TIP OF THE DAY: Nut Milk

November 23rd is National Cashew Day. This year, take a step away from the snack nuts and take a look into the newest cashew product: cashew milk. WHAT IS NUT MILK? Nut milks are non-dairy milks made from ground nuts. The liquid looks like cow’s milk, hence the name. Basic nut milk comprises nuts crushed…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Veestro & Other Better-For-You-Foods

[1] These pizza crusts are made from fresh cauliflower, from Cali’Flour Foods. [2] You can top your pizza with anything you like—just as with a wheat crust. This Shrimp Caesar Salad pizza is from HealthyMood_SF | Instagram. [3] Kevita Master Brew kombucha has great flavor plus probiotic benefits (photo courtesy KeVita).   Typically, we have…
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GLUTEN-FREE PRODUCT: Scratch & Grain Baking Kits Are Not Just For Kids

Gluten-free writer Georgi Page-Smith writes that Scratch & Grain Baking Kits are not “just for kids.” While the line was created so that children could easily make a batch of cookies or brownies, the quality is so fine that households with no kids can just dig in. During a recent cornbread jag I requested a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Replace Croutons With Fried Potato Cubes (Gluten Free!)

[1] Potato croutons plus bread croutons garnish this wedge salad. Photo and recipe courtesy Idaho Potato Commission. [2] For other salads, you can make sweet potato croutons. Here’s the recipe and salad ideas from Eating Bird Food.   If you like croutons on your salad (and how many of us do not), here’s an idea…
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GLUTEN-FREE PRODUCT: Pamela’s Sprouted Grain Pancake Mixes

Gluten-free reporter Georgi Page-Smith tries sprouted-grain pancakes from Pamela’s. I was fortunate enough to receive the full suite of Pamela’s sprouted grain pancake mixes for review, including 6 Grain, Buckwheat, Buttermilk, Non-Dairy, Grain-Free and Protein varieties. Sprouted grains have gotten more attention recently for their lower levels of carbohydrates and increased levels of protein and…
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