Gluten free Banana and Pecan bread

Simply delicious

Fabulously Free From

Inspired by a recipe for Banana and walnut bread recipe here, I had a go at making something similar using my favourite nuts, Pecans! This recipe is grain, dairy and gluten free

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Banana and pecan bread tastes amazing with a little butter or dairy free spread on top while still warm, Mmmmm!

recipe

3 small bananas or 2 large ( ripe) mashed

3 eggs

110 g ground almonds ( almond flour )

70g pecans which i roasted in the oven for about 5 mins with a little coconut oil and ground cinnamon 

1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda

1 generous tbsp honey ( I used raw honey )

method

Pre heat oven 200c

put pecans, cinnamon and a little melted coconut oil on a baking tray in hot oven for 5 mins ( this is not essential you can just use pecans as they are.

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mix ground almonds and bicarb…

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Pho Thai

Such a visually appealing meal and the fragrance should be amazing…

Cooking with a Wallflower

Vietnamese pho noodles in Thai spicy and sour soup with shrimp, mushrooms, and refreshing basil, a quick and easy recipe for a cold dreary day.

Pho Thai | Cooking with a Wallflower

Vietnamese pho + Thai Tom Yum = Pho Thai

This Vietnamese and Thai fusion noodle soup is so delicious I have to share it with everyone at Fiesta Friday!

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Sugar and Flour Free Chocolate Cake

Tabitha's Gluten Free Dishes

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This gluten-free, grain free and sugar chocolate cake is divine. It is both rich and moist without being soggy or too dense.  Whether you eat gluten, sugar and grains or not this cake is a MUST try, and very straight forward to bake.

I’m not in my immediate comfort zone baking… in fact is something that slightly intimidates me and if I’m honest never more so since I stopped eating gluten, grains and refined sugar.  I see some amazing creations on other blogs such as the mega talented Clean Eating With a Dirty Mind and think if its possible to create such marvels..then surely I can bash out a cake?!!

At the weekend I was cooking for some friends and had lots of fresh organic berries for pudding, so I thought what better time to bite the bullet and if it all went tits up I could just serve the…

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Red Hot Beef with Cashew Nuts

Great variety 

Help! My Teenager has Coeliac Disease

This is one of those recipes that you can use as a base and then build your variations around it.  You can make it into:

Stir Fry Beef and VegetablesFlat Breads and Red Hot Beef

Pad Thai Beef and use peanuts

Thai Beef and Fried Rice

Last night, we teamed it with garlic flat bread.

Meat

500 g tender beef steak (rump or sirloin) cut into strips

1 teaspoon vegetable oil

Marinade

1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted

1 garlic clove chopped

1 tablespoon finely grated ginger

½ fresh chili, choppedRed Hot Beef

2 tablespoons gf soy sauce

½ teaspoon Thai red curry paste

To Garnish

4 tablespoons unsalted cashew nuts, toasted

1 shallot, slice diagonally

Method

  1.  In a bowl, mix beef, oil, sesame seeds, garlic, ginger, chili, soy sauce, curry paste.
  2. Refrigerate for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  3. Heat a heavy base fry pan until very hot and brush with oil.  Place the beef strips in the…

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Strawberry Mango Coconut Sticky Rice

A rice pudding takes me back to my childhood

Cooking with a Wallflower

Slightly sweetened sticky rice with a hint of coconut topped with sliced strawberries and mangoes. A little twist to the traditional mango sticky rice, this dessert is simple to make and delicious, perfect for an indulgence after dinner.

Strawberry Mango Coconut Sticky Rice | Cooking with a Wallflower

I love mango sticky rice. It’s one of the things I look forward to when I eat at Thai restaurants. One of the things I look forward to but almost never order because I’m too full from dinner. Now, if I can make it at home, then I can have it any time I want, right?

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