12 Apr 2016

Celiac disease affects approximately one in a hundred people.  It can develop at any age, and usually, symptoms will manifest from inflammation of the gastro-intestinal tract caused by an extreme sensitivity to gluten.  Common manifestations include gastric distress, and sometimes weight loss through inadequate nutrient absorption – weight gain is also possible, but rarer.

07 Apr 2016

If you have celiac disease or are gluten sensitive, even trace amounts of gluten in your food can be a serious concern. Gluten cross contamination happens when regularly gluten-free foods come in contact with, and are contaminated by gluten containing foods. Cross contamination may occur during storage, preparation, cooking and consumption. It is always a good […]

05 Apr 2016
restaurants with gluten free menus

Although a gluten-free diet is suggested to be followed by those with celiac disease many others are adapting this diet as a way of making smarter food choices. As more and more folks determine they have a gluten intolerance, the more mainstream it is becoming. Lucky for us all, popular restaurants are expanding their menu […]

31 Mar 2016
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Did you know that dogs are outnumbering kids in the U.S. as family members? Not only are we adding four-legged friends to the family, our beloved family members have gained a recent level of importance generations prior did not have. For example, in a recent survey 81% consider their dogs to equal in status to children. So, […]

29 Mar 2016

Fiber is an extremely important part of your diet. Though most people focus on getting enough protein and the right balance of carbohydrates and avoiding too much sugar and salt, the majority of Americans are only getting about half of the recommended fiber intake. Fiber matters because it helps you digest food, keeps constipation at bay, […]

24 Mar 2016
Three Bakers Lemon Poppy Seep Bread Pudding 22

I don’t know about you, but spring gatherings always mean making something with lemon. There is just something about lemon’s bright taste that speaks of spring. This year I’ll be serving up Lemon Poppy Seed Pudding with Lemon Curd Sauce made from Three Bakers bread to my family at Easter Brunch to get that bright […]

22 Mar 2016

We know that eating gluten free is a matter of making the healthier choice for many, however, many others do so out of necessity. Until there are no-fail treatments for celiac disease, those who have been diagnosed must adhere to a strict gluten-free diet. Nevertheless, special dietary needs often comes at a price. Have you found […]

17 Mar 2016
new treatments for celiac disease

With Celiac disease affecting one percent of Americans (three million), and an estimated 86 percent of cases going undiagnosed, it’s more important than ever to explore treatment options. While completely avoiding gluten is the most effective way to treat the condition, many new treatments for celiac disease and gluten intolerance are on the horizon. We’ll explore a […]