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Mouthwatering Peach-Plum Cobbler with Almond-Oat Crust, GF, V

Mouthwatering Peach-Plum Cobbler with Almond-Oat Crust, GF, V

Share this…PinterestTwitterYummlyemailFacebookThis mouthwatering peach-plum cobbler is the best of both stone fruits: sweet peaches and tart plums marry so happily! And this almond-oat-sweet rice flour topping bakes up light and crispy for a wonderful contrast in texture.  I like to eat a few plums raw […]

How to Make Vanilla Extract 

How to Make Vanilla Extract 

Share this…PinterestTwitterYummlyemailFacebookWith only two ingredients, and a mix-and-wait process, this is one of the easiest recipes you may ever try. You and your whole house will smell like vanilla, and you might save money.  I haven’t bought vanilla extract in a while because of the […]

Almond-Flour Biscuits – 5-Ingredient

Almond-Flour Biscuits – 5-Ingredient

Share this…PinterestTwitterYummlyemailFacebookCan a gluten-free almond-flour biscuit be light and flavorful? Yes, and not only that, but they’re easy enough to mix together in just a few minutes. They go with sweet and savory dishes alike. The glycemic index is relatively low compared with a baking-mix […]

Slow-Cooker Peach Butter – 3 ingredient

Slow-Cooker Peach Butter – 3 ingredient

Share this…PinterestTwitterYummlyemailFacebookKeep it simple, sweetie, is the motto for this slow-cooker peach butter. Simmer the peaches lovingly with a little coconut sugar and a touch of lemon juice. Leave out strong spices that would overpower the distinctive flavor and aroma of the peaches. Puree with […]

Red Beans and Rice 2 ways – Gluten and dairy free

Red Beans and Rice 2 ways – Gluten and dairy free

Share this…PinterestTwitterYummlyemailFacebookRed beans and rice 2 ways, slow-cooked in a dutch oven is a spicy, flavorful, classic Cajun dish with tender beans and a rich vegetable base. Make it 2 ways by adding a favorite meat protein toward the end! It’ll take you right to […]

Cajun Seasoning

Cajun Seasoning

Share this…PinterestTwitterYummlyemailFacebookCajun seasoning is a simple mix of nine herbs and spices, most of which you likely have on hand. Blending your own is so economical per ounce! Using individual spices allows you to control the saltiness, herb ratio and heat level, not to mention […]

Stone Fruit Salad with Citrus Dressing

Stone Fruit Salad with Citrus Dressing

Share this…PinterestTwitterYummlyemailFacebookThis wonderful, naturally sweet stone fruit salad is made from the bounty of late summer. Dashes of orange and lime juice combine in a simple citrus dressing. The dressing brings out the sweet flavor of the stone fruit while adding a tart zip that […]

Easy Massaman Salmon or Steelhead Curry

Easy Massaman Salmon or Steelhead Curry

Share this…PinterestTwitterYummlyemailFacebookMassaman curries are mild, yet bursting with Thai flavors, and this dish is no exception. It’s a tantalizingly  delicious way to prepare a fillet of salmon or steelhead trout. And you’ll have enough delicious sauce to serve with rice. The sauce goes together so […]

Massaman Curry-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Massaman Curry-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Share this…PinterestTwitterYummlyemailFacebookThai massaman curry-stuffed sweet potatoes feature cauliflower, onions and bell peppers, stewed in a thick aromatic coconut milk sauce. This comforting, flavorful dish is perfect for those evenings you want a hearty, easy dinner or side. Make on the weekend and eat the leftovers […]

Easy Colorado Peach Pie 

Easy Colorado Peach Pie 

Share this…PinterestTwitterYummlyemailFacebookEasy Colorado Peach Pie filling is gluten-free, with a few simple ingredients that enhance the ripe Colorado peaches. Add to the fun with cutout stars as an alternative to a lattice, especially when using a gluten-free crust.  Pie crust shown is my Coconut Oil […]


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My first basic post

Hello!

Welcome to A Meal in Mind, a blog about my developing, preparing and sharing gluten-free, dairy-free and delicious recipes with my son and his young family. You can find out more about me elsewhere in the blog. However, this very early post serves to introduce Boone the cat. He and I look forward to sharing recipes and tips with you – maybe even cat food!

Boone the kitty lying on the laptop