Archive for the ‘Holidays’ Category

 


St. Patrick's day right around the corner, and while many plan on celebrating with green beer, why not whip up a traditional Irish feast that's tasty, hearty, and all gluten-free?

The following recipes below will surely have you feeling the luck of the Irish. And if you are feeling extra festive, go ahead and add some green food coloring to your favorite gluten-free beer (I recommend Bard's) of choice! (more…)


Jen Cafferty

Gluten-free Valentine Candy to Make at Home

February 8th, 2010 by Jen Cafferty

For many people the highlight of Valentine's Day is eating chocolate. Making chocolate Valentine's Day candy at home is both fun, easy and can be gluten-free. This is a great activity for both adults and children and a wonderful gift giving idea.

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Jen Cafferty

Gluten-free Valentine’s chocolate cakes

February 8th, 2010 by Jen Cafferty

No need to fuss this Valentine's Day. There are many delicious gluten-free chocolate cake mixes available for you to create a Valentine's masterpiece. (more…)

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The holidays are upon us, which means lots of holiday parties and gatherings with friends and family, and of course, delicious desserts.

gingerbread_cookiesIn the mood for something new? Try these gluten-free cookie recipes courtesy of Whole Foods.

Chocolate Mocha Sugar Cookies

These cookies go great with a steaming cup of peppermint hot chocolate (more…)

Marissa Carter

Great Christmas Gifts for Gluten Free Friends

December 22nd, 2009 by Marissa Carter

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According to recent polls, almost 66% of people are saving their shopping till the last minute. Believe it or not, that last minute has come! Waiting this long can cause problems when it comes to empty store shelves and a lack of ideas. If you are in that 66% and looking for the perfect Christmas gift for a gluten free friend, look no further!

Christmas_Present No, this is not an article meant to advertise the latest gadget or specialty item. Instead, it is a bit of advice about the gluten free elite that may not be known to the general public. The fact is, gluten free food is expensive! There is no better gift for your friend than the security of knowing they won’t go broke buying groceries right after Christmas. (more…)

Jen Cafferty

Top Ten Gifts for Your Gluten-free Friends and Family

December 22nd, 2009 by Jen Cafferty

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GiftsThis year you can get your gluten-free friends and family a terrific gift that will make a huge difference in their life. There are gifts for all price ranges and any of these items will be appreciated. (more…)

Recipe: Gluten-free Old Fashioned Gingerbread Cake

December 22nd, 2009 by Kimberly Bouldin

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Old Fashioned Gingerbread Cake

Gingerbread_cake Ingredients: 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup butter 1/4 cup applesauce 1 egg 1 cup molasses 2 1/2 cups GF all purpose flour 1 1/4 tsp Xanthan Gum 1 1/2 tsp baking soda 2 tsp cinnamon 2 tsp ginger 1/2 tsp cloves 1/2 tsp salt 1 cup hot water (more…)

Kaitlin Fleming

Gluten Free Ginger Snaps

December 22nd, 2009 by Kaitlin Fleming

Christmas is only a few days away! I’ll be posting great ways to make your holidays full of delicious food all while keeping it gluten free. Enjoy!

gingersnaps_kaitlinflemingAlso, Mariposa Bakery has opened its doors at their new location at the South Entrance of San Francisco’s Ferry Building—great baked goods to go!

Ginger Snap Cookies

What you will need:

1 1/2 cups butter 2 cups white sugar, plus some for rolling 1/2 cup molasses 2 eggs 1/2 cup tapioca flour (more…)

Amy Fothergill

Gluten Free Eggnog Waffle Recipe

December 15th, 2009 by Amy Fothergill

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Gluten free waffles aren't hard to make; you really just need to substitute regular flour with a good gluten free flour blend.

To make some extra special waffles, try this recipe to serve around the holidays. The combination of nutmeg and vanilla makes for some wonderful smells in the house.

Try topping this with some fresh whipped cream, sliced bananas and maple syrup. Yum!

amy_fothergill_gf_eggnog_waffle2Gluten Free Eggnog Waffles makes 7 or 8 6" round waffles (make recipes individually rather than doubling) Ingredients: (more…)

Is turkey gluten-free? Here is a List That Is

November 23rd, 2009 by Kimberly Bouldin

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Turkey2_225x225With Thanksgiving coming up this week, it is important to know which turkeys are gluten-free and safe to eat. The issue with a turkey being gluten-free is usually in the gravy packet, if there is one. Solution? Make your own from scratch. Use the broth from the cooked turkey or canned, gluten-free chicken broth & thicken with cornstarch.

Here is a list of turkeys that are free of gluten: (more…)