Medically Necessary Diet? Don't Freak Out!

Medically Necessary Diet? Don’t Freak Out!

A few months ago, I was in a local health food store and saw a sad but familiar sight: a woman with an utterly bewildered expression standing in the gluten-free aisle. I asked her if I could help her find something, and she said, "I don't know! The doctor told me today that I have celiac disease and

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Gluten Free Diva: Cherrybrook Kitchen® Gluten Free Dreams Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix

Gluten Free Diva: Cherrybrook Kitchen® Gluten Free Dreams Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix

Of course I try to eat fairly healthy, but there are times you just need a little indulgence. Since going gluten free I have been on the quest to find a worthy chocolate chip cookie. Of course I could try to perfect a recipe from scratch, but quite honestly I don’t have the time or patience for th

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The Gluten Free Diva: Wellaby's Cheese Ups

The Gluten Free Diva: Wellaby’s Cheese Ups

I know all my fellow gluten free friends can relate to having 5 items you totally miss the most and would pick to eat if given a day to freely digest the G word. My husband thinks I’m crazy, but one of my most missed items is Cheez-It® Crackers. I have loved them since eating them at the kitchen

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Gluten-Free Diva: Glutino Gluten Free Dream Cookies: Chocolate Vanilla Creme

Gluten-Free Diva: Glutino Gluten Free Dream Cookies: Chocolate Vanilla Creme

One positive for me about living gluten-free is that the temptation of many calorie loaded dessert type treats is eliminated unless someone goes out of their way to bake or buy me a special gluten-free dessert. One negative for my almost 10 year old daughter eating gluten free, is that she is exclud

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Gluten Free Diva: Crunchmaster Multi-Grain Crisps

Gluten Free Diva: Crunchmaster Multi-Grain Crisps

Is there anything better than an unexpected find??  How about one that is affordable and packs a nutritional punch too?  This is just what I found recently when strolling through the food aisles searching for a few staples in my tiny local Wal-Mart. I am always willing to try a new cracker, esp

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Gluten Free Diva: King Arthur Flour Gluten Free Muffin Mix

Gluten Free Diva: King Arthur Flour Gluten Free Muffin Mix

I would say a muffin mix is an extreme hit when your kids are requesting you make it for the third time in two weeks. When you make an excuse to stop at the grocery store so you can pick up another box, you know you love it just as much! I had noticed King Arthur Gluten Free products popping up i

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The Gluten Free Diva - Product Review: Betty Crocker Gluten Free Brownies

The Gluten Free Diva – Product Review: Betty Crocker Gluten Free Brownies

"Oooooohhhhh.”  “Oh, yum.”  “This is sinful.”  No that wasn’t the audio heard while flipping past the adult pay-per-view channel, but comments from coworkers around the table unknowingly enjoying a gluten free dessert! My first gluten free product review gets an enthusiastic thumbs up

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Recipe: Quick Lower Sugar Cinnamon Raisin Pudding

When you are craving something hot, sweet and delicious on a cold fall evening, try this! Prepare 2 cups of regular or instant rice according to package directions. Add a dash of salt. When rice is cooked, drain and add: 1 cup milk 1/2 cup of raisins 1 teaspoon of cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1 t

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Recipe: Garden Fresh “Pasta”

The flesh of spaghetti squash, when cooked, comes out like strands of cooked spaghetti and makes a great light stand-in for pasta lovers. Prepare squash by cutting in half lengthwise and removing seeds. Pierce skin several times with a fork and follow one of the cooking methods below. To bake, pre

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