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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Small Batch Gluten-Free Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins- Recipe

Small Batch Gluten-Free Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins- Recipe

      This is a fun recipe. I supplied a few different options so it can be switched depending on what other allergies you all have. Enjoy!   1 ¾ cups Pamela’s Baking & Pancake Mix ¼ cup melted butter or oil (or replace with applesauce) ½ cup milk (or soy or rice milk) […]

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Could a Gluten Insensitivity Be Causing Your Child’s ADHD? – Guest Blog

Could a Gluten Insensitivity Be Causing Your Child’s ADHD? – Guest Blog

Diagnoses for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, are on the rise. The symptoms of ADHD have long been a problem in a number of children, though the classification of ADHD as a disorder is relatively recent. The statistics show a large discrepancy in the number of children diagnosed with ADHD, ranging anywhere from five […]

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Reading Your Labels – Clarified

Reading Your Labels – Clarified

  These days, health food stores and supermarkets are offering gluten-free foods such as pasta, cereals, breads and cookies.  Also, most of your chicken, beef, turkey, fresh produce, beans and rice, etc. are available too. It is extremely important to read labels when shopping. As of January, 2010, if you read a label that says […]

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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Raw Hemp Seed Basil Pesto: Recipe

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Raw Hemp Seed Basil Pesto: Recipe

This oh-so-delicious recipe is from Sun Power Cafe in L.A. It’s gluten-free, grain-free, and raw. Try it with your favorite gluten-free or grain-free pasta. INGREDIENTS: 6 c fresh basil 1/3 c hemp seed (soaked 4 hrs) 1 tbsp lemon 2 cloves garlic 1/3 c extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp salt ½ tsp ground black […]

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Complete Gluten-Free Cookbook – Giveaway!

Complete Gluten-Free Cookbook – Giveaway!

  It’s that time again. Giveaway time! If you want some delicious gluten-free recipes, Complete Gluten-Free Guide is one cookbook you don’t want to miss out on. Many lactose and egg free recipes as well. From old-fashioned doughnuts to paella, Complete Gluten-Free Cookbook is sure to have a recipe for you.   Be sure to […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Amazing Gluten-Free Corn Sheet Fritters

Amazing Gluten-Free Corn Sheet Fritters

There’s nothing like these gluten-free  fritters. I came up with the idea for them from a restaurant I can’t recall the name of. These are delicious with a little chipotle mayo sauce or even add a dash of hot sauce to the mix before frying to add a punch.   INGREDIENTS: 4 fresh corn on the […]

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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Cashew Butter Cookies

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Cashew Butter Cookies

If you like peanut butter cookies, you’ll love these cashew butter cookies.  Watch out, these gluten-free, grain-free cookies will go fast! INGREDIENTS: 2 c roasted cashew butter 1 c ground fine cashew flour (from raw cashews) 10-12 tbsp raw honey, heated 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp vanilla bean paste or ground vanilla beans   […]

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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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