November 19th, 2012 by Amy Fothergill
November 19th, 2012 by Natalie Pronio
The holiday season is upon us! Celebrations all around, and parties abound, but regardless of your reason to have a gathering, if you or one of your party guests is gluten free, make sure you have plenty of beverages available that are not only safe to drink, but are as delicious as the rest of your drink options.
November 18th, 2012 by Teri Gruss, MS
This recipe is an out-of-the-ordinary, hearty alternative for those avoiding not only gluten but all grain.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Yield: Serves 4 to 6 (more…)
November 13th, 2012 by Candice Rose Clifford
Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Kick off the holiday season by making a special gluten free dish. This Pumpkin Party Cake would be a great addition to your menu!
1 tbsp of Cinnamon Sugar (1/4 c. Evaporated Cane Juice, 1TBSP cinnamon)
1 package (15 oz) yellow gluten-free cake mix ( I used Betty Crocker GF)
1/4 c. Evaporated Cane Juice
1c. Canned pumpkin
1/2c. vegetable oil
3 TBSP orange juice (more…)
November 12th, 2012 by Cheryl Harris, MPH, RD, LD
It takes a little planning ahead to guarantee a great Thanksgiving. In many ways, it’s easier if you’re hosting, because you know what you can and can’t have. Most people hate to impose on their hosts, but it’s easier on you AND your host to ask beforehand than sit through a four-hour meal and watch others eat. Remember, nothing is more important that staying safe!
Turkey: Though it’s always good to check, the good news is that all plain fresh turkey is naturally gluten free. However, self-basting turkeys usually contain gluten. Most gravy packets are a problem, too. As of 2011, ALL of the companies I called did have gluten-free turkeys, except Tofurky, which has gluten. Check out my gluten-free turkey list for 2011, which has manufacturer contact info.
If you’re not hosting Thanksgiving at your house, talk to your host as soon as you can. You’ll need to talk about:
* Broth used for basting * Seasonings * Stuffing in the (more…)
November 1st, 2012 by Candice Rose Clifford
Being sick at a young age and having to go to numerous doctors has made me more aware of my body. I know when I feel great and I know when something’s “off”. When I realized food was the culprit of my illness I was persistent until we got answers. There were times I wanted to back down and settle because I was tired of fighting, but thank god I didn’t.
Although I have an amazing team of doctors supporting me, I have learned I’m my own body’s expert. I know what foods make my stomach hurt and I know what (more…)
October 31st, 2012 by Teri Gruss, MS
Whether you have kids out Trick or Treating tonight, or you are going to be cuddling up on the couch watching a scary movie, why not enjoy your Halloween evening with some seasonal caramel corn? This recipe is sure to complete your evening and is easy to make!
October 30th, 2012 by Teri Gruss, MS
Here are 10 delicious homemade gluten-free Halloween candy recipes that add lots of flavor and fun to gluten-free Halloween parties and trick-or-treat bags. From Halloween classics like homemade caramel corn and candy corn to sumptuous treats like "raw chocolate candy bars" and "chocolate toffee bars" try these homespun gluten-free recipes this Halloween!
Homemade caramel corn is buttery, crunchy, sweet and best of all it's naturally gluten-free. And it's so fresh, a quality hard to find in a can or bag! This recipe can be prepared ahead of time, packed in freezer bags and frozen until you're ready to (more…)
October 5th, 2012 by Jenny Manseau
Fall is here! My favorite time of year. At school we have a Starbucks on each campus I see everyone enjoying the pumpkin muffins, pumpkin coffees etc. and it drives me crazy that I can just run in and grab one of those delicious looking muffins with the cream cheese on them… (more…)
October 3rd, 2012 by Natalie Pronio
It's almost any kid's favorite time of year...Halloween is just around the corner. For most kids, the costumes and the candy are unlimited; however, for children with gluten-sensitivities or Celiac Disease, Halloween can be dangerous. (more…)