Kitchen Strategies for Cooking for One

courtesy: Mary Fran Wiley Eating and cooking for one is hard work. (I mean, this whole adulting thing is hard – I had broccoli and a protein bar for dinner last night because I just couldn’t bring myself to cook when I got home after dance class). Food at comes in package sizes designed for Read more…

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Gluten Free Easter Candy Guide

Article from Jane Anderson at About.com Wondering what gluten-free Easter candy is available this year to place in your child’s Easter basket (or to enjoy yourself)? Here’s the list, updated as of March 2014, of gluten-free Easter candy — as you’ll see below, there are plenty of options you can use to make up a Read more…

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Creating New Gluten-free Holiday Traditions with Your Child | NFCA

Article courtesy of: National Foundation for Celiac Awareness 12/4/2013 Silvana Nardone shares tips for making your child’s transition to the gluten-free diet easier during the holidays. By Silvana Nardone of Silvana’s Kitchen The holidays are a time when food is the focus and this can be stressful for parents of children newly diagnosed with celiac disease Read more…

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What’s the Difference? Celiac Disease, Gluten Intolerance, and Wheat Allergy

What’s the difference between celiac disease, gluten intolerance, non-celiac gluten sensitivity and wheat allergy? We use “gluten intolerance” when referring to the entire category of gluten issues: celiac disease, non-celiac gluten sensitivity and wheat allergy. Celiac Disease is an inherited autoimmune disorder that affects the digestive process of the small intestine. “Non-celiac gluten sensitivity” (what many Read more…

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Guide to Egg Labeling – An Egg Education

Chickens with white earlobes produce white eggs; those with red earlobes produce brown eggs. Are we joking? Somehow, no. Here’s what your carton is telling you. by Modern Farmer GRADE AA: The golden standard. Whites are thick and firm; yokes are high and round; shells are sturdy and clean. GRADE A: The same as Grade AA, except egg whites Read more…

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Understanding Celiac Disease – Whole Foods Market

excerpt of an article from Whole Foods Market Celiac disease defined Celiac disease, also known as coeliac disease, gluten-sensitive enteropathy, non-tropical sprue, celiac sprue, and gluten intolerant enteropathy, is a chronic digestive disorder found in individuals who experience a toxic immune response when they ingest gluten. Dermatitis herpetiformis is a related skin condition experienced by Read more…

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