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Gluten, Wheat and Dairy Free Crispy Szechuan Chilli Beef

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This is wheat free, gluten free, barley free, dairy free, crustacean free… but certainly not taste free. I’m addicted and you will be too.

Ingredients:

Meat:
500g beef cut into thin strips,
3 tbsp cornflour,
1 tbsp gluten free Worcester sauce,
1 tbsp white wine,
3 tbsp rice bran oil.

Sauce:
4 tbsp gluten free Worcester sauce,
1 tbsp siracha sauce,
1 tsp  crushed red chillies,
2 cloves of garlic, crushed,
2 tbsp honey
1 inch squared ginger, crushed,
1 tbsp mirin,
2 tbsp rice wine vinegar.

Veggies:
3 spring onions shredded,
2 carrots shredded.

Instructions:

1. In a large bowl combine the cornflour, vinegar and Worcester sauce.

2. Mix with the back of a fork until crumbly.

3. Add the beef to the mixture and combine until the beef is thoroughly coated in a gooey coating.

4. In a wok heat the rice bran oil.

5. Add the coated beef to the wok slowly. Turn every minute until crispy.

6. Place 2 sheets of kitchen roll on a plate. Place beef on the kitchen roll – this will soak up excess oil.

7. In the wok add the veggies and combined sauce. Stir until the vegetables become soft.

8. Add the beef and stir until sauce thickens and coats the beef.

9. Serve with rice.

If you make this let me know using #glutenfreegirlie.

GFG x

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Gluten Free Green Thai Curry Soup

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This comforting bowl of spicy cuddles is perfect for the cold and wet winter we are in just now. Here’s my secret recipe.

Ingredients

2 white onions (diced)
3 cloves of garlic (finely chopped)
1 inch squared of ginger (finely chopped)
100g of spring greens or pak choi (cut into strips)
1 red chilli (sliced into rings)
2 tbsp miso paste (check brand is gluten free)
2 tbsp mirin
2 tbsp rice vinegar
4 tbsp oyster sauce
2 tbsp tamari sauce (gluten free soy sauce)
Vegetables and meat of your choice – I used chicken, peas, sweetcorn, green beans, sugar snap peas, carrot cubes and mushrooms.
Rice or rice noodles to serve if desired.

Method

1. Heat wok with a small amount of water (100mls approx). No l is used in this recipe as it gives the final dish a less appealing appearance.

2. Once the wok is heated and the water is beginning to bubble add everything except the meat and vegetables.

3. Allow sauce to reduce and combine

4. Add meat. Ensure every surface is sealed.

5. Add vegetables.

6. Add ½ pint of water per person.

7. Allow to boil until chicken is thoroughly cooked.

8. At this point it is your choice of accompaniment. Add rice noodles directly to the broth, ladle over rice in a bowl or simple have on its own.

9. Enjoy.

If you make this it any of my recipes tag me with #glutenfreegirlie or @noglutengirlie if love to see your take on my inventions.

Love,

GFG x

GFG x

Day Zero Project – A Mind Focusing Task Orientated Goals Website

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So, this is a bit of an odd post – I don’t usually give into gimmicky and fad sites. However!

I have started a profile over on DayZeroProject.com – I even paid for a Plus Account.

The Day Zero Project is essentially a list of goals on a site that you can use for literally anything; but their most popular one is the one I am focusing on at the minute personally and that is: 101 things is 1001 days.

I have already started some of my list! 🙂

I will admit it is very hard to maintain (especially if you are me and you get scared even when the postman comes to the door with something nice. I hope I see it thorough to the end then I can say I have accomplished something.

I would highly recommend the site thoroughly to everyone and anyone.

My profile is: Day Zero Project – Mieliboo

Is Mud Gluten and Wheat Free?

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Tough Mudder Scotland is tomorrow.

Arrrrgggggghhhhhh!

If you don’t know what tough mudder is… here is a link to a video

Yeah.

That.

Hahaha.

I’m doing THAT.

TOMORROW.

Have I trained?

Physically – kind of as much as is humanly possible in the house when my back and shoulders are the way they are and I have a current allergy to… something unknown. I know my physical limitations – they are many and despite being a sports person I get sore just standing more of the time. Tomorrow is going to hurt. I know it is. Not only tomorrow for probably for a good while after. I just need to pray for no migraines from too much sugar/ excitement and not eat in the morning in the lead up. I have a plan I made for the physical side I made with my GP involving super anti histamines and gel glucose sachet things to carry in my little pocket in my running trousers, lots of recovery time and most importantly TAKING IT AS SLOWLY AS I NEED TO.

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Mentally on the other hand – I have trained like an Olympic athlete. I am ready for this beast. I have been challenging my cleanliness side of my OCD by gardening WITH NO GLOVES. Fair enough it’s only a little bit of mud and I cleaned thoroughly after but still. It is a major leap. One of my anxieties is perfection and being the best – so the bar I am setting myself is “dead last beats did not start” as only 78% of entrants earn that orange headband at the end. Yup 78%. So even if I have to mantra and walk/ hobble all the way if I earn an orange headband – I will have achieved my goal.

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Plus I will have my James there as he always is by my side every step of the way as I am his, supporting each other to get to where we want to be successfully.

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If you have made it this far awesome! Thank you for reading! I am actually now going to ask you for a little favour. I am putting myself through this not only for some hopeful self growth but also in support the Scottish Spina Bifida Association. They are a fabulous charity in Scotland who support all those affected by Spina Bifida throughout their lives with not only medical advice and assistance but also companionship, a sense of belonging and support.

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I have Spina Bifida Occulta and the Scottish Spina Bifida Association have been a wonderful source of information, support and assistance when I have needed it most. Please take a second and donate whatever you can below. Even £1 will make a massive difference.

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Support Gluten Free Girlie doing Tough Mudder in aid of SSBA on Just Giving

Thanks ever so much!

GFG x

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ALERT: Gluten Free Products Recalled from Asda, Waitrose and Sainsburys

Certain products have been recalled from Asda, Waitrose and Sainsburys.

Asda products include:

Gluten Free White Pitta Breads
Gluten Free Garlic and Corriander Naan Bread
Free From Gluten Free Pizza Bases

Sainsburys products include:

Free From Pizza Base
Free From Multiseeded Pitta Breads
Free From Sultan Scones
Free From White Pitta Breads
Free From Syrup Pancakes
Free From Garlic and Corriander Naan

Waitrose products include:

Genius Gluten Free Crumpets
Waitrose Gluten Free Pancakes
Waitrose Gluten Free Pitta
Waitrose Gluten Free Scones

Tesco products include:

Free From 4 Crumpets
Free From 2 Pizza Bases
Free From Pitta Bread
Free From Garlic and Corriander Naan

Here is a link to the FDA page for more information

Gluten Free Supermarket Product Recall

Hopefully none of my readers will be affected.

Here is a picture of a fabulous dog wearing a dandelion crown to soften the bad news ♡

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GFG x

Gluten Free Monthly Box Service Review – Snackly

For a few months I have had monthly Snackly boxes delivered. It’s a selection box of about 6 gluten free treats from various suppliers to try. I have been very impressed so far with the quality and value for money of them. Here are some photos of the boxes I have recieved:

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As you can see the selection is awesome, they come once a month and they are small snacks and treats. Something I have found lacking in an easy available form since becoming gluten free.

Also the kind folks at snackly have given me a money off code for all my followers! If you use the code GLUTENFREEGIRLIE it will entitle you to 50p off your first box!

Visit snackly.co.uk to order.

Just a quick disclaimer – I haven’t been endorsed in an any way by Snackly. I genuinely think that this is a fab product for newbie and veteran gluten free people alike.

GFG x