Tag Archives: Gluten free

How to Lose Weight on a Gluten-Free Diet in 2012

- Well, it’s that time of year yet again…we’ve all made our new year’s resolutions…and more than likely, we’d all like to shed a few pounds :0) In my 2011 weight loss post, I talked about 5 important factors for weight loss success: 1) Eating more lean, healthy protein 2) Chowing down on veggies 3) Cutting back on sugar 4) Avoiding ...

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Gluten-Free Lobster Bisque Recipe

A bisque is a rich, creamy soup made with one or more types of seafood, cream or milk and bisque is often thickened with flour. Our version of easy gluten-free lobster bisque is thickened with sweet rice flour which gives this lovely savory soup silky rich body. Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 4 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons ...

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Become a Gluten-free Activist

On a recent visit to a museum, my husband and I stopped at its cafeteria for a snack. The choices were cookies and cupcakes, pretzels and potato chips, and assorted drinks.  Clearly, the cafeteria didn’t cater to those of us who are gluten-sensitive, lactose-intolerant, and/or weight watchers. Much against my will, I bought the only snack I could tolerate although ...

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True Story: Doctor Says “Don’t Eat Wheat Ever Again”

This is a quote that a lot of people are hearing these days. What happens after your doctor says these words? Here is a synopsis of my journey; if any of this sounds familiar, give it some serious thought…there may be a very simple answer. I first heard these words while I was barely concious, in a bed at Methodist ...

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Gluten-free Foods Used as a Category on Jeopardy

A couple of my Twitter friends let me know that on Friday the 13th Jeopardy used Gluten-Free Foods as a category. Has gluten free made the big time finally by landing on America’s Favorite Quiz Show?  Based on the comments regarding the category I think not. After doing a little research I learned that it was the last category chosen ...

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The Fabulous Gluten-Free Bean Bake

Bean bakes are the best thing to come my way, foodwise, since I learned that I was not only lactose intolerant and needed to diet but also gluten-sensitive. Seriously. I’ve now made three versions: Lemon Bean “Cheesecake” with Fruit Sauce Cauliflower Bean Bake with Cheese, Dill, and Olive Banana-Coconut Bean Bake   The taste of each isn’t like anything I’ve ...

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Testing for Nutrient Deficiencies: My Results

There are a number of nutrient deficiencies associated with Celiac and other autoimmune disorders. These occur not only BEFORE diagnosis, due to flattened villi and malabsorption, but AFTER diagnosis as well.  It’s up to us to choose healthy, naturally gluten-free foods (like fruits, veggies, lean protein and brown rice) in order to feel the best we can. Even then, we ...

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Gluten – What It Is And How To Find It In Your Food

Gluten is the trouble-making ingredient you’re supposed to avoid when going on a gluten free diet.  But how do you avoid something if you aren’t sure what it is or where to find it?  I’ll admit, this can be a challenge.  It’s just not as obvious I’d like it to be, but once you learn how to spot it you’ll ...

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NFCA and QAI Team Up to Provide New, Science Based Gluten-free Label

A New, Science-Based Gluten-Free Label Consumers Can Trust Quality Assurance International and National Foundation for Celiac Awareness partner to help consumers choose bona fide gluten free foods Responding to profound growth and both consumer and industry demand, a new science-based gluten-free certification program is now available from the leading organic certifier Quality Assurance International (QAI), and the healthcare nonprofit National ...

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Gluten-Free Product Review: Jones Dairy Farm Meats

This Examiner has been eating and enjoying Jones Dairy Farm meat products for a number of years, so when I was asked to review their products it was a no brainer. Jones Dairy Farm is a 122-year-old family owned business based in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, that makes all natural pork and turkey sausage as well as Canadian bacon, ham, liverwurst, bacon ...

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