Gluten free

Recall: Jennie-O Recalls Ground Turkey Breast

Jennie-O Turkey Store is recalling close to 55,000 pounds of frozen ground turkey breast that was sold exclussively at Sam’s Clubs.  The ground turkey may be contaminated with salmonella.  Salmonella can cause diarrhea, abdominal cramps and fever and is extremely dangerous for those with compromised immune systems.  

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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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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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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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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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Gluten-free St. Patrick’s Day Recipe Round Up

Today is St. Patrick’s Day and for me that means wear something green or you are going to be pinched. For others that means preparing traditional Irish dishes to celebrate the holiday.  Every year when this holiday arrives this Examiner is always thankful that corned beef and cabbage and potatoes and carrots are all naturally gluten free and easy to prepare. ...

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Recipe: Gluten-Free Irish Barm Brack Bread

     According to Elaine Lemm, About.com Guide to British and Irish Food, “Brack is one of Ireland’s most famous bakery products.”  Gluten-Free Irish Barm Brack is adapted to gluten-free diets from a recipe by Bernard Clayton, Jr., “Barm Brack” which appears in Bernard Clayton’s New Complete Book of Breads. This recipe is laced with fragrant fresh lemon peel, plump ...

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