Gluten-Free Does Not Mean Flavor Free
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Well, yesterday we found out that our house will have to be replumbed. They were "nice" enough to turn off the water in the kitchen and will not be back until Monday to work on it. We don't know if they will finish it on Monday or not. I bought a HUGE turkey because I had hoped to make lots of turkey dishes with the leftovers. Think: turkey sandwiches, turkey salad, turkey soup - think about Forrest Gump and his friend Bubba and all the ways to make shrimp. That should give you some idea…Continue
Gluten-Free Flour Tortillas
Let me start by saying we have tried many brands of gluten-free "flour" tortillas and have not liked any of them. Some were sent to us free to review, however, if we do not like something that was given to us, we don't review it. If we don't like…Continue
We must have brownies on our brains these days. Went to Sam’s Club and low and behold we found they are now carrying Krusteaz Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Brownie Mix ($6.98 at our Sam's) and Krusteaz Gluten-Free All Purpose Flour blend ($9.98 at our Sam's). Can…Continue
I wish you all a safe and delicious gluten-free Thanksgiving!
Here is a menu plan to get you started; I hope it helps give you some ideas of how to manage a delicious and safe gluten-free menu.
Gluten-Free Meal Plan for Thanksgiving
Nervous about a gluten-free Thanksgiving? Well, you don’t have to be if you just follow a few…Continue
I love marshmallows as much as the next person but I can't eat them because they have gelatin in them. However, my boyfriend decided to buy some vegan marshmallows (Dandies) for me because they were on sale (normally, they are so outrageously priced that I can't bring myself to buy them). I will tell you I inhaled them. They were fluffier and yummier than the regular marshmallows - more like I remember marshmallows tasting when I was a kid. I loved them!
I saw a post about a gluten-free licorice on Facebook and so I shared the post thinking people would like to know about another gluten-free product they can buy. I was also interested because not only was the licorice gluten-free but it was GMO-free and organic. I commented on their page that I shared their post and they offered to send me some for free. I told them that if I liked it, I would blog about it. I told them also, that I didn't like black licorice (I have never liked it). They…Continue
I just saw a commercial that says Dr. Oz is going to be discussing that some people may benefit from being gluten-free. I believe he will be discussing how some diseases are really symptoms of Celiac disease. I am planning on watching it and will try to update this blog as soon as I do. Please watch it if you can.
I went to Costco the other day and bought some new (or new to me) chips. One of the brands was Mediterranean Snacks. Costco had their Cucumber Dill Baked Lentil Chips. I wasn’t sure if they would be good or not but decided to take the risk. The taste is reminiscent…Continue
With summer coming I decided I wanted to learn how to make ice cream. I am tired of trying to decipher the ingredient list on the packages in the store. The ingredients are getting worse and worse each year. What happened to milk, heavy whipping cream and half and half? Plain and simple sugar? Eggs? Vanilla extract? All recognizable - I dare you to find them on the packages in the store. They now have things in them I often cannot pronounce and am not entirely sure what some of them are. I…Continue
I don't plan on writing a real blog for Easter but here is a link to NFCA's post on it and there is some information regarding candy for Easter in their post.
Have a safe and fun Easter.
I have had issues with iron deficiencies most of my life (all of my adult life) and tried many different things to combat it. I have taken various types of iron supplements and they all had adverse side effects. All of them tore up my stomach - it did not matter how slow acting they were or how buffered they were, they all made me sick. I tried taking them at night; I tried taking them after eating; I tried taking them every other day - nothing worked.
I finally saw a product…Continue
I have eaten quinoa in many ways - it's like rice in some respects and like couscous in others. I like it because it's versatile. I have also made it as a hot cereal. I am sure I will continue making it in different ways and I hope you enjoy them all. This one is super simple. I use low sodium ingredients to control the amount of salt in my diet. You can always add more salt but it's hard to take it out.
2 cups quinoa, rinsed (I…Continue
Started by Joyce Paige in Roundtable Discussion - Open for debate, input, insight Jan 26, 2010. 0 Replies 0 Likes