Thanksgiving

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pancake Recipe Your Family Will Love!

If you live in the Bay area, you know pumpkins are in great abundance in the fall. Even if you don’t roast them yourself, pumpkin-themed recipes are as ubitquous to the bay area as clam chowder is to New England. To figuratively put the frosting on the cake, if you are eating gluten-free, don’t worry, this recipe is easy and delicious. Get ...

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Arrowhead Mills Helps Simplify Your Gluten-free Holidays

The holidays are the busiest time of year regardless of which holiday you celebrate. The hustle & bustle in the stores is enough to drive even the sanest person running to the closest mental institution.  There just never seems to be enough time to get everything done.   Now, thanks to Arrowhead Mills, things may get just a little easier. ...

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Gluten-Free Item of the Week: Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Butter

It’s been awhile since there has been a gluten-free item of the week but the Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Butter is just too good to go unnoticed.   October and November are known for many delicious pumpkin treats: pumpkin bread, pumpkin pie, and pumpkin cookies which all normally contain wheat gluten.  But thanks to Trader Joe’s, you can get into the festive spirit ...

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Gluten Free Ginger Snaps

Christmas is only a few days away! I’ll be posting great ways to make your holidays full of delicious food all while keeping it gluten free. Enjoy! Also, Mariposa Bakery has opened its doors at their new location at the South Entrance of San Francisco’s Ferry Building—great baked goods to go! Ginger Snap Cookies What you will need: 1 1/2 ...

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Is turkey gluten-free? Here is a List That Is

With Thanksgiving coming up this week, it is important to know which turkeys are gluten-free and safe to eat. The issue with a turkey being gluten-free is usually in the gravy packet, if there is one. Solution? Make your own from scratch. Use the broth from the cooked turkey or canned, gluten-free chicken broth & thicken with cornstarch. Here is ...

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Butterball turkey gravy packets are now gluten-free

There has been some confusion lately about whether or not Butterball turkey gravy packets are gluten-free. There are six types of Buttterball turkeys that come with a gravy packet. They are listed below and all currently come with a gluten-free gravy packet. The key to understanding if your gravy packet is gluten-free is to READ the label. Any newly manufactured ...

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Give thanks for a gluten free Thanksgiving, Part 3

No need to be jealous of your gluten-eating family and friends at Thanksgiving dessert; there are lots of gluten free options that will be the perfect ending to your perfect Turkey Day. No one does GF baking better, in my opinion, than Jules Shepard of Jules Gluten Free Flour Mix. Watch her video (below) on making her perfect pie crust. ...

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Give thanks for a gluten free Thanksgiving, Part 2

Gluten free side dishes What’s Thanksgiving without side-dishes? Just plain ol’ turnkey dinner, right? Fortunately, lots of side dishes are naturally gluten free, like mashed potatoes and most sweet potato recipes, and either canned or fresh cranberry sauce. Sadly, it’s our old favorites that are gluten-FULL. Read on for some GF tweaks to these classic recipes. Green Bean Casserole Don’t ...

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Give thanks for a gluten free Thanksgiving, Part 1

Thanksgiving is a time of gratitude, togetherness, feasting and gluten. Yes, unfortunately, gluten is abundant on most holiday tables, in stuffings, gravies, pies, rolls and more. But it doesn’t have to be that way. In the next few articles, I’ll offer some good alternatives to your gluten-filled Turkey Day favorites.

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