Betty Lou’s Gluten-Free Protein Bars

Betty Lou’s Gluten-Free Protein Bars

After mom Betty Lou Carrier read Sugar Blues by William Dufty and took to heart the book’s preaching that “sugar causes disease,” her life took a turn.  Little did she know that her newfound commitment to eliminating sugar from her family’s diet would end up with a 104,000 square -foot facility, 80 full-time staff, and […]

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Go-Go Rice- Gluten-Free Review

Go-Go Rice- Gluten-Free Review

I was a bit skeptical testing “already-cooked” rice in a bowl. It appealed to me somewhat, as it was organic and preservative-free, and sometimes I do need a side dish and don’t want to wait for the standard forty minutes for my brown rice. So I gave Go-Go Rice a shot and asked my test […]

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Celiac Symptoms in Children

Celiac Symptoms in Children

The symptoms of celiac disease cover a wide range and are variable from person to person, but according to the Canadian Celiac Association, there are some symptoms that seem to be particularly common among celiac children. These are: vomiting, irritability, behavioral changes, delayed growth or puberty, short stature, and dental enamel abnormalities. According to Celiacs, […]

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Associated Celiac Conditions

Associated Celiac Conditions

Celaic disease, which has a wide variety of symptoms in itself, often is attended by other health conditions. According to the Canadian Celiac Association, for this reason, it’s recommended that people with celiac disease symptoms or a family history of celiac disease get tested for the following associated conditions: -Osteoporosis -Type 1 diabetes mellitus -Other […]

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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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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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Nuts Online – Assured Gluten-Free

Nuts Online – Assured Gluten-Free

Nuts Online is your source for just about any nut and nut flour we could ask for. I made wonderful cashew flour chocolate chip cookies one evening, and the next evening I made macadamia nut flour bread as a substitute for my almond flour bread. This company has been around since 1929 and has remained […]

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Purely Decadent ® Coconut Milk Ice Cream

Purely Decadent ® Coconut Milk Ice Cream

Turtle Mountain, LLC is my new favorite company on planet Earth. Well, just about. As a celiac, I don’t eat dairy, as most of us celiacs don’t, but that means no ice cream, which I really love. I love the texture, the cold, smooth flavor, especially the mint-flavored ones. This brings me back to Turtle […]

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Sensible Foods – Delicious Gluten Free Snacks

Sensible Foods – Delicious Gluten Free Snacks

I really believe these products are the perfect snack for anyone—mom, adult, or child on the go. Sensible foods offers 7 products which are dehydrated little packs of ¾-oz. packages of nutrition. All are loaded up with a perfect blend of fruits, except the sweet corn and soy nuts. Each fruit bag offers a ½ […]

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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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Think Thin – A Gluten Free Bar

Think Thin – A Gluten Free Bar

Want to learn about a gluten-free protein bar we tried in my test kitchens with 0 grams of sugar? I know you’ve seen them in the health food stores and in many grocery stores. The name will be familiar but the history will not be. Lizanne Falsetto is he power behind Think Thin Bars. At […]

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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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Crunchmaster Gluten Free Crackers

Crunchmaster Gluten Free Crackers

These Multi-Seed Crackers have crunch, flavor, and perfectly accompany any slice of cheese or dip and are great simply plain. The Roasted Garlic was not unlike a garlic cracker I used to eat prior to being diagnosed with celiac disease. The Sweet Onion was light but the crunch was perfect with the flavor. The plain […]

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Grace Island Specialty Foods Bakes Cheese Crisps

Grace Island Specialty Foods Bakes Cheese Crisps

Grace Island Specialty Foods has a variety of gluten-free Baked Cheese Crisps. Each has a different flavor not due to just spices, but to the unique cheese selection in each cracker. These crackers are paper-thin, oval in shape, and each flavor offers its own recipe, often with sesame seeds added. We liked these crackers but […]

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Up Close and Personal with Roni Piterman

Up Close and Personal with Roni Piterman

    I am honored to share with you and up close and personal interview with founder, owner and chef Roni Piterman. She has devoted her days  (and nights) to helping others in need of a gluten-free diet in a very special way and has really expanded. This is a woman who knows her business! […]

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CheeCha Potato Puffs – Gluten Free

CheeCha Potato Puffs – Gluten Free

Four boxes arrived at both my Florida and L.A. studios full of a new product I had yet to come across: CheeCha Potato Puffs. Before tasting anything I wanted to be sure of the product’s adherence to gluten-free standards. I was immediately assured that the four products are all manufactured on a dedicated GF line […]

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Chēbē – Gluten Free Company

Chēbē – Gluten Free Company

  Already a household name in the GF community Chēbē bread products again crossed my path and my staffed testing kitchens. We tested and nibbled on a variety of their products, and we have only positive things to share. It’s hard to choose a favorite, yet. I’d say I really took a liking to the […]

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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 and Allergen Free Expo in Chicago- April 29th- May 1st-2011

Gluten and Allergen Free Expo in Chicago- April 29th- May 1st-2011

Living Without, the nation’s leading magazine for people with Celiac Disease, gluten sensitivity and food allergies, has become the title sponsor of the 4th annual Gluten & Allergen Free Expo, to be held April 29 – May 1 in Chicago.  Living Without has teamed up with Jen Cafferty, nationally recognized expert on cooking and living […]

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Bionaturae-  Amazing Gluten Free Company

Bionaturae- Amazing Gluten Free Company

Bionaturae (bee-oh-na-too-ray) is a family-owned organic company located in Italy. It translates to mean “organic nature.” We’ve tested their gluten-free pasta as well as their spreads, organic tomato sauce (in glass jars), balsamic vinegars, olive oils, and nectars. Each product we tested conveyed life an Italian organic farm. The products are pure. You simply taste […]

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