It’s been years since I’ve made a yeast bread, my past efforts being completely underwhelming. But the other day I had a craving for my favorite kind of bread, a rich, crusty baguette. It’s not like I can just head down to the supermarket or local bakery and buy one there, not a gluten-free baguette anyway. So I jumped online and looked for some recipes for making them myself. We’d already found a great gluten-free baking mix in bulk the… Read more »

Last week I learned of yet another thing that we all need to watch out for on food labels. Sadly this one is found all over the place, in organic food as well as standard packaged foods and in personal care products. Carrageenan is a common thickener and emulsifier derived from red seaweed, which has been shown to cause gastrointestinal inflammation, lesions, ulceration and even malignant tumors in animals. Scientists have been warning that this is not a substance that… Read more »