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How to Make Gluten-Free Bagels

Starting the day with a nice, chewy bagel isn’t just a dream for celiacs. You can customize this gluten-free recipe by adding raisins or cheese, substituting 1/2 teaspoon dried onion flakes for the cinnamon [more…]

How to Make Gluten-Free Pretzels

A thick, chewy pretzel is a sumptuous snack that you can enjoy even if you can’t digest gluten. This gluten-free recipe is suitable for those with celiac disease. For a cheesy pretzel, add cheese to the [more…]

How to Make a Gluten-Free Maple Soufflé

This gluten-free creation is the lightest, puffiest, airiest egg soufflé you’ve ever experienced. Drizzle a little maple syrup over the top of each piece for a perfect presentation. [more…]

How to Correct Problems with Gluten-Free Bread Baking

You may have to try several times to get your gluten-free baked loaves to come out right, so don’t get discouraged if your first attempt isn’t picture perfect. [more…]

How to Make Gluten-Free Breakfast Biscuit Bread

This gluten-free bread looks, smells, cuts, toasts, and tastes like actual bread should for a “real” bread experience. Whether you slice it thin to make sandwiches, toast it and spread it with peanut butter [more…]

How to Make Feather-Light Gluten-Free Crepes

Making crepes that are paper thin yet hold up when rolled with a filling isn’t an easy task. Follow this gluten-free recipe and you'll be pleasantly surprised with your culinary skills! [more…]

How to Make Gluten-Free Peachy French Toast

French toast always tastes good, but this gluten-free version is a real winner. Keep the cap on the bottle of maple syrup because you won’t need it. The peach syrup that goes over the French toast is two [more…]

How to Make Gluten-Free Potato Tomato Pie

It’s far too messy and time consuming to make hash brown potatoes for a crowd. Besides, hash browns are ordinary. This gluten-free pie is not only delicious, but also impressive in its appearance. You [more…]

Gluten-Free Delight: Ham with Glazed Bananas

If you like Bananas Foster, you’ll love this rendition with ham made with naturally gluten-free ingredients. Select fairly firm bananas so they don’t get too soft when cooked. If the ham you select has [more…]

How to Make Gluten-Free Potato Nests with Shrimp

This gluten-free dish appeals to your sense of sight as well as to your sense of taste. When food is presented in an appealing, enticing manner, you begin to anticipate how absolutely wonderful it will [more…]

How to Create a Gluten-Free Caesar Sandwich

Hail to the Caesar sandwich made the gluten-free way! You can make this with deli chicken, but it’s even better with leftover roasted or grilled chicken. [more…]

How to Cook Up Best-Ever Gluten-Free Sloppy Joes

Double, triple, or quadruple this gluten-free recipe when you host a birthday party for your children’s friends or whenever you have your friends over to watch a game. Spoon several heaping spoonfuls of [more…]

How to Create Gluten-Free Antipasto Lettuce Wraps

Belgian endive leaves were created to hold stuff. They’re naturally boat-shaped and beg for a filling, which makes them a perfect, gluten-free substitute for sandwich bread. You can eat these wraps right [more…]

How to Make Gluten-Free Roll-Ups

The beauty of these gluten-free roll-ups is that each time you make them, you can vary the ingredients. You can substitute roast beef, American cheese, and watercress, or corned beef and Swiss cheese with [more…]

How to Make Gluten-Free Three-Cheese Pizza

This gluten-free pizza is so far beyond the traditional concept. There’s no sauce, but it doesn’t need any because the cheeses melt and meld and mingle together to form a covering that surpasses sublime [more…]

How to Make Gluten-Free Enchilada Casserole

Keep these gluten-free enchiladas covered in the refrigerator to pop in the oven, toaster oven, or microwave when your tummy warns you that it’s lunchtime. For extra decadence, top with sour cream before [more…]

What Tests to Expect for Celiac Disease Diagnosis

The most widely accepted testing protocol for celiac disease (basically, the inability to digest gluten) includes a blood test followed by an intestinal biopsy, though there isn’t an exact science behind [more…]

Blood Tests to Help Diagnose Celiac Disease

If your doctor suspects that you have celiac disease or gluten intolerance, he or she may use blood tests — also called serological tests — to look for antibodies that the body produces when someone with [more…]

How to Gluten-Free Grocery Shop

Gluten-free grocery shopping may sound like a challenge, but it’s getting easier every day. The key to shopping for gluten-free goods is: knowing where to go and what to look for once you get there. [more…]

How to Save Money on a Gluten-Free Diet

Gluten-free diets don’t need to be expensive. Much of the extra cost comes from specialty products, although cheaper alternatives usually are available from a local grocer. Generic brands also offer a [more…]

How to Achieve Success in Baking Gluten-Free Bread

Baking gluten-free bread is a tricky task to conquer — its different texture and unique taste make people cautious. Follow these tips to help bake the perfect loaf of delicious bread suitable for celiacs [more…]

How to Eat Out on a Gluten-Free Diet

Dining out on a gluten-free diet can be scary; you don’t know for sure if your foods are cross-contaminated or what ingredients actually go into them. However, you can ensure that your restaurant experience [more…]

How to Stay Healthy on a Gluten-Free Diet

A gluten-free diet can be just as healthy or unhealthy as a gluten containing diet. It all depends on how you choose to substitute your gluten-containing foods. By replacing foods with a health-conscious [more…]

How to Explain Gluten-Free to your Celiac Child

Your kids take the cue from you on how to handle their gluten-free diet, so it’s extremely important that you to stay positive and upbeat around your celiac child. Explain the diet to your children by [more…]

How to Stock a Gluten-Free Kitchen

If you or someone in your household is gluten-intolerant, you need to know what supplies to keep on hand in your gluten-free kitchen. Maintain a few specialty-made staples in the pantry for those days [more…]


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