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Kaempferol and an Anti-Ovarian Cancer “Green” Smoothie

Ovarian cancer remains the most deadly form of gynecologic cancer, mainly due to the fact that the vast majority of women are not diagnosed until the disease has become very advanced.  Due to its high mortality rate, it certainly makes sense to take preventative measures, especially if you have a family history and diet is […]

Gluten Free Menu Plan – Week of January 2, 2012

Happy new year everyone! I don’t know about you, but I am ready for summer.  The weather here in New Mexico has been perfect lately, sunny and in the mid-50’s!  I’m really getting the itch to get back in my garden and I just placed my order for onion plants today which will be a […]

Reconstructing Goldfish Crackers: Gluten Free Style

I cannot think of another processed food that has become more embedded in the minds of children than Pepperidge Farms’ Goldfish Crackers.  While they are not only just naturally entertaining in design (brilliant marketing if you ask me), they are the perfect size for kindergarten age fingers to expertly handle while they learn to count, […]

On the Outside Looking In: Gluten Free, Family, Holidays and Heartbreak

With the Christmas quickly upon us, I thought today would be the perfect time to answer the following question by one of my wonderful readers…about being on the gluten free diet, dealing with family and fitting in to society (this question was originally posted on my Facebook page). Do any other GF moms (I have Celiac […]

How You Can Help Send Children To A Gluten-Free Summer Camp!

  There’s an age-old saying that, in my opinion, has never been more true… “Tis better to give than to receive.” And the holiday season is the perfect time for you to give back to the gluten free community! In the spirit of the giving season, I want to bring your attention to a fundraiser […]

Gluten Free Menu Plan – Week of December 19

  Gluten Free Menu Plan – Week of December 19 Monday: Beef Pot Roast* (see note) and Salad. Note: this recipe is really good, and it’s easy to make in a slowcooker – just make sure your beef broth is gluten free.  I enjoy the juices as an au jus, but my hubby is much more […]

Adventures of a Gluten Free Mom’s List of Favorite Books and Resources on Celiac Disease, Gluten Intolerance and Overall Healthy Living

If you’ve been diagnosed with celiac disease, I’m going to take a wild guess at what your gastroenterologist told you right after he or she delivered the good news: He/she recommended that you should see a dietitian/nutritionist to help you learn the gluten free diet. He/she recommended you buy some Lactaid (for good measure) to […]

Adventures of a Gluten Free Mom’s List of Favorite Cookbooks

  As I was compiling a list of all my favorite gluten free cookbooks, gluten related medical/health books and my “would be lost without” kitchen gadgets, I realized that I’ve never shared any lists like this on my website before.  So here they come! In order to keep these lists manageable, I’m going to break […]

A Gluten Free Menu Plan for The Week of December 12

Menu Plan for the Week of December 12 Monday: Pork and Fennel Satay and Salad with Lemony Vinaigrette Tuesday: Baked Slowcooker Chicken, Roasted Broccoli and Roasted Carrots and Onions with Honey Balsamic Glaze Wednesday: Ribollita Soup (I will omit the bread and cheese) and Salad with Dairy Free Creamy Greek Dressing Thursday: The BEST Mayo-Free […]

Gluten Free Hot Artichoke Dip and Some Important Information about “Gluten Free” Corn and other Grains

  Looking for a mouthwatering, “I-will-eat-the-entire-thing-myself-if-someone-doesn’t-stop-me” gluten free appetizer to share at a party this holiday season?  I may have just the thing for you, Gluten Free Hot Artichoke Dip!  And for my readers who have other allergies and sensitivities, be sure to check out my recommendations on how to make this dip dairy-free, corn-free, […]