This is my celiac teen’s favourite GLUTEN FREE BAGEL … click to try it today.

The day before my endoscopy, to confirm celiac diagnosis, I went to Tim Horton’s and had a lovely toasted bagel smeared with butter.

Toasted GF Bagel
GF KOB’s GF Bagel

At that time, I was 99.9% sure I was a celiac, with an aTTG number of 800!! So, I was in the mind-set that I certainly wanted to enjoy something that I loved before I was destined to rice cakes for the rest of my life. It’s probably what sent my villi over the edge!! (ha!). I was also very wrong about being destined to rice cakes!!!

My son also really loved bagels before he was diagnosed celiac. Who doesn’t love a warm blueberry bagel with butter? It’s pretty tasty!

We both have tried many gluten free bagels over the years, and most seem to be like a big bun with a hole in the middle …. not our idea of a bagel. There is one brand that we like but the flavour it comes in is not our favourite. I tried for years to make gluten free bagels, with not a lot of success.

I have spent this past ‘covid year’ trying to see if I could combine a few different recipes and also threw in my own twist … and voila I think I truly have a good gluten free bagel. Or at least my family thinks so!

Gluten Free Blueberry Bagel
My Family’s Favourite GF Bagel

It has a nice crust, a soft inside and my celiac teen approves. Actually, I shared it with another gluten free teen and she gave her approval as well. So, two gluten free teens approvals … I see that as a win! I also must give Sue from the Celiac’s Podcast credit for a tip that she gave me when I was talking to her one day about my frustrations with bagels. She told me to freeze my dough, and THAT made a huge difference. So, thank you Sue. She also makes two different varieties of bagels that you can check out at Sue’s Gluten Free Baking.

I give lots of recipe cards on my blog and will continue to do that. BUT I think that there are some gluten free baked goods that need more than a printed recipe. Sometimes it helps to SEE how to do something and have explanation to be successful. Therefore, I have some video demo classes that you can sign up for and they are yours to watch whenever you want and will not disappear. You also get the recipe card to refer back to as many times as you need. If you take more classes over the months and years ahead, they will all stay on your personal dashboard for you to refer back to. The feedback has been positive. People have said it is like their own little gluten free cookbook and they like being able to pull the recipes up on their phone and have them at their fingertips.

There is a NEW  MINI GF Baking Course on my site.  I do hope you sign-up to try these bagels! What is in the Mini GF Baking Course?

This new MINI GF Baking Course has 5 video demos/classes and recipe cards that are available IMMEDIATELY for you to watch and in any order that works for you.  If you get interrupted it is no problem, as the video demos and recipe cards will be yours to refer back to.  These classes will equip the home gluten free baker with tips to be successful in your own kitchen.  This is what you get in the MINI GF Course;

  • 1:1 GF Flour Video Demo – GF/DF option/Egg Free (12 min & 43 sec)
  • Pumpkin Date Muffin Video Demo – GF/DF (17 min & 35 sec)
  • Nana’s Chewy Ginger Cookie Video Demo – GF/DF (13 min & 40 sec)
  • BBQ or Oven Pizza Crust Video Demo – GF/DF/Egg Free (11 min & 22 sec)
  • BAGEL’s Video Demo – GF (DF Option) (16 min & 17 sec)
  • RECIPE CARDS for all of the above video demos.  

THAT is a total of over 70 minutes of instructional time AND all the recipe cards.

Check it out or sign up here.

GF KOB MINI Course

One last thought, if you want to keep your fingers when cutting the bagels … or your kids/teens fingers! We use a bagel cutter.

Enjoy!

Want to try a GF Flour that is High Fibre & Protein? Check Out Where You Can Get it AND a Recipe Link as well!

Chickpeas
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If you are a Celiac or eat a 100% gluten free diet, you are probably low in fibre. I know my son and I are! The grains that a gluten free person eats just don’t have all the fibres that a gluten eating person eats. It is near impossible to get all the soluble and insoluble fibre that you need. So, we need to get creative!

When cooking and baking, I try to add as much fibre and nutrients as I can. Although, I have found a lot of the bean flours or nut flours can leave the baked product tasting a bit wonky or they can make the texture undesirable. When I found chickpea flour, it was a blessing! It is high in nutrients and fibre. PLUS, it doesn’t make the baked product taste funny or have a weird texture. As a mom of a celiac and a celiac myself … those are all bonuses!

Chickpea Flour

I had someone take my Banana Loaf online baking class and she reached out to me afterwards, as she could not find any chickpea flour in her local stores. Therefore, I thought many of you may have the same trouble. If you would like to try this great flour, here are a few things to know;

  • Garbanzo Bean and Chickpea flour are the same thing (so you can look for either!).
  • Lentils and Beans are an item that can have gluten because of how they are processed … so be careful! I bought a bag of Chickpeas in the ethnic aisle in my grocery store, as I was going to grind them and use them as flour (the ingredient list said they may contain gluten!).
  • Look for a gluten free symbol if purchasing the dry chickpea or garbanzo bean (if you are a celiac).
  • Store your bean flours in your freezer, as they stay fresh longer.

The flour can be hard to find, and I don’t always find it in the same place! Here are some places to try;

  1. Gluten Free Aisle in your local grocery store. I have found in Safeway and Superstore (Superstore has their own PC Chickpea Flour that is certified GF).
  2. Natural Food Store. If you live in Alberta, try Nutters (a number of stores throughout AB) or Earth’s General Store (Whyte Ave in Edmonton).
  3. If you can’t find it locally, you can order online and it is delivered pretty quickly

I use Chickpea Flour in different muffins and breads. If you want to try my Banana Loaf recipe in your home, check it out at this link http://bit.ly/GFKOBloaf. My celiac teen would eat this banana loaf everyday for breakfast, if it was in the kitchen! This loaf is not only gluten free but it is also egg, dairy, soy, potato, corn free as well. In the 15 minute video demo, you will also learn a few tips on how to make excellent loaves and muffins that you can use in any recipe.

Hope you give Chickpea/Garbanzo Bean Flour a try. Substitute a quarter of the 1:1 Rice Flour in your recipe with the bean flour and see how it turns out. Then try a bit more the next time! Don’t be afraid to experiment.

Whether you try my loaf recipe or just experiment with your own … enjoy experimenting with new flours!

Thanks For Feedback, I’ve Purchased This NEWly Published Gluten Free Cookbook

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Can’t wait to flip through the pages!

I received a number of messages and opinions about my post regarding what cookbook to add to my collection. Thank you for your input, I have made my decision.

I do feel like the 1st Americas Test Kitchens (ATK) Gluten Free Cookbook is valuable and one of my favourites. It has taught me so much about the science behind gluten free baking and the knowledge that I have gained has helped me be able to adapt old family recipes into great tasting gluten-free traditions!

If you missed my questions from my last post, I was wondering if I should get the 2nd ATK’s Gluten Free Cookbook …..

or the NEW ATK’s cookbook that came out in November 2020 that combines the 1st and 2nd cookbooks.

Everyone’s messages convinced me to get the NEW Americas Test Kitchen Gluten Free Cookbook, as it will have the ATK’s most up to date recipes and gluten free baking findings. That is valuable information to me. So, I ordered it and it should arrive next week … I am so excited!! One can never stop learning new techniques, when baking gluten free.

I have had many family and friends ask me if they only bought ONE gluten free cookbook … what one would I suggest? Maybe you have the same question? In my opinion, purchasing one of these ATK’s books is essential. Not only does the cookbook have excellent recipes but it also has a lot of background information about gluten free baking and it tells you ‘why’ to do certain things in a recipe and why not to do other things .. because it is gluten free! I personally love it!

If you decide to get the NEW cookbook along with me and experiment with some new recipes …. let me know that you did and what you made! I’ll do the same.

Enjoy!

GF Cookbook, Great Find!

Many years ago, my husband and I use to watch the America Test Kitchen TV show. We enjoyed them testing recipes and kitchen gadgets and giving all of their opinions as to why one ‘kitchen tool’ was better than they other. It was a great show! Or at least we thought so.

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I have had the first, ‘How Can It Be Gluten Free’, Cookbook from the America’s Test Kitchen for years. The reason I like the book is for the same reason that I loved their show! They give lots of information. They explain details of why this or that works and it is very helpful to the home cook. They spent a year testing gluten free baking before they made the cookbook. Therefore, you know you are going to get fabulous information. My husband is a scientist, so the thought of testing recipes was cool to him as well!

Like I said, I have the first cookbook and love it.

I was going to order the second cookbook to see what else I could learn.

When I looked up this 2nd book, I noticed that America’s Test Kitchen has published a new hardcover book in November 2020. This new book has BOTH the 1st and 2nd book in one! Now that is a great idea!

In my opinoin, if you haven’t bought either, it really would be great to get this one … as it would save you from buying two books and it is cheaper to buy this one then purchasing the two separate books. AND you would have all the information in once place.

So, today I am debating on if I should purchase the 2nd book or get the new book that has both in one place and then gift my 1st book to someone else? I am VERY tempted to purchase this book so I have both books in one. What would you do?

What should I do? What would you do?

Book One

Book Two

New Book

Comment below, if you have the New Book. I’d love to know our opinion!

Fish and Chips Night …Gluten Free Style!

Our family does not have fish and chips very often, as ‘real’ fish and chips is hard to find gluten free. Over the Christmas holidays we had great fish and chips from Chartier. It is a local French restaurant in Beaumont, Alberta. The fish tasted just like what I imagine from my childhood ‘eating gluten’ days! It is crispy and tastes great. Chartier has a separate fryer and they are very knowledgeable about cooking for celiacs. So, if you are in the neighbourhood … give them a try! Call ahead, as fish and chips is only on special nights and with covid they have changed how they operate their business.

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TONIGHT we are not going to Chartier … we are eating at home and I am doing fish and chips in the oven. Probably a bit healthier than deep fried! Check out my oven baked fish recipe …

Here is my Oven Baked Fish recipe …

GF Cornflake Dipped Fish Sticks

Oven Baked Fish

Fish Fillets or Fish Sticks
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Main Course

Ingredients
  

  • 6 Tilapia Fillets
  • 1.5 cups Gluten Free Cornflakes, ground
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Thyme, dried
  • 1 tsp Basil, dried
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 2 Eggs, beaten with a fork
  • 1 cup Rice Flour

Instructions
 

  • If you are making fish sticks, cut the fillets into 4 long pieces. Or just leave fillets whole.
    Fish Fillets
  • Place the rice flour in a pie plate.
  • Place the beaten eggs in a pie plate or cake pan.
  • Grind cornflakes and place in a pie plate. Add all other dry ingredients and stir well. I use a hand held food processor to grind the cornflakes.
  • Dip your fish pieces into the rice flour. I do all the pieces at one time, as it is less messy.
  • Then dip all of your floured pieces into the egg mixture.
  • Take your egg dipped fish pieces and 'roll' in the cornflake mixuture. Make sure to get all sides of fish covered. Place on a parchment lined baking sheet.
    GF Cornflake Dipped Fish Sticks
  • Bake at 400 degrees F for 15 minutes.
  • Serve hot. It goes nicely with my oven baked sweet potatoe fries recipe.
    Oven Baked GF Fish
  • Enjoy!

Notes

If you are having a hard time finding gluten free cornflakes, these are the ones I use.
Gluten Free Cornflakes
This is the hand held food processor that I use to grind the cornflakes.
Mini Hand Held Food Processor 
 
Keyword Gluten Free Fish & Chips, Gluten Free Fish Sticks, Oven Baked Fish

Check out my Oven Baked Sweet Potato Chip recipe below.

Oven Baked Sweet Potatoes

Cook Time 1 hr
Course Side Dish

Ingredients
  

  • 4 small Sweet Potatoes, sliced in rounds 1/8 " thick
  • 2 small Potatoes, sliced in rounds 1/8" thick
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper

Instructions
 

  • I simply take some sweet potatoes (they are great for your gut and your health!) and I cut them up in thin slices, about 1/8" thick. You can use a knife but I use a wavy vegetable cutter. I also grab some potatoes and cut them up.
  • Then I coat the two kinds of potatoes lightly with olive oil and toss. I do this in a bag, as it is less messy. Then set it to the side as you prep the rest of your supper.
  • Spread the sweet potatoes and potatoes onto a baking sheet. If you do NOT line it with parchment then it will leave lines from your wavy cutter. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Bake at 400 degrees F for 45 minutes to an hour. I turn every 15 to 20 minutes.
  • You can use these as a side to many different meals. We do! One that it goes nicely with is the Oven Baked Fish Fillets or Fish Sticks.
    Oven Baked Sweet Potatoes
  • Enjoy!
Keyword Oven Baked Chips, Oven Baked Sweet Potatoes, Sweet Potato Fries

Hope you enjoy some healthy oven baked fish and hand cut sweet potato fries!

Enjoy!

GIVEAWAY TIME! PAMPERED CHEF product and GF baking classes for FREE!!!

It’s GIVEAWAY Time!

Every once in a while it’s fun to bless someone!

The winner will be randomly selected … good luck!

These are the quick ‘rules’ ..

The WINNER will receive the Scoops, Measure-All Cup and the 7 week Equipped GF Home Baker Course ….

Pampered Chef Scoops
Pampered Chef Scoops

Good luck!

*only one person will be given the prize – all names from all social media will be put into one ‘hat’

Want to know what my celiac teen & I pack in our suitcase that makes ‘being a celiac’ less stressful when we travel?

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Ok, I know we can’t really ‘travel’ to tropical places right now …. but my family was dreaming about where we would like to travel when restrictions lift. It is fun to dream!

Then we started dreaming about where we will travel, in our beautiful country, this summer. We decided to make Plan A, Plan B and maybe Plan C!!!! We are fairly confident that we will be able to do one of our plans! There are a lot of places we can explore in our own backyard and the destination is not as important as creating memories together!

As I started thinking about traveling, it made me think about how stressful traveling was when I was first diagnosed with celiac. Do you know what is amazing? I don’t find it stressful any longer. So, for any of you that would like to dream about traveling, with my family! Yet, you feel like the thought of traveling safely with a celiac seems impossible or very stressful … let me tell you a couple of things I do that make it stress-free.

I hope it helps you as you have time to think. With all the different restrictions in life right now, you have time to think, plan and get organized to travel! After all, I think dreaming of traveling is half the fun!

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First of all, I spend a LOT of time on my computer researching. I contact the celiac association in the country/city we are going to and ask about restaurants and hotels with breakfast that they would recommend. THIS is a fabulous resource and worth sending an email. Then, I open my ‘Find Me Gluten Free’ APP and look for places. I read the reviews not just the ratings. I also open up ‘TripAdvisor’ and search for the area we are going to be in and add ‘celiac’ and ‘gluten free’ to the search. Again, I read lots of reviews and recommendations. I also try to find a social media support page and ask some questions about places to eat. On a sheet of paper I write my top safe restaurants (with address and phone number) and places to find groceries. I keep this sheet of paper in my purse and I have it whenever I may need it throughout the holidays. It helps make the vacation fun, as we aren’t wasting time trying to find safe places on the vacation … we have a list and we can quickly make a choice while we are having fun.

Would you like to know a couple of things that I throw in to my suitcase to decrease stress of being cross contaminated, as you don’t know what the kitchen will be like when you are staying in a hotel, air b&b or even traveling to a family or friends house!

  • Cutting Board. I have a very thin and lightweight cutting board that I save for travelling. It takes no extra weight in your suitcase. The nice thing is that you can put it over a questionably safe surface and your food stays safe!
  • Toaster Bags. These toaster bags are awesome. You can use any toaster safely. My teenage celiac son has even made grilled cheese in his when he went to his Pop’s house.
  • Colander. Everyone uses colanders for pasta when they are in a hotel/air b&b. That scares me! So, I found this collapsable colander that is very easy to travel with. I also use it in our trailer, when camping.
Toaster Bags
Toaster Bags

Here a a couple of other things you could pack ….

  • Parchment Paper. I throw in a parchment paper roll, as this can cover any baking surface and make your food safe.
  • Gluten Free Essentials. I put in a few boxes of gluten free crackers, a loaf of bread, granola bars and a jar of peanut butter. Depending where we are going and the trip, I may also bring a pancake mix and a box of cookies. This saves me time finding stuff at our destination. When we get to our destination, we can always find produce and such. If we don’t need these items, we can bring them back home. The reason I may throw in a box of cookies, is that I have a non-celiac child as well. If my non-celiac can get treats and my celiac can not find anything that is safe to eat … it makes the celiac child feel like they have ‘something’.

When you are going to be travelling, make sure to plan LOTS! Be prepared with lists. Pack granola bars and extra food (so you don’t starve IF something goes wrong!). Inevitably, WHEN something goes wrong you can always eat that granola bar that you brought along. Yet, there will be times that you forget the extra food in your hotel room and you have nothing to eat but a glass of water and a pickle …. choose to smile and enjoy those people around your table! The next meal WILL be better!

Attitude is everything. If you have a celiac child, remember they are watching you. Choose to smile, to love and to have hope! It’s not positive thinking at all, I truly believe there is always hope. I tell my son, ‘we can eat all of the 1000’s of things God made, so let’s enjoy those! It’s only 4 that we can’t!.’ AND He says, ‘Ok Mom! But remember that those 4 things are in a whole lot of things!’ … and we laugh! It is true. There are times it is frustrating and hard. When you are traveling, remember that you can always eat whole foods and that will keep you safe as well.

My boy actually has a great attitude. We’ve laughed lots, over the years, When we were traveling, we truly only ate pickles for lunch. We have decided that it’s these funny experiences that add a bit of fun to life …. at least we have stories, memories and something to laugh about!

Hope you have fun dreaming about traveling and getting prepared with some cutting boards, toaster bags and some great lists of where you want to explore!

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Enjoy!

Do you NEED a Nutrient Rich GF Bread for yourself or family member? Give my Mom’s Nutritious Loaf a try!

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I do buy store boughten gluten free bread, as sometimes I just don’t feel like making bread! BUT I feel best when I eat this bread for breakfast. My gut feels better and I have a sense of well being. I know that sounds silly, but I truly feel nourished! This loaf is very high in fibre, iron and many nutrients. It is also gluten, dairy, egg, soy, nut, potato, tapioca, corn, guar gum, and xanthum gum, free.

The first thing I do is make a flax egg. I grind 1 tablespoon of certified GF flax in my magic bullet (so I know it hasn’t been cross contaminated) and I add 3 tablespoons of warm water and let it sit. It gets a bit thicker, as it sits, and it works as an egg substitute.

This is what the ‘flax egg’ looks like when it has sat and is ready to use….

Sometimes I make the loaf plain and other times I add dried fruit and cinnamon, both are great. I love it toasted with plain butter or jam for breakfast. I do hope you give it a try and I would love to hear your feedback on what you think.

What I love about this bread is that it has MANY grains in it. My celiac son and I miss a lot of fibre and nutrients when we eat store bought breads. This one sticks to our rips and nourishes us through out the morning. Not only does it have Rice Flour but it also has Sorghum, Millet, Teff, Buckwheat, Amaranth, and Chia. Take a look at all of the grains that went into my bread this morning … it really is a lot of ‘goodness’!

I hadn’t made bread for a while, but today seemed like a great day to make a loaf. It’s kinda cold and snowy and I miss my bread for breakfast. I’m glad I made it, as the house has a wonderful aroma and I was reminded that it really doesn’t take that long at all. Today, I used my smaller loaf plans and made two loaves. Usually I put the dough all into one pan … but I am sharing a loaf today .. so I have too small ones. You can choose if you like the slice larger or smaller. We usually like it larger, as it feels more like a ‘normal’ slice of bread. You can do what you like best. If you have a child who is gluten free, you may like two smaller loaves … as it is very filling!

I found the smaller loaf pans at my local store (Barb’s Kitchen) and I love them! If you don’t live in Edmonton, I found them online for you (if you click on the loaf pan below … you will be redirected to check them out!). If you put all of the dough into this one pan, it will raise higher and it works perfect for gluten free bread.

Small Loaf Pan

I do enjoy giving you recipes, but some I believe you need a video to SHOW you how to bake an item and that can make the difference of being successful. Therefore, if you want to make this loaf in your home, just go to my gluten free baking classes video/demo for this mom’s nutritious loaf. You will receive a video demo that you will get immediately but can watch whenever it works for you and as many times as you need … it isn’t going anywhere! You will also get an electronic recipe card and nutritional fact breakdown of nutrients and carbs (helpful if you are a celiac and counting carbs .. like my hubby!)

Today, I made mine plain (without dried fruit) and sprinkled quinoa flakes and flax to decorate the top. Hope my celiac enjoys a slice for breakfast tomorrow … I think I’ll enjoy one for lunch!

Fresh Loaf Cooling

Let me know how yours turns out or share a photo.

Enjoy!

Here are some items that I put in the loaf … if you find it hard to find in your local community … then you can order online.

Psyllium Husk (Whole)
White Chia Seeds
Gluten Free Flax Meal

Healthy GF DF Dessert

This is a very simple dessert AND it is healthy. It has fruit and fibre and nourishes your body … but you can call it dessert! I like that.

I made these for dessert and my celiac and non celiac teens gobbled them up. They do like to put a dollop of whipped cream on-top. My husband likes dairy free ice cream and I like it plain. So, do whatever hits your fancy.

Here is what I do;

Make your topping first. In a bowl measure 1/4 cup rice flour, 1/4 cup GF oat flour, 1/2 cup GF Oats, 1/3 to 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans, 2 teaspoons cinnamon. Stir til well combined. You can add chia as well. It adds nutrients but no one will even notice!

Cut in 1/2 cup dairy free hard margarine or butter. Then take your hands and rub all of the ingredients together until it is evenly combined and crumbly.

Take a pairing knife and take the core out of the apple. If you cut down the core from the top and then from the bottom … that is the easiest way to do it!

Then, push the ‘crumble’ down inside of the apple and pack it in tight. You should have enough to do 4 apples. Whatever I have left, I pile evenly on top of the apples.

Bake at 375 degrees F for 15 to 20 minutes. If you bake it too long, your apple will split. It still tastes good, just not as pretty!

Serve plain, with ice cream or whipped cream.

Enjoy!

Stomach Aches & Celiacs … Want to know a few ways you can add fibre to your diet, every day?

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A young little celiac I know has a stomach ache today. I was reminded that little celiacs have a hard time explaining the pain and thinking about ‘why’ their stomach hurts. Were they cross contaminated? Did they eat gluten? Is it a different intolerance? Is it bowel issues? There are so many questions and so many possibilities. Those questions are hard for this ‘old’ celiac to figure out, let alone the little young ones in our lives. The ‘littles’ have no clue as to ‘why’ they feel bad! They only know that their tummy hurts! Remember, as parents, that a sore tummy does not always mean gluten. It may have NOTHING to do with gluten or being a celiac! It could just be a tummy ache.

If you or your child is a celiac, it is always good to go through the questions of cross contamination and such. Also, never be afraid to get it checked out by your doctor (somethings need to be addressed). If you can figure out the ‘problem’ then you are bound to feel better quicker. In my household, sometimes the tummy aches are bowel related. Not so much gluten. With a gluten free diet you don’t always get all the fibre you need. So, if you can add fibre to your diet it can really help your insides and how you feel.

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I add ground flax and chia to a lot of my baking to increase fibre. If you are increasing your fibre, make sure to increase your water intake as well! Some people can’t handle chia, but if you can, it is an excellent source of fibre and nutrients. I add it to my ‘Mom’s Nutritious Bread‘, ‘Cinnamon Buns‘, ‘Pizza Crust‘, ‘Banana Loaf’ and ‘Baguettes’. Yes! You can have chia in your cinnamon bun!

I also add a tablespoon to each smoothie in my household. THAT amount would give some people too much fibre and make them feel ill. BUT … my kids and I can handle that amount. It is a great source of other nutrients as well. Maybe start with 1/4 of a teaspoon at a time, to see how well it is tolerated. You don’t need to do the tablespoon! Probably too much for most people.

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If your child does not like black flecks in their smoothie or their cinnamon buns, try white chia. I put in white chia and they never know the difference! Sometimes I can find it locally and sometimes I can not. I have found it online, if you want to check it out (it is certified gluten free).

White Chia Seeds

Hope you add some extra fibre and nutrients to your baking. Try one of my recipes/video classes listed above … they taste great and give your body some fibre. I also hope you find foods that make you feel well and healthy!

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