Cut virtually across the food to create thin, flat, even pieces.
Slice the food first, then stack the slices and cut crosswise to create cubes. Cutting into small cubesabout ½-inch to ¾-inch creates pieces of the same size,which allows for uniform cooking... Read More
My husband is an Eagle Scout. He continues to use this phrase in the present tense, because apparently once
you’re an Eagle Scout, you’re always an Eagle Scout. And trust me, he still acts like an Eagle Scout today.He told me this funny story a couple of months ago about when he earned his first required badge for this coveted award (there are 21 of them, so I’m told)... Read More
When you heor the word superfood, do you picture a blueberry wearing a cope mode out of kale? Essentially, superfoods hove more nufrients than most foods, or they provide particularly large health benefits... Read More
The set was ready. The crew was waiting for the actors to arrive and for the Hollywood magic to begin. Jennifer arrived on set, weaker than ever but dedicated to taking on her role as a resilient police detective on the CBS show Blue Bloods. She opened the car door, stepped an achy foot onto the concrete, and lifted her exhausted body from the car. Something wasn’t right... Read More
We live in a mobile era where up-to-the-minute information and news is in demand and we want it at our fingertips – anytime and anywhere. Whether you prefer to use your desktop or laptop computer or click on an app on your smart phone, there are plenty of useful resources to help make gluten-free living easier and more enjoyable... Read More
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 is unintentionally added because of the way the food is processed... Read More
Having worked with patients for about two decades, I find interesting the widely varying responses of individuals who discover that they must maintain a gluten-free diet... Read More
SUGAR BINGE: How to Rebalance Your Child’s Blood Sugar
You’re relaxing on Easter morning, spending wonderful quality time with your family. You idly munch on jelly beans from the bowl on the kitchen table as you go throughout your day, realizing only when it’s too late that your child has inhaled a massive amount of that candy and is now bouncing off the walls... Read More
Road to Nowhere.
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.
All classic songs that bring back great memories when I hear them now.
The Road to Celiac? Yeah, not quite as special. But what a journey it’s been, both for me and for so many fellow celiacs I’ve heard from... Read More
Use your hands to remove the skin from the chicken thigh. Trim off the excess fat with a sharp knife and discard.
Place the thigh rough side up on a cutting board and locate the bone. Score a line through the meat along the bone with the tip of the knife. Using a short, flicking motion, expose the top of the bone with the tip of the knife.
Hold one end of the bone... Read More
Gluten sensitivity is now the biggest issue in the world of gluten intolerance. It might even currently be the biggest issue in the food industry! It certainly is far more common than celiac disease, yet it remains poorly understood.
If you react to gluten, then it is likely that you have a gluten sensitivity... Read More