‘gluten’

What Is Gluten?

By Robyn Priebe

From our neighbors and friends to celebrities and politicians, most of us probably know at least one person who is trying to avoid eating gluten. In fact, as many as 29 percent of US adults have admitted they want to cut down on the amount of gluten they eat or eliminate it all together.  Gluten-free diets are the craze at […] Read more »

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Baking Without Gluten

By Robyn Priebe

Whether you are avoiding gluten to manage celiac disease or gluten intolerance, you may find your first attempt (or first 20 attempts) at gluten free baking to be a challenge.  Not only does gluten free baking often require unusual ingredients, it’s also much more complicated than baking with gluten-containing grains (wheat, rye, & barley). As a starting point, for those […] Read more »

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It Happened This Week – Baby Spanx, Healthy Vermont, Food Allergy Awareness

By Chef Lisa

A friend of our blog, FitBottomedGirl, wrote this week about babies on diets, baby Spanx, and disordered eating in children, which is sadly on the rise.  But she offers better ideas to develop a healthy relationship with food for your children, too. Speaking of kids, the "Pink Stinks" campaign for greater gender equality in children's toys and marketing has been gaining […] Read more »

A Healthy Recipe for Gluten-Free Scones

By Emily

Scones are a great breakfast nosh or the perfect afternoon snack–with a cup of tea, of course. You can also enjoy them without gluten. Today’s recipe comes courtesy of the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness. Learn more about celiac disease. Makes 6-8 scones Ingredients: 1 cup of rice flour (brown or white) 1/2 cup of potato starch 1/2 cup of […] Read more »

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