Tips for how to save money on gluten free food – Guest Blog

Tips for how to save money on gluten free food – Guest Blog

      When I first started eating gluten free I was shocked at the prices. Five dollars for a loaf of bread! I was already on a tight budget and had no idea how I was going to make up the difference in my grocery bill. Making the switch to a gluten free diet […]

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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, Rosemary-Infused Olive Oil: Recipe

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Rosemary-Infused Olive Oil: Recipe

  It’s so simple to make! In a well-chosen glass jar, this makes a beautiful addition to your kitchen. This also makes a great gift to others.   INGREDIENTS: High-quality virgin olive oil Fresh rosemary sprigs   DIRECTIONS:  1. Purchase high-quality virgin olive oil. 2. Purchase a beautiful glass jar with pour spout. 3. Purchase […]

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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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Giveaway – Anne Byrn’s Amazing Cookbook!

Giveaway – Anne Byrn’s Amazing Cookbook!

That’s right! A giveaway! One lucky winner will receive Anne Byrn’s ” The Cake Mix Doctor Bakes Gluten-Free”. This is a wonderful gluten-free cookbook for anyone needing some help to bake gluten-free. Fun recipes that are super delicious!   One little rule: You must live in the US due to shipping ( sorry!) How to […]

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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, 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,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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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Culture Starter with Veggies- Recipe

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Culture Starter with Veggies- Recipe

  For some good-for-you gluten free, probiotics and a yummy snack, make this recipe contributed by Judy Willardson.   INGREDIENTS: Kefir starter grains Assortment of vegetables such as cabbage and celery A bit of apple   DIRECTIONS:  Mix kefir starter grains with veggies and apples and some liquid, such as water or vegetable juice, covering […]

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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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Coconut Whipped “Cream” Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Grain-Free – Recipe

Coconut Whipped “Cream” Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Grain-Free – Recipe

Top your favorite gluten-free desserts with this delicious non-dairy alternative to whipped cream! INGREDIENTS: 3 medium young Thai coconuts, meat only (3/4 to 1 c meat total) ½ c coconut oil, firm 1/8 c honey 2 tbsp vanilla extract 1/4 tsp salt   DIRECTIONS: 1. Blend all the ingredients in a high-powered blender until very […]

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Signs of Celiac Disease in Your Child

Signs of Celiac Disease in Your Child

It was once believed that celiac disease, caused by an autoimmune reaction to gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye, was only experienced by children and that most of them would outgrow it. To us these days, such an idea is preposterous, however it indicates something hopeful to us celiac parents—it is possible […]

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Plans Laid for Gluten Free Labeling Summit in Washington

Plans Laid for Gluten Free Labeling Summit in Washington

In my work as an author and gluten-free advocate, I have often written and spoken about the importance of federal regulations for gluten-free labeling in the U.S. In my article, “U.S. Has Yet to Define ‘Gluten-Free’ for Food Labels,” which was published in the winter edition of The Journal of Gluten Sensitivity, I pointed out […]

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Chicken, Smoked Sausage and Okra Gumbo

Chicken, Smoked Sausage and Okra Gumbo

This hearty recipe was contributed by the amazing LD Sledge. It is both gluten-free and grain-free.   INGREDIENTS: 1 large fryer chicken (weighs between 1 ½ and 4 lbs) 3 yellow onions 1 bunch green onions 1 bell pepper 3 ribs celery 3 gloves garlic (or add more) ½ tsp parsley flakes 2 lbs. smoked […]

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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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Refractory Celiac Disease Incidence May Be Higher Than Once Thought

Refractory Celiac Disease Incidence May Be Higher Than Once Thought

For most celiac patients, treatment on the gluten-free diet marks the turning point for their health. It can take a few months for the villi of the small intestine to heal, but eventually their symptoms are alleviated and they are able to absorb the nutrients in their food. Unfortunately, there is percentage of celiacs who […]

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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Tostada

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Tostada

This raw tostada forms the foundation of a delicious Mexican family dinner. Toss in your favorite Mexican salad ingredients—I love lettuce, tomatoes, jicama, shredded cheese, black beans, grilled chicken, and salsa—and serve! (makes 2 large “family-style” tostada salads) INGREDIENTS 1 c Chia seed 2 c sundried tomatoes 2 tsp sea salt 1 tsp Mexican spice […]

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Ambrosia or “Fruit Gumbo”

Ambrosia or “Fruit Gumbo”

This recipe comes from my friend L.D. Sledge. It’s the perfect springtime or summertime treat. It lasts 3-4 days, but it’ll probably disappear before then! INGREDIENTS: Cut-up: Oranges Pineapples Granny Smith apples Grapefruit Banana Walnuts Sliced almonds Sliced pecans Tiny marshmallows (optional) Cherries Blueberries Sweetened shredded coconut   DIRECTIONS:   Combine ingredients and mix in […]

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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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High Voltage Gluten-Free, Paleo, Dairy-Free Shepherds Pie – Recipe

High Voltage Gluten-Free, Paleo, Dairy-Free Shepherds Pie – Recipe

  This recipe is a little more time consuming but it makes a lot so it’s worth it. Also, its delicious!!! For all my Whole Life Challenge buddies at Crossfit High Voltage, please try it out and send me pictures!!! This taste like the real deal and is comfort food at its finest. I know […]

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