Celiac disease

What is Gluten Reduced Beer?

Gluten reduced beer is brewed with water, malted barley, hops and yeast. Specialized enzymes used widely in the brewing industry are added to break down or hydrolyze the proteins in barley, including the gluten protein “hordein,” that causes adverse reactions in people with celiac disease.

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Gluten-free Cook Book Review: The Gluten-Free Table by The Lagasse Girls

Jilly and Jessie Lagasse were diagnosed with celiac disease, one in 2001 and the other in 2004, so now they must adhere to a strict gluten-free diet. No problem for the Lagasse Girls because they have created a gluten-free cookbook called The Gluten-Free Table that is full of family favorites and Southern classics that are sure to please the most discerning palate.

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Separate Gluten-Free Appliances: Are they necessary?

A question that many new gluten-free eaters ask themselves. Do I really need to go out and buy a new toaster? Will I really get sick from crumbs? The above questions are asked at the same time that the overwhelming feeling of what has my life become? starts to set in. Do you have a dedicated gluten-free toaster? I do. I went out and got one the day I ...

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National Foundation For Celiac Awareness Prepares Colleges and Universities for Gluten-free Requests

1/18/2013 Recent Court Settlement Sets Strong Precedent for Gluten- and Allergen-Free Accommodations; NFCA Urges Colleges and Universities to Take Action.   Ambler, Pa.  (Jan.  15, 2013) – Students choose their college or university based on a number of factors. Their ability to find a meal on campus shouldn’t be one of them.   According to the National Foundation for Celiac ...

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Gluten-free Orange Sesame Beef Stir Fry Recipe

This recipe is a combination of two recipes/techniques. It’s broken down into 4 steps: 1. Marinate the meat and prep the sauce. 2. Cut the veggies. 3. Cook the veggies. 4. Cook the meat. 5. Put it all together and enjoy. I grabbed some of the veggies (cabbage, mushrooms and scallions) from the salad bar for easy prep and used ...

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Enter to Win Earth Balance’s New Line of Plant-based, Vegan-flavored Snacks

Earth Balance, one of my favorite companies when it comes to butter replacement, has just announced their expansion into the snack category with the creation of four grab-and-go snacks: Vegan Buttery Flavor Popcorn, Vegan Aged White Cheddar Flavor Popcorn, Vegan Aged White Cheddar Flavor Puffs and P.B. Popps, a sweet and salty popcorn treat. Enter to win them by visiting ...

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Gluten-Free Thai Chicken Pot Stickers Recipe

If you have ever enjoyed the experience of eating “pot stickers” before going gluten-free, you know how delicious and fun these savory Asian pan-fried dumplings are. They’re fun to make too! Traditionally pot sticker wrappers – similar to wonton wrappers, are made with wheat flour. While I’ve thought about attempting to make a gluten-free wonton for some time, it wasn’t ...

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