Best News Ever: Cheerios Are Going Gluten-Free

best-news-ever-cheerios-are-going-gluten-free Breakfast options just got a whole lot more exciting! General Mills announced yesterday that beginning this July, five Cheerios products will be going gluten-free: Original Cheerios, Honey Nut, Multi-Grain, Apple Cinnamon and Frosted. This decision is said by General Mills to be years in the making and a reaction to as much as 30% of Americans avoiding gluten in their diets. What grains are Cheerios made from, anyway? How will they be made now? And why did it take General Mills three years to make this change? We’ve got the scoop for you as well as an awesome video from General Mills, announcing the news!   So What Grain are Cheerios Made from, Anyway? Cheerios […]

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Gluten-Free Sweets for Valentine’s Day

gluten-free-sweets-for-valentines-day It’s February, folks! And you know what that means, chocolate! Whether you’re surprising a crush, spoiling your significant other, treating your co-workers or picking up candy for your kids to hand out at school, you’re probably wondering just which brands of chocolate and candy are gluten-free. This can be tricky, as so much of the candy catered towards Valentine’s Day is seasonal and some of your most reliable gluten-free candy brands can make Valentine-specific treats that contain gluten or are prepared in shared facilities. While we have done some general candy guides in the past, this Valentine’s Day we’ve decided to highlight the specialty Valentine’s Day candy to make sure that you and your families have a […]

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The Ultimate Gluten-Free Pregnancy Guide

the-ultimate-gluten-free-pregnancy-guide It’s certainly common to worry during pregnancy. Things like what vitamins to take, what to eat, how much to eat and what to pay attention to when getting blood work done are just some of the common worries that women have. These questions carry even more weight for those of us who have celiac or gluten-intolerance. A few months ago, I shared my personal journey regarding celiac, fertility, and successfully getting pregnant once starting a gluten-free diet. Because I was diagnosed with celiac just a couple of months before I became pregnant, I had lots of questions. Were there extra steps I needed to be taking to keep me and my growing baby healthy? Were […]

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How To Make Perfect Gluten-Free Muffins

how-to-make-perfect-gluten-free-muffins Since going gluten-free I’ve spent a lot of time searching for a great gluten-free muffin recipe. I wanted one that was versitile – sometimes I want banana muffins, sometimes I want to add chocolate chips, sometimes I want to make them savory. I mixed, I baked, I broke dozens upon dozens of eggs and I used my gluten devouring husband as a guinea pig for every single batch. Well folks, I did it. I have finally found the ultimate recipe. It’s delicious, it’s easy, and it’s super adaptable, which is exactly what I was looking for. I originally intended for these to be our breakfast muffins, but they are so good that they have become […]

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6 Gluten-Free Baking Tips (and a Recipe for GF Baking Flour)

gluten-free-baking-tips As someone who used to bake all the time before being diagnosed with celiac, I can attest to how daunting it is to attempt gluten-free baking. I was confused about which flours to use for what foods, how much to add, and when to add xanthan gum, let alone figure out what it was! Gluten-free baking is tricky, and just a couple of failed attempts can be enough to scare you away for good. But relax… we have compiled a list of handy tips and tricks and a recipe for you to make your own gluten-free baking flour! When it comes to baking gluten-free, a simple 1 to 1 flour substitution will not yield the […]

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