Archive | February, 2012

Eating Out Gluten Free

When you cook at home, you know what’s in stuff. This makes eating gluten free easy as pie. Well, crustless pie. Which would be pie filling. Which is basically sugar and fruit. See? Easy. Anyway, you can’t always eat at home. At some point you will have to go to a restaurant, which may strike […]

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A Walk Through the Grocery Store with Celia C

Celia C has a thing or two to say about your grocery shopping. Helpful stuff, ya’ll. Even if you’re not a Celiac, you might glean something, too. So read on! Your first trip to the grocery store after going gluten free might be a little awkward, but it doesn’t take long to become an absolute […]

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Celia C on Gluten Free Products

More handy info from Celia C on how to successfully live a gluten-free lifestyle. Listen up, peoples. So given that a lot of gluten free substitute foods are dry goods, you can now buy a LOT of them online. Amazon has a good selection and there’s also http://www.celiac.com/glutenfreemall. Also, some of the brands below sell […]

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Gluten Free for a Week

The holidays are a hard time for anyone to eat properly. Cakes, mashed potatoes, casseroles, pie. (I love pie.) Forget a diet. My goal is to not to need new pants by January 2. Achievable goals, people. So I can only imagine what living and eating through the holidays must be like for someone with […]

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Living Gluten Free: The Life & Times of Celia C

You may have noticed that gluten-free food is suddenly taking up space on the grocery shelves. This is, in part, because more and more people are being diagnosed with Celiac disease. Celiac disease is an intestinal condition that affects approximately 1 in 133 people. In a nutshell, the body reacts badly to gluten and cannot […]

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Pecan Shortbread Bars

It’s pecan season here in the South, and I for one prefer to eat my pecans in baked-treat-form. My parents have a pecan tree in their backyard and apparently my father eschewed his entire Saturday to-do list from my mom to crack 3 cups of pecans. It’s a tough job. Anyway, I ended up with […]

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