A Beginners Primer Archive

My Pantry — Flours

Posted October 20, 2012 By Sandy

After finding out I was gluten free, out went all the flour which were all wheat based!  But I found there is a whole array of gluten free flours that are wonderful – and taste good too. Following is a list of the most common gluten free flours: Almond                                             Amaranth Arrowroot Buckwheat Cornmeal Flaxseed […]

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Foods Containing Gluten

Posted October 19, 2012 By Sandy

Gluten seems to be hiding everywhere — if you are trying to avoid it!  The biggest surprise I received after finding out I was gluten intolerant (surprise #1) was that SO MANY processed foods contain gluten (surprise #2).  I felt like I needed to be a chemist to figure out what Foods Contained Gluten. If […]

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Tips for Newly Diagnosed Celiacs

Posted October 15, 2012 By Sandy

You have just been diagnosed with Celiac Disease or Gluten Intolerance.  A great relief to finally find out what is wrong with you, but what do you do now? Living Without magazine (one of the best magazines on the market for information on Gluten Intolerance, Celiac Disease, and food allergies in general) recently published an […]

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My Pantry

Posted October 13, 2012 By Sandy

When I became Gluten Free Vegan a few years ago, I needed to rethink everything I had eaten in the past and all the food I had on hand.  Many of the items in my pantry had gluten, dairy or eggs in them.  Since my husband is still a meat eater, we kept some of […]

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