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Hi, I'm so glad you stopped by!

And I'm even more excited to help you!

Whether you are new to baking gluten free or a are a seasoned baker, Zest For Baking has the info you need to navigate baking gluten free easily and with the least amount of confusion possible.

So nice to meet you

I'm Christine - a gluten free baker from Texas and author of the blog Zest For Baking. This blog is filled with tried and true recipes, helpful baking tips and even some reviews of products. Although we primarily focus on gluten free baking recipes and tips, we'll occasionally throw in a review or a product that is too amazing not to share. So we do have a wide variety of information. Are you ready to take a tour of the most requested information?!

1. Resources Not to Miss:

Gluten free flour mix

Check out the Zest for Baking flour mix, which is a great mix to have on hand for quickly making these biscuits and these breadsticks, plus we use it A LOT. It's a wonderful, economical mix to have on hand. 

Making substitutions

Xanthan gum is prevalent in GF foods, but what if you want to avoid it and use something else instead?

And then there's also this list of alternatives to xanthan gum to check out.

Where to buy the ingredients when substituting for xanthan gum and guar gum.

Find out how to substitute potato starch and potato flour 

New to GF?

Gluten free terms and ingredients can be confusing. Start with these 50 terms for GF baking.

Then check out this easy recipe for banana muffins that turn out delicious every time!

When yeast bead is calling your name, check out this white bread that has no dairy or xanthan gum either!

traditional gluten free white bread sliced on a black cutting board.

2. Download your 15 Tried-and-True Recipes!

These are 15 of my best recipes

Plus you'll get my weekly emails with helpful baking tips and recipes in every one. No fluff, just techniques to help you bake mouthwatering breads, rolls, biscuits, muffins and more!

3. Let's connect...

I'd love to hear from you, so join me over on Pinterest, Facebook or Instagram (or all 3!) to hear about my latest baking classes, recipes I'm testing and what's going on in the world of baking.

Find just the thing you're craving right when you want it!

Follow and share! I post a couple recipes every day on my Facebook page.

Sweet and savory bread pictures - yum!

4. Check out my recipes!

Enjoy sweet breads and cakes and pillow soft, pull-apart yeast breads...

One more thing...

I am beyond excited that you're here, checking out everything Zest For Baking has to offer. I really am. If there is anything specific that you're looking for and can't find or just need a little help, please let me know. I am always happy to help!

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