Gluten Free Cake Pops!

Birthdays are a time of celebration (and an excuse shamelessly to eat lots of cake!).   I’m beyond happy that gluten free dessert options have come such a long way!  I remember my first gluten free birthday.  Truth be told, “pre-celiac” my version of baking involved going to the bakery and buying something.  It was safer…

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Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake!

Cake or ice cream?  Tiara or party hat?  Big bash or intimate celebration?  We all like a birthday (or other festivity) with options.  Not only can we gluten free peeps have our cake, but thanks to Betty Crocker Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix we have other tasty choices!  I was super excited when I…

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Traversing the Grocery Store – Gluten Free

I remember when I first went gluten free; I would spend hours at the grocery store.   Fear not!  You can easily tackle gluten free food shopping with some important tips in mind: 1)      Do your research and create a list before you shop.  Compile a “cheat sheet” of what is gluten free before hitting the…

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Gluten Free Chocolate Orange Cupcakes with Orange Cream Cheese Icing

These cupcakes are beyond good!  If you are craving a moist, chocolaty, decadent but easy dessert, look no further than this recipe.  I made these cupcakes for Thanksgiving and my entire gluten-eating family raved about them!  The addition of buttermilk and sour cream helps make the cupcake moist beyond belief.  The hint of orange brings…

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Let Your Gluten Free Voice Be Heard!

As many of you know, in addition to my Hold The Gluten site, I’ve been blogging for General Mills Live Gluten Freely.  I am a huge fan of General Mills and the strides they have taken to offer gluten free products “mainstream”.  In a few weeks, I have the amazing opportunity to travel to the…

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Betty Crocker Gluten Free Devil’s Food Cake Review

“Birthdays are nature’s way of telling us to eat more cake.” This past Sunday was my birthday.  Not to be all Negative Nancy, but turning 37 was NOT that thrilling in the grand scheme of things.  To make matters worse, a full-on “raging hormone” war was taking place in my SAGGY, FLABBY body.  Can I…

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Hold The Gluten Podcast 25 – Happy Birthday Hold The Gluten!

The latest episode of my Hold The Gluten Podcast is now live! Episode 25 “Happy Birthday Hold The Gluten” Features: Hold The Gluten podcast celebrates one year! I (finally) sample Uno Chicago Grill‘s GF Pizza Betty Crocker GF cake, cookie, and brownie mixes.  Buy in bulk on-line via Amazon’s Subscribe & Save. Chex recipe Chili…

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Hold The Gluten Podcast 20 – Glorious Gluten Free Food!

The latest episode of my Hold The Gluten Podcast is now live! Episode 20 “‘Glorious Gluten Free Food” Features: Effective June 1, 2009 – In addition to Gluten Free Rice Chex, General Mills will make the following Chex cereals gluten free:  Corn, Honey Nut, Chocolate, Cinnamon and Strawberry. General Mills Betty Crocker brand will include…

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