In 1994 I was diagnosed with celiac disease, which led me to create Celiac.com in 1995. I created this site for a single purpose: To help as many people as possible with celiac disease get diagnosed so they can begin to live happy, healthy gluten-free lives. Celiac.com was the first site on the Internet dedicated solely to celiac disease, and since then it has become an invaluable resource to people worldwide who seek information about celiac disease and the gluten-free diet.
In 1998 I created The Gluten-Free Mall, Your Special Diet Superstore! which was also another Internet first—it was the first gluten-free food site to offer a shopping cart-style interface, and the ability for people to order gluten-free products manufactured by many different companies at a single Web site.
I am also co-author of the book Cereal Killers, and founder and publisher of Journal of Gluten Sensitivity.
3 cups of GF(Betty Hagman) Flour Mix **
1 tablespoon gluten-free baking powder
2 cups of buttermilk
1/3 cup of sugar
¼ cup melted butter
2 ½ teaspoons of xanthan gum
1 teaspoon of salt
1 teaspoon of gluten-free baking soda
½ cup raisins
Preheat oven to 325F. Grease a loaf pan. Sift dry ingredients together. Whisk milk and egg together, and then add to dry ingredients. Add butter and mix until combined, do not over mix. Add more buttermilk if it seems too dry. Put in prepared pans and bake 50-55 minutes. Check to see if done wit a toothpick and the top is brown. Put pats of butter on top while still hot, if desired.
**The gluten-free mix is from the Betty Hagman books:
2 parts white rice flour or 6 cups or 3 cups
2/3 parts potato starch flour or 2 cups or 1 cup
1/3 part tapioca flour or 1 cup or ½ cup