Gluten Free Baking

Whether you have celiac disease or just need to avoid gluten for other health reasons, such as a gluten sensitivity or another autoimmune disease, you have most likely discovered that gluten free baking can be a bit of a learning process. Figuring out what flours to use(rice, almond coconut, teff etc etc), wondering how to incorporate xanthan gum or guar gum, potato starch or corn starch, etc, can be a bit overwhelming even for the most seasoned baker. Gluten free baking does require some practice. Read more

Gluten Free

What is Celiac Disease?

Celiac Disease is both a digestive and autoimmune disorder. Celiac Disease tends to occur in people who are genetically predisposed the ingestion of gluten, which could lead to damage of the small intestine.

Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye and barley. When someone with Celiac Disease eats gluten, their bodies immune system mounts an attack. Read more