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Gluten Free products/cookbooks 1 Reply

Hello everyone,I saw the post about a good gluten free bread recipe.  I couldn't post a reply.  My boyfriend is the head pastry chef at a hotel here in Ottawa.  When I found out I was sensitive to…Continue

Tags: baking, recipe, Ottawa, bread, free

Started by Mandy Kemp. Last reply by Christine Dec 30, 2011.

corn? 1 Reply

Hey,I'm new to discovering that I have a pretty serious gluten allergy (years of IBS explained!) and some people have told me that corn may be a problem. I don't eat a lot of corn,but have been…Continue

Started by Frances Worster. Last reply by Mandy Kemp Nov 5, 2010.

Gluten free Bread

Hi Everyone,  I was wondering if anyone had a good recipe for gluten free bread? I have tried all the breads on the market, there is not one that tasting any good.I love bread, it was the hardest…Continue

Started by Josee Mireault Sep 6, 2010.

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Comment by Lisa on August 5, 2010 at 7:20am
Great group! I'm not diagnosed "celiac", but I'm gluten-free all the way! Looking forward to great discussions on this important topic. :)
Comment by Ken Wilkens on August 6, 2010 at 8:59pm
My little girl has Celiac, so jumping in this group!
Comment by Rebekah Nelson on August 20, 2010 at 3:37am
hey guys! i've baked/shopped GF for my celiac sister for years, but just am starting a GF "test-drive" for myself. anyone have any thoughts/advice for me?

i find GF pretty easy (at home) because of my sister - everything we buy except for whole wheat bread and cereal is GF.

thoughts from my experts? :)
thanks!
-rebekah
Comment by Maria Pontiero on September 22, 2010 at 6:12pm
We own a bistro and make gluten free baked goods. I will see if my mom will give me our recipe. We use a lot of whole grain gluten free flours that are higher in fiber and protein. There is a need for a little bit of the starchy refined gluten free flours but the stuff in the store has no nutrition. It is cheaper to make for these manufacturers by usines starchy "white"gluten free flours. I will get back to you!
Comment by Midnight Lifter on September 24, 2010 at 4:34pm
Joining the group because one of my nephews suffers from CD.
My wife and I are doing the whole "test kitchen" thing with trying to put together a "wedding" cake for my inlaws' 50th anniversary that everyone can enjoy, including all the gluten-free folks in the family as well as this little guy... AND the rest of the folks who don't have any dietary restrictions, but we want to wow with the cake and change their mind regarding GF foods...

Any suggestions? So far we've been working with coconut flour (which was really good) and almond flour (also pretty good - needs a little something for the next try...)

We're really trying go for something that will not be a "restricted diet" type of cake. All suggestions are appreciated.

We're also considering making these as cupcakes and maybe a sheet-cake for the lovebirds... so if that makes it any easier, we are ok with that as well.
Comment by 4_lifepath on September 24, 2010 at 5:23pm
Midnight Lifter ....I'd recommend prep/cooking etc be done where the meals for your nephew are cooked .....I read on one CD site that anything in contact with gluton needs to be decontaminated essentially. .....Best of luck, and congrats to your in-laws on a remarkable accomplishment
Comment by Rebekah Nelson on September 24, 2010 at 5:37pm
Midnight Lifter - try the BabyCakes cookbook. they have many recipes for cupcakes that could be used in a layer cake!

and i second what 4_lifepath said. celiacs must ALWAYS use GF bakeware. good luck to you!
Comment by Midnight Lifter on September 25, 2010 at 5:53am
Thank you Rebekah and 4_lifepath! Very helpful... now, how to master the icing... :o
Comment by Jen James on September 29, 2010 at 4:58pm
The Silly Yak has some great breads that they will ship. They are local for me. I have found that any GF bread tastes better toasted until browned. ~Namaste
Comment by Karen Lemburg on October 8, 2011 at 8:44am
Just joined this community and found this gluten free group. I've been gluten free for over 10 years now. I feel great and have been headache free for years. I can tolerate spelt, but don't eat breads or bread products too often. I'm looking forward to hearing about great gluten free recipes and to eating a cleaner more raw plant based high nutrient dense diet.

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