Tag: gluten-free

How to Reduce the Risk of Cross-Contact of Gluten when Dining Out

How many times have you closed your eyes, taken a bite and thought: “I hope this doesn’t make me sick?” For those of us with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, that question arises every time we put food in our mouths. Dietary compliance can seem like a black-and-white issue. You either stick to your diet, or you don’t. But there is a gray area,… Read more »

Gluten-Free Baking FAQs

Q: Why are my baked goods over-browning? A: If the oven isn’t running too hot, the ingredients may be the culprit. Because most gluten-free flours have more protein than all-purpose flour, they can brown more quickly. Similarly, some sweeteners, such as agave nectar, tend to hasten browning. If this happens, tent the item with aluminum foil near the end of baking… Read more »