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Lactose Free? Check for Sugar Content!
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If you know that a product is gluten free, and you want to know if it has no lactose or very low lactose, check the sugar content on the nutritional information panel.  Remember, lactose is a sugar.  So if there is lactose in the product it should say 1g or more sugars.  This is a not-so-perfec

Submitted on Jul 30, 2012

Gluten Free Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
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I added oatmeal to the Bob's Red Mill Chocolate Chip Cookies mix and loved the cookies. I also added a few extra chocolate chips to my second batch at my children's request... yummy! When I first added the oatmeal, the cookie dough was much too dry. So, I put in a few extra teaspoons of water... Next time, I'll add one teaspoon at a time, because the dough got too sticky. But, the end result was great anyway.

Submitted on Dec 05, 2012

Gluten Free Cereals
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There's no one cereal out there that I crave the way I used to crave gluten containing cereals.

But, I do find that if I mix 4 or 5 of them together, I come up with something that's a little more up my alley. I usually will use Rice Chex and/or Whole O's as a base, and then a very small amount of other gluten free cereals that add a small amount of sweetness.

Submitted on Feb 11, 2014

Gluten Free Preparedness
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Keep a list of gluten-free restaurants and gluten-free chef cards in your car, backpack or purse. It also is a good idea to have some snacks that don't easily spoil. Replace these as needed. Braden, our 9-year-old son, gets really hungry out of nowhere and that can lead to a little bit of grouchiness. (Or a lot!) It's is always so much better to have GF pretzels or some other snack on hand rather

Submitted on Feb 11, 2014

Gluten Free Preparedness
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Keep a list of gluten-free restaurants and gluten-free chef cards in your car, backpack or purse. It also is a good idea to have some snacks that don't easily spoil. Replace these as needed. Braden, our 6-year-old son, has near meltdowns if he gets really hungry. It's is always so much better to have GF pretzels or some other snack on hand rather than run around looking for a convenient store that might have GF potato chips or some other food we'd rather he not eat.

Submitted on May 18, 2011

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