Try these Gluten-Free Prairie Recipes!

GFP Crazy Breakfast!

"Start up a gluten-free oat based business? You must be crazy".

Well, for those that pointed it out early, here's a little something for them. How does Gluten-Free Oat Groats, baby kale, cottage cheese and tomatoes sound? Crazy? We say delicious! You'd have to be crazy to not like this protein packed breakfast.



GFP Cheesecake with Granola Crust!

Anyone can eat granola from a bowl with yogurt, milk, berries, honey, etc. But I digress... We love our new Montana Mornings Granola so much that we are trying to come up with new ways to use it so we can have it anytime we want! We've determined that in order to show up to a pot luck with a dessert item that contains granola we would use it a a crust. Brilliant, we know. So now you can give it a shot too!



GFP Baby's First Oatmeal!

Oats are a wonderfully healthy grain and they may be baby’s perfect first cereal, replacing rice as the go-to in generations past. 



GFP Oatmeal Brulee

If you still think that oatmeal is just a hot cereal for a snowy Montana morning or simply the stuff that holds Gramma’s favorite cookie together – I hope I can change your mind today. Inspired by Taste of, this recipe for Oatmeal Brulee once again demonstrates the versatility of this amazing naturally gluten-free grain. Serve it up for Sunday Brunch, a special birthday breakfast, or simply a perfect dessert. With its crunchy Brulee topping and luscious ginger sauce – these oats are dressed to impress. The result is proof positive…you can dress oatmeal up and take her out too. Enjoy!



GFP Savory Potato Oat Pancakes

Manhattan Potato Quick Facts:
1) Potatoes are naturally Gluten-Free!
2) A majority of Idaho potatoes get their start in Manhattan, Montana
3) Manhattan is famous around the country for fabulous
disease-free potatoes (thanks Schutter Family)
4) And Potatoes LOVE gluten-free oats!
It’s all true.
This week Gluten-Free Prairie is also preparing for our Grand RE-Opening during Potato Festival on Saturday, August 16th. We hope you’ll stop by, say hello and try some samples.
And today, we’re kicking off our celebration with:



GFP Summer Breakfast Groats

Think your Summer breakfast is limited to cold cereal or bacon and eggs? Our Cold Groats are a wonderful way to start your busy summer day. A great source of protein, fiber and flavor, this simple recipe is a perfect alternative to sugary processed boxed breakfast cereals.




GFP Higher Protein Super Pancakes

We talked to many folks who are going gluten-free these days and answered so many GF baking questions
we decided to do a little class. Welcome to: Gluten-Free Baking 101. Let’s start with the
basics. And what could be more basic than pancakes? We know that protein and B vitamins can
often be missing from a gluten-free diet, so we’ve ramped up the protein here along with a surprising fluffiness that
will satisfy even the pickiest in your clan.
No one will believe these are gluten-free


RECIPE: Makes about 10-12 pancakes



GFP Zucchini Fritters

In the blink of an eye we’re at the end of July, leaving us to ask the question - How did that happen?
And as our summer growing season approaches its peak, the next question is – “What do we do with all of this zucchini? If you’re looking for creative ways to use your abundant zucchini harvest, these savory Zucchini – Oat Flour Fritters provide a simple and effective way to accomplish the task.


RECIPE: Makes about 10-12 fritters



GFP Breakfast Granola

It’s a fact – the Summer Solstice is behind us and the days are getting shorter. 
Are you chasing summer today? Trying to get out on the river, onto the trail or on your horse? Or do you just want a healthy snack to enjoy in your car or at your desk? One solution might be our Breakfast Granola. A while back I co-authored a little cookbook – “500 Gluten-Free Dishes”- and Breakfast Granola can be found on page 45. This simple recipe comes together quickly and stores well for up to two weeks in the fridge. Enjoy it as a cool summer breakfast or throw some in a re-sealable container for your day on the go.
If you’re interested in the other 499 gluten-free recipes, you can get the entire cookbook directly from us at Gluten-Free Prairie: 406-282-4280.



GFP Simple Summer Fruit Crisp

Many Montanans’ believe there are actually 5 distinct seasons in Big Sky Country: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall and…. Guests! If you’re entertaining this “guest season” our Simple Summer Fruit Crisp is sure to impress even your pickiest guests. We used peaches here,
but you can use any seasonal fruit as well. Our GFP Oatmeal creates a light streusel-like topping that is irresistible.



GFP Deep Dark Chocolate Brownies

Chocolate. Gluten-Free. Need we say more? We didn't think so.


GFP Toasted Oat Flour Sweet Flour Blend!

We are always being asked for a Gluten-Free Prairie Toasted Oat Flour blend. While we don't currently sell any pre-mixed flour blend, we want to share with you our GFP Oat Flour Blend for Sweet Baking! It's only got 3 ingredients! You can use this blend for cupcakes, brownies, scones, or any other sweet application. There's no sugar in this blend, that will come from the recipe you use it with. Bon appetite Y'all!


Higher Protein Oat Waffles

You gotta try these Good for You Higher Protein Oat Waffles. You can use this recipe for pancakes too. Surprisingly fluffy and crispy, no one will believe they are gluten-free! The secret ingredient is cottage cheese, I know, right?


GFP Oatmeal Blueberry Breakfast Muffins

What kid or kid at heart, wouldn't want to start the day off by eating a muffin? Mom says this will start your day off right. Always listen to mom.


Oat Groat Soup with Chicken and Kale.

A Hearty Heater-Upper!

Winter is a time to fight back against mother nature's freezing fury. This simple soup will help fuel you for that battle and taste good while doing it! With the addition of roasted chicken and our Gluten-Free Prairie Oat Groats you'll have a bunch of protein too!


GFP Toasted Oat Flour Gravy. Pass the 'taters!

Gravy. This simple side dish can make your knees weak if it's done just right. Most people are intimidated by it. You shouldn't be! Watch our easy 6 step Gluten Free Oat Flour Gravy recipe to learn how. The key is to keep it moving constantly. If you leave your post even for just a minute it can make the difference between "OMG That's Good Gravy!" and "I've never been good at making gravy either". So be patient and just get a little prairie Zen action. Your efforts will be rewarded!


GFP Zucchini Oat Groat Boat (Set sail for flavor country!)

If you've ever grown a zucchini plant or lived within an hours drive of friends who have, you've probably ended up with lots of these squash sitting on your counter-top taunting you to use them. Well, we're no stranger to that scenario out here on the Gluten-Free Prairie. We've come up with a truly delicious gluten-free dish using our whole grain Oat Groats as the co-star along with the zucchini. Topped with cheese and baked to golden brown perfection there is little this boat can't handle. Join us on the waves of whole grain as we sail our Gluten-Free Prairie Zucchini Oat Groat Boat to flavor country!



GFP Tropical Groat Salad (Aloha Y'all!)

"Boy, I sure could go for some delicious groats, but it's summertime and I'd really like something cool and refreshing to make as a side dish. " That's what we thought too, so we decided to make up this warm weather side dish that will knock your socks off (which is good since it's warm anyway). It's got mango, coconut, pineapple, and currents! It's like the Gluten-Free Prairie is saying "Aloha Y'all!




GFP Big Sky Turkey Burgers!

BBQ is synonymous with spring and summer. We've taken our Gluten-Free Prairie Oatmeal and used it in place of bread crumbs to help keep these delicious burgers together. We like to top ours with just about everything, so we need a nice big sturdy burger to do that. We think you'll find this recipe will quickly become a warm weather staple in your gluten-free recipe box. We like to say "It's simple enough for camping. Fancy enough for company."



GFP Meatballs with Groats and Huckleberry Sauce

Using our groats as a binder helps to elevate the texture of these delicious meatballs. Use whatever meat you like. Turkey, hamburger, bison, or even venison. To make it truly a Montana treat use huckleberry jam in the sweet and tangy dipping sauce. This is sure to make a statement as a gluten-free side dish for any occasion.



GFP Overnight Breakfast Groats (Apple cinnamon yum!)

Want to start your day off with a healthy meal that won't leave you hungry again before lunch? Well, try our overnight breakfast groats. Overnight you say? But it's breakfast, right? That's the beauty of this recipe. You start it before you go to bed and in the morning your just heat, eat, and go. Try it with fresh berries, yogurt, honey, or whatever your taste-buds tell you sounds good.



GFP Coc-OAT-nut Shrimp

This festive little dish is usually heavily battered and deep-fried. Here’s an awesomely healthy gluten-free version. Serve it as an appetizer or entrée,  hot or cold! Serve it with a lime wedge and your good to go!



GFP Christmas Sugar Cookies

Remember when you were a kid and loved those delicious sugar cookies with all the fun decorations? Well, now you can make them with our Gluten-Free Toasted Oat flour using this recipe! These classic sugar cookies are sure to please a crowd. Make them up for your kids school, an office party, or just to have a tasty GF snack with your eggnog!


GFP Toasted Oat Cupcakes (Vanilla)

Who doesn't like cupcakes? Am I right? Well, these gluten free cupcakes are a treat for any time of year. They are light, fluffy and good for you too! By using our Gluten-Free Prairie Toasted Oat Flour we add protein and fiber to these indulgent mini cakes. Decorate them for a birthday, Halloween party, Christmas gathering, or totally naked. They are going to disappear, so make sure you taste test a couple before the crowd gets to them.


GFP Oat "Groat-sotto"

While most groat recipes seem to revolve around the breakfast hour, we also love these tasty little gems as a side dish or even an entrée. Our GFP Oat Groats might be considered the chameleon of GF grains. This basic oat groat risotto recipe will get you started, but the possibilities are truly endless!



GFP Skillet Oatmeal Apple Crisp

How about another dessert item using our Gluten-Free Prairie Oatmeal along with our Gluten-Free Prairie Toasted Oat Flour? This skillet version of an apple crisp is deliciously deceiving in its simplicity. The secret is cooking the apples in the skillet before you put the topping on it. Try it, you won't be sorry you did, and neither will anyone you share it with.



Gluten-Free Prairie Oatmeal Graham Cracker Pie Crust


Our Gluten Free graham crackers are great for s'mores, dunking in your coffee, making crusts, or just by themselves.



Gluten-Free Prairie Oatmeal Graham Crackers


Our Gluten Free graham crackers are great for s'mores, dunking in your coffee, making crusts, or just by themselves.


Gluten Free Raisin Newtons

A delicious gluten-free raisin Newton made with real California Raisins!


Gluten-Free Prairie Oat Sandwich Bread Recipe

Recipe developer; Carla Spacher; and Founder of was inspired by our Gluten-Free Prairie Toasted Oat Flour when she developed this wonderful gluten-free sandwich bread.


Banana Almond Oatmeal PancakesGlutenFreePrairie_bread

These pancakes are easy to put together and are a wonderful and healthy option for breakfast. Pass the syrup please!


Blueberry, Walnut and Oat Bars GlutenFreePrairie_bread

This recipe is from Carol Fenster, from her cookbook, "125 Gluten-Free Vegetarian Recipes" (Avery/Penguin Group, 2011). The gluten-free oat crumble combined with the sweet blueberries makes for a delicious and easy dessert option. I know what I'm bringing to my next bake sale!


Gluten Free Oatmeal CookiesGlutenFreePrairie_bread

You'll never believe these oatmeal cookies are gluten-free! These did not last long. Even my most finicky eaters came back for more.

Oatmeal Crumble Topped PieGlutenFreePrairie_bread

My favorite pie in the world is Dutch apple but I struggled with how to make it gluten-free. After figuring out the pie crust, I used my Gluten-Free Prairie Oats to make the crumble topping. AMAZING! Add this crumbled topping to your favorite pie recipe and tell us how it turns out.