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How gluten-free should be.

Learn to bake classic flatbreads, quick breads, yeasted breads, and sourdough at home.

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Gluten-Free Bread Basics is a comprehensive
4-week video-based course that teaches essential gluten-free baking skills to all eaters who want to add more variety and flavor to their menu rotation.


Whether you’re looking to improve your health or your know-how about gluten-free baking, the Gluten-Free Bread Basics course outfits you with the tools, recipes, and know-how to confidently bake, even if you claim that you “can’t bake.”

When you’re “gluten-free,” sometimes all you want is a sandwich. And not one that breaks into sad, dry crumbles with each pathetic bite. You want a burger with its bun… Bagels… English muffins… Toast with jam. You want normalcy.

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 breads as healthful, or edible. It’s time to say “goodbye” to heartbreaking baking failures and money-sucking recipe experiments, and “hello” to game-changing sandwich loaves, monkey bread, and tortillas.

The Gluten-Free Bread Basics course is designed to make everyone at the table happy whether you love burgers or broccoli. So, instead of talking about what you can and can’t eat, you can just eat.

This course is only available 2x per year.
Don’t wait to start baking gluten-free breads.


  • What’s in this plant-based, gluten-free baking course?

    Learn all the basics for baking gluten-free, egg-free flatbreads, quick breads, yeasted breads, and sourdough.

  • What’s in this plant-based, gluten-free baking course?

    Get XX practice recipes and XX Extra Recipes, plus BONUS Recipes so you always have gluten-free baking inspiration for every day.

  • What’s in this plant-based, gluten-free baking course?

    Learn how to shop like a gluten-free pro. Save money on ingredients, and master how to use up and store everything so nothing goes to waste.

  • What’s in this plant-based, gluten-free baking course?

    Get access to our ginormous Ingredient Index—learn all about and get tips for how to buy, store, prepare, substitute, and bake with loads of common gluten-free ingredients.

  • What’s in this plant-based, gluten-free baking course?

    Freedom to learn when you want—no zooms or live scheduled classes. Once modules go live, you can watch and practice when it’s best for you, stress free, for at least 12 months.

  • What’s in this plant-based, gluten-free baking course?

    Searching and organizing is easy—filter all course recipes by occasion, ingredients, meal type, and more with our exclusive Recipe Index.

  • What’s in this plant-based, gluten-free baking course?

    Print, save, and organize your recipes by creating easy custom shopping lists and recipe collections (ie: “The Weekly Rotation” or “Sam’s Birthday”).

  • What’s in this plant-based, gluten-free baking course?

    Learn how to put your own spin on every recipe with our substitution and variation suggestions—one recipe becomes many with our tips and tricks.

  • What’s in this plant-based, gluten-free baking course?

    Get all the measurements by weight and volume and use our “measurement converter” to upsize or downsize a recipe when needed.

  • What’s in this plant-based, gluten-free baking course?

    Your enrollment includes 12 months of membership to YumUniversity’s customizable, supportive platform.

    Membership also includes significant discounts on all future Courses and Recipe Bundles. Our members get special treatment and ongoing support for a lifetime of cooking and baking.

How does this online gluten-free baking course work?

  • Learn at your own pace with weekly training modules released over the course of 4 weeks.
  • All training is online, pre-recorded, and shared within our exclusive members-only site.
  • Each module contains easy-to-follow step-by-step recipes videos and transcripts, resources, recaps, and MP3s that you can access anytime/anywhere from your phone, tablet, or computer.
  • You’ll have access to “Office Hours” where you can ask questions and get support.
  • Life is busy, and there’s no pressure here—as a member you have access tothe course for 12 months (and the option to extend after that)—so, learn when it’s best for you.
  • Wanna look around? Get a free course tour—check out the recipes, syllabus, start date, FAQs, and more.

Enrollment includes:

XX learn-at-your-own-pace video lessons

X+ hours of video learning

Robust + customizable Recipe Index

Comprehensive + shoppable Ingredient Index

Once a student, always a student.

Get discounts on future courses, events, and exclusive offers

70+ total recipes

Access to a private community of good food cooks

Bread is back.
And it’s better than ever.

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Who should take Good Food Cooking Basics?

This online cooking course is for you if:

  • You think you “can’t cook.”
  • You’re busy with work, family, school, and life, but really want to cook more often.
  • You want to learn to cook from the comfort of home.
  • You want what you make at home to taste as good as it does at a restaurant.
  • You need to cook meals for various dietary needs and you don’t want to compromise flavor or create multiple meals.
  • You’re tired of spending so much money on delivery and eating out.
  • You wanna break out of the packaged food rut but don’t know how.
  • You want to cook more plant-based meals but you think it takes more time. (it doesn’t!) 
  • You want to have a happy relationship with cooking.
  • You want to take veggies from side dish to center stage.
  • You want to master basic knife skills, learn how to build flavor profiles, and feel good about cooking without recipes.
  • You want to spend less time watching cooking shows and more time actually cooking.


This online cooking course is NOT for you if:

  • You aren’t committed to learning how to cook or you’re already a pro in the kitchen—this course is for beginners who are passionate to learn.
  • You’re looking to study nutrition—this course is comprised of wholesome ingredients, but our focus is on cooking techniques.


Who teaches Good Food Cooking Basics?

The Gluten-Free Bread Basics course is led by Heather Crosby, founder of YumUniversity (Good Food Cooking School & Gluten-Free Baking Academy) and author of the books YumUniverse and YumUniverse Pantry to Plate.

Her work has been featured by, O, Oprah Magazine, Reader’s Digest, HGTV, NPR, and HuffPost, among others.

She’s dedicated to developing courses that change lives through cooking and baking. Whether you’re looking to improve your health or know-how about cooking and baking, YumUniversity helps you build the skills and confidence to get cooking and baking the way you’ve always wanted to. Heather focuses on sharing the possibilities for plant-based, gluten-free recipes for all eaters, whether you love burgers or broccoli.


This course is a judgment-free zone. We teach you how to bake classic plant-based, gluten-free breads not because they’re trendy, but because they’re versatile, delicious, and they make baking and eating more fun for all.


When you or someone you’re baking for goes “gluten-free,” making changes can seem like an impossible challenge. And what if you also want to avoid eggs, and other dairy? Well, Gluten-Free Bread Basics has you covered.

No more heading into the gluten-free flour aisle, scratching your head wondering “what flour is best for what?” Or “which one will I actually use instead of it collecting dust in the pantry?”

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

You don’t have to go through the trial and error, being unsure of how to use gluten-free alternatives, the disappointment of a recipe gone wrong, or feeling that burning FOMO at a BBQ when everyone is eating sliders with a bun. We’ve been there, and it’s why we created this course. You can have toast, bagels, tortillas, and sandwiches again in no time.

Being gluten-free is a culinary advantage. We’ll help you bake breads so good, you don’t need to “label” them at all.

Gluten-Free Bread Basics is a course designed to change lives, so join us and let’s get baking.



Stop Scrolling.
Start Baking.

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