Sautéed Mushrooms

Do You Know How Celiac Disease Works?

By Alice Bast, President, National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA)@abast on TwitterIf someone asks you, “What is celiac disease?” you probably have a response ready and waiting. But have you ever thought about exactly what happens when your body reacts to gluten? What goes on that causes those symptoms? What makes it an “autoimmune” response?...more

Grilled Peppered Steak

Thai Shrimp and Cabbage first tried this recipe years ago.  I was pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed the shrimp and cabbage combination.  The original recipe cooked the shrimp and served it over the cabbage for a really low-carb dinner.  We like it better with the shrimp and cabbage served over rice.  Because this recipe has some Thai flavors, we serve it over deliciously fragrant Jasmine rice. ...more

Gluten-free ain't that bad

A few months ago my good friend told me that her son had been diagnosed with Celiac disease; a digestive disorder involving intolerance to gluten. That same weekend we were at a birthday party together and I remember thinking it was going to be a bummer that he wouldn’t be able to eat birthday cake. From a 4-year olds perspective that’s a pretty big deal. But no worries, she had gotten him a huge gluten-free chocolate cupcake instead. To be honest, it looked a lot better than the cake!...more

Quick Pesto Pasta

Gluten-Free Chocolate Almond Flour Muffins


Are You Gluten Intolerant?

Many Americans have some level of gluten intolerance which may show through symptoms of stomach upset all the way up to Celica’s Disease.  There is a spectrum of disorders where gluten has an adverse effect on the body.  It’s generally accepted that one in 133 people have ...more

Quick Guacamole Guacamole ...more