Sticky Fingers Gluten-Free Scones

By Laura (The Gluten-Free Traveller)


For those of you who miss eating tasty, crumbly scones, Sticky Fingers Bakeries have introduced a new line of great gluten-free scone mixes.

Sticky Fingers Bakeries began in 1987 as a retail bakery in San Diego. Their scones were so popular that the bakery founders worked to develop a mix that scone lovers could use to make their own tasty scones at home.

Most recently they launched their gluten-free range featuring four flavors, certified by the Gluten-Free Certification Organization.

Original, Apple Oat, Meyer Lemon and Wild Blueberry, all of their gluten-free scone mixes are free from trans and saturated fats, preservatives, artificial flavors and artificial colors.

These gluten-free scones are also super simple to make – all it takes is water, a little oil and 15 minutes of baking to turn them golden brown. Each box of mix makes around ten scones.

Crumbly and sweet, these scones are great as they are or served with butter, jam, honey or creamy nut butter!

Erewhon’s New Buckwheat & Hemp Cereal

By Leslie

Were you one of the first to try Erewhon’s new Buckwheat & Hemp cereal? If so, then you must have been to a Whole Foods Market.

The cereal’s been available since September exclusively at Whole Foods. It brings together two nutrient-dense ingredients to make one supergrain cereal. Buckwheat, although you wouldn’t guess from its name, is naturally gluten-free. It’s not actually a grain but a pseudo-cereal from the same family as sorrel and rhubarb. While hemp seeds come from the cannabis plant, they do not impart any intoxicating properties. They are rich in omega 3, 6 and 9 fatty acids, and are also naturally high in protein and fiber.

Here’s how it’s made:

  • First, the whole organic buckwheat groats, organic brown rice kernels and organic hemp seeds are cooked until soft.
  • Next, they are gently rolled into thin, hearty flakes.
  • Finally, they are toasted and lightly sweetened with organic maple syrup and organic brown rice syrup. This makes the cereal mildly sweet and helps it stay crunchy in milk.

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Keeping Our Morning Bowl Full: Chex Adds Sixth Gluten-Free Cereal

By Bridget

While I’ve been living a gluten-free lifestyle for three years now, there are still certain struggles I can’t seem to get past. One of these daily difficulties includes what to have for breakfast. There have definitely been mornings that I wake up and finish off the gluten-free pasta from dinner or even eat sushi to get my day started with a “balanced” morning meal. Cereal, pancakes, muffins, and toast are definitely relics of the past, and even oatmeal can be a no-no for sufferers of Celiac’s disease.

Now most people who read this blog are probably well aware that Chex has sympathetically taken on the gluten-free cereal world, manufacturing corn- and rice-based cereals that are Celiac-friendly. Where a couple of years ago plain corn and rice Chex were the only options, the cereal brand has expanded their line of gluten-free squares with chocolate, cinnamon, honey nut and, most recently, Apple Cinnamon Chex!

Announced in a press release yesterday, the company has added this new flavor of Chex as the sixth in their line of gluten-free cereals. The new flavor is made with real apples and cinnamon, providing whole, gluten-free grains with no artificial flavoring. I am particularly appreciative of how commercially available the cereal is (you can find Chex cereal in just about any grocery store) and how affordable it is! So many gluten-free cereals can cost $5-$7 per box, which can keep my “breakfast-for-dinner” habit very alive. What’s more, Chex cereals in general have a great flavor that’s even gluten-eater approved!

Chex cereal is very forthcoming with information regarding their gluten-free products. Check out their website at for more information!