Some Wednesdays seem to come faster than others and this was a “fast” week! But it’s always good to gather for Gluten-Free Wednesdays (GFW) and the wide and delicious assortment of gluten-free eating ideas. Recipes like Gluten-Free Copycat Starbucks Pumpkin Scones and much more!
If you’re new here, GFW is the weekly blog carnival that I co-host with my friends Linda of Gluten-Free Homemaker (sadly, this site is no longer active) and Lynn of Lynn’s Kitchen Adventures. If you’re a blogger, please link up your gluten-free eating ideas (following guidelines at the bottom of this post). Link up to either my, Linda’s, or Lynn’s GFW post and your submission will show up on all three of our blogs. Plus, each week my co-hosts and I get to choose our favorites and highlight them in our posts. While choosing what to highlight can prove very difficult, it is also a lot of fun to share with you some terrific eating ideas that you might have missed the first go-’round!
My Highlights from gfe
~ Best Two-Ingredient Gluten-Free Flour Mix ~ This recipe is simple, economical, and actually a terrific flour mix that I use whenever I need a gluten-free all-purpose flour mix. It was a really happy day when I learned about this mix, and it truly does include two ingredients only. Plus, they’re ones that are readily available. I think you’ll find this mix to be a pretty good substitute for gluten-full all-purpose flour and it’s easy to make in very large amounts or just mix up smaller amounts. Check it out here.
The Most Popular Post on Gluten-Free Wednesdays Last Week
~ Gluten-Free Copycat Starbucks Pumpkin Scones from Hope’s Kitchen (note: this website is no longer active so I have linked to the recipe via the Wayback Machine internet archive) ~ While I’ll be the first to admit that I never had a Starbucks Pumpkin Scone “back in the day,” as soon as I saw Melanie’s version I wanted one! She also says that they’re a lot like Scruffins, which are a scone/muffin “cross” from The Great Harvest Bread Company (if you’ve ever had one of those). These scones are gluten free and egg free, and also easily made dairy free and vegan.
~ My GFW Post “Picks”
Like I said, making my “picks” each week is hard, but here are some that caught my eye last week.
~ Bacon Wrapped BBQ Potatoes from Live Free, Gluten Free ~ Paula said that just kicked up some barbecued potatoes by wrapping bacon around them. I think that many of us could go for her kicked-up version. This is a recipe that I’d label as pure comfort food!
~ Gluten-Free Pumpkin 7 Layer Bars from Fearless Dining ~ Like most of you, I’m not in the “pumpkin everything” phase. Mostly. I don’t think man or woman can live by pumpkin alone, but I’d sure like to give it a try when there are pumpkin recipes like these bars from Sandi. I honestly don’t know why I didn’t think of 7 Layer Bars that included pumpkin. Kudos, Sandi! (Update: Check out ALL of Sandi’s gluten-free 7-Layer Bar recipes. She has one or two for every season!)
~ Persimmon Chai Bread from Gluten-Free Vegan Love ~ I have yet to use persimmons in a recipe, but when I do, this bread from Audrey must be the first recipe I try. Every photo of hers shows that this bread is clearly luscious and irresistible! She shared that persimmon puree has a magical binding and moist quality and I think you can see that in this photo of her gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, vegan bread.
We appreciate your participation and are happy to share many of the links on social media sites. However, as much as we hate to put a damper on this fun carnival, entries that do not follow the guidelines will not be shared and will be deleted from the linky.
~ You must link back to one of the co-hosts.
~ Links should be about a gluten-free eating idea. While it doesn’t have to be a recipe, it should be food related.
~ Recipes should have gluten-free ingredients or options in the recipe (not elsewhere in the text).
~ If you’re new, please read all the guidelines.
Note: Linking up indicates you are giving permission for us to share your submitted photo and your link via social media or in next week’s post if it is selected as the most popular post for the week or featured as a highlight.
Originally published October 21, 2014; updated February 26, 2022.