Guest post: Gluten free sweet snacks

Happy Friday! Here’s another guest post from Linda Rosario of Chef Needs “The Kitchen that Every Chef Needs”. which offers sandwich prep tables, prep tables, bakery display cases, deli display case, pizza prep tables, and other restaurant supplies. Linda loves painting and cooking. She also has a small pastry shop.

Gluten Free Savory Snack Recipes by Linda Rosario

Gluten free eating need not be a torture for you. These days, there are already various gluten free recipes that you can take advantage of today! Here are some gluten free snack recipes for you to enjoy!

spiced-pecans-ck-521219-lSpiced Pecans
These mildly salty and sweet nuts will surely appease any unhealthy cravings you may have all throughout the day. Having them on hand during the holidays will be a fantastic idea too!

What you will need:
1 tbsp of packed brown sugar
1 pound of pecan halves
1 tsp of fresh thyme, chopped
1 ½ tsp of Kosher salt
1 tsp of fresh rosemary, chopped
½ tsp of pepper, freshly grounded
a pinch cayenne pepper
2 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil
What you need to do:

  1. Preheat your oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Place the pecans evenly on a baking dish. Roast until it becomes fragrant. This will take just about twelve minutes. It is a must that you monitor the nuts well as these can easily burn.
  2. In a small bowl, place pepper cayenne, rosemary, thyme, brown sugar, salt and pepper. Mix it well.
  3. Once the pecans are roasted, transfer these to the large bowl. Drizzle a bit of olive oil toss so that the oil will be evenly distributed. Add in the spices mixture. Toss once again so that all pecans will be completely coated. You can serve it right away if you want it warm. You can also try cooling them down and storing it in an air tight container.
  4. Additional information: Storing the nuts in an airtight container will allow them to last up to two weeks.

Chocolate and Nut Butter Bites
Here is one sweet treat to satisfy your sweet tooth cravings. This is not only delicious but is easy to
4 tsps of any nut butter of your choice (pistachio, cashew or almond)
Spread a bit of nut butter on one chocolate square. Try to spread about ½ teaspoon of nut butter. Serve

Photo credit: My Recipes

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