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Best Gluten Free Vegan Posts of 2014

Posted January 12, 2015 By Sandy

Okay, now that the holiday’s are over and it is back to business, I would like to share the best gluten free vegan posts of 2014.  These are the posts, recipes, and articles that were read the most in 2014. Here they are …..   Coconut No Bake Snowballs In keeping with our Holiday Cookie […]

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Christmas Cookies

Posted December 2, 2014 By Sandy

A couple years ago, I posted a gluten free vegan recipe for Christmas cookies nearly every day in December.  That was quite a collection of yummy cookie recipes! So, to make it easy for you, I have compiled the list here: No-Bake Candy Cane Balls Snickerdoodles Christmas Mexican Wedding Cake Cookies Christmas Sugar Cookies Special […]

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Is Gluten Really the Culprit!

Posted November 19, 2014 By Sandy

Before anyone gets upset with what I am inferring in my title, I want to share some findings with you. With years and years of people eating wheat, many have asked why, all of a sudden, are so many people have serious problems with it.  Some are convinced that wheat is genetically modified (GMO wheat […]

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Gluten Intolerance Group — 40th Anniversary

Posted October 20, 2014 By Sandy

Jules Shepard, one of the pioneers in the gluten free world, talks with Cynthia Kupper, executive director of the GIG (Gluten Intolerance Group) last week about their upcoming 40th Anniversary celebration. Cynthia will be joined by GIG’s Director of Social Programs, Sara Vollmer, who will speak about the celebration on November 9th that is planned to […]

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Simply Gluten Free Magazine

Posted October 13, 2014 By Sandy

I love reading new magazines and when I checked out the local magazine stand, I cannot believe all the magazines around food allergies — especially the gluten free magazines! A few weeks ago, I picked up my first copy of Simple Gluten Free and found some wonderful articles and recipes!  (Advertisements, which are usually a […]

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New Gluten Free Labeling

Posted August 25, 2014 By Sandy

Earlier this month,  U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finalized a standard definition of “gluten-free”. So what does it mean, exactly, when a food product is labeled as ‘gluten-free” and what is the gluten free labeling requirements?  According to the National Foundation of Celiac Awareness (NFCA) …. FDA Gluten-Free Labeling Rule Under the new rule, […]

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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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I am excited to invite you to The Detox Summit hosted by Deanna Minich, PhD. Here is what she says about the upcoming Detox Summit: Environmental toxins can be found in what you eat, drink, breathe, feel and think. You may not be aware of toxins, but if you want to be healthy, being educated […]

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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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What is a Flexitarian?

Posted May 19, 2014 By Sandy

Last week, I posted an article on What is a Vegan?  Because I admitted that I was really not a vegan any longer, this was a difficult post to write. So today, I am going to explain that I am a Flexitarian and why …. First, what is a flexitarian?  According to Wikipedia: A semi-vegetarian […]

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