Symptoms of Celiac disease

There are no typical signs and symptoms of celiac disease. Most people with the disease have general complaints, such as: Intermittent diarrhea Abdominal pain Bloating Sometimes people with celiac disease may have no gastrointestinal symptoms at all. Celiac disease symptoms can also mimic those of other conditions, such as irritable bowel syndrome, gastric ulcers, Crohn’s disease, parasite infections and anemia. Celiac disease may also present … Continue reading Symptoms of Celiac disease

What is Celiac Disease?

If you haven’t been diagnosed yet but think you might have it then you might want to think about getting a Celiac genetic testing done by your doctor.  If the test shows that you have  a marker for it than talking to your doctor about what the next step should be. Also make sure the doctor you are using is someone that is educated about the disease.  I’ve heard of bad … Continue reading What is Celiac Disease?

Dining out

Tips for Safe, Gluten-Free Dining If in doubt, choose a restaurant that offers a separate gluten-free menu. It may be safer to eat a an upscale restaurant where the chefs are typically more knowledgeable about special dietary needs.Contact the chef or restaurant manager ahead of time to ensure that a gluten-free meal can be accommodated. Before placing your meal order, mention to your waiter that … Continue reading Dining out

Moist Banana Bread Cake recipe

You know I guess I usually find myself having at least a couple of bananas around that I need to use up….so here’s another go to recipe my family loves.  Sort of a banana bread and sort of a cake. It’s moist and delicious and keeps well on the counter tightly covered for up to 3days. This recipe comes from the book: The Cake mix doctor bakes gluten free … Continue reading Moist Banana Bread Cake recipe

Amazingly moist banana bread recipe

 I had some bananas on my counter that really needed to be used and decided to finally try a gluten free version of my favorite banana bread recipe that I used to make before my daughter’s diagnosis. I was hesitant to make a gluten free version because I didn’t want to end up wasting my time and money since it’s very hard to make GF breads moist.  … Continue reading Amazingly moist banana bread recipe

vegetable creamy soup without the cream recipe

I grew up with my mom making soup all the time from whatever veggies she had in the fridge and it always came out yummy. Here is my own recipe for a creamy veggie soup that is sooo delicous and easy. I’m so happy to be sharing it with you. Let me know how you like it. 2 tbs of olive oil 1/2 large onion … Continue reading vegetable creamy soup without the cream recipe