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

Gluten Free Pineapple Coconut Scones

With summer officially over and the school year in full swing, I'm already missing our beach trips and lazy river days. Fortunately, I can close my eyes while eating these pineapple coconut scones and imagine hot, sunny, summer days at least for a moment... Gather all of your ingredients and mix the coconut flour and almond flour together. Mix in the sugar, baking powder and salt. Add the shredded coconut, yogurt, milk, pineapple, eggs, coconut oil, and the coconut extract (for [...]

By | 2017-11-08T13:44:33+00:00 September 26th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Gluten Free Pierogi

I love this time of year. With my tomato and pepper starts planted, my house is transformed from a deep winter bunker into a springtime botanical garden. The days are getting longer and my german-polish roots have me looking forward to Easter dinner and the pierogies that accompany that meal! And yes, although I know I have my polish ancestors shaking their heads disapprovingly when I use the term “pierogies” (the plural of pierogi is pierogi and the singular actually [...]

By | 2017-11-08T13:44:33+00:00 March 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Fudge Brownies

Initially, I wanted to call these, Leave-Me-Alone-These-Are-Mine Bars, but that seemed rude. When finally, I could use my words again and was willing to share, my family and I agreed that that we would be making these again ASAP! What could be better than an amazingly chocolaty, perfectly chewy brownie paired with a fudgy peanut butter-y layer (think reese's peanut butter cups) and topped with even more chocolate? Nothing. Except maybe that it's also gluten free! A quick note on the brownie [...]

By | 2017-11-08T13:44:33+00:00 February 5th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments