uncategorized

Celebrating Gluten Free

0 Comments 21 May 2014

Holiday festivities usually revolve around food and therefore are a bit complicated when people who live gluten free celebrate with wheat eaters. Continue Reading

uncategorized

Gluten Free Supermarket Shopping

0 Comments 19 May 2014

Here’s your list of supermarkets that support America’s gluten free community by providing lists of ‘safe’ foods available in their stores. Some of the store names listed below are not links because some companies sell their food in more than one store chair. For example, if you see the entry ‘Fred Meyer (see Kroger)’ you must click on the Kroger link to get the list that you need. Continue Reading

is this gluten free?

Reading Labels from Food Packages

0 Comments 17 May 2014

Every food item manufactured in the United States is required to have a list of ingredients on its wrapper or package. People who live gluten free are cautioned to “read every ingredient label every time” in case the manufacturers have changed the ingredients, which they have every right to do. That’s excellent advice, IF the label reader know which ingredients are toxics and which are safe. Continue Reading

uncategorized

Gluten Free Events and Expositions

0 Comments 24 April 2014

Include these gluten free events and expositions in your travel plansl. Experience excellent gluten free dining, learn more about your lifestyle, and enjoy the company of others who are doing the same. This list displays the event’s  dates. The city name is also a link to the website that will provide all the information you need. Continue Reading

uncategorized

Gluten Free Spring

0 Comments 17 April 2014

A gluten free spring has arrived. This is the season for preparing special food, registering our children for camps that provide  gluten free menus, as well as eating safely on vacations and road trips.

2014 is a strange year weather-wise, but some facts about spring never change. Continue Reading

uncategorized

Gluten Free Grits

0 Comments 09 April 2014

“Are grits gluten free?” is the most-asked question on this website. The answer is a resounding “yes” and what may be even more encouraging is that grits can be made from at least six of the eleven gluten free grains. Continue Reading

uncategorized

Summer Camps for Kids Who Live Gluten Free

0 Comments 05 April 2014

Summer camps are a wonderful experience for children who live gluten free. This is the time of year for families to think about it and make plans. Start with this article about children and their opportunities for a gluten free summer experience.

Continue Reading

uncategorized

Dietary Fiber and the Gluten Free Diet

0 Comments 04 April 2014

The typical American eats less than 60% of the necessary dietary fiber. This number is  lower for Americans who live gluten free since we can not tolerate the grains that are richest in fiber (barley, rye, and the four types of wheat). Continue Reading

uncategorized

April Fools Food for Thought

0 Comments 01 April 2014

April Fools Day can be fun for people who live gluten free as well as for wheat eaters. (Check out my recent article.) But some food-related deceptions are dangerous and expensive — I’m speaking here about the trickery designed to get us to buy certain products. For example: Continue Reading

uncategorized

Gluten Free Living in Plain English

0 Comments 29 March 2014

These videos increased my understanding of gluten free living but would also help people who are ‘thinking about’ going gluten free.. To view them, click here and then click the button (in the right sidebar) that says “view these videos”. Continue Reading

uncategorized

Gluten Free Meals from Wheat-Contaminated Kitchens

0 Comments 28 March 2014

Can a wheat-eater prepare a gluten free meal? Sure! There are thousands of books that explain exactly what food items are needed and what to do with them. But what about cross contamination? What needs to be done? Is it realistic to expect a wheat-eater to learn new skills and totally rearrange his/her kitchen in order to cook the occasional gluten-free meal? Continue Reading

uncategorized

Enjoy a Gluten Free Splurge

0 Comments 26 March 2014

Celiacs, like all dieters, need to splurge occasionally. But people who live gluten free are unlikely to really enjoy a splurge that will (or even might) result in being ‘glutened’. Here are some suggestions involving the words  color, class, and candy.

Continue Reading

uncategorized

April Fools Day Gluten Free

0 Comments 19 March 2014

Celiacs and others who live gluten free can join the fun on April Fools Day by preparing and serving these recipes:

Continue Reading

is this gluten free?

Is Chocolate Gluten Free?

1 Comment 17 March 2014

Chocolate is naturally gluten free. Our only concern is that the chocolate treats that we all love generally include other ingredients.  Continue Reading

uncategorized

Gluten Free Spring and Summer Recipes

0 Comments 13 March 2014

This long winter about to end! I’m looking forward to spring/summer cooking and eating. Here are some recipes and pictures to whet your appetite and give you something to forward to. Continue Reading

is this gluten free?

Truth in Gluten Free Advertising

0 Comments 11 March 2014

The FDA has officially defined ‘gluten free’ as it applies to food packaging, but what has happened with regard to newspaper, magazine, or television advertising? Continue Reading

uncategorized

Gluten Free Food Lists

0 Comments 06 March 2014

Lists are wonderful tools for learning which foods are gluten free, how  to find them when your shopping, and how to make certain that they are safe for people who live gluten free. There are three kinds of lists:
Continue Reading

uncategorized

GMO’s and Gluten Free Living

0 Comments 26 February 2014

“… most “gluten-free” foods sold in the USA contain genetically modified organisms (GMO’s). Why is this so? Because the primary ingredient in most gluten-free foods is corn. Continue Reading

uncategorized

Christine Nesbitt … a Gluten Free Olympian

0 Comments 24 February 2014

Olympic gold-medalist Christine Nesbitt set the world’s speed-skating 1000 meter record at the Vancouver Olympics. Her goal was to do the same thing at Sochi.  But life intervened.   Continue Reading

uncategorized

Kroger — a Gluten Free Goldmine

1 Comment 20 February 2014

The Kroger Corporation operates 2424 ‘supermarkets and multi-department stores’ in 31 states. Their stores have a wide variety of gluten free food and their website has all the information you to need to thrive gluten free. The only drawback that that their  ‘chains of stores’ operate under at least sixteen names. You  may have a Kroger store in your neighborhood without realizing it. There may be more opportunities than you imagined. Continue Reading

uncategorized

Gluten Free Shopping at Albertson’s Supermarkets

0 Comments 16 February 2014

LOCATIONS. Enter a ZIP code to find a convenient location. Continue Reading

uncategorized

Gluten Free Shopping at Safeway and Von’s Supermarkets

0 Comments 15 February 2014

Safeway operates almost anywhere in the country. Some stores are referred to as Von’s Supermarkets.

Continue Reading

uncategorized

Gluten Free Shopping at Whole Foods Markets

0 Comments 13 February 2014

Whole Foods Markets serves the gluten free community in all states except Alaska, Delaware, New Hampshire, North and South Dakota, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wyoming. Continue Reading

uncategorized

Gluten Free Shopping at Wegmans

0 Comments 13 February 2014

Wegmans Supermarkets provide gluten free groery products in Massachusetts, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia Continue Reading

uncategorized

Gluten Free Shopping in Supermarkets

0 Comments 11 February 2014

Supermarkets are generally the most economical and convenient places to purchase gluten free food. Most of them publish lists of available  gluten free foods , gluten free recipes, as well as information about healthy dining. Most supermarkets are part of large chains and are therefore relatively inexpensive. Continue Reading

uncategorized

Mardi Gras for the Gluten Free

0 Comments 06 February 2014

“Mardi Gras” is a French term meaning “Fat Tuesday”. Apparently, eating rich food was a lot more ‘respectable’  than it is today. For Mardi Gras-related recipes, click here and/or here and/or here. (The article titles are not important. Just browse until you find a recipe that appeals to you.)  Continue Reading

uncategorized

Gluten Free Presidents’ Day

0 Comments 01 February 2014

America has never had a President who lived gluten free, but it is interesting to speculate about Presidents Kennedy and Clinton. Click here to read my article on this subject. The article includes thoughts  from Dr. Peter Green.

Continue Reading

uncategorized

Gluten Free in an Emergency

0 Comments 29 January 2014

People who live gluten free are “on their own” during disasters of all sorts. It is totally unrealistic to assume that emergency shelters will provide gluten free food. Here is the plan that my wife and I prepared two years ago.

Continue Reading

uncategorized

Gluten Free Recipes to Keep You Warm this Winter

0 Comments 28 January 2014

These gluten free recipes will help you stay warm during this cold winter. Browse these 50 recipes for ways help combat the winter cold without compromising your gluten free diet: Continue Reading

is this gluten free?

Is Omission Beer Safe for People who Live Gluten Free?

0 Comments 25 January 2014

The safety of Omission Beer is a hotly-debated debated. The Celiac Sprue Association has announced that “… Omission Beer has met the stringent requirements for earning the organization’s Recognition Seal.” The problem is that barley malt is an ingredient but that the manufacturer has successfully rendered that ingredient non-toxic and totally harmless. The press release is titled “Celiac Sprue Association Recognizes Omission Recognizes Omission Beer as Risk-Free for CeliacsContinue Reading

uncategorized

Valentine’s Day for Families Living Gluten Free

0 Comments 23 January 2014

Here are some resources for families (especially children) who are experiencing a gluten free Valentine’s Day. Continue Reading

uncategorized

A Bright Future for Gluten Free Food

0 Comments 21 January 2014

“Health/weight conscious consumers are driving the gluten free market, not celiacs.” 65% of the people who buy gluten free food do so because they consider it more healthy; 27% buy gluten free food because they believe it will help them lose weight. There is no scientific evidence validating either of those conclusions. Click here for more information on this subject.

Continue Reading

is this gluten free?

Are Ancient Grains Gluten Free?

1 Comment 17 January 2014

Ancient grains are those that “have been around, unchanged, for millenniums. ” This does not automatically make them ‘safe’, of course. but people who live gluten free will frequently encounter these somewhat-unfamiliar names and need to know how to resond.

Continue Reading

uncategorized

Gluten Free Super Bowl Party

0 Comments 15 January 2014

If your hosting a Super Bowl party, keep in mind that (1) some of your guests are more interested in the food and decorations than they are in the game, and (2) there may people who have so much alcohol in their systems that they may ignore your efforts to avoid cross-contamination.

Continue Reading

uncategorized

Gluten Free Chinese New Year

0 Comments 14 January 2014

The Chinese New Year is great fun for everyone, traditional for people of Asian descent, and totally manageable  for those who live gluten free. Soy sauce is the only ‘culprit’, and gluten free soy sauce is available —  look for the San-J brand.

Continue Reading

uncategorized

Your Gluten Free Holiday Leftovers

0 Comments 26 December 2013

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 every major holiday.
Continue Reading

uncategorized

A Gluten Free Gingerbread House for Christmas

0 Comments 19 December 2013

A hand-crafted gluten free gingerbread house is an asset to any home. Since the house is ‘safe’, everyone can participate in the house’s construction and in the final act where it is consumed.

Continue Reading

uncategorized

Gluten Free Gifts from Your Kitchen

0 Comments 17 December 2013

Gifts from your gluten free kitchen are always appreciated, and can be a life-saver when you  need a last minute gift for a person who lives gluten free. These two articles deal with a total of 26 ideas for food gifts (click here and/or here). They contain description, not actually recipes. You can modify them to meet the needs of the person who will receive your gift. Continue Reading

uncategorized

Last Minute Christmas Shopping

0 Comments 17 December 2013

For me, the on-line Christmas shopping season ends today (Wednesday, 12/17) for people with a budget as slim as mine. You can get things shipped as late as Saturday, but is it really worth the cost? My alternative is to return to the shopping mall, mail the packages on-my own (the deadline is Saturday 12/21) and add some information to help friends-who-live gluten free use them more effectively. Here are my ideas:

Continue Reading

uncategorized

Restaurant Dining for Christmas and New Years Days

0 Comments 16 December 2013

Restaurant dining on christmas Eve and/or Christmas Day is a possibility in many areas of the country. Skim these articles to find out what is possible in your area.

Continue Reading

uncategorized

Ready for the Christmas Feast

0 Comments 14 December 2013

People who live gluten free will soon be joining wheat-eaters in the annual Christmas feast. A few final precautions are in order:

Continue Reading

uncategorized

Last Minute Christmas … Holiday Beverages

0 Comments 14 December 2013

These five links will provide the info need to prepare holiday beverages, drinks, or whatever term appeals to you:

Continue Reading

uncategorized

Gifts for Children who Live Gluten Free

0 Comments 11 December 2013

These gifts may encourage to children to see their gluten free lives as an ‘adventure’:

Continue Reading

uncategorized

Last Minute Christmas …Gluten Free Dessert Recipes

0 Comments 10 December 2013

Add a festive touch to you holiday by serving one of these festive gluten free desserts:

Continue Reading

uncategorized

Last Minute Christmas … Gluten Free Gifts

0 Comments 09 December 2013

Here are links to meet your needs for gifts for the people who living gluten free. Hopefully, they will make your last-minute holiday shopping easier:

Continue Reading

uncategorized

Count Down to Your Gluten Free Christmas Dinner

0 Comments 07 December 2013

The traditional family Christmas feast will be coming in a few days. A few details need to be considered. By this time, hopefully

Continue Reading

uncategorized

D-I-Y Christmas Candy and Peppermint Canes

0 Comments 05 December 2013

These recipes enable gluten free cooks to recreate the traditional taste and appearance of traditional candy canes. (The recipes call for ‘corn syrup’. This is not the same as ‘high fructose corn syrup.) Click here and/or here to read the articles.

Continue Reading

uncategorized

Flying Gluten Free

0 Comments 04 December 2013

People who live gluten free can travel by air but — as is so often —- a few special preparations make things more comfortable. First of all, consult this article “What Can You Take Through Airport Security?“.  Not much, actually, and very little gluten free food will be available in the secure area of the terminal ore on the plane.

Continue Reading

is this gluten free?

Gluten Free Eggnog

0 Comments 04 December 2013

Eggnog is available to everyone, including those who live gluten free and those who must avoid casein and/or dairy free foods. Even people who cannot tolerate eggs can join in this holiday tradition. Liquor is listed in many recipes, but always with the statement that these ingredients are optional.

Continue Reading

uncategorized

Side Dishes for Your Gluten Free Holiday Feast

0 Comments 03 December 2013

Here are 62 Recipes for Gluten Free Dishes to round out your holiday meals.

Continue Reading

GF THIS WEEK: our weekly newsletter

This newsletter will support your efforts to thrive gluten free.

Recent Articles

ADS BY GOOGLE

Ads by Triumph Dining




. >

Food Recalls and Warnings

© 2014 Gluten Free: The Celiac Site. Powered by WordPress.

Daily Edition Theme by WooThemes - Premium WordPress Themes