WHERE TO FIND GLUTEN-FREE FOOD
2955 Kirby at W. Alabama (713/520-1937; 11144 Westheimer at Wilcrest (713/784-7776); 6401 Woodway at Voss (713/789-4477); 4004 Bellaire Blvd. (713/667-4090) at Westland. Specialize in organic fruits & vegetables; good selection of GF products and bread. Our New Member Packet lists many GF products available at some Whole Foods Markets.
Ranch Creek-Natural Food Market: 13211 Memorial Drive, just east of Wilcrest. Phone:(713) 467-8900. Owner Ron Babendure stocks different GF foods (from those at Whole Foods) and is very responsive to gluten-free needs.
- Kroger Signature Grocery Stores: Some large "Signature" stores have a section (Natures Market) for special "health food," including gluten-free cereals, flours, mixes and cookies and crackers; and Amyís frozen products (not all are GF). Houston New Member Packet gives list of GF products available at some Krogerís. To ascertain GF product information call: 713-507-4800 (Houston); or 800-632-6900. Unfortunately, these stores seem to be eliminating some GF products and adding more low-carb products that are not necessarily gluten free. Beware.
- Fiesta Grocery Stores: Most large Fiestas carry gluten-free cereals, flours and crackers. Also, check out the ethnic food departments for other special items.
- Randallís: (now owned by Safeway) Some stores may carry Brazos Bottom Mills Rice four, Manischewitz Potato Starch and broths (ethnic section), and some Health Valley products.
- Central Market: 3815 Westheimer at Weslayan. 713/386-1700.
- CAKES BY MONICA: Gluten-free gourmet decorated cakes. Call Monica Rogers to order at 281/998-2569. Monica lives in Pasadena, TX.
- GLUTEN-FREE HOUSTON: Phone (713) 784-7122. All gluten-free bakery. Many deliveries in the greater Houston area. Store is at 1014 Wirt, Suite 200, Houston 77055. Phone the shop to find out if products are delivered near your area. Many Saturday morning tastings. www.glutenfreehouston.com
- MARYíS GLUTEN FREE: A new dedicated gluten-free bakery, at 14641 Gladebrook Drive, Houston 77068; phone: (713) 855-0365. The location is near FM 1960 and Steubner/Airline Drive.
- Natural Liís Healthy Pantry and Chandlerís Kitchen: 7710 Cherry Park Dr., Houston, TX 77095; Phone: (281) 858-6175
- ERMA'S Nutrition Center & Natural Foods Market: 18045 Upper Bay Rd., Nassau Bay, TX 77058 (281/333-4746). E-mail: email@example.com Owner: Ellen Milstead. Ener-G, Kinnickinnick products, and more.
- ALL NATURAL FOODS: 6768 C Spencer, Pasadena, TX 77505 (281/991-6239). Buddy Welter, Owner
- NATURAL KITCHEN: 4145 West Lake Houston Parkway, Kingwood, TX 77339 -- Phone: 281/361-8816 -- Judy Redding, Owner
- CHAMPIONS HEALTH FOOD: 5215-B FM 1960 West, at Glen Erica, Houston, TX 77069 -- Phone: 281/440-9709 -- Beverly Deputy, Owner
- AMERICAN HEALTH FOODS: 21202 SH 249, 77070 (Tomball Pkwy. @ Louetta) -- Phone: 281/257-5511.
- Gluten-Free, Wheat-free products available by:Frozen Kinnikinnick Products, Shar, Mauk Family Farms - Raw Flax Seed Crisps, Cloud 9 Coconut Bars, Glutino, Lundberg Rice Crisps, Lara Bara, SoyFree coffee alternative, Glutano, Arrowhead Mills cereal, Perkey's cereals, Tinkayada Pastas; and more....
- THE BAKERíS RACK: in Angleton, TX 77515. Website: www.gfbakersrack.com . GF currently available: Moist Fudge Brownie Mix, Original Coating & Breading Mix, Southern Style Cornbread Mix, Devilís Food Cake Mix, Yellow Dream Cake Mix, Seasoned Coating and Breading Mix, Pancake & Waffle Mix. Order GF products from The Bakerís Rack & contact Katherine Calvert at 979/849-6633, X-705, or 1-800/332-1760, or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org .
On-line "grocery stores"
- Bette Hagman - The Gluten-Free Gourmet series of cookbooks.
"The Gluten-Free Gourmet",
"The Gluten-Free Gourmet Bakes Bread," The Gluten-Free Gourmet Cooks Comfort Foods" and others. Basic cookbooks to start gluten-free diet with.
- Carol Fenster, Ph.D.: www.savorypalate.com; Cookbooks for wheat-free, gluten-free recipes, with good appendix with substitutions for other food sensitivities. "Cooking Free"(no gluten, dairy, or eggs) and "Gluten-Free Quick and Easy"(2007) among others.
- Connie Sarros: www.gfbooks.homestead.com/gfdiets.html; "Wheat-Free Gluten-Free Reduced Calorie Cookbook," "Recipes for Special Diets," Cookbook for Kids and Busy Adults," Newly-Diagnosed Survival Guide," and more...
- Gluten-Free Mama: www.glutenfreemama.com; Specializing in GF flour blends and recipes. "Gluten Free Mamaís Best Baking Recipes Cookbook"
MORE PRODUCT INFORMATION AVAILABLE IN HOUSTON "NEW MEMBER PACKET".
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