Dec/Jan 2014

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Living Without's Favorite Books: Naughty But Nice

There’s no question that Gluten Is My Bitch: Rants, Recipes and Ridiculousness for the Gluten-Free (Stewart, Tabori & Chang) by April Peveteaux deals frankly with the realities of living gluten-free. No holds barred. Warning: The language can get graphic. But Peveteaux’s brutal honesty and self-deprecating humor make this book a fun read for adults—and also helpful.   More...

Living Without's Favorite Books: Bite On This

Nixing gluten doesn’t mean nixing traditional, family-favorite foods. Nosh on This: Gluten-Free Baking from a Jewish-American Kitchen (The Experiment) by Lisa Stander-Horel and Tim Horel contains more than 100 recipes for classic and inventive baked goods. From bagels and babka to donuts, rolls and challah, you’ll find an array of everyday items and holiday treats, many dairy-free. T   More...

Living Without's Favorite Books: Digging into Paleo

Elana Amsterdam, a well-known Paleo blogger and author, takes almond flour and coconut flour to new levels in Paleo Cooking from Elana’s Pantry: Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free Recipes (Ten Speed Press). This book offers clean recipes the whole family will enjoy, plus tips for stocking a Paleo pantry.   More...

Living Without's Favorite Books: No Gluten, No Corn

Gluten-Free Goes Gourmet (Moznaim Publishing) by Vicky Pearl offers something more than gluten-free recipes. This cookbook is also corn-free, a boon to the growing numbers of people who find themselves intolerant to corn. In addition, it keys into concerns about diabetes and spiking blood sugar levels, featuring low-glycemic recipes that can be made with either white sugar, low-cal xylitol (a natural sugar alcohol) or agave.   More...