Katz Gluten Free-Part 1

Katz Gluten Free-Part 1

Time machine time: It’s 2010 and my mother, Tina Turbin, just discovered Katz gluten-free. A certified gluten-free, Kosher company and nut-free as well. With high-quality ingredients and no preservatives added. Back in 2010 celiac disease was something many had never even heard of and gluten?? What is gluten. There were hardly any restaurants with gluten-free […]

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Gluten-Free, Paleo, Dairy-Free Mashed Turnips – Recipe

Gluten-Free, Paleo, Dairy-Free Mashed Turnips – Recipe

(serves 8 ) I find a lot of people making cauliflower mashed ” potatoes” these days. Another fun recipe you can make when you are craving that sort of food is mashed turnips. Although it has a very distinct taste ,unlike the cauliflower, I find it rather tasty. It is a great side dish. INGREDIENTS […]

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Study Shows Quinoa May Not Be Safe for Celiacs

Study Shows Quinoa May Not Be Safe for Celiacs

Quinoa has been gaining popularity as a substitute for grains among celiacs. People write in a lot about this high-protein wonder seed, it’s in tons of gluten-free recipes, and you can find it in  gluten-free pastas, baked goods, and other wheat alternatives.      Testing at gluten levels usually less than 20 ppm, quinoa has been […]

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Mary’s Gone Crackers-Gluten-Free Review

Mary’s Gone Crackers-Gluten-Free Review

I tested all 5 flavors of gluten-free Mary’s Gone Crackers as well as three flavors of their Sticks & Twigs, somewhat a replacement for your slender pretzels, but with a much more grainy, crunchy, and hearty flavor. I was not all that fond of them and found them to be quite dry and as a […]

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Macro Life Naturals – Review

Macro Life Naturals – Review

I had the wonderful opportunity to test a few of Macro Life Naturals Products, the Macro Greens and the Miracle Reds and 3 incredible bars they now offer. I am celiac. Let me clarify,  I am a highly (and I mean highly) sensitive to “greens”celiac- such as barley grass and wheat grass, so please do […]

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Dedicated Gluten-Free Oats- Cream Hill Estates

Dedicated Gluten-Free Oats- Cream Hill Estates

  Fulfilling the requirements of both the Canadian and U.S. government standards for gluten-free (https://glutenfreehelp.info) facility certification is no easy task. Ask Beth Armour of Cream Hill Estates, Canada. Cream Hill Estates routinely undergoes painstaking and expensive tests to eliminate any and all possibilities of cross-contamination. The complicated and demanding process begins with the transportation […]

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Gluten-Free Spinach Ravioli

Gluten-Free Spinach Ravioli

Spinach ravioli was always an easy way to get my kids to eat their greens! See my page with the ravioli recipe to make at home!   (Makes 4 servings) FILLING INGREDIENTS ½ c turkey Italian sausage ½ c thawed, chopped spinach 1/3 c ricotta 4 oz (about 1 cup) shredded cheddar ¼ tsp pepper […]

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Raw Revolution Bars

Raw Revolution Bars

Raw Revolution bars are kosher, vegan, and preservative-free, without refined sugars, gluten, soy, wheat, peanut, or animal products. All their products are made in a facility which is gluten-, peanut-, and animal-product-free. Along with 17 other testers, I tasted their various bars, and there was not a single one out of the ten that we […]

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Boomi Bar &  Prana Bar

Boomi Bar & Prana Bar

Divine Foods is a family-owned and run company offering two lines of all-natural GF energy bars, the Boomi Bar and the Prana Bar. The Boomi Bar comes in an amazing thirteen varieties of flavors all loaded with precise selections of nuts, seeds, and pure fruits, and no cane sugar, peanuts, or soy. All ingredients are […]

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Green Beans with a kick

Green Beans with a kick

INGREDIENTS: 12 -16 oz fresh green beans “trimmed” left long 2 tbsp vegetable oil 3 Serrano chilies or ½ – 1 tbsp chipotle powder     DIRECTIONS Heat oil and lower Add beans – cover Stir and add chilies or powder Will start to get little brown spots after about 5 minutes Take off heat. […]

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Gluten-Free Bread Companies—An Overview

Gluten-Free Bread Companies—An Overview

There is certainly no lack of options when it comes to gluten-free breads. Gluten-free for years, I’m lucky to have had the opportunity to try so many of them. The market is now full of gluten-free bread companies, offering breads, buns, rolls, and so much more, some of which are made to be nutrient-rich and […]

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Root Vegetable Pancakes

Root Vegetable Pancakes

Submitted by : Mckenna Barlow paleomac@gmail.com I love pancakes but sometimes the sweet ones make me over eat!  So, I have made up this savory version using root vegetables instead.  My husband really liked them and said they were excellent as leftovers too Ingredients: 1/2 celery root peeled, grated 4 parsnips peeled, grated 1/4 purple onion […]

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Shirataki Noodle: A Gluten-Free “Food Secret”

Shirataki Noodle: A Gluten-Free “Food Secret”

  I research and test gluten-free food products on behalf of the gluten-free community. One product that has caught my attention is konjaku, also known as shirataki, konjac, konnyaku, and Devil’s Tongue. A versatile noodle, konjaku is gluten-free, high-fiber, calorie-free, low-carb, and rich in prebiotics. Konjaku was featured on BodyEcology.com, a website created by Donna […]

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Gluten-Free Poppy Seed Bread Rolls

Gluten-Free Poppy Seed Bread Rolls

Make these to enjoy with dinner tonight—but be careful not to fill up on them! INGREDIENTS 2 c Better Batter Gluten Free Flour 1 tsp salt 1/3 c sugar (sugar may be added to taste) 4 eggs 1.5 c milk, milk substitute, or water poppy seeds, to taste 1 egg-white DIRECTIONS1. Preheat oven to 425 […]

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Mr. Krispers Baked Rice Krisps

Mr. Krispers Baked Rice Krisps

One of my favorites is Mr. Krispers Baked Rice Krisps. These little, flat, oval chips currently come in four flavors, Sour Cream & Onion, Nacho, Sea Salt & Pepper, and Barbeque. They are very light. In fact, 35 chips have only 120 calories—perfect for anyone watching their calories. The chips are made with brown rice […]

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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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Food Company Review: riceworks®

Food Company Review: riceworks®

riceworks® offers tasty chips for us on a gluten-free diet. We all loved all the flavors we tested andhad a difficult time choosing a favorite. The chips are triangular in shape, light, made with whole grain brown rice, and have no artificialflavors, preservatives or gluten. In holding the chips up to light, you can actually […]

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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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Beanitos Bean Chips

Beanitos Bean Chips

Beanitos is the first corn-free, potato-free chip that we’ve tasted yet. We weren’t sure what to expect out of the two flavors at hand, Black Bean Chips and Pinto Bean and Flax Chips, but they were really good. The Beanitos are light in texture, like a thin potato chip, and have a light grainy yet […]

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Kaia Foods

Kaia Foods

Hearty, nutritious, earthy, and unique are words I’d use to describe all of Kaia Foods’ products. Kaia (rhymes with “papaya”) is from the Sanskrit word for “body,” kaya, yet the owners spelled it like Gaia, for the Greek goddess of the earth. Hence, body and earth come together to depict the essence of Kaia Foods. […]

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