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What is nutritional yeast, anyway?

Nutritional Yeast Demystified

by Cassidy Stockton

What is nutritional yeast, anyway?

In Portland, you can find nutritional yeast (aka vegetarian food yeast) at almost every restaurant catering to a vegetarian clientele. It’s a funky orange-yellow color and can range from a fine powder to larger flakes. It smells a bit yeasty, a bit nutty and a

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How to make your first day of commuting to work a total success!
Spreading the Gluten Free Bread in the pan before baking.

Tips for Homemade Gluten Free Bread

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Spreading the Gluten Free Bread in the pan before baking.

When making Gluten Free bread, you can expect a different consistency than that of typical wheat breads. While wheat breads require kneading to develop the gluten proteins into an extensible but elastic dough, Gluten Free bread dough gets it’s consistency

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Christie (in red) gives daily tours of our manufacturing facility.

A Gluten Free Journey

by Cassidy Stockton

In honor of Celiac Disease Awareness Month, I asked our tour guide, Christie Coykendall to share with you how she discovered that she needed to be gluten free. Here is her story.

Christie (in red) gives daily tours of our manufacturing facility.

I thought I was suffering from menopause for

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A packing peanut starts to dissolve immediately in water.

Mystery Solved: Packing Peanuts

by Cassidy Stockton

Potato starch packing peanuts ready for shipment.

If you’ve ever received a package from us, you’ve likely encountered some of our packing peanuts (see right). Over the years, we’ve received many emails from concerned customers with questions ranging from environmental impact to worries about whether the peanuts have gluten in

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Delicious Spelt Cookies from start to finish.

Spelt?

by Meagan Nuchols

Spelt Cookies- delicious from start to finish.

As I pushed the loaves of daily bread forward, an unfamiliar smiling face asked, “This might be a stupid question, but what is spelt?” I explained to her my knowledge of baking with spelt and all that I have learned about this ancient

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Gums

Guar Gum vs. Xanthan Gum

by Cassidy Stockton

If you are new to Gluten Free Baking you may find yourself wondering, “What is the difference between Xanthan Gum and Guar Gum?” Both ingredients are frequently called for in gluten free recipes and can seem exotic at first, but they both serve the same general purpose as thickeners and

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Whatever your style, it's a great time of year to go for a ride.

It’s Bicycle Season Again!

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Whatever your style, it's bike season again!

Here at Bob’s Red Mill, it seems like there are two types of cycling enthusiasts, the truly devoted and the fair weather friend. For the truly devoted, there is never really a bad time of year to tune up your bike and head

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Homemade Cereal

by Cassidy Stockton

When I met my husband over 8 years ago, his bachelor diet consisted of cereal, cereal and more cereal. On a good week there were a few meals of noodles and cheese mixed in. As time went on, we ate a variety of foods together, but his cereal habit stayed

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