuits

gluten free biscuitsThese hearty biscuits taste just like the baking powder biscuits my sister used to make when we were kids. Buttery and salty, they are made with Cloud 9 flour giving them the look of a buckwheat biscuit. Try folding them over some grated cheese before baking – awesome! They are good hot or cold but because they only last a day or two, the recipe is small producing only about 6 biscuits.

Try pairing these with our Swiss Steak, Baked Potato Soup, Chili or, for a lighter meal, our Strawberry Spinach Salad.

For other Cloud 9 recipes, try our Sunday morning pancakes, Mary’s gluten free pie crust, or gf and me’s nut butter cookies.

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fruit filled gluten free oatmeal muffins – keep them on hand for a quick breakfast

These muffins are like a light & fluffy bowl of oatmeal! Make them on the weekend and enjoy them warm from the oven, and then keep the rest in the freezer for a quick on-the-go meal. They are hearty and wholesome and the coconut flour and fruit filling keep them super moist.

gluten free oatmeal muffinsOats lower cholesterol, are an excellent source of plant protein, and good source of iron. However, not everyone who has celiac disease can tolerate oats, even when the oats are gluten free. If you have questions, talk to your physician or dietitian.

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scones sweet scones

These scones are surprisingly light and taste great warm or cold. Make them even better by adding cheese (as pictured here) or raisins – whatever you can imagine! They also make a great base for open sandwiches.gluten free scones by gf and me.

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soft cinnamon bread rolls

There’s something about September that makes us crave cinnamon and these gluten free cinnamon rolls are the perfect answer. Using Glutino’s Gluten Free Pantry French Bread and Pizza Crust mix as a base, they are fluffy, soft, and relatively simple to make.

cinnamon bread rolls. gfandme 2013.Geoff and I always make a half batch of these with the dough left over on our gf pizza nights – recipe for pizza found here. We use half of the dough mix for a pizza and half for cinnamon buns!

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apple crumble muffins

A great late-summer or early-fall recipe. The coconut flour and the shredded apple keep these muffins moist and the crumble gives them a sweet crunchy topping that’s hard to resist.

apple crumble muffin. gfandme 2013.Enjoy these warm from the oven on a weekend morning with a coffee or tea and some good company.

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easy crusty bread – sshhh, it’s gluten free

Yes, we said “easy” and “bread” and no, that’s not an oxymoron. Crunchy on the outside and soft and chewy in the middle, this gf adaptation of no-knead bread has a slight sourdough taste and the look and texture of an artisan loaf. It doesn’t keep for more than a few hours so the recipe produces a mini-loaf about the size of four dinner rolls. gf crusty bread. gf and me 2013.We have now posted a second crusty bread recipe. See gf and me’s crusty bread II.

This is a conversion of a recipe from simply so good.

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stuffed raspberries

stuffed raspberries. gfandme 2013.These stuffed raspberries are simple, elegant, and taste fantastic – a bit like Turkish delight, only juicier.

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