Gluten Free Mini Pizza – A New Technique

If you’ve ever been in the predicament of inviting over a guest who has to stick to a gluten free diet, this gluten free mini pizza recipe is one to reach for. It will satisfy gluten and non-gluten eaters alike! Turn it into a fun interactive party idea by setting up a ‘pizza station’ with toppings so everyone can customize their own mini pizzas!

This is the best gluten free pizza I’ve made. No one would ever guess it’s gluten free; it’s that good!

Not only does gluten free mini pizza rival 'real' pizza with its light, airy, crunchy texture, but even gluten eaters will love it and won't feel cheated. It's delicious enough to serve the whole family! Gluten free pizza | mini pizza | gluten free pizza crust | gluten free pizza crust recipe | gluten free pizza dough | mini gluten free pizza | gluten free mini pizzas | mini gluten free pizza | mini pizzas | pizza recipe | pizza | gluten free

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Savoury Tomato Shallot Clafoutis

If you’re familiar with the work of Julia Child, you’ll probably already know that clafoutis is traditionally a french dessert made with berries. I had no idea what it was until Hubs surprised me one morning with clafoutis for breakfast. But the even bigger surprise was that he made it savoury! This savoury tomato shallot clafoutis is perfect for a light breakfast, brunch or even dinner.

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Pulled Pork ~ Pressure Cooker Recipe

In Canada it seems we now only have two seasons: winter and humid. When it’s too hot to barbecue, and you want to keep the heat down in the kitchen, look no further than a pressure cooker. It will cut down on energy usage and get dinner on the table in no time at all! Our pulled pork pressure cooker recipe cooks up tender and moist in less than one hour (with only 45 minutes of actual cooking)!

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Fudgy Brownie Batter Dessert Hummus

Someone was pitching dessert hummus the other night when I was watching Shark Tank. Flavours such as brownie batter, choc-o-mint, vanilla bean, snickerdoodle and chocolate chip cookie batter got my interest! Wow; I didn’t even know dessert hummus existed! Hubs and I are huge consumers of regular hummus so dessert hummus sounded like something I have to try.

Make it Home Made

All the sharks were raving about it, so the next day I went online to find it, only to discover that it’s not even available for sale in Canada. Since we can’t even get the dessert hummus on Shark Tank; I decided to whip some up at home!

I just started a new diet to lose some weight. But let’s face it, who’s going to stick to a diet unless there’s tasty snacks, right?

Why did I chose to make a dark chocolate dessert hummus? It reminds me of fudgy brownie batter! This dessert hummus is a great accompaniment to my daily snack; fresh green granny smith apples!

This dessert hummus whips up within minutes in a food processor. It's a healthy snack that will satisfy any sweet tooth and cholcolate lover!

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Organic Carrot & Ginger Sauerkraut

The process of fermenting food produces beneficial probiotics that are linked to many health benefits including improvements in immune, cognitive, digestive and endocrine function. When renowned natural health physician Dr. Joseph Marcola had homemade sauerkraut analyzed in a lab he found it had trillions of good bacteria. It equated to two ounces of home fermented sauerkraut having more probiotics than a bottle of 100 probiotic capsules – wow!

My all-time favourite sandwich is a Reuben, loaded up with melted swiss cheese and sauerkraut. My husband loves sauerkraut on hotdogs so we go through a LOT of it! We thought it would be fun to make our own sauerkraut and share the process.

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Winner Winner, Chicken Dinner

Since posting my chicken soup recipe last month, we’ve been inspired to explore cooking techniques that we’ve never tried. I’m going to occasionally post these culinary learnings here on Birdz of a Feather under a category I’m calling ‘The Unknown Chef’ (I’ve even created a new banner that you’ll see whenever you’re in the recipe category).

The Unknown Chef has always been my husband’s moniker; he coined it after graduating from culinary school many years ago when he was thinking about changing careers. The career change never happened, but I guess that’s only fitting because he’s still The Unknown Chef – lol. I hope our DIY culinary adventures are of interest to you too (everyone has to eat, right?).

Rotisserie Chicken

There’s nothing more delicious than rotisserie barbecue chicken, but up until now we’ve never attempted it.

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Chicken Soup with Matzo Balls – Gluten Free!

Today, for the first time, I’m posting a recipe to my blog! It’s one that’s near and dear to my heart. I grew up watching my grandmother make chicken soup every week but sadly I didn’t attempt to make it myself until after she was gone. What I wouldn’t give now to ask her a few questions about all her ‘recipes’! The fact is though, my grandmother never wrote down a recipe; she cooked by intuition; a little bit of this and a little bit of that.

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