This is the Getting Started Shopping List from Celeste's Best Gluten-Free, Allergen-Free Recipes . While you're waiting for the cookbook to arrive, you can pick up some of the items you'll need for the recipes. Most items you can pick up locally. Suggestions for where to find ingredients can be found by clicking on the Where to Find Ingredients box in the sidebar of most pages of my website.
Once people find out about my recipes, their first question is usually, what do I need to do to get started?
The list to the right is the one I usually give them which details the basic ingredients used throughout the cookbook.
You don’t have to get everything right away. Start with the flours in the basic mix and the ingredients needed for the baked goods. Then after that, you can slowly begin adding in the remaining ingredients.
You can find up-to-date lists of the best places to purchase gluten and allergen-free ingredients at the most affordable prices here on me website.
***Always confirm that all ingredients you use to prepare the recipes are free from those foods you and your family may need to avoid. This is especially true in regards to corn. Corn is in almost every processed food imaginable and many fruits and vegetables are coated with a corn based wax or oil. This coating may also contain gluten.***
To make the basic flour recipe:
white rice flour
sweet rice flour
For many of the baked goods, you will need:
cream of tartar (found in spice aisle)
konjac powder or xanthan gum (most brands of xanthan gum contain corn)
extra light olive oil
chia or golden flaxseed meal
eggs or egg substitutes
milk or non-dairy milk substitute
pure cane sugar or palm sugar (if you have sensitivity or intolerance to corn)
vanilla extract (see website for listing of corn-free extracts)
Flours in the bread mixes:
ivory teff flour
sweet potato flour