- The delivery services from nearby farms, like Relay and Washington’s Green Grocer. (this is in the DC metro area–I’m sure there are similar services around the country) I can get organic fruits, veggies, meats, etc. easily, and Relay also has gluten-free products from Triple Oak Bakery and others.
- Buying non-perishables staples in bulk on Amazon, like Larabars, canned beans that are tested gluten-free like Eden, broth (we always use Pacific) and more. They’ve probably got your favorite mixes and pasta, and the normal basics like soups, paper products, etc. That makes my trip to the store quicker and less Read More »
Map of Gluten-Free Businesses in the San Francisco Area
If you are looking for gluten-free restaurants, bakeries, grocery stores and more in the San Francisco Bay Area, look no further. Now there’s a map! This handy guide gives locations from Mendocino to Monterey and as far east as South Lake Tahoe.
Product Recall: Applegate Frozen, Gluten-Free Chicken Nuggets
Approximately 1,572 pounds of The King’s Delight Co.’s Applegate Naturals frozen, gluten-free chicken nuggets have been recalled because they contain wheat.
The presence of wheat is not declared on the label of the 8 oz. cartons.
Here are the details of this recall if you have purchased this product: Read More »
Stop & Shop Launches New Health and Wellness Initiatives
PURCHASE, N.Y., April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC is launching two new health and wellness initiatives this month to address health concerns for all customers and their families. In its ongoing efforts to fight childhood obesity and help kids live healthier lifestyles, Stop & Shop announced that the first issue of its brand new Kid Healthy Ideas, a free health and wellness quarterly magazine, is now available in all stores.
The 12-page, full-color publication, is geared towards kids ages 8 to 12 and features health-related educational articles, games and recipes.
Dietz & Watson and Acme Partner in First Ever Dedicated Gluten-Free Deli
PHILADELPHIA (June 14, 2011) – Dietz & Watson Premium Deli Meats & Artisan Cheeses and ACME Markets, part of the nationwide SUPERVALU® family of grocery stores, will debut the first-ever dedicated Dietz & Watson gluten-free deli in the Philadelphia suburb of Paoli. Dietz & Watson offers more than 400 gluten-free choices, and more than 20 of them will be available at this one-of-a-kind deli case starting Wednesday, June 15.
Dietz & Watson and ACME are taking every step possible to prevent gluten from touching any product in the special deli case by adhering to strict guidelines to maintain the gluten-free integrity of the products. Shoppers will see items in a special eight-foot segregated section of the deli. The gluten-free products will have dedicated slicers separate from the other deli slicers, and deli associates will wear special blue gloves when handling gluten-free products. Shoppers can still purchase items at the regular deli cases with a full array of all traditional offerings available. Read More »
Gluten-free Pizza Coming to California Pizza Kitchen
[Editor’s Note: California Pizza Kitchen introduced gluten-free crusts but pulled the product due to cross contamination. Updated August 3, 2012]
Yes, you read that title right. California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) will add gluten-free crust to its June 29th new menu roll out. The chain already has a gluten-free menu, but it has not included pizza until now.
“The new menu will introduce nine new items, as well as a new focus on identifying options for better health and wellness,” said CPK’s co-chief executive Rick Rosenfield. The new menu will identify the chain’s use of Read More »
Where can I buy gluten free food in San Francisco?
A lot has changed in the past few years for gluten free eaters. It’s one of the fastest growing markets. According to Foodnavigator.com, this market has grown at an average rate of 28% since 2004. Sales are estimated to be at $2.6 billion by 2012. Wow.
What does this mean for you? When companies review trends and where grocery dollars are being spent, that’s where their research and development is focused. They want a piece of the “gluten free” pie. The good news for the consumer is that there will be more and more products available in more stores. Read More »
Where to Find Holiday Baking Supplies in Columbus, Ohio.
It is that time of year. The time to bake and get ready for the upcoming holiday season. There are many places to get gluten-free baking products in Columbus, however, some are less expensive than the others.
Most successful gluten-free baking is done with a combination of flours instead of just 1 type of flour. There are many pre-mixed all-purpose gluten-free flour mixes out there, or you can mix your own.
Wal-mart on 23 (Lewis Center) has a nice selection of Bob’s Red Mill flours, including sorghum, as staple in many gluten-free flour mixes. Wal-mart also carries Ener-G flours (rice, tapioca & potato) for under $4. Read More »
Target Offers Gluten Free Groceries
It’s not often you can walk into and store and walk out with batteries, cute socks, mascara and gluten-free donuts, but that’s exactly what I did last week at the Target in Plymouth Meeting (2250 Chemical Road, Plymouth Meeting, PA). Their newly expanded grocery department has a great selection of GF products, some old favorites and some I’d never heard of before. Read More »
Mainstream gluten free foods in the store
Where can you shop for gluten-free foods if you don’t have a Whole Foods Market or specialty health food store near you? Try your good old grocery store.
First, it is important to remember that most basic foods are gluten-free. There is no reason you can’t make a delicious and nutritious meal from fruits, vegetables and meats. You should actually be eating this way every day to ensure you are eating healthy food options. You can even purchase rice, potatotes, corn and items to make a marinade, and you will almost always have a great gluten-free meal. Read More »