Monthly Archives: May 2013

Protein Shakes

Those who have Celiac may have trouble absorbing proteins from their food.  This makes protein a very important nutrient that we need to obtain.  How can we do this?  Here is an article from CeliAct that gives some options for getting protein.  Please comment with your thoughts on this.  I have not done much research […]

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Gluten Free Boston Baked Beans

Too many commercial baked beans have questionable ingredients, so I began growing my own dried beans and making homemade baked beans.  I found this recipe on cooks.com.  It is a recipe for canning beans, but it also works well for large gatherings.  We made this recipe for my sons graduation party and have just a […]

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Gluten Free Fruit Pizza

    As I promised, here is the Fruit Pizza recipe.  We use our own gluten free all purpose mix that we formulated, however there are several brands out there in grocery stores you could try.  I would recommend staying away from any with bean flours in them, as they will flavor the crust in […]

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Gluten Free Graduation Party

With the warmer weather and the end of the school year, this time of year is when the number of parties rises.  This can be difficult if you are hosting a party, to make sure that there are options for those with food intolerance or allergies.  It is very difficult to address all of the […]

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Label Reading

One of the things going gluten free has taught me is to ALWAYS check labels.  This can be extremely difficult if you don’t educate yourself on what ingredients are on the foods to avoid list.  Here are several links and articles that may help you discover what to look for when shopping.  I try to […]

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One of the things that changed in my family’s lives when we decided to become gluten free is that we also cleaned up other things in our lives.  We have become more aware of the ingredients, not only in our foods, but also in all the products we use.  We have started making our own […]

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Free Digital Cook Book

I hope you have a pleasant day Mother’s Day, particularly for all of you moms out there.  Any special occasion  celebration can be a difficult time for those trying to eat gluten free, especially if eating away from home.  For those who are staying in for Mother’s Day, Whole New Mom, a blog I follow,  has made available a free […]

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Summer Gluten Free Picnic Tips

This is an article from Bob’s Red Mill which has some excellent advise on how to protect yourself from gluten exposure at picnics and BBQ’s.  I hope you find the information helpful. Gluten Free, Worry Free Summer TipsSummer is full of picnics and barbeques and, if you’re gluten free, that can mean anxiety at best […]

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