Gluten free

Celiac Sprue Association Conference Oct 4-6th!

 

I am really excited to be moderating a panel on Gluten Free Blogging at 35th Annual Celiac Sprue Association on October 4-6thon Long Island in Hauppauge, NY. There will be great sessions on the latest and greatest from the Columbia Celiac Center, dietary tips, gluten-sensitivity, and panels on gluten-free baking, travel, and dining out. There will even be a clam bake, wine tasting, tours and more!

And the session will focus on how gluten-free blogging can benefit EVERYONE—well, anyone with a computer. Blogging is a great way to connect and share ideas, get information and support and be dazzled by the recipes and pictures! This virtual community is a fantastic resource for anyone with Celiac or on a Read More »

“Forgotten in the Oven” Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

If you are looking for something simple yet tasty to whip up for a snack – try out this “Forgotten” chocolate chip cookie recipe!

Don't be turned off by their appearance, trust me they are SUPER tasty!

Don’t be turned off by their appearance, trust me they are SUPER tasty!

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:

2 egg whites
¼ teaspoon salt
2/3 cup sugar
1 teas. Vanilla
small 6 oz. mini chips
2 drops of food color (any color – green is festive!)

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 375°
2. Add two egg whites into average size mixing bowl and Read More »

“Gluten-free” named #3 top food trend predicted for 2010

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It’s the beginning of a new year and writers, websites, and magazines are compiling their top trends lists, as predictions for the upcoming year. After all, it’s 2010 now, and seems the best time to reflect on all of last year’s most notable food fads in order to foresee what the upcoming year will bring us in food pop culture and consumerism.

Gluten_free_labelGluten-free eating has become more and more popular and mainstream over the last few years, as more people are being diagnosed with Celiac disease and gluten intolerance/allergies (either by medical professionals or via simple elimination diets). So it’s not surprising that among the many predictions for 2010’s favorite edibles, The Daily Beast has named gluten-free food as number three on their Ten Food Trends For 2010 list. As the website says, Read More »

10 Must Have Gift Ideas For Your Gluten Free Friends and Family

I asked gluten-free folks what they thought were their favorite gluten-free gifts or ones they really wanted for the Holidays.

Here is what they said!

  • Cooler Bag – Here is the Lifewit Large Lunch Bag Insulated Lunch Box Soft Cooler Cooling Tote for Adult Men Women, 24-Can – Only $19.99!

  • Toaster Bags – These are super convenient for traveling! Order either 4 bags for $6.99 or 10 for $12.99.

  • Dash Electric Griddle – For pancakes, cookies, burgers, quesadillas, eggs and other on-the-go foods. This one is $27.50. Other sizes and open top types are available.

  • Eos Lip Balm – This one is Amazon’s Choice. EOS 100% Natural and Organic Shea Lip Balm Sphere Variety Pack 6 Count. Price – $19.02

Are there any ideas that you don’t see up here, but think would make a great gift??

Put them in a comment below!

Thanks!

10 Quick Gluten-Free Baking Tips

Cashew Apricot Quick Bread from GFDF Cooking Made Easy

Here are ten quick baking tips that will help make your next loaf of gluten-free bread, pie or cake a success! 

  1. Maintain a gluten-free pantry to avoid cross-contamination if you have gluten-containing products in your kitchen.
  2. Avoid flopping in cakes when using egg whites. In making cakes that use egg whites for structure, be careful when whipping whites. If over-whipped, they will deflate as the cake cools. Read More »

10 Reasons Why You Should Access the Gluten Free Works Treatment Guide

The Gluten Free Works Treatment Guide, created by Cleo Libonati, RN, BSN and Glutenfreeworks.com, is a revolutionary self-health resource that will give you the tools and information you need to take control of your health once and for all.

Should you subscribe?

Here are ten reasons why the answer is yes…

Combines Medical, Nutritional and Holistic Treatment

Standard medical treatment uses medicines, procedures and surgeries to try to fix symptoms. While this works for acute (Now) problems, it fails to prevent or cure chronic (Ongoing) problems. The Treatment Guide looks at the whole you. Your symptoms, their causes, nutrient deficiencies, current medications and remedies. Use it to treat both acute AND chronic issues.

Identify and Eliminate the Causes of Your Ongoing Health Issues

Treatment only works if it fixes the underlying causes. That said, standard medical treatment often misidentifies symptoms as if they were the underlying causes. Inflammation is an example. Inflammation ALWAYS has a cause, a trigger. The Treatment Guide helps you identify the true underlying causes and then shows you how to remove or correct them.

Get Off the Meds

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10 Terrific Gift Ideas for People on the Gluten-free Diet

Tis the season for gift giving and for those of you not familiar with the gluten-free diet this can be a time of confusion.  It can be difficult to give someone on the gluten-free diet food because some of us avoid additional allergens and not all gluten-free food is created equal.

This Examiner has created the list below as an aide for gluten-free gift giving.  This Examiner would be happy to get any of these items as a gift!

1. Subscription(s)

  • To Clan Thompson’s Celiac SmartLists, which are a series of programs that make it easy to find VERIFIED gluten information on thousands of items,
  • Zeer Select – for $4.95 monthly subscription fee, you can search to find products by category, brand, product name or UPC code.   Read More »

10 Tips to be a Smarter Gluten-Free Cook

jen_fugosmallEver get tired of cooking? Or maybe you live alone and don’t enjoy cooking for one?

One of the best lessons I’ve learned while being gluten-free is that in order to eat the best you possibly can, you’ve got to cook it yourself. You know that gluten-free doesn’t necessarily mean healthy, so you can’t count on just purchasing products to meet the nutritional needs of your body. But I think you already know that, right? (If you don’t, consider one of these options for learning more about being gluten-free AND healthy!)

Though you know you need to cook, I’ve heard the full spectrum of why people get into a rut and feel like they just can’t make cooking a priority. Whether you Read More »

20 Gift Ideas for Gluten-free Cooks, All Under $20

Here are 20 gift ideas for gluten-free cooks including useful and unusual kitchen gadgets, fun gifts for gluten-free kids in the kitchen, high-quality gluten-free ingredients and new gluten-free cookbooks for the cookbook addicts on your list. And all the gift ideas cost less than $20!

Kitchen Gadgets for Gluten-Free Cooks

  1. Pizza Pan Set
    Make thin and crispy or deep dish gluten-free pizza with this 3-piece pan set which includes a pizza wheel for cutting your delicious homemade gluten-free pizza.Recipe for Gluten-Free Pepperoni Pizza
  2. Holiday Pancake Molds
    Gluten-free kids love eating reindeer, snowman and elf shaped pancakes during the holidays. Read More »
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