Go Ahead Honey It’s Gluten Free: Manly Meal



Carol from Simply Gluten Free invited me to partake in a challenge called “Go Ahead Honey, It’s Gluten Free!” that happens every month. June’s challenge is to make some “Manly” Food.

Bean’s Bison Burgers with Garlic Basil Buns


Garlic Basil Buns

Adapted from “The Everyday Gourmet” by Willie Fitzpatrick and recommended by my mum’s shinny friends.

1/2 c. each millet, white sorghum and rice flours
1/2 c. tapioca starch
1 tsp. xathan gum
1 tsp. salt
2 tbsp. sugar
1 tsp each of baking powder and baking soda
1/4 c. fresh chopped basil
1/2 c. cold margarine or butter
3 garlic cloves, crushed
2 eggs
1 c.  milk
1 tsp. lemon juice

  1. Heat Oven to 325F.
  2. Line with paper or liberally grease and flour 6 jumbo muffin tins.
  3. Measure milk and add lemon juice. Let it sit for 10 minutes.
  4. Combine dry ingredients and basil.
  5. Grate margarine into flour mixture and mix.
  6. Combine garlic, eggs and milk and add to flour mixture.
  7. Mix well. Dough should be quite sticky.
  8. Spoon into muffin tins and cook approx. 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean.
  9. Turn out onto cooling rack and let cool.

Bison Burgers

1 lb. lean ground bison (or beef)
2 onions slices finely diced
1 egg
Cheese Slices

  1. Mix all ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Form into four patties.
  3. Cook on BBQ.
  4. Once burgers are almost done, place cheese slices on patties to melt.

The Fixin’s

4 – 6 strips of bacon
Mushrooms, sliced
Tomato Slices
Whatever else you feel like

  1. Cook bacon and mushrooms in separate pans until desired doneness.

Once everything is cooked, slice buns in half, make your burger and enjoy!

Here’s my burger:


Mr. Bean’s Burger:



Filed under Baking, Food

7 responses to “Go Ahead Honey It’s Gluten Free: Manly Meal

  1. This is awesome and oh so manly! Thanks for participating.

  2. Nom. Burgers. I’m making Ryan take me for one tmrw! 🙂

  3. I love your take on the burger buns. It’s a great way to make a sandwich. Savory muffins could be used for any sandwich…tea sandwiches, breakfast sandwiches…you’ve got my mind going now!

  4. mmm, i’ve never had bison, and i always look at it at the HFS….might have to indulge for this mouth-watering recipe 🙂

  5. Jenn

    wow homemade buns and awesome burgers, this looks so tasty!!

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