Gluten Free tagged posts

Cinnamon Swirly GF SF Muffins

These are GOOOOOOOOOOD. And don’t judge my picture of the muffins on the left – I gave it a good instragram try and it, well, it’s very red. Oh well.

Recipe adapted from

2 eggs
1/2 sour cream or plain yogurt (full fat – go big or go home)
1 tsp vanilla
1/3 c. maple syrup
3/4 c. water
1 tsp lemon juice or one pack of Real Lemon

Whisk it all up and add:

2 1/2 c. Flour (I used Pamela’s Baking and Bread mix)
1 tsp Baking Soda
1 tsp salt

Fold the flour and liquid mix together.

For the swirl/filling/topping – mix in a small bowl

4 Tbsp Honey
1 Tsp + 1 tsp Cinnamon or pumpking pie spice combo
2 Tbsp Butter
1 Tsp Vanilla
(mix it all together)



Add a scoop of the dough to a lined muffin tin (I ended up ...

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Going Gluten Free…Mostly

Many people have asked me if it has been hard switching to a gluten free lifestyle.  In fact, I asked myself that very same question on our first date when I picked a restaurant specifically based upon its ability to cater to her dietary needs.  She was ordering chicken marsala and I was ordering a pick fat plate of spaghetti.  The first thought that occurred to me as I dove into the sumptuous gluten-ridden dish, could I give this up?  Could I give up the grain that had given me so much over the years?  The grain that had been to every family dinner and every family picnic.  The grain that had been there with me on my trip to Europe, to my life in Chile, to college at BYU, and home here in VA.  Could I do it?

Have you seen Stephanie?  Of course, for this rockin’ beauty it was never ...

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