All posts filed under: Holidays

Gluten Free Cinnamon Rolls

I make these cinnamon rolls every year around the holidays. The recipe was given to me by my mother-in-law but I put my own spin on them! Make the dough the night before, fill, roll and refrigerate overnight. ENJOY!! Gluten Free Cinnamon Rolls: 4 1/2 cup gluten free flour (I use cup4cup) 1 pkg. dry active yeast 1 cup almond milk 1/3 cup coconut oil 1/3 cup sugar 1/2 tsp salt 3 eggs 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 1/4 cup gluten free flour 1 Tbsp ground cinnamon 1/2 cup coconut oil 1 tbsp almond milk for glaze 2 cups powdered sugar 2 teaspoon brown rice syrup In a large mixer bowl combine 2 1/4 cups of gluten free flour and the yeast. In a small saucepan heat almond milk, the 1/3 cup coconut oil, the 1/3 cup sugar and slat just until warm, stirring constantly. Add to flour mixture. Add eggs and beat for 30 seconds, scraping sides of bowl constantly. mix on high for 3 minutes. Using a wooden spoon, stir in as much …

Vegan Apple Crisp

I just baked a vegan apple crisp and I wanted to share the recipe. I must say it is the best crisp I have ever made! ENJOY! Ingredients 5 to 6 large apples cored and sliced Grated zest of 1 orange Grated zest of 1 lemon 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 1/2 cup granulated sugar 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg For the topping: 1 1/2 cups flour 3/4 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup light brown sugar, packed 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1 cup oatmeal 1/2 pound cold vegan butter, diced Directions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Butter a 9 by 14 by 2-inch oval baking dish. Peel, core, and cut the apples into large wedges. Combine the apples with the zest, juices, sugar, and spices. Pour into the dish. To make the topping, combine the flour, sugars, salt, oatmeal, and cold vegan butter butter in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment. Mix on low-speed until the mixture is …

Glogg Spiced Wine

A couple of weeks ago (Before I started my “Fat Flush”) I had some girlfriends over and I made this warm spiced wine (it’s called Glühwein in german) that was absolutely AMAZING!!!  I found the recipe in my favorite book The Kind Diet. All of my girls LOVED the wine so I thought I would pass along the recipe . Serves 10 1 bottle sulfate-free organic red wine 1 cup Madeira 1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice 1/2 cup maple syrup 2 whole cloves 1 cinnamon stick 2 slices fresh or dried orange peel Combine all ingredients in a large stainless steel saucepan, and heat slowly over low heat without boiling. Strain, and serve immediately. 🙂