Gluten Free Recipes Category

Holly Jolly Cocktail made with Homemade Christmas Spice infused Vodka

This wonderful little drink puts the jolly into any Christmas party!

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Festive Gluten-Free Raspberry and Pecan Brownies; So Delicious!!

Of course brownies can be festive! These awesome raspberry and pecan brownies for example, are super festive! (includes dairy-free and low-FODMAP recipe options)

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A Smooth Twist on a Winter Classic: The Hot Chocolate Smoothie (yes, it’s warm!)

Who doesn’t love a hot chocolate? I certainly do! ..But what if you’d like less calories and more nutrients? Only with the same yummy chocolatey flavour of course.. can it be done? I’m here to tell you; Yes It Can!

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Fantastic Christmas Spice Infused Vodka with Cranberries – Sure to Warm The Cockles!

It hardly matters where you use them; there are certain spices that truly bring on that Christmas feeling! As the house fills with scents of cloves, cinnamon and ginger, you know that the jolly season is just around the corner!

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A Very Tempting Snowball Smoothie – That Won’t Put You On The Naughty List!

Let’s make snowballs! It looks like a guilty milkshake, and it tastes every bit as naughty as it looks. -But this treat won’t put you on the naughty list! This smoothie is not only delicious, it has no added sugar, it’s low FODMAP, dairy-free, paleo and if made with fresh coconut, also raw!

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The Very Best Gluten Free Gingerbread Cookies! (dairy-free & egg-free option)

No Christmas without gingerbread..  ..and a really truly great recipe is a must! Gingerbread really is the flavour of the season. Shops are full of it, cafe’s are full of it, even your favourite coffee’s full of it these days.  If you don’t mind I’d like to strip it back to basics. Back to my grandmas […]

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Oven Roasted Herb Potatoes with Crispy Skin!

I just love these little potatoes, with their crispy skin and creamy centre! They make the perfect side to any meal, and especially Christmas dinner!

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Cold but Warming Mulled Apple Smoothie to please the palate and soothe the body!

A seasonal favourite in new wrapping Mulled apple cider is such a classic, and really does warm the cockles. But what if you want to cool the cockles? Or you’d like some fantastic health benefits along with the festive flavours? Behold the Mulled Apple Smoothie; a real treat which does so much more than just […]

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Seasonal Brussels Sprouts Sautéed with Garlic, Cranberries and Almonds

A feast of flavour and colour! The best companion to our delicious Norwegian Christmas Meatballs which were posted on the blog two days ago, is a generous serving of crisp and flavourful sautéed brussels sprouts with almonds and berries. Such a firework of colour and flavour, and perfectly in tune with the Christmas spirit with its […]

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Frosty The Snowman Christmas Smoothie – A Tasty Treat With Incredible Nutritional Benefits!

It’s time for the third Smoothie in our Calendar! This wonderfully frosty smoothie is bound to put a smile on anyone’s face, as well as a jolly treat in anyone’s belly! It’s fresh, creamy and super duper delicious, and makes for a great breakfast option, or just a nice little snowy treat.

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Norwegian Christmas Meatballs; The juiciest meatball you’ll ever taste!

A Holiday Classic! Mmm.. these meatballs are seriously juicy and tasty!

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Very Scrumptious Baked Apple Pie Smoothie – With probiotic & Flu-busting side effects!

We’re opening the second door of our smoothie calendar.. ..to find a Baked Apple Pie Smoothie! With its fragrant, sweet and warm taste of apples and cinnamon; this is the perfect smoothie for the cooler months. You will most definitely recognise your favourite pie as you take a sip of this delicious drink, and you […]

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Glittering Cranberries – The perfect Christmas Food Accessory!

Sugared cranberries make gorgeous decorations on any baked goods during the holidays! They sparkle as light reflects in the sugar crystals, and really add a sense of Christmas with their bright red variations.

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Kick off the Silly Season with this Yummy Pumpkin Pie Protein Punch Smoothie Bowl!

Who doesn’t love a pumpkin pie? To kick off our smoothielicious advent calendar, we give you an old favourite in new and fresh wrapping: the Pumpkin Pie’s healthy little brother! I really love this smoothie; it actually has that delicious pumpkin pie flavour to it so you can get your Pumpkin Pie fix, but minus […]

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Drink In The Holidays with our fantastic 12 Smoothies of Christmas!

  OH CHRISTMAS TREE, HOW YUMMY ARE THY BRANCHES! This December is promising to be the most outstanding and delicious yet on The Gluten Free Lifesaver! I have a whole bunch of mouth-watering recipes lined up for you, and to kick it all off we are giving you this fantastic advent calendar jam-packed with healthy […]

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Lime and Greek Yoghurt Cheese Cake with Macadamia & White Choc Cookie Crust (phew)

Quite a mouthful, but a very tasty one! (includes dairy-free, vegan and raw recipe options)

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Fast & Fantastic 3 Ingredient Gluten and Dairy Free Protein & Potassium Breakfast Pancakes!

I want to introduce you to the worlds Best & Easiest breakfast! These little golden nuggets whip up in three minutes, they are super moist and naturally sweet, and not to mention super healthy! With all the goodness of banana coupled with the protein and nutrients from the egg, little can beat these pancakes both […]

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Crazy Good Raw “Peanut Butter Cup” Protein Bars (That taste every inch the naughty treat!)

  These healthy treat bars are absolutely made in heaven! They are gluten-free, dairy-free, raw, refined sugar-free, vegan and utterly ridiculously delicious!

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Nigella’s Moist English Coffee Cake with Walnuts: Made Gluten-free & Dairy-Free!

  I’m not normally much of a coffee drinker, but the smooth taste of espresso with walnutty company, all wrapped up in velvet smooth buttercream.. well who can possibly resist!

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Thick and sticky Salted Caramel Sauce – Easy and Awesome!

Not much tops a deliciously thick and sticky salted caramel sauce; it is the worlds best combo of sweet and salty! My favourite thing is how it hardens ever so slightly on your ice cream, and then melts in your mouth.. yum!! This recipe is to die for, it is just that awesome -and incredibly simple!

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The very best Lamb Shoulder with Garlic and Rosemary – Gluten free

  Lamb is delicious all year round, but now that autumn is well and truly upon us in the Northern hemisphere, we do appreciate a hot roast even more! This wonderful roast lamb shoulder is slow cooked in the oven in order to really lure out all the yummy flavours. The meat is so tender […]

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Crusty Gluten Free Pizza with Sundried Tomato and Panchetta + a Melon and Pineapple ANZAC Parfait

“The perfect lover is one who turns into a pizza at 4:00 am.” -Charles Pierce …Alternatively, you can make your own pizza at 4:00 am. Or any other time for that matter! What’s stopping you if you’ve got a pack of good ready-made gluten-free pizza bases in the freezer?

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I Heart these Chocolate Covered Gluten Free Mint Slice Biscuits!

Crispy chocolate biscuits topped generously with smooth mint cream, and dipped in molten chocolate.. Oh my word! On a day like Valentine’s there has to be chocolate, always chocolate. But because there was chocolate last year and the year before, and probably the year before that.. how do you top it this year? How do you trump something […]

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Gluten Free Fresh Pasta; Yes, you can buy it in the shops!

Nothing beats fresh pasta. However fantastic the dry stuff is, it just doesn’t come close.

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New Year Detox Smoothie; 7 Day Delicious Breakfast De-Bloat!

Feeling heavy after Christmas? Detox and de-bloat with the Pink Power Smoothie!

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Red Velvet Chocolate Mud Cake Bonanza; Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, and Super Quick!

I love cake! Then again, who doesn’t love a tall, creamy, fluffy and decadent piece of heaven? If you’d care to join me, I’ll share with you my latest invention; the Red Velvet Chocolate Mud Cake! This post contains both a recipe and a review. You can opt to use pre-mixes for this cake, or […]

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Why Preservatives Are A Killer; Great Food Without Nasties

A goodie but a nastie.. Food glorious food. We want it to smell nice, look good and last long.. but what’s the trade-off for this aesthetic perfection?

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The Very Best Gluten Free Gingerbread Cookies! (dairy-free & egg-free option)

No Christmas without gingerbread..  ..and a really truly great recipe is a must! Gingerbread really is the flavour of the season. Shops are full of it, cafe’s are full of it, even your favourite coffee’s full of it these days.  If you don’t mind I’d like to strip it back to basics. Back to my grandmas […]

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Checkerboard Snow Cake For Christmas – Gluten and Dairy-Free with Natural Colours

Let it snow, let it snow… I love making checkerboard cakes. They look impressive but are so easy! This Snow Cake is absolutely delicious with its lemon, coconut, vanilla combo, and white chocolate flowing over the citrusy butter cream frosting! Try it, you can’t go wrong. Or can you…

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Peppernuts – A yummy gluten free take on gingerbread!

We call them “Peppernøtter” which means peppernuts. They contain pepper and they’re shaped like nuts, so why not.

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How to know Safe from Unsafe Food Colouring

Life in Technicolor to the detriment of our health. Food colours are tricky. Many people, kids and adults, react to colourings, and you shouldn’t let the word “natural” fool you..

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Gluten Free Gourmet Puddings, Heavenly Trifles and a Very Luxurious Giveaway!

“Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.” -Norman Vincent Peale

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I Give Thanks For This Deliciously Dense Gluten Free Pumpkin Cake!

“Thanksgiving comes, by statute, once a year. To the honest man it comes as frequently as the heart of gratitude will allow” -E. S. Martin

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Fast & Fantastic 3 Ingredient Gluten and Dairy Free Protein & Potassium Breakfast Pancakes!

I want to introduce you to the worlds Best & Easiest breakfast!

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Avocado Banana Smoothie: A Digestion, Anti-inflammatory and Prenatal Helper!

I love sharing wonderful smoothie recipes with you, almost as much asI love drinking them!

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My Favourite “Melt-In-Your-Mouth” Swede/Rutabaga Cake! (Gluten Free, Dairy-Free, Failsafe, low FODMAP)

I just have to stop everything I’m doing for a minute, and share this fantastic cake with you! A lot of people either don’t “understand” swede, don’t use it, don’t know it or think that only cows eat it. I have grown up with it and I seriously LOVE it! It is so healthy, very […]

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Spooky Chocolate Muffin Marshmallow Halloween Ghosts (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Failsafe, low FODMAP)

*** Bring forth the raisins and the nuts Tonight All-Hallows’ Spectre struts Along the moonlit way. From ghoulies and ghosties And long-leggedy beasties And things that go bump in the night, Good Lord, deliver us, but come yee with thy horrid fright, to meet with all your klan tonight, let’s feast this eve away! ***

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Want to Mix Your Own Gluten Free Flour? It’s Easy; Use This Great Guide!

I get so many questions about how to mix your own gluten free flour, and most people certainly think it’s a difficult thing to learn.

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My Favorite Dessert “Karamellpudding” – a Norwegian take on Creme Caramel or Flan – Made dairy and gluten free!

  My grandma used to be the undefeated boss of “Karamellpudding”. Her trained hands would twirl the molten sugar around the pan effortlessly, never burning a finger. Her pudding always came out flawless, velvety and golden, and always abundant.

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My World-Famous Gluten Free Crispy Crunchy Chicken Sticks! (with homemade ketchup)

 Well, not world-famous just yet perhaps. But I’m pretty sure they will be after today! Forget Chicken Nuggets – These are decidedly better (not to mention healthier)!

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The World’s Best Carob Brownie -Not Kidding!

Say hello to your new favourite treat! In the last few weeks (7 to be exact) these brownies have been our comfort and joy, and pretty much the biggest contributor to us getting through the elimination diet. I have made them time and again, both with and without carob (brownie or blondie), and it NEVER […]

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Failsafe Toffee Cake… layers and layers of crazy good!

  Toffee AND Cake. I mean seriously, how good can it get? I’m not even gonna waste time talking right now. Partially because you won’t want anything to keep you from this recipe.. and partially because I don’t want anything to keep me from eating it. It’s practically yelling at me from the kitchen!

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Coeliac Prevalence Infographics & a Brain Power Smoothie (with some astounding egg yolk facts!)

 Quite possibly the most nutritious smoothie around! (Recipe with dairy-free and fructose-friendly alternative)

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The Ultimate List of Allergen-Free Ice Cream Recipes! (with or without an ice cream machine)

Eat lots of ice cream, it fixes almost everything! Unless it contains gluten. Or dairy, or eggs, or nuts or soy of course. But I’ve got that sorted for you! Behold a fairly comprehensive list of awesome cool deliciousness that all fit the bill for common food allergies or intolerances!

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Be Kind to Yourself with an Almond, Orange & Banana Smoothie!

 A smoothie that will give you back that spring in your step (pun intended)!

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Ice Cream Sandwiches to Melt Your Heart.. and a cherry on top!

“I want to do to you what spring does to cherry trees..” (Pablo Neruda)

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