Top Pie Plates (review)

Pie Plates are a baker’s friend. Your kitchen needs to have a good all-purpose pie plate that you can use for quiche, fruit pies, custard pies, cakes (you can bake 8×8 size cakes in a 9” pie dish also for something different), impossible pies, the list goes on. There are all kinds of pie plates: glass, ceramic, metal, stoneware and…

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Gluten Free Italian Cookbook(review)

Here is a great book to add to your gluten free library. “Italians have a saying…To eat well, to drink well is to live well. That’s how I like to live my life, spending hours creating in my kitchen, filling long tables with delicious platters of food, surrounded by loved ones and laughter.” So begins…

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Is “Sugar Free” Good For You?

Natural sugars vs. artificial ones. More and more people these days are watching what they eat. However, some of the options presented as healthy are anything but. For example, take artificial sweeteners. The label “sugar free” often falls in the “healthy” category, yet sugar replacements can do more damage than plain ole sugar. What Are…

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Protein Benefits Your Health

4 Benefits of a Protein Packed Breakfast Breakfast is not to be underestimated, especially if that breakfast is rich with protein. There are several key benefits to eating protein first thing in the morning. These benefits range from boosting energy levels to boosting the immune system. 1. A Protein-Rich Breakfast Repairs Cells Cells are constantly…

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Smile it’s Good For Your Heart

Can stress do you harm? When you feel good about yourself, you also have a better outlook on life. Many successful people have used their positive attitude to overcome difficult obstacles. You can look on the bright side too and reap the benefits of heart health. The Heart and Stress The heart is a muscle.…

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Check Your Cross Contamination

 5 Things to Do to Guard Against Gluten Free Cross Contamination You have been diagnosed with celiac or suspect that gluten may be causing you problems. You have scoured your house, reading label after label, throwing out anything that could be a potential threat to your health. Everything has been washed and cleaned and re-organized.…

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The Wonder of Butter

Make sure to use “real” ingredients in your baking. I’ve always loved how butter brings out such a rich melt-in-your-mouth taste to your gluten free recipes. Every time someone asks me how come one of my cookies or muffins tastes so much better than theirs, the first thing out of my mouth is…Did you use…

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Take your life back with prepping

Get more time in your day by preparing your meals. Dealing with celiac disease, you often to make almost everything yourself. That’s a lot of time spent in the kitchen. Instead of doing one meal three times a day, why not prepare some of your ingredients for the week ahead of time? Photo source: Organize…

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Gluten Free: Not taken Seriously?

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Here’s an awesome article from NPR by James S Fell. In it he talks about the rise in public awareness of Gluten Free and how it has caused great advancements and also some angst for those of us with Celiac. His interviews show how, because of it’s “popularity”, those of us who must eat gluten…

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Chain restaurants to offer gluten free

Just found this article from Celiac.com. The future of chain restaurants for those of us with celiac is looking up. According to a recent article I found on Celiac.com, they stat that more than half of the chain restaurants in the U.S. are going to offer a gluten free menu. Take a peek at part…

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