• Gluten-Free Product Reviews

    Gluten-Free Pasta from Brands You Know

    Gluten-free pasta is becoming more easily available, both at restaurants and in grocery stores. I’ve recently seen gluten-free varieties from major brands like PC Organics, Barilla and Catelli. Not only that, but grocery stores are even stocking gluten-free pastas – from these mainstream brands and long time gluten-free brands – in the regular pasta aisle. While it’s great to see such progress in the market, I actually missed the launch of these new products because I’ve stopped going down those aisles in the grocery store! PC Organics Brown Rice Pasta The PC Organics label is on everything from baby food to crackers, and now they have gluten-free spaghetti and fusilli.…

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    San Zenone Organic Corn Pasta

    I normally eat brown rice pasta, but decided to try a new brand of corn pasta I saw on the shelves at my grocery store – San Zenone’s 100% organic corn pasta from Prairie Harvest. Corn pasta tends to be a bit more expensive than brown rice pasta, but it tastes less “nutty” than rice pasta and doesn’t get gummy when you cook it. I actually found San Zenone tasted much like what I remember wheat pasta tasting like, so this might be a good one to try if you’re new to gluten-free pasta. I had it with some tomatoes, olives and oil, and found I didn’t need a thick…

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    Mary’s Organic Crackers

    I’m just gonna put this out there: I hate rice crackers. I mean, ick. They’re almost flavourless, except what flavour they do have is salty and bland and weird. So I when I first went gluten-free I tried a few brands and then promptly decided to eat corn chips for the rest of my life. Well, last week at the grocery store, I came across Mary’s Organic Crackers. And I have to admit, they weren’t bad. I bought the Original flavour, but my store also carried Herb. They are organic, Kosher, Vegan, dairy-free, wheat-free, gluten-free and manufactured in a nut-free facility. Whew! They were crunchy, flavourful, and most definitely not…