There has been a recall of Cousin's Products, LLC Spinach Vinaigrette.
From the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network:
Cousins Products, LLC is recalling 16-oz. jars of “Spinach Vinaigrette” due to undeclared egg, soy, and wheat. (more…)
February 8th, 2010 by Kimberly Bouldin
February 3rd, 2010 by John Libonati
Kind bars are one of my favorite gluten-free snacks. They taste phenomenal and are gluten-free, dairy-free and cane sugar-free.
On February 5th. Starbucks will sample KIND bars at all of their 7,000 stores across the country! Drop in to try one of the two delicious flavors selling at your local Starbucks: Fruit & Nut Delight and Cranberry Almond+Antioxidants. Click HERE to find a Starbucks near you.
Almond Cashew + Omega 3 now available at Starbucks
Last week Starbucks added Almond Cashew + Omega 3 to its existing superstar lineup of KIND flavors: Fruit & Nut Delight, Cranberry Almond + Antioxidants and Mango Macadamia + Calcium. Almond Cashew is only 150 calories and packed with 500mg of Omega 3 Fatty Acids (ALA), which helps support a healthy heart and immune system. Almond Cashew + OMEGA 3 is a snack that you can feel good munching on.
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February 3rd, 2010 by Amy Fothergill
Wow, was that a good food show! The NASFT's Winter Fancy Food Show was held Jan 17-19 in San Francisco, CA. This food show highlights specialty foods, snacks and beverages from better name brands like Jelly Belly and Annie Chun's to Coco Chocolates from the UK and 479º Popcorn from San Francisco. One of the big trends is definitely gluten-free which is excellent news for anyone on a gluten-free diet. It was great being able to sample so many delicious gluten-free products from dips, crackers and pizza to cookies, cakes and granola. (more…)
February 3rd, 2010 by Jennifer Harris
It is almost time for Valentine's Day, so for those of you looking to try out a new recipe, Jeanne Basye, The Gluten Free Cookie Lady, has shared one of her recipes for Sugar Cookies below. Baking cookies from scratch is quite easy and one of the tasks this Examiner still loves to do. To me, the cookies just taste better when made from scratch and then they can be decorated and personalized for fabulous, edible gifts. (more…)
February 3rd, 2010 by Liz Schau
If you're looking to start a gluten-free diet, or to simply experiment with gluten-free eating for the new year, make sure you aren't distracted or discouraged by the common myths surrounding GF lifestyles. These myths can be deterrents to better health and make you question your commitment.
The top three myths are easily debunked because they don't take the reality of naturally gluten-free foods that everyone already eats and enjoys into consideration. With so many people already eating gluten-free and experiencing thriving health, don't let a few misconceptions stand in your way. (more…)
January 26th, 2010 by Kimberly Bouldin
January 26th, 2010 by Jennifer Harris
On January 12th in participating U.S. Starbucks stores, customers saw a line of new snack options with 220 calories or less per serving. The exciting news about these snacks-on-the-go is that at least 8 of the 9 are gluten-free. These new snacks are:
* Annie’s® Snacks: These delicious alternatives to traditional snacks are available in portion controlled sizes exclusive to Starbucks. They are labeled 'naturally gluten free' on the box. They are organic, contain no artificial colors or flavors, and are vegan/gelatin free and fat free. These fruit snacks can be purchased locally at health food stores and grocery stores.
* FoodShouldTasteGood®: Available in Multigrain and Sweet Potato, the all-natural chips are packed with quality ingredients. These chips are GFCO certified, so guaranteed gluten free and are quite tasty. The chips can be purchased locally at health food stores and grocery stores. (more…)
January 26th, 2010 by Marissa Carter
Kansas City Restaurant diners are in an elite group! Houlihan’s is unveiling their new small plates menu and Kansas City is on their list of test markets. The best part for the gluten free elite? Five of the 30+ dishes on the menu are gluten free.
The new small plates menu from Houlihan’s was developed in response to the rising trend in smaller portion sizing. (more…)
January 26th, 2010 by Allison Hecht
With Valentine's Day just a few short weeks away, why not treat your loved one (or yourself for that matter) to some delicious chocolate from Sweet Riot?
Sweet Riot is not only tasty chocolate, it's chocolate with a purpose. All of their chocolate "peaces" are made from all-natural ingredients, and the company has a strong commitment to fair trade and ethical business practices. You can learn more about their mission statement here. (more…)
January 26th, 2010 by Aura Lee Honkanen
Is your kitchen a gathering place?
The kitchen is a natural place for people of all ages and backgrounds to share stories and flavors. When transitioning to eating gluten-free, cooking and meeting in the kitchen will probably change. It means double checking each addition to a dish or scrambling to make sure there is no cross-contamination. (more…)