Gluten Free Baking Archive

Jules New Flour Blend

Posted July 28, 2014 By Sandy

I received an email from a reader asking about Jules new flour blend. For those who were not aware, Jules Shepard started a new company and with the change, she also improved her flour blend. Here is the message I received from my reader: You wrote a email back awhile ago that said the following: […]

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As a ‘lazy cook’, I look for quick easy ways to make my food.  It is no different with gluten free bread baking. I get frustrated with all the recipes that call for x amount of this flour, y amount of another ….. I would much rather use a mix.  And honestly, I don’t really […]

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Gluten Free Flour Mixes

Posted April 17, 2013 By Sandy

Substituting Gluten Free Flours in your favorite recipes is not as easy as it sounds.  Gluten is the element in breads and baked goods that produces the texture and ‘glue’ to your finished product. If you do much Gluten Free Baking, you probably already know that you can’t just substitute any ‘ole Gluten Free flour […]

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Gluten Free Baking: Gluten Replacers

Posted February 6, 2013 By Sandy

If you have ever tried baking with Gluten Free flours, you know that they just don’t act, feel or respond in the same way as wheat flour. Gluten-Replacers in Gluten-Free Baking Gluten has several properties in baking, such as:         It binds ingredients together It  provides structure to your end product It as elasticity Jeanne Sauvage, […]

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New Gluten Free Cookbook for the Holidays

Posted November 5, 2012 By Sandy

A new cookbook, Gluten Free Baking for the Holidays: 60 Recipes for Traditional Festive Treats by Jeanne Sauvage, author of the Art of Baking Blog, has just been released — just in time for holiday planning and baking!  According to the blog, Jeanne is on and off touring, promoting the book.  I believe she just […]

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Using Substitutions in Your Recipes

Posted November 1, 2012 By Sandy

Once I became Gluten Free and Vegan, I wanted to convert all my favorite recipes to eliminate wheat, gluten, dairy and eggs.  At first, I did not realize how great a task that would become! Substitutions are available, but often they don’t act the same or tastes the same.  I found that Jeanne from the […]

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GMO and Jule’s Gluten Free Flour

Posted October 29, 2012 By Sandy

Last week, I posted a survey by fellow blogger, Priscilla Matuson, writer of A Gluten-Free Vegan Mom Who Knows.  My post on the subject and links to Priscilla’s are here.  According to Priscilla’s survey, Jules was one of the few Gluten Free flour companies that admitted to having GMO ingredients in their products. Needless to […]

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My Pantry — Sugars and Baking Aids

Posted October 27, 2012 By Sandy

Sugars in My Pantry If you have been following my blog for any length of time, you know that once I changed my diet, all the white sugar, brown sugar, corn syrup, imitation maple syrup, imitation sugars (Splenda in particular) we pulled out of the pantry and gave away. On the advice of our naturopathic […]

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My Pantry — Flours

Posted October 20, 2012 By Sandy

After finding out I was gluten free, out went all the flour which were all wheat based!  But I found there is a whole array of gluten free flours that are wonderful – and taste good too. Following is a list of the most common gluten free flours: Almond                                             Amaranth Arrowroot Buckwheat Cornmeal Flaxseed […]

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Benefits of Coconut Flour and Coconut Oil

Posted August 22, 2012 By Sandy

If you read my posts, you will know that I am a big lover of all things coconut.  There are SO MANY Benefits of Coconut Flour and Coconut Oil that I don’t think we could list them all. Dr. Mercola has posted a wonderful article on Coconut Flour and Oil.  Here are a few excerpts: […]

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