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4 Decorative Pie Crusts for Gluten Free Pie Dough

I'm going to be honest here: I spend a lot of time thinking about pie. I think about different types of fillings and fun new combinations, I think about how to optimize the deliciousness, and I think about how to bring something new to the crust game. Even the most simple pie can be absolutely stunning, and it can be as easy as a few cut outs or a little crimping on the crust! One of the absolute most simple [...]

By | 2017-11-08T13:44:32+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Gluten Free Pumpkin Cream Cheese Tarts

What's not to love about October? The air is crisp, the leaves are falling, and all I want to do is stay inside and bake delicious treats. Last week, I visited the local pumpkin patch and was so inspired by the natural bounty of the season. I know pumpkin gets a lot of flack for being everywhere in the fall, but I can't help but look forward to finding new and interesting ways to incorporate it! This pumpkin cream cheese [...]

By | 2017-11-08T13:44:32+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Gluten Free Caramel Apple Bundt Cake

The temperature is dropping, the leaves are changing color, the days are growing shorter...it's officially fall! Break out your favorite cozy sweater and celebrate with a bundt cake that will make your caramel apple dreams come true! This beautifully simple cake is rich and warm, sweet and decadent, and gloriously autumnal. Gather your ingredients and preheat oven to 325 degrees F. In a mixing bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt. In a separate bowl or mixer, whisk together oil [...]

By | 2017-11-08T13:44:32+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Recipes, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How To Make Gluten Free Soft Pretzels

Who doesn't love gluten free soft pretzels? These pretzels are soft, chewy, salty, and gluten free to boot!  With our new drive through window open for our gluten free bakery, our team decided to experiment with a new recipe.  We hope you enjoy these gluten free soft pretzels! Please let us know how yours come out by sharing with us online using #gorgeglutenfree First, gather all of your ingredients and preheat your oven to 425F to get these gluten free [...]

By | 2017-11-08T13:44:32+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Gluten Free Flours and Their Purposes

Have you ever wondered what all of the different gluten free flours are for? Read on and find out!  Brown Rice Flour - Brown rice flour is made from ground unhulled rice kernels and contains healthy bran. It has a richer, nuttier flavor than wheat flour and is the most common of the gluten free flours. Brown rice flour is quite heavy and very fibrous. It works well as a breading or a thickener, but is usually combined with other [...]

By | 2017-11-08T13:44:32+00:00 March 29th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Top Ten Places Gluten Hides

Gluten can be sneaky! Cross Contamination - Cross contamination is a problem that can plague even the most experienced Celiac. Depending on your level of sensitivity, cross contamination can happen even when using a clean surface and clean utensils. Porous surfaces such as wooden cutting boards or cast iron pans should not be trusted; always make sure to keep these items strictly gluten free. Condiments - Condiments can often be treacherous to the gluten free. Glutinous crumbs are easily transferred [...]

By | 2017-11-08T13:44:33+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Top Ten Lists|1 Comment

10 Complications of Gluten Consumption in the Gluten Intolerant

Long term gluten consumption in the gluten intolerant can take a serious toll.  Gluten Ataxia - An autoimmune disease that is brought on by the consumption of gluten in people with a genetic predisposition. Symptoms of ataxia include the inability to control the speed or power of movements, inability to speak or form words, and poor coordination. Fertility Problems - Though the link between fertility problems and being gluten intolerant is contested, studies have shown that gluten exposure may be [...]

By | 2017-11-08T13:44:33+00:00 March 10th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Gluten Free Mocha Dark Chocolate Cake with Orange Ganache Frosting

Nothing chases away winter dreariness like the rich decadence of chocolate cake! By adding in the bitter warmth of coffee and the brightness of orange, this recipe takes an old stand-by and breathes new life into it. This is a truly superb cake that will be an utter delight for any occassion! The candied orange peel on top was festive and fun, but the dark richness of the cake was the true stand out. I handed my friend a slice [...]

By | 2017-11-08T13:44:33+00:00 February 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|4 Comments

10 Important Things to Know Before Going Gluten Free

Thinking about eliminating gluten from your diet? Make sure you're well informed before making the change!  Your Personal Reason for Going Gluten Free - Choosing to cut gluten from your diet is a deeply personal and serious choice. It’s often labelled as a fad diet or a quick fix, but being successfully gluten free takes long term dedication and commitment.  That it is the Right Choice for You - It is not easy to go gluten free! It is a [...]

By | 2017-11-08T13:44:33+00:00 February 4th, 2017|Top Ten Lists|0 Comments

10 Reasons To Go Gluten Free

Is going gluten free right for you? 10 Great Reasons to Go Gluten Free Gluten Allergies and Intolerances - Many of us have Celiac disease or a gluten intolerance and are unaware; in fact, one in 100 people have Celiac disease and most do not know! Wheat is a top-eight allergen, one of eight major allergens that make up 90% of food allergies, and though no one knows for sure what percentage of the population is intolerant to gluten, it is [...]

By | 2017-11-08T13:44:33+00:00 January 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|2 Comments