Some of those benefits include improving cholesterol levels, promoting digestive health and increasing energy levels, if you have gluten intolerance. On a gluten-free diet, you would likely eat more fruits and vegetables, just because they are several food sources that are non-starchy, and almost completely gluten-free.
That does not mean you have to give up all those tasty items you enjoyed before. For example, try these delicious gluten-free turtle brownies. Even if you are not on a gluten-free diet, you will love them.
- 1 box Betty Crocker® Gluten Free brownie mix
- butter and eggs called for on brownie mix box
- 25 caramels, unwrapped
- 2 Tablespoons whipping cream
- 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
- ½ cup coarsely chopped pecans
- Preheat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan).
- Grease bottom of (8- or 9-inch) square pan.
- In medium bowl, stir together brownie mix, butter and eggs until blended. Spread 2/3 of batter in pan. Bake 10 minutes.
- Meanwhile, in medium microwavable bowl, microwave caramels and whipping cream uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until smooth.
- Drizzle caramel evenly over partially baked brownies.
- Sprinkle with half the chocolate chips and half the pecans.
- Drop remaining brownie batter by small spoonfuls onto caramel layer.
- Sprinkle with remaining chocolate chips and pecans.
- 3 Bake 20 to 25 minutes longer or until top of brownie looks dry.
- Cool completely before cutting.
- Cut into squares, 4 rows by 4 rows. (Serves 16)