SIMPLE AND DELICIOUS DRINKS

ROSE HIPS AND BERRIES (a vitamin C boost in the morning) 1 tbsp dried rose hips (crushed) 1 tbsp dried berries (strawberries, blueberries, bilberries) 8 oz. fresh boiling water. Steep covered for 5 minutes minimum, remove the herbs and berries and enjoy.  Sweeten with...

LIVING GLUTEN-FREE IRON DEFICIENCY ANEMIA

Iron-deficiency anemia is the most prevalent type of anemia globally and is common in people with celiac disease. In a study of newly diagnosed celiacs, one-third had anemia. There’s evidence that people who report constipation as their main symptom may have a...

LIVING GLUTEN-FREE HIDDEN GLUTEN

Food manufactured or prepared in any way could contain gluten, making it essential to read labels that don’t explicitly state “gluten-free.” Products labelled wheat-free are not necessarily GF. Celiacs and those with gluten intolerances faithfully avoid...

LIVING GLUTEN-FREE FLOURS CONTINUED

GF starches and flours used in blends can be confusing. Recipes often call for a ratio of about 80% starches to 20% whole grain flours. The following list is not exhaustive by any means – I’ve not even touched on most seeds, nuts and legumes. However, I have...

GOLDENROD CORNBREAD

Goldenrod Cornbread: This slightly-sweet gluten-free cornbread has a nutty, slightly herbaceous flavour thanks to the addition of fresh goldenrod flowers and a surprising orange colour with the addition of turmeric (which also adds some anti-inflammatory properties to...

LIVING GLUTEN-FREE, FLOUR

Adapting to a gluten-free diet may seem overwhelming – especially after reading recipes that call for flours and starches you’ve never heard of before. A gluten-free diet means eliminating all items that contain the proteins found in wheat, rye, barley and...