Where Do You Buy Xanthan Gum And What Is It?
Posted 12 December 2007 - 11:30 AM
Posted 12 December 2007 - 11:33 AM
gluten, casein and soy free
on low carb/low sugar diet
Posted 12 December 2007 - 11:57 AM
Its on sale at present....
Posted 12 December 2007 - 12:08 PM
Xanthan gum is necessary in gluten free baking to act as a kind of binder--without it, a lot of things like cakes, breads, and cookies would crumble and have a brick-like texture.
I use Gluten Free Pantry brand--I have found it at Whole Foods. Also widely available at healthfood stores and Whole Food/Wild Oats is Bob's Red Mill xanthan gum.
It is expensive, but since you only use a small amount, the package tends to last a long time
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Posted 12 December 2007 - 03:11 PM
They have a big section of gluten-free stuff.
Posted 13 December 2007 - 06:59 AM
Mom of 4 beautiful girls (the 2 youngest are only 10 months apart!)
Diagnosed with Celiac disease on November 8, 2006; gluten-free as of 12-1-06.
DD#2 12 years old; diagnosed on November 28, 2006. gluten-free as of 12-7-06.
DD#3 7 years old; diagnosed through blood work in October 2006. Gluten-free as of mid-November and doing GREAT!!
DD#4 7 years old; had a scope done on 6-22-07 (at 14 months old) and the dr saw stomach ulcers, but all test results were negative. GI dr told us to put her on the gluten free diet anyway. She is gluten free as of 6-22-07.
Posted 13 December 2007 - 07:12 AM
Mom of four boys
Nana to three granddaughters
Diagnosed with Celiac January 2006 after positive biopsy and follow up with positive blood tests
Diagnosed Chronic Fatigue Syndrome March 2006 after ruling out so many other things
Vitamin B12 deficiency October 2006
Oldest son diagnosed Celiac June 2006 also diagnosed type one diabetic November 2002
Posted 13 December 2007 - 08:45 AM
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