Build an Allergen-Friendly Natural Disaster Preparedness Kit

At some point each year, there is a natural disaster risk no matter where we live. The advent of spring brings tornadoes to Middle America. Summertime is hurricane season in the South where I am from, and the West is plagued by blazing wildfires ....more

The Maine Pie Co. Review & Giveaway

Ever have a day that is so picture perfect you wish you could snapshot it to tuck away to pull out when you need a reminder that days like that really do exist? That was my Mother’s Day this year. It was exceptional ....more

The Basics about Iron Deficiency Anemia

Iron Deficiency Anemia (IDA) is associated with celiac disease (CD), and in some cases is the first indicator that an individual has CD. Anemia, in general, is any condition in which the blood is unable to deliver adequate oxygen throughout the body. There are several types of anemia, each with a different cause ....more

Multiple Food Allergies after Celiac: Is Histamine to Blame?

If you’re like me and have food allergies in addition to a medical need to be gluten-free (in my case, celiac disease), you understand just how sensitive to food a body can be. Gluten-Free was Only the Beginning For me, beginning my gluten-free diet in 2007 as treatment for celiac disease was only the start of dietary changes. Although I felt better than I had my entire life after only three days on my new gluten-free diet consuming naturally gluten-free foods (lean proteins, fruits and veggies, nuts and seeds – no packaged foods), going gluten-free was not the only dietary change in store ....more

Gerblé Sans Gluten Cake Fourré à la Fraise

Gerblé is a company in France and Spain specializing in products for special diets ranging from gluten-free to vegetarian and lots in between. They have a range of organic (bio) products and even a line of “fortified” products boasting “vitality” and nutritional benefits. The Gerblé website is chock full of health and nutrition info plus lots of gluten-free recipes ....more

Gerblé Sans Gluten Biscuit Cacaoté

Gerblé is a company in France and Spain specializing in products for special diets ranging from gluten-free to vegetarian and lots in between. They have a range of organic (bio) products and even a line of “fortified” products boasting “vitality” and nutritional benefits. The Gerblé website is chock full of health and nutrition info plus lots of gluten-free recipes ....more

Tips for Baking by Weight

If you’re like me, you grew up learning to bake by volume. My very first baking memory has me standing in an antique Shaker chair at my godmother’s tall baking counter, squishing my 4-year-old fingers into pie pastry, anxious to hold the old wooden French rolling pin she used. There was gluten and there were measuring cups ....more

4 Ingredient Chicken Parmesan Casserole

That time I looked in the fridge after a particularly intense week of recipe development and...more

Oral Allergy Syndrome

In addition to having celiac disease and several food allergies (soy, tree nuts, peanuts) and an intolerance for dairy, I experienced several years experiencing severe...more

Ancient Mayan Nutrition in Your Pantry

Most of us don’t get the opportunity to venture deep into the Yucatan jungles of Mexico. Fortunately, Rachel Hunter does, which means we got to travel along on last night's episode of Rachel Hunter's Tour of Beauty on Ovation....more
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