I will admit this Gluten Free Mixed Berry Banana Bread is one of the healthier options on my blog (apart from my strawberry banana raspberry muffins). I previously shared a recipe for a raspberry and pistachio banana bread, however I decided to replace the recipe and photo on the weekend with this mixed banana bread as I was fresh out of pistachios. In the end, I discovered that I prefer this version of my banana bread and found my daughter Lyla did too!
The recipe is easy to make and the banana bread will last for three-four days if kept in a air tight container. You can serve it fresh, toasted or warmed up with butter or margarine. I personally prefer it fresh in the first two days then warmed up after that. What about your preferences for serving? Leave a comment below.
These Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cashew Biscuits are ridiculously tasty. If you like biscuits, you need to do yourself a favour and make them! Made using burnt butter and packed with dark chocolate chips and cashews, they’re a great treat to go with your morning coffee or cup of tea. You can also substitute the cashews for other nuts if you don’t have any cashews in the house.
The original recipe comes from a favourite food blog of mine, Cookies and Cups. I modified the recipe to be Gluten Free and for my own taste preferences/ease of cooking.
Sunday night I baked this Gluten Free Chocolate Almond Fudge Cake and it was yum! The cake has a delicious fudge centre and like the majority of recipes I share, it was super easy to make! I can’t take credit for this recipe though, as the original recipe came from a Coles magazine.
Sharing a new recipe each week often means I’m spending my spare time in the kitchen (which you all know I LOVE). A new recipe every week also means I have an abundance of sweets in the house, unless I gift the recipe to loved ones. But I don’t have any shame in sharing with you all that I regularly eat treats. As a Dietitian I’m all about a balanced diet, where “diet” means everyday eating. I eat plenty of fruit, wholegrains and vegetables and exercise regularly. But more importantly I eat what I feel like, when I feel like it and thoroughly enjoy it. I’ll only ever encourage avoiding certain foods if medically necessary.
If you ever have any questions for me or want to know more about my food choices send me an email at [email protected] In the meantime I’ll keep baking.
On Monday night, I had the desire to bake this Gluten Free Blueberry Pie. We purchased a bag of frozen blueberries a few weeks ago when they were on special, and what better way to use them than to make pie? I’d never baked or tasted blueberry pie before, so it seemed like the perfect opportunity to do so.
The end result was this heavenly pie, with a beautiful flaky crust and blueberry filling, with a hint of cinnamon to taste. A truly great dessert for a cold wintry night. If blueberries aren’t your thing you might like a few of my other pies such as Key Lime Pie, Pumpkin Pie or Apple Pie with Cinnamon Crumble.
This recipe also marks the occasion of my 100th blog post! I’m super excited to have achieved this, given it’s just a side hobby amongst raising a toddler and working part time. I started out blogging as an escape from my full time job as a Dietitian. Now it’s almost a part time job in itself and I absolutely love it! I love sharing gluten free recipes that everyone can enjoy. I share both my own recipes and recipes from well known authors that I’ve modified to be gluten free. This recipe for example, comes from the Williams-Sonoma Pie & Tart recipe book that I modified to be gluten free and for my own taste preferences.
So, I just wanted to take a moment to say thank you to everyone who’s been following along on my journey thus far. I hope you continue to read my posts and bake my recipes. I get great satisfaction in people enjoying my food.
Next week I’m attending a Christmas in July dinner with work, so I decided I would get into the into the Christmas spirit a little early and bake this Gluten Free Spiced Chocolate Fruit Cake.
I feel like most people either love or hate fruit cake. Do you agree? I for one LOVE fruit cake and think it deserves to be eaten a few times a year rather than just at Christmas time! So with that being said, I decided to add chocolate to the mix. The chocolate flavour is subtle but makes this cake so so good. I will definitely be making it again at Christmas!