Creamy Mango Coconut Creamsicles

Mango Coconut Creamsicles

Mango Coconut Creamsicles- Creamy mango popsicles with a hint of coconut and just the right amount of sweetness.Mango Coconut Creamsicles

Mango Season

Mango season is just starting here in South Florida. Before long the mango trees will be heavy with ripe, sweet mangoes. Where all over the United States kids are running summer lemonade stands, here you will see kids standing by the road selling buckets of mangoes. By the end of the summer everyone will have eaten there weight in mangoes.

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Mangoes have so many uses, both sweet and savory. Salsas, smoothies, roasted. They are a bit of a pain to peel, but the taste of a fresh mango is worth the effort.

Mango Coconut Creamsicles

With the Miami heat, you need something to cool you off on sweltering day. I wanted to make something that was creamy, but avoided dairy. Coconut milk has all the flavor, without having to add a lot of sweetener. The first batch of these I made I actually didn’t add any sweetener to and they were a hit. About half the people who tried them thought they were perfect just the way they were, the other thought it needed just a tad more sweetness.Mango Coconut Creamsicles

Of course a lot depends on how sweet your mangoes are. While most are pretty sweet, occasionally you get one that is still to green. (If you do happen to get one that is to green, try eating it with a bit of lime juice, salt and a pinch of chili powder 🙂 )

The Secret Ingredient

While sweetness is definitely a manner of preference, I still thought they were missing something to bring it them to the next level. Turns out my hubby had the answer. Lime juice. Just a little bit elevates the flavor from tasty to awesome. Mango Coconut Creamsicles

Quick and Easy

Now, if you don’t have access to fresh mangoes, you can always buy frozen mango chunks or frozen mango puree. These popsicles whip up in a snap and are perfect for adults and kiddoes alike. They are a healthy treat that you won’t mind letting your child have two of!Mango Coconut Creamsicles

If you don’t have popsicle molds, you can always use small paper cups or even ice cube trays. I whipped up a batch for my teething toddler using one of our ice cube trays and she was a very happy camper! Here is a very rare pic of my little Boogie, enjoying her popsicles. Mango Coconut Creamsicles

Stay cool and enjoy these Mango Coconut Creamsicles!

Happy Gluten Free Eating!

Mango Coconut Creamsicles

Yield: 4-6 Popsicles

Mango Coconut Creamsicles

Ingredients

  • 2 cups mango puree (about 2 large mangoes)
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons Agave Syrup (Optional)

Instructions

  1. Puree mango, coconut milk, and agave syrup until well combined.
  2. Pour into molds.
  3. Freeze until solid.
  4. Enjoy!

Actual amount of popsicles will depend on the size of your popsicle molds. Be sure to taste your mixture and add sweetener and lime juice as you see fit.

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Love with Food Gluten Free Subscription June Box 2016

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If you like to try out new products, without spending a fortune, than check out Love with Food’s Gluten Free Subscription June Box!

Love with Food June BoxI received this subscription box free of charge from Love with Food in exchange for an honest review. I will receive a small commission from purchases made through the links in this post at no additional cost to you. Commissions help to keep My Gluten Free Miami running. Thank you for your support!

Love with Food

The name says it all. I am most definitely in love with food. I love nothing more than trying out new things. Since being diagnosed with Celiac it is a bit more difficult. Subscription boxes like Love with Food are a big help. You can get a Love with Food  Gluten-Free Box for 50% of this month and it includes a subscription to Good Housekeeping!

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Now, I will admit, I am kinda addicted to getting things in the mail and I absolutely love subscriptions to things. Magazines, food, clothes (Yes, I recently started trying out Stitch Fix- feel free to use my referral code and support my addiction -HERE 🙂 ), I just love the mail. As a child I would wait for the mail each day and hope that I would get something. Years ago we would randomly get small cereal boxes in the mail. I have no idea why we would get these samples, but I always tried to get to it before my brother, I didn’t want to have to share!

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As an adult my tastes have moved beyond little boxes of cheerios. Love with Food offers the opportunity to discover new brands and to try products I might not otherwise have ever bought. Everything is carefully selected, with Celiac safety in mind. PLUS, Love with Food donates a meal to a child in need for every box they send. It’s a win win.

Love with Food Gluten Free Subscription June Box 2016

This months box was full of great flavors! Here is a list of what was included:

  • Sinfully Thin Blue Corn Popcorn
  • Soy Vay Thai Style Peanut Popped Rice Clusters (Full Size Package!)
  • Snack Factory Gluten-Free Original Pretzel Crisps
  • Sola Bar (Chipotle Flavor!)
  • Snapz Original Crunchy Premium Apple Crisps
  • BRAMI Sea Salt Lupini Beans
  • Juvo Organic Raw Meal (Apple Flavor!)Love with Food June Gluten Free Box
  • Kettle Brand Sea Salt Potato Chips
  • The Cookie Department Cherry Bomb Cookie
  • Banza Chickpea Pasta (Full Size Box!)
  • Zouq Curry Crunch
  • Wild Garden Sundried Tomato Hummus Dip

It’s a great variety. Perfect for snacking, and lot’s of options to throw in my diaper bag for meals on the go. The hummus and pretzel crisps are great for my busy life. I was especially excited about the pasta. I can’t wait to try it out with my Vodka Sauce Recipe. What product from Love with Food’s Gluten Free Subscription June box do you want to try? To see more of these products in day to day use, follow me on Instagram!

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Another great feature is if you find a product you love, you can order it directly from Love with Food, no worries about not being able to find it in your grocery store!

If you love trying out new products, than Love with Food might be something you would like to try. This month you can get 50% off your first box and  it includes a subscription to Good Housekeeping. Not a bad deal! Just click the banner below.

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If you try it let me know how you like it! Do you have a favorite subscription program? Tell me what it is in the comments below!

Happy Gluten Free Eating!

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High Protein {Gluten Free} Fruit Dip

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Deliciously easy, protein packed gluten free fruit dip!Protein Fruit Dip

 All photos courtesy of Cricket Plunkett, Cricket’s Confections

Cricket’s Confections

Crickets ConfectionsI am so excited to have Cricket, from Cricket’s Confections guest posting today on My Gluten Free Miami. Cricket makes tasty recipes that are gluten free and healthy! She has a degree in baking and pastry from the Culinary Institute of America. Be sure to check her out on her site: Cricket’s Confections! 

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Meanwhile, enjoy this tasty Protein Packed Gluten Free Fruit Dip that she created, just for you!

Yummy Gluten Free Fruit Dip

I don’t know about you but I love dips all of kinds; hummus, tzatziki, my curried mango yogurt dipBut I also love sweet dips! There is something so fun about serving fruit and dip for dessert, and it’s such an easy party food.

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Most dessert dips are filled with sugar (as are most desserts, let’s be real.) But, I decided to make a healthier one. When I’m eating fresh fruit I don’t want to ruin all that natural flavor with processed sugar. Since I was already getting rid of the sugar, I thought I might as well add some protein as well!

 Protein Fruit Dip

The Secret Ingredients!

To get all protein in this tasty dip I used a combination of cottage cheese and protein powder. My favorite protein powder is the Rainbow Light brand. I used their vanilla powder, it’s got a great custardy flavor but without any added sugar. You could definitely use another brand, just make sure it’s a low sugar option so the dip stays healthy.

The creamy vanilla flavor of this dip pairs with so many things. I love to dip berries in it, particularly strawberries. It gives you an that comforting strawberries and cream flavor. You can also use this fruit dip to drizzle on baked goods like coffee cake and cinnamon rolls. Or you can just lick it right off the spoon, you really can’t go wrong!

Thanks Cricket for this awesome recipe!

Want more of Cricket’s delicious gluten free recipes? Follow her on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter!

Happy Gluten Free Eating!

High Protein {Gluten Free} Fruit Dip

High Protein {Gluten Free} Fruit Dip

Ingredients

  • 1 Scoop Vanilla Protein Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • ¾ Cup Cottage Cheese
  • ½ Cup Milk

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in blender until smooth.
  2. Store in airtight container in the fridge for up to one week.
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4 Ingredient Gluten Free Breakfast Casserole

Gluten Free Breakfast Casserole

Gluten Free Breakfast Casserole, only 4 ingredients to make this delicious breakfast!Gluten Free Breakfast CasseroleThe sausage used in this recipe was courtesy of First Fresh Chicken Sausage. I received no monetary compensation, all opinions are my own.

Gluten Free Breakfast Casserole

I was never a big fan of casseroles, mostly because I’m not a fan of peppers and onions and everyone always fills their casseroles with peppers and onions. Despite this, in the past few years I have eaten quite a few breakfast casseroles. I am part of my local MOPS group and we have an amazing breakfast buffet that we all pitch in for every two weeks during the school year, and lucky for me, there are quite a few people who are gluten free besides me so there is always a gluten free option.

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One day a friend made a tater tot casserole with sausage and cheese, so simple, but it was a hit. When I received a package of chicken sausage links from First Fresh I knew it would be perfect for this. I added my own little spin to it and it was delicious! The perfect casserole to take to a brunch. It can easily be made ahead of time and heated the day of.  This cheesy, sausage goodness will have everyone going back for seconds!

Gluten Free Breakfast Casserole

Recipe Tips

This gluten free breakfast has it all- potatoes, eggs, cheese, and sausage. All the best parts of breakfast all in one, easily sliceable dish. I love easy recipes that don’t require a lot of ingredients or effort. Especially when I am trying to get my toddler out of the house, I need something fast. This gluten free breakfast casserole is also perfect for a morning with family or a quick breakfast while on vacation.

The Tater Tots

Double check your packaging to be sure they are gluten free. Occasionally a brand will add flour as a binder and you definitely don’t want that! Be sure to cook them until they are nice and crispy so they hold up well.

The Eggs

Not much to say about these. Just whisk them up and add a little salt and pepper (I know this isn’t included in the “Four” ingredients, but salt and pepper shouldn’t really count!)

The Cheese

Use your favorite blend. I used sharp cheddar and a bit of parmesan. Use whatever kind is your favorite, you will just want something that will melt well.

The SausageFresh First Sausage

I used First Fresh Chicken Sausage Breakfast Links for this recipe. I love them because they are full of flavor. Use whatever kind is your favorite, but make sure they have lots of flavor. The casserole gets it’s seasoning from the breakfast sausage link so you want one that you love!

Final Notes

I used a Corning Ware dish for this casserole. It is approximately the size of a 9 x 9 pan. If you want to make a larger pan (9×13), use the whole bag of tater tots, add a couple extra eggs and a bit of extra cheese.

This gluten free breakfast casserole is delicious! Feel free to add your own spin, even some peppers and onions if you like!

Happy Gluten Free Eating!

4 Ingredient Gluten Free Breakfast Casserole

Yield: 6 Servings

4 Ingredient Gluten Free Breakfast Casserole

Ingredients

  • 16-20 ounces of cooked tater tots (about half-3/4 of a bag, enough to fully cover the bottom of pan)
  • 6 eggs, whisked with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • 1 package (approximately 14 ounces) breakfast sausage links, cooked and cut into bite sized pieces

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Layer cooked tater tots into lightly grease baking dish.
  3. Layer sausage pieces on top.
  4. Pour whisked eggs over sausage and tater tots
  5. Cover with cheese
  6. Bake for 25-30 minutes, until eggs are puffed up and cheese is melted.
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Gluten Free on the Road- Always Be Prepared!

Gluten Free on the Road

Being Gluten Free on the Road can be tricky, when preparing for your summer road trip, be sure to follow these tips!Gluten Free on the RoadProducts in this post were donated by Van’s. No monetary compensation was received and all opinions are my own.

Summer has Arrived!

Summer has arrived and you know what that means- Road Trip!  There is nothing as fun as hitting the road and discovering new places. When I was little my grandparents would take my brother and I with them in their motor home every summer. It was always so much fun. As an adult I took a trip with my best friend and her three little boys to Ohio and that was quite the adventure! Nothing like 3 boys under 6 and a long drive!

Since being diagnosed with Celiac I have learned to be better prepared. Being gluten free on the road isn’t always easy. There just aren’t always gluten free options available, so I always pack an emergency kit! A few Go Picnic lunch kits, some fruit snacks, granola bars and something for a quick breakfast. Even hotels that offer a free breakfast generally aren’t able to accommodate gluten free options beyond a piece of fruit, and maybe a yogurt. You gotta be prepared!

Van’s Gluten Free

Now Van’s has always been a favorite product line of mine. I love their waffles. When they contacted me to try their new Soft Baked Granola Bites in Double Chocolate and Banana Nut and Snack Bars in Gramwich and Banana Bread, I told them to send them my way!

Van’s has quite a variety of certified gluten free varieties that are delicious and these are no different!

My family and I sampled the Banana Bread Bars and the Gramwich Bars. I found the Banana Bread Bars a bit sweet, but I took them to my Gluten Free South Florida Support Group and they were a hit. The Gramwich Bars were a family favorite. They reminded me of a fig newton, but with chocolate instead of fig, which of course is better. Who would ever choose fig over chocolate? My toddler LOVED the Gramwich Bars. They are her new favorite. I always have one in the diaper bag for her.

Van's Snacks

The Soft Baked Granola Bites are delicious as well. I liked the Banana Bread ones over the Chocolate. They are perfect for a snack or breakfast on the road! My husband has been enjoying them with yogurt. The Gluten Free South Florida Group loved them as well, Double Chocolate was the favorite!

These treats are perfect for any road trip! You can follow Van’s on Twitter and Facebook to find out more about their gluten free products!

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Gluten Free on the Road Tips!

Pack your emergency food kit:

Snacks, granola bars, fruit and breakfast items- while your packing, be sure to check out Van’s new snack items!

Van's Snacks

Download a FREE Bilingual Dining Card so you know what questions to ask at new restaurants. It’s bilingual, so if you happen to be at a restaurant where they speak Spanish, you will be set!

(You will need to put in your email and confirm, it will be sent to you to download, keep it on your phone for easy access! Don’t worry I won’t spam you with anything.)

Gluten Free Dining Card

Bookmark this list of 7 Places to Eat Gluten Free in a Hurry:

7 Places to Eat Gluten-Free in a Hurry

Check out bloggers who specialize in the area your visiting, they are in the know about where to safely eat gluten free:

Gluten Free Bloggers

 

Happy Gluten Free Traveling!

Gluten Free Cheddar Bay Biscuits {Copycat Recipe}

Cheddar Bay Biscuits

Cheddar Bay Biscuits- Gluten Free cheesy, garlic biscuits doused with butter and garlicCheddar Bay Biscuits

Cheesy, Garlicky Goodness

Bread is one of those things that completes a dinner, but when you are gluten free it can be a bit tricky. Finding a good recipe that isn’t complicated is tricky and I am not one of those people who buys a trillion flours. Fortunately for these cheesy, garlic biscuits you only need a few ingredients and you will be enjoying delicious biscuits that will have you reminiscing of Red Lobster! Now these aren’t just for eating with seafood, we often have them with pasta, such as Gluten Free Penne Pasta with Spicy Vodka Sauce.

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Now it has been a long time since I actually had a biscuit from Red Lobster, but my husband and his friends assure me that these taste just as good. Give these a try, you won’t regret it!

Gluten Free Cheddar Bay Biscuits

Gluten Free Cheddar Bay Biscuits Recipe Tips

These Cheddar Bay Biscuits are one of our absolute favorite recipes. They are so cheesy and the garlic butter on top just brings them to a whole new level. I’ve made them so many times that I’ve learned a few things that make them come out amazing!

Any Gluten Free Baking Mix-

I’ve made these with Gluten Free Bisquick, Gluten Free King Arthur Baking Mix, and Aldi’s Gluten Free Baking Mix and all of them worked well. I’ve even mixed the baking mixes when I didn’t have enough of one and it wasn’t a problem, so use whatever you have on hand!

The Cheese-

I always use sharp cheddar that is the thicker “cut from the block” type shreds. The fine shredded does not work as well in these. It does not  melt as well.

Let it Sit-

Once you mix it all together, let it sit for 5 minutes or so, it helps the flours to soften so you don’t get any gritty texture.

The Topping-

I usually use 2 tablespoons of melted butter, mixed with garlic powder and oregano, but occasionally I get a little heavy handed and have to make more. Adding extra won’t hurt anything!

And that’s about all you need to know!

Happy Gluten Free Eating!

Gluten Free Cheddar Bay Biscuits {Copycat Recipe}

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 12 Biscuits

Gluten Free Cheddar Bay Biscuits {Copycat Recipe}

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups Gluten Free Baking Mix
  • 1 Cup Milk
  • 1 Cup Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 and 1/2 Teaspoons Garlic Powder, divided
  • 1 Teaspoon Oregano
  • 2 Tablespoons Melted Butter

Instructions

  1. Combine Baking Mix, 1/2 Teaspoon Garlic Powder, Milk and Shredded Cheese until well combined. You may use your hands to get it all mixed well. It will be a bit dry, but should hold together.
  2. Let it sit for 5-10 minutes.
  3. Drop by spoonfuls onto lightly greased baking sheet or parchment paper.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for about 12 minutes.
  5. Combine Melted Butter, 1 Teaspoon Oregano, and 1 Teaspoon Garlic Powder and brush on top.
  6. Continue baking for an additional 3 minutes.

Feel free to add additional melted butter, garlic, and oregano mixture if you feel so inclined!

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Hurricane Preparation for the Gluten Free

Hurricane Preparation

Hurricane Season is upon us, be sure you have done your Gluten Free Hurricane Preparation! Hurricane PreparationThis post contains affiliate links. Purchases made through them support this blog at no cost to you. Thank you!

Hurricane Preparation

If you have ever lived through a hurricane you know how life changing it can be. One hurricane can cause massive flooding and destruction, if you live in an area that is prone to hurricanes, it is essential that you complete your Hurricane Preparation before a storm strikes. The last thing you want to do is to be clamoring for water and plywood at the last minute.

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When you have an autoimmune disease, such as Celiac, or other gluten sensitivity it is even  more important to be prepared. Power can be out for days or weeks at a time. Years ago, after Wilma came through South Florida, I didn’t have power for 3 weeks. Had we not been prepared it would have been disastrous. You need to make sure that you have safe Gluten Free food on hand. Chances are, even if relief organizations come in to give out food, there won’t be gluten free options. Don’t risk it. Have your stash of gluten free food prepared.

Hurricane Groceries

Here are some of my favorite, shelf stable items:

Van’s Gluten Free Banana Bread and Chocolate Graham Granola Bars– Super tasty and can be used as snacks, breakfast or dessert

Kind Bars – Make great snacks with lots of nutritional value

Go Picnic Meals – Come in several gluten free flavors and make great, quick meals

Peanut Butter – Great source of protein to eat on crackers or rice cakes

Rice Cakes- They come in all kinds of flavors and make a perfect snack

Tuna Fish or Canned Chicken- Add a few packets of Mayo and you have a quick salad you can eat on crackers

Gluten Free Crackers – There are so many great varieties, be sure to have plenty on hand

Gluten Free Cereal- Cereal is a must, it is shelf stable for long periods of time and makes a great meal or snack

Fruit and Yogurt Pouches – These are especially great if you have kids, but even for adults they are a good source of shelf stable nutrition

Fruit Cups- Try to get the ones that are in juice, not syrup

Pudding Cups- Great for a little dessert

Chips or Popcorn- A nice salty snack

Fruit Snacks- Mostly just because I love fruit snacks 🙂

Other things I like to pick up include:

Apples

Oranges

Bananas

Shelf Stable Milk

Of course there is so much more to being prepared for a Hurricane than just having food on hand. Make sure your family has a plan. Don’t leave your Hurricane Preparation to the last minute. I can guarantee you that at the first threat of a hurricane, all the water at your local grocery store will be gone.

For more information on Hurricane Preparation visit: National Weather Service Hurricane Preparation.

Make sure you have your Gluten Free Hurricane Preparation done!

Happy Gluten Free Eating!

Penne with Spicy Vodka Sauce {Gluten Free}

Penne wih Spicy Vodka Sauce

Quick and easy Penne with a Spicy Vodka Sauce is the perfect meal for company! Penne wih Spicy Vodka SauceThis post is done as a collaboration with Fresh First Chicken Sausage. I was provided the sausage at no charge in exchange for my honest opinion.

The Eating Out Challenge

My husband and I have some great friends who are experts at finding the best restaurants to eat at. Luckily, they also seem to be in the know about which restaurants have a gluten free option, while the food is always amazing, generally it can be pretty pricey (this is Miami after all). Awhile back we went to an Italian Restaurant that offered a Gluten Free Penne Pasta with a Spicy Vodka Sauce. It was amazing. I was in love with it and so was my husband, so of course I had to recreate it. Not trying to be conceited, but mine is even better, just ask my husband!

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Penne wih Spicy Vodka Sauce

First Fresh

Fresh First SausageNot to long ago I was contacted by First Fresh and up and coming Gluten Free Chicken Sausage company. The wife of the founder has Celiac Disease, so the company has a vested interest in making products that are not only delicious, but safe for Celiacs. Currently they offer Sausage Breakfast Links, Mild Italian Sausage, and a Hot Sausage. Normally I use a pork based Mild Italian Sausage for this recipe, but the chicken Mild Italian Sausage from First Fresh has 78% less fat than pork sausage so I decided to give it a shot and I’m glad I did. It is soooo good. I had no idea so much flavor could be packed into a sausage without all the fat.

 

I knew that this sausage would be PERFECT for this Spicy Vodka Sauce.

Penne wih Spicy Vodka Sauce

Spicy Vodka Sauce

This sauce is one of the easiest you will ever make, it literally has 7 ingredients: Mild Italian Sausage, Garlic, Red Pepper Flakes, Crushed Tomatoes, Cream, Vodka, and Parmesan Cheese. If you aren’t a fan of spicy, just leave out the Red Pepper Flakes. I like to serve it with my Cheesy, Garlic Biscuits (my version of a Red Lobster Biscuit- Recipe coming soon!) and a bit of salad. It is actually fairly inexpensive to make and can feed a crowd.

A Few Notes:

  • I used First Fresh Mild Italian Chicken Sausage, you could use pork, but since there is a whole cup of cream, it saves you a bit of the fat and it tastes just as good, if not better.
  • There is a whole cup of cream in this. You could use half, but cream comes in one cup containers so you might as well just use it all.
  • Use gluten free vodka. Most are, but always double check your ingredients.
  • If you cannot find gluten free penne pasta, you could use another type, I’ve used rotini and is was fine, you just want a pasta that will hold up to the sauce.

I hope you love this recipe as much as we do!

Happy Gluten Free Eating!

Penne with Spicy Vodka Sauce {Gluten Free}

Penne with Spicy Vodka Sauce {Gluten Free}

Ingredients

  • 1 12 ounce box gluten free penne pasta
  • 8 ounces gluten free Mild Italian Sausage (I used Fresh First Chicken Sausage)
  • 1 28 ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 4 cloves minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup cream
  • 1/4 cup gluten free vodka
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Boil pasta according to package directions for al dente. Do not over cook.
  2. Brown 8 ounces of sausage with garlic and red pepper. Break up sausage into small pieces.
  3. Add crushed tomatoes, bring to boil, then lower heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
  4. Add vodka and simmer another 5 minutes.
  5. Stir in cream and Parmesan cheese. Allow to simmer for three minutes.
  6. Toss cooked pasta in sauce.
  7. Serve with shredded Parmesan cheese.
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Boulder Organic Soup Review

Boulder Organic Soup Review

Perfect for a quick meal, this Boulder Organic Soup Review focuses on two of their delicious flavors!Boulder Organic Soup ReviewProduct was received in exchange for this review. All opinions are my own.

Boulder Organic Soup Review

Boulder Organic offers a gluten free, organic choice for busy families who want delicious soup in a hurry. Founded in Boulder Colorado, they offer 14 different varieties of soup, created with whole food ingredients. When I first looked at the ingredients I was shocked to recognize everything on the label. No preservatives, no words I couldn’t understand, just straight forward, organic ingredients, the kind I would use to make myself, only being able to buy it at the store was definitely much easier! Even though we live in South Florida, we also enjoy a nice bowl of soup, especially with a gluten free sandwich- soup and sandwiches has always been a favorite of mine.

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Tuscan White Bean Soup

When I first received the coupons to try out a few containers of soup, I showed the extensive list of flavors to my husband and chose the White Bean Tuscan. I was really excited when Fresh Market had it in stock. Upon heating the soup smelled delicious and you could see the whole white beans and vegetable pieces. The soup was well seasoned, without being overpowering. Even my toddler loved it. It was wonderful seeing her enjoy such a hearty, good for her soup.

Boulder Organic Soup Review

Red Lentil Dahl Soup

This was my choice. I love lentil soup and this soup was made with yummy spices and coconut milk. It was nice and creamy, with plenty of carrot pieces. It was difficult not to eat the whole bowl and share with the rest of the family. Since I tend to not like as many chunks of veggies (I know I’m weird), I liked the smoothness of it. Next time I have this Red Lenitl Dahl Soup I think I may have to make up some gluten free pita bread to go with it. I think it would be the perfect pair.

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Let’s Eat Soup!

In Miami, Boulder Organic Soups can be found at Fresh Market for around $5.99 a container. To locate in your area, search the database HERE. Each container contains 3 servings which was perfect for my husband, myself, and our toddler. On top of being made from organic ingredients in a certified gluten free environment, they are also made in a peanut free, egg free, soy free, and shellfish free environment.

If you are looking for a delicious, easy meal that you can feel good about feeding your family, Boulder Organic Soup is for you. Find more information at:

Boulder Organic Website

Boulder Organic Facebook

Boulder Organic Twitter

Boulder Organic Instagram

Happy gluten free eating!

 

Gluten Free Cheesecake Brownies with Dulce de Leche

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Gluten Free Cheesecake Brownies with Dulce de Leche, delicious and easy!cheesecake browniesThis post contains affiliate links, as always I only recommend products I love and use myself. Thank you for supporting My Gluten Free Miami!

Gluten Free Cheesecake Brownies

I love brownies, they were one of the first things I learned to make gluten free. I also love cheesecake. I will eat it for breakfast given the opportunity. Right after being diagnosed I had to make a dessert to take to some friends house, and was thrilled when I realized that cheesecake is gluten free, as long as you have a gluten free crust (or you can make it crustless).

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Not that long ago I was craving cheesecake and then started thinking about my brownies and how good they would go together. Turns out combining my two favorites wasn’t that difficult! Brownies and Cheesecake aren’t the only things I love though. I am also a huge fan of caramel. Particularly a Hispanic type made from sweetened condensed milk, called Dulce de Leche.

gluten free cheesecake brownies

Often when I am making a decision between two things to eat, my husband will say, “Por que no los dos?” I started thinking about brownies, cheesecake and dulce de leche, and thought, “Por que no los tres?” Thus, Gluten Free Cheesecake Brownies with Dulce de Leche were born.

cheesecake brownies

Tips and Tricks

Just a couple of hints for making Gluten Free Cheesecake Brownies.

Brownies

When making the brownie mix, it is best to use eggs that are room temperature. If they are to cold, the coconut oil becomes solid and it’s harder to mix and spread. Using a high quality, non-bean based gluten free flour is also important. My favorite is GF Jules, you can check out all her products HERE.

Cheesecake

Always allow the cream cheese to become soft. If it is not soft enough the mixture will be grainy. It tastes ok, but isn’t very appealing to look at.

Dulce de Leche

Dulce de Leche is a milk based caramel that is actually really easy to make. It is basically heated sweeten condensed milk. However, while easy, it is time consuming so I just bought mine. If you would like to try making your own, check out this recipe: Homemade Dulce de Leche. If you are like me, buy it pre-made and eat the leftovers on apples :).

Let them cool

When I first made these I was anxious to try them, and they were fabulous. The whole family loved them (just don’t tell them they are gluten free!). I stored them in the refrigerator over night, and discovered that they were even more fabulous chilled. Go ahead and eat one straight out of the oven, but chill the rest and you will be glad you did!

Happy Gluten Free Eating!

 

Gluten Free Cheesecake Brownies with Dulce de Leche

Gluten Free Cheesecake Brownies with Dulce de Leche

Ingredients

    Brownies
  • 1/2 cup gluten-free flour
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened coco powder
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Cheescake
  • 1 package softened cream cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • Dulce de Leche
  • 1/3 cup dulce de leche

Instructions

    Brownies
  1. Combine dry ingredients and mix well.
  2. Add wet ingredients, stir to combine.
  3. Set aside.
  4. Cheesecake
  5. Beat softened cream cheese, sugar, egg and vanilla until creamy and thoroughly combined.
  6. Putting it all together
  7. Spread brownie batter into greased square pan.
  8. Carefully spread cheesecake mixture on top of brownie batter.
  9. Put the dulce de leche in a Ziploc bag and cut off the tip.
  10. Using like a pastry bag, make lines across the cheesecake mixture.
  11. Take a knife and drag it through the lines to create ripples.
  12. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes or until set.
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