Gluten-Free Holiday Baking

Following a gluten-free diet can no longer be considered just a trend: with more and more people removing wheat from their diet, the “Gluten-Free” section is here to stay. Just because you’re following a gluten-free diet, we know that you don’t want to compromise quality, nor do you want to give up your favorite holiday traditions. We believe in starting with the best ingredients, like organic flours and meals that are naturally gluten-free. Read on to see some of our top picks for pantry staples to keep on hand for delicious and effortless baking.

Are you more of a “break-and-bake” or “boxed mix” type of cook? No worries! We’ve also rounded up a list of our favorite brands for easy holiday baked goods, that can be prepared with minimal fuss.

Gluten Free Holiday Baking Kimberton Whole Foods

Our Go-To Gluten-Free Baking Ingredients

  • Xanthan Gum – emulsifier and binder, flavorless
  • Oat Flour – mild sweet flavor, a great whole-grain flour with plenty of fiber and protein
  • Almond Flour – nutty flavor, perfect for paleo and gluten-free baking, best kept refrigerated
  • Brown Rice Flour – mild, nutty, and nutritious, it is the base of many gluten-free  flour blends
  • Sorghum Flour – a staple in India and Africa, sweet flavor, smooth texture, high in protein, iron, and dietary fiber
  • Coconut Flour – made from dried and ground coconut, adds a light coconut flavor and plenty of fiber, paleo-friendly
  • Buckwheat Flour – earthy and nutty, blend with other flours to lend flavor, protein, and calcium
  • Arrowroot Starch – extracted from the root of a tropical plant, adds crisp, light, delicate texture, flavorless
  • Potato Starch – a mild starch, adds moistness to gluten-free baked goods
  • Flaxseed Meal – nutty flavor, good source of omega-3 fatty acids, acts as a binder in baked goods
  • Bob’s Red Mill Gluten-Free 1 to 1 Baking Flour or AP Flour (Or, make it yourself.)

Gluten-Free Versions of Classic Christmas Cookies

Gluten Free Baking Kimberton Whole Foods

Brands We Love

Health-savvy shoppers know that too often, gluten-free baked goods can contain unwanted ingredients – not the case at Kimberton Whole Foods. Try these quality brands!

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    Try making these simple and fast Feta-Dill Salmon Burgers from Wild for Salmon, based in Bloomsburg, PA. Burgers are available in our freezer section.

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  • Plant-Based Saint Patrick’s Day Recipes

    Whether you serve these alongside the traditional corned beef, or go entirely meat-free this holiday, you can feel good about preparing these healthy, Irish-inspired dishes on March 17th or any time throughout the year.