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Is Instant Espresso Powder (and Coffee) Gluten Free? – What You May Not Know

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I’m finalizing a list of brands of gluten-free ingredients for every ingredient listed in my upcoming cookbook. It will also be part of this site as a searchable database. I will add to it as opportunities arise. Meanwhile, when I searched for the safest instant espresso powder brand, I was shocked at what I learned. One simple phone call turned into hours of research. Continue reading “Is Instant Espresso Powder (and Coffee) Gluten Free? – What You May Not Know”

Is Ricotta Cheese Gluten Free?

I know by reading ingredient labels that ricotta cheese doesn’t contain any gluten. However, I wanted to find a brand that was free of cross-contamination/cross-contact of gluten. I performed several Google searches for “ricotta cheese gluten free”. Then I researched two major brands, and I share the information with you as well as a recipe for gluten-free ricotta cheese. Continue reading “Is Ricotta Cheese Gluten Free?”

Are Gumdrops Gluten Free?

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Since today is National Gumdrop Day, I thought it was the most appropriate time to answer this question. Yes. Jelly gumdrops are gluten free. Of course, some manufacturers may make gluten containing products on the same manufacturing lines. Therefore, you are gluten intolerant you may wish to contact the manufacturer to find out specific details. …
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Is Quinoa Gluten Free? Not All Are Created Equal

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I have experienced digestive reactions in some quinoa products, but not others. Since I am often asked, is quinoa gluten free, I thought I would share the most recent study on this very subject. The study was performed in the U.K. by the Division of Diabetes and Nutritional Sciences, Department of Gastroenterology at King’s College London, one of the world’s leading research and teaching universities. Their findings were very interesting, and resolved my confusion on the subject. In Dr. Vikki Petersen’s video (bottom of this page), she further clarifies some things for us. Continue reading “Is Quinoa Gluten Free? Not All Are Created Equal”

Is Organic Brown Rice Syrup Gluten Free? Does it Contain Arsenic?

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Because brown rice syrup is listed on so many gluten free product labels, you may have come to the conclusion that all rice syrup brands are gluten free. However, some contain barley. The fermentation process often removes the barley, per some manufacturers. If you are gluten intolerant always contact the manufacturer before consumption to check, …
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Gluten Free Ham List 2018

Attempting to find a whole gluten free ham may be a chore. However, you may find that this list will be helpful to you this holiday season. Listed, you will find gluten free hams sold in stores and online. Enjoy the holidays, and your ham! Be sure to read ingredient labels and check with manufacturers as ingredients change often. Some brands may contain fillers and seasonings that contain gluten.

Last update: March 27, 2018 Continue reading “Gluten Free Ham List 2018”