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10 Hidden Sources of Gluten

When people think of “gluten”, the protein found in wheat, barley, and rye, they usually think of the obvious foods like bread, pasta, crackers, cookies, etc. When you eat gluten-free, for whatever reason, you might be surprised to learn there are many places you might find gluten that you would not expect. Needless to say, […]

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Gluten Free Quiche with a Hash Brown Crust

Quiche is one of those things that is not easy to get gluten-free. Sure you can make it but you have to be pretty good with pastry. Rolling out the crust can be a bit intimidating! Why not make a gluten free quiche with a hash brown crust? It saves time and makes for something […]

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Braised Chicken with Prosciutto

It was my son’s birthday recently. When I asked what he wanted for dinner, he replied with “meat and mashed potatoes”. We were staying with friends so I needed to make something easy. The slow cooker came to mind. I poked around in their fridge and found some ingredients that looked promising. I had a vision […]

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Why Use the Nima Sensor

People may ask: why use the Nima Sensor? If you have not heard of this little device with its sleek, discreet design, here’s the scoop. The Nima Sensor is a handheld device that can detect gluten in food or liquid (with some exceptions with both) as low as the general standard of 20 parts per […]

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Gluten Free Churros

If you ever thought it was hard to make gluten free churros, I’m here to tell you it’s not. At least not according to my 11 year old daughter. She said to me “Mommy, I thought churros were so hard to make; they are easy!”. That of course was after watching a cooking show where the […]

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Gluten Free in Maui

I seem to get asked quite often about how to eat gluten-free in Maui. My family is lucky enough to have visited a number of times. As with many vacation spots, the availability of gluten-free foods on the island of Maui has continued to increase, making it easier than ever. I think one reason this […]

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Gluten Free Irish Soda Bread

Whether you are getting ready to make a corned beef and cabbage dinner for St. Patrick’s Day or just like the taste of this caraway seed-raisin filled quick bread, this gluten free Irish soda bread is sure to please. The recipe can easily be adapted for dairy-free diners as well. Enjoy!   Gluten-Free Irish Soda […]

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100% Gluten Free Hotel in Italy

Yes, that is what I said! I found a 100% gluten free hotel in Italy, not far from Rome. I will have to warn you. If you go to Relais Borgo Gentile, you might not want to leave. This “agriturismo” is situated about an hour northeast of Rome. An agriturismo is defined as: “‘…synonymous with […]

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CDF Expo

5 reasons to attend the 2016 CDF Conference and Expo

Whether you have celiac disease or are gluten intolerant, there’s something for everyone at the Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) 2016 Conference and Expo. Celiac Awareness Month kicks off on May 1. Here are 5 Reasons to attend the 2016 CDF Conference and Expo. You can: Learn the latest in celiac disease research Connect with others […]

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Celiac stories part two

Celiac awareness month is in May but really, it should be all year round. So many people still do not know about this disease which can affect everything from the brain to the skin. You can test negative for celiac disease and still have it (your antibodies may not have been elevated that day) or […]

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