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Mr. GFE and I have been in Little Cayman at Little Cayman Beach Resort the last week. We had a fantastic time, but being gluten free there this year was a bit, uh, “challenging” for me. I’ll be sharing more about this trip soon (and others), in a new feature on gfe. It’s wonderful to be back home, of course. The double blessing of a vacation!
My Highlights from gfe and All Gluten-Free Desserts
~ On gfe:
Strawberry Oatmeal Muffins from Berrylicious: 25 New Mouth-Watering Recipes for Enjoying This Summer’s Healthiest Fruits from Maggie Savage ~ Whether you’re holding onto summer or ready to do some baking with berries at your market or store, this recipe and Maggie’s Berrylicious cookbook are for you! The recipes are not only gluten free, but also dairy free, egg free, and vegan. Oh, and delicious, of course! That means they’ve met the critical five criteria for so many of gfe’s readers.
~ On All Gluten-Free Desserts:
Blueberry Lemon Dream Cake from Hope’s Kitchen ~ Melanie uses ready-made options to make this summer dessert a dream in every way!
Back-to-School Bonanza: 50 Healthier Lunchbox Treats—Gluten Free, Nut Free, and “More Free”—That Your Kids Will Love! ~ So many contributors made this roundup a special one! The requirement for nut-free treats in schools is becoming more the norm (and that’s a great thing in keeping our nut-allergic children safe!), but not everyone is well versed in creating such treats. Now you will have 50 excellent gluten-free, nut-free recipes at your fingertips!
~ My GFW Post “Picks” from Last Week
~ Gluten-Free Millet French Bread/Baguette from Skinny GF Chef ~ I think this photo of Ali’s bread really says it all.
~ No-Bake Chocolate Tarts from Free Range Cookies (unfortunately, this site is no longer active) ~ I could let the photo for these tarts be enough as well, but I also love Linda’s description of them. “Dark, decadent mini tarts with a delicious no-bake chocolate almond crust. Creamy coconut milk ganache completes this gluten free, vegan indulgence.”
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Originally published September 2, 2014; updated June 4, 2019.