It’s hard to raise a child with celiac disease. You want to protect them from every scrap of gluten but at some point they will have to be able to figure out what to eat on their own. That’s why it’s so important to teach your child to eat gluten free without you. The long … Read more How to Teach your Child to Eat Gluten Free Without You
Today’s blog post is about eating dinner at the Tusker House gluten free. Yes, I apologize, that picture of me is awful but I don’t often have the opportunity to get a picture with just me and the characters. For some reason, the lighting just wasn’t cooperating with me that day. The Tusker … Read more Eating at Disney World’s Tusker House Gluten Free
After being diagnosed with celiac disease and starting a gluten free diet, one of the most common ways to get glutened ( is that even a word?) is through gluten cross contamination. Here are 10 ways to prevent gluten cross contamination in your diet. 1. Don’t use previously used stoneware Lots of people don’t realize … Read more How to Prevent Gluten Cross Contamination
It’s my turn to have Christmas Eve this year. We have many people in the family who need to have a gluten free Christmas for different reasons. Some have celiac disease, some are intolerant and some have autism. We also have a few people who are dairy free. Since Christmas is a holiday for everyone, … Read more Trying to Host a Gluten Free Christmas
The other day I had an opportunity to check out Trader Joe’s gluten free mixes. I had stopped by the local Trader Joe’s to pick up a few loaves of gluten free bread to test for a future post about all types of gluten free bread. While I was walking through the store, I … Read more Trader Joe’s Gluten Free Mixes- Are They Any Good?
Today’s article is about celiac disease and the 5 stages of grief. Recently I’ve had a few people approach me about being newly diagnosed with celiac disease. I’ve tried to help them by answering all of their questions and pointing them to appropriate resources. Unfortunately, I couldn’t take away the pain they were experiencing. I … Read more Celiac Disease And The 5 Stages Of Grief
Who was there I was lucky enough to participate in the Beyond Celiac 2nd Annual Research Symposium. The seminar covered all of the new research being done on celiac disease. Participants included Ciaran Kelly, MD, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director of Gastroenterology Training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He is … Read more The Beyond Celiac 2nd Annual Research Symposium- A Summary
When fall rolls around, after I’ve put out my Halloween decorations, I often get asked about my teal pumpkin. The Teal Pumpkin Project® was started by FARE® (Food Allergy Research and Education) who was originally inspired by a community event started by FACET (Food Allergy Community of Eastern Tennessee), in an effort to raise awareness … Read more What’s That Teal Pumpkin For?
When starting out, you will find that a gluten free diet can be very expensive. When a small loaf of sandwich bread can cost up to $9.00, you will quickly need to find ways to save money on a gluten free diet. Here are some of my top tips: Ask your local health food store … Read more Save Money on a Gluten Free Diet
Once you and your doctor agree that you should be starting a gluten free diet, it can seem like an overwhelming challenge. The idea of going completely gluten free is extremely difficult when you don’t know where to start. Here are a few steps you can take to make the transition easier: Take all the … Read more 10 tips on starting a gluten free diet