Homemade Gluten and Dairy Free Tortilla Chips

serves / makes 2
5 prep time
5 mins cooking time

Description

A lot of tortilla chips you buy in the shops either contain gluten or milk powder or are made in a factory that handle those goods. I decided to have a go at making my own and I was pleasantly surprised by how easy it was.

Ingredients

  • 115g masa harina/cornflour
  • 55ml water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Method

  1. Place the flour and salt into a large bowl and gradually add the water
  2. Mix to form a ball
  3. Divide into four and roll out until thin
  4. Cook for about 1 minute each side in a hot pan
  5. Divide the corn tortillas into 8 triangles
  6. Place a small pan of oil, about 1cm deep, on a high heat
  7. Add the tortillas in for about 1 minute
  8. Remove from the oil and dust with either salt or paprika

Gluten and Dairy Free Salted Caramel Popcorn Bars

serves / makes 18 bars
5 prep time
5 mins cooking time

Description

I’ve been craving that sweet toffee style popcorn recently but unfortunately it is packed with dairy. That got me thinking about what I could make with popcorn and I decided to have a go at making some popcorn bars. The caramel sauce is easily made with some dairy free spread and soya/almond/rice milk.

I tried to balance the sweetness of the caramel with the addition of the salt and the bitterness of the dairy free dark chocolate. Once these bars were set I wrapped them individually in clingfilm so they were easily transported to work.

Enjoy!

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Ingredients

  • 200g popcorn kernels
  • 115g dairy free spread
  • 225g light brown sugar
  • 60ml dairy free milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 50g mini gluten free marshmallows
  • 100g dairy free dark chocolate

Method

popcorn bars

  1. Line a traybake tin with tinfoil
  2. Place the popcorn kernels in a large pan with a drizzle of oil
  3. Cover with a lid and place on medium heat
  4. Remove from the heat once the kernels stop popping, about 5 minutes
  5. Place the dairy free spread, sugar and milk in a large pan
  6. Bring to the boil
  7. Allow to bubble for 5 minutes
  8. Reduce the heat to low
  9. Stir in the salt and marshmallows
  10. Turn off the heat
  11. Stir through the popped corn until well coated
  12. Press firmly into the baking tin
  13. Set aside until firm
  14. Melt the chocolate in the microwave for 1 minute
  15. Drizzle over the popcorn
  16. Allow the chocolate to set
  17. Remove from the tin and slice into 18 bars

Gluten and Dairy Free Homemade Protein Bars

serves / makes 9 bars
25 prep time
25 mins cooking time

Description

During my trip to the food Allergy show this year I got chatting to the guys at Team Nutrition. I’ve talked a few times on my blog about incorporating a higher amount of protein into my diet for health reasons. Team Nutrition introduced me to their gluten and dairy free protein powder – Pura Power Bio Protein 95 – check it out by clicking here.

This protein powder is perfect to bake with so I thought I would use it to make some homemade gluten and dairy free protein bars.

Enjoy!

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Ingredients

protein powder

  • 135g gluten free oats
  • 60g gluten and dairy free protein powder, I used Team Nutrition’s Pura Power Bio Protein
  • 2 tablespoons chai seeds
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 50ml honey or maple syrup
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 medium banana, mashed
  • 60g sultanas
  • 130ml almond milk

Method

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  1. Preheat the oven to 180 oC
  2. Line a 6″ by 6″ traybake tin with tinfoil leaving an overlap so you can easily left the bars out of the tin when they are baked
  3. In a large bowl stir together the oats, protein powder, chai seeds, baking powder, ginger and cinnamon
  4. Add in the honey/maple syrup, egg, banana, sultanas and milk
  5. Stir until well combined
  6. Pour into the traybake tin
  7. I sprinkled a few extra oats on top of the bars
  8. Bake in the oven for 25 minutes
  9. Remove from the oven and leave to cool in the tin for about 30 minutes
  10. Remove from the tin and allow to cool completely
  11. Cut into 9 bars

Gluten and Dairy Free Fruit and Nut Clusters

serves / makes 8
1 prep time
1 mins cooking time

Description

Ingredients

  • 100g dairy free dark chocolate
  • 100g almonds
  • 3 tablespoons sultanas

Method

  1. Melt the chocolate over a pan of hot water or in the microwave
  2. Stir in the sultanas and almonds
  3. Divide into 8 clusters and place on a sheet of baking paper to set

Gluten and Dairy Free Garlic and Rosemary Kale Chips

serves / makes 6
15 prep time
15 mins cooking time

Description

Kale chips seem to be all the rage just now, a lot of cafes are now offering them as a healthier alternative to crisps. Although very tasty they can be pretty expensive, I bought a big bag of Kale from Tesco and had a go at making my own Kale chips.

Enjoy!

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Ingredients

  • 200g kale, stalks removed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons rosemary
  • salt and pepper for seasoning

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 160 oC
  2. Place the kale in a large bowl and drizzle on the olive oil
  3. Add the garlic, rosemary, salt and pepper
  4. Toss the kale until it is well coated
  5. Divide between two baking sheets
  6. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes
  7. Allow to cool before enjoying

Gluten and Dairy Free Chocolate Oat and Rice Snack Bars

serves / makes 8
0 prep time
0 mins cooking time

Description

These bars are a little bit like a fancy rice crispy cake. I wondered if they were too simple for the website but I took them into work and 16 of them went in 5 minutes – no joke! This proves that sometimes the easiest things to make can be the tastiest.

Enjoy!

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Ingredients

  • 110g gluten free oats
  • 100g gluten free puff rice
  • 170g honey
  • 125g peanut butter or a nut free alternative
  • 60g dairy free chocolate
  • 80g sultanas

Method

  1. Place the honey, peanut butter and dairy free chocolate in a small pan
  2. Cook over a medium heat until melted and well combined
  3. In a large bowl mix together the puffed rice and oats
  4. Pour the chocolate mix over the rice and oats
  5. Stir in the sultanas
  6. Mix until well coated
  7. Press into a 8″ by 8″ pan
  8. Leave for an hour until set and then cut into 8 squares

Gluten and Dairy Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

serves / makes 1 box of fudge
5 prep time
5 mins cooking time

Description

I am so excited about this recipe as I really miss fudge and tablet. I miss the creamy sugary taste and all the exciting flavours of the fudge that you can buy. This is not a traditional fudge recipe as I got the creaminess from peanut butter rather than double cream. I’m obsessed with peanut butter and I’m probably guilty for using it in too many recipes.

It is much easier to make than normal fudge and you don’t need anything fancy like a sugar thermometer. Smooth creamy peanut butter with no added sugar works best in this recipe – natural peanut butter can be a little oily.

Enjoy!

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Ingredients

  • 135g peanut butter
  • 115g dairy free spread
  • 100g dairy free chocolate
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 220g icing sugar

Method

  1. Line a 6″ square traybake tin with foil leaving an overhang to allow you to lift the fudge out
  2. Place the peanut butter and dairy free spread in a small saucepan
  3. Gently heat until the butter is melted and you have a smooth paste
  4. Stir in the vanilla extract and the chocolate
  5. Cook until the chocolate has melted
  6. Stir in the icing sugar
  7. Press the mix into the traybake tin and cover with clingfilm
  8. Allow to set in the fridge for 1-2 hours
  9. Remove from the baking tin and cut into small pieces

Dairy and Gluten Free Cola Ice-Cream Float

serves / makes 1
10 prep time
10 mins cooking time

Description

I used to have this as a treat when I was a child, I’m not sure what made me think of it recently. My favourite part is sticking the straw through the ice-cream and drinking the cola so it mixes together!

The recipe will give you ice-cream that serves about 8 but it can easily be kept in the freezer.

Ingredients

  • 5 egg yolks
  • 50g caster sugar
  • 500ml dairy free milk
  • 250ml dairy free cream
  • vanilla extract or vanilla pod
  • 1 cup cola

Method

  1. Whip the egg yolks, vanilla and sugar together until thick and creamy
  2. Place the milk into a medium sized saucepan and bring to the boil
  3. Add the milk to the eggs and sugar while stirring continuously
  4. Return to the pan and cook over a low heat until thickened
  5. Remove from the heat and allow to cool
  6. Chill in the fridge
  7. Churn in an ice-cream maker for 20 minutes or place in the freezer
  8. Pour a glass of cola and add two scoops of ice-cream

Gluten and Dairy Free Banana and Maple Syrup Bars

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Hello everyone

Hope you are all having a fab week. I’m back in at work today following the excitement of my trip to London for the Allergy and Free From Show. Later this week I’ll type up a post on the show and my favourite finds. I’ll also talk a bit about the Free From Fairies Wholesome gluten free flour and make a lovely recipe with it.

I get asked a lot about what snacks people can make that are gluten and dairy free. These bars are perfect for snack time with a cup of tea or with some fruit and a yoghurt for breakfast. They can also be individually wrapped and then stored in the freezer until you are ready to use them.

Enjoy!

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Gluten and Dairy Free Banana and Maple Syrup Bars Recipe