DUNEDIN - March 28, 2012 – Nature’s Food Patch has scheduled a new chef to teach gluten-free cooking classes in their café on the second Saturday of each month at 3pm.
Kicinski will be demonstrating some of her amazing recipes each month in the café at Nature’s Food Patch, 1225 Cleveland Street, Clearwater, FL. Her debut class is on Saturday, May 12th @ 3pm. There is no fee for these classes but there is limited seating so those who are interested are encouraged to come early!
Carol Kicinski thinks of herself as a professional recipe developer as her best selling cookbook, Simply…Gluten Free Desserts (Thomas Dunne Books, 2011) is rich with150 delectable recipes for cupcakes, cookies pies, sweet breads, puddings, cakes and ice creams – all gluten-free and many dairy-free as well. Carol has just released her second cookbook this month, Simply…Gluten Free Quick Meals (Thomas Dunne Books, April 2012), has recently completed contributing recipe development for Cooking Light – The Gluten-Free Cookbook (Cooking Light, 2011), is a monthly contributor to Martha Stewart’s Whole Living and has developed her own high quality pastry gluten-free flour blend for all applications including breads. She has cooked and presented gluten free episodes monthly on Daytime TV, a nationally syndicated morning show since 2009.
About Nature’s Food Patch
Nature‘s Food Patch Market & Café (est. 1987) is a 22,000 SF USDA Certified Organic independent natural foods community grocery store & café located on Cleveland Street in Clearwater, FL. The store has been enthusiastically embraced by the health minded community and is known for its commitment to organic foods, quality natural products, community involvement and health education. The Clearwater Chamber of Commerce has just named Nature’s Food Patch as the winner of their Large Business of the Year Award for 2012. Their vision is to serve and inspire their community in order to build a healthier world. For more information, please visit www.naturesfoodpatch.com.
About Carol Kicinski
Diagnosed with gluten intolerance over 20 years ago, Carol Kicinski then founded Simply Gluten Free in 2007 as a gluten-free recipe and lifestyle blog and website – her fans have made it Google’s #1 page “gluten free” site. Its purpose is to educate, assist and inspire those with celiac disease or intolerance to gluten, dairy, peanut, grain or other allergenic elements, and also those with vegetarian, vegan and raw preferences.
To date, she has motivated millions to live HAPPY allergen-free lives! Carol’s core philosophy is “Look at the world of food in terms of what I CAN eat – not what I can’t!” Her recipe motto is “Gluten-free recipes that are not just "good for gluten-free" but just plain GOOD, period!!”
Being at the center of the heart-beat of the gluten-free health sector, she is an advocate who represents the industry - addressing its growth, marketing and consumer attitudes.
Fun, interesting, accomplished and adventurous, Carol’s simplest passion is making “that great recipe” and having someone else make it, and love it!
SIMPLY GLUTEN FREE is a food blog and website serving the gluten-free community, founded and operated by Carol Kicinski – a professional Recipe Developer, TV Personality and Cookbook Author. The Website provides hundreds of recipes, cooking tips and techniques, news, beginners instructions, giveaways, and product recommendations to help people facing the challenges of celiac and gluten-intolerance live a life of abundance instead of restrictions. Carol also founded the Gluten Free Global Community – a group of over 300 Gluten Free Bloggers Worldwide. Carol publishes a very popular monthly newsletter – Simply Gluten Free – and is socially active on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/SimplyGlutenFree and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/#!/simplyglutenfre