gluten free diet

What to Eat on a Gluten Free Diet - The Week One Basics

Start off simple, with an Easy Gluten-Free Diet Plan that Makes Sense!

The hardest part of the gluten free diet is probably when you realize that wheat is in almost every processed food imaginable. So don't think about that now! Give yourself a week to mourn the fact that you can't buy normal bread and pasta, and that Campbell's soup can no longer dwell in your pantry. Mourn the obvious losses - we'll deal with the rest later. For the first week, let's focus on eating some healthy (unprocessed) gluten-free food.

 
 

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Make Your Own Gluten Free Sub Sandwich Make Your Own Gluten Free Sub Sandwich

Want a great sandwich recipe? These sub sandwiches are sans gluten, but packed with flavor! Triple lunch meats, combined with veggies and dressings make this a staple in your meal plans.

Make Gluten Free Thai Food at Home! "Larb" Make Gluten Free Thai Food at Home! "Larb"

One of our favorite, favorite restaurants back in Birmingham was a local Thai restaurant called Surin. Unfortunately, finding gluten free Thai fare (or any GF Asian food at all) can be difficult. That’s not going to stop me from eating...

gluten free monkey bread recipe Gluten Free Monkey Bread Recipe

With our Monkey Bread recipe, you'll have the perfect breakfast for any special occasion. Sweet balls of dough are doused in butter and cinnamon sugar, then baked to make a delightful pull-apart bread.

gluten free cupcakes recipe Gluten Free Cupcakes Recipe

While this recipe uses a box mix, you'll be altering it a little to make sure your cupcakes come out perfectly. You can make any color combination you want, to support your chosen teams.

gluten free honey chicken recipe Gluten Free Honey Chicken Recipe

Enjoy this yummy recipe that is based on Honey Chicken. If you love Chinese food, you'll love making your own gluten free versions at home. It does take a while to make this recipe, but it is well worth your time.

Three Gluten Free Summer Snack Ideas Three Gluten Free Summer Snack Ideas

I got an email this week from a reader who wanted gluten free snack ideas, so I thought I’d share our current favorites =) I really wish we weren’t driving today because I could get some hilarious pictures of the kids digging into...

gluten free diet weight loss Three Gluten Free Diets for Weight Loss

Ready to lose weight, Improve Energy Levels, and Feel Great–all without gluten? There’s often a lot of confusion about starting a gluten free diet. Most people, when they’re interested in eating gluten free, look up...

Three Things You Should Think About Before You Host Your Next Dinner Party Three Things You Should Think About Before You Host Your Next Dinner Party

It will be no surprise to anyone reading this that being a gluten free guest in someone else’s home could easily be compared to a minefield. This minefield extends beyond the food to the relationship between the host and guest. A recent...

paleo gluten free diet What to Eat on the Paleo (Gluten-Free) Diet?

Somehow I managed to forget, until now, to tell you what we can eat on a Primal Diet. Most of what follows this paragraph is excerpted from and based on the notes that John and I made while planning this experiment (on an incredibly long drive...

Day 10 On The Primal Diet - Playing Around With Intermittent Fasting Day 10 On The Primal Diet - Playing Around With Intermittent Fasting

Today is day 10 on our 30 day Primal Diet experiment, and I’m feeling great. What surprising about that is the fact that I haven’t had anything to eat all day long. It’s currently 2:45 pm and all I’ve had today is some...

7 Hormonal Issues Related To Gluten Sensitivity and Intolerance 7 Hormonal Issues Related To Gluten Sensitivity and Intolerance

Today’s guest post is from Court Tuttle. Court discovered that gluten was causing a lot of problems in his life – like insomnia, muscle weakness, and erratic energy levels – because it was affecting how his body produced...

gluten free soap Need Gluten Free Soap? Yes, Maybe So!

For some gluten-sensitive people, even avoiding soap with gluten just might help.

30 Days on the Primal Diet: A New Experiment On A Gluten Free Diet 30 Days on the Primal Diet: A New Experiment On A Gluten Free Diet

It’s interesting to me when I look back at the past several years of how Mary and I have eaten. We went completely gluten free in 2003, and we basically ate whatever we wanted so long as it didn’t have gluten. It was essentially the...

Do I Have To Proof My Yeast When I'm Making Bread Using a Gluten Free Bread Mix? Do I Have To Proof My Yeast When I'm Making Bread Using a Gluten Free Bread Mix?

Hi Mary: I just read your post making my own gluten free bread mix. I’m a little confused. You say that we can put the 2.5 c of flour mix in a qt size bag. Then you say we add the xanthum gum, sugar and yeast to the flour. So, my...

Gluten Free Diet helps Elevate Cortisol Gluten Free Diet helps Elevate Cortisol

Today’s guest post is from Court Tuttle, whom John and I met through a business coaching group a few years ago. Court found the gluten free diet through a somewhat unconventional path and we are happy to get to share his story with you.

Gluten Free Cooking Contest Gluten Free Cooking Contest

The first Bake Gluten Free Challenge ended on May 7th and it was a resounding success! I had so much fun reading the entries and looking at the photos that I’ve compiled a bunch of them here for you to read too. The Winner

gluten free chocolate cake recipe Gluten Free Chocolate Cake In A Mug Recipe

We have here a recipe that is so quick and easy, you may notice a difference to your waistline. This delicate chocolate cake is mixed and microwaved in a coffee mug. Be careful not to overuse the recipe.

gluten free bread mix Baking Gluten Free Bread & Bread Mix At Home

In today’s lesson, we’re going to delve more deeply into the issue of whether it’s best to bake bread from scratch or to use a gluten free bread mix. Baking bread scares a lot of people, especially baking bread from scratch.