Green Beaver-Gluten-Free Company Review

Green Beaver-Gluten-Free Company Review

     We review a lot of gluten-free companies and products, but it isn’t very often that we come across a body product line that is gluten-free. Green Beaver is a Canada-based company that truly believes in being gluten-free. From kids’ products to women’s lip products, this company is sure to have something for everyone. […]

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My Gluten-Free Recipe Is Featured in the Canadian Celiac Association’s Newsletter!

My Gluten-Free Recipe Is Featured in the Canadian Celiac Association’s Newsletter!

I’m pleased to say that my popular Gluten-Free “No Pudge” Brownies in a Cup recipe has made it into the latest Vancouver Chapter Canadian Celiac Association’s Newsletter! My “No Pudge” brownies are one of my favorite quick gluten-free desserts. These babies are low-fat and don’t even taste gluten-free. The best part? They take just a […]

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Gluten-Free Crab Fritters

Gluten-Free Crab Fritters

Oh baby. Talk about GOOD, GOOD, GOOD. This recipe is simple, fast and rewarding, that’s how we women like a meal. (50 mins, serves 4-6) INGREDIENTS 2 zucchinis sliced thin lengthwise in slivers 1 lb fresh lump crab meat 1 egg white Salt and pepper 1 c GF flour mix (no xanthan) 2 eggs beaten […]

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Sign up for Celiac SmartLists

Sign up for Celiac SmartLists

  Clan Thompson’s Celiac SmartLists—a food SmartList and a drug SmartList—are a series of programs which provide information regarding gluten for thousands of products, including a “Comments” section for people to provide additional information. These SmartLists are available for Windows, Macs, SmartPhones, Palms, Pocket PCs and Blackberries. Tina Turbin http://www.GlutenFreeHelp.info

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Gling.com: Check It Out!

Gling.com: Check It Out!

Gling.com is another GF resource, divided into four helpful parts. First is the Community, not unlike the social network sites which have been growing increasingly popular, such as Facebook and MySpace. Studies have shown that one of the main reasons why some celiac patients can’t stay gluten-free is that they don’t have a support group […]

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Macro Life Naturals – Review

Macro Life Naturals – Review

I had the wonderful opportunity to test a few of Macro Life Naturals Products, the Macro Greens and the Miracle Reds and 3 incredible bars they now offer. I am celiac. Let me clarify,  I am a highly (and I mean highly) sensitive to “greens”celiac- such as barley grass and wheat grass, so please do […]

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Why is it So Hard to Replace Wheat?

Why is it So Hard to Replace Wheat?

Dr. Alessio Fasano answers the question, “Why is replacing wheat hard?” in his Scientific American article, “Surprises from Celiac Disease.” Explains Fasano, gluten is what makes wheat-containing baked goods so airy and light. During the baking process, the strands of gluten “trap” carbon dioxide gas and water from the ingredients, and then they expand. In […]

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Replacing Dry Milk in GF Recipes

Replacing Dry Milk in GF Recipes

  I often come across people having trouble replacing milk or dry milk in their GF recipes. Here’s a list of some simple solutions I’ve find. Your own opinions and solutions are always welcome, too! -If you don’t require a lactose-free substitute, you can use powdered baby formula or buttermilk powdered milk. -If you’re lactose-intolerant, […]

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Dedicated Gluten-Free Oats- Cream Hill Estates

Dedicated Gluten-Free Oats- Cream Hill Estates

  Fulfilling the requirements of both the Canadian and U.S. government standards for gluten-free (https://glutenfreehelp.info) facility certification is no easy task. Ask Beth Armour of Cream Hill Estates, Canada. Cream Hill Estates routinely undergoes painstaking and expensive tests to eliminate any and all possibilities of cross-contamination. The complicated and demanding process begins with the transportation […]

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Cooking with Quinoa

Cooking with Quinoa

Quinoa, pronounced KEEN-wa, although considered to be a grain, is a seed with a delicious nutty taste packed with protein. In fact, it’s a complete protein, which means it has all of the nine essential amino acids. For people on a gluten-free diet, it’s a great gluten-free source of protein. Quinoa is prepared in the […]

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GlutenTox Home Test Kit Empowers Celiac Disease Patients

GlutenTox Home Test Kit Empowers Celiac Disease Patients

When you’re on the gluten-free diet for medical reasons, such as celiac disease, it’s of vital importance to make sure your food doesn’t contain any gluten. Unfortunately, especially with lack of labeling guidelines by the FDA, just because your food is labeled “gluten-free” doesn’t mean that it is. Even when dining out at a restaurant […]

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Gluten-Free Dining Out Made Easier

Gluten-Free Dining Out Made Easier

Do you manage or own a restaurant and need help adopting a gluten-free menu or GF options? Are you celiac or gluten-intolerant and looking for local GF eateries or restaurants along the way on your next road trip? Well, do I have a website for you to check out! The Gluten Intolerant Group of North […]

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Nuts Online – Assured Gluten-Free

Nuts Online – Assured Gluten-Free

Nuts Online is your source for just about any nut and nut flour we could ask for. I made wonderful cashew flour chocolate chip cookies one evening, and the next evening I made macadamia nut flour bread as a substitute for my almond flour bread. This company has been around since 1929 and has remained […]

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Gluten Free and Stuttering

Gluten Free and Stuttering

Can a gluten-free diet help with stuttering? There is some evidence that perhaps it might. According to the case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital, a middle-aged patient, after being diagnosed with CD (Celiac Disease), was found to have his speech abilities return after having been diagnosed with aphasia after a period of several months. […]

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Check out this Website for Kosher GF Goodies!

Check out this Website for Kosher GF Goodies!

Now there’s a solution online for getting kosher GF products in Israel and worldwide, offering hundreds of items. I have heard great things about their customer service, too! Check them out today and let me know what you think! Orders can be placed online (www.glutenfree.co.il/english), by phone (972-3-9191025) and by fax (972-3-9191026). Tina Turbinwww.GlutenFreeHelp.info

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Bakery on Main

Bakery on Main

In late 2003, Michael Smulders tasted a granola recipe one of his chefs had been working on at a natural foods market in Glastonbury, Connecticut.  He had been hearing for years about the gluten-free needs of his customers, but had not yet had the opportunity to address them. Well, this day was different.  He decided […]

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Gravy Lovers: Boston Market’s Poultry Gravy is GF!

Gravy Lovers: Boston Market’s Poultry Gravy is GF!

The next time you’re at Boston Market, you can enjoy some gluten-free gravy on those heavenly mashed potatoes! It turns out that Boston Market’s poultry gravy has no gluten!  (Note: The beef gravy is NOT gluten-free.) I took a look at the ingredients and even called Boston Market to confirm that it was true. Of […]

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Cookies and Crème Sorghum Squares

Cookies and Crème Sorghum Squares

  These squares are just delightful and a treat for the whole family! Perfect for a sweet tooth after a savory dinner. INGREDIENTS: 2 cups Popping Sorghum, popped 1 cup shredded coconut (preferably unsweetened) 1½ cup Faux-reo Cookie Wafers – roughly crushed (recipe below) 1 cup confectioners sugar 4 rounded tablespoons powdered milk 6 oz  […]

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Attention, Canadian Bacon Lovers!

Attention, Canadian Bacon Lovers!

Low in fat, high in protein, great-tasting, versatile in recipes, and gluten-free, Canadian Bacon is one of my favorite items because it’s a delicious and healthy option for GF eaters. Jones Dairy Farm Canadian Bacon, a family-owned company in operation for 120 years, using the highest-quality loins for great taste and texture, outsells all other […]

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Gluten Free Help, Tina Turbin and Oprah!

Gluten Free Help, Tina Turbin and Oprah!

Recently I published a rave review of Just Poppin’s delicious popped sorghum, including many recipes which include this delicious ingredient. More recipes will be posted over the coming months so be sure to sign up for my regular emails on the Home Page. I was pleasantly surprised to find a very large banner featuring my […]

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