Monday, March 20, 2017
Sometimes we just get hungry for a certain thing. Of course it's a bad craving when you want brad, and you are supposed to be on gluten free diet.
Probably why gluten free flour were created. Anyway, I've been trying to cone up with some good recipes for when that craving strikes.
I found a cranberry orange bread in my old Weight Watchers cookbook. I of course modified it to fit my chosen lifestyle, added bananas and if you are on weight watches, it's about 6 points a serving.
Cranberry Banana Bread:
2 1/4 gluten free baking mix(Pillsbury)
1/4 coconut flour
1 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoons Xantham Gum
2 large eggs
1 tablespoon orange zest
Juice from 1 large orange
1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
1/2 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
2 mashed bananas
1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 1/2 teaspoons almond extract
1/2 cups chopped pecans (optional
3/4 cups dried cranberries
Mix all the dry ingredients in a large bowl
Add eggs, orange juice and zest. Add milk, extracts and bananas and nuts, if you are adding and the cranberries.
Mix well.The Batter will be sticky
Spray a loaf pan with cooking spray add the batter. Bake for 55 minutes to an hour Let stand for 20 minutes, slice and enjoy
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