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Our Gluten Free Family Kirstin
Worked at Our Gluten Free Family
Attended Hunter College
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funny fun friday video!
This is a pretty funny video about how people react when you tell them you can't eat gluten. It's a little bit of a dig at the people with gluten intolerance (which is actually a serious medical condition for some people) but...
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We LOVE this spicy garlic bread with hummus, sliced tomatoes, steamed yellow squash, wilted spinach and peas!
Earth balance and olive oil give this garlic bread a hint of buttery flavor. We have decided Schar baguettes makes the best garlic bread--but you can use your favorite gluten free french bread. You might have extra garlic but...
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A carrot cake hemp seed smoothie for easter morning...
Need an Easter treat that is low in sugar but tasty and nutritious?  This carrot cake hemp seed smoothie has the sweetness and spice of carrot cake—but the protein and omega 3s in the hemp seeds make it a nutritious smoot...
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Happy Valentine's Day! Lucky me to receive a stunning box of assorted chocolates that are certified gluten free, dairy free and ORGANIC!!!
My husband loves to surprise me with gluten free sweet treats on Valentine's Day. Lucky me to   be given this beautiful box of luxury chocolates from Amore di Mona. Theses certified  gluten free, vegan chocolates are 80% coco...
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This angle adjust knife sharpener is AMAZING!
The Kitchen IQ Knife Sharpener is easy to use and will sharpen the dullest knife to a honed perfection. "There is nothing more dangerous than a dull knife" I always say. Dull knives are a hazard because of the extra force you...
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NYC Snow Day Photos from Our Gluten Free Family...
From the snow piled on the stone wall outside my window, it looks like about 10 inches--enough to make NYC a winter wonderland for sledding but not enough to be the blizzard that was predicted. Bill DeBlassio’s canceling scho...
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My Mason Jar Salad recipe! with link to the book Mason Jar Salads and More by Julia Mirabella!
Mason Jar Salads and More: 50 Layered Lunches to Grab and Go by Jilia Mirabella is an inspiring book about how to pack a healthy and nutritious lunch in a salad jar! It’s a great book with many inspiring ideas. I recommend bu...
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Beyond 20 ppm!!! Udi's, Van's waffles, Purdue chicken, Murray's chicken and Enjoy Life all are certified using this logo!
Q: Can you tell me about the Certified Gluten Free logo with a GF inside a circle? What company is in charge of the certification?  A: The Certified Gluten Free logo is given to products by the Gluten Free Certification Or...
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Valentine's Day is over but you can make these decadent chocolate recipes all year long! I wrote an article on the importance of zinc for growth and development for this issue!
Check out Gluten Free and More's January/February 2015 issue for an article I wrote on the importance of zinc. The issue also includes  Food Blogger's Best Recipes that includes my blog! And decadent chocolate recipes that yo...
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Upgrade your slow cooker to this VitaClay Slow Cooker which looks better than most slow cookers out there!
"Do you know of any slow cookers that are made without aluminum or teflon" is a question I have been asked repeatedly over the years. It took me a while to find a non-toxic slow cookeer, but the VitaClay VM790 Smart Organic M...
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Fresh & Co. opened on my corner and they have an AMAZING selection of gluten free options...Including this quinoa bowl with kale, brussel sprouts and tofu!
Fresh and Co. opened on my corner a few weeks ago and there is an amazing selection of gluten options available—naturally gluten free salads, freshly prepared quinoa or rice bowls, hot soups, desserts and snacks.  Most amazi...
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A quick tip from Your Personal Foodie's Jill Hopler about storing herbs! To contact Jill see her website at YourPersonalFoodie.com
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Occupation
Writer/Photographer/Blogger/Mom
Skills
cooking, writing, photography, nutrition
Employment
  • Our Gluten Free Family
    Writer/Photographer, 2007
  • Hunter College
    Printshop Manager, 2000
  • Le Bernardin
    Garde Manger/Pastry, 1990
  • Barefoot Contessa
    Bread Baker, 1988
Basic Information
Gender
Female
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Artist/Photographer/Cook/Mom/Writer
Introduction
Kirstin Boncher, BFA, MFA with a degree from the French Culinary Institute is a cook, photographer and mother  who created the blog www.ourGFfamily.com to share her story, life, research and recipes with other gluten free families. Kirstin lives in Manhattan, NYC with her two gluten free children, her gluten free husband and her black lab, Kathy. Kirstin also writes for www.mylifewithfoodallergies.com/index/author/kirstinb.
Bragging rights
Baked bread for Ina Garten at the Barefoot Contessa, cooked at Le Bernardin, now cooking for my two GF kids.
Education
  • Hunter College
    Painting, 1992 - 1999
    BFA, MFA in painting. Summa cum laude.
  • Taft School
    1984 - 1987
    High school