Celiac Disease Foundation:  Informing and Supporting the Celiac Community

Celiac Disease Foundation: Informing and Supporting the Celiac Community

Although a celiac disease (CD) diagnosis can mark the happy ending to years of mysterious painful physical and mental symptoms, it also represents the beginning of a whole new lifestyle. Celiac disease, an autoimmune disease caused by an intolerance to gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye, has only one treatment, a gluten-free […]

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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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Daily Probiotics Have Health Benefits for Kids

Daily Probiotics Have Health Benefits for Kids

In my work as an author, researcher, children’s health advocate, and mother of three, I’m often approached by mothers who want to know what they can do to improve their kids’ health. On behalf of these inquisitive parents, I’d like to share some research I’ve come across regarding the health benefits for children of taking […]

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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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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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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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Gluten-Free Giveaway!!! Gluten-Free Cookbook!!!

Gluten-Free Giveaway!!! Gluten-Free Cookbook!!!

That’s right! Gluten-free cookbook giveaway happening now! Blackbird Bakery’s Gluten-Free cookbook by Karen Morgan is one of my favorites. If the pictures inside don’t make your mouth water than the smell in your kitchen will! To enter all you have to do is comment below! For more chances to win you can comment on the […]

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Just Poppin Maple Sorghum Kashi

Just Poppin Maple Sorghum Kashi

This is an altered version of a recipe supplied by Just Poppin for their granola. It was a pleasure to help create this ultimate snack food recipe!   INGREDIENTS: 3 c popped sorghum ½ c slivered almonds ½ c shredded coconut (sweetened) ¼ c maple syrup 2 tbsp vegetable ¼ c sesame seeds ¼ c […]

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Gluten-Free, Paleo, Dairy-Free Quiche – Recipe

Gluten-Free, Paleo, Dairy-Free Quiche – Recipe

(More Pictures below of all the steps) I used to not be a fan of quiche. As I got older my taste in food changed and now I am a bit obsessed with it. It’s hard finding it at a restaurant gluten-free though and nearly impossible to find it grain-free and paleo. I tried once […]

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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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Mini Gluten-Free Cacao-Spirulina Balls

Mini Gluten-Free Cacao-Spirulina Balls

These gluten-free, grain-free rolls are the perfect complement to a scrumptious home meal. Serve these with your meal so you don’t spoil your appetite by filling up on them!   INGREDIENTS: ¾ – 1 c coconut butter (more for a creamier texture) 2 tsp vanilla bean 2 tbsp chocolate 100% 1 tsp spirulina   DIRECTIONS: […]

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Nonresponsive Celiac Disease Explained

Nonresponsive Celiac Disease Explained

You’ll often hear me say that those of us diagnosed with celiac disease should be grateful for a couple of reasons. First of all, of the estimated 3 million Americans with the disease, only 3% of them have been lucky be correctly diagnosed. Secondly, once diagnosis has been made, treatment is simple and non-medicative—the gluten-free […]

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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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Pumpkin Seed Treats

Pumpkin Seed Treats

These gluten-free, grain-free goodies taste like they’re from the oven, but they’re raw. Kids just love these as a special surprise in their lunchbox or waiting for them on the kitchen table when they get home. Dip them in some soymilk for extra deliciousness!   INGREDIENTS: 1 c pumpkin seed meal (butter) 3 tbsp date […]

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