Celiac/Gluten-Free

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A Gluten Free Wedding

Four and a half years after ordering gluten-free beer in that Silicon Valley Irish pub, Molly Duncan Stone and Kevin Duffy were married at Stanford Memorial Church in front of 192 family members and friends, including dozens of fellow celiacs. Based on our experience, here are my tips on how to plan a successful gluten-free celebration.
Gluten free breakfast cereal

The BEST Gluten-Free Breakfast Cereals

We taste-tested dozens of gluten free breakfast cereal brands to discover the best certified gluten-free cereals available. Cereal is definitely a staple in many gluten-free households. Almost 20 percent of our readers have cold cereal once a day and an additional 40 percent eat it at least once a week.
Bob's Red Mill

The Man Behind the Mill

Bob Moore has become an icon in the natural foods arena. His avuncular face, now familiar on grocery shelves, smiles serenely from every Bob’s Red Mill package. His trim white beard, flat cap, red vest and bolo tie have a comforting throwback look. And the company’s products—many of them gluten-free—are full of whole-grain deliciousness.
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Stressed Out: The Link Between Anxiety and Celiac Disease

Whether anxiety is more common in people with celiac disease than in the general population has been the subject of several recent studies. Many of these studies have reached differing conclusions, in part due to different comparison populations, says Benjamin Lebwohl, MD, a celiac expert at the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University in New York.
Costa Rica

A Taste of Costa Rica

Foods of Costa Rica are corn-based and inherently gluten-free. However, many restaurants use soy sauce as a flavoring. Be sure to specify, “no salsa de soya,” when ordering.
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Gluten in Your Medications

The risk is low. Here’s how to manage it. You may be extremely diligent about avoiding all sources of gluten—but what about gluten in your prescription and over-the-counter medications? The last place you want to encounter...
Rainbow Swirl Cupcake frosting

How to Make Rainbow Swirl Cupcake Frosting

Divide the frosting into 4 to 6 equal portions, depending on how many colors you want in your Rainbow Swirl Frosting and place them into separate medium-size bowls.
gluten free vegan cookie platter

Help! How Do I Make Vegan Gluten-Free Holiday Sweets?

These days, it’s easier than ever to find vegan gluten-free holiday recipes and mixes. You can also transform some of your family-favorite desserts into plant-based treats.
Christine Boyd and daughter

A Mother-Daughter Day

The educational trip for my daughter ended up being eye-opening for me. What did I learn? That celiac disease is a family affair. At just ten years old, my daughter is already celiac-smart. She’s developed an awareness and sensitivity to special-diet issues without my consciously instilling that. And glutening doesn’t just affect me, the person with celiac disease; my daughter felt it, too.
Woman at restaurant

Research Roundup: December/January 2019

About a third of restaurant foods labeled gluten-free contain detectable amounts of gluten, according to a new study by the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City.

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Pesto Potato Salad

Vegan Pesto Potato Salad

  Help! There’s a Vegan in My House! Keep everyone in your house happy and well fed with this delicious recipe. Potato salad gets an herbaceous makeover...
Celiac Disease and Cancer

Cancer & Celiac Disease

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"Oh, how I wish my doctors had told me about the psycho-social impact of celiac disease—social isolation, anxiety, depression. People stop inviting you to potlucks, lunch with friends, dinner celebrations and neighborhood gatherings because they don’t know how to deal with your dietary issues. Gluten Free and More helps me deal with these issues. But it really takes internal fortitude to push through the isolation and step out the front door."
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