Gluten free

Why Oats Should Be Excluded from the Gluten-Free Diet

The suitability of oats as part of the gluten-free diet has been a source of controversy, with some groups pointing to research suggesting oats are safe and others pointing to other research demonstrating oats are dangerous to those with celiac disease. Close inspection of available medical research clearly shows that oats, even “gluten-free” oats, should not be included in the ...

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Gluten Free Almond Butter Alternative to Peanut Butter

June 29th is National Almond Butter Crunch Day. Almond butter is a great way to get that good, healthy fat.  There are many varieties of almond butter on the market and most of them are gluten-free.   Barney Butter Maranantha Almond Butter Blue Diamond Almond Butter Justin’s Almond Butter Naturally Nutty Almond butter Trader Joe’s Almond Butter   All of ...

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Udi’s Bread: What’s UP with All the Holes??

I asked a few celiac friends if they had noticed a change in Udi’s bread. They all answered with the same statement; “Yes, it’s full of holes!”  I emailed Udi’s a few times, but never heard back from them. So I did what all good little bloggers do and posted a picture on my blog. I have no idea how ...

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No More Gluten-free Hamburger Helper

  It has been a little over a year since General Mills launched gluten-free Hamburger Helper and already it has been changed. Hamburger Helper will no longer be gluten free because it is going to be processed in a different manufacturing facility that cannot be guaranteed to be free from cross contamination.  The newly processed Hamburger Helper will not have the ...

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Gluten-Free Energy Bar Recipe

  Homemade gluten-free energy bars are an easy, no-bake, nutritious and economical alternative to commercial energy bars. Best of all, you can substitute your favorite dried fruits, nut butters, nuts or seeds and sweeteners to create your own personalized energy bar. Pack gluten-free energy bars in lunch and travel bags for a healthy, away-from-home gluten-free snack.

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The Importance of Exercise to Bone Health when Gluten-Free

When you see gluten-free fruit and nut bars in the airport newsstand, you know we’ve come a long way in our society’s awareness of food sensitivities.  In my mere two years without gluten, I’ve gone from stuffing my suitcase with Larabars to ensure I don’t starve while away, to, well, still packing them, but knowing that I likely won’t be ...

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Glutenfreeworks.com Celebrates Celiac Awareness Month with Gluten-Free Extravaganza

  Fort Washington, PA, USA– Glutenfreeworks.com, one of the most popular gluten-free websites on the internet, is celebrating Celiac Awareness Month during May by giving away over 640 gluten-free prizes in a Gluten Free Extravaganza!  Gluten Free Works is awarding the Gluten Free Extravaganza prizes to members of its new social network, Gluten Free NetWorks, the newest social network for the ...

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My Food Revolution: How I Became Gluten-free & Dairy-free

Every morning my freshman year in high school, I felt sick. I would miss a lot of first period class & summer swim workouts as a consequence. My mother and I could not figure out what was wrong. Every day shortly after breakfast, I would get nauseous and have to lie down. One morning, I told my swim coach, who ...

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