Kitchen Table Bakers – 2nd Review

Kitchen Table Bakers – 2nd Review

I love food. I’m a huge foodie. One thing I’ve really enjoyed my whole life was cheese. Fortunately enough, I’ve never had issues digesting dairy. Obviously as you grow up your taste buds change but my love for cheese only grew. That’s only one small reason why Kitchen Table Bakers is deserving of a second […]

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Gluten-Free,Grain-Free, Dairy-Free Round Chocolate Spirulina Balls: Recipe

Gluten-Free,Grain-Free, Dairy-Free Round Chocolate Spirulina Balls: Recipe

  These gluten-free, grain-free goodies are raw and made with a dehydrator. They are a great snack before or after a workout and kids love them, too.   (This makes a small batch. Double up on the ingredients for a larger batch.)   INGREDIENTS: ¾ – 1 c coconut butter (more for a creamier texture) […]

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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Sesame “Ricotta Cheese” – Recipe

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Sesame “Ricotta Cheese” – Recipe

I got this dairy-free ricotta recipe from a class I took at the Sun Power Cafe in L.A. It’s grain-free, gluten-free, and raw…not to mention delicious! INGREDIENTS: 1 ½ c raw sesame seeds (soaked 4 hrs and drained) 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 tsp nut yeast 2 tsp onion powder 2 tsp lemon […]

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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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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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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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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Beef Ribs

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Beef Ribs

Who doesn’t appreciate some good ribs every now and then? This is my gluten-free, grain-free version of a classic family recipe. Watch out—these won’t last long! Try these with a really nice side dish for a perfect summer dish!   INGREDIENTS: 2 tbsp coconut oil 1-2 lbs beef ribs (6-8 pieces) 1 tsp salt ½ […]

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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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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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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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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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Mr Ritts Buckwheat Gluten-Free Bread

Mr Ritts Buckwheat Gluten-Free Bread

GThis Mr. Ritts buckwheat gluten-free  bread mix had a bit of an odd taste by itself once made, but was really good with butter (salted, not sweet), and toasted with jam. Here are the recipes on the package and how Lael (field tester) made it work for her: Mr. Ritts Buckwheat gluten-free bread mix (as on […]

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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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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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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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Associated Celiac Conditions

Associated Celiac Conditions

Celaic disease, which has a wide variety of symptoms in itself, often is attended by other health conditions. According to the Canadian Celiac Association, for this reason, it’s recommended that people with celiac disease symptoms or a family history of celiac disease get tested for the following associated conditions: -Osteoporosis -Type 1 diabetes mellitus -Other […]

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My Article on U.S. Gluten-Free Food Labeling to Appear in Journal of Gluten Sensitivity

My Article on U.S. Gluten-Free Food Labeling to Appear in Journal of Gluten Sensitivity

You can order a copy of the Winter print edition of the Journal of Gluten Sensitivity to read my article, “U.S. Has Yet to Define ‘Gluten-Free’ for Food Labels,” in which I take up the critical subject of the FDA’s gluten-free labeling regulations. The Journal of Gluten Sensitivity is a print and online quarterly newsletter […]

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