Celiac Disease and Vaccinations

For people with celiac disease, vaccinations tend to work just as effectively as they do for the general population with one notable exception: hepatitis B. Celiac disease testing is recommended for non-responders to the hepatitis B vaccine who are not already...

Beer?!

You may be thinking, I miss beer. I have gluten intolerance and I can’t drink beer anymore. WRONG! They make gluten free beer! Strong Bow – I have found this beer actually tastes good and I enjoy having one here and there, but I was never really a beer...

Buffet Nightmares

VEGAS and Buffets! So I’m in Vegas & have been there for a week, eating successfully. We pack up and decide to grab lunch before the airport. We walk over to a cafe restaurant, sit down look at the menu & decide to move on. We then go to a buffet. I...

Invited to a Party – My Fears

I’m invited to a surprise party tonight for a very close friend.  I have been stressing about this for days. Yes, me stressing! You would think that after this long I would be used to these situations.  I’ve been stressing for two reasons. The restaurant...

Convenience Stores Snacks

Convenience Stores Snacks There are many options in convenience stores to quickly grab. These are ideas, but remember to spend a little time checking labels for later when you are in a rush. Companies usually have both regular and gluten free options, with little...

Guide for On the Go Gluten-Free

Here is a step by step guide to going gluten-free even with your busy on the go lifestyle. Ask yourself these questions so you can easily develop the skills to help you make yummy safe choices without the stress!!! Four steps to correcting your on-the-go eating habits...

Baked Ham

Ingredients Original recipe makes 18 servingsChange Servings 1 (12 pound) bone-in ham, rump portion 1/2 cup whole cloves 1 cup packed brown sugar 4 cups water, or as needed   Directions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Place ham in a roasting pan,...

7 Celebrities Who are Gluten Free

back to module The popularity of going gluten free has soared over the last several years, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise to see celebrities hopping on the gluten free bandwagon. Some suffer from celiac disease or gluten sensitivity and others are just...

5 appetizers to wow your guests

back to module 1. Wings Wings are probably the most requested snack by the guests at our party. They are the perfect finger food while watching the big game! The great thing about wings is there are so many ways to make them! Here are just a few examples from us at...

Gluten Free Myths

back to module Myth Fact It’s too hard to eat gluten free all the time. It’s not that it’s “too hard”, you are probably just confused as to what you can eat. Once you overcome the confusion and the thought of its “too hard” you’ll begin to see how easy it can be....

4 Tips to Gluten Free Dating

back to module Going out the eat with people you know and who are used to your food sensitivities is one thing, its a whole different experience when you’re planning to go with someone you’re still getting to know. Finding food to eat when you’re...

5 Tips to Enjoy Sushi Gluten Free

back to module Click for printable version – 5 Tips to Enjoying Sushi Gluten Free Sushi can be one of the gluten friendliest food choices out there, but there are a few tips you need to know before you order. I was recently in Columbus, Ohio with my daughters....

Gluten Free Flour

back to module When I found out that wheat was no longer an option, the confusion set in fast in regards to what kind of flour is good for breading, baking, thickening, and etc. I looked all over the web to find some sort of explanation or chart. I also found that...

6 Tips to Going Gluten Free

back to module 1. Turn “I can’t have” into “I can have” – If you spend your time focusing on all the stuff you’re missing out on, then all you will want is that stuff you’re missing out on. Change your perception and focus on all the wonderful things you still can...

5 Steps to a Successful New Year

back to module 1. Write it down Writing things down helps you remember them and just like taking notes, you can look back on it later. I suggest writing it down multiple times in multiple places. Keep your resolution where you can see it. A sticky note on your...

Symptoms of Gluten Sensitivity

back to modules Symptoms Gluten sensitivity can be the cause of many undesirable symptoms, but it may be a surprise just how many different symptoms there are. According to Gluten Free for Dummies there are over 250 different symptoms that are related to gluten. Below...
Chebe Cherry Bars

Chebe Cherry Bars

Ingredients ½ C butter (room temperature) 1 C sugar 2 eggs 1/2 tsp. vanilla 1/4 tsp. salt 1 Package Chebe all purpose or Original Mix (7.5 oz or 1 ¾ C) l can of cherry pie filling, sugar free. Directions Preheat oven 350 degrees 1. Cream the butter and sugar together....
Diagnosed with celiac disease and still eating gluten?

Diagnosed with celiac disease and still eating gluten?

Celiac disease is a serious disorder where the body is unable to properly absorb nutrients from foods due to damage to the intestinal villi. The villi are microscopic, hair-like “grabbers” that line the wall of the small intestine. They are responsible for absorbing the nutrients from food as its going through digestion.

4 Misconceptions About Going Gluten Free

4 Misconceptions About Going Gluten Free

1. It will immediately solve all your health woes – While taking gluten out of your diet is sure to help with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, you may not see the results immediately. With celiac disease, it can take the body years to fully recover from the...
7 Celebrities Who Have Gone Gluten Free

7 Celebrities Who Have Gone Gluten Free

The popularity of going gluten free has soared over the last several years, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise to see celebrities hopping on the gluten free bandwagon. Some suffer from celiac disease or gluten sensitivity and others are just hoping to improve...