Wild rice and chestnut dressing for a gluten-free holiday

This delicious dish has a number of steps, but it is not difficult, and the results are well worth the effort! 6 cups water 1 1/2 cups wild rice 1/2 cup unsalted butter 4 cups finely chopped onion 2 cups finely chopped fennel 1 tablespoon poultry seasoning 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds 1 1/2 pounds good quality ...

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Gluten-free pumpkin bread recipe

This time of year we see the image of pumpkins everywhere, on most doorsteps, and as the main ingredient to many fall and holiday recipes. Pie or sugar pumpkins are smaller than the common jack-o-lantern carving pumpkin and the best type to use when baking and cooking. With Halloween behind us, these small pumpkins will be more difficult to find, ...

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Three foods that should be part of any gluten free diet

Due to the malabsorption concerns all too commonly associated with Celiac disease and gluten intolerance, nutrient rich whole foods are a vital to the diet. In the early stages of a gluten free diet, the body is still healing, or there are other underlying autoimmune illnesses, so there may be some foods that initially are not tolerated well. Introduce those ...

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Recall for undeclared wheat – Snacks on Racks, Inc

There has been a recall for undeclared wheat, among other allergens, in products made by Snacks on Racks, Inc of Parkville, Missouri. The Snack Packs are not sold to convenient stores, gas stations, grocery or mass market retailers. They are distributed through food service establishments at hospitals, colleges, universities and corporate cafeterias and kiosks. The complete list of products included ...

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How Blood Tests for Gluten Sensitivity & Celiac Disease Actually Work

This article focuses on the two main antibody blood tests for celiac disease. It will tell you what each test looks for and what the results mean. The two blood tests recommended when testing for celiac disease are the AGA-IgA test for gliadin (wheat proteins) as well as the tTG-IgA test for tissue transglutaminase. Recent research indicates the blood tests ...

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Nestle Gluten-free Product List Makes Thanksgiving a Little Easier & Pumpkin Pie Tartlet Recipe

      If you are making gluten-free pumpkin pies and other sweet treats this Thanksgiving, make sure to check out the Nestle gluten-free product list before baking this year (revised August 2009). The following items are gluten-free and will be helpful for baking this holiday season, especially when making pumpkin pies. LIBBY’S® 100% Pure Pumpkin LIBBY’S® Easy Pumpkin Pie ...

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Target Offers Gluten Free Groceries

It’s not often you can walk into and store and walk out with batteries, cute socks, mascara and gluten-free donuts, but that’s exactly what I did last week at the Target in Plymouth Meeting (2250 Chemical Road, Plymouth Meeting, PA). Their newly expanded grocery department has a great selection of GF products, some old favorites and some I’d never heard ...

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Hyperthyroidism, Celiac Disease and the Gluten Connection

  Hyperthyroidism is a common condition worldwide. It occurs in 1-2 per cent of the population with greater incidence in iodine-deficient regions and is 10 times more common in women than men between the ages of 20 and 40 years.(1) Hyperthyroidism is estimated to affect about 3 million people in the United States. The disease affects more women than men, ...

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Celiac Disease Physician Education Program Goes Nationwide

The Celiac Sprue Association – USA (CSA) recently ran the article below in Lifeline, CSA’s quarterly newsletter. The CSA-PEP refers to the CSA Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity Physician Education Program. CSA-PEP Goes Nationwide: Buffalo Physician Praises PEP Thanks to CSA members, CSA-PEP is now available in many doctors’ offices across the United States. Mary Alice Kelly, MD, Buffalo, wrote ...

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