How to find sugar-free and gluten-free desserts for the holiday season
For new ideas on healthy, raw, and delicious desserts, look no further than Park City Desserts. Park City Desserts doesn’t believe you have to sacrifice the yummy to be healthy. Specializing in creating desserts that are not just delicious, Park City Desserts is vegan and gluten-free! Owner Shelley Marshall started her dessert venture through various world travels when she fell in love with raw food and the health benefits they offer. She appreciates using nutrients as much as possible to heal the body. After following a gluten-free lifestyle, Shelley wasn’t satisfied with available sugar-filled, gluten-free desserts.
Shelley’s business was a longtime dream that began as a passion project. Early on, she made batches of raw desserts in her home kitchen for friends and family. Demand for her amazing healthy desserts pushed her business to a commercial kitchen, where she now fills orders for individuals and large events. “What’s fun is we make custom orders as well as for Keto and Paleo diets.” Her mission is “to get healthier, fun food out into the market.
Gluten is the protein found in many varieties of grain. Gluten can be found in wheat, rye, barley and triticale. Just in the category of wheat alone, there are several sub-categories of grains: wheatberries, durum, emmer, semolina, spelt, farina, farro, graham, KAMUT® khorasan wheat and einkorn. Gluten is the glue that helps maintain the shape of your dough when baking. Gluten is sticky and keeps moisture locked into that yummy loaf of bread that you're making. This is the reason why gluten-free baked goods are more dry and fall apart easier than their gluten counterparts.
Yes, there are foods you can commonly find wheat (and other gluten containing grains). Here is a list of common gluten-containing foods:
You are a good candidate for being gluten-free if:
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