Celiac Suffering is Put to an End: A Gluten-Free Success with Carrie Pierce.

Celiac Suffering is Put to an End: A Gluten-Free Success with Carrie Pierce.

As if women don’t have to go through enough as it is, then they hit that later stage of life of menopause and think “ why oh why?!” Menopause is a subject many are having to face and not enough people talk about openly. Carrie Pierce and Gail Edgell are two women that decided to […]

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The Importance of Early Gluten Sensitivity Diagnosis

The Importance of Early Gluten Sensitivity Diagnosis

Having been diagnosed with celiac disease myself, I often talk about this autoimmune disease in my gluten-free advocacy work. However, there is a whole other segment of the population who, rather than having celiac disease, have a food sensitivity to gluten. In fact, according to The Food Intolerance Consumer, gluten-sensitive people make up 15% of […]

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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Pumpkin Seed Basil Pesto

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Pumpkin Seed Basil Pesto

I’d like to thank Sun Power Cafe in L.A. for this gluten-free, grain-free recipe that’s also raw. Try it with your favorite gluten-free or grain-free pasta. INGREDIENTS 6 c fresh basil 1/3 c pumpkin seed (soaked 4 hrs) 1 tbsp lemon 2 cloves garlic 1/3 c extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp salt ½ tsp […]

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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Acorn Squash Soufflé

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Acorn Squash Soufflé

This gluten-free, grain-free soufflé is a must for holiday dinners. I make this as a tasty side dish several times during the winter months. You don’t even need dessert when you’re done with dinner because this satisfies your sweet tooth!   INGREDIENTS: 1 lrg acorn squash 4 eggs, separated 1 ½ tsp cinnamon 2 tsp […]

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Just Poppin Gluten-Free Sorghum Cinnamon Kashi

Just Poppin Gluten-Free Sorghum Cinnamon Kashi

  I had a blast coming up with this altered version of a recipe supplied by Just Poppin for their granola. There’s nothing like snacking on this gluten free treat during Movie Night, or leave a bowl out for the kids to enjoy when they get home from school. Check out the review I did […]

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Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes-Gluten-Free, Grain-Free

Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes-Gluten-Free, Grain-Free

I turn to this gluten-free, grain-free recipe whenever I’m in the mood for some tasty comfort food, especially when the weather’s cooler. Try it with a yummy chicken dish. INGREDIENTS: 4 ½ c cauliflower ¾ c cashews, soaked 4 hrs. (optional) 2 tbsp olive oil 1 ½ tsp salt 1 tbsp lemon juice 1 medium […]

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The Link Between Schizophrenia and Celiac Disease- Fact or Fiction?

The Link Between Schizophrenia and Celiac Disease- Fact or Fiction?

I recently received an email from the celiac listserv about an article that was in the huffington post. I was asked for my opinion on the subject. I have attached my response. This is a subject I don’t have much information on. I would love to hear what you think on the subject. The celiac […]

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It Say’s it’s Gluten-Free so Why Did I get Sick?

It Say’s it’s Gluten-Free so Why Did I get Sick?

Many of you have probably run into a time where you ate something that said it was “gluten-free” only to find you get a gluten reaction to it. Why is this? Unfortunately, any company can write that their product is gluten free as long as it doesn’t actually contain a product with gluten in it. […]

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David Minkoff’s Gluten-Free,Grain-Free Dehydrated Bread

David Minkoff’s Gluten-Free,Grain-Free Dehydrated Bread

This gluten-free, raw bread recipe comes from David Minkoff. Enjoy with nut butter and jelly or mustard, turkey, and avocado, or in a tuna melt. Yummy! INGREDIENTS: Flaxseeds Sesame seeds Dried cranberries or cherries (optional) Sunflower seeds (optional) Salt, to taste Cinnamon, to taste   DIRECTIONS:   1. Soak flaxseeds and sesame seeds (also dried […]

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Raw Vegan Apple Pie- Gluten-Free, Grain-Free

Raw Vegan Apple Pie- Gluten-Free, Grain-Free

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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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Sweet Potato Fries

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Sweet Potato Fries

I like to make these at barbecues and in place of French fries as a healthier alternative. They are gluten-free and grain-free. They also make a great side dish.   INGREDIENTS: ½ c orange juice ¼ c oil (optional) ½ tsp of: ground ginger garlic salt pepper Cayenne pepper to taste (optional)   DIRECTIONS:   […]

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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Strawberry Pie (Raw)

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Strawberry Pie (Raw)

What a delicious springtime treat! This recipe comes from Laura Waldo, author of the blog, Living Gluten and Grain Free (http://ourplacelivingglutenfree.blogspot.com). Make some extra strawberry filling and serve it as a parfait, topped with whipped cream and some fresh strawberry slices, in stylish glasses. Serve it for dessert after having this amazing recipe! Flank Steak […]

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Celiac Blood Testing is Only 20 Percent Accurate

Celiac Blood Testing is Only 20 Percent Accurate

Currently a popular method of celiac testing is a blood test, but some people with celiac disease can get blood testing multiple times and the results will nevertheless be negative. In fact, this method is inaccurate 80 percent of the time, according to Dr. Datis Kharrazian, Blood Chemistry Seminar instructor and the formulator for Apex […]

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Guten-Free, Grain-Free Balsamic Dressing with Spices

Guten-Free, Grain-Free Balsamic Dressing with Spices

A salad staple in my family, balsamic and oil dressings are easy to make and good for you too. Try with this amazing lamb chop recipe for the main course to have a truly gluten-free dinner. INGREDIENTS: 1 sprig fresh oregano 1 sprig fresh thyme 1 c olive oil ¼ c balsamic (or red wine) […]

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Autism-Vaccine Author Defends His Research

Autism-Vaccine Author Defends His Research

Dr. Andrew Wakefield, who published a study in 1998 about the possible link between autism and vaccines which was subsequently questioned and discredited by the medical community, has defended his work in an interview on CNN. Dr. Wakefield’s work has been discredited over the past several years, and ten of the eleven doctors who were […]

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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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Gluten-Free Nut Butter Rice Crisps

Gluten-Free Nut Butter Rice Crisps

  This is fun, easy, gluten-free and absolutely loved by people of all ages. Kids have fun making this and you can add variety. Terrific as a snack for your child’s lunchbox! INGREDIENTS 1 cup creamy nut butter (peanut, almond, etc.) ½ cup room-temperature honey (or ½ cup honey and ½ cup maple syrup) Gluten-free […]

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The Only Treatment for Celiac Disease and Dermatitis Herpetiformis

The Only Treatment for Celiac Disease and Dermatitis Herpetiformis

Celiac patients and those with Dermatitis Herpetiformis (DH) (the “gluten rash”) have only one treatment option for their condition, but luckily it’s simple, effective, and non-medicinal. According to the Canadian Celiac Association (CCA), this treatment is “a STRICT GLUTEN-FREE DIET FOR LIFE.” DH patients may also use the drug Dapsone to suppress their symptoms. As […]

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Tina Turbin Featured on BlogTalkRadio’s Magnificent Menopause radio show!

Tina Turbin Featured on BlogTalkRadio’s Magnificent Menopause radio show!

Tina Turbin once again hits the radio with the lovely Carrie Pierce and Gail Edgell on their show “ Magnificent Menopause”.  Tina, Carrie and Gail had such a great time last time they were all together they knew they had to do it again! Tina had a wonderful time sharing her knowledge of gluten sensitivity […]

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