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What is gluten?

Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley. Gluten may also be used in products such as vitamin and nutrient supplements, lip balms, and some medicines. 

Which Foods Contain Gluten?
At first blush, that seems simple: products that contain wheat, barley or rye. But in addition to wheat flour, semolina pasta and traditional cakes, there's a world of foods that surprisingly contains wheat gluten, including some soups and gravies, salad dressings, nondairy drinks, potato chips, French fries, even soy sauce (there's wheat in the caramel coloring). 

What's Cooking In The Gluten-Free Kitchen?
There are countless options for people who can't eat wheat and gluten, including store-bought flours for baking, many of which contain sorghum, rice flour, tapioca, and xanthan gum. The combination of flours provides texture in bread that gluten usually offers.

Simply Free offers quality baked goods that are gluten-free, wheat-free, soy-free, nut-free and preservative-free.