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.
What is a Kentucky Hot Brown? The Hot Brown Sandwich was originally created at the Brown Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky. In the 1920’s, the Brown Hotel drew over 1,200 guests for dinner and dancing. By the wee hours of the morning, guests would make their way into the restaurant for a bite to eat and the Hot […]
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 […]
A Cheesesteak is sautéed ribeye steak with melted cheese, in a crusty Amoroso roll. The steak is thinly sliced and grilled with your choice of veggies. The original cheesesteak sandwich was first created without cheese in the 1930’s, but later cheese was added. Serious steak connoisseurs prefer Cheese Wiz on their cheesesteak however, Provolone and American Cheese is often […]
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 […]