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Breaking Up with Gluten

It’s been said that breaking up is hard to do. In my relationship with gluten, that was certainly the case. And I don’t use the word “relationship” lightly. For I most certainly had a

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All You Need to Know About the New Gluten-Free Labeling Rule

We see the words “gluten-free” on labels all the time. But until very recently, there wasn’t a universal agreement about what that legally meant in the US. While the upcoming rule isn’t perfect, it finally offers some protection for the gluten-free community. Let’s talk about what’s covered, what’s not and what you need to know. […]

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Hunting for Hidden Gluten

Wouldn’t it be lovely if everything with gluten came labeled with a big red “X” on it? Everyone following a strict gluten-free diet needs to be careful about every single crumb of gluten, and being that vigilant can feel like a full-time job! Sometimes gluten is intentionally added to food as an ingredient. Often, gluten […]

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Gluten Free FAQ’s with Dr.Vikki

Dr. Vikki Petersen weighs in on some common questions I was diagnosed with celiac disease/gluten sensitivity and am following a gluten-free diet, but I still don’t feel better. Why? There are one of two things occurring for this individual. The first is that they “think” they’re being strict with their diet when they continue to ingest […]

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Ask the Chef: Gluten-Free Panko

Q: I want to make over a recipe that calls for panko. What exactly is that? What’s the difference between panko and breadcrumbs? Could I use an equal amount of gluten-free breadcrumbs instead? Can I buy gluten-free panko anywhere? A: I’m so glad you asked! Panko crumbs and standard breadcrumbs have long been staples in a […]

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Is Wine Gluten Free?

It’s hard enough being gluten free without being able to enjoy a glass of red or white with your meal. We’re often asked, “Is wine gluten free?” Luckily, the resounding answer from experts is yes – wine is gluten free! So pour yourself a glass and let’s talk about how wine is made. Unlike beer, […]