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How Gluten-Free is Your Gluten-Free Flour?

It is well known that oats can be cross-contaminated with the gluten-containing grains wheat, rye and barley. But what about other, naturally gluten-free grains, flours and starches? How safe are they for those with celiac disease? Research is shedding some light on this important question. Dietitian Tricia Thompson broached the topic by sending 22 packages […]

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GF Baking Tips

Gluten-Free: Latest and Best Baking Secrets

So long, dried out desserts. Gluten-free baking unveils a new generation of exciting ingredients and techniques for pasty perfection.

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Cybele’s Basic Gluten-Free Flour Blend

By Cybele Pascal Makes 6 cups of flour blend.  Free of: gluten and all top allergens. Ingredients 4 cups (950 mL) brown rice flour* 2/3 cup (160 mL) tapioca flour or starch 1 1/3 cups (320 mL) potato starch Method Mix until all ingredients are well-distributed. Then store in an airtight container. Notes: When measuring […]

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Vanilla-Chai Sandwich Cookies

By Alisa Fleming These generously spiced cookies have a nice crisp that works perfectly for sandwich cookies. For a tender, melt-away texture, see the second option. Makes: 28 cookies or 14 sandwich cookies Free of: gluten and all top allergens. Chai Shortbread Ingredients 1 ⁄2 cup (120 mL) shortening (such as Spectrum palm shortening), room temperature ¼   […]

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Sunflower Flax Bread

Looking for something different for your morning toast? Try this crunchy, nutty loaf. By Donna Washburn and Heather Butt Makes 15 slices (1 per serving) Ingredients 3/4 cup sorghum flour – 175 mL 2/3 cup amaranth flour – 150 mL 1/3 cup flax flour – 75 mL 2/3 cup potato starch – 150 mL 1/3 […]

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Ancient Grains Bread

A quartet of healthy grains – sorghum, amaranth, cornmeal and quinoa – combine in a soft-textured, nutritious loaf that’s perfect for sandwiches. By Donna Washburn and Heather Butt Makes 15 slices (1 per serving) Ingedients 1 cup sorghum flour – 250 mL 3/4 cup amaranth flour – 175 mL 3/4 cup cornmeal – 175 mL […]

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Interview with Cybele Pascal, Cookbook Author

Baking at Its Best From the Spring 2010 edition of Allergic Living Allergic Living gives two thumbs way up for Cybele Pascal’s The Allergen-Free Baker’s Handbook. Pascal had all the right ingredients take on her second cookbook: an accomplished home chef, she earned her stripes in restaurant kitchens, and she lives with multiple allergies in her […]

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Simon’s Seriously Fruitcake

Yield: 1 loaf Free of:  Free of gluten and top allergens. Does constain sulfites (in fruit, liquor). Ingredients 3/4 cup (175 mL) golden raisins 3/4 cup (175 mL) dark raisins 1/4 cup (60 mL) dried currants 1/2 cup (125 mL) dried apricots, chopped 1/2 cup (125 mL) dried cranberries 1/2 cup (125 mL) dried cherries, […]

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Cookbook Reviews – Older Reviews

Published in 2010 and earlier For more recent reviews, click here. Baking at Its Best Allergic Living gives two thumbs way up for Cybele Pascal’s The Allergen-Free Baker’s Handbook. Pascal had all the right ingredients take on her second cookbook: an accomplished home chef, she earned her stripes in restaurant kitchens, and she lives with multiple […]

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Perfect Gluten-Free Pie Crust

With celiac disease, I thought I’d never eat pie again. Now, I’m sharing my carefully weighed, gluten-free pie crust recipe. We just never know what sweet things life will bring. Makes one double-crust 9-inch pie (or two single-crust pies) Ingredients 5 oz (142 g) almond flour (not almond meal) 2 oz (57 g) gluten-free oat […]

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