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, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Raw Gravy – Recipe

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Raw Gravy – Recipe

This is a gluten-free, grain-free version of a diet staple. Top this over mashed potatoes and your meat or meat substitute of choice. Yum! INGREDIENTS: 1 c cashews (soaked 4 hrs and drained) ¾ c crimini mushrooms 2 ½ c filtered water 2 tsp lemon juice 2 garlic cloves 2 ½ tsp gluten-free Tamari sauce […]

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Gluten-Free,Dairy-Free, Grain-Free Nacho “Cheese” – Recipe

Gluten-Free,Dairy-Free, Grain-Free Nacho “Cheese” – Recipe

The perfect afterschool snack or movie time treat. Dip your favorite gluten-free chips and crackers into this! INGREDIENTS: 1 med red bell pepper, seeded and rough chopped 2 tbsp paprika 1 tsp chipotle powder 2 tbsp lime juice 1 ½ c water 1 tsp ground cumin 2 tsp sea salt 3 tbsp nutritional yeast 2 […]

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Raw Vegan Apple Pie

Raw Vegan Apple Pie

Apple pie is a classic dessert, perfect for any special occasion or holiday. This gluten-free, grain-free version is made from raw ingredients and is dairy-free. Make sure to top it off with some delicious dairy-free Coconut Whipped “Cream.” Step 1: Pecan Crumble (Prepare first.) INGREDIENTS 1 ½ c pecans (pieces or whole) 2 tsp honey […]

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Anne Byrn – Unbelievably Gluten-Free Cookbook – Book Tour

Anne Byrn – Unbelievably Gluten-Free Cookbook – Book Tour

I am really excited It’s already coming up on those cozy holidays we all love. I am also excited because this means it’s time for Anne Byrn’s Book Blog Tour! Anne Byrn is one hell of a lady who has written plenty of cookbooks to know what she is doing. With her releases of “The […]

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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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Probiotics: An Answer to Celiac Disease?

Probiotics: An Answer to Celiac Disease?

Celiac disease, an autoimmune reaction to gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley, affects about one percent of the population and 3 million Americans. In spite of this statistic, the disease remains one of the least-researched autoimmune disorders and is in fact the only one not supported by government funding. In the face […]

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Gluten-Free, Paleo, Dairy-Free Mashed Turnips – Recipe

Gluten-Free, Paleo, Dairy-Free Mashed Turnips – Recipe

(serves 8 ) I find a lot of people making cauliflower mashed ” potatoes” these days. Another fun recipe you can make when you are craving that sort of food is mashed turnips. Although it has a very distinct taste ,unlike the cauliflower, I find it rather tasty. It is a great side dish. INGREDIENTS […]

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High Voltage Paleo Gluten-Free Stuffed Peppers – Recipe

High Voltage Paleo Gluten-Free Stuffed Peppers – Recipe

     If you are participating in the Whole Life Challenge with Crossfit High Voltage or following the paleo diet this one’s for you.     When trying to follow a healthy diet you have to mix things up enough or food turns into a necessity instead of a pleasure like it used to be. It can […]

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Nonresponsive Celiac Disease Explained

Nonresponsive Celiac Disease Explained

You’ll often hear me say that those of us diagnosed with celiac disease should be grateful for a couple of reasons. First of all, of the estimated 3 million Americans with the disease, only 3% of them have been lucky be correctly diagnosed. Secondly, once diagnosis has been made, treatment is simple and non-medicative—the gluten-free […]

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