Anya is 5. She is gluten-free and dairy-free, and like most children facing the why can they have candy and I cant agony of early diagnosis, she had a hard time this Easter. You can still be happy at Easter, I told her, Even without the candy. She just wailed, But hooooow?
A small group of gluten-free bloggers are organizing a virtual cash mob this week for a very special company with an important mission. This is a story about Gluten Free Oats, GF Harvest and their purity protocol oat production.
My childhood in Texas was filled with memories of fried chicken, corn bread and the best chicken and dumplings (pronounced dump-lins) in the south. Every memory before the age of ten is filled with food. Its hard to believe I didnt learn to cook those family favorites. My cooking skills were honed opening cans of ravioli or heating up microwave dinners. I still insist that cereal is a perfectly acceptable dinner.
Pillsbury products have been making meal times special for 130 years. Favorite Pillsbury products include refrigerated cookies, crescent dinner rolls, breads, biscuits, pie crusts and sweet rolls as well as frozen biscuits, pie crusts and breakfast items. Uncle Wallys and its parent company, United Baking Company, were formed in 1995 by Wally Famous Amos and Lou Avignone. In addition to producing its own popular Uncle Wallys branded muffin products, Uncle Wallys is a valued baking partner to some of the most highly regarded companies in food, retail and food service. The Uncle Wallys family of muffins and the companys private-label products are sold nationally in more than 12,000 stores.
When I was 12 years old, my family moved to the sunny Land of Enchantment, known to outsiders as the state of New Mexico. Our state question is Red or Green?, referring to chilies. Both red and green chiles are both a big part of the culture in our local community any in our pantry. My family members are green chile fanatics. But I like to put a vote in for red chiles when
Whether it is an all-day field trip or work conference, its not easy prepping for a day away if you have food restrictions. When you have eating restrictions, your only safe option is to bring your own food. Our family of five has three gluten-free eaters and it gets really ugly if any of us ingest gluten. This means planning and food prepping for whenever any of us go on a day trip.
When you first start out living with food restrictions, you grill everyone before you allow them to make your food at restaurants. You call ahead to talk to the manager, you ask the waiter loads of questions, and then you inspect every food item on your plate. As you continue on your journey, you begin to find restaurants that do a good job of handling your food safely, places that know your familys order as soon as you walk in.
At this time of year, it seems were all scrambling to find reliable gluten free recipes for our favorite baked goods. The traditional Easter supper (or breakfast) shouldnt be missed and favorite family recipes shouldnt be avoided, just because you or someone in your family is gluten free.