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How gluten-free
should be.

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Join us again Spring 2019!

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No standing mixer or fancy tools needed

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Whole-grain, nutrient-rich ingredients

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Gluten-free & dairy-free (no eggs)

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No guar gum, xanthan gum, or unpronounceable ingredients

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No dry, cardboard texture

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Incredible flavor everyone loves

When you’re “gluten-free,” sometimes all you want is a cookie again.

One that you can dip into a glass of milk.

A cookie that makes you smile.

And when we’re making cookies for others, we want to confidently serve them in mixed-diet company and hear “I want another one of those!”

Being “gluten-free” shouldn’t feel like punishment. It shouldn’t be about cutting nutritional corners either—trying to pass off fiber-void, starchy, sawdusty, just-plain-strange cookies as healthful, or edible.

With our self-paced, online gluten-free cookies course, you can say “goodbye” to heartbreaking baking failures and money-sucking recipe experiments, and “hello” to game-changing peanut butter cookies, buttery shortbread, and crispy, lace-y florentines!

We outfit you with the know-how and tools so you can confidently bake in the comfort of your own kitchen, even if you claim that you “can’t bake.”

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Heather Crosby

Founder of YumUniverse.com and Good Food Cooking Club, author of YumUniverse and YumUniverse Pantry to PlateHeather has developed over 700 plant-inspired, gluten-free recipes and shared them with thousands of folks all over the world.

Now, she’s sharing her know-how to solve the biggest hurdles for gluten-free folk: proper baked goods like delicious breads and crave-worthy classic cookies.

Her work has been featured by Oprah.com, O, Oprah Magazine, Reader’s Digest, HGTV, NPR “It’s Your Health,” HuffPost, Design*Sponge, among others. She’s also talked/presented at Wanderlust and Taste Talks.

When you go “gluten-free,” making changes can seem like an impossible challenge. What if you also want to avoid eggs, and other dairy? This course has you covered there, too.

With the Classic Cookies 101 Course, you’ll experience richer taste, greater texture, and more nutrition than you ever have before in a cookie.

No more making apologies for serving “gluten-free” cookies to others.

No more trying to convince yourself that store-bought, gluten-free cookies are as good as conventional cookies.

Say “goodbye” to having a bloated belly if you want a treat.

Turn “this tastes weird” into enthusiastic requests like “another one, please?!”

Never compromise on tradition, taste, or nutrition again when it comes to cookies.

Take control of your health, build confidence in your baking skills, and ultimately, feel normal again.

What’s Inside?

13 video lessons organized into 1 comprehensive, self-paced, instant-access baking module—you set the pace for learning, we provide the tools and recipes you need.

The Goods

Your enrollment includes:

  • 13 learn-at-your-own-pace video lessons
  • 13 classic cookie recipes
  • Long-term access to the course
  • Access to Community Classmates Group
  • Easy shopping links with each module
  • 3 BONUS recipes!

Let’s get real.

Years of ingredient and recipe testing, research, baking hours and elbow grease went into the development of this course and the game-changing secrets it contains are better for it.

Think of the time and money you’ll save in exploration.

You didn’t have to head into the gluten-free flour aisle, scratching your head as you wondered “what flour is best for what?” Or “which one will I actually use instead of it collecting dust in the pantry?”

All of the trial and error, being unsure of how to use gluten-free alternatives, the disappointment of a recipe gone wrong, feeling that burning FOMO at that special event where everyone is enjoying cookies with their coffee—these obstacles, frustrations, and struggles can really add up.

Not to worry. We have your back. Heather has been there, and it’s why she created the GFBA and this course. She’s written two books and has developed over 600 gluten-free recipes.

You can tie on an apron and leap over the learning curve. With Heather as your guide, you can have all the classic cookie recipes you need (dairy-free and gluten-free!) at your fingertips.

Learn from a gluten-free baking pro and reap the delicious rewards.

    What GFBA students are saying:

  • GFBA has enriched my table beyond my wildest dreams!

  • Thank you, GFBA, for putting in the time, money, and effort it took to make our part easy!

  • Heather’s tone is relaxed and conversational, like having a friend in your kitchen, saying “I’m going to instruct you but you’re going to do the work. I’ll be here.”

  • Heather was outstanding. Her personal touch and approach made for a supportive learning environment.

  • Hugest compliments to Heather’s step-by-step teaching and outstanding recipes!

Cookies are back. And they’re better than ever.

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