Gluten free

Chelsea’s gluten-free wedding cake raises awareness about gluten-free diet

Whoever would have thought one of the main pieces of news about Chelsea Clinton’s wedding was her gluten-free wedding cake.  When the national morning news programs learned about the gluten-free wedding cake, made by La Tulipe Desserts in New York’s Westchester County, it was with great confusion that they reported the news.  Most people seem to think that gluten-free products of any type ...

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Is brown rice syrup really gluten-free?

Brown rice syrup is the go-to for many gluten-free bakers.  Gluten-free recipes everywhere call for the stuff and indeed, it lends a perfectly sweet flavor to cakes, cookies, muffins, and scones.  But the syrup is controversial in the world of gluten intolerance and Celiac Disease because in some cases, it contains gluten. Some, though not all, brown rice syrup is actually fermented ...

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Gluten Free Snyder’s of Hanover pretzels hit the mainstream

It’s always nice when you can find gluten free products in a “normal” grocery store; it’s downright exciting when a favorite regular-food brand puts out a gluten free food.  Such is the case with Snyder’s of Hanover’s new Gluten Free Pretzel Sticks.  After a couple of hiccups in getting the GF ball rolling, Snyder’s new pretzel sticks have been certified by the GFCO (Gluten Free ...

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Gluten-free Grain for Baking: Sorghum Flour

For those that are new to the gluten-free diet, the wide array of new flours can be overwhelming.  Sorghum flour is a flour that is frequently used in gluten-free baking.   Sorghum is one of the oldest known grains.   It is America’s third-leading cereal crop and a major food source in Africa and India.  The grain is native to tropical Africa and ...

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10 Quick Gluten-Free Baking Tips

  Maintain a gluten-free pantry to avoid cross-contamination if you have gluten-containing products in your kitchen. Avoid flopping in cakes when using egg whites. In making cakes that use egg whites for structure, be careful when whipping whites. If over-whipped, they will deflate as the cake cools.

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Gluten free snacks news: Larabar introduces new flavors

Larabars are simple, quick bars that are great to grab for any on-the-go lifestyle.  Larabars are made from unsweetened fruit, nuts and spices.  It doesn’t get any simpler than that.  They are gluten-free, vegan, kosher and non-gmo.  This spring Larabar introduced 4 new flavors to their line: Carrot Cake, Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough & Chocolate Chip Brownie.  The ...

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Join the Enjoyables Gluten Free Ambassador Program

Enjoy Life Foods is launching a Brand Ambassador Program and is looking for people who love their products to become part of an elite, go-to group, educating other like-minded people who seek great-tasting, allergy-friendly, nutritious food to become an Enjoyable. As an official Enjoyable, you will get to: Help other people who are looking for delicious, safe, gluten-free and allergy-friendly foods

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HAPPYBABY organic finger foods have gone gluten free

HAPPYBABY has added two gluten-free varieties to its organic HAPPYBABYPUFFS line. These Puffs are the first melt-in-your-mouth organic finger food for toddlers that helps them to learn self-feeding and they are the only gluten-free puffs on the market.  The puffs are rich in vitamin D and are the only baby snacks with added vitamin B and calcium.  They contain half the ...

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Dip into some gluten-free delights at The Melting Pot

I’ll admit it – sometimes all I want to have for dinner is some fruit, cheese, and if I’m feeling extra adventurous, chocolate.  But fresh fruit dipped in chocolate and other savory items dipped in cheese?  Now you’re talking. The Melting Pot is a delightful fondue restaurant that offers you all the cheese and chocolate until your heart’s content (they ...

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Recall: Pure Base Garlic Spread

Pure Base is recalling the garlic spread – ready to spread & garlic spread  – concentrate because they may contain undeclared wheat & milk.   Both were distributed nationwide online & in stores. The products that are included in the recall are listed below:

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