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Gluten-Free Snickerdoodles

Gluten-Free Snickerdoodles   Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 15 mins Total time 30 mins   Light and crisp with that unmistakable cinnamon sugar sprinkle. Here is a Old Fashioned Snickerdoodle that no one will believe is Gluten-Free Author: Gluten-Free Prairie Recipe type: Cookie Ingredients ½ cup butter ½ cup Crisco (or any all […]

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Simple Ways to Make Your Super Bowl Treats Gluten-Free

It’s Super Bowl Week! No matter who you’re cheering for – this week, everyone can be a WINNER as Gluten-Free Prairie is offering 20% off our ENTIRE LINE of products on Amazon. Just use PROMO Code: GFPSUPBO at checkout on Amazon. Also, I’ll be posting more of my favorite Super Bowl recipes (see below) to inspire […]

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It’s National Oatmeal Month! What’s the big deal about Gluten-Free Purity Protocol Oats. Does it really matter?

Posted: January 10, 2017 | 0 comments While the great news about the amazing health benefits of oatmeal continues to go mainstream, so does the the controversy about safety of gluten-free oats. At Gluten-Free Prairie, we take the purity of our gluten-free oat products very seriously.  Our company is based completely on third-party certified Purity Protocol […]

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Deb’s New Years Resolution Solutions

Honestly, finding healthy gluten-free solutions is easier than ever this year. As Amy and I approach our 13th year since being diagnosed with Celiac Disease we have seen a lot of changes in our Gluten-Free world. Back in 2005 hardly anyone (including us) knew what gluten was and that a huge challenge. The first part […]

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Oatmeal Raisin Sourdough Muffins

These muffins come together very quickly. The flavor is great, but honestly I wish they were a little more moist. If you agree, add a little applesauce to the batter. Oatmeal Raisin Sourdough Muffins   Print Prep time 20 mins Cook time 25 mins Total time 45 mins   Enjoy this flavorful muffin with breakfast […]

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Breaking News! Gluten-Free Prairie to help feed malnourished babies in Africa!

A couple of months ago I was contacted by a medical school in the Midwest wanting to know about our Gluten Free Prairie Toasted Oat Flour. They were formulating a high-protein (RUTF – “Ready to Use Therapeutic Food”) to be used to treat severely malnourished babies in Sub-Africa.  Ultimately we were chosen for  a trial […]

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Gluten-Free Creamy Groat-Sotto with Sauteed Shrimp

If you’re not familiar with our Oat Groats, please check them out here. Our Groats are a wonderful and healthy alternative and/or addition to any rice dish. Like most of us, I love rice – but I also know it is often the #1 ingredient in our GF diets and not always the healthiest choice. […]

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Deb’s Holiday Favorites

I think this is my favorite time of year, but between the Gluten-Free Prairie Bakery, Christmas Shopping and Holiday parties – the Season can get so busy it can be hard to enjoy. So a few years ago I started a list of my favorite “Company Good” dishes. When the Holidays come along – I […]

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Overnight Chocolate Oatmeal

We all understand how crazy busy mornings can be especially during the holidays.  How awesome would it be to wake up to a steaming bowl of Chocolate Oatmeal? We enjoy this several times a week, mixing it up with whatever fruit and nuts we have on hand. During the holidays I add dried cranberries for […]

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Making Gluten-Free Christmas Cookies with a 2 year Old – Priceless!

  Like many families, making Christmas Cookies is a yearly tradition in our clan. When Amy and I were diagnosed in 2005, there were very few options for a good sugar cookie recipe or mix. The majority were rice-based. They were impossible to roll and would crumble when transferring to a cookie sheet. And years […]

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time to Bake….. Especially with Kids

Recently my favorite 5 year old and I decided to make breakfast for the family. I handed him the ingredients and he easily mixed our Pancake and Waffle Mix . It came together quickly and we patiently waited while the batter thickened at bit, (10-15 min) and the griddle heated up. Then the magic happened. […]

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Amazing Toasted Oat Flour Gravy with Brandy and Shallots

Ready, set, Get Your Gobble On! Every Holiday Feast needs a great Gravy, right? This amazing gravy comes together quickly. The Oat Flour will dissolve completely. Never separate, no grit and  will never clump. Truly amazing and simple too. No one will believe it’s Gluten-Free To see how easily you can master this rich, delicious […]

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Gluten Free Prairie Orphan Girl Brownie Pudding Cake

Orphan Girl Bourbon Liqueur is similar to Bailey’s Irish Cream. It comes from Headframe Distillery. a Local Distillery in Butte, MT. When I adapted my Red Velvet Pudding Cake using the Liqueur, we were all amazed at the results. Gluten Free Prairie Orphan Girl Brownie Pudding Cake   Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 50 mins […]

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Pumpkin Pie isn’t just for Dessert Anymore

l The frost may be on the pumpkin outside, but the kitchen is warm and smelling like cinnamon and cloves. It’s that time of year when family and friends get together to celebrate Thanksgiving and many will be covering the miles to reach their destinations. If your guest room is full this Thanksgiving Holiday, you’ll […]

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Creamy Chicken Soup with Groats and Wild Rice

Fall is a super busy time for us here on the Gluten-Free Prairie. The Bakery is hopping as we prepare for the Resort Season. And of course, we’re gearing up for Winter. We’ve already had 20 inches of snow and more is on the way. The days are shorter and, like all of us, my […]

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Gluten-Free Deep Fry Batter

When my daughter and I went Gluten-Free in 2005 there were a few things we really missed. Deep Fried Fish and Chips were probably #1. Chicken Strips and onion rings ran a close 2nd. Finally, I discovered that our All Purpose Flour Blend was the missing link and the result is this super simple batter […]

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Deb’s Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Favorites

Suddenly it’s November and Thanksgiving is right around the corner. As I write this post we are getting our first serious snowof the season. For the last several months the horses have enjoyed grazing acres of pastures and chasing each other around every time the barometer drops. But today it all changes. Tonight they will […]

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It’s Chocolate Cupcake Day! Seize the Day with Gluten Free Prairie’s Chocolate Cupcakes

What could be more simple? Start with our Deep Dark Chocolate Brownie Mix.  (On sale at Amazon now) Fill muffin cups *** 1/2 way. and bake. And with only a couple of weeks until Halloween – it’s not too soon to start thinking about how you can easily scare up some fun cupcakes like our […]

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Gluten-Free Prairie Mom’s Favorite Cornbread

  You haven’t had the best gluten-free cornbread until you’ve tried Gluten-Free Prairie Mom’s favorite cornbread! It’s delicious with a hearty bowl of chili, your favorite barbecue recipe, or even a satisfying salad. Get the recipe and whip up a batch today!   Gluten-Free Prairie Mom’s Favorite Cornbread   Print Author: Gluten-Free Prairie Ingredients 1⅓ […]

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Deep Dark Chocolate Sundae Parfait – a treat in the heat

The name says it all – say it out loud – you can almost taste the rich dark chocolate, right? And when you add vanilla ice cream, and top it all with Chantilly Cream (with brandy and Grand Marnier) shaved dark chocolate and chopped nuts you have a company good decadent treat that no one […]

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PALEO-OATS? Can oats be part of the Paleo Diet?

Definition: From Wikipedia:  The Paleolithic diet (also called the paleo diet, caveman diet or stone-age diet[1]) is based mainly on foods presumed to have been available to Paleolithic humans.[2] Wide variability exists in the way the diet is interpreted.[3] However, the diet typically includes vegetables, fruits, nuts, roots, and meat while excluding foods such as dairy […]

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Montana Mornings Granola Strawberry Gelatin Pie

Montana Mornings Granola Strawberry Gelatin Pie   Print Prep time 20 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 30 mins   A delightful way to kick off your Summer Baking. The crunchy buttery crust perfectly complements the cool and delicious filling. Author: Gluten-Free Prairie Recipe type: Dessert Ingredients 2 Cups Gluten-Free Prairie Montana Mornings Granola […]

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Celebrate Memorial Day with Gluten-Free Prairie Big Sky Turkey Burger

On this day we have an opportunity to thank our troops for their sacrifices. It’s also a traditional day of celebration with family and friends. A couple of years ago we all met down at the River for a BBQ. Jeremy documented the occasion with this little video. Enjoy!

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Pistachi-Oat Sherry Pudding Cake

Mother’s Day is right around the corner. This quick and simple pudding cake that is sure to please Mom and all of her friends too. Add an orange glaze for a delicious dessert. Or enjoy it just as prepared with coffee or tea. No one will believe it’s Gluten-Free. Pistachi-Oat Sherry Pudding Cake   Print […]

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Gluten Free Prairie Angel Food Cake

Angel Food Cake is a family favorite here in Montana. This light and fluffy treat reminds us that Spring is on the way.  (even though there still might be snow on the ground) This cake is great on its own or drizzled with an orange sauce. Either way, it’s a crowd-pleaser for sure. I asked […]

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Gluten-Free Prairie Crepes with Honey/Ricotta Berry Sauce

Crepes are a festive treat our family has always loved. But Gluten-Free Crepes? That sounded like an oxymoron to us. Crepes that could roll and stack without sticking? No way. Over the years I had tried all the recipes for Gluten Free Crepes and every one of them would crack. And they all tasted like […]

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Irish Soda Bread

It’s your Lucky Day! Just in time for Saint Patrick’s Day, this traditional Irish Soda bread is super simple to make and has a buttery flavor and biscuit like texture.  Enjoy it with your Corned Beef Dinner or with jam as part of a hearty breakfast. Irish Soda Bread   Print This Irish Soda Bread […]

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March is National Flour Month! Check out the Gluten-Free Prairie Pot ‘Oat Gold

National Flour Month is the perfect time to celebrate our higher protein Oat Flour. Oats are one of the healthiest whole-grain flours on the planet. If you’ve been looking for the perfect replacement for other gluten-free flours – our Pot Oat’ Gold is full of Gluten Free Prairie Oat Flour. Are oats baby’s perfect first […]

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Crispy Corn Fritters

Need an appetizer or side dish in a hurry? This fluffy and crispy little fritter comes together quickly. Serve it as a main course too. The recipe doubles well. GLUTEN-FREE PRAIRIE CORN FRITTERS   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 2 mins Total time 12 mins   Author: Gluten-Free Prairie Recipe type: Appetizer or […]

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Arsenic and Mercury in the Gluten-Free Diet. Is the Gluten-Free Sky Falling?

Two press releases caught my eye this week. With screaming headlines like: “Toxic Metals Higher in Gluten Free Food” and “Higher Levels of Arsenic and Mercury Discovered in Gluten-Free Americans” of course I needed to take a closer look. Arsenic levels in rice is well documented. I started blogging about the arsenic in rice issue […]

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Gluten-Free Prairie Chocolate Oatmeal – Start Valentines Day Off Right!

Want to make Lover’s Day last all day long? Got 5 minutes? Our Chocolate Oatmeal is a perfect choice. Find it on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00FOLLUDG FREE shipping with Prime! Ingredients: 1 C very hot water 2 TB coconut oil ( like Nutiva) 1/4 C maple syrup  ( we use Kirkland, Organic) 1 TB good dark chocolate ( […]

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Can Oats Make You a Better Lover / subtitle: Oats and Your Heart – A Love Story

Can Oats Make You A Better Lover? Oats are proven to support a healthy heart, and a healthy heart is key for a healthy love life. As we know the heart plays an important role in your love life as it pumps blood to your body as well as your sex organs. The beta-glucans in […]

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Our Best Gluten-Free Banana Bread

Our Best Gluten-Free Banana Bread   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 50 mins Total time 1 hour   This moist delicious rich yet light sweet bread is a perfect addition to any meal – breakfast, lunch or dinner. Brunches and Baby Showers too. So versatile – we just can’t pigeon-hole it into just […]

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Gluten Free Prairie Huckleberry Meatballs Make Game Day a Winner!

It’s that time again – the playoffs are upon us and enjoying Sunday Football Food can be a challenge for the Gluten-Free Fan. Fear not! Gluten-Free Prairie Huckleberry Meatballs to the rescue. A tasty treat that everyone will enjoy and all the ingredients are naturally gluten-free.  Note: If you don’t have access to Huckleberry Jam […]

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Gluten-Free Purity Protocol Oats. What does it mean and does it really matter? A mini rant

While the great news about the amazing health benefits of oatmeal continues to go mainstream, so does the the controversy about safety of gluten-free oats. At Gluten-Free Prairie, we take the purity of our gluten-free oat products very seriously.  Our company is based completely on third-party certified Purity Protocol Oatmeal, Oat Flour and Oat Groats. […]

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The Amazing Health Benefits of Oats — for Everyone

Are oats baby’s perfect first cereal? Oats are a wonderfully healthy grain and they may be baby’s perfect first cereal, replacing rice as the go-to in generations past. In 2012 the FDA launched a formal investigation into arsenic levels in rice. Consumer Reports discusses arsenic in rice: “The results of our tests were even more […]

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Simple Solution to Keep your #1 New Year’s Resolution in 2017

What’s the #1 New Year’s Resolution for 2017? As with every year – “EAT MORE HEALTHY FOODS” Gluten-Free Prairie has got you covered. Our pure gluten-free oats are a great way to start the day. And if you’re on the run in the a.m? We understand. We are too! Don’t think you have the time […]

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Easy ways to Ease into Your Best Gluten-Free New Year

The New Year is in our sites and, for many of us so is the end of those wonderful Holiday Cheat Weeks – where treats were everywhere and calories didn’t count. Right? Yes, the countdown has begun and, like every year, today many of us are resolving to eat more healthy, exercise more regularly in […]

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Santa’s Solution for the Perfect Gluten-Free Stocking Stuffer or Last Minute Gift

Santa’s got the right idea today. He stopped by the Gluten-Free Prairie Bakery and filled his bag with Hunger Buster Cookies. Every year Santa wonders what he can give to all of the helpers who make his life easier – the UPS and Fed Ex guys who deliver all the toy parts to the North […]

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Fuel Your Gluten-Free Holiday Shopping. Chocolate Oatmeal Saves the Day!

Holiday shopping comes with its own set of challenges for the gluten-free shopper. It’s that time of year when everyone could use a few more hours in the day to get it all done. We hit the ground running every day. In and out of malls, before and after work, and/or in between dropping the […]

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Gluten-Free Red Velvet Pudding Cake

Make your holidays merrier with this indulgent gluten-free red velvet pudding cake. With our Deep Dark Chocolate Brownie Mix, using Jello Brand Red Velvet Pudding Mix it couldn’t be easier to make. Everyone will love this gluten-free wintertime treat! Gluten-Free Red Velvet Pudding Cake   Print Make your holidays a little merrier with this festive gluten-free […]

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Gluten Free Holiday Nog Pancakes with Coconut Milk

It’s December 1 and Holiday flavors like Egg Nog and Brandy are everywhere. Gift buying can be exhausting!  We have a solution: Keep up your strength with higher protein choices with quality carbs. Turns out that our new pancake and waffle mix makes great Egg Nog pancakes that can take you all the way through […]

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Pumpkin Spice Orange Muffins

Pumpkin Spice Orange Muffins   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 20 mins Total time 30 mins   These humble little muffins are super light and moist. Perfect as a breakfast treat or make them festive by frosting with orange flavored cream-cheese frosting. (recipe on-line) Author: Gluten-Free Prairie Recipe type: Dessert Serves: 24 Ingredients […]

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Now for Something Really Scary – Only One Day Left to Vote for Gluten-Free Prairie

Time Flies and I just realized that Halloween is the last day to VOTE for us in the Gluten-Free Awards. We are nominated in the Best Gluten-Free Flour Category (#23) this year. Please VOTE for Gluten-Free Prairie!   It’s quick and simple. Everyone can vote (except Zombies) – you don’t have to be gluten-free. In […]

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Time for Fall. Time to Fall in love with Gluten-Free Prairie’s Orange Spice Cake

Ok, by all accounts it’s officially Fall. The leaves are golden and the Elk are bugling in the field. I love this time of year! After all, it’s the beginning of Baking Season and the Gluten-Free Prairie Kitchen is humming. And Baking Season also means that Pumpkin Spice will be everywhere. Pumpkin Pie Spice of […]

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Celebrate Labor Day with Gluten-Free Prairie Big Sky Turkey Burgers

Is a Labor Day BBQ in your plans today? If it’s true that Labor Day is the unofficial official end of Summer, then we must make the best of it here as it means that our Montana Winter is right around the corner. A couple of years ago we did just that.  We invited some […]

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Is Baking Season here? Gluten-Free Prairie’s NEW Simply Wholesome All-Purpose Baking Mix Arrives Today

Some folks say that Labor Day is the unofficial end to Summer. But it’s also the unofficial start of Baking Season! Today we’re getting a jump on all of it as we celebrate another epic day here on the Gluten-Free Prairie. Today our Brand New Simply Wholesome All-Purpose Flour Blend is available on Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01HN54DHA […]

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Amazing Gluten-Free Prairie Testimonial from Hilton Chef!

The Executive Chef at our local Hilton is legendary for his creative dishes. Recently he started offering some of our Gluten-Free Prairie products to his guests. Then he sent me this awesome testimonial. Thank you Chef Todd. You have touched our Gluten-Free hearts! “What a find!  Gluten Free Prairie products have made my life as […]

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Gluten-Free Prairie’s Simple Solution to FDA’s Warning about Baby’s First Food

Problem: Arsenic levels in rice-based baby food Solution: Gluten-Free Prairie Toasted Oat Flour Pablum! Containing one simple ingredient – our Pure Certified Gluten-Free Oats. After years of research the FDA has just issued a serious warning about elevated levels of Arsenic in baby food – specifically rice baby food. From the report: “Arsenic Levels In […]

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What’s more Irish than Oats?

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day. Think it’s all about Corned Beef and Cabbage? Think again. The Irish have long had a love affair with oats. Check out this simple recipe for Oatmeal Cabbage Soup. Then go pinch a friend (who’s not wearing green) Oatmeal Cabbage Soup

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Gluten Free Prairie *BOOTH H-909* Redefines Traditional Baking and Snack Category

Expo West in Anaheim, California is the largest Natural Foods Trade Show in the Country. We’ve exhibited there before, but had no idea what we were doing. With new packaging and our New Granola, this year we’re hoping to make a bigger splash. Here’s a little press release I put out to try to inspire […]

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More Reasons to Love Our Gluten-Free Granola

Seems like every time I venture down the market aisle I find another gluten-free granola or oatmeal. And it seems to me that they’re all about the same. Could any of us tell the difference between all the gluten-free oatmeals? Probably not. And most of the gluten-free granolas are heavy and sticky or dry and […]

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So you think you want to start a Gluten-Free Bakery?

Today is officially moving day! Welcome to the new home of Gluten-Free Prairie and my new blog:  “Little House on the Gluten-Free Prairie” It’s been along journey from there to here. And I’m excited to share “real life” adventures of starting a Gluten-Free Bakery – especially in the heart of Wheat Country, Montana. Along with […]

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