a word about gravy

gluten free gravyWondering how to make gluten free gravy? Here is everything you need to know to make a flourless gravy that’s full of flavour. AND compared to the old flour and water method that resulted in sauces that were often lumpy and diluted, this gluten free method is easier and waaaayyyy less stressful – no strainers or hand blenders required. We promise.

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dolores’s delicious enchiladas – now gluten free

This is Geoff’s mother’s recipe for enchiladas – straight from Yuma, Arizona. Serve these on a hot summer’s day with Spanish rice, refried beans, a tossed salad, and, of course, a gluten free beer.  They taste absolutely fabulous and the whole meal takes less than 30 minutes to prepare!

gluten free enchiladas

One of our all-time favorite meals, we were finally able to convert it to gluten free with our potato flour tortillas.

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awesome four-cheese macaroni and cheese … and it’s gluten free too!

Everyone loves this classic comfort food. This oh-so-creamy, gluten-free version is easy, quick, and absolutely packed with cheesy goodness. The quinoa pasta won’t lose its texture in the oven and the sprinkle of parmesan on top adds a savory crunch.

macaroni and cheeseMmmm, mmmmm, good!

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gf and me’s cedar plank salmon

bbq cedar plank salmonYou won’t believe how easy this is to prepare. A few minutes on the grill and you’re done —and it tastes beyond fantastic! The salmon is moist and succulent, you can just taste a hint of steamed cedar, and the brown sugar rub caramelizes to produce a slightly sweet yet savory coating. Serve this with jasmine rice or gf and me’s spinach salad for a quick and light meal packed with nutrition. Perfect for warm summer evenings.

Like this? You might also enjoy these other bbq recipes from gfandme:

grilled marinated turkey breast

bbq chicken satay

bbq beef tenderloin

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gf and me’s simple iced coffee

From all the forecasts, it looks like this weekend is going to be a hot one here in Red Deer, Alberta, so we decided to make a pitcher of our simple iced coffee. This would make a great après-dinner drink to share with someone special. Pour a couple of glasses and spend some time together in the sunshine. iced coffee Served as is, it’s a refreshing and not too sweet treat on a warm afternoon, but top it with whipped cream and a drizzle of chocolate syrup and you’ll take it to a whole other level!

Looking for recipes to help you cool down?

vanilla ice cream recipeYou might like these:sinful chocolate mousse cake: freezer version

gluten free simple ice cream

gf & df mango sorbet

frozen chocolate mousse

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gf and me’s decadently dark chocolate cake

Makes a large, rich cake that’s moist and full of chocolaty goodness. We highly recommend it!

Dark Chocolate Cake

This cake would make a great gluten-free birthday cake for any chocolate lovers you know! Try it with a scoop of Chapmans Gluten Free Vanilla Ice Cream – awesome.

TIP: If you like mocha, top your cake with coffee whip. Recipe included below.

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gf and me’s best ever french toast – gluten free no less

You have to try this amazingly decadent and totally gluten free version of French toast. The secret is to use gf and me’s easy banana bread for the base. The combination of sweet banana bread, cinnamon, nutmeg, and maple syrup will make you think you’re still dreaming. What a way to wake up!

french toast

Serve with sliced banana and the best maple syrup you can find. We have been using syrup from L.B. Maple Treat in St. Robert Bellarmin, Quebec, since we were given a bottle of their single press maple syrup for Christmas two years ago. Thanks again to our anonymous gift giver!

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gf and me’s cowboy chili con carne

Chili is one of our favorite meals and happily it’s usually gluten free. This recipe is our own version. Full of chili pepper flavour, it’s still fairly mild, but you can spice it up as much as you want by adding more cayenne pepper. We always make a double batch and freeze the leftovers in single serving containers. It’s even better reheated—making it a great choice for lunches or a quick work night dinner.


Chili is loaded with protein and lycopene, an antioxidant. Even better, it provides lots of fibre and iron, two things that are often hard to come by when you are on a gluten free diet.

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