Author Archives: Teri Gruss, MS

Decorated Gluten-Free Sugar Cookie Recipe

Decorated gluten-free sugar cookies are fast and easy to make using a food processor to mix the cookie dough. You can use either amaranth flour or a combination of rice flours to prepare this recipe, both work well.The icing recipe was adapted from a recipe by Stephanie Gallagher, About.com Guide to Cooking for Kids, Sugar Cookie Icing Recipe.

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Is Baking Powder Gluten-Free?

Question: Is Baking Powder Gluten-Free? Gluten-free baking recipes frequently call for “gluten-free” baking powder and some products are labeled “gluten-free.” Why is that? Learn what’s in baking powder and even make your own fresh gluten-free baking powder at home. Answer: No, not all brands of baking powder are gluten-free. Baking powder is made from baking soda, cream of tartar (a ...

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Gluten-Free Cappuccino Pancakes

For you java lovers – gluten-free cappuccino pancakes are almost caramel-like in flavor and color, a delicious alternative to plain Jane pancakes. INGREDIENTS 2 teaspoons instant espresso powder 1 tablespoon hot water 1 cup gluten-free all purpose flour 3 tablespoons cane sugar 1 teaspoon gluten-free baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt

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Gluten-Free Fish Stick Recipe

Cold water, wild fish is a healthy, safe option when you’re shopping for fish. If you can find it at your local grocery, buy frozen, wild caught Pacific cod for this recipe. It’s usually easy to find. I have used quite a few brands of frozen cod to make this recipe and find the best quality frozen cod is available ...

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Are You Eating A Low Fiber Gluten-Free Diet?

Did you know that eating a low fiber diet puts you at an increased risk for type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease — including heart attack and stroke, obesity and even colon cancer? Obviously getting enough fiber in our diets is extremely important for our long term health. Gluten-free diets don’t have to be low fiber diets but if you’re eating ...

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Eating Gluten-Free? Are You Eating Enough Protein?

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According to a recent Wall Street Journal article, The Gluten-Free Craze: Is It Healthy? (6/23/2014) — over 29% of people surveyed said they are cutting back gluten consumption or avoiding it completely. Whether a gluten-free diet is a “craze” or fad for those not diagnosed with celiac disease or gluten-sensitivity is debatable. Important questions for anyone eating a restrictive diet — for whatever reason, ...

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New Gluten-Free Blueberry Pancake Recipe

gluten free blueberry pancake recipe

Gluten-free pancakes with blueberries feature one of nature’s richest sources of antioxidants, blueberries, a healthy and delicious way to start your gluten-free day. Hope you like it! Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes Yield: 6 to 8 panckaes Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups gluten-free all purpose flour blend  NOTE: I used 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons Gluten-Free Pantry All Purpose Flour Mix ...

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Gluten-Free Cooking for Kids – Plan Ahead and Keep it Simple – Tips for Cooking for Gluten-Free Kids

Cooking for children on gluten-free diets requires special planning and care to ensure that they are getting all the nutrients they need to grow and thrive. Replacing gluten-filled junk food with gluten-free junk food of course, isn’t good for kids. Research shows that children with celiac disease are at higher risk for nutritional deficiencies. A variety of nutritious foods are ...

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Great Gift Ideas for Gluten-Free Cooks

Christmas Gift Ideas for Gluten-Free Cooks

Here are 21 gift ideas for gluten-free cooks including useful and unusual kitchen gadgets, fun gifts for gluten-free kids in the kitchen, high-quality gluten-free ingredients and new gluten-free cookbooks for the cookbook addicts on your list. And all gift ideas cost less than $20! Kitchen Gadgets for Gluten-Free Cooks 1. Nylon Spreader Spatula Set from King Arthur I use my nylon ...

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