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I’m in a Hurry Gluten Free Lasagna

Yesterday afternoon on Facebook I noticed that Lacey was longing for good lasagna. I wondered if I could make gluten free lasagna the way I usually make lasagna so I decided to make it for dinner that night. The instructions are not like a traditional recipe because I decided to make this at 4:00 p.m. and dinner needed to be at 6:00. I stopped at the store and got some Tinkyada gluten-free lasagna noodles and headed home. I looked in my fridge when I got home and saw a tub of sour cream. I also needed some meat. I did not have time to brown hamburger. What would I do? No leftover meat. A can of chicken? I have done...

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Use It or Lose It Stir-Fry

Use it or Lose it Stir-Fry One complaint I often hear about gluten free food is that it is expensive. That is true, but I want to address another issue that makes your food cost too much. Waste. It is estimated that the average American family wastes $2,275 worth of food each year. See this article for more information . Imagine the gluten free treats you could buy with that much money.Determined to stop food waste at my house, I made up a stir fry I am sharing this week. With this recipe (if you can call it that) I am trying to demonstrate several things: good gluten free dinners can be made with ordinary, cheap ingredients, it is easy...

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Salt Lake City Gluten Free Expo October 11, 2014

The nation’s largest gluten free consumer event will be held on Saturday, October 11, 2014 in Sandy, Utah at the South Towne Expo Center (9575 S. State St., Sandy, UT). We are thrilled to be attending for our third year to help spread the word about our amazing products, and how they can benefit those who eat gluten free.This year we will be in booth 412, with samples of ALL of our products! The Creamy Mushroom will be made up in a sauce served over quinoa in our popular quinoa salad. The Creamy Chicken will be served hot over rice as our fan favorite chicken gravy. The Alfredo will be mixed in with a cilantro chili hummus and the Tomato...

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Why is Gluten Free so Expensive?

Why is Gluten Free Food So Expensive? Do I Really Have to Lose an Arm and a Leg to Save My Intestines? This article was inspired by the question, “Why is gluten free food so expensive?” The price of gluten free is shocking at first, but there are many factors that go into the higher prices. Understanding them might help take some of the bite out.Separate, but Not EqualDue to cross-contamination issues, grain products need to be handled in separate facilities to remain gluten free. Most Celiac patients only buy certified gluten free oatmeal for this very reason. Oats are grown in the same fields, harvested by the same equipment and processed in the same granaries as wheat products. This...

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Gluten Free Label Reading Basics

The Beginner’s Guide to Gluten Free Label Reading Gluten free label reading can be overwhelming at first, especially if you do not know what to look for. To help, we put together some basic information about labels and spotting gluten containing ingredients. Follow these easy rules and soon you will be reading labels like a pro.Which Foods Naturally Contain Gluten?Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, rye and triticale (a cross of wheat and rye). It is important to remember that kamut, einkorn and spelt are varieties of wheat and are not safe for those with Celiac disease.Six Words to Look for on LabelsBy being alert for the words Wheat, Barley, Rye, Oats (not marked as gluten free), Malt...

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