Summer is here! As such, we get to enjoy nature’s bounty. Farmer’s markets are bursting with juicy fruits and healthy vegetables. It’s the perfect time of year to experiment with fun new gluten free bread toppings. Afterall, topped toast is an ideal treat or meal. We have some ideas to liven up your gluten free bread this summer […]
The medical community has long debated whether gluten sensitivity in people not diagnosed with celiac disease is a real medical condition or rather a popular self-diagnosis for those following the latest gluten-free diet fad. A new study by researchers at Columbia University shows that gluten sensitivity is indeed a legitimate medical disorder, although the causes […]
Is there anything more fun than a summer gathering to celebrate the independence of our great nation? There’s just something about a warm evening, family, friends, food and fireworks. Kids running around with sparklers, the grill at full capacity and lively conversation. We love this holiday! In celebration of our 241st birthday, we have rounded […]
Gluten is a substance found in wheat, barley, rye and some oat products and is the protein that adds elasticity, texture and volume to many food products. Many are unable to consume gluten because it damages the lining of the small intestine thus harming the bodies natural way of processing foods effectively (celiac disease).
As more of the population are embracing healthy eating, there are many struggles with wheat free vs gluten free foods. While both seem to be closely related, it depends on what restrictions in your diet need to take place. Let’s explore the differences and similarities in this post.
By now you likely know that celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder caused by damage to the lining of the small intestine. This damage occurs when the specific substance, gluten, is consumed. Found in rye, wheat, barley and even some oats, gluten attacks the lining and prohibits the intestine from performing its necessary job of absorbing necessary components […]
Summer is here! It’s time for barbecues, beach vacations, and taking the kids to the water park. When you’re busy enjoying all the outdoor activities summer has to offer, you’re going to get hungry. You probably want something salty or sweet. If you or your child has celiac disease or gluten-sensitivity, there are so many […]
Gluten-free diets are very popular in the nutritional sensitive public recently, especially for anyone looking for alternative healthy eating. Popular diets for Autism is free of Gluten and Casein. There are two sides to the Autism gluten free diet controversy. Some say studies prove gluten-free diets help while other critics say the studies do not show enough […]
Summer is the time for celebrations. From Graduation through Labor Day, it seems every weekend brings a new reason to gather around with friends and family. And, why not? The warm weather and longer days beg for outdoor jubilee! However, for some folks, it may also become a time of stress as you worry about […]
A healthy diet requires healthy food and recipes. There are a few essential kitchen tools which make food preparation easier. When you have the right tools in your kitchen, it is likely you will make healthier choices. Many of the kitchen tools we found to reduce food preparation time, reduces fat and makes healthy food option fun […]