Pie Season!

Fall in general starts pie season, but I really start to get into it around Thanksgiving! Now that the holiday pies are all gone, I found another recipe I’d like to try!

The original recipe for this Avocado Key Lime Pie isn’t gluten free or dairy free, but here is my version of the ingredients I want to use when I make this:

 

Crust:

  • 1 1/2 cups of GF graham cracker crumbs (kinnikinnick brand)
  • 1/2 softened coconut oil

Filling:

  • 8 oz cream cheese alternative (either daiya or homemade cashew based)
  • 1 avocado
  • 3/4-1 cup coconut sugar
  • 3 TBS key lime (if you can find it) juice
  • 3/4 DF whipping cream alternative (preferably chilled canned coconut cream separated from the water)
  • 1/2 TBS lime zest

And maybe some extra “whipped cream” for garnish 😀

Also this recipe is already vegan!

Gluten Free Beer??

So as the holiday are approaching, I came upon this wonderful list…Best GF Beers!

I have had my various encounters with GF beers. From going to stores to buy it, to bars, to the Gluten Free Food Expo, there are more options out there now. There’s a bar/restaurant that I go to sometimes that has a lot of beers on tap. It’s great for everyone I go with to be able to try all these different types and flavors. They even have free tasting classes! Sometimes I feel a little left out because hey, there aren’t any I can have on tap (although they do have some yummy ciders sometimes 🙂 ). That’s why I was so excited by this list. I finally got to see a lot of options side by side! Plus it tells you whether it’s gluten reduced or gluten free! It also explains the difference for people who are new to the GF alcohol dilemma.

Here’s the link!

 

BBQ Cauliflower Wings

Ingredients

  • small to medium size head of cauliflower
  • 1/2 gluten free flour
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 vegetable broth (I used imagine brand no chicken broth)
  • your favorite vegan bbq sauce (i used annie’s)
  • salt to taste
  • oil for greasing baking sheet (grapeseed is good here)

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Cut cauliflower into bite size florets.
  3. Mix the flour, spices, salt in a small bowl. Then mix in the broth.
  4. Dip the florets in the batter, evenly coating them, and place on greased baking sheet.
  5. Place in oven for 20-25 minutes until lightly brown.
  6. Brush the cauliflower with bbq sauce. You can also use a fork to dip them if you don’t have a cooking brush.
  7. Return to the oven for about 5 to 10 minutes.
  8. For extra crispy “wings”, turn on the broiler for a minute or two.
  9. Enjoy! 🙂