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So I thought I could get by with my family still eating regular bread and flour tortillas until last night. I made tacos and my husband had flour tortillas with his. The only problem is he touched his flour tortillas and then everything else (spatula, tomatos, cheese) and then I touched everything he touched and of course went to eat my taco (I used a corn tortilla) and now I know I was gluttenized. :o So I need to find some really good bread because he likes to make toast in the morning and I just can't risk it any more because between bread and flour tortillas and it being all over their fingers, the risk is just too great. He will now eat corn tortillas only in house. Any suggestions would be helpful. I read some where about bread you can order I think in Calif. but I can't remember the name. Thanks.

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Are you willing to bake your own bread? Store bought pre made bread doesnt taste good compared to making your own.

I bake 2 loafs at a time, cut it up and freeze. The only thing that is time consuming is waiting for the bread to rise, lol which is easy.

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Hi.

If you're willing to bake.....we absolutely LOVE Pamela's gluten-free Bread mix. Super easy. It's comparable to a fairly hearty whole grain bread from gluten days. It's super yummy as is - no toaster required. I, too, bake 2 loaves at a time and freeze one. Then in a pinch I just take the frozen loaf out of the freezer and let it defrost on the counter for several hours. Or, in a really big pinch you can slice some and defrost it in the microwave. Makes great toast, sandwich bread, french toast, etc. I also use it in an amazing corn dog recipe. And we make giant soft pretzel sticks with it. Yummy. It's GFCFSF. My non-gluten-free husband loves this one!

If you're NOT willing to bake.....we like Udi's gluten-free pre-made bread. We get ours frozen from Whole Foods or Draegar's (N. CA only). I'm in the habit of toasting pre-made bread, so we always toast this one. Makes good french toast or sandwiches too. ! It's also GFCFSF.

BTW, we've tried dozens of pre-made breads and mixes. These are our favs!

Jillian

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If you're NOT willing to bake.....we like Udi's gluten-free pre-made bread. We get ours frozen from Whole Foods or Draegar's (N. CA only). I'm in the habit of toasting pre-made bread, so we always toast this one. Makes good french toast or sandwiches too. ! It's also GFCFSF.

BTW, we've tried dozens of pre-made breads and mixes. These are our favs!

I would have to agree with the above statement. We have recently made Udi's our go-to for bread. The only problem is that it is really expensive if you have to order it directly from them (shipping) and they are really tiny loaves.....why can't anyone make a normal-sized gluten free bread?? Udi's is great even when it's not toasted.

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Go Udi's. Soo good!!Whole Foods will be carrying it nationwide in the next few months. Also try Sonoma brand Ivory Teff Wraps- very much like flour tortillas:)

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Are you willing to bake your own bread? Store bought pre made bread doesnt taste good compared to making your own.

I bake 2 loafs at a time, cut it up and freeze. The only thing that is time consuming is waiting for the bread to rise, lol which is easy.

Thanks! Do you happen to have a good recipe? I am horrible and cooking but will give it a try! :rolleyes: Do I need a bread maker?

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If you can do dairy, I've discovered that if you add a little (1/2 C to a cup) of warm mozzarella to the batter, the bread doesn't crumble as much and the taste seems better. I've added it to Gluten Free Pantry Favorite Sandwich mix and the loaf turned out great.

I also just opened my door to the UPS guy and found the Bristol Buns on my porch. Ripped open the box and discovered a premade goodness. VERY, VERY good--tastes like a real bun. I've seen where others have taken these to restaurants for a true burger and I think I plan on doing the same. :)

FYI A letter with the package says they are changing their name to Bertille Baking and their computer site will not redirect in the future.

Chebe rolls are good too--see my post for a recipe http://www.celiac.com/gluten-free/index.php?showtopic=62639

Another bread that I haven't tried that sounded good was Against the Grain out of Vermont.

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I have been gluten-free for only just over two weeks, so I don't have a "favorite" bread name that I can pass on to you.

The only bread I have tried is tapioca bread. It was terrible. :o I tried making a bologna sandwich with it, and managed to choke down half of it and threw the rest away. Someone said to make bread crumbs out of it, but I can't stand the taste so I just threw it away...and it cost me $5.19 for an itty bitty loaf with itty bitty slices.

I don't remember the brand name, sorry.

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By far my favorite recipes: (I do NOT use the suggested flours-except the flax-I use the flour blend I have at home-flour mix only, no salt, xanthan gum or baking powder/soda)

Regular "wheat" bread

http://www.recipezaar.com/Gluten-Free-Flax-Bread-190906

AMAZING olive and rosemary bread

http://www.recipezaar.com/Gluten-Free-Kala...ry-Bread-217977

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So I thought I could get by with my family still eating regular bread and flour tortillas until last night. I made tacos and my husband had flour tortillas with his. The only problem is he touched his flour tortillas and then everything else (spatula, tomatos, cheese) and then I touched everything he touched and of course went to eat my taco (I used a corn tortilla) and now I know I was gluttenized. :o So I need to find some really good bread because he likes to make toast in the morning and I just can't risk it any more because between bread and flour tortillas and it being all over their fingers, the risk is just too great. He will now eat corn tortillas only in house. Any suggestions would be helpful. I read some where about bread you can order I think in Calif. but I can't remember the name. Thanks.

The best bread in my opinion is LIFE beyond wheat multigrain sandwich bread, before I discovered I had Celiac I used to have toast every morning too this bread tastes better than regular gluten bread. I am not sure if you have a Festival Foods where you live but that is where I get mine, maybe other places carry it too but I have not seen it anywhere else. I have tried many breads before this one and this is by far the only bread I actually love to eat, it is frozen so you would probably find it in the organic/ gluten free isle in the freezer section.

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I have been making my own bread from Bob's Red Mill mixes. I actually make two at a time and put them in smaller pans so that I get eight loaves, cut them in eight each and for thos Weight Watchers out there, it is two points a slice. It only has to be baked for 20 minutes at 375. I just tried Gluten Free pantry's bread and that is good too. I love bread and it used to be that a restaurant could make or break the meal with a good bread. I wish some of these restaurants that cater to gluten-free people would come up with a bread to compliment the meal.

Barbara

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I love the 90 second yummy bread made in the microwave in those little plastic containers that are shaped like bread. You know the ones with Dora the Explorer on them, I found them at the dollar store.

It's so easy to mess around with the recipe to get something that you like.

We've been making "cinnimon toast" by making the bread with apple sauce and cinnimon before bed.

Just got a dedicated gluten free toaster a few days ago. I still can't do butter but the kids can. I've been using jam on mine.

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We found Udi's White Sandwich Bread and LOVE it! It is the only bread my son, who has celiac's will eat.

The other bread we like is Breads from Anna, classic herb, it is a mix. All gluten free products are pricey, but if they are good it's worth the money!

Good Luck!

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Udi's gluten-free pre-made bread review (was frozen at the store). I vote for this. I was just at the local Fresh and Natural store when they showed me some of this bread. I grabbed the plain white one, they had to find a price because they didn't even have it on the shelves yet. I'll go back today to buy a few more loaves. It was excellent. I even had a friend try some who said it was the best tasting bread she ever tasted, gluten free or regular. I agree with her and we are both very picky about taste. Friend is not gluten free even.

http://www.udisglutenfree.com/

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After reading all of the posts about Udi's bread, I decided I had to have it. I called Wholefoods in Scottsdale and they did not have it. So, I e-mailed corporate that I was requesting this product. They sent me back an email that all I had to do was call my Wholefoods and they would special order it for me.

So, if they don't have it in your store yet, they will probably special order it for you. I'm so excited to try it. Also, it looks like it has less calories than a lot of the gluten free breads out there.

So thank you all for posting about this bread! I would never have know it existed.

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Have you tried Joan;s gluten-free GreatBakes Italian Bread? You have to bake it but it is outstanding.

Wow! Their website looks incredible! I hope their bread is just as good. Thanks for the tip!

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Thanks for recommending Udi's bread. I just received it today with the muffins and they are both excellent! The wheat bread taste like an english muffin and my kids even like it. I offered to make them more and they felt bad for eating my special bread. :) I told them not to worry about it. I am so excited to finally have bread again. Thanks again!

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Have all of you been okay with the Udi's? I remember posts from about a month or so ago where there was some question as to the cross contamination. I would love to try, but was afraid after all of those posts.

My DD is still looking for that perfect Wonder Bread. Would the Udi's be similar?

She likes Schar's for the occasional grilled cheese, but I'd love to find something all 4 of us could eat for our lunches.

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Have all of you been okay with the Udi's? I remember posts from about a month or so ago where there was some question as to the cross contamination. I would love to try, but was afraid after all of those posts.

My DD is still looking for that perfect Wonder Bread. Would the Udi's be similar?

She likes Schar's for the occasional grilled cheese, but I'd love to find something all 4 of us could eat for our lunches.

Udis IS the Wonderbread! That's why I like it so much:) It's processed in a dedicated facility, so no issue with CC. Enjoy!!

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I have never in my life been a bread person. So when I went gluten free I really didn't miss the bread. I missed a good french bread for pastas and french dip sandwiches. But this Udi bread is making me a bread fan. I picked up four more loaves today for the freezer.

Will have to try that bake it yourself gluten-free french bread. Off to check the website.

P.S. Have talked dh into going gluten free to see if it helps his tummy issues. Another reason to stock up on more Udi bread for his lunches.

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After reading all of the posts about Udi's bread, I decided I had to have it. I called Wholefoods in Scottsdale and they did not have it. So, I e-mailed corporate that I was requesting this product. They sent me back an email that all I had to do was call my Wholefoods and they would special order it for me.

So, if they don't have it in your store yet, they will probably special order it for you. I'm so excited to try it. Also, it looks like it has less calories than a lot of the gluten free breads out there.

So thank you all for posting about this bread! I would never have know it existed.

I special ordered it through WF too. About a month ago, the mgr emailed me and said that all WF will be carrying Udis' as a regular product in the very near future. Whoopee :D

I just learned today my son is Celiac and he likes Udi's products, so whew!

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My daughter just tried Enjoy Life Flaxseed bread. It smells just like the Flaxseed bread I eat. I didn't try it but she loves it!

Keep in mind that probably all of your condiments like mayo and mustard have been glutened. And you'll want to get a new toaster.

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After reading all of the posts about Udi's bread, I decided I had to have it. I called Wholefoods in Scottsdale and they did not have it. So, I e-mailed corporate that I was requesting this product. They sent me back an email that all I had to do was call my Wholefoods and they would special order it for me.

So, if they don't have it in your store yet, they will probably special order it for you. I'm so excited to try it. Also, it looks like it has less calories than a lot of the gluten free breads out there.

So thank you all for posting about this bread! I would never have know it existed.

Did you call to order from the store? Just wondering if they will charge you shipping. If they do and you don't want to worry about picking it up then you can go on Udi's website and order directly from them. I am going to order a dozen loaves and just freeze them but if I can get them from our Whole Foods store and avoid shipping fees then I will go that way too!

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Did you call to order from the store? Just wondering if they will charge you shipping. If they do and you don't want to worry about picking it up then you can go on Udi's website and order directly from them. I am going to order a dozen loaves and just freeze them but if I can get them from our Whole Foods store and avoid shipping fees then I will go that way too!

I paid $7 per loaf on special order. I am not sure what Udi's charges for shipping, but I am sure you can do the math :D Keep in mind I am in Orange County, the land of high prices.

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I haven't received my bread yet so I don't know if there is a shipping charge or not. They did not mention it and I'm guessing there isn't. I'll let you know when mine comes in. My niece in Austin just picked some up at Central Market. She said it was pretty good. She has never had gluten free bread. I told her if she could eat it not toasted it's wonderful! She hasn't been dx'd with celiac or gluten intolerance, but said she feels better when she doesn't eat it.

It's so weird to get so excited about bread, but I am! :D

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