Who knew gluten free could be so yummy? Whether you’re one of the 3 million Americans with celiac disease or just looking for more healthful food choices during the holidays, Gluten Free Christmas Cookies fits the bill! Along with 125 delicious recipes, including chocolate chip, butter cookies, classic peanut butter, this book gives information on gluten-free basics, creating a gluten-free kitchen, information on gluten-free flours, and more. Celiac disease, which occurs when sufferers eat products containing wheat, rye, or barley, is one of the most common chronic health disorders in western countries. In most cases, treatment with a gluten-free diet leads to a full recovery from celiac disease. The recipes are simple, quick, and made with readily available ingredients found in all grocery stores.
Ellen Brown is a 30-year veteran foodie. She is the author of more than 30 cookbooks, including several Complete Idiot's guides. She is the founding food editor of USA Today. Her writing has been featured in major publications including The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, Bon Appétit, Art Culinaire, and The San Francisco Chronicle, and she has a weekly column in the Providence Journal. She lives in Providence, Rhode Island.