Think you can’t stay gluten-free during the holidays? Truth be told, 4th of July can be particularly challenging, considering some of America’s favorite dishes are full of gluten: pasta salad, hot dogs, bread, cakes and cookies. But the goods news is, there are a ton of recipes available for those of us who eat allergen-free — both foods that are inherently gluten-free, as well as quick and easy grain substitutions. Just keep in mind that eating whole foods that are naturally free of gluten are easiest to prepare, usually most affordable, and also healthier than pre-packaged and processed GF foods. Read More »
4th of July
Fourth of July is just around the corner and red, white and blue desserts will be in all the stores. However, if you are on a gluten free diet, you will most likely need to make your own gluten free Fourth of July dessert.
One of the easiest desserts to make is an American Flag Cake. Using a gluten free cake white or yellow cake mix (see brands below), prepare a 9″x13″ cake in a pan. Allow the cake to cool.
Frost the cake with white gluten free frosting. Read More »
The Fourth of July is almost here and it is time for festive desserts. When this Examiner saw that the recipe for Summer Berry Trifle on FamilyFun.com was easily converted to gluten free, it just had to be shared. Schar makes a great gluten-free ladyfinger that can be purchased locally at Return to Eden.
If you would rather eat cake, then Jen Cafferty has a great recipe for a gluten-free flag cake. New Harvest Naturals makes mini pound cakes that can easily be decorated with whipped cream and fresh berries to create individual flag cakes. You can purchase New Harvest Naturals products locally at Return to Eden.
Regardless of what you choose to make, get creative and really wow your family and friends. It doesn’t take much effort to produce a scrumptious gluten-free dessert that is a real crowd pleaser. Read More »
The holiday season is upon us! Celebrations all around, and parties abound, but regardless of your reason to have a gathering, if you or one of your party guests is gluten free, make sure you have plenty of beverages available that are not only safe to drink, but are as delicious as the rest of your drink options.
Udi’s Gluten Free is launching their NEW line of Hamburger Buns, Hot Dog Buns and two varieties of Ancient Grains Breads this month… just in time for your summer BBQs! I have been waiting for what seems like a very long time for Udi’s Gluten Free to make buns; I figured that since their bread is soft, delicious and doesn’t need toasting that their buns would be superior to others on the market. I was right.
My family sampled Udi’s new gluten free buns and Udi’s new gluten free Ancient Grain Breads and they were a hit! My daughter enthusiastically announced “I love Udi’s Hamburger Buns” at the dinner table; I especially liked them toasted on the grill. I was impressed by how Read More »