Monthly Archives: July 2010

British Spice: Gluten-Free Scones!

Scone 4The British have given us wonderful things like Shakespeare, Beatrix Potter, and the belief that the inability to pronounce the letter R makes you sound intelligent. They have also bestowed on us the brilliantness that is the scone. And now, we’re bringing you homemade gluten-free scones!

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Betty Lou’s Knows What to do Between Meals: Snack Gluten-Free!

Butter BallI recently discovered Betty Lou’s gluten-free products, which is another way of saying I have discovered a happy, healthy haven. Although products like their Nut Butter Balls and Krispy Bites are small, they are packed with nutrients and are satisfying enough to be the only thing you need for a 10am or 3pm (or 1am) snack.

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DeBoles recalls Kids Only! Gluten Free Tubettini Corn Pasta

Time to check the pantry.

Debole’s has issued a voluntary recall of all Kids Only! Gluten Free Tubettini Corn Pasta with the lot code 30JUN11D1. For complete information, please see the FDA press release.

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Refresh Yourself With Light, Gluten-Free Summer Dessert Recipes

sunIce cream and popsicles have a tendency to replace pies and other baked goods during the summer. Quicker and cooler works best when the weatherman is constantly warning you of yet another record-setting temperature (and that’s been happening all over the country lately). So what happens when you want to make something a different but don’t want to be left with a (gluten-free) brownie hangover or in a (gluten-free) cake coma?

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Gluten-Free in the Fast Lane

From electric muscle stimulation to scientifically engineered swimsuits, athletes are always seeking the newest breakthrough that will give them a cutting edge in their performance. The latest innovation? Eating gluten-free.

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Is Movie Theater Popcorn Gluten-Free?

popcornLast week, Jessica discussed whether or not store-bought popcorn is gluten-free. Many of our readers then asked a great question – what about movie theater popcorn? We wanted to find out for you, so we contacted theaters around the country and asked whether their movie theater popcorn is gluten-free.

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Updating a Kitchen Classic: Making Meatloaf Gluten-Free

I used to have a poor opinion of meatloaf. I thought its throw-together preparation and cheap ingredients were the reason it became a hallmark of moms in a rush and budget-strapped school cafeterias. And I wasn’t able to eat it for a long time after my elementary school lunch lady slopped a dry gray slab of unknown meat covered in ketchup on my tray and called it “meatloaf.”  But, after being introduced to a variety of meatloaf filler ingredients and unique sauces, I’ve come to understand its classic comforting appeal. Meatloaf is easy to make, economical, hearty, filling, and (when cooked right) quite delicious! Of course, one of the main ingredients is bread crumbs, which are usually off limits for gluten-free diets. With a few substitutions, though, gluten-free meatloaf can be easily done!

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“Stick” with Triumph: Vote now!

Living with Celiac is tough enough, but share a pantry with a gluten-eater and you’ll quickly learn the value of labeling. Use color coded stickers or tape to indicate what’s “safe” and “not safe” when it comes to leftovers, prep spaces, and shared utensils.

We at Triumph Dining have developed two possible sticker designs to bring greater clarity to your sometimes-gluten-free kitchen. Now we want to hear from you! Vote now in our poll below.

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The New Gluten-Free Sandwiches at Jason’s Deli: A Progress Report

You’ve probably heard by now that Jason’s Deli is in the process of rolling out a gluten-free sandwich option. They’re using Udi’s Gluten-Free Bread, complemented by a full gluten-free menu, to make gluten-free diners in 25 states tout the Texas-based company with an enthusiasm usually reserved for small, dedicated bakeries and restaurants.

Now that the gluten-free sandwich program has been active for almost two full weeks, I wanted to investigate its progress. How many gluten-free diners were heading out to try the sandwiches? How many have approved? I’d already heard from Tiffany, read on some great blogs, and seen on this YouTube review that Udi’s makes a mean gluten-free whole grain bread, but I wanted to find out how Jason’s Deli was turning loaves over.

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The New Gluten-Free Sandwiches at Jason’s Deli: A Progress Report

You’ve probably heard by now that Jason’s Deli is in the process of rolling out a gluten-free sandwich option. They’re using Udi’s Gluten-Free Bread, complemented by a full gluten-free menu, to make gluten-free diners in 25 states tout the Texas-based company with an enthusiasm usually reserved for small, dedicated bakeries and restaurants.

Now that the gluten-free sandwich program has been active for almost two full weeks, I wanted to investigate its progress. How many gluten-free diners were heading out to try the sandwiches? How many have approved? I’d already heard from Tiffany, read on some great blogs, and seen on this YouTube review that Udi’s makes a mean gluten-free whole grain bread, but I wanted to find out how Jason’sudisDeli was turning loaves over.
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