10 Easy Tips to Get Kids Involved in Cooking

Cooking with your kids is a fun activity the whole family can enjoy together. Children learn skills that they’ll use for the rest of their lives—and tend to be more adventurous eaters when they help prepare meals. Even if your kids are young, there are many ways they can help out. #1 Planning and shopping Read more…

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Tax Deduction Guide for Gluten-Free Products

 This is a Tax Deduction Guide for Gluten-Free Products and special diets due to medical needs. If you or your child has celiac disease, don’t forget to talk to your accountant about deducting the extra expenses related to the gluten-free diet. If your total medical expenses for the year exceed 10% (formerly 7.5%) of your adjusted Read more…

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What are "Lectins" and could I Be Allergic to Lectins?

DEFINITION of Lectins: Protein or glycoprotein substances, usually of plant origin, of non-immunoglobulin nature, capable of specific recognition of and reversible binding to, carbohydrate moieties of complex glycoconjugates without altering the covalent structure of any of the recognized glycosyl ligands. This group includes monovalent lectins (i.e. bacterial and plant toxins). These lectins bind to sugar Read more…

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Finding a Gluten Free Turkey

Hey Everybody – We’ve had so many questions from people trying to find Gluten Free Turkeys, I wanted to post a bit of a guide for you – hope you have a happy, healthy & Gluten Free Holiday Season –  KC Avoid these terms: – Basted, marinated, injected, preservatives, flavor enhanced, modified starch, irradiated spices Read more…

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About Lactose Intolerance

Lactose intolerance is the impaired ability to digest lactose (milk sugar). Lactose is a sugar naturally found in milk and is sometimes referred to as “milk sugar”. 
 It is digested by an enzyme called “lactase”, which is found in the small intestines of most people. However, many people don’t produce enough lactase to adequately Read more…

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Ben & Jerry’s – Gluten Free Flavors List

We all love ice cream, especially when it’s gluten-free right?  Well folks, the following list makes it very easy for you to enjoy some of the best ice cream in the world:   BEN & JERRY’S Gluten Free Flavor List: Ice Cream Butter Pecan Cherry Garcia Chocolate Fair Trade-Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl Chocolate Macadamia Chunky Read more…

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G-Free Foodie Guide – Ingredient Names for Gluten

Use this G-Free Foodie Guide to Ingredient Names for Gluten to locate Gluten in food or cosmetics.  Look for these items, or anything similar on product packaging to avoid Gluten.  Some items, like Oats, can be processed to be Gluten Free (you can find G-Free Steel Cut or Rolled Oats in our online store). Remember, Read more…

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