Category Archives: Dinner

Goodbye Summer – Hello Fall! Gluten Free Ideas

Time to say goodbye to summertime! Autumn has officially begun — and sad as we are to bid farewell to beach weekends and backyard barbeques, we’re pretty excited to start pulling out our favorite Fall recipes. We love cozy meals focusing on rich flavors and using fresh-picked seasonal fruits and vegetables. The key to any successful menu for the fall is to think about comfort food. Earthy, creamy, spicy and meaty immediately comes to our mind when thinking about our Fall meal planning. To help you decide what to serve for dinner, we wanted to share a few of our favorite gluten free...
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Dining Out with Celiac Disease

Author: SF Beach Street Grill For people with celiac disease, restaurant dining can be very difficult. In fact, in a study by Columbia University, 86% of celiac patients said the difficulties of dining out was a negative experience for them. In another study, nearly half the celiac respondents said they sometimes avoided eating in restaurants. For newly diagnosed celiac sufferers, restaurants can be especially difficult, particularly for those who are shy about asking questions. Over time, though, dining out can become much easier. Be sure to dine out with companions who are patient and supportive. Learn all...
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Top 5 Rules for Shopping Gluten Free

The best way to be 100% sure your food is gluten free is to buy it fresh and make it yourself. Rule #1: Check the label! Any product containing “wheat,” “rye,” or “barley” is not gluten-free. Also, oats don’t naturally contain gluten, but are often contaminated with small amounts of it, so many gluten-intolerant people avoid them.  Other, seemingly innocent additives, like alcohol, blue cheese, extracts, modified food starch, coloring, malt vinegar and hydrolyzed plant or vegetable protein also are not likely to be gluten-free. Rule #2: If you’re not sure, find out! Call the manufacturers customer service numbers they will be...
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Gluten Free Diet – What Not to Eat

Gluten free diet: What's allowed, what's not

A gluten free diet is used to treat celiac disease. A gluten free diet excludes the protein gluten, which can be found in grains such as wheat, barley, rye and triticale (a cross between wheat and rye). For people with celiac disease, gluten causes inflammation in the small intestines. Eating a gluten-free diet helps people with celiac disease control their signs and symptoms and prevent complications. The hardest part of the gluten free diet is probably when you realize that wheat is in almost every processed food imaginable. Here is a list of foods to avoid...
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