Gluten free

Bard’s Beer Tastes Great and is Gluten Free

Many people think of food when they think of a gluten free (gf) diet. No regular bagels, pizza or pasta. Many may not realize that when on a gluten free diet, you can’t have anything with wheat, barley, rye or oats (unless the oats are gf). Unfortunately, most beer is made with barley which means it’s on the list of ...

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Bean flour: a healthy and inexpensive way to bake gluten-free

For many people, the thought of cooking and baking with bean flours can seem strange. After all, when trying to replicate your favorite cakes, cookies, muffins, and other sweets in order to make them gluten-free and food allergy-friendly, bean flours don’t exactly elicit the same mouth-watering cravings as traditional white and wheat flour. While bean flours may seem too savory ...

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Chick-Fil-A Gluten Free Menu

More and more fast food restaurants are getting into the gluten-free swing of things – using dedicated fryers and offering gluten-free menus. Here is Chick-Fil-A’s gluten-free menu, taken from their website on December 30, 2009. You can find a printable version here. Information for customers who have intolerance to gluten (wheat, barley, rye, triticale, oats, and spelt) Chick-fil-A menu items ...

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Review: Shane’s Rib Shack – Gluten-free

I had the wonderful opportunity to try Shane’s Rib Shack the other night. I had known that Shane’s had a gluten-free menu, but had never dined there before. There are a great number of choices for those who have to follow a gluten-free diet, including pork, ribs and chicken. The BBQ sauce is gluten-free. Shane’s also has a number of ...

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Gluten Free Vegetarian Jello: Who Knew?

If this product had existed when I was a kid, I would probably be a healthier person today! For all you parents out there who have kids that love the “usual” gelatin snack product, but cringe when you think about the ingredients, fear no more. You now have vegan Cool Cups. Cool Cups come in several flavors. At the Whole ...

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Perfect Shelf Stable Gluten-free Breakfast Item for Travel

Most U.S. hotels do not offer gluten-free bread products for breakfast (or other meals). They might have bacon, eggs and potatoes but they are not likely to offer gluten-free muffins or waffles. It’s annoying to get a “free” breakfast that offers you only a piece of fruit, or if you’re lucky, a hard boiled egg. Now the search for the ...

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Gluten Free Beauty: Desert Essence Fragrance Free Collection

A hidden source of gluten is often found in shampoos, conditioners and lotions. Who would have known? Many beauty products contain some source of wheat. Those with food allergies should check with the company to make sure their product is gluten-free. One of my favorite gluten-free beauty products is by Desert Essence. Their fragrance free collection is great for those ...

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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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