Category: Smart Eating

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie with Praline and Coconut-Pecan Crust

I found another great site for Gluten-free foods. Now that one of my little ones is completely allergic to most grains, it is tougher than ever to find treats for the whole family. I was on the hunt for a gluten-free, vegan, and almost flour-less crust for a pecan pie. Phew, I found something really…

Creminelli Salami

What an awesome salami! But first…Yes the Creminelli salami is gluten free. In fact, they are also dairy free too! All Creminelli Handcrafted Italian Salami is free of gluten, milk and other allergens. I first noticed these crafty packages at my nearby Whole Foods. To be exact, I noticed the great packaging and then the…

Being Celiac and Dairy Free

Coconut Manna Milk

I’m finding that there is a correlation between being Celiac and having allergies to other foods such as dairy. Unfortunately for those of you that are just realizing that you are Celiac, you may need to give up bovine milk. Through blood work you may find that you need to stay away from soy too.…

What are some iron-rich foods?

Why is it important to have iron-rich foods if you have celiac? People that have celiac have an increase chance in nutrients, vitamins and mineral deficiency. One important mineral is iron. What levels should my iron be at? I have found that iron levels should be between 19 to 291. What are iron-rich foods? Meat,…

Food and ingredients with gluten to avoid

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Foods to avoid Barley Barley Malt Beer-unless labeled Gluten Free Bouillon Cubes Bran Breaded Foods, Bread Crumbs Bulgur Cake Flour Couscous Durum Farina Flour Tortillas Graham Flour, Crackers Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein Maltodextrin Malt-Vinegar, Flavoring, Syrup, and Extract Matzah Matzo Pasta made from Wheat Flour Ramen Noodles Rye, Spelt, Kamut, Triticale, Oats (due to possible cross…

Naturally gluten free products and ingredients

Live Gluten Free

Naturally Gluten Free Products Alcohol (distilled) Beverages Amaranth* Beans, Peas, Legumes, Garbanzo Buckwheat-(Kasha)Whole Grain Flour-beware if combined with other Flours Butter-watch for additives Cheese-real unprocessed-not Roquefort Chickpeas Corn-Cornmeal, Polenta, Flour, Hasa Marina, Masa, Grits and Pasta Flax Fruits and Vegetables-Plain-Canned, Fresh, Frozen Juice Meats and Fish-Plain Milk, Eggs Millet* Montina Oils-Vegetable, Canola Plain Nuts, Nut…

Gluten free labeling – Can we get some standardizing please?

Trader Joe's

After searching from store to store for some sort of standardization, gluten free food branding can not be found. But for those of you that would like a little help prior to hitting your local grocery store, here are some branding images that some of the grocery store chains have come up with to help…

What is gluten and who should stay away from it?

Source: http://whatisgluten.net/ Gluten, in its most simplest definition, is a kind of protein that tends to exist in wheat, barley, and rye among other carbohydrates. It is important to note that, despite a wide spread misperception, gluten alone is not necessarily bad for your health. It simply is. However, some people do have difficulty digesting…