Tag Archives: Gluten free

Actress Dana Delany Now Gluten-free: Diagnosed with Gluten Intolerance

Dana Delany, the Emmy Award winning actress best known for her roles in China Beach, Desperate Housewives and the new ABC series Body of Proof, revealed she was diagnosed with gluten intolerance in this month’s edition of Prevention Magazine.  “I don’t like meat, so I don’t eat it. I just prefer vegetables, tofu, and fish. And recently I was told by ...

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How Expensive Is a Gluten-free Diet? Eating GF on Food Stamps

Gluten-free diets are often a cornerstone treatment in Autism and developmental therapy.      Gut and Psychology Syndrome, or G.A.P.S as it’s called, relies on the idea that in healing the gut (that is, dysbiosis — the state of microbial imbalance) through whole foods and natural lifestyle choices, many neurological conditions can be eased or cured.   G.A.P.S. diets purportedly have the potential to ...

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Barley Malt Ingredients in Labeled Gluten-free Foods

Barley malt ingredients continue to pop up in foods labeled gluten free. There seems to be confusion among some manufacturers regarding the use of these ingredients. Hopefully the following information will be of help to both consumers and manufacturers. Please let me know if you have any questions.  Some issues to be aware of… Manufactures should consider the following before ...

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Gluten Free Gnocchi Recipe

  Recipes shouldn’t just be a list of ingredients with obscure directions. A recipe needs to teach the recipient how to recreate the dish the writer has made. Gnocchi can be intimidating to many people but with a good set of instructions and the consistency of dough, you’ll want to make it all of the time. Although the base for ...

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Gluten-free Recipe: Chickpea and Tomato Salad

This is a very simple salad to prepare.  Make it in advance and allow the flavors to come together in the refrigerator before serving.  Perfect to take for a summer picnic or dinner party or to serve after a long day at work.  And the colors are beautiful! Salad Ingredients: 2 12oz. cans chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained 1 large tomato, ...

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First Steps in Creating a Gluten-free Kitchen

Going gluten free isn’t the easiest task in the world but with some research and a variety of stores to go to, it can be an exciting adventure. Delicious food doesn’t always have to contain gluten—I swear! First, it is important to decide what is most important to you. If baked goods are your thing then you need to stock ...

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