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Wednesday, September 9, 2009

TOFU, GLUTEN FREE CHEESECAKE

GLUTEN FREE CHEESECAKE MADE WITH TOFU
THE CRUST:
1 CUP DATES
2 CUPS WALNUTS
ADD BOTH INGREDIENTS TO FOOD PROCESSOR, YOU WANT A GRAINY CONSITENCY SO YOU CAN PRESS IT INTO THE BOTTOM OF YOUR PIE PAN. JUST LIKE GRAHAM CRACKER CRUST.. POUR INTO PIE PAN, AND TRY TO EVENLY DISTRIBUTE, GENTLY PRESSING IT AROUND BOTTOM OF PAN..
BAKE CRUST FOR 15 MINUTES AT 375, REMOVE AND LET COOL WHILE PREPARING FILLING.
PIE FILLING:
3/4 BLOCK OF MEDIUM TOFU
1 8 OZ BOX CREAME CHEESE
2 LARGE EGGS
1 TSP VANILLA -G FREE
1 TBSP CORNSTARCH- GFREE
1/4 TSP SALT
COMBINE ALL INGREDIENTS IN FOOD PROCESSOR TILL SMOOTH AND CREAMY, POUR INTO PIE CRUST,
BAKE ON 375 FOR 25 TILL TOP STARTS TO VERY SLIGHTLY BROWN AND FEEL SET. LET COOL FOR HALF AN HOUR THEN PUT IN THE FRIDGE FOR ATLEAST AN HOUR. IT EVEN TASTES BETTER AFTER CHILLING OVER NIGHT.
ADD GLUTEN FREE CHERRY MIXTURE, OR YOUR FAVORITE CHEESECAKE TOPPING.
ENJOY!

TERIYAKI SALMON

GLUTEN FREE TERIYAKI SALMON for two 2 Salmon Steaks 1/4 cup Tamari sauce (gfree) 1/4 cup water 1/2 tsp rice vinegar (gfree) 1/2 tsp sesame oil (gfree) 2 cloves crushed garlic 1 tbsp sugar 1tsp ground or fresh ginger Combine all ingredients except garlic and ginger in a sauce pan, bring to a boil, then reduce for approx 10 min. once youve reduced it, add ginger and garlic. Let cool, pour 3/4 of sauce over salmon, (if you have the time to marinate for an hour, it will taste amazing.. if not, its ok. let it sit for a few while you set the table..open your wine and have a few sips...:) Put your salmon in the broiler on the top rack, let cook on each side for approx 4-6 minutes, turn and baste with the remaining marinade, cook a few more minutes, then serve your salmon atop a bed of white or brown rice, Use the remaing 1/4 sauce remaining in sauce pan to garnish each salmon streak and sprinkle with sesame seeds. enjoy!!!