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I have been eating a lot of Kinnikinnick products lately because I just found a store near me that sells them. I like them and they are really good but they are really hard on my stomach. After I eat them, I don't get a full-on reaction but my stomach feels uncomfortable and icky. It was suggested to me that because they are made in Canada, the rules about their levels of gluten content are different.

I was just wondering if anyone else has the same problems. Thanks!

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Hi Lexi--I'm going to mosy into the teen forum for a second! :ph34r: I can't eat K's products because most everything is made with tapioca starch as an ingredient. This give me a reaction very close to a gluten one. This is just a thought--sometimes you can be intolerant to other things--not just gluten. I believe Canada is the same as the US in terms of gluten content. Hope you feel better :)

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Hi! I'm really new here and was just diagnosed very recently. I tried the kinnikinnick bread and they said if you put it in the microwave or toaster it tastes better. I tried it with the microwave and it just tasted soggy to me. I was wondering if there is a certain amount of time you'd want to put it in for or if putting it in the toaster is better?

Thanks for your help!

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After all of the years I have been doing this, I have learned that you need to toast EVERYTHING that is gluten-free unless you make it fresh yourself. It takes some getting used to, but after a while you won't want to eat bread, bagels, etc unless it is toasted. Good Luck!

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Kinnikinnik products are made in a gluten free facility I believe. I eat them and don't really have a problem. I think they can cause problems maybe if you eat too much at a time. All the white bread. Maybe yeast is bothering you or another ingredient. I do toast everything and I have to toast it like three times. I have never microwaved any of their products(other then donuts).

Monica

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I am in Canada and I get Kinnickinick all the time and I am fine. The man who started the company is a German who lives in Edmonton and he is Celiac. Unfortunately he just sold the company, let's hope it doesn't change the quality.

Perhaps you need to look at what other things you are eating with the products.

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I am in Canada and I get Kinnickinick all the time and I am fine. The man who started the company is a German who lives in Edmonton and he is Celiac. Unfortunately he just sold the company, let's hope it doesn't change the quality.

I can't believe he sold it. I remember reading an article in the Edmonoton Journal not long ago about his great family business. I figured it would stay in the family. Oh well, economics always rules the world.

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Hi! I'm really new here and was just diagnosed very recently. I tried the kinnikinnick bread and they said if you put it in the microwave or toaster it tastes better. I tried it with the microwave and it just tasted soggy to me. I was wondering if there is a certain amount of time you'd want to put it in for or if putting it in the toaster is better?

Thanks for your help!

A little trick for microwaving breads. Wrap the slice in a paper towel first--that will take away the excess moisture. :)

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when i want to eat bread that isn't toasted, what i do is defrost it in the microwave, then put it in the toaster watching closely only letting it be in for a very short time so that it just heats it and not make it crispy. it taste great and is not soggy it works well with the kinnikinnik. :D

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Hi Lexi--I'm going to mosy into the teen forum for a second! :ph34r: I can't eat K's products because most everything is made with tapioca starch as an ingredient. This give me a reaction very close to a gluten one. This is just a thought--sometimes you can be intolerant to other things--not just gluten. I believe Canada is the same as the US in terms of gluten content. Hope you feel better :)

Same here, i just figured out that i can't eat tapioca. (which i've discoverd is not all that uncommon.) I had the same unexplained "icky" feeling after eating kinnikinnick bread. i still eat it occasionally though. :unsure: it doesn't make me feel that sick, it just doesn't sit well.

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Kinnickinick makes me ill as well. I really don't think it's a gluten issue. I notice the products (while they taste great), often contain quite a few ingreidients I can't even pronounce. I think there's some sort of chemical or preservative or something in the stuff that bothers me. That's my theory anyway :)

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I've only used the tapioca bread? I think it tasted like eggs. I have some trouble with eggs but I still use it occassionally but even whenI make it I rarely eat a whole slice. Maybe I should trust my senses, stay clear of this product.

My mom makes a great french bread and pizza crust gluten free and potato free. Potato makes me itch.

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Hi! I'm really new here and was just diagnosed very recently. I tried the kinnikinnick bread and they said if you put it in the microwave or toaster it tastes better. I tried it with the microwave and it just tasted soggy to me. I was wondering if there is a certain amount of time you'd want to put it in for or if putting it in the toaster is better?

Thanks for your help!

Here is a trick (for the english muffins, anyway.....)

Keep them frozen. Take on out, put it in the microwave for 50 seconds. Take it out, turn it over and let it sit for about 3 - 4 minutes, then slice it in half. Once you have done that, toast it, and voila! perfect english muffin!

Hope this helps!

Karen

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i just discovered kinnikinnick bread last week (cinamon raisin bagels and pizza crust!) and its the first gluten-free bread ive found that doesnt make me want to throw it away! man i missed cream cheese and bagels!! i've been microwaving it and then tossing it in the toaster (basically burnining it more on accident than on purpose...) but its still delicious!!! now i just wish i could find a store near where i go to college...small town is not the best for gluten-free...

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