Gluten free

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 Valentine’s Day Heart-Shaped Pizza Recipe

 Prepare a batch of Gluten-Free Pizza Crusts ahead of time and making homemade gluten-free pizza becomes the ultimate gluten-free fast food. Kids will love this recipe for heart-shaped Gluten-Free Pepperoni Pizza. Pepperoni “hugs and kisses” spread delicious gluten-free love! Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 12 minutes Total Time: 42 minutes

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Gluten Free Valentine’s Day Recipe Round Up

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching.  It is a day of flowers, candy, chocolate desserts, sugar cookies and of course dinner.  If you are on the gluten-free diet it can seem daunting to bake a gluten-free dessert that is a crowd pleaser, purchase a pre-made dessert, or determine which chocolates are gluten free, so read on and revel in the amount ...

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Update on FDA’s Gluten-Free Food Labeling Rule

Rhonda Kane, MS, RD, Consumer Safety Officer at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), provided us with the following status report on FDA’s gluten-free food labeling rulemaking: “FDA published a proposed rule to define the food labeling term “gluten-free” on January 23, 2007, which had a 90-day public comment period that closed on April 23, 2007.  As discussed on page ...

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Applebee’s Offering Gluten-free Options

Gluten-free residents can add another restaurant to the growing list that will accommodate their needs – Applebee’s.  Applebee’s joins a host of many other restaurants that are now offering a list of menu items that don’t contain gluten.  As noted, this list is subject to change, so make sure to check back frequently.   As with any restaurant, there is ...

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Kettle Cuisine Single Serve Soups: Gluten-free Goodness in a Bowl!

[Editor’s Note: Kettle Cuisine has since discontinued their line of frozen soups. You can read more about their decision by clicking here.  Twenty years ago, doctors told Jerry Shafir that his baby daughter, Kate, had celiac disease. In 2007, when the FDA recommended a standard for gluten free foods, Shafir, who owns Kettle Cuisine, applied his expertise in the soup ...

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Seventy Percent of Canadians Support No Exemptions to Proposed Food Labelling Regulations for Allergic and Celiac Consumers

OTTAWA, Feb. 2 /CNW/ – Prime Minister Stephen Harper is being asked to act on the concerns of millions of Canadians with food allergies and celiac disease and listen to the advice of prominent national medical, consumer and health organizations and pass proposed federal food labelling regulations now. The Prime Minister is also encouraged to heed the results of a ...

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Gluten-free Super Bowl Recipe Round Up

Since the Super Bowl is this weekend, it seems fitting to round up all of the gluten-free recipes this Examiner can find.  We used to have fun hosting Super Bowl parties, but have since taken to just a quiet gathering.  When we hosted, some of my favorite dishes to prepare were: deviled eggs, seven layer dip, veggie tray, homemade dips ...

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Expert Rebukes Warnings Against Gluten-free for Dieters

[Editor’s Note: Warnings against the gluten-free diet are on the rise, which makes no sense given the facts that the rate of successful medical diagnosis of gluten disorders is woefully inadequate, replacing gluten containing foods with gluten-free alternatives has no detrimental affect on nutritional status and the benefits of  removing gluten from the diet of people who suffer from gluten disorders are widely ...

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