A Visual Guide to Steak Buying

A Visual Guide to Steak Buying

  Chuck, rib, round, tenderloin. Where do we start? What is best BBQed? What is the cheapest? Cows are very large animals. It can feel daunting to try and figure out which kind of meat to buy for which gluten free meal. Although I do not eat beef daily, I do enjoy a good steak […]

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Traveling Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Paleo in Europe- A Journey

Traveling Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Paleo in Europe- A Journey

I am off on my adventure to Europe for a couple weeks. I am wishing myself the best of luck of not getting cross contaminated and staying healthy my entire trip. I think I am going to do pretty good. Any tips are greatly appreciated! I will be sure to share all my experiences of […]

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What’s All This Talk about Xanthan Gum?

What’s All This Talk about Xanthan Gum?

What is xanthan gum anyway? A fundamental gluten-free baking ingredient, xanthan gum appears in many of our store-bought gluten-free goodies and in our recipes, so it’s about time you learn more about it! Classified as a polysaccharide, a type of carbohydrate, xanthan gum is found in foods, cosmetics, and industrial substances. It is made through […]

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Gluten-Free Travel Site: A Resource for Gluten-Free Travelers

Gluten-Free Travel Site: A Resource for Gluten-Free Travelers

If you’re anything like me, or the average American in fact, you probably like to get away and travel every now and then. The demands of your work may even lead you to travel rather frequently. No matter why or how often, traveling can be an important part of your life even if you are […]

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Gluten-Digesting Enzyme Product: A Must for Celiacs

Gluten-Digesting Enzyme Product: A Must for Celiacs

I’d like to recommend a product for my readers and welcome any feedback you have. Gluten Sensitivity Formula, developed by Advanced Bionutritionals, is an advanced gluten-digesting enzyme product, which is a must for celiacs and gluten-sensitive people. Sometimes, no matter how diligent you are in your gluten-free diet, accidental ingestion of gluten happens. That’s why […]

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Study Shows Quinoa May Not Be Safe for Celiacs

Study Shows Quinoa May Not Be Safe for Celiacs

Quinoa has been gaining popularity as a substitute for grains among celiacs. People write in a lot about this high-protein wonder seed, it’s in tons of gluten-free recipes, and you can find it in  gluten-free pastas, baked goods, and other wheat alternatives.      Testing at gluten levels usually less than 20 ppm, quinoa has been […]

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Restaurant Awareness Program For Diners, Like You and Me

Restaurant Awareness Program For Diners, Like You and Me

Although there are people who adhere to a gluten-free diet who don’t suffer from gluten issues, many of us are celiac, meaning that even the smallest exposure to gluten can make us quite ill. An estimated 3 million Americans suffer from celiac disease, an autoimmune reaction to gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye, and […]

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Avoid Cross-Contamination of Gluten with Toast-It Bags

Avoid Cross-Contamination of Gluten with Toast-It Bags

In making a kitchen safe for celiacs, I recommend purchasing a new toaster specially designated for gluten-free use, which can be invaluable in avoiding cross-contamination. But what about when you’re traveling or eating over at someone’s house?  Now you can avoid cross-contamination with an innovative product called Toast-It Reusable Toaster Bags, which are convenient not […]

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Distilled Beverages and Gluten

Distilled Beverages and Gluten

Distilled beverages, alcohol, and vinegars are gluten-free. Distilled alcohol is also known as “spirits” or “liquor” and comes from distilling fermented foods such as grain, fruit, and vegetables. According to Living Without, research shows that gluten peptides are too large to make it through the distillation process. Watch out for liqueurs, though, which are distilled […]

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Gling.com: Check It Out!

Gling.com: Check It Out!

Gling.com is another GF resource, divided into four helpful parts. First is the Community, not unlike the social network sites which have been growing increasingly popular, such as Facebook and MySpace. Studies have shown that one of the main reasons why some celiac patients can’t stay gluten-free is that they don’t have a support group […]

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