Gluten Free Coconut Curry Turkey Meatballs

Gluten Free Coconut Curry Turkey Meatballs
Gluten Free Coconut Curry Turkey Meatballs
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Servings: 4
Preparation Time: 30 minutes

In a large bowl, combine ground turkey, almond flour, coconut flour and egg. Mix until well blended and form into 1″ meatballs.

Place meatballs on a lightly oiled baking sheet. Bake at 375° F for about 20 minutes or until cooked through.

Meanwhile, heat coconut oil in a large skillet. Add garlic and onions and sauté until soft. Add in coconut milk, curry, salt and pepper. Cook over low-medium heat for about 10 minutes. Add meatballs to curry sauce and top with cilantro.

Homemade Coconut Milk:

*For the freshest coconut milk make homemade coconut milk. (See video at this link.)

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Gluten Free Biscuits – Plain or Garlic

Gluten Free Biscuits - Plain or Garlic
Gluten Free Biscuits – Plain or Garlic
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Servings: 12
Preparation Time: 20-30 minutes

  • 8 tablespoons coconut flour
  • 4 tablespoons flax meal
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2-3 teaspoons garlic powder, optional
  • 4 teaspoons coconut oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 tablespoons greek yogurt or sour cream
  • 1/2 cup – 1 cup water

Preheat oven to 350° F.

In a mixing bowl, combine dry ingredients. Melt coconut oil then add to dry ingredients. Mix well.

Next combine eggs, greek yogurt or sour cream and add to dry ingredients. Mix well. Add water a small amount at a time until you get a muffin batter consistency.

Grease a 12 cup muffin pan with coconut oil and divide batter evenly among the cups.

Bake in preheated oven for 12-15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of a biscuit comes out clean and the tops are lightly browned.

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Gluten Free Lemon Blueberry Scones

Gluten Free Lemon Blueberry Scones
Gluten Free Lemon Blueberry Scones
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Servings: 8
Preparation Time: 35 minutes

Scones:

Lavender Glaze:

Make Your Own Almond Flour:

*You can grind your own almond flour by placing whole almonds in a blender/food processor and blending until you get a fine meal.

Make Your Own Coconut Milk:

**For the freshest coconut milk make homemade coconut milk. (See video at this link.)

In a small bowl, combine flax seed and warm water. Let rest about 5 minutes then stir gently.

In large mixing bowl, combine almond flour, arrowroot starch, coconut flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt. Cut in shortening and honey until you get pea-sized crumbles. Slowly add in flax seed mixture, lemon zest/juice and coconut milk until dough forms. If dough is too dry, add a little more milk – 1 teaspoon at a time. Fold in blueberries.

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Pat dough into a large circle on baking sheet about 1 inch thick – cut into triangles. Bake at 375° F for about 20-25 minutes or until cooked through and slightly brown. Remove from oven and let cool about 15 minutes to allow the scones to finish setting.

Meanwhile, combine glaze ingredients in a small blender or mixing bowl with whisk. Blend or whisk until smooth. Drizzle over cooled scones and serve.

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Gluten Free German Spice Cookies

Gluten Free German Spice Cookies
Gluten Free German Spice Cookies
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Servings: 12
Preparation Time: 15 minutes

  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1/4 cup arrowroot starch
  • 1 tablespoon psyllium husk powder*
  • 1/3 cup raw honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup palm shortening, or grass-fed butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon peel, grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon anise extract

*If you do not have psyllium husk powder, replace with 1 egg.

*You can grind your own almond flour by placing whole almonds in a blender/food processor and blending until you get a fine meal.

Preheat oven to 350° F.

In a mixing bowl, combine all ingredients. Mix on low speed until combined and dough comes together.

Gently roll dough into 1″ balls. Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake for about 10 minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle with powdered sugar if desired.

Let cool completely. Store in a sealed container.

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Gluten Free Apple Almond Cinnamon Oatmeal Muffins

Gluten Free Apple Almond Cinnamon Oatmeal Muffins
Gluten Free Apple Almond Cinnamon Oatmeal Muffins
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Servings: 18
Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Preheat oven to 350° F.

Grease 18 muffin cups with coconut oil.

Combine all dry ingredients and all wet ingredients separately. Then combine the wet with the dry.

Fill muffin cups halfway and bake for 20 to 25 minutes.

Top freshly baked muffins with a little maple syrup or raw honey, if preferred.

*Home Made Coconut Cashew Milk – recipe hereHomemade Coconut Milk – recipe here.

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Easy No-Bake Gluten and Dairy Free Butternut Pecan Squares

Easy_No_Bake_Gluten_and_Dairy_Free_Butternut_Pecan_Squares
Easy No-Bake Gluten and Dairy Free Butternut Pecan Squares
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Servings: 16
Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Crust:

Filling:

Put the pecan pieces in a food processor along with the coconut oil, vanilla, sugar, and salt. Pulse until you have a slightly chunky mix. Firmly press the pecan mixture into an 8 x 8 inch baking pan.

In a medium saucepan, warm the butternut squash puree with sugar and cinnamon. When it is at a simmer, turn off the heat and stir in the vanilla, salt, and coconut cream concentrate. Whisk until the coconut butter is completely incorporated.

Spread the butternut mixture over the pecan crust.

Refrigerate for at least two hours, then cut into squares and serve.

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Chettinad Goat Curry

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Chettinad Goat Curry
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Servings: 6
Preparation Time: 20 minutes

  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut
  • 2 pounds goat meat, cut into small pieces
  • 1 medium chopped onion
  • 2 medium tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 5-6 green chilis, slit vertically
  • 1 tablespoon ginger garlic paste
  • 10-12 curry leaves
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1-2 bay leaves
  • 1 small cinnamon stick
  • 10-12 cloves
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 handful chopped cilantro
  • salt to taste

Spices: 

  • 2 teaspoons red chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons coriander seeds
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 teaspoons fennel seeds
  • 10-12 black pepper corns
  • 2 black cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds

Wash goat meat pieces 3-4 times with water. Drain the water and keep meat aside.

Dry roast all the spices, except chili powder, on medium high heat till fragrant. It takes about 2 minutes. Grind the roasted spices with grated coconut using a cup of water to make a smooth paste.
Add a tablespoon of coconut oil in pressure cooker and once it is heated, fry bay leaves, cinnamon stick, cloves and a teaspoon of fennel seeds on medium high heat for 2 minutes. Add in chopped onions, slit green chilies and curry leaves. Saute till onion is nicely browned. Add ginger garlic paste and fry for few more seconds. Now add chopped tomatoes and cook until soft, stirring occasionally for 4-5 minutes on medium high heat. Add salt and turmeric powder. Add goat meat and mix well.

Cover the pressure cooker and cook for about 15 minutes. Let the pressure cooker release all the pressure before opening. Now add the prepared coconut paste. Mix and allow to simmer on medium heat for 10 minutes. Add fresh cilantro, mix and simmer for 2 minutes.

Remove from heat and serve with roti, naan or rice.

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Pumpkin Spice Roasted Almonds

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Pumpkin Spice Roasted Almonds
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Servings: 16
Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Mix all ingredients except almonds.

Pour mixture over almonds in a casserole dish.

Bake at 300° F for 30 minutes.

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