Celiac disease

Tips for a Gluten-Free Valentine

I can’t say that I’m lucky enough to have a Valentine this year (unless you count my two girlfriends that are going to binge eat chocolate with me), but I think the below tips are useful for anyone that is looking to treat their gluten-free Valentine to a special day.

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Apple Spice Hummus: Dessert Hummus with a Healthful Edge

I recently attended a gluten, dairy, and soy-free cooking class at Williams-Sonoma at The Forum in Norcross. All of the recipes we sampled were quite tasty, but the Apple Spice Hummus was ‘smack you lips’ fantastic. I have never had what I deem to be dessert hummus before and one that was also healthful, so I just had to share.

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What is Gluten Reduced Beer?

Gluten reduced beer is brewed with water, malted barley, hops and yeast. Specialized enzymes used widely in the brewing industry are added to break down or hydrolyze the proteins in barley, including the gluten protein “hordein,” that causes adverse reactions in people with celiac disease.

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Gluten-free Cook Book Review: The Gluten-Free Table by The Lagasse Girls

Jilly and Jessie Lagasse were diagnosed with celiac disease, one in 2001 and the other in 2004, so now they must adhere to a strict gluten-free diet. No problem for the Lagasse Girls because they have created a gluten-free cookbook called The Gluten-Free Table that is full of family favorites and Southern classics that are sure to please the most discerning palate.

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Separate Gluten-Free Appliances: Are they necessary?

A question that many new gluten-free eaters ask themselves. Do I really need to go out and buy a new toaster? Will I really get sick from crumbs? The above questions are asked at the same time that the overwhelming feeling of what has my life become? starts to set in. Do you have a dedicated gluten-free toaster? I do. I went out and got one the day I ...

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National Foundation For Celiac Awareness Prepares Colleges and Universities for Gluten-free Requests

1/18/2013 Recent Court Settlement Sets Strong Precedent for Gluten- and Allergen-Free Accommodations; NFCA Urges Colleges and Universities to Take Action.   Ambler, Pa.  (Jan.  15, 2013) – Students choose their college or university based on a number of factors. Their ability to find a meal on campus shouldn’t be one of them.   According to the National Foundation for Celiac ...

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Gluten-free Orange Sesame Beef Stir Fry Recipe

This recipe is a combination of two recipes/techniques. It’s broken down into 4 steps: 1. Marinate the meat and prep the sauce. 2. Cut the veggies. 3. Cook the veggies. 4. Cook the meat. 5. Put it all together and enjoy. I grabbed some of the veggies (cabbage, mushrooms and scallions) from the salad bar for easy prep and used ...

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