Foods

Gluten-Free Strawberry Heart Rice Crispie Bar Recipe

Heart-shaped gluten-free strawberry rice crispie bars make a lovable Valentine’s Day treat! I used freeze-dried unsweetened strawberries (purchased at Costco) but if you can’t locate this ingredient, substitute with your favorite dried fruit. Dried cherries or cranberries would look equally great in this Valentine’s Day-inspired recipe. Prep Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes

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Gluten Free Valentine’s Day Candy List

Here is a starter list of the gluten free Valentine’s Day candy you and your loved ones can share this year: (As always, check all ingredient labels.) Necco Valentine Conversation Hearts Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups  M&Ms (plain and peanut)  Hershey’s Milk Chocolate (NOT crisp or cookie flavored)

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Gluten-free GU Products: Energy For Athletes

The name certainly doesn’t sound appetizing, but GU is an essential part of many endurance athlete’s fueling.  When running longer distances, biking or participating ih triathlons athletes must consume some type of fuel to keep their bodies going.  Gu provides one such product for that purpose.   GU Energy Gels are gluten-free and dairy-free, perfect for the Celiac athlete.  There ...

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Gluten-free Round Up: Product and Restaurant News of the Week

The world of gluten-free is just bursting with news this month.  It almost seems like there is more going on this month than the last quarter of 2010.  Great new for the gluten-free community, but it definitely makes it harder to keep up with the onslaught of new information. Listed below is the gluten-free news this Examiner has heard about this ...

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Subway’s Foray Into Gluten-free Makes It on CNN.com

As most of you have heard by now, Subway began testing out a gluten-free bun and brownie in Dallas-Fort Worth and Tyler/Longview, TX on January 10th. This development at Subway warranted an article on CNN Health where you can see photos of both the bun and the brownie.   According to celiac.com, the gluten-free rolls and brownies made by

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Mrs. Richardson’s Dessert Toppings Are Gluten-free

Mrs. Richardson’s dessert toppings make a fantastic gluten-free addition to any bowl of ice cream.  Top with some Cool Whip, nuts and a cherry and you have yourself a sundae.  Ice cream in the winter?  Of course!   Mrs. Richardson’s, manufactured by Baldwin Richardson Foods Co., has several different varieties of dessert toppings. They include: 

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Karo Corn Syrup Is Gluten Free and Allergen-friendly

Karo corn syrup is gluten-free.  There was some confusion about Karo since it contains caramel coloring.  A few of my readers were concerned about the coloring and here is what the manufacturer of Karo Syrup has to say. “All Karo Syrup products are free of gluten, soy, milk, egg, peanut and tree nuts. The syrup production facility does not contain ingredients ...

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Rich Products Produces New Gluten Free Line in North America for 2011

Rich Products, a food service business serving colleges and universities, schools from kindergarten through 12th grade and restaurants, had a busy 2010 with projected revenues of $2.9 billion. A report in Business First shows how 2011 should be even busier, with more than $3 billion in revenues due to acquisitions and expansions.  Gluten-free products are expected to play a part. ...

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Gluten Free Doughnut Smack Down – Kinnikinnick vs. Glutino

Most people who read my articles know this Examiner is a big fan of the gluten-free product line currently available from Kinnikinnick Foods. Kinnikinnick was the first company this Examiner found that made a retail line of gluten-free doughnuts, but this year Glutino got into the gluten-free doughnut making game and we felt it necessary to compare the brands and ...

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