Microwave Paleo Buttermilk Biscuit from Borne Appétit

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Microwave Paleo Buttermilk Biscuit from Borne Appétit

I enjoyed a couple of RV trips to Cave City, Kentucky this Fall. What a beautiful area to enjoy caves, zip lines, horseback rides, hikes, Alpine slides" and biscuits

OK, so maybe I did not get to enjoy a biscuit. Maybe it was just a bite of a biscuit. Or two bites. In any event, one can hardly visit the South without succumbing to the siren's call of southern biscuits and gravy. In a word: Yum.

But I have diabetes, celiac disease and lactose intolerance and an aversion to red meat. As well, I need to strictly manage my diet to control my weight. So, regional comfort foods such as sausage gravy and biscuits are not very comforting for me.

I was inspired, however, to develop a really good recipe for a Paleo buttermilk biscuit. Let me repeat. It is a really good biscuit. And it's made in the microwave. So it's a quick and easy, and really good biscuit. And of course, being Paleo, it's grain-free and dairy-free. So then, it's a **quick and easy,  really good grain-free, dairy-free biscuit.  **

It sounds too good to be true. But it is true. Add to that, it can be made two ways: sweet or savory. This is a dense, dry biscuit because that's the way I like it. If you prefer a light and fluffy biscuit, check out  Borne Appétit on Pinterest.  Here's my recipe for Paleo Buttermilk Biscuit from Borne Appétit.

Paleo Buttermilk Biscuit from Borne Appétingredients:

1 extra large brown egg, locally farm-raised or organic

2 TBS coconut flour

2 TBS almond meal

2 TBS Trader Joe's canned low fat 100% coconut milk

1/2 tsp white vinegar

1/4 tsp baking powder

Pinch of salt

Optional: Add a pinch of chives and a pinch of onion powder to make a savory biscuit

Tools:Measuring spoonsSmall microwave safe bowlForkSpoon Directions:

1. Add all ingredients to a small microwave-safe bowl. Use a fork to stir ingredients into a stiff batter. Do not over-stir the batter.

2. Use a spoon to gather the batter into a ball. Pick up the ball with clean hands and shape it into a biscuit.

3. Place back into the bowl and microwave 2-minutes on high power (depending on your microwave power). I used a 1050 watt oven.

And there you have it: One perfect quick and easy and really good grain-free, dairy-free Paleo buttermilk biscuit.

I eat my biscuit with homemade jam that has no sugar added and uses only natural preservatives. I sometimes make my own preserves, but this time around I was fortunate to find some wonderful homemade jams at a shop in Kentucky. Named "Traffic Jam" the cook used a combination of berries, pectin, and grape juice in her recipe. Simple as that!

When I crave the Southern comfort food of sausage biscuits and gravy, I make the savory version of my biscuit by adding a pinch of chives and a pinch of onion powder. Then I split the biscuit and top it with a scrambled egg and my Paleo remake of Paula Deen's Sausage Gravy. Stay tuned for Paleo Remake: Paula Deen's Sausage Gravy from Borne Appétit coming next month.

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