Gluten-Free Scottish Oatcakes

Gluten-Free Scottish Oatcakes

(makes 18 oatcakes) A wonderful breakfast invention, these can be served with honey, butter, or jam, but they’re just as satisfying plain. They make an excellent hors d’oeuvre or a yummy snack, topped with smoked fish or other meat, or cheese for those who aren’t dairy-sensitive. INGREDIENTS ½ c shortening 1 c regular GF oats […]

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Gluten-Free Coconut Nutty Cookies

Gluten-Free Coconut Nutty Cookies

I’m a known cookie lover, and this recipe is one of my favorites. INGREDIENTS 1 c coconut oil 6 tbsp unsweetened apple sauce 1 tsp salt 2 tbsp pure vanilla extract 3/4 – 1 ¼ c agave 2 c gluten-free flour mix ¼ c flax meal 1 tsp baking soda 1 ½ tsp xanthan gum […]

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Mariposa Baking Company

Mariposa Baking Company

When we come across truly fine artisan-crafted gluten-free items, it’s an absolute sigh of relief. “Quality” is a word we can associate with Mariposa Baking Company. Biscottis, coffeecakes, tea loaves, brownies, and squares—all hand-crafted in a dedicated GF facility. All items are readily available to consumers online as well as wholesale. The storefront is the […]

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Gluten-Free Meringue Cookies

Gluten-Free Meringue Cookies

Now you can prepare these airy, scrumptious cookies at home with this easy gluten-free recipe! INGREDIENTS 3 egg whites ¼ cream of tartar ¾ c superfine sugar ¼ tsp vanilla DIRECTIONS 1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees. 2. Beat 3 egg whites with 1/4 tsp cream of tartar until soft peaks form. 3. Add ¾ […]

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Smart Treat – A Terrific Gluten-Free Company

Smart Treat – A Terrific Gluten-Free Company

(I am not paid or given any incentive to write one way or the other.  What you are about to read is from me to you, my honest opinion.) Each Gluten-Free bite was unique, wholesome and had our taste buds asking for more. My Florida field testers and I had quite a reaction to the […]

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Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies

Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies

Another wonderful recipe I learned about at the 2009 Tampa Bay Celiac Group Cookie Exchange that I just had to share with you!  If needed, make sure to use my sugar agave conversion for your everyday baking. INGREDIENTS 2 ½-in sticks (10 oz.) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 c sugar pinch of salt 4 […]

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Gluten-Free Pecan Cookies

Gluten-Free Pecan Cookies

This was donated by a teenager at the 2009 Tampa Bay Celiac Cookie Exchange.INGREDIENTS 2 eggs1 1/3 c firmly-packed brown sugar5 tbs gluten-free flour mix1/8 tsp xanthan gum1/8 tsp salt1/8 tsp baking powder1 tsp vanilla1 c broken pecans DIRECTIONS 1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. 2. Whip eggs until light. Gradually add flour, xanthan gum, […]

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MI-DEL – Company and Food Review

MI-DEL – Company and Food Review

  A cookie story and a family story is the story of MI-DEL. Mr. Samuel Midel started off with creating healthy cookies in Chicago. Originally, he created sugar-free cookies at home and for his two daughters, and these cookies were always eaten up so quickly he knew he was onto something. Mr. Midel wanted to […]

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Gluten-Free Pumpkin Cookies

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Cookies

My sincerest gratitude to an attendee of the 2009 Tampa Bay Celiac Group Cookie Exchange for sharing this awesome seasonal recipe! You can make an assortment of cookies for everyone to enjoy. Got a recipe you would like to share? This is a great site for that. INGREDIENTS 1-1/2 c light brown sugar 1/2 c […]

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Gluten Free Sugar Cookie Cut-Outs – Valentine’s Day Recipe

Gluten Free Sugar Cookie Cut-Outs – Valentine’s Day Recipe

Below is a little teaser of a recipe from a soon to be released book, Gluten Free Cookies by Luane Kohnke. You will have an opportunity to read the review of many tested recipes we will be doing out of her book over the next two months. So check back soon! Enjoy and Happy Valentines […]

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Andean Dream- ONLY Gluten Free

Andean Dream- ONLY Gluten Free

Andean Dream’s Organic Quinoa-Rice Pasta cooks and tastes more like the “real” pasta I was used to eating before being diagnosed with celiac disease. I had seven people test the pasta with me. We all agreed. We introduced the pasta to those not on a GF diet, and they couldn’t tell it was GF pasta—that’s […]

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Deerfields Gluten-Free Bakery- WOW!

Deerfields Gluten-Free Bakery- WOW!

Deerfields Gluten-Free Bakery, located in Schaumburg, Illinois, is open to everyone at their location and via the internet. Lucky for us as well as their gluten-free line is in a dedicated GF facility! Open since 1886, it is now a five-generation bakery. I’m telling you, folks, if you want some tasty treats and delicious baked […]

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Liz Lovely

Liz Lovely

I need to start out by letting you know that what I share with you in this review may just change your life! The subject at hand is cookies. Yes, cookies. Those delectable little (or large) morsels of “yum.” When it comes to gluten-free cookies, we celiacs tend to compromise and like our newfound cookies. […]

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Company & Product Review: Sweet Christine’s

Company & Product Review: Sweet Christine’s

www.sweetchristinesglutenfree.com Safe to eat, healthy, gluten-free, and top-of-the-line yummy—that is how we are summing up Sweet Christine’s. Oh my, folks, brownies that are the best ever, better than the best wheat brownies I’ve had in the past—no kidding!—donuts that taste like donuts should, and a truly decadent chocolate lava cake that oozed with chocolate as […]

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Food Review: Heaven Mills Gluten-Free Bakery

Food Review: Heaven Mills Gluten-Free Bakery

Alta Schlesinger had a dream after some of her family members were diagnosed with celiac disease. Already with a propensity toward good cooking, she quickly turned a diagnosis into a fun challenge. Alta took many kosher traditional family dishes and turned them into gluten-free ones. Neighbors soon were asking for recipes and to purchase meals […]

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Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

  This recipes, donated by a participant at the 2009 Tampa Bay Celiac Group Cookie Exchange, is sure to be a hit! INGREDIENTS   ¼ c butter-flavored shortening 1 ¼ c packed brown sugar ¾ c creamy peanut butter 1 egg ¼ c unsweetened applesauce 3 tsp vanilla extract 1 c white rice flour ½ […]

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Gluten-Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Gluten-Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

This delicious cross between peanut butter and chocolate cookies will be sure to please the whole family! Make some gluten-free chocolate brownies too! INGREDIENTS   1 (1-qt.) jar Gluten-Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Mix ½ c butter, softened 1 large egg 1 tsp vanilla extract   DIRECTIONS 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line baking […]

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Food Company Review: Natasha’s Health Nut Cookies

Food Company Review: Natasha’s Health Nut Cookies

Ever eat a cookie that tastes good and you know to also be beneficial for you? Today we did!Natasha’s cookies—the healthy snack. Natasha Becker has been creating three flavors of her grain-free healthy cookies for about sevenyears, serving health-conscious, gluten-free, celiac, diabetic, and Specific Carbohydrate Diet eaterswith rave reviews. One of my testers tested well […]

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Betty Lou’s Review

Betty Lou’s Review

Betty Lou Carrier was an innovative lady in the seventies. After reading Sugar Blues and taking to heart the book’s preaching that “sugar causes disease,” Betty’s life took a turn. Betty Lou’s Inc. now has a 93,000 square -foot facility and 80 full-time staff, and Betty Lou works side by side with her two sons, […]

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Authentic Foods

Authentic Foods

Many people who are new to the gluten-free diet are inclined initially to purchase ready-made muffins, breads, cookies, etc. Nutrition sits on the back burner, and the desire for good-tasting foods takes precedence. Authentic Foods is one company that is out of the ordinary when it comes to nutritional content, flavor, and convenience. I’ve had […]

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