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Chi Cake (vegan, gluten-free cheesecake)

August 29th, 2008 · 3 Comments

I’m visiting friends in Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada) and they introduced me to a local treat. Chi Cake http://www.chicake.com/ Vegan, gluten-free, organic cheesecake Vegan Choice Foods, Inc., Contact: Alan Munro Unit 14 – 7621 Vantage Way Delta, BC V4G 1A6 Canada Phone:  778-88VEGAN (778-888-3426) E-Mail:  questions@chicake.com The good news is, it’s delicious.  The bad news…it’s only available […]

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Amaizing Masa, Primavera Style

August 2nd, 2008 · 5 Comments

“Using masa harina [masa flour] is like making mashed potatoes from a box.” So says Karen Waikiki, owner of Primavera, the Sonoma company that makes masa, tortillas, and tamales from organic stoneground corn. And she has a point. Though the tortillas I made from masa harina were way better than the store-bought tortillas I’ve had […]

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A pan-fried, egg-free, omelet stuffed tortilla pie frittata. With onions

April 9th, 2008 · 2 Comments

A couple of months ago, I found myself at the Berkeley Farmer’s Market, by the Primavera Tortilla stand. Primavera is a Sonoma County-based company that makes their own masa (tortilla/tamale dough) from organic stoneground corn. The handmade tortillas looked good but were pricey (and the fancy flavored ones had dairy) so I bought a bag […]

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Sharkies Organic Sports Chews

March 31st, 2008 · 1 Comment

I found these at Expo West earlier this month. This review got moved up higher on the list because they surprised me today with a box of samples in the mail. I’m not sure what to make of them. They’re billed as sports supplements (even the kids version) but what they really are is candy. […]

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What’s Up with French Meadow Bakery?

March 30th, 2008 · 10 Comments

I make a lot of my food from scratch, but some things are just too difficult. There is a small subset of irreplaceable products…and when they’re gone, I panic. French Meadow Bakery’s gluten-free tortillas are in that category. I eat them about 5 days a week for lunch (as wraps/burritos). They have two: Healthy Hemp […]

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Gluten-Free Olive Bread

March 24th, 2008 · 4 Comments

Another fabulous recipe by Monica of Foodlab, served at our recent Los Angeles Foodlab potluck. She writes: “The olive bread is just Pamela’s Amazing Wheat-Free Bread Mix, using the egg-free instructions, with the flax meal egg sub, and adding about 1/2 cup of oil-cured olives, very coarsely chopped. I used the bread maker instead of […]

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Lemon Cake with Cherry Sauce

January 28th, 2008 · No Comments

This cake came from a mix: Sylvan Border Farm Gluten-Free Products Lemon Cake Mix 1 lb, 10.7 oz (762.6 g) Mendocino Gluten-Free Products, Inc. P.O. Box 277, Willits, CA 95490 (800) 297-5399; Fax: (707) 459-1834 http://www.sylvanborderfarm.com/ INGREDIENTS: Sugar, Potato Starch, White Rice Flour, Brown Rice Flour*, Aluminum-free Baking Powder, Amaranth Flour, Quinoa Flour*, Xanthan Gum, […]

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Stem Ginger Cookies (Sunstart)

January 10th, 2008 · 4 Comments

I am slowly starting to make my way through the big bag full of product samples and information I got at last year’s Expo West. If I’m lucky, I’ll do most of it before I go again this year. Stem Ginger Cookies Sunstart Bakery “Cookies made from ingredients naturally free from gluten and wheat” “Sunstart […]

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