Homemade Biscuit

Homemade biscuit made with gluten free flour and kefir. Serve this tasty and yummy biscuits to your kids!

kefir biscuitIngredients

  • 1 medium egg
  • 1 tbsp. (15g) sugar
  • ½ tsp (2g) sea salt
  • ½ tsp. (2g) baking soda
  • ¼ cup (30g) of millet flour
  • ¼ cup (30g) of fine corn flour
  • 1 tbsp. (10g) baking powder
  • 4 tbsp. (60g) of butter, softened
  • 1 cup (160g) of brown rice flour
  • 7 tbsp. (84g) of potato starch
  • 300g of your favorite gluten free flour
  • ½ cup (100g) of kefir (this may vary and depends on your gluten free flour)

Instructions

  1. Begin by sifting in a mixing bowl the gluten free flours, baking powder, soda, sugar and salt together.
  2. Next add the butter, egg and kefir into the flour mixture then mix until it smooth. Cover and leave for about 30 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 375°F.
  4. Gently roll out to ¾ inch thick and use a glass to cut your biscuits, it should make 9 biscuits. Then place on an un-greased baking sheet the biscuits.
  5. Finally, bake the biscuits for about 15-20 minutes.

Enjoy!

Buttermilk Herb Muffins

These delicious muffins are fluffy and have a slight tangy taste. I add kefir on these recipe because nothing beats the flavor and texture of muffins baked with kefir.

Buttermilk-Herb-MuffinsIngredients

  • ¾ cup of Tapioca Flour (90g)
  • ¾ cup of Coconut Flour (120g)
  • 1 teaspoon of Kosher Salt
  • ½ teaspoon of Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon of Baking Powder
  • 2 Tablespoons of Raw Honey
  • ¾ cup of Butter, softened
  • 4 Eggs
  • ¾ cup of Kefir
  • 1 teaspoon of Fresh Thyme Leaves
  • 1 teaspoon of Parsley
  • 1 teaspoon of chopped Fresh Sage Leaves

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F and line a muffin tin with cupcake liners.
  2. Then sift together in a bowl the tapioca flour, coconut flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda.
  3. On a mixing bowl, whip together the butter and honey on high speed for a few minutes.
  4. Next is to add one at a time the eggs and whip until combined before adding another egg.
  5. Then into the mixture add about a third of the dry ingredients and whip until combined.
  6. And add about a third kefir and whip again.
  7. Repeat the previous two instructions until the dry and wet ingredients are completely combined.
  8. Add the herbs this time and whip for 30 seconds.
  9. Pour the batter into the cupcake liners. Then bake afterwards for about 25-28 mins at 350F.
  10. Allow to cool before serving.

Enjoy!

Banana Bread

Moist and delicious banana bread that is easy to make, just follow simple steps here.

banana breadIngredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup kefir
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/4 cup cups bananas, mashed
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/3 cup sugar (rapadura or Sucanat)
  • 3/4 cup nuts, chopped (optional)

Instructions

  1. Begin by mixing the kefir and flour in a bowl and leave it for 12 to 24 hours prior to making bread. Then cover to let the flour soak.
  2. Meanwhile preheat the oven to 300F.
  3. Next, mix together in a large bowl the sugar, butter, vanilla, eggs, bananas, and nuts. Then add the kefir-flour mixture into the bowl and mix until blend.
  4. Add the baking soda and baking powder and mix just until blended. Then pour the batter into a greased bread pan (9×5-inch).
  5. Finally, bake for approximately 1-1/2 hours until the inserted toothpick comes out clean. (The time of baking may vary on the sizes of pan that you are using and the number of pans that are baking at once.)

Enjoy!

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Moist, intensely flavorful chocolate zucchini cake with Kefir. A perfect way to enjoy chocolate without worrying calories.

chocolate zucchini cakeIngredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ cup coconut oil
  • 1 cup Kefir
  • 2 cups grated zucchini
  • 3 Tbsp Cacao or cocoa powder
  • ½ tsp Celtic sea salt
  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2½ cups of spelt sprouted flour

Glaze

  • ¼ cup of kefir
  • 3 ounces of organic chocolate chips or cacao chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Combine the butter and oil together and mix. Then add in the kefir, cocoa powder, grated zucchini, eggs, vanilla and maple syrup.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine the dry ingredients together. Then add one cup of dry ingredients into the butter and oil mixture and mix well until combine for about 2 minutes. (Remember to add the dry ingredients one at a time).
  3. Next is to pour the batter into a greased baking pan and bake for about 40-45 minutes at 350 degrees. If your using a bundt pan, increase the time of baking to 10 minutes.
  4. For the chocolate topping, on a low heat place the chocolate in a double broiler and stir until chocolate is melted. Remove from the heat and add the kefir and stir until well combined.
  5. Finally, drizzle the melted chocolate over the cake.

Enjoy!