Dec/Jan 2017

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Winning Gluten-Free Cupcakes

Kyra Bussanich baked more than 6,000 (not a misprint) gluten-free cupcakes while competing on Food Networkís Cupcake Wars. The four-time champion and cookbook author knows her way around a kitchen. Often on many top ten U.S. bakery lists, Kyraís Bake Shop has helped make gluten-free baking mainstream.   More...

Gluten-Free Holiday Cookie Swap

Bake a big batch of one gluten-free recipe and exchange it for a variety of different gluten-free cookies. Itís a fun excuse to get together with friends while stockpiling an assortment of the seasonís delicious gluten-free treats.   More...

So Saucy: 5 Gluten-Free Sauces

Subscribers Only — Put away the cheese sauce, the cream sauce and the rich buttery glazes. These tasty gluten-free sauces will take your menu to flavorful new heights without the empty calories.   More...

Best Gluten-Free Buttermilk Rolls

Subscribers Only — Buttermilk ensures these gluten-free rolls have a moist texture and a rich buttery flavor. Double acting baking powder and yeast give them a light and fluffy texture. Baking powder delivers extra rise. And a pinch of ground ginger adds a nice synergy.   More...

Got GERD?

Subscribers Only — Before she was diagnosed with celiac disease, Erica Dermer, managing editor of Gluten Free & More, suffered from frequent heartburn, gastric reflux and nausea. To tame the caustic heartburn and reflux, she was prescribed powerful proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) but her symptoms didnít fully resolve. At 25, she was concerned about taking GERD medication long-term, particularly with so little improvement to show for it. Pushing for answers, she finally discovered she had celiac disease and gastroparesis (sluggish digestion).   More...

Time for Gluten-Free Pies

Enhance your gluten-free holiday menu with these fabulous gluten-free pies. From fancy to rustic, from custard to fruit, thereís a slice of delicious gluten-free pie for everyone.   More...

Life Story

Weight Gain Linked to Celiac Disease?

Weight gain is common for newly diagnosed celiacs. If youíre underweight from longstanding malabsorption, putting on a few pounds after going gluten-free can be a good thing. For the rest of us, itís frustrating to see the scale tip as we eliminate gluten from our diets. While itís true that processed, packaged gluten-free foods are often higher in calories and fat, many of us arenít overindulging. So why are the pounds piling up?   More...

We’ve Got "Allergy Problems"

I have an issue with people who donít realizeóor donít want to realizeóthe ramifications of eating gluten for people like me who have celiac disease. My church sponsors a dinner club, which I regularly attend. We were dining in the home of our eldest member when I inquired about the suspicious bread in her casserole. With obvious impatience, she replied, ďItís only a little,Ē like only a little gluten wasnít going to be a problem for me. I didnít eat her casserole and never went back to that dinner club. It wasnít as if I hadnít told her about my dietary problems. She just didnít care. The other club members arenít like this.   More...

Heart Health

Subscribers Only — Five years ago, Randy Humphries got up in the middle of the night to use the bathroom and quickly realized he couldnít walk. His left side was weak and his face numb. His wife rushed him to the hospital where doctors began emergency treatment for stroke. Not long after the stroke, however, his doctors discovered he was anemic. Further tests revealed he had celiac disease and then, to Humphriesí surprise, his gastroenterologist hinted at a possible connection between celiac disease and stroke.   More...

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Don't Miss These Gluten-Free Products!

Here is the latest and greatest in store-bought gluten free, paleo and vegan items. Get the scoop on cassava flour tortillas, paleo salad dressing, bone broth, almond crackers and more!   More...

Talking Gluten-Free Turkey

No need to stress over finding the right turkey. Many companies offer birds that are gluten-free. Here are our favorite brands of gluten-free birds, some with laudable animal welfare practices. Enjoy your holiday feast!   More...

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Research Roundup: Celiacs in College, Probiotic Impact on Gut Biome, & More!

According to a survey conducted by the New England Celiac Organization (NECO), almost half of college students with celiac disease say that eating gluten-free on campus is a problem. Students reported gluten cross-contamination in campus cafeterias, difficulty socializing due to embarrassment related to food and challenges advocating for themselves with untrained food staff. Thirty percent of those surveyed said they found ďno solutionĒ to their dietary restrictions on campus. Sixty percent were unlikely to recommend their university to others with celiac disease.   More...

Food for Thought

Heart of the Matter

There are a thousand things that hurry us from one place to another, especially during the holidays. But when you see a small business owner putting himself or herself out there, stop if you can. We benefit from their persistence, particularly as part of a dietary community that was long ignored by the mass market.   More...

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