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Sourdough Buckwheat Crepes with Kefir Sour Cream – Gluten Free

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I have been playing around with a gluten-free crepe recipe for the past few weeks. And this is what I have finally come up with. I prefer to soak and ferment grains and grain-based foods wherever possible. It is a process that makes digestion a whole lot more fun for this dodgy tummy of mine. Soaking and fermenting grains is a traditional practice that is done throughout many different cultures around the world.  This process not […]

Rusty Skillet Favourite: Gluten-Free Sourdough Bread

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baking / bread / breakfast / dairy free / favourites / fermented / food / gluten free / lunch / nutrition / rusty skillet favourite / savoury / sourdough / vegan / vegan option / vegetarian

I thought it was time for a post on one of my go-to recipes. Bread is a staple food in the western diet. But for people with allergies and intolerances, bread is often one of the trigger foods for an upset tummy and unhappy skin. Gluten and yeast are a big no-no for the kids and myself, causing bad gut pain and triggering eczema. Most gluten-free breads are yeasted, as well as a tad on the […]

Bittersweet Chocolate Hazelnut Cake (Grain Free)

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baking / gluten free / grain free / nutrition / sweet

With more and more research showing a significant link between sugar consumption and disease (such as heart disease and diabetes, to name only a few), I am encouraged to find new ways of creating healthy treats that are free from refined sugars and low in natural sweeteners. I often use small amounts of maple syrup or honey in place of sugar. Fruit can also add sweetness, while helping to maintain moisture in the finished product. This cake […]

Rosemary + Brown Butter Crackers with Fig Butter

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food / GAPS / gluten free / grain free / nutrition / savoury / snack / sweet / vegan option / vegetarian

Hello! Welcome to The Rusty Skillet. This blog is intended to become a collection of my own recipes, as well as many of my favourite recipes that I have gathered and personalised over the past decade. With a keen interest in nutrition and gut health I often have people asking about the foods and meals my family and I eat on a daily basis. I will occasionally write about different ingredients and why I prefer a specific one over […]