Monthly Archives: March 2011

Chef Damian Cardone Brags About Feeding Gluten-free Patrons High Gluten Pasta

  [Editor’s Note: This story is from 2011. It still illustrates why we must be vigilant about where we go to eat.] Gluten-free Nation, you should be rightly shocked, dismayed and FURIOUS!  A chef in Glenwood Springs, Colorado is poisoning you…and bragging about it. Chef Damian Cardone is wantonly feeding gluten pasta to patrons who request gluten-free food according to a post ...

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Volunteers Needed for Gluten Free Allergy Free Expo in Illinois

The Gluten Free/Allergy Free Expo is taking place in Lisle, IL April 29th – May 1st.  Jen Cafferty is the founder and director of this event that is the Midwest’s largest gluten-free vendor fair.   More than 70 vendors will be on hand to sample their products.  The vendor fair also features a designated nut-free area, kids’ activities and performers. An event ...

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A Gluten Free Energy Bar Worth Trying

I was recently sent a sample of Wild Alice Bars, which are gluten free and vegan. I was sent the apricot cashew and cranberry walnut flavors, the latter being my favorite.  I took the cranberry walnut bar with me while snowboarding in Tahoe last weekend and it was a lifesaver. The snow was perfect so I didn’t want to waste time going ...

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Gluten Free Monkey Bread Recipe

  This delicious recipe is taken from “You Won’t Believe It’s Gluten-Free” by Roben Ryberg 3 egg whites 1 tablespoon oil ¼ cup milk ½ cup rice flour (75 grams) 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda 1 tablespoon sugar (stevia or splenda are also good)

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Study Finds Gluten Causes Digestive Symptoms and Fatigue in People Without Celiac Disease

In the first double blind randomized placebo-controlled study of gluten and symptoms in people without celiac disease, researchers from Australia have confirmed that gluten is a trigger of digestive symptoms and fatigue. They concede that “non-celiac gluten intolerance” may exist.   The researchers challenged and re-challenged people with IBS in whom celiac disease had been excluded whose symptoms were controlled ...

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Six Steps to Safe Gluten Free Dining

1.     Find a restaurant that can accommodate gluten free meals. Many restaurants are very familiar with gluten free meals or have a gluten free menu.  If you are new to gluten free dining, stick to a restaurant where you don’t have to explain yourself.  There is a list of gluten free restaurants at www.glutenfreerestaurants.org   2.     Do your homework ahead of ...

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Tastiest Gluten-Free–Do you agree?

Ha ha….do you like my fancy rhyme?  That isn’t why I am writing this post.  I saw an article on Glutenfreeville that linked over to an iVillage article on some gluten-free foods that they (Sloane Miller aka Allergic Girl) found the tastiest.  Here are the 12 products that Miller/iVillage has listed as “The Tastiest Gluten-Free Foods” 1.  Kinnikinnick KinniToo’s 2.  ...

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Celiac Disease Foundation – Against the Grain Support Group: Alaska – Anchorage

We will meet the third Thursday of every month from 6-8pm in the Harvest Cafe at Natural Pantry. Meetings are located at 3801 Old Seward Highway Anchorage, AK 99503. My website is www.livingwithoutgrain.org. There, people can find more information about the group meetings and Alaska resources. Contact: Brandy M. H. Wendler E-mail: Brandyhumphrey@gmail.com  Phone: 678-357-2550.

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Irish Recipe: Gluten-Free Fadge

Our Guide to British and Irish Cooking, Elaine Lemm has great names for this easy potato cake recipe. Elaine says that in Scotland the recipe is called “Tattie Scones or Potato Scones” and in Ireland “Fadge or Potato Bread.” Whatever you call them, these little potato cakes are easy to make, economical and a good use for leftover mashed potatoes. ...

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