Tag: gluten-free

Easter 2016: Allergy-Friendly and Gluten-Free Candies

Better hop to it! With Easter coming early this year, it’s time time to stock up on allergy-friendly chocolate bunnies, candy eggs and sugary chicks. Kids will stop at nothing searching for these tempting treats on Easter morning. Note: Always read labels to make sure ingredients haven’t changed. Available in the United States and Canada… Read more »

Open Up About Celiac Disease to See the Bigger Picture

Don’t allow a celiac diagnosis to leave you emotionally and socially boxed in. I stood 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighed all of 100 pounds. My teeth cracked under pressure, my hair fell out in clumps, and excruciating migraines and bouts of diarrhea kept me awake at night. To say I was suffering with poor health 25 years ago, in the time before… Read more »

Allergy-Friendly and Gluten-Free Tex-Mex Recipes

For your next taco night, avoid prepackaged fillers and allergen worries with these simple and safe Mexican food elements. Crockpot Shredded Chicken Place 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast in a slow cooker. Season with  1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon black pepper and 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano. Pour in 1 cup allergy-safe chicken broth, cover, and cook on low… Read more »

Celiac Urine Test May Offer Accurate Way to Monitor Glutening

For celiac patients, finding out whether they’ve been glutened may soon get easier and more accurate thanks to the development of a test that can detect the presence of gluten immunogenic peptides (GIP) in urine. A new study, presented at the International Celiac Disease Symposium in Prague in early August, shows that researchers were able… Read more »

Allergy-Friendly and Gluten-Free Summer Mains & Desserts

Whether it’s for a cookout at the park or a family barbecue, these mains are sure to please. All recipes are free of gluten and all Top 8 allergens. Mains “Buttermilk” Oven-Fried Chicken (pictured) Carne Asada Tacos Flank Steak Fajitas with Salsa and Guacamole Lemon Chicken with Olives Lamb Burger with Caramelized Red Onions Mini Burgers with… Read more »