Gluten-free Giveaway and Review – Ersatz Coffee Substitute

Ersatz Coffee
Ersatz Coffee sent me some of their gluten-free coffee substitute to review, and I must say, if you are one to add milk/cream and sweetener to your coffee, but wish to skip the caffeine, this is the best substitute ever!  You still get a bit of that coffee flavor, without the affects of caffeine and …
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“Gluten-Free Food Science and Technology” Book Review

Gluten Free Food Science and Technology Book
If you are a company developing gluten-free recipes, or perhaps a chef, or even a gluten-free blogger, who wishes to really learn the science of baking or manufacturing gluten-free products, Gluten-Free Food Science and Technology is for you!  However, it is very technical, using scientific terminology. You will spend much time searching for definitions of words, …
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Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies: Using Jules Gluten Free Cookie Mix

Jules Gluten-free Peanut Butter Cookies
To give you an idea of what type of recipes are in the Jules Gluten Free Cookie Mix eBook, below is the recipe to Jules’ gluten free peanut butter cookies. They look wonderful! Can’t wait to make them. I especially like the fact that she uses sugar to roll the dough. It makes for a …
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Jules Gluten-free Cookie Mix and eBook Giveaway and Review

Jules Cookie Mix E-book
Jules E. Dowler Shepard has written the wonderful “Jules Gluten-Free Cookie Mix” eBook“, and she has so generously offered to sponsor a gluten-free giveaway of not only her ebook, but an entire gluten-free cookie package which contains 6 bags of her famous gluten-free cookie mix!  Valued at $54.80 (or 69.65 value if purchased separately)!  Read …
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Basil Almond Gluten Free Pesto Sauce

Image: Gluten Free Pesto Spaghetti
My father is visiting us and he’s 100% Italian. I just had to make him some of my famous gluten free pesto sauce! The most delicious pesto sauce I have ever made contained blanched, slivered almonds instead of pine nuts. Since I had about 2 tablespoons of pine nuts left, I used them up by …
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Himalayan Red Rice Recipe II

Himalayan Red Rice
Recently I posted a Himalayan Red Rice Recipe with a mixture of Himalyan red rice and white rice, but it was more on the plain side, made with chicken broth (or vegetable broth) and onion. I found that adding a couple additional ingredients to my left over rice created a very flavorful, more traditional Indian …
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Gluten Free Savory Quinoa Recipe

Gluten Free Savory Quinoa Recipe
I love this quinoa recipe! Years ago when I first began my gluten-free diet, I tried a quinoa pasta, but it made me bloated. I finally got around to cooking quinoa and I love it! What a great grain, actually it’s they are seeds, related to species such as beets, spinach, and tumbleweeds. I find quinoa to be …
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Beans: Nature’s Perfect Food

Pulses and the Gluten-free Diet

By Carol Fenster, Ph.D.

You can’t beat beans for a food that’s almost perfect: low in fat and sodium, but high in fiber and protein. In fact, 1 cup of beans contains 13 grams of fiber, nearly half of what most of us need per day. (Most adults need between 25 and 38 grams of fiber daily). Eating beans has many benefits, such as a lower risk of obesity and a reduced risk of heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, and some forms of cancer. This may surprise you, but darker beans such as red, pinto, and kidney beans have even more anthocyanins than blueberries and cranberries which are often touted as the highest sources. Continue reading “Beans: Nature’s Perfect Food”

Simple Navy Bean Soup Recipe

White Kidney Bean Soup
Super-Simple White Bean Soup If you’ve been looking for gluten free soup recipes, here’s a great one from Carol Fenster, gluten-free expert and author of 100 Best Gluten-Free Recipes, Wiley, 2010 I use this easy recipe when I’m in a rush at lunch time, yet want something hearty and filling with good fiber and protein. …
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Autism and the GFCF Diet (Gluten-free Casein-free Diet)

Autism Ribbon
April is autism awareness month!  According to The Autism Institute, dietary change is the pivotal action in defeating autism. There are a few autism diets.  It is suggested that someone diagnosed with autism may improve when on a gluten-free and casein-free diet (GFCF), or even on the Feingold Diet, also known as the ADHD Diet. …
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