Every once and a while I get the urge to play with gluten-free recipes. I don’t actually have any major issues with gluten, but I’ve found that when I over indulge my body makes sure to let me know.
Generally speaking most of the foods I eat throughout the day are naturally gluten-free, but when it comes to baked goods, its often a hit or miss. One of the reasons is I tend to avoid gluten-free baking is the additives and extensive list of ingredients. Personally I don’t like to use xanthan gum in recipes, so gluten-free recipes without eggs usually require a little more
work effort. I’ve been playing with recipes for protein brownies over the past couple weeks, the majority included black beans, no sugar, minimal oil, protein powder, and no flour. Needless to say, this isn’t one of those recipes… After weeks of healthy brownies I needed the good stuff! Continue reading