Gluten-Free Product Reviews

Reviews of gluten-free products I've tried.

  • Gluten-Free Product Reviews

    El Peto Pancake Mix

    Update 2018/01/17: Unfortunately El Peto is no longer in business. I’m not a from-scratch baker. I prefer my baking to come from a box, where all I have to do is add milk and eggs, and maybe oil. But since going gluten-free, I’ve been wary of trying packaged baking mixes. I know my chocolate cake turned out well, but I just expect that it’s going to bad. And that I wasted a lot of money. But when my local Bulk Barn was selling all El Peto products for 40% off, I grabbed a box of pancake mix and gave’r a try. I was pleasantly surprised! They tasted like pancakes! And…

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    Gluten-Free Gingerbread

    Apologies: This post has been written for weeks. Like, since the day after Easter. But I’ve been busy…selling a house, buying a house, traveling from work. And it never got published. Oops. So, here it is, rather delayed and barely relevant. Easter weekend has just passed, and I got together with my extended family for dinner. Unlike my last family dinner at Thanksgiving, I was actually able to enjoy all the sides! Everyone tried out some new recipes this year, and none of them included gluten. As well, my mom brought me a little treat to have for desert while everyone else had custard tarts – some gluten-free gingerbread cookies!…

  • Gluten-Free Product Reviews

    El Peto’s Chocolate Cake Mix – A Review

    I celebrated my birthday a few weeks ago, and wanted to find a decent gluten-free cake that wasn’t…well, disgusting. To be honest, I haven’t had much luck with gluten-free baked goods; they’ve always either been silty or very dense. Either way, not very appetizing. But my friends have been known to show up with cake, and I wanted something tasty that I could eat. Or, if no one brought cake, something that my “normal” friends wouldn’t mind eating. I thought about buying a cake from a gluten-free bakery, but was afraid of the cost. Thought about making it from scratch, but that seemed like a lot of effort. I decided…