Heather Butt, P.H.Ec and Donna Washburn, P.H.Ec, both professional home economists with honors food science degrees, are acknowledged experts in the field of gluten-free recipe development and bread machine baking. They met while college professors in the field of foods and nutrition and began their business, Quality Professional Services.
Previous to becoming bestselling cookbook authors they worked for many manufacturers of small appliances developing recipes for bread machines, operated a call center for a yeast company and became spokespersons for yeast and flour companies. Working together in their test kitchen they enjoy the added challenge of developing recipes for gluten-free products that are nutritious and as close to wheat as possible in both flavor and texture. They strive to provide recipes the whole family will find enjoyable. Heather lives in Brockville, Ontario and Donna lives in Mallorytown, Ontario.