Going Gluten-Free: Fad or Necessity?

Going Gluten-Free: Fad or Necessity? | I went gluten-free a little over a year ago. Since then I've heard gluten-free eating called a "craze" that lacks common sense, hurts the wheat industry, and randomly condemns an entire food group. Is gluten-free eating a fad -- or is it a necessity? After intense soul-searching and research, here is my answer to this question. | GNOWFGLINS.com

I went gluten-free a little over a year ago. Since then I’ve heard gluten-free eating called a “craze” that lacks common sense, hurts the wheat industry, and randomly condemns an entire food group. Is gluten-free eating a fad — or is it a necessity? After intense soul-searching and research, here is my answer to this question. [by Lee Burdett]

Homemade Sourdough Cold Cereal

Homemade Sourdough Cold Cereal | It's been fun to tackle the cereal challenge over the years, discovering everyone's preferences and searching for the perfect crunchy texture. This may sound silly, but we like a cereal that doesn't immediately go soggy once submerged in milk. For a long time, I achieved all of this with my oven, but my husband blessed me with an Excalibur dehydrator this last Christmas, which has greatly improved the texture of our cereal! | GNOWFGLINS.com

It’s been fun to tackle the cereal challenge over the years, discovering everyone’s preferences and searching for the perfect crunchy texture. This may sound silly, but we like a cereal that doesn’t immediately go soggy once submerged in milk. For a long time, I achieved all of this with my oven, but my husband blessed me with an Excalibur dehydrator this last Christmas, which has greatly improved the texture of our cereal! [by Tracey Vierra]

Sourdough Cobbler — Allergy-Friendly (with soaked variation)

Sourdough Cobbler | We've enjoyed this tasty cobbler filled with low bush cranberries from the patch down the road, last years frozen rhubarb from the plants next to the driveway, frozen blackberries from the store for something a little different, frozen raspberries from last summer's harvest, and blueberries off the mountains lovingly picked and frozen by my mountain-climbing husband. Delicious! | GNOWFGLINS.com

We’ve enjoyed this tasty cobbler filled with low bush cranberries from the patch down the road, last years frozen rhubarb from the plants next to the driveway, frozen blackberries from the store for something a little different, frozen raspberries from last summer’s harvest, and blueberries off the mountains lovingly picked and frozen by my mountain-climbing husband. Delicious! [by Erin Vander Lugt]

Sourdough Nutty Cereal (like Grape Nuts)

Sourdough Nutty Cereal | Who has given up a favorite cereal for the sake of trying to live an unprocessed life? If you've ever been a Grape Nuts lover, this cereal is so spot-on, I will be surprised if it doesn't bring you back. After my first bite, I went back in time to standing in my college dorm room finishing up a little breakfast before starting my day of classes. | GNOWFGLINS.com

Who has given up a favorite cereal for the sake of trying to live an unprocessed life? If you’ve ever been a Grape Nuts lover, this cereal is so spot-on, I will be surprised if it doesn’t bring you back. After my first bite, I went back in time to standing in my college dorm room finishing up a little breakfast before starting my day of classes. [by Erin Vander Lugt]

Gluten-Free Sourdough Pizza

Gluten-Free Sourdough Pizza | Who could give up pizza? With an array of suggested dietary approaches and eliminations these days, the thought of giving up classic dishes like pizza is rather sad! I am here to tell you that it is absolutely possible to make a delicious whole food gluten-free pizza that will wow your family and friends. | GNOWFGLINS.com

Who could give up pizza? With an array of suggested dietary approaches and eliminations these days, the thought of giving up classic dishes like pizza is rather sad! I am here to tell you that it is absolutely possible to make a delicious whole food gluten-free pizza that will wow your family and friends. [by Jenna Ettlich]

Gluten-Free Sourdough Bread (with FREE Video)

Gluten-Free Sourdough Bread (with Video) | Healthy gluten-free sourdough? Yes, it's totally possible... and it's delicious! Sharon Kane, the expert gluten-free baker behind Gluten-Free Sourdough Company, has launched a product line of gluten-free sourdough bread mixes and starters. She sent me a few mixes to try, and my family absolutely loves them. I made a video to show you how how easy and wonderful they are! | GNOWFGLINS.com

Healthy gluten-free sourdough? Yes, it’s totally possible… and it’s delicious! Sharon Kane, the expert gluten-free baker behind Gluten-Free Sourdough Company, has launched a product line of gluten-free sourdough bread mixes and starters. She sent me a few mixes to try, and my family absolutely loves them. I made a video to show you how how easy and wonderful they are! [by Wardee Harmon]

Culture Chronicles

Kombucha Square

If the cultures in my kitchen could talk, they’d likely tell tales of their travels — both where they’ve come from and where they’ve gone. Of course, they can’t talk, so I thought I’d tell their tales instead. What about your cultures? Where have they come from, and where have they gone? [by Sonya Hemmings]

Sourdough Pumpkin Bread

Sourdough Pumpkin Bread Square

Wool blankets, cozy slippers, candles, and pumpkin all walk hand in hand when autumn rolls around up here in the north. Days might be labeled gray, cold, and miserable by some, but when you have a long winter season fast approaching, we think it’s best to take a cue from the leaves and keep our speech beautiful. A rainy and dreary day becomes a cozy candle kind of day perfect for warm drinks and pumpkin muffins. Isn’t so much of life colored by our perspective? Keep things cozy this fall and winter with creative colorful words and tasty nourishing pumpkins treats! [by Erin Vander Lugt]