Does Testing For Celiac Disease Sound Scary?

As I found out more about celiac disease I read that the only definitive diagnosis of celiac disease was to have an intestinal biopsy. The procedure required me to eat gluten for a month before the test. I was feeling so much better when I avoided gluten, and just the thought of having to eat…

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Weekly Meal Planner

Another tip on how to eat more real food: Meal plan each week. If you have a plan you can always make adjustments as the week moves along. But if you don’t have a plan, it’s easy to fall back on the easy packaged food that you want to learn to live without. I’ve put…

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Bone Broth

As we learn to live vibrantly-gluten free and thrive with celiac disease, there is one important thought we have to keep in mind: We have to put out the autoimmune fires! One healing soup and beverage is bone broth. Not very glamorous, but it helps your gut heal. Important! Bone Broth Ingredients: 2 pounds bones,…

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Eating Out With Celiac Disease

Eating with friends and family is an important part of most of our lives. Especially my life! But when you are trying to live with celiac disease, it can feel like navigating a mine field. Are Aunt Agnes matzo balls really gluten-free? Did that sandwich get made in a contamination free kitchen? Does my server…

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Lemon Bars

Lemon bars seem to be a harbinger of spring.  Their luscious yellow filling brightens the day. This version is gluten-free (of course!) and dairy-free.  It is low sugar, as most recipes call for 1 cup of sugar, and here we use only 1/3 cup. Lemon Bars Ingredients: Crust ½ cup coconut oil, melted 1 tsp…

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Easy Peanut Butter Cookies

How this recipe was able to fly under the radar for so long, I do not know. It’s so simple, and it was right under my nose. I have experimented with making gluten-free cookies with all types of flours. All the measuring, plus making sure that I had all the ingredients, made cookie-making into a…

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Join the CLEAN OUT THE GLUTEN Challenge

Join the Clean Out The Gluten Challenge! If you have celiac, or someone you care for has celiac, I invite you to take a complimentary five-day challenge with me. This complimentary five-day challenge can help you create a home that allows you to heal from celiac disease. Over five days, you’ll receive a daily checklist to…

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Online Nourished Festival

We are very excited for the upcoming Online Nourished Festival, March 20 and 21. This online show connects brands and specialty diet consumers… just like at the in-person festivals! You can discover new products, take advantage of show specials and coupons, enter giveaways and watch classes, all through the online platform. And it’s all free!…

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Pumpkin Chipotle Soup

Do you have a can or two of pumpkin puree hanging around from Thanksgiving? Here’s a quick lunch or dinner soup that makes up in a hurry. If you have leftover chicken or vegetables, add them to create a heartier soup. Cauliflower is one of my favorite adds. Pebre is a good topping and Flaxseed…

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Pesto

One of the flavor treats I’ve found in my gluten-free adventure is pesto. This version is also dairy free which I’ve comed to prefer. Before this recipe when I used a traditional recipe with Parmesean cheese, clean up could get tough, trying to scrape all the cheese residue off the dishes. The beauty of this…

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