If you haven’t discovered them yet, there’s a new alternative to snack chips that are tasty and satisfying for all ages! Rice Works are made from whole grain brown rice and have no preservatives, artificial colors, wheat or glutens. They come in SWEET CHILI, SEA SALT, SALSA MEXICAN and SESAME JOY. Rice Works can be […]
This June two companies are expanding their food lines to include some gluten-free foods! Chex will have some gluten-free cereals including corn, honey-nut, chocolate, strawberry and cinnamon chex. Betty Crocker will have mixes including cookies, cakes and brownies. I’m SO EXCITED to try them all!!!
I am constantly checking out new gluten-free pastas. On my last trip I found this Living Bean brand lasagna noodles, made from milled bean and corn. What I really like about it is it doesn’t have to be boiled first, which means no crumbly pasta! For my lasagna I used things I had on hand […]
Back to school for gluten-free and casein-free kids brings up another important point: Art projects! Some art supplies, such as play dough, glue, and paint, contain gluten. I wouldn’t worry so much about getting gluten on the skin, but every kid I know tends to stick their hands in their mouths at times. For this […]
When I was in the hospital in January of 2007, and learned about my diagnosis of Celiac Disease, I spent several days without eating anything. I was given nourishment through a PICC line, which is short for peripherally inserted central catheter. The nurses referred to my TPN (total parenteral nutrition) as my “milkshake” that was […]
This is my favorite video segment explaining what Celiac Disease and Gluten are.