Gluten-Free…Truth or Trendy?

Question for the What Would Julieanna Do? Q&A:

Does everyone have to avoid gluten? 

 

Answer:

Gluten-Free Flour Recipe:

Beverly’s Baking Blend (from The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Gluten-Free Vegan Cooking)

Save money by making your own gluten-free flour for baking with this recipe.

Yield: 8 cups

Ingredients:

5 1/2 cups brown rice flour

1 1/2 cups potato starch

1 cup tapioca starch

Instructions:

1. In a large bowl, whisk together brown rice flour, potato starch, and tapioca starch.

2. Transfer to an airtight container or zipper-lock bag and store for up to 3 months at room temperature, or 6 months in the refrigerator.

Variation:

Try replacing 2 cups brown rice flour with an equal amount of almond meal, chickpea/garbanzo flour, or garfava bean flour.

Related Links:

USDA Allergen Labeling Laws

Celiac Central

Mayo Clinic Gluten-Free

NutritionFacts.org’s Is Gluten Bad For You

Is Gluten-Free Just A Fad? by David Katz, M.D. 

Mayo Clinic Celiac Disease

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2016-11-29T15:11:26+00:00 November 1st, 2013|Featured, What Would Julieanna Do? Q&A|