The Belles are thrilled to present a fabulous cookbook we have had the opportunity to review: “Simply Sugar & Gluten-Free” written by Amy Green. We are huge fans of her blog, so when we found out she published a cookbook – we knew we had to share it on our blog!
Simply Sugar & Gluten-Free contains over 180 recipes, 140 of which have never been published on her blog. This is the perfect cookbook for those suffering from Celiac disease or those looking to cut down on their gluten consumption. And we can all benefit from reducing our gluten intake and of course our refined sugar intake. I am shocked at how much sugar sneaks into my day. Using the delicious and healthy recipes in this fabulout book we can all start eating better, living healthier, and enjoying delicious home made meals. Simply Sugar & Gluten-Free includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert recipes for all occasions!
Each recipe includes a “Quick Tip” and many recipes contain options for making recipes dairy-free-which is a huge help for those of looking to cut out or cut down on our dairy consumption (me!). The book includes plenty of vegan options!
Simply Sugar & Gluten-Free contains 23 Breakfast Recipes
- including delectable muffins, scones, donuts, pancakes, waffles, syrup, coffee cakes, and hot cereals. Perfect for every season and day of the week! Seven of the breakfast recipes are dairy-free, and five include the “Make it Dairy-Free options” and four of them are vegan! Perfect variety for every dietary need!
16 Starters & Snack Recipes
These include plenty of dips, homemade chips, granola, and simple, portable snack ideas. Seven of them are egg-free, four are dairy-free (1 with a Make it Dairy-Free option) and three are vegan!
9 Spread & Condiment Recipes
Love that this section includes ketchup! Oh and don’t forget to try the chocolate nut butters, and dipping sauces! Five are vegan and three egg-free!
10 Soup Recipes
Includes slow cooker soups- love this! I try & use my slow cooker as much as possible! Lots of vegetable and meat based soups. Five are dairy-free (1 with a Make it Dairy-Free option) and 10 are egg-free, 1 vegan, and 3 vegan options!
14 Salad Recipes
This section is perfect for summer and includes 3 salad dressings, 7 are egg-free, and four are vegan!
22 Main Dish Recipes
Love the variety in this section! Meal options for hot weather, cool weather, and for various time & prep options. Includes a simple, no-fail pizza crust, chicken dishes, vegetarian & vegan dishes. Ten are dairy-free, 21 are egg-free recipes, and 1 vegan.
This section includes tons of variety to compliment the main dish section. Recipes includes beans, whole grains, vegetables, and pasta! Six are egg-free, 1 dairy-free, 9 vegan!
14 Cookie & Bar Recipes
Yes this is one my favorite sections! It includes traditional cookie recipes, biscotti, brownies, and bars. One dairy-free, 1 with a Make It Dairy-Free option, 1 egg-free, 4 vegan!
15 Cobbler, Crisp, & Pie Recipes
Oh my yum. So many fabulous recipes in this section. The cobbler recipes sound phenominal- I have them tabbed and ready to go! It includes 2 different pie crusts, one is flourless, 7 egg-free, 1 dairy-free option, 1 vegan!
10 Cupcake & Cake Recipes
I have this whole section tabbed for future reference. So many yummy options. I made the Lemon Poppy Seed Cake with Raspberry Ricotta Frosting and it was AMAZING!!!! I love that I now have gluten free recipes for special orders. I have a cake order pending for a gluten free birthday cake and this will come in SO handy. Includes 4 cupcake recipes & 6 cake recipes and 4 dairy-free, & 1 vegan!
14 Frosting Recipes
So many fabulous ideas here. I can not wait to try the chocolate avocado. It sounds amazingly decadent. includes 2 whole food based frostings, 1 raw recipe, and a cupcake filling
- 9 egg-free, 2 dairy-free, 1 with a Make It Dairy-Free option, 4 vegan
8 Mousses, Puddings, & Custards
The mousse recipes in this section are divine. Perfect as a cake filling. It includes healthier versions of old favorites and 3 are egg-free, 1 with a Make It Egg-Free option, 1 dairy-free, 2 with Make it Dairy-Free options, 1 vegan!
12 Frozen Dessert Recipes
This section is perfect for summer refreshment. Fabulous ways to satisfy your sweet tooth on any diet plan and cool down at the same time. Includes popsicles, fruit desserts, and frozen cookie bars-yum!!! Two are egg-free and 3 vegan!
A Complete SS&GF Kitchen Guide
This section includes ingredient information, appliance & utensil information, and helpful product resources!