Shopping for Gluten-free Foods in Colorado
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Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies Recipe
February 19, 2010 – 8:34 am | No Comment
Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies Recipe

This Valentine’s Day my youngest daughter and I donned our aprons (yes, I wear one!) and made heart-shaped cutout sugar cookies. The recipe is one we use at Christmas and other holidays as well. …

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Stocking Your Gluten-free Pantry
February 16, 2010 – 5:57 pm | 2 Comments
Stocking Your Gluten-free Pantry

Making the transition from eating regular, wheat-filled products to gluten-free products can be overwhelming.  You have to get rid of products you have been buying for years, and you have to start buying unfamiliar brands.  …

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Gluten-Free Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe
February 13, 2010 – 1:46 pm | No Comment
Gluten-Free Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

As Valentine’s Day approaches, I was asked by a parent at my daughter’s school if I wanted to contribute some baked goods for their 2nd grade Valentine’s Day Party.  Since she cannot have most of …

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Gluten-Free Brownie Mixes – Taste Test
February 6, 2010 – 10:00 am | 2 Comments
Gluten-Free Brownie Mixes – Taste Test

My daughter recently needed some gluten-free brownies for a mining exercise they were doing in her class.  It was somehow related to their Alaska study unit, but I think it was just an excuse to …

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Gluten-Free Beers – Taste Test
February 4, 2010 – 8:28 am | No Comment
Gluten-Free Beers – Taste Test

With the Super Bowl (and Super Bowl parties) approaching, the question of what food and beverages to serve your friends naturally comes up, and in our gluten-free house, traditional beer is off limits. But …

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12 Tips for Baking Gluten-free Muffins and Quick Breads
January 17, 2010 – 2:00 pm | One Comment
12 Tips for Baking Gluten-free Muffins and Quick Breads

Gluten-free flours work very well in muffin and quick bread recipes, often producing results that are indistinguishable from those made with wheat. In fact, I have experimented with many different kinds of gluten-free flours …

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Gluten-free Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins Recipe
January 13, 2010 – 4:10 pm | No Comment
Gluten-free Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins Recipe

Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins are a favorite in our house, especially for breakfast with some fresh fruit on the side.  For this reason, I keep the sugar low and usually add flax meal or coconut …

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Baking Basics: Gluten-free Flour Blends
January 13, 2010 – 8:40 am | 12 Comments
Baking Basics: Gluten-free Flour Blends

When I started baking gluten-free, I went through a big learning curve to understand the properties of various gluten-free flours, and how to mix them to get the results I wanted.  I studied cookbooks, took …

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Tips for Gluten-Free Grocery Shopping
December 18, 2009 – 12:32 pm | 3 Comments
Tips for Gluten-Free Grocery Shopping

I spent about 2 ½ hours shopping for groceries the first time I went to the store with my list of ingredients to avoid for dairy and gluten.  It was extremely frustrating and disheartening as …

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Sweet Potato Pancakes as Gluten-free, Dairy-free Latkes
December 13, 2009 – 10:56 am | 2 Comments
Sweet Potato Pancakes as Gluten-free, Dairy-free Latkes

I feel fortunate that my children attend a school where they explore and celebrate cultural diversity during the winter holidays, and one of the yearly highlights is Hanukkah and traditional latkes. My kids have …

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