Showing posts from June, 2008

Gluten Free Fortune Cookies

Chinese Fortune Cookies (Gluten-Free)This recipe comes to us from Jay Perlman. Yield: 12 cookies. Ingredients: l egg 1/3 cup sugar 2 tablespoons corn oil 2 tablespoons water ¼ cup cornstarch Directions: Have fortunes prepared in advance. Beat egg on low speed until frothy. Beat in sugar, a little at a time, and continue beating until mixture is a very light yellow and thick. Fold in corn oil. Blend water and a little of the egg mixture into cornstarch, then stir into the remaining egg mix. Heat in a heavy, well seasoned griddle to 350F, or until drops of water bounce when dropped on the griddle (For griddles without temperature control, keep heat between low and medium), Drop heaping tablespoon of batter on the griddle and spread with the back of a spoon to about 4 inches wide and 1/8 inch thick. Cook until edges are slightly brown and cookies can be easily lifted from griddle with a spatula—about 5 to 8 minutes.. If they stick the bottoms need to cooked a little longer. Turn and cook

Roasted Strawberries w/Wine & Balsamic Vinegar Sauce

Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 pints fresh strawberries, tops removed 2 Tablespoons brown sugar 3 Tablespoons dry red wine 1-1/2 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 Tablespoon unsalted butter, chilled Gf vanilla ice cream Directions: Preheat oven to 400°F.Add 2 Tablespoons butter to an oven-safe skillet and melt butter in oven. Add vanilla extract to butter and stir to combine. Place strawberries, cut-sides down, in skillet and sprinkle with brown sugar. Bake at 400°F for 10 minutes or until berries are soft. Remove pan from oven.With a slotted spoon, remove berries from pan and set aside to let cool. Add wine and vinegar to skillet and simmer over medium heat until reduced slightly. Remove from heat and whisk in chilled butter. To serve, spoon ice cream into dessert bowls, top with warm strawberries and drizzle with sauce.

Enjoy Life Lemon Pucker Pie

Let the Summer Celebrations Begin!Summertime is here! Celebrate summer's simple pleasures with our tempt-sational dessert that's allergy-friendly and gluten-free, so everyone can enjoy! It's rich and creamy, yet refreshing. It's the perfect treat for warm summer evenings. Lemon-pucker Pie (Contains NO: wheat/gluten, egg, peanut, tree nut) Ingredients: Crust: 1 box Enjoy Life® Lively Lemon cookies, crumbled into small pieces 1/4 cup plus 1 Tbsp. butter or Spectrum shortening 1/2 cup brown rice flour 2 Tbsp. tapioca flour Lemon Filling: 1 (.25 ounce) pkg. unflavored gelatin 1/2 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup water 2 tsp. grated lemon zest 1(12 oz.) pkg. SILKEN FIRM Tofu 1/4 cup plus 3 Tbsp. sugar 1 (10 oz) container frozen Cool Whip (contains casein)* 1 tsp lemon zest (optional) Directions: 1) To prepare crust, mix together crumbled cookies, brown rice flour and tapioca flour. 2) With a fork, cut in butter until mixed. 3) Lightly spray a 9" pie plate. Press

Celiac Disease Research Needs You

The Celiac Sprue Association, as a service to the membership and celiac community, provides the following opportunity to participate in Alba Therapeutics clinical trials with larazotide acetate (AT-1001). Of special interest to Alba are people who have been diagnosed within the past year. This is the first drug therapy to reach this stage of clinical trials. Participants from all parts of the United States are needed.


If you are looking for a gluten free bakery Coco Charlotte in Grand Rapids Michigan has the best GF Bake goods and you don't have to worry about contamination because she only cooks Gluten Free. She is open on Wednesday 9:00am-6:00pm, Friday 9:00am-6:00pm, and Saturday 9:00am-4:00pm. There address is: Coco Charlotte2481 32nd Street SEGrand Rapids, MI 49512 So if you are traveling in town or live in the area stop in and see. Also it is worth the trip!! Website is:

Walgreens OTC Gluten free List

Medication Gluten Free List

All of the following medications are gluten free unless otherwise noted (Iwould still contact OTC companies to make sure nothing changed, and have Pharmacists contact prescribtion meds@@) Abilify Accolate Accupril Acetaminophen w Codeine 30 mg (Teva) Aci-Jel Aciphex Actifed Actonel Actos Acular Acyclovir (Teva, Roxane,Schein, Novapharm) Adalat Adderal (all strengths) Adrenalin inj Advair Advil Aerobid Afrin Aggrenox AK Mycin Alamast Alavert (all forms) Albee w C Albuterol tabs (Novapharm) Aldactone Aldoclor Aldomet Aldoril Alesse Aleve Alka Seltzer Gold Alkeran Allegra Allegra D Allopurinol (Mylan) Almora Alocril Alomide Alprazolam (Novapharm) Altace Alupent (tabs/syrup) Alupent inhaler Amaryl Ambien Amerge Amicar (tabs,syrup) Aminophyllin tabs (West-Ward) Amitriptyline (Geneva) Amlodipine/Benazepril (Teva) Amoxicillin (Apothecon,Novapharm,Teva) Amoxicillin chewable (Novapharm,Teva) Amox/Clavulanic Acid (Prasco) Amoxil Anafranil Anaprox Anaprox DS Angiscein Antivert Anturan Anusol HC

Grilled Steak with Warm Corn Salsa

Ingredients: For corn salsa: 1 Tablespoon vegetable or canola oil 1 Tablespoon butter 3 ears corn on the cob, kernels cut from cob 4 scallions, chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup fresh salsa Kosher salt to taste For steak: 4 New York or Rib Eye steaks, trimmed of fat Kosher salt Fresh ground pepper 1 Tablespoon chili powder 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon brown sugar 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro Directions: Prepare a grill. For corn salsa:Add oil and butter to a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add corn, red pepper and onions and saute for 2 minutes. Add garlic and salsa and season to taste with salt and pepper. Continue to saute for 2-3 minutes or until the vegetables are softened and the corn begins to turn a golden color. Remove from heat. In a small bowl combine salt, pepper, chili powder, cumin and sugar. Sprinkle spice mixture over both sides of steaks. Grill steaks over high flames for gas grill or hot coals for charcoal grill for ab

Pecan Caramel Topped Brownies

Pecan Caramel Topped Brownies Ingredients For brownie: 6 ounces semi-sweet gf chocolate, chopped 2 sticks unsalted butter, cut into pieces 4 large eggs 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup gf brown sugar, packed 3/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 3/4 cup gf all-purpose flour For caramel: 1 stick unsalted butter 1-1/2 cups gf brown sugar, packed 1/2 light corn syrup 1 cup whipping cream 1 teaspoon vanilla 1-1/2 cup pecans, chopped Directions Place a rack in center of oven and heat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter a 13"x9"x2" baking pan; lining bottom with parchment paper. Butter the top of the parchment paper. For brownies: Place a saucepan or bottom of a double boiler with about an inch of water over medium heat and bring to a simmer. Place the chocolate and butter in the top of a double boiler or a metal bowl and place over the pan of simmering water. Melt and stir the chocolate butter mixture with a rubber spatula until almost melted. Remove from heat and continue to stir until comple

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I am starting to write up a magazine for Celiac and Gluten intolerence people. If you have anything that you would like to see in the magazine or if you have written an article and what to put it in something. I would like to know what all you Celiacs would like to see in a magazine. You can email your responses to Thanks!!

Grand Rapids Gluten Free Food Fair Video Thanks you for making this Gluten Free Food Fair a success. On May 17 over 1,000 people came to this wonderful fair. They got to try amazing products. I can't wait for next year!!