Birch Benders- Featured Guest Company

Birch Benders- Featured Guest Company

  Traveling with a celiac and gluten-free household or individual can have its challenges. Although gluten-free products are much easier to find these days I always try to pack my tried and true snacks I know will will be appreciated, consumed and that certainly pack and travel well. I knew without a doubt I had to […]

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Brazi Bites – Food Review

Brazi Bites – Food Review

It’s always nice to come across a new up and coming gluten-free product. Especially one that requires almost no cooking or baking effort on my part. Time is precious and with my busy schedule I find that I have less and less time to make a homemade meal. Bread is something just about everyone loves. […]

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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Raw Hemp Seed Basil Pesto: Recipe

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Raw Hemp Seed Basil Pesto: Recipe

This oh-so-delicious recipe is from Sun Power Cafe in L.A. It’s gluten-free, grain-free, and raw. Try it with your favorite gluten-free or grain-free pasta. INGREDIENTS: 6 c fresh basil 1/3 c hemp seed (soaked 4 hrs) 1 tbsp lemon 2 cloves garlic 1/3 c extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp salt ½ tsp ground black […]

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Gluten-Free Kids at School: Federal Programs and Gluten-Free Lunches

Gluten-Free Kids at School: Federal Programs and Gluten-Free Lunches

Raising gluten-free children can be a tough job. A gluten-free diet can already be enough of a headache, requiring major changes in your own kitchen, how you celebrate the holidays, and dining out. Then there’s the matter of school, a whole challenge in itself. Fortunately, the American Celiac Disease Alliance has stepped forward to make […]

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Dairy-Free Cashew “Sour Cream”

Dairy-Free Cashew “Sour Cream”

Serve this dairy-free topping on your favorite tasty Mexican dish! INGREDIENTS: 3/2 c cashews, soaked for at least 4 hrs. 1 ½ tbsp lime juice 1 tsp agave 1 tsp sea salt ½ c filtered water   DIRECTIONS: In a high-powered blender, blend all ingredients until smooth. Tina Turin www.GlutenFreeHelp.info k.m.

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Gluten-Digesting Enzymes: Dr. Nan Kathryn Fuchs, PhD offers Insight

Gluten-Digesting Enzymes: Dr. Nan Kathryn Fuchs, PhD offers Insight

After their diagnosis, celiac patients are put on the gluten-free diet, which is the only treatment option currently available. The diet requires total elimination of gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye, which when ingested causes an autoimmune reaction in celiacs which results in damage to the absorptive finger-like projections that line the […]

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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Pumpkin Seed Basil Pesto

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Pumpkin Seed Basil Pesto

I’d like to thank Sun Power Cafe in L.A. for this gluten-free, grain-free recipe that’s also raw. Try it with your favorite gluten-free or grain-free pasta. INGREDIENTS 6 c fresh basil 1/3 c pumpkin seed (soaked 4 hrs) 1 tbsp lemon 2 cloves garlic 1/3 c extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp salt ½ tsp […]

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iPhone App Could Revolutionize Gluten-Free Living

iPhone App Could Revolutionize Gluten-Free Living

As a writer, researcher, and gluten-free advocate, I’m always on the lookout for ways to help manage a gluten-free diet. As awareness about gluten intolerance increases in the United States, I’m finding that more and more restaurants and companies are committing themselves to serving the gluten-free community. One such company, Midlife Crisis Apps, stands out […]

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Just Poppin Gluten-Free Sorghum Cinnamon Kashi

Just Poppin Gluten-Free Sorghum Cinnamon Kashi

  I had a blast coming up with this altered version of a recipe supplied by Just Poppin for their granola. There’s nothing like snacking on this gluten free treat during Movie Night, or leave a bowl out for the kids to enjoy when they get home from school. Check out the review I did […]

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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Sweet Potato Fries

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Sweet Potato Fries

I like to make these at barbecues and in place of French fries as a healthier alternative. They are gluten-free and grain-free. They also make a great side dish.   INGREDIENTS: ½ c orange juice ¼ c oil (optional) ½ tsp of: ground ginger garlic salt pepper Cayenne pepper to taste (optional)   DIRECTIONS:   […]

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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Strawberry Pie (Raw)

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Strawberry Pie (Raw)

What a delicious springtime treat! This recipe comes from Laura Waldo, author of the blog, Living Gluten and Grain Free (http://ourplacelivingglutenfree.blogspot.com). Make some extra strawberry filling and serve it as a parfait, topped with whipped cream and some fresh strawberry slices, in stylish glasses. Serve it for dessert after having this amazing recipe! Flank Steak […]

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Betty Lou’s Gluten-Free Protein Bars

Betty Lou’s Gluten-Free Protein Bars

After mom Betty Lou Carrier read Sugar Blues by William Dufty and took to heart the book’s preaching that “sugar causes disease,” her life took a turn.  Little did she know that her newfound commitment to eliminating sugar from her family’s diet would end up with a 104,000 square -foot facility, 80 full-time staff, and […]

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Heaven Mills Gluten Free Bakery – Review

Heaven Mills Gluten Free Bakery – Review

My testers and I recently had the pleasure of testing Heaven Mills Gluten-Free Bakery’s Carrot Muffins, Pita Bread, Apricot Hamantashen, and Raspberry Hamantashen. Not only is Heaven Mills a gluten-free certified bakery, it’s also certified Kosher by Star-K and The Beth Din of Tartikov. Heaven Mill’s plant is gluten-free, wheat-free, nut-free, dairy-free, preservative-free, and many […]

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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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Go-Go Rice- Gluten-Free Review

Go-Go Rice- Gluten-Free Review

I was a bit skeptical testing “already-cooked” rice in a bowl. It appealed to me somewhat, as it was organic and preservative-free, and sometimes I do need a side dish and don’t want to wait for the standard forty minutes for my brown rice. So I gave Go-Go Rice a shot and asked my test […]

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KA-ME- Gluten-Free Review

KA-ME- Gluten-Free Review

KA-ME literally translated means “turtle” or “tortoise” in Japanese, implying permanence and traditions to the approach in manufacturing Asian food. KA-ME is over 25 years old in the business of adhering to dietary philosophies and cooking and baking methods of the Asians, brought down through traditions. Gluten is not a staple in the Asian world […]

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Mary’s Gone Crackers-Gluten-Free Review

Mary’s Gone Crackers-Gluten-Free Review

I tested all 5 flavors of gluten-free Mary’s Gone Crackers as well as three flavors of their Sticks & Twigs, somewhat a replacement for your slender pretzels, but with a much more grainy, crunchy, and hearty flavor. I was not all that fond of them and found them to be quite dry and as a […]

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Sign up for Celiac SmartLists

Sign up for Celiac SmartLists

  Clan Thompson’s Celiac SmartLists—a food SmartList and a drug SmartList—are a series of programs which provide information regarding gluten for thousands of products, including a “Comments” section for people to provide additional information. These SmartLists are available for Windows, Macs, SmartPhones, Palms, Pocket PCs and Blackberries. Tina Turbin http://www.GlutenFreeHelp.info

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Gluten-Free Dining Out Made Easier

Gluten-Free Dining Out Made Easier

Do you manage or own a restaurant and need help adopting a gluten-free menu or GF options? Are you celiac or gluten-intolerant and looking for local GF eateries or restaurants along the way on your next road trip? Well, do I have a website for you to check out! The Gluten Intolerant Group of North […]

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Nuts Online – Assured Gluten-Free

Nuts Online – Assured Gluten-Free

Nuts Online is your source for just about any nut and nut flour we could ask for. I made wonderful cashew flour chocolate chip cookies one evening, and the next evening I made macadamia nut flour bread as a substitute for my almond flour bread. This company has been around since 1929 and has remained […]

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