Aug/Sep 2012

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Living Without's Favorite Books: Safe Treats

Stasie John has two children (she calls them her “food-allergy warriors”) who eat differently than other kids. To help them live happily on their special diet, she penned The Gluten Glitch (Beaver’s Pond Press, Inc.), a charming book for youngsters who can’t eat gluten. Whether your little one has celiac disease or a gluten allergy, this colorfully illustrated tale speaks directly to the emotional and social aspects of feeling deprived.   More...

Living Without's Favorite Books: Easy Does It

Hectic day? Busy life? Let popular cookbook author Carol Kicinski plan your meals for you. Her latest offering, Simply…Gluten-free Quick Meals (Thomas Dunne Books) is a notable stress-buster for special-diet families on the go. With more than 100 recipes for “good food fast,” Kicinski starts with a menu and then provides a quick-cook strategy and simple instructions that are easy to follow with guaranteed delicious results.   More...

Living Without's Favorite Books: Paleo Parents

How do you inspire your children to make healthy food choices? Teach them to Eat Like A Dinosaur (Victory Belt Publishing, Inc.). This engaging book written by Stacy Toth and Matthew McCarry (aka the Paleo Parents) is a child-friendly primer on back-to-basics cooking using fresh ingredients without dairy, wheat, peanuts, soy or artificial additives.   More...

Living Without's Favorite Books: Gorgeous Gourmet

Here’s a gluten-free cookbook that’s beautiful enough for your coffee table. La Tartine Gourmande (Roost Books) by Beatrice Peltre is both sumptuous and scrumptious. Featuring almost 100 recipes, Peltre shares both her world view and her out-of-this-world recipes with fresh French flair.   More...