Gluten-Free Communion Wafers

Are Communion Wafers Gluten-Free?

If you are a gluten-free Christian, I expect that you might have the same problem that I run into when I take Holy Communion.

The Host (the Bread) is gluten-y.

So, in answer to the question in the title… No, communion wafers (or the equivalent), as a general rule, are not gluten-free.

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Gluten-Free Corned Beef Hash with Cabbage, Green Peppers and Onion

Gluten-Free Corned Beef Hash Skillet Is an Easy Meal

Gluten-free corned beef hash is an easy 30 minute meal. The cabbage and other vegetables add variety and nutrition and make a complete meal in a skillet.

It’s an ideal dinner recipe to cook on a busy weeknight that will have your family coming back for more.

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Chicken Salad with Olives and Tomatoes

Chicken Salad, Any Way You Like It

A good chicken salad is an easy, economical staple on the menu any time of year, and it’s easy to make gluten-free. It can be any way you like it…a simple salad, a sandwich or even a quick dinner.

Chicken salad also can easily be dressed up to make elegant tea sandwiches, hearty submarine sandwiches or tempting dinner salads. Sadly, this one didn’t last as long as I had hoped it would.

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Well-Done Gluten-Free Pork Sirloin Pot Roast, Ready for Dinner

Gluten-Free Pork Sirloin Pot Roast

There are many easy ways to cook a pork roast.

One of the most basic is also quite easy… and a perennial favorite of mine… a pot roast!

It takes just a few minutes to get it started, then it cooks on its own for a couple of hours.

I think that a pot roast must be one of the original one-pot meals… Paleo in the extreme!


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Gluten-Free Peach Salsa

Gluten-Free Peach Salsa

I love peaches. I was born in Fredericksburg, Texas…

… Smack-dab in the middle of the Texas Hill Country’s many peach orchards!

And, I think peaches are so good that I wondered what they might taste like in a salsa.

So, I decided to whip up a batch to find out.

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Easy Gluten-Free Banana Peanut Butter Muffins

These easy gluten-free banana peanut butter muffins are quick to make and have for breakfast or snacks without a lot of fuss and bother, and, to make it even better, they taste great.

The other day I baked some of these for an easy breakfast and enjoyed two of them right away. Then I unexpectedly found I had to take a family member to the doctor immediately.

That trip took a lot longer than I expected. About half-way through waiting for our turn to see a doctor, I realized I should have taken a couple of these muffins with me. They would have packed easily into my purse and they would have made a terrific snack!

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6. Carved and Ready to Serve

Mediterranean Beef Rump Roast in the Slow Cooker

I made the most delicious, gluten-free beef rump roast braised in my slow cooker the other day. It was lean and flavorful and it sliced easily so it was easy to serve. The juices were fragrant with the Mediterranean seasoning and the savory vegetables. And, to top it all off, the sandwiches that I will make from the leftovers will be wonderful… We’ve had this before… Many times!

When I did thicken the juices to make a gluten-free gravy the way my husband likes it, we really enjoyed it. I used sweet rice flour for thickening this time. But, arrowroot powder or potato starch flour would work too if you’re cooking paleo.

A little while before serving time, I stirred the thickener into some of the juices and then stirred that back into the crockpot. It made such an easy gravy! There was plenty of flavor in the juices, so without any thickening it would still be excellent if you are on a low-carb diet.

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