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Gluten-free Recipes – 2023

Highlighted recipes with an asterisk* will probably be made again.

This year I decied to make most of my mom's and grandmother's recipes from friends and magazine clippings (a few are available online). Of course, the majority are desserts. Some were so good, like Nana Miller's Cheese’n Cake and Beth Hicks' Nut Cups, I wish I made them years ago. I'm still wary of the NY Times recipes. They aren't tested properly and are low-quality. Recipes that were originally printed in magazines or cookbooks are more reliable than recipes published directly to the web.


  1. Golden Milk*


  1. Pancakes* — src. Pop W. (Converted to gluten-free)
  2. Tofu Scramble

Breads and Muffins

  1. Banana Bread, Basic — src. Mom (Converted to gluten-free)
  2. Pumpkin Bread* — src. Mom (Converted to gluten-free)
  3. Rye-style Bread* — src. Steve


  1. Apple Cake — src. Heather (Converted to gluten-free)
  2. Apple Cake* — src. Renie Lynch (Converted to gluten-free)
  3. Angel Food Cake — src. Swan Potato Starch Flour
  4. Cherry Almond Cake
  5. Chocolate Chip Paht (Sweet Red Bean) Cookies* — src. The Korean Vegan Cookbook (Converted to gluten-free)
  6. Chocolate Persimmon Cupcakes — src. The Korean Vegan Cookbook (Converted to gluten-free)
  7. Delicious Apple Cake — src. Crock-Pot™ Cookbook (Converted to gluten-free)
  8. Gelato Affogato
  9. Lemon Sponge Pie — src. Nan (Converted to gluten-free)
  10. Nana Miller’s Cheese’n Cake* — src. Nan (Converted to gluten-free)
  11. Nut Cups* — src. Beth Hicks (Converted to gluten-free)
  12. Oatmeal Cookies — src. magazine clipping, Jell-O® (Converted to gluten-free)
  13. Orange Chocolate Cake — src. Mom (Converted to gluten-free and homemade)
  14. Orange Crunch Cake (Converted to gluten-free and homemade)
  15. Orange Jell-O Dessert — src. Nan
  16. Patriotic Jell-O Dessert — src. Steve and references
  17. Peach or Apple Cake, Eggless — src. Nan
  18. Poor Man's Cake — src. 1976/1977 newspaper clipping, Nan (Previously made, converted to gluten-free)
  19. Pumpkin Dutch Apple Pie (Used gluten-free pastry)
  20. Whipped Cream Topping


  1. Brown Rice Mushroom Casserole
  2. Creamy Corn-and-spinach Pasta*
  3. Crispy Rice Cake with Celery Salad and Avocado
  4. Mac and Cheese, Quick, Vegan* — src. Steve
  5. One-pan Pasta* (Used gluten-free pasta)
  6. One-pot Spaghetti* (Used gluten-free pasta, substituted chicken for beef)
  7. Oven-roasted Celery Root* (Tossed with gluten-free pasta)
  8. Sheet-pan Fried Rice with Vegan ‘XO’ Sauce
  9. Sloppy Joe, TVP — src. Steve
  10. Spicy Carrot Soup
  11. Winter-vegetable-and-gouda Gratin


  1. Basic Tomato Sauce* — src. Martha Stewart’s Slow Cooker
  2. Dark Soy Sauce
  3. Marinade* — src. Mom
  4. Worcestershire Sauce, Homemade, Vegan

Sides and Salads

  1. Celery Root, Sweet Potato and Quinoa Crumble — src. Small Plates and Sweet Treats
  2. Crispy Grain Salad with Peas and Mint (Fried instead of deep fried, omitted mint)
  3. Green Beans with Crispy Shallots and Mushrooms*
  4. Hot Delights* — src. Debbie Luciano
  5. Pasta Salad with Broccoli and Peanuts
  6. Perfect Rice Cooker — src. Crock-Pot Cookbook
  7. Roasted Carrots with Oat Dukkah*
  8. Sautéed Summer Squash with Red Pepper and Onion*
  9. Sicilian-Style Citrus Salad
  10. Sweet Potato Soufflé — src. Nan
  11. Sweet Potatoes with Miso-ginger Sauce
  12. Tangy Chive Potatoes* — src. Debbie Luciano
  13. Vegetable Tien — src. Martha Stewart's Slow Cooker

Snacks and Appetizers

  1. Oat Bars

New Ingredients

Foods I might not have used in my kitchen or consumed before 2023.