Gluten Free Saver Fundraiser for Celiac Children's Camp

Hey Ya’ll!  Merry Christmas!  Today is a guest post from Gluten-Free Saver.  They have an awesome fundraiser going on this week & I wanted you to know about it.  :-)  Have a wonderful, blessed celebration with your loved ones!     There’s an age-old saying that, in my opinion, has never been more true… “It’s […]

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Dr Oz talked with actress Jennifer Esposito.  She share her health struggles & how she was finally diagnosed with celiac disease.  Jennifer also shares her recipe for gluten free blueberry scones!  Check out Dr. Oz’s gluten free segment from his show on Monday.  Her scones sound really good.  Honestly, I didn’t even know who Jennifer […]

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Buck Up Monday – OK I Missed It, But This Will Make You Laugh

October 10, 2011

Sharing Means Freedom!

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I Tried Erewhon’s Gluten Free Crispy Brown Rice for Breakfast & Treats!

October 8, 2011
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Wow!  After we tried Erewhon’s Organic Gluten Free Corn Flakes, we couldn’t wait to try their crispy brown rice cereal.  We were not disappointed! The brown rice cereal is rather filling, just like their corn flakes, which I appreciate.  I had a very small serving (about 1/2 cup), since we were sampling, and I felt […]

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Buck Up Monday – Gluten Free Normal

October 3, 2011
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What is normal? According to the dictionary, the word normal is an adjective that means: conforming to the standard or the common type; usual; not abnormal; regular; natural. serving to establish a standard. Also – a.  free from any infection or other form of disease or malformation, or from experimental therapy or manipulation. b. of […]

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I Had Gluten Free Erewhon Corn Flakes for Breakfast!

September 29, 2011
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Do you like corn flakes?  I do!  However, it’s not on the weekly menu for me, ‘cuz I like lots of protein for breakfast!  Corn flakes are a treat, kinda like pancakes or biscuits or even toast.    The nice folks at Attune Foods,  (Hi & big wave to Annelies!) sent me some of their […]

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Buck Up Monday – What’s That?

September 26, 2011

Today is the inaugural post in the Buck Up Monday series.  Yeah!  Every week will be a bit different.  Inside BUM (ooh…well, that’s memorable) you’ll find words that will: Encourage You Inspire You Make You Laugh Cry With You Motivate You Prod You Propel You Forward Cause Inward Reflection & Deep Thought It’s going to […]

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Gluten Free Beer Brownies! Who Wudda Thunk?

September 14, 2011
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I just saw The Dusty Baker’s blog post about her recipe for gluten free beer brownies. How creative!!  I had to try them.  Who can resist yummy gluten free brownies?  I have trouble with that… I followed Jacqueline’s recipe exactly, except I was out of Green’s Dubbel dark gluten free beer. Since Dubbel dark is […]

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Gluten Free Art

April 25, 2011
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We had left over pasta the other day.  Not very exciting, but quite tasty.  When my daughter dumped the cold pasta with sauce into a pan to heat it, she noticed the tomatoes had congealed a bit & some lingering pasta was stuck firmly in the “tomato gelatin”.  To me, it looked like Art…isn’t that […]

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Julia Child’s Gluten Free Croissants – I WANT Them!

April 23, 2011

This may sound strange to some, but I really don’t crave gluten filled breads & pastries.  To me, they are just poison & repulse me.  However, in the recesses of my mind, I do still have the warm, fuzzy memories of eating gluten filled breads & pastries.  It’s sort of a rose-colored glasses mentality.  I […]

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Say No to GMO in Our Gluten Free Food

April 18, 2011
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As gluten free folk, we have enough to worry about.  Making sure we do not come in contact with gluten can be a full time job at times.  I’ve cried & been completely overwhelmed more times than I care to admit.  I suppose a lot of folks don’t think about what food they eat – […]

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Tender & Flaky Buttermilk Gluten Free Biscuits

April 16, 2011

We’ve finally found a recipe (that we tweaked a bit) that lives up to being called, “Tender & Flaky Buttermilk Gluten Free Biscuits”. Over the years we’ve baked lots of variations. Some were quite good, others were…well, just awful.

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What Does the Tragedy in Japan Have to Do With Living Gluten Free?

April 15, 2011
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Since our family requires a gluten free diet, that makes eating after a natural disaster even more complicated. We could not depend on rations given out by the Red Cross or even well meaning friends or strangers.

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New Information About Gluten Sensitivity

March 16, 2011

The Wall Street Journal just posted a great article & video about a new research article published in the journal BMC. I’m glad to see some validation for those of us who cannot eat gluten, but have been told we do not have celiac disease. In the coming years, as more people study this epidemic, […]

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Gluten Free Baklava

March 9, 2011
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Has anyone attempted to make gluten free baklava?  I miss it sometimes…not enough to ever be tempted by the gluten filled stuff. A while back I stumbled upon a video on YouTube – this guy is making gluten free baklava & he walks you through the all the steps, from start to finish.  He did […]

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A Dog Who Detects Gluten

January 22, 2011

Have ya’ll read about the gluten detecting dog?  I want one!!  This big guy is not only an AKC champ, he trained in Slovenia to detect the presence of gluten in any foods.  His owner is a veterinary student & she takes him everywhere. “You can’t drop your guard for even a minute,” says Scott, […]

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Corn Protein Could be Used for Making Gluten-Free Bread

December 11, 2010

What?  Our food scientists are busy, busy, busy… “An article published in the latest edition of Agricultural Research Magazine details how ARS chemists Scott Bean and Tilman Schober at the Grain Quality and Structure Research Unit in Manhattan, Kansas have been working on ways to replicate the texture of gluten-containing bread without the gluten. They […]

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Have You Ever Had A Paper-roni Gluten Free Pizza?

November 19, 2010

Well, we made one of our absolute favorite pizzas on the planet for lunch today – Chicken Alfredo with spinach and mushroom, topped with Parmesan, Romano & Mozzarella cheeses….& here’s a pity party for ya…Look what happened… See that paper stuck on the bottom & paper pieces scattered around the pan?  Good grief… So, the […]

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Do You Drink Gluten Free Beer?

November 14, 2010

I do…but only certain ones & Redbridge is NOT one of them.  I don’t care for the taste, but the real reason is it makes me sick.  Yep, I know it’s gluten free.  But, for some weird reason my body doesn’t like sorghum, at least products made from the good ol’ USA sorghum.  It sounds […]

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I’ve Been Silent, But Not Dead – Eating Valdosta!!

September 22, 2010
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Actually, I’ve been super busy on lots of stuff…helping hubby on one of our projects & lots of other things.  So, my blog became neglected.  Since I don’t yet have tens of thousands of people clamoring for more posts, I suppose ya’ll haven’t missed me or anything.  Or have you?  Just kiddin’…  I have to […]

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Gluten Free Diet Fad

August 23, 2010

OK…I saw this coming a time ago…didn’t you?  Many Most people have no clue how sick gluten makes people, but like to follow the latest “fads”.  So, now along with fat and sugar, they “decide” to kick the gluten too.  Good grief!  While I appreciate the public at large becoming more aware & knowledable about […]

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Is There a Link Between Caesarean Births & Celiac?

August 16, 2010

Image by The U.S. National Archives via Flickr Well, this is an interesting topic, isn’t it?  I meant to blog about this back in May & never finished my post.  I just found it in my drafts folder.  With Celiac Disease increasingly prevalent in the world, the possible link between cesarean births & Celiac Disease  […]

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Light Naturally Gluten Free Dinner

August 14, 2010

Look what I had for dinner last night…we wanted something light, along with eating up the boatloads of garden fresh tomatoes our neighbors gave us (+ all the ones I bought at the farmer’s market).  Wasn’t that nice of them?  We’re just here temporarily & we don’t really know one another very well… in fact, […]

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There’s Gluten in My What?

August 14, 2010

Image via Wikipedia I know it’s not corn harvest at our house anymore, but I can’t resist another corny joke. How many psychologists does it take to change a light bulb? Scroll to end of post, if you can’t wait for the answer.  ——- Well, I mentioned yesterday that I was glutened this week.  Oh […]

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7 Tips to Avoid Gluten in Naturally Gluten Free Foods, Part 2

August 13, 2010

Wow, this post has taken longer than I intended.  My youngest child had her 13th birthday & it totally sidetracked me.  She’s not supposed to be 13 yet!!  Then, I got glutened…  :-(  I’ll fill you in tomorrow. So, I’m still telling corny jokes in honor of the corn harvest.  I can’t help it!! How […]

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