Broccoli & Carrot gluten free Soup

Broccoli and Carrot Soup


4 tablespoons gluten free plain flour

4 tablespoons of butter

one medium diced onion

three and a half cups of milk (if you would like to minimise dairy I use rice milk).

three cups of chicken stock

2 medium-sized broccoli (cut off the bottoms and use the heads – separated)

1 cup of carrots

1 teaspoon of salt, cracked pepper and nutmeg

2 cups of cheddar cheese or gruyere cheese


Take out a large saucepan and a wooden spoon, put the stove on medium heat. Melt the butter, add the onion, then the flour and blend together. Once blended add 3 and a half cups of milk and mix, then add the chicken stock and mix, then add the broccoli and one cup of carrots. Add salt, pepper and nutmeg and mix. Bring the mixture to a boil while stirring. Once boiled put on low heat and cover for twenty minutes. Stirring on occasion. After twenty minutes add two cups of cheese. Mix together and heat up a little. Place in soup bowls and serve. This is a photo of the soup I made for dinner last night.

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Gluten-Free Hot Cross Buns

Gluten-Free Hot Cross Buns

Do you love Hot Cross Buns? This is the first year I made them gluten-free They are surprisingly tasty. All I did was substitute self-raising flour for gluten-free self-raising flour. Presto – They don’t rise as much, but the taste is still magnificent. I will post the recipe soon.

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Readers are Leaders – Happy Easter

One of my readers sent me these lovely photographs of her daughter reading my books. It is lovely when readers do this. Happy Easter.

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Lost in Love – A review – Lynda Gray

Sometimes in life, truly amazing things happen that make you feel over the moon. This is one of those moments. A review from Roxie’s Romance Reviews on amazon of my latest contemporary novel.

5.0 out of 5 stars An Amazing Intense Romance

on April 7, 2017
Format: Paperback|Verified Purchase
The storyline is awesome. With fantastic characters.
Lorenzo is a wealthy Italian merchant banker. He has just become the CEO of a Paris bank the Farrington-Pinault.
Claudette is the head of securitization at the bank. She has just went through a tough break-up with her ex-boyfriend. When Lorenzo first sees her he is drawn to her. Claudette has never seen or met the new CEO of the bank so Lorenzo decides to play with her a bit by pretending to be someone else. The next day the truth comes out Claudette can not figure out why he did this. Then Claudette is sent with him to New York for a meeting to merge his bank with a New York one. They become even closer, but then Lorenzo is blackmailed into getting engaged to the New York banks owners daughter Sophie!. Only Lorenzo wants Claudette not Sophie. Will things work out for Lorenzo and Claudette?.
You will love this sweet, funny, and exciting romance. It is a must read book!