Holidays

Get into the Holiday Spirit with These Gluten-free Cookie Recipes

The holidays are upon us, which means lots of holiday parties and gatherings with friends and family, and of course, delicious desserts. In the mood for something new? Try these gluten-free cookie recipes courtesy of Whole Foods. Chocolate Mocha Sugar Cookies These cookies go great with a steaming cup of peppermint hot chocolate

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Getting Festive – Gluten Free Canapes

In my pre-coeliac days, canapés were a doddle. Even on a budget. The day before a party I would buy the cheapest bread from the supermarket, cut out as many circles of bread as I could get out of each slice, dip them in olive oil and press them into pattie tins or mini muffin tins and bake.   I would ...

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Girl Scouts Introduces New Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookie

Girl Scout Cookies… For decades, the Girl Scouts of America has maintained a tradition of selling cookies as their annual fundraising drive. For a few months during the year, Girl Scouts across the country can be found manning tables in front of churches, supermarkets and town halls, surrounded by boxes of wonderful cookies. Thin Mints, Samoas and Tagalongs. Do-di-dos, Lemonades ...

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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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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 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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Gluten Free 101: Surviving Halloween

      Halloween can be a difficult holiday to navigate for a gluten-free child or allergic child. Here are some tips for an easy gluten-free Halloween and some great sources for gluten-free Halloween candy. Organize a Gluten-Free Halloween Party for Kids Kids love parties, especially when they can eat all the goodies. Host a party where everything is safe ...

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Gluten Free Candy for Halloween

Halloween is right around the corner and that means it’s time to start stocking up on all those sugary sweets we all love. Goodies come in all shapes, sizes and ingredients labels. There are so many candy lists on the web that there can be some conflicting and confusing results when you Google “candy gluten free”. Half of the lists ...

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