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Gluten is a name for the proteins found in wheat, rye, barley and triticale. It acts like a glue and helps food to maintain its’ structure. Please check out this video that demonstrates what gluten is.
You can find nutritional information for our products on the Nutritional Information page.
Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder where the eating of gluten creates damage in the body. When a person who has celiac disease eats gluten, their body creates an immune response that attacks the small intestine. When the body attacks the small intestine, the parts of the body that are involved in nutrient absorption get damaged and then the body cannot properly absorb the nutrients it needs. It is estimated that Celiac Disease affects 1 in 100 people worldwide and that two and one-half million Americans are undiagnosed for this disease. Read more about Celiac Disease
Celiac disease is hereditary. It tends to run in families. People with a first-degree relative with celiac disease (a parent, child, sibling) have a 1 in 10 risk of developing celiac disease. Read more about Celiac Disease
Please check out www.celiac.org for more information. And look check for a support group in your area.
People can experience a wide variety of symptoms with gluten intolerance or sensitivity. Symptoms can include pain in the abdomen or joints, bloating, diarrhea, nausea, fatigue, cramping, anxiety, depression, skin rash, dizziness, hormonal imbalances, infertility, and/or headaches. Learn about the symptoms associated with Celiac Disease .
It is a polysaccharide that comes from the outer layer of an inactive bacterium called Xanthomonas campestris. Xanthan Gum is used as a thickening and stabilizing agent in a variety of foods, such as salad dressing, ice cream, sherbet, yogurt, jams and jellies, and sauces. In gluten free baking and cooking it helps to replace some of the binding properties of gluten.
Sorghum is a gluten free, ancient whole grain. Once ground into a flour, it is commonly used in cooking and baking. It has a light, sweet, mild flavor and an impressive nutrient content, including a high dose of protein, iron, dietary fiber, B vitamins and high antioxidant content.
Rice brain oil is superior to any other cooking oil for its, health benefits, flavor, long shelf life, and high smoke point. It is quickly becoming a favorite oil in commercial frying to replace unhealthy hydrogenated oils that contain trans fat. Rice bran oil provides high amounts of vitamin E complex, antioxidants, and other micronutrients, which help fight free radicals and combat the effects of aging. It also contains the best balance of saturated, monosaturated, and polyunsaturated fats. This balance, helps support the improvement of serum cholesterol levels and helps prevent cardiovascular diseases. Read our post to learn more about Rice Bran Oil
Yes. We have documentation that it is free of arsenic. We don’t want you eating anything that we ourselves would not eat.
We are not certified NON-GMO, however most of our ingredients come from NON-GMO sources.
No they are not but you can use our flour to make your own vegan products.
Cup for cup in all your yeast-free recipes. No need to use gluten free recipes.
Yes you can make sandwich bread however, it is a different kind of process than making regular wheat bread. Stay tuned for a recipe that I am currently working on so you don’t waste your flour or your money.
No. A cool, dry place will work great. However, a fridge or freezer will work best for long term storage.
After you receive our breads, on the counter they will stay good for 5 days. If you wrap them well and put them in the fridge they will last up to 7 days. The pumpkin bread in the summer is best to keep in the fridge so it won’t mold (as we use no preservatives).
Yes. It is recommended that you freeze our products if you are not going to use them right away or if you are saving them for a special occasion. They can stay fresh for at least 6 months but they shouldn’t last that long because they are so delicious.
No we do not. We currently sell at Whole Foods Markets in Boulder, Fort Collins, Westminster, and Superior, Lucky’s in Boulder and Longmont, Alfalfas in Boulder and Louisville and you can find us at the Boulder and Longmont Farmer’s Markets from April until November. You can also find us at numerous coffee shops .
No. We currently do not ship outside the Continental US. But we have had people take it in their suitcase visiting people outside the Continental US.
We have another company in our facility that uses a machine to wrap bars with peanuts. We do not use this machine and their product never touches the surfaces we use.