Come over for dinner this weekend - just tell me what to make for you!' These can be the most welcome or the most terrifying words a friend can ever say to a celiac. Whether eating with your bestie or your newest flame, you still need to eat safely. What do you do? Thanks for thinking of me First of all, say thank you! Eating together is an intimate activity; invitations to someone's home are rare and generous. So is offering to consider your needs. We all know people who eit
Thanksgiving is such an emotional holiday for Americans. We have a national myth built around gathering with friends and family to play or watch football, start the holiday shopping season and oh yes, eat, eat, eat! Talk about pressure! For too many celiacs, Thanksgiving is the start of the most stressful season of the year. Heavily laden holiday tables can be a minefield, with gluten hidden everywhere.
It doesn't have to be that way. I have been joining or hosting Thanksgi
So you've just been diagnosed with celiac disease, and you need to make your kitchen gluten free. Should you make the whole house gluten free for one person? That is one of the biggest controversies in the celiac world! Do you live alone? That's easier; make the whole house safe. After all, it's your home. What if you live with other people? Are they family, friends, or basically strangers? Are they adults or children? How many of you need to be gluten free? How supportive
#glutenfreelife #livingwithceliac #glutenfreeliving #lifeisgood Like most celiacs, my life since diagnosis has required overcoming many challenges: figuring out what to eat, how to find it and how to cook it. Learning to eat out again, and to advocate for myself without coming across as defensive or difficult. And the physical recovery from my symptoms: the endless stomach problems, headaches, brain fog and mystery ailments that plague the undiagnosed celiac daily. After 20+
#glutenfreebaking #glutenfreeliving #glutenfreecookbook Why in the world am I writing a gluten free cookbook? I'm writing a cookbook, filled with recipes for easy, tasty, gluten free treats. If you're here, you probably know that. But you might not know what goes into a project like this. Let me tell you, it's fun. A complete adventure. A bit overwhelming. Sometimes quite tiring. And if you're not careful, it can be very fattening! It all started when I brought some brownies