how gluten free foods are made

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).

Wheat free vs Gluten free

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.

kentucky hot brown recipe

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 […]

is celiac disease life threatening

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 […]