Archive for September, 2012

 

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Jennifer Harris

Hide and Seek with Gluten: Where it Hides and how to Avoid it

September 26th, 2012 by Jennifer Harris


Every day those of us who are gluten intolerant or sensitive need to read labels and ask questions when it comes to food. Gluten pops up in unexpected places that sometimes even shock me, so it is never safe to assume a dish/product is safe. I have previously written about unexpected sources of gluten, so this article serves as a follow up.gluten free (more…)


John Libonati

9 Simple Steps for Successful Gluten-Free Shopping

September 24th, 2012 by John Libonati

Shopping for gluten-free foods can be inexpensive and fairly easy. Follow these nine steps for successful gluten-free shopping:

gluten free shopping1. Learn Naturally Gluten-Free Foods. Only foods containing wheat, barley, rye and oats contain gluten. All unprocessed meat, poultry, seafood, fish, eggs, dairy, vegetables, fruits, nuts, beans and grains like corn and rice are naturally gluten-free. This list of Safe Foods will help you.

2. Learn Gluten Code Words. Flour, rye and oat bran are obvious, but learn other names, like seitan, vegetable protein and malt, as well as common hiding spots, like sauces and coatings. Follow this helpful list of Hidden Ingredients.

3. Read Ingredient Labels Every Time. Ingredients can change. You may find a food you counted on for months now lists (more…)

Jennifer Harris

New Gluten-Free Support Groups in the Southeast

September 22nd, 2012 by Jennifer Harris

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I just learned about two new support groups for those on the gluten-free diet in Statesville, NC and Tri Cities/Johnson City, TN. The two new groups are:

Certified Gluten Free Certified Gluten Free (more…)

Natalie Pronio

Fran Drescher Goes Gluten Free and It’s Going Great

September 21st, 2012 by Natalie Pronio

 

Actress Fran Drescher has become the most recent celebrity to start a gluten-free diet – and she’s feeling great.

Fran Drescher

Fran Drescher goes gluten free

After multiple visits to multiple doctors, Drescher was fed up with the prescription fixes she was being given and (more…)

Petra Aitken

Gluten-Free Parmesan Crusted Chicken Recipe

September 20th, 2012 by Petra Aitken

I saw an advertisement on TV for Hellmann’s Mayonnaise with this recipe. Whilst it sounded, let’s say interesting, I was intrigued and had to try it.

The first time I tried this recipe I bought some gluten free rice crumbs but I found them too crunchy with an almost sand type texture. The next time I cooked this recipe I therefore made my own breadcrumbs by blending a piece of frozen gluten free bread. It turned out really well, the chicken was very tender and it tasted awesome served with cornmeal mash (cornmeal mixed with milk and cheese) and stir fried vegetables.

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Banana Ganache Tart with Peanut Butter Cookie Crust

Banana Ganache Tart with Peanut Butter Cookie Crust

Whew, that’s a mouthful, isn’t it? You guys remember the peanut butter cookie recipe I posted not too long ago? Well, what I didn’t tell you then was that I only baked half the recipe as cookies.  (more…)

Gluten-Free Mini Caprese Frittatas Recipe

September 18th, 2012 by Chrissy and Lauren

 

As we’ve discussed, everything is better in mini form.

Except portions of gourmet mac n cheese. Always take the big dish of that stuff. It’s not everyday that you will come across a heaping portion of creamy, cheesy, black truffle-y, mac n cheese.

Gluten-Free Mini Caprese Frittatas

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Jennifer Harris

Gluten-Free Shopping in Paris

September 17th, 2012 by Jennifer Harris

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gluten free paris monopOur recent trip to Paris, France was filled with lots of sightseeing, shopping and taking in the local cuisine. Traveling gluten free in Europe does require some research, so I wanted to share my gluten-free shopping experience.

It is important to know how to say gluten free in the appropriate language, so in French you ask for products that are ‘sans gluten’. I found it difficult to come by people who spoke English when we were in Paris, so make sure (more…)

Jen Cafferty

Gluten-Free Fruit Salad Smoothie Recipe

September 16th, 2012 by Jen Cafferty

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Fruit Salad Smoothie

Fruit salad smoothie

Here is a really great smoothie that my kids and their friends made with our leftover fruit from a fruit salad.  They loved it and so did I! (more…)

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Andrew Murray and Novak Djokovic

Tennis Stars Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic credit the gluten-free diet for their improved play

Since our last post about gluten-free Olympic athletes, other athletes and celebrities in the spotlight have come forward with their own decisions to go gluten free, whether it be a gluten sensitivity or a health and wellness decision. With this new surge in the spotlight, it’s fitting that two names highly regarded in tennis have openly spoken about going gluten free. (more…)

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