A fundraiser for the Quest Center
Recipes, Special Diets on September 21, 2010 by

A Gluten Free Fundraiser for the Quest Center for Integrative Health.

Today we are spotlighting a neat little gluten free cookbook that Quest Center for Integrative Health has created to raise money for their ongoing work here in Portland Oregon. This local non profit healthcare clinic has created “Gluten Free? Eat Good and Feel Great!” as a fundraiser to continue their work providing multidisciplinary and integrative health care in a community based setting to all people regardless of income. The sale of each of these cookbooks will help provide healthcare and nutrition advice to their patients, 75% of which are low-income, and under- or uninsured.

This cookbook features lots of healthy gluten free options, as well as a number of pages devoted to helpful hints and popular substitutions. We are definitely going to enjoy testing out their recipe for “Ultimate Oatmeal Cookies” on one of these rainy fall days

If you are interested in picking up this neat little cookbook, and supporting a great cause you can call 503-238-5203 or email them at info@quest-center.org .

Ultimate Oatmeal Cookies

3 Large Eggs
¾ cup canola oil
¾ cup warmed honey
4 ½ cups Gluten Free Quick Rolled Oats
1 ¼ Gluten Free Oat Flour
¾ cup Flaxseed Meal
¾ cup Unsweetened Coconut Flakes
2/3 cup nuts of your choice
2/3 cup raisins (or dried fruit of your choice)

Preheat the oven to 325 F
In a large mixing bowl, beat the eggs with an electric mixer.
Add the oil and honey and continue to beat for 1 minute.
In separate extra large bowl, combine all the dry ingredients thoroughly.
Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and knead well with clean hands until evenly mixed.
Let rest for 20 minutes.
Spoon the dough onto greased cookie sheets.
Press and shape to be ¼ inch thick and about 2” in diameter.
Bake for 15 minutes until golden browned.

A fundraiser for the Quest Center

A fundraiser for the Quest Center

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