- Gluten-Free Food Reviews
Gluten-Free Food Reviews
The first thing I really appreciated about this cookbook, besides the gorgeous photography, is the introductory section called “Ingredients Unveiled”. Different types of flour, sweeteners, and oils are described and the nutritional benefits of each are also included.
It's always wonderful to have the opportunity to review a versatile product you can use for seasoning, cooking, and baking. Paleo Powder is gluten-free and also free of MSG.
Premium Chocolatiers have struck a home run with their tasty Pea"not" Butter Cups. These delightful treats look and taste just like traditional peanut butter cups with milk chocolate, but are peanut-free.
This cookbook is a delightful collection of more than 150 gluten-free recipes covering breakfast to dinner and everything in between. Each section is written by a chef who has special dietary needs. Are you ready to start your day with Quinoa Porridge with Cherry Sauce and end it with the zestful Chilli Pepper Brownies?
I tried DNA Life Bars' Chocolate Coconut Fudge gluten-free bar and found it to have a nice chocolate flavor, with a hint of coconut, and almost the same consistency as fudge.
I once read that coffeecake is a great excuse to eat cake in the morning, and I'd have to agree! With mini-cake-a-lettes from The Coffeecake Company, you can have your cake and eat it too.
This delicious cake gets its moistness from by having just the right amount of sweet butter, cream and milk mixed with pure vanilla beans and extract.
You may have caught my enthusiastic review of Attune Foods Erewhon Buckwheat & Hemp cereal from last year. Well, it's time I inform you that they've done it again: Attune Foods Erewhon Quinoa & Chia gluten-free cereal is a great way to add two superfoods to your diet, and makes a tasty corn flakes alternative.
If you follow health food trends, chances are that you've heard of the superfood pseudograin, quinoa. It is nutrient-rich, packs a complete protein, is high in fiber, etc. etc. The bottom line is that you should probably be trying to come up with a way to integrate quinoa into your diet...
Finally someone has made a taco seasoning that is not only gluten-free and organic, but it also doesn’t contain the usual preservatives, artificial colorings and flavorings—including MSG!
There are countless 'health' food snack bars and protein bars on the market, many of which aren't as healthy as their makers would have you think. On the other side of the spectrum, you have snack bars that are loaded with various superfoods and are really quite nutritious, but taste like cardboard.
I recently tried Crunchmaster's Cheezy Crisps, which are little gluten-free cheese flavored rice crackers, and I must say that it was hard to put them down! This is the type of snack that the serving size really becomes the entire box because it is that hard to stop eating them.
Crackers are usually thought of as crispy, baked things made out of flour (usually nutritionally-devoid refined white flour). Foods Alive's Organic Onion Garlic Flax Crackers are a whole different kind of snack, but they are way more nutritious, and also quite yummy!
It can be difficult for those trying to meet the requirements of multiple dietary restrictions. It becomes especially difficult for celiacs following a Kosher diet during Passover, as matzo traditionally contains gluten. Fortunately, Yehuda's gluten-free matzo not only fits the bill, but it tastes great!
At this point, there are lots of gluten-free crackers on the market. While many of them taste great, a lot of them contain soy, corn starch and/or rice flour, which can be problematic for some people. Additionally, not all of them are Kosher. Absolutely Gluten-Free Toasted Onion Crackers not only taste great, but they're Kosher, gluten-, corn-, rice- and soy-free as well.
Over the weekend I tried Second Helping's "Mama's Meatballs" and was pleasantly surprised. They are authentic, Italian style gluten-free meatballs that are made with all natural beef. In addition to being gluten-free they are also dairy/casein, nut and soy-free, and are non-GMO.
Gluten-free food companies are really starting to figure this pasta thing out, but there still aren't many fresh, gourmet-oriented options on the market. Cappello's provides a formidable entry with their almond flour-based gluten-free fettuccine. It's lower on the glycemic index than corn- or rice-based options, and it tastes fantastic.
Pure Market Express makes some of the most delicious gluten-free, dairy-free desserts around. Earlier this year, I wrote a rave review of their gluten-free lemon tart; not surprisingly, their apple crisp is every bit as yummy.