Gluten Free Chocolate Molten Cake Recipe

Gluten Free Chocolate Molten Cake RecipeGluten Free Chocolate Molten Cake Recipe

I made gluten-free molten chocolate cupcake this weekend. The recipe calls for wheat, but I substituted gluten free flour instead. It was absolutely delicious!

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Serves: 10-12

1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
1 (4 ounces) 60% Cacao Bittersweet Chocolate Baking Bar
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
5 large eggs or 4 extra large, room temperature
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Pinch of salt
4 teaspoons gluten-free or all-purpose flour
10-12 foiled, baking cups

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White Bean and Ham Soup Recipe

White Bean and Ham Soup RecipeWhite Bean and Ham Soup Recipe

From the Healing Place’s kitchen, warm soup from our heart to yours.

Prep Time: 20 minutes to cut up vegetables
Bean Soaking Time: 12 hours or overnight
Cooking Time: 2 hour or more
Serves 16

Recipe can be cut in half or doubled.

In a large stock pot (16 qt) add the following ingredients –

2 lbs soaked overnight white navy beans
1 large chopped onion
3 large sliced celery

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Thai Chicken Lettuce Wrap – Recipe

Thai Chicken Lettuce Wrap – RecipeThai Chicken Lettuce Wrap – Recipe

This is a delicious, light but flavorful dish. I love to eat Thai Chicken Lettuce Wrap as a light lunch or a snack. It is low in calorie, gluten free, and heart healthy. Even though the recipe sounds fussy, once you understand each step you can cook assemble 2 to 3 dozen wraps in less than an hour. The recipe can easily be doubled or tripled.

There are 3 steps to making this dish.
1. Cook the vermicelli noodles
2. Cook the meat filling
3. Assemble

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Tasty Asian Fish and Pork Meatballs – Recipe

Tasty Asian Fish and Pork Meatballs – RecipeTasty Asian Fish and Pork Meatballs – Recipe

As a kid my mother always made, what I would describe as Chinese meatloaf. Instead of using ground hamburger and pork, she would use pork, fish, shrimp and seasoned with Asian condiments. She would then shape the meat mixture into either, patties, meatloaf or meatballs and then either pan-fry, steam or drop the meat mixture into a broth.

Today it is so easy to make this meat mixture in a food processor; back in the 50’s and 60’s there were no food processors. My mother would chop the meat by hand with a cleaver. Depending how much meat she was processing it would take her anywhere from 20-30 minutes of constant chopping. I remembered as a child, my brother and I would take turns chopping when my mother got tired. I’m thankful that my brother and I didn’t chop off our fingers.

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Refreshing Cucumber and Red Onion Salad Recipe

Refreshing Cucumber and Red Onion Salad RecipeRefreshing Cucumber and Red Onion Salad Recipe

In the Lui’s household, we love cucumber and red onion salad, especially when we accompany with ribs, cole slaw, and rice. This is quick and yummy recipe.

Prep Time: 20-30 minutes
Marinate: minimum of 3 hours in the refrigerator, preferably overnight
Serves: 6 people

The recipe can be reduced by half or doubled.

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Banana and Blueberry Sour Cream Quick Bread – Recipe

Banana and Blueberry Sour Cream Quick Bread – RecipeBanana and Blueberry Sour Cream Quick Bread – Recipe

When Certified Reflexologist and Certified Chakra Balancing practitioner Helen Chin Lui is doing healing work, she is creating mostly healthy recipes from the kitchen of the Healing Place. Cooking and knitting have always been very meditative and healing for Helen. These gestures of love offering help to keep her grounded, balanced and happy.

This quick bread is an easy and tasty recipe. It’s a delicious accompaniment to coffee.

Prep time: 30 minutes
Baking time: 45 minutes
Makes one loaf, serves 6-10

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Mexican Quinoa and Black Bean Stir Fried – Recipe

Mexican Quinoa and Black Bean Stir Fried – RecipeMexican Quinoa and Black Bean Stir Fried – Recipe

We love food at the Lui’s household that has the taste of South of Border. In this recipe instead of the rice, we substituted it with quinoa.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Serves: 4

Recipe can be doubled or tripled

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Know Your Chia Seeds and Pudding Recipe

Know Your Chia Seeds and Pudding RecipeKnow Your Chia Seeds and Pudding Recipe

I love chia seed pudding! Whenever I visit my favorite local bread shop, I always pick one up a chia seed pudding for my lunch. Chia seed pudding is very easy to make, extremely nutritious and makes a great snack or light lunch.

Do you know your chia seeds facts? Let’s see how many you know:

  • Chia seeds have been a staple in the Mayan and Aztec diets for centuries. They are a rich source of nutrients and antioxidants. They are full of
    • Omega-3 Fatty Acids – rich in polyunsaturated fats, especially omega-3 fatty acids. They are one of the richest plant-based sources of fatty acids.
    • Fiber – is an excellent source of fiber with 10 grams of fiber in 2 tablespoons. 10 grams is one-third of the daily recommended intake of fiber.

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Gluten Free Chocolate Lava Cake Recipe

Gluten Free Chocolate Lava Cake RecipeGluten Free Chocolate Lava Cake Recipe

Because I am so passionate about making food, I am always creating new recipes or reinventing old ones. I have created a #glutenfree #chocolate #lavacake recipe for my son who has gluten #intolerance. Easy and yummy!

To make gluten-free lava cake: follow a recipe on the back of Bob’s Red Mill chocolate cake mix. This mix makes about 15 cupcakes. Set aside.

Paper-lined cupcake pan and fill batter 1/2 way. Put a dollop of solid (not melted) Brigham’s Hot Fudge sauce in the center of the batter, (about one heaping teaspoon,) add another tablespoon of cake batter on top and bake according to directions on the package.

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Greek Spinach Feta Pie Recipe

Greek Spinach Feta Pie RecipeGreek Spinach Feta Pie Recipe

Do we love Spinach Pies! We can eat it morning, noon and night. Here is Helen Chin Lui’s version. This recipe can be doubled for a large crowd.

Prep time 30 minutes
Cooking time: 40 minutes at 350 degrees
Serves: 6

Spinach mixture (made in two parts)

Part 1
In a skillet with 2 tablespoons of oil sauteed until lightly brown
1 bunch scallion, chopped
1 large onion, chopped
Cool completely before adding to cheese mixture. Set aside

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The New SuperFood – Humble Bok Choy Vegetable and Recipe

The New SuperFood – Humble Bok Choy Vegetable and RecipeThe New SuperFood – Humble Bok Choy Vegetable and Recipe

Growing up in a Chinese household, we were taught at a very young age what is good, and nutritiously balanced food is. My parents would painstaking plan out every meal.

Much of our meals consisted of protein, vegetables, hot soup and rice. Probably a little too much rice. My four brothers and sisters learned how to cook at a very young age with passion. As a child, I didn’t like vegetables, especially the green leafy ones. I discovered vegetables when I was in the teens, and now most of my meals comprise at lease 50% vegetables.

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Carrot Cake – Recipe

Carrot Cake – RecipeCarrot Cake – Recipe

I like carrot cake a lot. What is there not to like? A light and moist cake filled with carrots, pineapples and raisins is delicious.

Whenever I have a slice there are two things I think about: First, How to get two servings? I try and stretch it out and figure if I get two very thin slices, this will be the equivalent of a standard size slice of cake while I feel like I’m eating more. Second, I’m eating something that is also healthy for me that is also sweet. (Who am I kidding?) In the rare instances when I have the opportunity to indulge in sweets nowadays, I carefully pick and choose what to eat.

This cake is an easy to make. It can easily serve 12 people but when I entertain large groups of people, I usually double the recipe.

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Butternut Squash and Apple Soup – Fall Recipe

Butternut Squash and Apple Soup – Fall RecipeButternut Squash and Apple Soup – Fall Recipe

Prep Time:    15 minutes
Cooking Time:    40-45 minutes
Notes:    Serves 6

This is a quick and light soup.  It’s wonderful with a hunk of bread and salad.  If you substitute the dairy products with soymilk or almond milk, not only is the recipe gluten free but also dairy free.

2 T vegetable oil
1 small onion, chopped
2 medium or 1 large butternut squash (about 1 3/4 lb each), peeled, seeded, and cut into 3/4 inch pieces
3/4 lb Golden Delicious apples (about 2 medium), peeled, cored, and coarsely chopped (or any apple you like)

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Gluten-Free Summer Vegetable Risotto Recipe

Gluten-Free Summer Vegetable Risotto RecipeGluten-Free Summer Vegetable Risotto Recipe

Risotto is creamy, filling, glorious comfort food for any season, any occasion. Indulgent Lobster Risotto for date night, Pumpkin Risotto as a bowl of fall splendor, Asparagus Risotto on a chilly spring evening. The flavor possibilities are as rich as the risotto itself.

Risotto is one of those dishes that does not need major modifications t1o make it safe for those following a gluten-free diet. The base of the dish, Italian Arborio rice, is naturally gluten-free. The creamy essence of risotto comes from this special type of rice rather than a flour thickening agent.

Arborio rice is a high starch, round short-grain rice. It absorbs liquid and releases starch, creating a natural, thick creaminess. If you cannot find Arborio rice, you can substitute either Carnaroli rice or white sushi rice to prepare a delicious gluten-free risotto.

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Raw Everything-Free Cheesecake Bars That Taste Amazing

Raw Everything-Free Cheesecake Bars That Taste AmazingRaw Everything-Free Cheesecake Bars That Taste Amazing

Chocolate and peanut butter couldn’t be more perfectly paired. Especially in this vegan cheesecake. The peanut butter adds a lovely flavor and smoothness to the cheesecake filling – simply melt-in-your-mouth. The raw chocolate pieces scattered in the cheesecake are like morsels of joy, an unexpected surprise.

What I love even more about this cheesecake is that it is so versatile. Don’t like peanut butter? Feel free to replace it with any other nut butter or even fruit puree.

Don’t have a square baking tin? Use tin muffin tins and round pans. Decorate these however you like; make them sophisticated or leave the cheesecake in its natural beauty. It’s completely up to you…

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