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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Review: Gluten-Free Makeovers by Beth Hillson

Review: Gluten-Free Makeovers by Beth Hillson

Nowadays, it’s pretty easy to come by gluten-free cookbooks. The question becomes, How do you know which one is right for you?   Beth Hillson isn’t any ordinary writer. Being the founder of Gluten-Free Pantry, the president of the American Celiac Disease Alliance, and the food editor of Living Without magazine, I knew I could […]

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Madrid Coffee Cakes – Review on Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Company

Madrid Coffee Cakes – Review on Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Company

It isn’t every day that I come across a fresh, baked-to-order, gluten-free dessert like Madrid Coffee Cakes by husband-and-wife (Sergio and Lia) team committed to making delicious baked goods for their customers.   Sergio comes from a long line of bakers. When he was only 9 years old, he started helping in his father’s bakeries […]

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Madrid Coffee Cakes – Q and A on Gluten-Free Grain-Free Company

Madrid Coffee Cakes – Q and A on Gluten-Free Grain-Free Company

  Before reviewing all the delicious flavors of Madrid Coffee Cakes, I wanted to get a feel for the company and what makes them so unique. Read their interview below and stay tuned for their product review in two weeks!   So you have this wonderful bakery in Marlborough, Massachusetts and are now selling delicious gluten […]

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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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Symptoms of Dermatitis Herpetiformis (DH)

Symptoms of Dermatitis Herpetiformis (DH)

There is a common and characteristically celiac symptom that people should be aware of—dermatitis herpetiformis (DH), also known as the “gluten rash.” According to the Canadian Celiac Association, DH is “a blistering, intensely itchy skin rash.” It’s usually symmetrical in shape and is most commonly located on the elbows, knees, buttocks, and upper back. According […]

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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Chocolate Piping

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Chocolate Piping

  I made shapes of hearts and ovals but really any shape can be made.  These gluten-free, soy-free chocolate “designs” can be used on tops of cupcakes, cakes, served with a cup of cappuccino or with a small bowl of fruit for a classy dessert. Make sure you make the piping thick enough.   INGREDIENTS […]

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Celiac Disease: A Look into its Pathogenesis

Celiac Disease: A Look into its Pathogenesis

According to the Canadian Celiac Association (CCA), the pathogenesis—that is the cause and development—of celiac disease consists of three factors: “genetic, environment and immunologic.” With regard to genetics, the CCA points out that more than 97% of celiac patients have the genetic markers HLA DQ2 and/or HLA DQ8. Celiac disease is now known to be […]

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Gluten-Free Nut Butter Rice Crisps

Gluten-Free Nut Butter Rice Crisps

  This is fun, easy, gluten-free and absolutely loved by people of all ages. Kids have fun making this and you can add variety. Terrific as a snack for your child’s lunchbox! INGREDIENTS 1 cup creamy nut butter (peanut, almond, etc.) ½ cup room-temperature honey (or ½ cup honey and ½ cup maple syrup) Gluten-free […]

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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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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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Marie-Helene’s Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Apple Cake

Marie-Helene’s Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Apple Cake

  This is a recipe and note provided by Laura Waldo of Our PlaceLivingGlutenFree.com I am always searching for recipes to share with you; of course they must be made from healthy ingredients, and free of grains.  The recipe I am sharing with you today is one I adapted from Around My French Table, a book […]

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Mr. Ritts Gluten-Free Ginger Bread

Mr. Ritts Gluten-Free Ginger Bread

According to Lael (field tester) this Mr. Ritts gluten-free recipe was a delicious ginger bread mix. The gluten-free mix was not as dense as usual, and it rose a lot more than w/regular flour, but it was good with whipped cream (whipping cream sweetened with a touch of maple syrup). Mr. Ritts Gingerbread 1/4 lb […]

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Celiac Nurse Publishes Gluten Toxicity eBook

Celiac Nurse Publishes Gluten Toxicity eBook

The celiac community has seen a surge of helpful resources in the form of eBooks, including Gluten Toxicity: The Mysterious Symptoms of Celiac Disease, Dermatitis Herpetaformis, and Non-Celiac Gluten Intolerance by Shelly Stuart, R.N., B.Sc.N. The book contains 248 pages and 30 chapters of clearly laid-out answers and advice for those with celiac disease, DH […]

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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free Spicy Mexican Chocolate Pudding

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free Spicy Mexican Chocolate Pudding

(serves 4) I love to pair this dairy free dish with these delicious gluten-free brownie muffins!   INGREDIENTS   1 c coconut milk (not light) 2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/3 to 1/4 c agave nectar 1 tsp orange zest ¼ c unsweetened cocoa powder 1/8 tsp fine sea salt pinch of cayenne 1 12.3-oz. box […]

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Dermatitis Herpetiformis Treatment Explained

Dermatitis Herpetiformis Treatment Explained

Dermatitis Herpetiformis (DH) is “a blistering, intensely itchy skin rash.” It’s usually symmetrical in shape and is most commonly located on the elbows, knees, buttocks, and upper back. People can experience the rash on other parts of the body, and severity of symptoms can vary. Just as with celiac disease, the prescribed treatment is the […]

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Mr. Ritt’s Mixes- Gluten-Free Review

Mr. Ritt’s Mixes- Gluten-Free Review

Over thirty years ago, Mr. Ritt opened a bakery in Philadelphia that would later become a gluten-free establishment and gain a dedicated fan base among the gluten-free community. It’s no surprise that after closing his bakery’s doors, Mr. Ritt was met with the demands of his enthusiastic customers who couldn’t do without his tasty creations. […]

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Converting Your Favorite Recipes to Gluten-Free

Converting Your Favorite Recipes to Gluten-Free

Now that you’re gluten-free, you don’t have to say goodbye to your favorite recipes. If you have tons of family recipes that have been handed down to you, this can be very good news! The conversion process is simple: just use gluten-free flour blend (which you can make yourself using my gluten-free flour blend recipe—or […]

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Celiac Symptoms in Children

Celiac Symptoms in Children

The symptoms of celiac disease cover a wide range and are variable from person to person, but according to the Canadian Celiac Association, there are some symptoms that seem to be particularly common among celiac children. These are: vomiting, irritability, behavioral changes, delayed growth or puberty, short stature, and dental enamel abnormalities. According to Celiacs, […]

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