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The Paleo Solution, Wheat Belly, Against All Grain, etc., etc. Gluten-free lifestyles are everywhere. You might be sick and tired of hearing about them. I am, and I live gluten-free. But it’s not a fad for me.   When I first heard the suggestion that I should stop eating gluten, I was already sick and […]

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The media often mentions gluten-free living these days. ‘This actor went gluten-free and lost weight or an athlete eats gluten-free and performs better!’ In general, I think the media attention is good for those of us who really need to eat a gluten-free diet. However, a few misconceptions need addressing.   1. If you have […]

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The last few posts have been food for thought.  This one is actual food…Chinese food…the first really good Chinese I’ve had since going gluten-free!  Doesn’t it look yummy?   Yummers! While I should have documented the whole thing with more pictures, this was a last-minute dinner idea.  You know.  One of those where you open […]

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We don’t even realize it most of the time, but for every holiday or special gathering, there’s a food (or at least food-like substance) we expect to eat.   We’re so conditioned that we don’t hope for a grilled bratwurst washed down with cold root beer and followed later by watermelon and maybe onion rings […]

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Depending on the diet you follow, this gluten-free, grain-free, low-carb, simple to make pizza crust can be a perfect addition for flavor and menu variety. Pros The crust has the consistency and texture of a regular crust (which surprised me!) Gluten-free Grain-free Simple to make with easy to buy ingredients It flipped very easily (that’s […]

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Have you ever found yourself wondering exactly what foods you’re supposed to eat?  With all of the conflicting information on diet and nutrition, somehow food has become a confusing subject.   Here are my meals today: Breakfast Red and green bell peppers, onion, and eggs scrambled together   Lunch Left-over turkey and a few blueberries […]

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Do you ever feel like something or someone came out of nowhere and sucker punched you?  You know…those times when your previously peaceful life suddenly gets turned upside down for reasons out of your control?     Stress, and occasionally lots of it, is just part of life.  So what do we do when it […]

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Batman has Robin, Sherlock Holmes has Watson, Shrek has Donkey, Frodo has Samwise, but celiac disease isn’t as single minded. Sometimes, regardless of how much we wish celiac disease was a loner, there’s more than one sidekick to accompany it.  And while a sidekick can be thought of as a good thing, some people who […]

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Gluten-free eating can be a large adjustment…not just to your habits and taste buds, but to your wallet too.  The more your diet includes breads, cereal, pastas, and pastries, the more money you’ll spend eating gluten-free.  If you have food allergies in addition to celiac disease (and lots of people do), cost sometimes goes even […]

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It’s a holiday weekend here which means that I’m trying to figure out what food to make for parties.  There will be four of us on Monday who can’t have gluten, but I’m feeling like avoiding, “What’s that?” and other similar questions.  So even though they’re usually a big hit when people try them, I’m […]

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