Monthly Archives: August 2010

Gluten-free Recipe: Chickpea and Tomato Salad

This is a very simple salad to prepare.  Make it in advance and allow the flavors to come together in the refrigerator before serving.  Perfect to take for a summer picnic or dinner party or to serve after a long day at work.  And the colors are beautiful! Salad Ingredients: 2 12oz. cans chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained 1 large tomato, ...

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Trader Joe’s Gluten-free Macaroni & Cheese a Hit

Trader Joe’s has a nice variety of gluten-free products available.  These products range from frozen waffles, to granola, Lara bars, brownie mix and bread.  One of the favorites for kids is the boxed macaroni & cheese.  Trader Joe’s gluten-free macaroni & cheese is very easy to make.  Similar to the Kraft macaroni & cheese, the pasta is added to boiling water and cooked ...

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New York Gluten-free Vendor Fair Largest in North America – August 28 & 29

Suffolk County Celiacs Organization proudly presents their 4th Gluten Free Vendor Fair and Fundraiser – the largest gluten-free consumer event in North America! It will take place rain or shine August 28 & 29th, 2010, Saturday & Sunday from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 25 (IBEW), 370 Vanderbilt Motor Parkway, Hauppauge, NY.  ...

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MEDICAL RESEARCH: Vitamin D Necessary for Preserving Cognitive Function

  Editor’s note: Promising research published January 8, 2007 shows that adequate levels of vitamin D in the elderly are important to maintain cognitive function or thinking skills that include use of language, awareness, social skills, math ability, memory, reasoning, judgment, intellect, learning, and imagination. This study is called a retrospective review because the researchers did not actually examine anyone. ...

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Gluten-Free Diet Cards: Pack of 5

  FREE Shipping!* Only $6.50!   Gluten Free Works GF Diet Cards make dining out and shopping for gluten-free groceries easy. These handy, wallet-size gluten-free diet cards are perfect for eating out at restaurants or comparing ingredient labels when shopping for groceries. They list which foods you can’t have – but also which ones you can! No more long explanations to ...

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First Steps in Creating a Gluten-free Kitchen

Going gluten free isn’t the easiest task in the world but with some research and a variety of stores to go to, it can be an exciting adventure. Delicious food doesn’t always have to contain gluten—I swear! First, it is important to decide what is most important to you. If baked goods are your thing then you need to stock ...

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MEDICAL RESEARCH: “Copper Deficiency in Infants with Active Celiac Disease.”

  Editor’s note: In this case report of infants with severe malabsorption from celiac disease, the treating physicians found copper deficiencies based on blood studies that showed severe low copper levels and white blood cell count.  Treatment required copper supplementation in addition to the gluten-free diet.  Normally, in the last few months of gestation, an infant  stores a large amount of ...

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