Tag Archives: Chia

Paleo Mincemeat

Christmas is coming……… and I do love Christmas.  Not the commercial side of it, but the traditional aspects especially the aromas steeping through the house as various bits are readied for the holiday.  Brings back so many lovely memories of … Continue reading

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Scones (Gluten Free)

Using gluten-free flour is very different from baking with ‘ordinary’ flour which is often  wheat-based.  Gluten is the doughy part of the dough, the stretchy part of the pizza base; it helps dough rise and it is the structural protein … Continue reading

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Strawberry and Chia Jam

Apart from the fact that it is full of refined sugar, I don’t enjoy shop-bought jam as it always seems too sweet.  I made this strawberry jam to try on some gluten-free scones I was making and was delighted to … Continue reading

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Watermelon Sashimi

It’s true what they say, sometimes the best things in life are free! My daughter-in-law gave me a lovely ripe watermelon when she left after joining us for a holiday on the Isle of Wight. A couple of days later, … Continue reading

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Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

I used to love Lemon Poppy Seed muffins and not long ago I indulged in one whilst we were out.  Apart from finding it oversweet, the lemon flavour was very synthetic and I didn’t enjoy the experience at all,  so … Continue reading

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Seed Crackers

Definitely a little time-consuming but the finished result is really worth while.  I didn’t have any lemon thyme so used extra fresh rosemary and the crackers taste lovely.   Crispy, crunchy and very tasty.  Ideal to serve with my Christmas dips … Continue reading

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Superfood Bread

Since we found out that my husband is gluten intolerant, I now make various breads and keep plenty of stock in the freezer for him;  usually in packs of two slices.  Almond Bread and Courgette Bread were the first two … Continue reading

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