Berry Good Times Are Upon Us

Jillian Brazel,
Pastry Chef

bigstock Strawberries In ChocolateStrawberry season is coming, so look for pies, parfaits, and crisps! Don't forget to order cake for your graduate!

Strawberry season is just around the comer and with it comes lots of delicious treats! Strawberry-rhubarb pies and strawberry cream pies will be on the shelves again, along with strawberry shortcake parfaits and strawberry rhubarb crisp (which is wheat-free and vegan!). Also, be sure to check out our handmade shortcake biscuits, sold next to the fresh berries in the produce department. Add some whipped topping of your choice, and make the most of strawberry season! Do you know a graduate who loves cake but has dietary restrictions? We'd love to help! We can offer wheat-free, vegan, and nut-free options, in a variety of cake and frosting flavors, all available for special order. We can custom decorate it with a message just for your special grad, too! Give us a call at the Bakehouse, 607.273.5069, and leave the rest to us!

 

Call the Bakery: 607-273-5069

Bakery News

GreenStar's Bakery Expands Wheat-Free Offerings

By Kristie Snyder, 

GreenLeaf Editor

wheat-free-dessertsYou know a diet is popular when a Google search returns over 12 million results, as it does for "gluten free diet." Compare that with "vegan diet," which turns up a paltry 2.6 million. It's clear that people are increasingly avoiding wheat products and gluten, the stretchy protein found in wheat and many of its relatives. Many who avoid gluten have been diagnosed with celiac disease, in which gluten consumption can cause intestinal inflammation and damage the lining of the intestines. Others experience wheat allergies or intolerances, which can lead to a host of symptoms.

Ten years ago, finding gluten- or wheat-free baked goods could be a real challenge, and finding ones that tasted good proved even more difficult. But a trip to GreenStar's bakery case today yields over two dozen delicious wheat- or gluten-free options.

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