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An Update for our Friends

 Mark As Read    

Hi everyone, I just wanted to check in quickly – as of 5pm today, we've been able to raise $6075 in donations and an additional $36,000 in product sales thanks to your generous support! This means we have MET our deadline for paying off the vendor who was threatening to add fees etc that would [Read More...]

Better Batter 2 days ago

Better Batter is Facing a Crisis

 Mark As Read    

Hi guys, this is never a note a CEO wants to write: Our expansion growth has outstripped our cashflow and a few of our vendors decided to make our bills payable in full this week. If we can't pay them immediately, they will cease operations/services to us – namely producing the product and shipping the [Read More...]

Better Batter 3 days ago

Milky Way Brownies

 Mark As Read    

These amazingly delicious brownies were submitted to us by Jean Edeal, who created a gluten free version of a recipe she found here using Better Batter!  You don't have to worry about the ingredients being gluten free or not (as a lot of recipe which call for actual Milky Way bars will do) . Best [Read More...]

Better Batter 4 days ago

Pina Colada Bars (VEGAN)

 Mark As Read    

I developed this vegan version of my new pina colada bars so that those who don't do eggs could still enjoy the creamy goodness that is this dessert. These allergen free Pina Colada bars are a tribute to the sun soaked beaches and laid back atmosphere of the island and are easy to whip up [Read More...]

Better Batter 4 days ago

Pina Colada Bars

 Mark As Read    

There are a lot of creative ways to ‘hack' the traditional lemon bar. The warming spring sun got me thinking about beaches, which led me to thinking about happy memories in Puerto Rico. These gluten free, dairy free Pina Colada bars are a tribute to the sun soaked beaches and laid back atmosphere of the [Read More...]

Better Batter 4 days ago

Patrick Auger’s Springtime Lemon Bars

 Mark As Read    

This great recipe from one of our customers, Chef Patrick Auger, is as bright and sunny as the springtime sunshine! Sweet and tangy, these bars are also dairy free.  _______________________. This recipe makes 24 bars. Ingredients Crust 1 cup Earth Balance Soy Free Baking Stick 1/2 cup Better Batter Corn Free confectioners' sugar 1 ¾ [Read More...]...

Better Batter 4 days ago

Tax Tips: Gluten Free Edition

 Mark As Read    

Eating gluten free can mean extra out of pocket costs, especially when you’re just starting out, trying lots of new items to find the ones you like best. And even if you’ve been diagnosed for years, you probably still go through busy seasons of life where you rely more heavily on prepackaged goods. Did you [Read More...]

Better Batter 4 days ago

Crustless Spring Vegetable Quiche

 Mark As Read    

I love quiche, but I don't love the work that goes into it.  This is a great, easy recipe to whip together – and it requires no rolling out of dough or other time consuming prep, but still gives you that warm, comforting, satisfying quiche flavor. Because it doesn't have a crust, it's also a [Read More...]

Better Batter 8 days ago

7 Allergy-Friendly Candy Companies for Easter

 Mark As Read    

Seems like we were just trudging our way through a dreary winter and now we’re already into spring. And that means Easter is upon us too. Like many others, one of the big annual Easter festivities in my family is putting together an Easter basket. Around here, the contents of those baskets usually fall into [Read More...]

Better Batter 16 days ago

5 Minute High Fiber Artisan Bread Dough

 Mark As Read    

If you’ve been looking for a great bread dough that can be made ahead of time and baked as needed, look no further! This is a great dough, which can be formed into a large variety of shapes. The extra psyllium powder really gives the dough a feel and handling ability similar to regular bread [Read More...]

Better Batter 18 days ago

5 Minute Basic Artisan Bread Dough

 Mark As Read    

If you've been looking for a great bread dough that can be made ahead of time and baked as needed, look no further! This is a great dough, which can be formed into a large variety of shapes. Add any mix-ins you wish and the possibilities are endless! I've included a pdf, for those of [Read More...]

Better Batter 18 days ago

Bergamot Blueberry Muffins

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These muffins, bursting with plump, juicy blueberries and softly scented with bergamot are perfect for breakfast on a bright spring or summer day. Because they stay moist for days, you can pack these for trips or to take along with you when you're heading out for early morning meetings.  If you're having trouble sourcing a [Read More...]...

Better Batter 18 days ago

Why Giving Is Important To Us

 Mark As Read    

If you follow our facebook statuses or newsletters, you know we mention our giving and advocaacy projects just about every week. Perhaps you've wondered why we're so driven to give back to and improve the world. I thought I'd take a moment and share our background and why we do what we do. We give [Read More...]

Better Batter 18 days ago

Creamy Scalloped Potatoes

 Mark As Read    

Scalloped potatoes are a great dish – the warm comfort of baked potatoes, wrapped in a rich cream sauce. It's a great side dish and pairs exceptionally well with the traditional Easter ham. This recipe is a great, basic, no frills recipe and can be adjusted in an almost infinite variety of ways. Need to [Read More...]

Better Batter 18 days ago

Easy Baked Alaska

 Mark As Read    

March 30th is Seward's Day in Alaska -the day the US bought Alaska from Russia, so I thought I'd make this delicious Baked Alaska to celebrate. Baked Alaska can come in a variety of flavors and forms, but I went with a classic yellow cake and neopolitan ice cream combination. You may use any flavor [Read More...]

Better Batter 25 days ago

Patrick Auger’s Famous Bread Machine Loaf

 Mark As Read    

One of the best recipe developers and bakers I know is Patrick Auger, who works tirelessly for nothing more than the love he has for our community to create delicious baked goods. This recipe is a result of months of testing that Patrick undertook when he heard me casually mention that I couldn't find a [Read More...]

Better Batter 25 days ago

6 Gluten Free Grains {Other Than Rice} Worth Trying

 Mark As Read    

You tend to fall into a gluten free lifestyle one of two ways: You’re immediately forced into it after a celiac diagnosis or You’re sick of feeling sick so you opt to try a GF diet – and many times, end up realizing you’re gluten sensitive. And no matter which route you take, the fear [Read More...]

Better Batter 25 days ago

Smith Island Cake

 Mark As Read    

March 25th is Maryland Day, so I thought this week would be the perfect time to try my hand at a Maryland regional favorite – Smith Island Cake. For those who don't know, Smith Island cake is a many layered white or yellow cake (or occasionally other flavors) filled with a fudge-like icing. Rich and [Read More...]

Better Batter 25 days ago

Faux Crab Quiche (shellfish free)

 Mark As Read    

I have always been intrigued by seafood dishes, and I love a good quiche better than almost anything, and one dish I've seen that has always made me curious is crab quiche. The price of crab is usually way beyond what I want to pay for a family meal, and we really don't ‘do' shellfish [Read More...]

Better Batter 39 days ago

Naomi’s Coconut Cream Pie

 Mark As Read    

If you like coconut, you'll love this light and creamy, delicious pie made with coconut milk and topped with toasted coconut. This pie keeps well without weeping or separating, and you'll love the textural contrast between the nutty, chewy texture of the toasted coconut and the smooth, silky feel of the filling. This pie should [Read More...]...

Better Batter 39 days ago

Product Review: Absolutely Gluten Free Flatbreads

 Mark As Read    

Many years ago I bought several brands of gluten free crackers that were both wildly expensive and sorely disappointing. A short while later, our local Sam's Club came out with a brand of rice crackers that was gluten free. While the texture was a bit tough/hard, the price was right, and I'd been scarred enough [Read More...]

Better Batter 39 days ago

Pillsbury Grands Style Butterflake Biscuit Clone

 Mark As Read    

Fluffy and flaky, warm and buttery, there is very little in the way of side dishes as delicious, popular, and satisfying as a basket of super flaky biscuits. When I was a child, my sisters and I would sit for what seemed like forever peeling and eating one layer at a time – I am [Read More...]

Better Batter 39 days ago

The Higher Costs of Gluten Free Products

 Mark As Read    

Great gluten free products are everywhere – and new products are arriving in our stores every day. But if you're anything like me, sometimes you've got to ask yourself "why are all these products 3 times the price of normal products (or more!)?!?" Below you'll find some of the reasons for those up-charged prices.   [Read More...]...

Better Batter 40 days ago

Easy Irish Faux Rye Bread

 Mark As Read    

I wish I could reach through your screen and hand you a slice of this moist, springy, delicious bread! I created this bread thanks to the requests of our friends over at Facebook for a rye bread for St Patrick's Day, and let me tell you: I am in love with this stuff. It is [Read More...]

Better Batter 46 days ago

McDonald’s Style Shamrock Shake Clone

 Mark As Read    

Why pay big bucks and risk getting sick when you can make a delicious shamrock milkshake right in your very own home? There are a lot of clones out there – my memory of the Shamrock shake involves a minty/vanilla flavor and a thick creamy texture.  I found that the secret to getting the texture [Read More...]

Better Batter 46 days ago

Should Celiac Disease Be Considered a Disability?

 Mark As Read    

Last month, news broke of a class action lawsuit that could shake up the celiac world, or at least bring more attention to the growing health condition. A California woman filed a suit against the popular restaurant, P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, claiming that the restaurant is violating the civil and disability rights of its gluten-free [Read More......

Better Batter 46 days ago

Irish Cream Cupcakes

 Mark As Read    

We used a few basic easy to find ingredients to recreate the taste of Irish Cream in an extra moist, super delicious cupcake – top this cupcake with whipped cream. You can even add green sprinkles for a Saint Patrick's day treat. 1 package Better Batter Gluten Free Yellow Cake Mix 1 3/4 c cream [Read More...]

Better Batter 53 days ago

Gluten Free Ramen Dough

 Mark As Read    

One of my happiest childhood memories is eating the horrifying cup-noodles that came in the little Styrofoam cups, with a pack of sodium filled seasoning and a few sad freeze dried veggies on the top. I loved pouring the boiling water into the cup and could never wait the full three minutes to allow the [Read More...]

Better Batter 53 days ago

Love to Cook? Love to Take Photos? Love Free Product?

 Mark As Read    

We're looking for a couple of enthusiastic bakers with good photography skills to barter recipes/photos for free product. Each person will be responsible for making 6 new recipes per month with an assigned mix (i.e. brownie mix, yellow cake mix, etc). You'll need to be able to do the following: 1) Cook consistently – experienced [Read More......

Better Batter 53 days ago

Better Batter Kreplach (Jewish Dumplings)

 Mark As Read    

Kreplach are a traditional Jewish food – small triangular shaped pasta pockets filled with beef or chicken filling and boiled or sauteed. They are traditionally served at Purim, at the pre Yom Kippur meal1 and on the seventh day of Sukkot, but honestly they're amazing any time. If you like ravioli or potstickers, you love [Read More...]

Better Batter 57 days ago

THE DEFINITIVE Pillsbury Crescent Roll Clone

 Mark As Read    

There are a lot of great recipes for ‘pop can' crescent rolls out there – my original version of this recipe was pretty a pretty good one. But after reading through many, many "technical" documents from a certain doughboy's Parent Company to figure out exactly how to make the very best pop can clone, I [Read More...]...

Better Batter 61 days ago

Colleen’s Cheesecake

 Mark As Read    

Our girl Colleen is famous for coming up with luxurious recipes for her loved ones. This recipe, a delicious and velvety cheesecake, is a family Valentine's tradition for her family: every year Colleen bakes up a fabulous cheesecake and provides a variety of toppings for them to choose from. This versatile recipe pairs well withfruit, [Read More......

Better Batter 67 days ago

VDay Brownie Sandwich Hearts

 Mark As Read    

This neat little Vday recipe comes from our gal, Colleen Buckner, made adorable Mommy-and-Me versions of the recipe for her girls. Sweet strawberry-raspberry creme filling is sandwiched between tender brownie slices. Chill well for best texture. These also make great ‘ice cream' sandwiches, if you freeze them! BROWNIES 1 box Better Batter Fud...

Better Batter 67 days ago

4 Ingredient Crinkle Cookies

 Mark As Read    

Looking for a last minute treat to whip up for company? Our delicious chocolate cookies have a chewy exterior and moist, fudgy center. Best of all: these little treats are easy to make, with only four ingredients, and require no measuring! You can add extracts and other ‘mix' ins, if you like (such as chocolate [Read More...]

Better Batter 71 days ago

Girl Scout Clone: Do Si Dos

 Mark As Read    

Ranking as the fourth most popular Girl Scout Cookies, Do Si Dos are a long time fan favorite combination of crispy oat cookie and a peanut butter filling base. For our family, with multiple allergies (peanut, dairy, and gluten), there is no way to enjoy this delicious little cookie without making it ourselves. While there [Read More...]

Better Batter 74 days ago

Girl Scouts Clone: Thanks-A-Lot

 Mark As Read    

I had actually never heard of the Thanks-A-Lot cookie before this year – a shortbread cookie embossed with ‘thank you' in five languages and backed with a thin layer of chocolate. After toying around for a while, I came up with this allergen and vegan recipe – you'll have to let me know if it [Read More...]

Better Batter 74 days ago

Damaged Items Are Now Available!

 Mark As Read    

We got a bunch of slightly damaged items into the warehouse this week – snap them up at a discounted price!

Better Batter 74 days ago

Girl Scout Cookie Clone: Trefoils

 Mark As Read    

Trefoils are a quiet favorite of the available Girl Scout Cookie Flavors, coming in 5th place year to year in total cookie sales. This slightly salty, buttery shortbread is a great basic cookie and, is likely the base for all the other cookies we know and love. Use my allergy free, vegan Girl Scout Cookie [Read More...]

Better Batter 74 days ago

Girl Scout Cookie Clone: Samoas

 Mark As Read    

The second most popular Girl Scout cookie is the Samoa (also called Caramel deLites). Naturally, with gluten and dairy allergies in our house, if I ever want to eat these, I have to make them myself. If you are looking for a totally authentic, yummy, mostly allergen and corn free or vegan version, you will [Read More...]

Better Batter 79 days ago

Girl Scout Cookie Clone: Tagalongs

 Mark As Read    

The third most popular Girl Scout cookie is the Tagalong (also called Peanut Butter Patties). Naturally, with gluten, dairy, and peanut allergies in our house, if I ever want to eat these, I have to make them myself. After a lot of research and experimentation, I think I've cracked the Tagalong clone and have created [Read More...]

Better Batter 79 days ago

Girl Scout Cookie Clone: Lemonades

 Mark As Read    

I'm a huge fan of lemon flavored anything, and Girl Scout Lemonades are great. For a gluten/dairy free gal, it's torture to look longingly at the cookie catalog and see lemon cookies sitting just out of reach in their gluten and dairy goodness, so I thought I'd make some for myself. A a quick look [Read More...]

Better Batter 79 days ago

Girl Scout Cookie Shortbread Base

 Mark As Read    

Girl Scout Cookies are little bits of heaven available only once per year, and every year people fork over the equivalent of a mortgage for their favorite flavor. For those of us on gluten/dairy free or vegan diets, it's tough to be limited to only a few gluten free flavors, while we longingly gaze at [Read More...]

Better Batter 79 days ago

Product Review: Aldi Live Gfree Bread

 Mark As Read    

I'm always looking to save a few pennies on my grocery budget – food has gotten expensive in general, but for my family (the gluten-dairy-peanut-tree nut-semi soy-free family) it can be downright ridiculous. Fortunately the local real estate magnates decided to lease Aldi land to build a lovely store about 8 miles from my house. [Read More......

Better Batter 81 days ago

Non Traditional Gluten Free Resolutions for 2015

 Mark As Read    

Another year in the books already…can you believe it?!? And as we all know, with a new year, often comes a new round of resolutions. With nearly 1 in 2 Americans setting goals for the coming year, this is bound to be a hot topic. But let’s shake things up a bit this time, shall [Read More...]

Better Batter 95 days ago

Hot Joy Style Asian Hot Wings

 Mark As Read    

Every week we try a recipe from pinterest. We got this idea for hot wings from the world famous Hot Joy Crab Fat Hot wings recipe featured in Bon Appetit. We tweaked the recipe a bit, to make it easier and friendlier for a home cook. Everyone in our test kitchen agree that these are [Read More...]

Better Batter 95 days ago

White Chocolate Macadamia Coconut Cookies

 Mark As Read    

We've taken a traditional classic – white chocolate and macadamia nuts – and added our own twist to this delicious recipe – shredded coconut and dried pineapple! The result is a tropical cookie with a soft, delicate crumb. This delicious, moist cookie keeps well and is perfect for traveling, snacks, or after school activities. You...

Better Batter 95 days ago

Caramel Apple Bread Pudding

 Mark As Read    

Here's a warm and comforting dessert, perfect for cold winter nights, that is easy to put together and uses simple ingredients that can be found in most pantries. Caramel sauce and apples shine in this cinnamon-spiced, baked bread pudding. Serve warm or hot for best taste and texture. 1/4 cup butter or nondairy margarine, plus [Read More...]

Better Batter 95 days ago

5 Minute Dairy Free Death By Chocolate Fudge

 Mark As Read    

During the holiday season, we are always looking for easy recipes to make for large crowds. This dairy free chocolate fudge is rich and delicious and – best of all – can be made in less than five minutes! This was a fan favorite around the Poe house – maybe one of our favorite fudge [Read More...]

Better Batter 116 days ago

We Are Closed For The Holidays!

 Mark As Read    

We are closed until January 6, 2015, to allow our staff to rest and worship with their families.  Please check out the Inventory Close Out section of our site – there's a lot on sale and we're trying to fill demand by adding equivalent  items for any that sell out. I pray this holiday season [Read More...]

Better Batter 117 days ago

Last Minute Awesome Gift Idea: Jar Gifts!

 Mark As Read    

Christmas Gifts in a Jar: The Gluten Free Edition Christmas is less than a week away, and if you’re anything like me, you probably haven’t finished your shopping. Or if you’re actually me, you haven’t even started it!  Considering that nearly one-third of Americans are gluten free,  it’s likely you’ve got GF friends and family [Read More...]

Better Batter 121 days ago
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