Celiac Awareness Month

Celiac Awareness Month

With May being the official celiac awareness month, I wanted to dedicate a post to just that. Maybe I will clarify for some of you some things you never knew or some things you have forgotten. First off, celiac disease is NOT a food allergy. It isn’t something you can “outgrow”. Celiac disease is one […]

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A Healthier Gluten-Free Sweetener – ZenSweet

A Healthier Gluten-Free Sweetener – ZenSweet

As you know, I am constantly developing recipes and finding new ways to make my favorite dishes; and I’m always on the look-out for healthier gluten-free alternatives. I came across a healthier gluten-free sweetener called ZenSweet and had to take a moment to tell you about it. First of all, it measures and tastes just […]

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Nick and the Shrinking Inner Spaceship- Book Review

Nick and the Shrinking Inner Spaceship- Book Review

A lot of change has occurred in the gluten-free community and field in the last few years. Even since I was diagnosed 6 years ago a lot has happened. More and more young kids are getting diagnosed correctly with celiac disease. This means for them, that they get to skip the years and years of physical discomfort, emotional […]

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Pam MacD’s – A Friendly Gluten Free Market Pt.1

Pam MacD’s – A Friendly Gluten Free Market Pt.1

With celiac disease awareness on the rise we are all hearing about more and more gluten-free products. Now that we have so many gluten-free companies where do we go to get them? Sure, there is that little three foot area of items at the grocery store but if you are like me you look it […]

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Happy Birthday Tina Turbin!

Happy Birthday Tina Turbin!

  Happy Birthday to my wonderful mother and partner Tina Turbin! I made some gluten-free, grain-free vanilla marshmallows with chocolate ganache for you! Recipe to follow soon.     Miranda Jade Turbin www.GlutenFreeHelp.info

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Gluten Free Help at a Science Fair!

Gluten Free Help at a Science Fair!

I had the wonderful opportunity to be involved and help a young man out in his quest to achieve success and stature in his local Science fair, not to mention have success with his endeavors in his gluten free baking. Let’s see his questions and how we can not only help him but all of […]

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Autism-Vaccine Author Defends His Research

Autism-Vaccine Author Defends His Research

Dr. Andrew Wakefield, who published a study in 1998 about the possible link between autism and vaccines which was subsequently questioned and discredited by the medical community, has defended his work in an interview on CNN. Dr. Wakefield’s work has been discredited over the past several years, and ten of the eleven doctors who were […]

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My struggle with Dermatitis Herpetiformis (DH)

My struggle with Dermatitis Herpetiformis (DH)

Seeing as today is my Birthday, I wanted to share with you all a personal story of mine. It has now been 5 years since I was diagnosed with celiac disease. My health is back to normal and although I still struggle from time to time I am doing so much better.I hope my following […]

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The Only Treatment for Celiac Disease and Dermatitis Herpetiformis

The Only Treatment for Celiac Disease and Dermatitis Herpetiformis

Celiac patients and those with Dermatitis Herpetiformis (DH) (the “gluten rash”) have only one treatment option for their condition, but luckily it’s simple, effective, and non-medicinal. According to the Canadian Celiac Association (CCA), this treatment is “a STRICT GLUTEN-FREE DIET FOR LIFE.” DH patients may also use the drug Dapsone to suppress their symptoms. As […]

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Dermatitis Herpetiformis (DH): What Is It?

Dermatitis Herpetiformis (DH): What Is It?

Dermatitis herpetiformis (DH), also known as the “gluten rash,” is “a blistering, intensely itchy skin rash.” Usually symmetrical in shape, it’s most commonly located on the elbows, scalp, knees, buttocks, and upper back. According to the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology (AOCD), people can experience the rash on other parts of the body and severity […]

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