Is It Gluten Free? Archive

GMO and Gluten Free Foods

Posted October 12, 2012 By Sandy

I find it very annoying when people say, or worse yet, post on the web, that switching to Gluten Free is the healthiest thing they can do — regardless of what they eat.  There are plenty of bad gluten free foods out there that are far from healthy.   Of course, for us gluten intolerant […]

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Wheatgrass on a Gluten Free Diet

Posted August 27, 2012 By Sandy

Did you know that Wheatgrass is Gluten Free?  I sure did not know — and whenever I am in doubt, I stay away from it! Today, I found an informative post on Wheatgrass that confirmed my suspicions that Wheatgrass IS safe for us on a gluten free diet. Here is the featured article: Spotlight on […]

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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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Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate!!

Posted August 13, 2012 By Sandy

Dark Chocolate is one of my very favorite foods!  Me and my husband joke that it should be listed as one of the main food groups!  When I found out about my food allergies, and had to give up so many of the foods that I loved, I decided that I would find a way […]

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Gluten Free Grain: Teff

Posted June 30, 2012 By Sandy

Teff, originally from Ethiopia, is one of the tiniest seeds in the whole grain category. Read more about Teff on my Squidoo Lens:  Gluten Free Grains! Awesome Gluten Free Vegan Peanut Butter Cookies Ingredients 1 1/2 cups teff flour ( we use Bob’s Red Mill Teff Flour) 1/2 teaspoon sea salt ( or plain salt […]

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Gluten Free Grains: Sorghum

Posted June 23, 2012 By Sandy

Sorghum, originally grown by impoverished people in Africa and Asia. Read more about Sorghum on my Squidoo Lens:  Gluten Free Grains! Gluten Free Vegan Snack Cookies  By valgal123 Ingredients: 1 cup raw sunflower seed, finely ground (equals about 1 1/4 cups ground) 1 cup sorghum flour 1/4 cup tapioca flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon […]

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Gluten Free Grain: Rice

Posted June 9, 2012 By Sandy

Rice is second only to corn as the most important staple food in the world. Read more about Rice on my Squidoo Lens:  Gluten Free Grains! Mexican Rice 2 ounces tomatoes, very ripe and cored (see note below) 1 medium white onion 3 medium jalapenos 2 cups long grain white rice 1/3 cup canola oil […]

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Gluten Free Grains: Quinoa

Posted June 2, 2012 By Sandy

Quinoa, nicknamed “the mother of all grain” for its high nutritional value, is actually a pseudo grain belonging to the Goosefoot family Read more about Quinoa on my Squidoo Lens:  Gluten Free Grains! Quinoa Salsa Salad Dressing 3 tablespoons gluten free salsa 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons cider vinegar 2 tablespoons chili powder […]

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Gluten Free Grain: Oats

Posted May 26, 2012 By Sandy

Oats are thought to original in northern Europe where they were used in fertility rituals. Read more about Oats on my Squidoo Lens:  Gluten Free Grains! Oatmeal Fruit Squares 1/2 C Packed Light Brown Sugar or Coconut Palm Sugar 1/2 C Arrowroot Flour or Cornstarch 1/2 C Blanched Almond Flour or GF Flour Blend 1/4 […]

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Gluten Free Grains: Job’s Tears

Posted May 19, 2012 By Sandy

Job’s Tears is a grain that is nearly unknown in the US.  Although it is a gluten free grain, it is often referred to as Chinese Pearl Barley. Read more about Job’s Tears on my Squidoo Lens:  Gluten Free Grains! Swiss Chard with White Beans and Job’s Tears 1/2 cup uncooked Job’s tears (or barley, […]

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