Redwood Hill Farm –  Giveaway!!!

Redwood Hill Farm – Giveaway!!!

I’ve been talking a lot about the amazing Redwood Hill Farm recently. Now I have the honor of giving out one incredible Redwood Hill Farm gift basket! This thing is loaded with all things Redwood Hill Farm. Picture below is just a few of the items you will be sent. This is not a giveaway […]

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Gluten-Free Smoked Chicken Fettuccine – Recipe

Gluten-Free Smoked Chicken Fettuccine – Recipe

If you like Italian food then I am sure you will love this recipe. You can use my pesto sauce for pasta as well or any other sauce you like. INGREDIENTS 8 oz. uncooked GF fettuccini, broken in half 1 c frozen peas 6 slices bacon 6 garlic cloves, peeled, thinly sliced ½ c diced onion 2 […]

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Tina’s Irish Beef Stew: Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free Recipe

Tina’s Irish Beef Stew: Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free Recipe

Tina’s Irish Beef Stew (grain free)   INGREDIENTS: 4 TBL Olive Oil 2 pounds stew meat cut up about 1 or 1-1/2 inch pieces 3-4 TBL coconut flour 1 pound carrots-cut in 1 inch cubes 5-6 potatoes- peel and cut in 1 inch cubes 1 large white or yellow onions cut ( can use pearl […]

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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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Grandpa’s Gluten-Free Gourmet-Review

Grandpa’s Gluten-Free Gourmet-Review

Mom and pop companies always have a special place in my heart. When Grandpa’s Gluten-Free Gourmet first contacted me I was curious to try their encrusting for more than one reason. I hadn’t had good gluten-free fried chicken in what felt like eons. With a busy schedule like mine I don’t have nearly enough time […]

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Pam MacD’s – A Friendly Gluten Free Market Pt.2

Pam MacD’s – A Friendly Gluten Free Market Pt.2

FOR PART ONE OF THIS INTERVIEW CLICK HERE. Cont. What is it like having the only GF store in LA? It’s kind of like being a food Santa Claus.  Sure you can find some of our items in other markets – we have to carry the national top sellers.  But there are those special items […]

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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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Kellogg’s Gluten-Free Rice Krispies Breakfast Giveaway!!!

Kellogg’s Gluten-Free Rice Krispies Breakfast Giveaway!!!

It has been a while since we have done a giveaway so I thought we could start them off with a bang! I always loved eating Rice Krispies as a child. Not only did they taste good but they made such fun sounds. They were my favorite cereal even before I was diagnosed celiac. Snap Crackle […]

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It Say’s it’s Gluten-Free so Why Did I get Sick?

It Say’s it’s Gluten-Free so Why Did I get Sick?

Many of you have probably run into a time where you ate something that said it was “gluten-free” only to find you get a gluten reaction to it. Why is this? Unfortunately, any company can write that their product is gluten free as long as it doesn’t actually contain a product with gluten in it. […]

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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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Celiac Blood Testing is Only 20 Percent Accurate

Celiac Blood Testing is Only 20 Percent Accurate

Currently a popular method of celiac testing is a blood test, but some people with celiac disease can get blood testing multiple times and the results will nevertheless be negative. In fact, this method is inaccurate 80 percent of the time, according to Dr. Datis Kharrazian, Blood Chemistry Seminar instructor and the formulator for Apex […]

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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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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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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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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 Hamburger Buns

Gluten-Free Hamburger Buns

 Who doesn’t love a good barbecue? Well, if you are intolerant to gluten or have celiac disease, then it can definitely be quite trying at times to enjoy a barbecue. Celiac disease refers to a ver serious condition that a lot of people tend to overlook. In a nutshell, it prevents the human body from […]

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