Celiac Disease Screening

Celiac Disease Screening

Here is an insightful blog with updated information on celiac disease screening. This is helpful for anyone who is curious about the topic for their own needs, or for someone they know. Miranda Jade has worked with me over the years. She is a diagnosed celiac herself, after enduring several years of incorrect diagnoses. This […]

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Gluten-Free Grain-Free Chicken Curry Recipe

Gluten-Free Grain-Free Chicken Curry Recipe

  I got this delicious recipe off of Tina Turbin’s site Paleomazing.com . I am a huge curry fan plus it has so many health benefits! Delicious and flavorful, try this paleo curry dish over “rice” cauliflower for an extremely healthy and satisfying meal! Ingredients: 4tsp  Curry Powder 1tsp Cumin 1tsp Coriander 2 Minced Garlic 1 […]

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Product Review: Dr Prices Vitamins

Product Review: Dr Prices Vitamins

When I was a kid I hated taking vitamins. The same thing goes for today. Unfortunately due to being an undiagnosed celiac for so many years I do have to take vitamins. I have always had a hard time digesting the capsules on most vitamins. I feel them just sit in my stomach for what […]

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GlutenFreeSmartStore.com – A New Way to Shop

GlutenFreeSmartStore.com – A New Way to Shop

GlutenFreeFind.com, as many of you already know, is an award-winning online gluten-free resource directory. GlutenFreeFind.com has been doing its best from the beginning to make all our gluten-free lives easier.   Once again they are with their partnership and launch of GlutenFreeSmartStore.com. GlutenFreeSmartStore.com partnered with TV Chef Kathy Smart, Allergic Solution and GlutenFreeFind.com and officially […]

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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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Green Valley Organics-Review

Green Valley Organics-Review

I am sure you all remember my raving review on Redwood Hill Farm. I couldn’t get enough of their products. Well, they are at it again. This time with a new line called Green Valley Organics. A completely lactose free line of dairy products. Even lactose free sour cream! I never knew lactose free products […]

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Celiac Blood Testing is Only 20 Percent Accurate

Celiac Blood Testing is Only 20 Percent Accurate

  According to estimates, one in every hundred Americans has celiac disease (CD), but only three percent of them have been properly diagnosed. Once CD is diagnosed, treatment is simple—a gluten-free diet. As an author, researcher, and gluten-free advocate, I work hard to raise awareness for celiac disease (CD) and gluten issues with the goal […]

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Pesach-Anything’s Possible: By Tamar Ansh- Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Cookbook Review

Pesach-Anything’s Possible: By Tamar Ansh- Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Cookbook Review

First of all what is Pesach? Pesach is another term for the well known Jewish holiday Passover. There are diet restrictions during Passover/Pesach that can make it hard to enjoy eating through this holiday. During this time you are not allowed to have wheat. Although Tamar Ansh wrote this book for the Jewish Holiday anyone […]

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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free Almond Milk Kefir- Recipe

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free Almond Milk Kefir- Recipe

  For a dose of healthy probiotics and deliciousness, make a batch of almond milk kefir. This recipe was contributed by Judy Willardson.   INGREDIENTS: Almonds A bit of honey Kefir starter grains   DIRECTIONS: 1. Soak the almonds for a day or so, then put in the blender, then strain it. 2. Add a […]

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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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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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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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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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