An overview of Gluten Free flours

As I am very sensitive to gluten I try to avoid foods with wheat and gluten. In recipes, I often switch gluten flour for one of the flours below. If you know of a gluten free flour that isn’t listed please email me at aninstantonthelips@gmail.com. I buy my Gluten Free flours from Aussie Health Products. […]

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Recipe: Gluten-Free Carrot Cake

I was looking for a new Gluten-Free carrot cake recipe and found this one by Jamie Oliver. I am a big fan of Jamie’s and when I baked this cake I was very impressed. “Deliciously spiced gluten-free carrot cake – perfect with a nice cup of tea”   Jamie Oliver’s Gluten-Free Carrot Cake May 26, […]

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Gluten-free Pear and Raspberry Cake

My sister and I both have an intolerance of Gluten. For her birthday, her partner made her this Gluten-free Pear and Raspberry cake from It’s Not Complicated Recipes and after baking and tasting it I agree – it is delicious and easy to make. This Gluten-Free Pear and Raspberry cake is a must-try for those […]

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Recipe: Flourless Chocolate and Almond Cake

New recipe September 9, 2019 by Living Gluten-Free Cuisine Gluten-Free Category Diet: Gluten free gluten-free Recipes Persons 16 Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 50 minutes Total Time 1 hour, 5 minutes Notes Recipe and image by Coles  Ingredients 200g dark chocolate, chopped 200g butter, chopped 1/4 cup (25g) cocoa powder 4 Eggs, separated 1 1/2 […]

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Gluten-Free Coconut And Matcha Cream Cake

I was searching for some recipes featuring Matcha (Green tea powder) and found this recipe by The Culinary Jumble. It is gluten-free and features coconut, a nice combination.   Gluten Free Coconut And Matcha Cream Cake July 13, 2019 by Living Gluten-Free Category desserts gluten-free Recipes Persons 8 Serving Size 8 slices Ingredients Cake: 100g (7 […]

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Revival Food Co. Gluten-Free Snack Balls and Brownies

Another of my favourite stalls at the Cleveland Sunday Markets in Bloomfield St, Cleveland QLD is Revival Food Co. Recently I purchased a Gluten-Free brownie and it was SO good! They also have some delicious “Brain Boost Snack Balls” which are amazing. Each one is GLUTEN FREE – GRAIN FREE – REFINED SUGAR-FREE – VEGAN […]

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I adore J’Adore Les Crepes

Tonight I was at the Twilight Makers Market in Raby Bay, Cleveland QLD with my husband Philip. We were feeling hungry and looked at the many Food Trucks in the markets. One food van caught my eye – Jadore Les Crepes. Jadore Les Crepes have a range of crepes and the choice of Gluten-Free and […]

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Recipe: Vegetable Fritters with Smoked Salmon

Recipe: Vegetable Fritters with Smoked Salmon May 25, 2019 by Living Gluten-Free Cuisine Gluten-Free Category gluten-free Recipes TIP: Make these into potato or sweet potato fritters by replacing the zucchini with the same weight of either potato or sweet potato Persons 8 Prep Time 42 minutes Cook Time 62 minutes Total Time 1 hour, 44 minutes […]

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Matcha Green Tea Latte (Hot or Iced)

Matcha Green Tea Latte (Hot or Iced) May 5, 2019 by Living Gluten-Free Category Recipes I wake up in the morning with a rejuvenating, nutritious matcha latte. This fast and easy recipe compliments the fragrant matcha green tea powder with creamy milk and a little sugar (optional) for a flavour balance. Serving Size 1 cup Prep […]

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Book: The I Love My Air Fryer Gluten-Free Recipe Book

175 gluten-free recipes for fast, delicious meals the whole family will love using the latest must-have kitchen appliance—the air fryer! It’s no secret why the air fryer is the hottest new kitchen appliance—it offers a quick and healthy cooking option for busy families, and its convection power makes it easy to cook a wide range […]

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Cafe Review: Brown’s Bakery Cafe

  Brown’s Bakery Cafe has a great range of bakery products and cafe items with reasonable prices and a friendly smile. (Photo credit: TripAdvisor) They also make gluten-free items which taste great. Sometimes you need to order them in advance as they sell out quickly. Recently I noticed that they were selling bagels but they […]

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Book: Gluten Free For Dummies

The easy way to live without wheat, barley, oats, rye, and other sources of gluten There’s more to living gluten-free than just cutting it out of your diet. This Second Australian Edition of Living Gluten-Free For Dummies helps you embrace a gluten-free lifestyle and make a smooth transition to healthier, tastier living. You’ll learn how to decipher food labels, […]

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Recipe: Melting Moments

One of my favourite desserts is the melting moment biscuit (cookie). They just melt in your mouth and are absolutely delicious.   I found this recipe in the book Indulge: Gluten-Free Food Gets A Makeover by Rowie Dillon.   The secret to a melting moment is the icing sugar ingredient.   Gluten-Free Melting Moments Cuisine […]

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Book: Indulge – Gluten-Free Food Gets A Makeover

  Gluten-free food gets a makeover, 100 sweet and savoury recipes For too long gluten-free cooking has had a reputation for being about as appetising as hospital food – it was crying out for a style and taste makeover. Enter Rowie Dillon, ex-ad agency creative, coeliac and cake-baker extraordinaire – a woman on a mission […]

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Recipe: Lemon and Mint Sorbet

Continuing with the theme of gluten-free recipes featuring mint I just had to share this amazing lemon and mint sorbetrecipe fromAustralian Gourmet Traveller website newsletter. (Reposted from Illawarra Gluten Free) This tastes just as you would imagine: light and tangy, with the lingering flavour of mint. Lemon and mint sorbet Serves 4  Cooking Time Prep time 10 mins, cook […]

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Recipe: Pear, Oat and Blueberry Breakfast Loaf

Another recipe from “The Gluten-Free Kitchen” that is sure to please that intolerant of wheat and gluten. Blueberries and pears are a powerful combination, with blueberries full of antioxidants and pears with significant fibre as well as vitamins C and K. Gluten-Free Kitchen […]

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Lemon Polenta Whoppie Pie recipe

  Lemon Polenta Whoopie Pie Recipe Makes 16 pies For the whoopie pie shells: 125g butter, at room temperature 200g light brown sugar 2 eggs 450g gluten free plain flour 1 tsp salt 1½ tsp baking soda 250ml buttermilk 225g polenta, soaked in lemon juice (roughly 175g dry polenta and the juice of 4 lemons) […]

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Popular Gluten Free Flours at a Glance

  Almond Flour Almonds are a source of healthy fats. They are also relatively high in protein and low in carbohydrates. The mild, nutty flavour of almond flour makes it an excellent option for cakes and cookies. Almond flour is made by grinding almonds down to a fine consistency. You can make almond flour at […]

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Book: The Joy of Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free Baking

The Joy of Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free Baking: 80 Low-Carb Recipes that Offer Solutions for Celiac Disease, Diabetes, and Weight Loss The first gluten-free baking book from legendary bread maker and James Beard Award-winning author Peter Reinhart, with 80 world-class recipes suitable for wheat sensitive, diabetic, and low-carb/low-sugar dieters.   BUY NOW […]

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Gluten-Free Pecan Pie

I LOVE Pecan Pie. Whenever I see one in a bakery I have to buy it. Now I’ve finally found a gluten-free recipe that is delicious and easy to make. Source: Food Network If you have a gluten-free pecan pie recipe email me at aninstantonthelips@gmail.com     […]

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Recipe: Gluten-free hamburger buns

If there is one thing that I have really missed since switching to a gluten-free diet it is a tasty Australian hamburger with the lot. It’s not like I ate them every day, week or month – but when the craving hits there is just nothing like the combination of bacon, beetroot, onions and sauce […]

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Gluten-Free Cornbread recipe

Filed under: Recipes, Gluten-free Matcha Green Tea Latte (Hot or Iced) May 5, 2019 by Living Gluten-Free Category Recipes I wake up in the morning with a rejuvenating, nutritious matcha latte. This fast and easy recipe compliments the fragrant matcha green tea powder with creamy milk and a little sugar (optional) for a flavour balance. Serving […]

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Arrowroot Bars

  Arrowroot Bars (found on allfood.com) Rated: Submitted By: Martha Photo By: Patticake Servings: 12   “A soft cookie, great for lunches.” INGREDIENTS: 1 cup unsalted butter 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 2 cups arrowroot flour 6 egg whites 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar 1/3 cup confectioners’ sugar for decoration DIRECTIONS: 1. Preheat oven to […]

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Freedom Foods Maple Crunch

It is rare that I find a gluten-free cereal that I not just like but love. Freedom Foods Maple Crunch is amazingly tasty, mostly due to the 2% maple sugar. It is crunchy and doesn’t get soggy in milk. I find myself munching on it at night, too. Yumm! GLUTEN FREE – NUT FREE – […]

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Wray Organic: Breakfast Toastie and White Rose Goji tea

I love shopping at Wray Organic Market and Cafe in Cleveland. Located in Ross Court (a court off Bloomfield St – where Pizza Hut is located), there is a large range of Organic products from around Australia and the world. They also stock a large range of Gluten-Free products, including meals and desserts in their […]

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Gluten-Free beer at RedBay Brewery, Cleveland Brisbane QLD

One of the many things I had to give up, or limit myself with, was beer. I love beer, always have. I guess I am not alone. When I heard that RedBay Microbrewery in Cleveland offered Gluten-Free beer I was overjoyed. I had purchased some gluten-free beers through ebay and online but they were fairly […]

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Gluten-Free beer at Redbay Brewery

One of the many things I had to give up, or limit myself with, was beer. I love beer, always have. I guess I am not alone. When I heard that RedBay Microbrewery in Cleveland offered Gluten-Free beer I was overjoyed. I had purchased some gluten-free beers through ebay and online but they were fairly […]

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Wray Organics Cafe: Gluten-free lasagne and salad with mocha

    My favourite spot for organic food in Cleveland, QLD is Wray Organics in Ross Court, off Bloomfield Road, Cleveland. Their coffee is amazing and they offer alternatives to dairy milk in the form of soy, coconut milk, almond milk and quinoa milk. They have a large selection of snacks and meals and a […]

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Recipe: Pretty in Pink Cheesecake

I love Foodbuzz. Whenever I am low on inspiration for cooking ideas or food photography a good dose of food porn always gives me a needed boost. This delicious looking cheesecake by Green Kitchen Stories caught my eye on the front page. I can’t wait to make it! Plus it uses almonds and is gluten free! Frozen Pink […]

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Recipe: Marzipan

Another recipe with almonds is marzipan. If you’ve ever watched Cake Boss or Ace of Cakes you would know some of the amazing cakes and decorations formed out of marzipan. I found a medieval recipe for marzipan that I have added to my files and thought to share with you. Gluten free and a great […]

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Recipe: Gluten Free Polenta cake

(Re-posted from Illawarra Gluten-Free) Lemon Polenta Cake      For the cake:     130 g ground almonds (or almond flour)     130 g shredded coconut     130 g fine polenta (or yellow cornmeal)     1 t baking powder     grated rind of 3 lemons     270 g soft butter     270 g caster sugar     4 […]

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Naturopathy: Food Compatibility Test via hair – Bio Compatibility Test

On October 4th, 2012 I had a hair sample taken by Gayle who then sent it off to Naturopathic Services for a Food Compatibility or Bio Compatibility Test. The pages below are the results.  Anything in red I should avoid completely. Everything else is compatible with my biological system. There will be a retest at […]

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Bakeries with Gluten-Free Products: Bakery Bliss, Cleveland – Brisbane Bayside, QLD Australia

One of the biggest troubles I have is finding gluten-free bread that tastes great and is healthy, too. Fortunately for me there are a few places in Cleveland that sells gluten-free bread, pastries and cakes. A new find for me is Bakery Bliss which is located on Bloomfield St (near Pizza Hut) which not only […]

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Take Away: Pizza Capers Cheaper Tuesday

Last night (Monday August 20th, 2012) I was googling home delivery options in Cleveland (near Brisbane, QLD and decided to phone our local Pizza Capers. I asked if there were any specials or voucher deals and was told that ‘Tomorrow is Cheaper Tuesday – two pizzas from our originals line for $24.95″. I thanked that […]

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Local Food Heroes – Cleveland, QLD: Browns Bakery Cafe

Browns Bakery Cafe Since moving to Cleveland in South-East Brisbane I have been searching for producers of gluten-free items. My favourite of all is Browns Bakery Cafe in Cleveland. It has a wide range of gluten-free items including breads, pizza bases, slices, muffins and cakes. What’s nice about this bakery is that it is a […]

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The Sugar Cube Belgium Waffles, Wollongong

Sugar Cube Belgium Waffles, Wollongong:Vanessa Pike-Russell “The Sugar Cube’ is famous for homemade Liège Belgium waffles, cooked fresh to order. These are complimented with a range of delicious, quality toppings including fresh fruit, real maple syrup, melted Belgian chocolate, premium ice cream and homemade toffee sauce. Also on offer; a large selection of hot & […]

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A book review, Babycakes

I have been cooking with gluten-free flour of late and decided to do some research into baking the gluten free way. I have a young friend (Siobhan) who due to cancer has had to remove gluten and most types of flour from her diet. It makes baking particularly difficult when she visits. Last time I […]

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