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Living & Loving Gluten & Casein Free is an informative and creative blog to enlighten those facing the challenges of a Gluten Free Casein Free lifestyle! There are original recipes and other recipes I have acquired along my GFCF journey! With tips, tricks and modifications to enhance your recipes and entice your taste buds. Topics include trips to the grocery store to find the best products available, awareness of ingredient labels, money savings with on-line ordering and understanding and providing answers in overcoming your daily frustrations and challenges. The blog will also take on issues with eating out, family meals, children lunches, traveling and planning for meals on the go. Living & Loving Gluten & Casein Free is here to lend a hand and to demonstrate the most effective and delicious ways to cook GFCF and stay within your budget.

Cheers! Ashley Lyerly

Saturday, February 26, 2011

GFCF White Chicken Chili with GFCF Cornbread

GFCF  White Chicken Chili
1 onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
3T Gluten Free all purpose flour
2 t cumin
2 T Earth Balance vegan butter
½ t white pepper
4 cans Navy beans
2 cans Progresso Gluten Free chicken broth
4 cups cooked diced chicken
1 can chopped green chilies
1 stalk green onions chopped-for garnish
Vegan sour cream
Sauté onions and garlic in butter, add flour, white pepper and cumin until mixed thoroughly. Add remaining ingredients and simmer for 3-4 hours. Top with vegan sour cream and chopped green onions.
GFCF Cornbread
1/2 cup Earth Balance vegan butter
2/3 cup Agave syrup
2 eggs
1 cup canned Coconut Milk
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup cornmeal -fine grind
1 cup Gluten Free all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease an 8 inch square pan.
Melt butter in large skillet. Remove from heat and stir in agave syrup. Quickly add eggs and beat until well blended. Combine coconut milk with baking soda and stir into mixture in pan. Stir in cornmeal, flour, and salt until well blended and few lumps remain. Pour batter into the prepared pan.
Bake in the preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.