Cooking for a Celiac? Helpful Tips for a Celiac Safe Dinner

Your Celiac loved one will likely not tell you that your food makes them sick. No one wants to sound like a hypochondriac or worse yet, ungrateful. But you are having a party and want to feed your gluten intolerant guest. So what can you offer them that is tasty, safe from cross-contamination, and will not make them panic? Your best bet is to find a pre-packaged product or a local dedicated gluten-free bakery that can provide safely made desserts. (…)

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Coconut Milk Ice Cream Review: Purely Decadent

Coconut milk ice cream review: When I heard there was a new choice in frozen treats for those of us who don’t eat/drink dairy products, boy was I excited. After all, this is National Ice Cream Month. I already make my own coconut milk frozen yogurt, but to be able to purchase already made coconut milk ice cream is a terrific option, and it’s even made with an alternative sugar — agave nectar. Pure Decadence is not rich — a characteristic you’ll either find “light and refreshing” or you may wish it were richer and creamier. (…)

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Corn and Gluten Allergies: Shopping Tips to Help You get Started

Are you recently diagnosed? This gluten and corn allergies getting started guide will help you take the guesswork out of managing your corn and gluten free diet. Corn and gluten free diet followers have to be very careful about how they shop and what they eat. I’ve decided to put together a set of shopping tips for the gluten and corn free diet to help folks get started. You can easily learn how to easily manage a gluten and corn free diet through Healthy Family’s many resources. So take advantage of them! (…)

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Free Celiac Screening through University of Chicago

The University of Chicago is hosting their annual free Celiac disease blood screening on Saturday, October 6, 2007. PRE-REGISTRATION is required and begins August 15th. If you or a loved one suspects you may have this disease and you are in the Chicago area, call to make a reservation at: (…)

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Gluten and Corn free Diet Shopping Tips for Food Allergy Sufferers

If you are new a gluten and corn free diet but you’ve been gluten free awhile, you will be disappointed to learn that corn is not considered a major allergen in the U.S. and is not regulated or labeled in food products as an allergen. There is just simply no law to protect people suffering from corn allergies. Since manufacturers are not accountable, labeling becomes a nefarious process of calling for verification and getting cross contaminated to whittle down safe products and reliable companies. (…)

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