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Gluten-Free Living
Gluten-free banana avocado muffins.

(ARIANA van den AKKER / Monitor staff)

Gluten-Free Living: Gluten-free baking’s secret ingredient? Avocado

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Gluten-free baked goods have two major problems: height and moisture. Careful measuring and proper storage help, but even the most precise baker can end up with a batch of flat, dry goodies when experimenting with alternative flours. My favorite solution is a little weird, but it really works: pureed avocado. Using avocado to replace the butter or oil in a … 0

Gluten-free Living: Comfort from a can

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Winter is one of my favorite times in New England, but long days outside enjoying the snow demand hot, substantial and quick dinners at night. That’s one reason why I was thrilled to discover that Progresso now makes a creamy mushroom soup that’s gluten free. Canned cream soups are a retro, slightly guilty … 0

Gluten Free Living: Holiday stollen gets a makeover

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

About an hour into working on this recipe, I started to regret picking stollen for this month’s column. Everything in the kitchen – including the dog – was coated in a thin, white film of arrowroot powder, the store didn’t have candied fruit in stock, and the yeast I’d dug out of my … 0