Recipes

Girl Scout of America Introduces Two New Gluten-Free Choices Nationwide

gluten free girl scout cookies

-For the first time in Girl Scout history, gluten-free cookies will be available nationwide from most Girl Scout councils. The two new gluten-free offerings include: Toffee-tastic, buttery cookies with toffee bits, and Trios, made with real peanut butter, chocolate chips, and whole grain oats.* The newcomers will join legendary classics like Thin Mints and Samoas/Caramel deLites. Not all varieties are available ...

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Give thanks for a gluten free Thanksgiving, Part 1

Thanksgiving is a time of gratitude, togetherness, feasting and gluten. Yes, unfortunately, gluten is abundant on most holiday tables, in stuffings, gravies, pies, rolls and more. But it doesn’t have to be that way. In the next few articles, I’ll offer some good alternatives to your gluten-filled Turkey Day favorites.

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Give thanks for a gluten free Thanksgiving, Part 2

Gluten free side dishes What’s Thanksgiving without side-dishes? Just plain ol’ turnkey dinner, right? Fortunately, lots of side dishes are naturally gluten free, like mashed potatoes and most sweet potato recipes, and either canned or fresh cranberry sauce. Sadly, it’s our old favorites that are gluten-FULL. Read on for some GF tweaks to these classic recipes. Green Bean Casserole Don’t ...

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Give thanks for a gluten free Thanksgiving, Part 3

No need to be jealous of your gluten-eating family and friends at Thanksgiving dessert; there are lots of gluten free options that will be the perfect ending to your perfect Turkey Day. No one does GF baking better, in my opinion, than Jules Shepard of Jules Gluten Free Flour Mix. Watch her video (below) on making her perfect pie crust. ...

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Gluten and Dairy Free Chocolate Pudding Mix Recipe

  Here’s a very easy make-ahead recipe for Gluten and Dairy Free Chocolate Pudding Mix. Keep a jar on hand for a fast kids-favorite dessert, after-school snack or lunchbox treat. Use your favorite dairy-free milk in the recipe. I used canned gluten-free coconut milk which makes a really rich-tasting pudding. Prep Time: 7 minutes Cook Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 12 minutes Ingredients: ...

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Gluten Free / Dairy Free High Protein “Banilla” Breakfast Smoothie

Kids love this creamy delicious high protein “banilla” smoothie. There’s a lot of nutritional value in this 5-minute busy morning gluten and dairy free smoothie. Use a frozen banana for extra creamy texture. Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 5 minutes Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 2 cups unsweetened dairy free milk substitute – (Use your favorite. Mine is light coconut milk.) 2 ounces dairy free ...

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Gluten Free and Dairy Free Caesar Salad Dressing with Croutons Recipe

Running out of gluten-free and dairy-free lunch ideas for your kids lunchboxes for school or summer camp? This can be a particular challenge when most traditional options revolve around bread and cheese. Of course you can always use gluten-free bread to make the traditional turkey or peanut butter and jelly, but why not think outside the standard lunch box fare ...

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Gluten free and dairy free, 4 yummy recipes packed with calcium

Read on to find a list of calcium rich foods your doctor forgot to tell you about… Gluten free living for those with autoimmunity can be a challenge, but what if you’re also lactose intolerant, allergic to dairy, or intolerant to caseins? How many times have you been confronted with the question or personal concern of nutrition and adequate calcium ...

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Gluten Free Baking FAQs

Hello to everyone and many thanks to GlutenFreeNetworks.com for inviting me to participate in their Halloween/Fall event. I’d like to take this opportunity to share with you what I’ve learned about baking gluten-free quick breads, such as Pumpkin Cornbread Squares, after 10 challenging months of adapting wheat flour recipes and experimenting with gluten-free flours, starches, and gums.  Here are some ...

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