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How to Make Bread for Multiple Allergies or Kristy's Bread

A Guide to Making Bread for Multiple Food Allergies Or Kristy’s Bread By Laura Huffman, Founder of Vivian’s Live Again   Kristy is my pharmacist.  She and several family members have Mast Cell Activation Syndrome which results in multiple food allergies.   She is allergic to most grains as well as eggs, milk, and soy, so she hasn’t eaten bread in years. Recently, I discovered an almost universal bread recipe that I was confident I could adapt to Kristy’s allergen list.  This recipe was successful and brought us both great joy. It is my desire to share it with allergy families everywhere.  It is nutritious, delicious and filling because it is whole grain. Below is the recipe for Kristy’s bread followed...

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100% Whole Grain Gluten Free Bread You Make Like Cake Mix

Adding whole grains to your diet can be difficult, but even more so for the gluten free.  Now it is possible to have 100% whole grain GF breads and muffins that are as easy to make as a cake mix with Vivian's Live Again Ancient Grain Muffin Mix.  Each mix produces 12 muffins or one loaf of bread.  Nine freshly ground grains and no preservatives give these muffins and bread moist texture, real flavor, and unparalleled nutrition.  The bread recipe and a BOGO coupon code are below.  100% satisfaction guaranteed or your money back. Pour one package Vivian’s Live Again Ancient Grain Muffin Mix in bowl or mixer. Add: 2 ½ tsp dry active yeast 1 ½ C water 2...

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4 Secrets to Baking Great Gluten-Free Bread

Most people come to accept that gluten-free bread is not the same, focus their diets on other foods, and move on. In this article, we are going to share a great gluten-free bread recipe as well as four secrets to baking delicious gluten-free bread.

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Easy Ways to Add GF Whole Grains to Your Diet

It’s January. The holidays are over and every magazine you pick up has an article about goals or diets or exercise. If you’re like me, you read most of those articles and think, “Yeah, right.” We decided to share two simple ideas to add more whole grains to your diet that are so simple it feels like you didn’t change anything. You’re probably thinking, “Yeah, right.”Everyone needs more whole grains, right? Yes, but you need them more than gluten eaters. Gluten free flours are not fortified with B vitamins like wheat flour. GF diets tend to be low in fiber as well. Whole grains have lots of both of these nutrients plus important minerals. There are many good gluten free...

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Is Maltodextrin Gluten Free? Why is it in Everything?

What is Maltodextrin? Maltodextrin is a polysaccharide or literally interpreted, many sugars. When individual sugar molecules are hooked together they form polysaccharides. In other words, maltodextrin is starch, similar to cornstarch. Almost all of the native protein of the plant source is removed in the production process leaving only the starch. Maltodextrin is easily digested and therefore has a high glycemic index. Is Maltodextrin Gluten Free? The short answer is yes. Although maltodextrin can be produced from any high starch plant, it is predominately derived from corn, followed by potato and rice in the U.S. In non-GMO products, it is most often sourced from potato starch. Maltodextrin from wheat starch (common in Europe) must either be labeled showing a wheat...

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