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Top 3 gluten-free myths, debunked

If you’re looking to start a gluten-free diet, or to simply experiment with gluten-free eating for the new year, make sure you aren’t distracted or discouraged by the common myths surrounding GF lifestyles. These myths can be deterrents to better health and make you question your commitment. The top three myths are easily debunked because they don’t take the reality ...

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10 Tips to be a Smarter Gluten-Free Cook

Ever get tired of cooking? Or maybe you live alone and don’t enjoy cooking for one? One of the best lessons I’ve learned while being gluten-free is that in order to eat the best you possibly can, you’ve got to cook it yourself. You know that gluten-free doesn’t necessarily mean healthy, so you can’t count on just purchasing products to ...

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Erawan Rice Flour: Cheap and the Best

Hey Friends! Here’s a quick money saving tip when it comes to buying rice flour and tapioca flour. Check out your local Asian grocery store. We use Erawan. $.99/lb. Erawan comes from Thailand. Don’t let the inexpensive price fool you. This is an excellent choice. The flour is superfine, not gritty like many gluten free flours. It is also truly flavorless. ...

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Is Baking Powder Gluten-Free?

Question: Is Baking Powder Gluten-Free? Gluten-free baking recipes frequently call for “gluten-free” baking powder and some products are labeled “gluten-free.” Why is that? Learn what’s in baking powder and even make your own fresh gluten-free baking powder at home. Answer: No, not all brands of baking powder are gluten-free. Baking powder is made from baking soda, cream of tartar (a ...

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Surviving Game Day Gluten Free

Sunday is the big game day, Superbowl XLIX.  Many will be gathering with friends and family to see who this year’s Superbowl champion will be.  I am not a football fan, but I will most likely find  myself at a party on Sunday.  Since I am gluten free, I will need to be careful that I don’t eat anything that ...

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Homemade Gluten-Free Mayonnaise Recipe – Food Processor Method

Mayonnaise is a kitchen staple that adds rich flavor and binds ingredients in dishes from tuna salad to crab cakes. If you’ve ever tasted homemade mayonnaise, you know that the rich flavor and silky texture is nothing like what we buy at the grocery store. There are many good reasons to learn how to make homemade mayonnaise, first and foremost because ...

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How to Use Millet in Gluten-Free Recipes

Millets – Important Food Source Worldwide: The millets, a group of thousands of varieties of grass-like annual plants that bear small to miniscule-sized seeds belong to the Gramineae family of plants.Food anthropologists believe that millet was the first cereal plant domesticated by man. Today millet is considered the 6th most important grain crop in the world. The most common varieties ...

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Gluten-Free Quinoa & Pumpkin Seed Granola Recipe

I have dubbed this my no-oat granola. I missed that detail when I first started adapting this recipe and was sure Better Homes and Gardens had forgotten to list the oats in the ingredient list. Alas, it was intentional and I’m loving it! This granola with a little homemade almond milk is my new go-to breakfast, snack, and occasional dinner.

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