Gluten Free and Fantastic

There’s No Gluten...and No One Knows. That’s the motto of Local Oven, a 100% gluten-free bakery based in the Dallas area. And I promise that they live up to their motto. For the last year Local Oven, has focused on creating delicious baked goods to help fill the needs of often overlooked basics like breads and buns in a variety of flavors.

Local Oven owner, Linda Fitzerman, was diagnosed with gluten intolerance three and a half years ago, which meant no more wheat, barley or rye. The ingredients found in nearly everything, especially breads. She recounts her first visit to the grocery after her diagnosis “I went to the grocery store and loaded up my cart with everything I could eat. It was disappointing.” With that in mind Linda set out to create products that were superior in texture and taste to every other gluten-free product on the market, and her customers sing her praises loud and clear. On their website there are plenty of testimonials, but one from Jeanette might sum it up best “My definition of awesome, delicious, scrumptious buns, rolls, and pita bread is found at Local Oven. I am telling everyone that I know.”

The best part for any person now regulated to a gluten-free diet is that you will relish each bite of a hamburger or hotdog as you remember, with buns just how they should be, light, airy, springy and doesn’t fall apart. And gluten eaters, don’t let the words gluten free deter you, the products are great. So much so, that many in our office quickly said after tasting “Is this really gluten-free?!?”

Local Oven is a Central Market exclusive available in the frozen section, and at restaurants around the state, to learn more visit the Local Oven website.

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5 Comment(s):

Delbert Bassett wrote on 5/24/2015 9:58:01 PM

Do you carry hulled barley in the bulk food section?

Donna E wrote on 2/12/2013 6:13:48 PM

If you have celiac disease, or even if you have wheat allergies, you will have to try Linda's bread. It is so much better than any other GF bread I have tried. Even in a restaurant, I KNOW when they serve GF bread if it is from the Local Oven. To me, Local Oven is the best thing to happen to Dallas grocery stores in a long time!!

Vanessa Schmid wrote on 1/28/2013 10:03:26 PM

I've been shopping at Local Oven for almost a year now, and I can say first hand that their products are top notch. The baguettes and onion rolls are my favorites.

Cecilia wrote on 1/25/2013 10:37:39 AM

I'll definitely check it out. While I have not been diagnosed with gluten intolerance, I find my joints feel better when I steer clear of it. And, honestly, making my own gluten free baked goods is a pain in the buns. So, to have someone do the hard part for me is "aces" in my book. Thanks CM for thinking about all your customers and their needs.

Yolanda S. wrote on 1/24/2013 11:18:31 AM

I am so excited about this! I know several people that have the need for gluten free products including me.

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