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22 December 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Wrapping up the Holiday Season

The holiday season climaxes this Thursday (Christmas Day) I’ve been writing about this wonderful season since early November. My suggestions may still be useful to you, but only if you can find them quickly. Hopefully, these links will help with last minute decisions. I think its easier to work in a question & answer format.

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21 December 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Reminders for the Gluten Free Host

Your goal is to make every guest (wheat eaters or people who live gluten free) as comfortable as possible. Here are three final tips:

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13 December 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Etiquette for Gluten Free Guests

How should people who live gluten free conduct themselves when sharing a meal or when  standing around a table of refreshments which may or not be gluten free?  It seems to me that there are five “DON’Ts”:

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09 December 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Attractive Labels for Your Gluten Free Banquet Table

Attractive and professional labels and stickers lessen the chance of “gluten free errors” during your holiday feast and also proclaim that safe gluten free dining is a priority in your home.

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04 December 2014 ~ 0 Comments

The Gluten Free Christmas Guest

During this you may be an overnight guest in a wheat-eating home — not a comfortable situation, either for the guest who lives gluten free or the family that is providing hospitality.

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03 December 2014 ~ 0 Comments

The Season to be Jolly and Gluten Free

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28 November 2014 ~ 0 Comments

A Christmas Wish: Prepare Your Gluten Free Food in an Efficient and ‘Safe’ Kitchen

Walk through your kitchen this holiday season and determine what items would help you prepare ‘safermeals quicker and easier. Be sure those items appear on your Christmas wish-list!

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26 November 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Desserts for your Gluten Free Holiday Meal

Desert is often the high point of any feast, gluten free or otherwise. I’ve already posted a video-demonstration on preparing gluten free pies as well as well as one covering flourless gluten free cakes. Interested in other possibilities? Click here

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25 November 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Gluten Free Pies for Your Thanksgiving or Christmas Feast

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25 November 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Gluten Free Appetizers for Your Thanksgiving or Christmas Feast

Appetizers whet the appetite for the holiday meal and simultaneously control the hunger pangs that we all experience waiting for the feast to be ready.

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20 November 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Vegetable Side Dishes for your Gluten Free Holiday Celebration

These videos will enable you prepare gluten free vegetable side dishes for your Christmas or Thanksgiving feast.

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18 November 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Flourless Cake Recipes for Your Christmas or Thanksgiving Holiday Feast

Flourless cakes appeal to everyone at your holiday feast. Wheat-eaters are a bit disappointed when they hear the term ‘gluten free’. Almost everyone responds positively to the word ‘flourless’.

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14 November 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Gluten Free Holiday Breakfast Recipes

Here are six suggestions for your  Christmas or Thanksgiving day breakfast.

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11 November 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Explaining the Gluten Free Diet to The People Who Celebrating With You

During the holiday season, you may need to explain the gluten free diet to a friend or family member who knows very little about the gluten free diet and how you deal with it. Here are my thoughts on the subject. I’ve phrased this in the form of a letter, which you can modify to fit […]

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07 November 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Cranberry Sauce for Your Gluten Free Christmas or Thanksgiving Dinner

Cranberries add color and excitement to your holiday table. Cranberries are naturally gluten free, of course. Your concern is to make sure that toxic material does creep find their way to your holiday table. Check out these ten recipes and then view the videos to get even more ideas.

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06 November 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Gluten Free Gravy for your Christmas or Thanksgiving Feast

Gravy plays a part in every holiday celebration. Check out this article which includes a video designed help you with your holiday feast. 

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05 November 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Gluten Free Dressing for Your Holiday Turkey

Here are videos that guide you in preparing dressing to go with your gluten free turkey. Dressing can be cooked inside the turkey or cooked separately. My policy  is to cook the dressing separately — that way you can offer different kinds of dressing to accommodate your guests’ food allergies and preferences.

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03 November 2014 ~ 0 Comments

The Gluten Friendly Family’s Holiday Feast

The gluten free family friendly feast (GFFFF) is much more than a fancy gluten free holiday dinner. It means that celiacs and others get the gluten free food they need, wheat-eaters get their expected favorites, and the rest of the dinner guests fill their plates with whatever appeals to them.

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02 November 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Holiday Shopping for the Gluten Free

Amazon is already using the term “black Friday” in its advertising. Walmart and Whole Foods are talking about “early bird sales”. Target promises  “free shipping just for the holidays.” 

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30 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

A Gluten Free Holiday Season

The annual Thanksgiving,  Hanukkah,  Christmas and New Years Eve celebrations involve family reunions and festive meals. During the year since the last family gathering, some people may have been diagnosed with celiac disease or ‘gone gluten free’ for some other reason.

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26 December 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Your Gluten Free Holiday Leftovers

Your holiday feast will certainly have leftovers. That’s OK, as a matter-of-fact, you may want to cook in quantity so that you will have leftovers to consume during those quiet days that follow Thanksgiving or Christmas.

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