Archive for the 'Recipes' Category

Macaroni and Cheese Video on You Tube

June 10th, 2011 by Jean Duane

A new video entitled ?Macaroni and Cheese GFCF? is available on the Alternative Cook Channel on You Tube to show how to make it. Finally, a recipe that tastes just like the ?real thing? but without gluten, dairy and casein! People with Celiac disease, gluten intolerance and Autism avoid these ingredients. This recipe features a […]

Top 10 Tips for Troubleshooting Gluten-Free Bread

March 19th, 2010 by Jean Duane

LOTS of things can go wrong with making bread, and when you take out the gluten, it gets even more challenging. Take out the dairy and gluten to make it GFCF and it gets even more challenging. The recipes in Bake Deliciously! Gluten and Dairy Free Cookbook have been tested 3 or more times and […]

"Alternative" Tortillas — GLUTEN AND DAIRY FREE

March 11th, 2010 by Jean Duane

When you think about it, most cultures have some kind of wrap or tortilla. The Mexicans and Brazilians offer corn tortillas, Thailand has a rice tortilla, China has wheat tortillas for Moo Shu, the French have crepes and Socca made from chickpea flour. Ethiopians have teff tortillas. Nepalese have chappatis made from amaranth flour. Thank […]

Cornbread Stuffing – Gluten free, Dairy Free and Delicious!

November 23rd, 2009 by Jean Duane

Just in time for Thanksgiving — look no further for an easy-to-make, delicious GLUTEN FREE, DAIRY FREE, WHOLE GRAIN cornbread stuffing I promise it will be one you’ll make over and over. Start by making the cornbread: Preheat oven to 400 degrees Wet Ingredients 1/4 cup honey or agave nectar 1/2 cup rice, nut or […]

Fall is in the Air – Pumpkin Soup Recipe

October 28th, 2009 by Jean Duane

All of these beautiful fall displays of the pumpkin and squash harvest prompts many cooks to make seasonal foods. Here’s one using pumpkin. This tasty creamy, gluten-free, dairy-free (GFCF) soup is perfect for your holiday table. It features a tureen made from a pumpkin and ‘cream’ made from white beans. If you have a little […]

Thai Fried Rice – Video Stream Cooking Demonstration

October 13th, 2009 by Jean Duane

Hungry for a fast dish this fall to surprise and delight foodies? Gluten, dairy, allergy-free food professional Jean Duane, Alternative Cook has developed a delicious and healthy recipe for Thai Fried Rice – an all-in-one meal demonstrated on YouTube. This is a beautiful, colorful dish for those days with no time to cook. Thai Fried […]

Cece (Garbanzo Bean) Bread

September 22nd, 2009 by Jean Duane

Are you looking for a quick gluten-free, dairy free flat bread to make whenever you feel like having a high-protein snack? Look no further. This GFCF bread is compliments of Mary Capone, the Wheat-Free Gourmet ( I make it in an olive-oiled 10? cast-iron skillet, and bake it at 500 degrees (since my oven doesn?t […]

Gluten-free, Dairy-free SNACK ? Cajun ?Bonzo? Nuts

September 11th, 2009 by Jean Duane

Here?s a quick and easy low calorie snack you can make anytime. This high-protein, low calorie snack travels well, and tastes great. ?Bonzo? Nuts 1 can of garbanzo beans Gluten-free Cajun spice seasoning (with salt) Drain, rinse and carefully dry garbanzo beans. Spray a cookie sheet with olive oil and place beans on sheet. Sprinkle […]

Gluten and Dairy Free Tuscany Vacation

September 4th, 2009 by Jean Duane

Aaaahhh vacation at last! We cashed in some miles and took a trip to Tuscany last week. It was my first time traveling in Europe since being diagnosed. Luckily, the Italians are aware of Celiac Disease and gluten intolerance, but in the little hill towns, not a lot speak English, and unfortunately, I do not […]

Bananas – The Perfect Summer Treat

August 6th, 2009 by Jean Duane

Bananas are the BEST food ? and so versatile. They can be dried, fried, flamb?ed, dehydrated or frozen and keep their wonderful taste. Today, we?re freezing them to show two treats. When whipped, they taste just like ice cream with a luxurious smooth texture. Pairing chocolate with banana is simply divine. Here are two super-easy […]