Category Archives: Blog Posts

Articles about living gluten & grain free, Celiac Disease, product reviews, and general information; also includes our recipes.

Gluten Free Mushroom & Brie Appetizer


When I asked the question on my Facebook page – “Mushrooms, do you love them or hate them?” I was surprised that there were a lot more lovers than haters!  I had just tried this recipe and absolutely loved it, but my daughter is not such a raving fan of […]

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Gluten Free Grain Free Soy Free Bread Rolls


For the last three years, I have essentially avoided bread.  The processed stuff is just not great for you and is always grain-based (why does it matter if it it has “gluten free grains?”  Read more about being on a true gluten free diet here.)   Then I found the […]

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Gluten Free Grain Free Soy Free Breakfast Idea


Breakfast is SO important.  THE most important meal of the day! And yet, we rush out the door to our job, school, appointment, gym…leaving our body hungering to wake up.  The word “breakfast” means just what it says – it “breaks your fast” from the night before.  Your metabolism doesn’t […]

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Hearty and Spicy Soup – Gluten, Grain, and Soy Free!


Delicious Hearty Beef Stew – with a kick! Story This soup recipe has become a new favorite at our house! It is grain & soy-free, Paleo, and keto-friendly. I adapted this recipe from Sunny Anderson’s “Steak Soup” listing on Food Network’s website. The recipe had 5 stars, so I thought […]

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Digging in: Ingredient Labels


How far do you go to make sure that the product you’re ingesting doesn’t contain gluten or soy ingredients (or anything else to which you have an intolerance/allergy/sensitivity)? I generally don’t like to shout.  However, after my recent personal (and AWFUL) experience, I’m here with a reminder:  if you aren’t […]

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Paleo Vegetarian Yamsketti! Spaghetti


When I think of Paleo and Vegetarian in one sentence, my mind thinks… “what is left?” After several inquiries from people wanting to be gluten and grain free, but maintain their vegetarian life, I started investigating what was left.  I became curious about how to get enough calories from protein […]

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Gluten Free & Paleo Hearty and Spicy Soup


Last year, I wrote this on the very same date as today (1/7): “-8 degrees and -32 with the wind?  Whhhaaaattttt???? Yes, folks, we’ve been in a polar vortex.  As a lover of weather in general (my original career path was to be a meteorologist), I’m fascinated with all of […]

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Grain Free Paleo Pancakes


Breakfast is calling!  As a reminder, all of my recipes must be as follows: Simple Delicious Use ingredients I already have or can obtain easily (we don’t have a Whole Foods available in close proximity) Be normal enough to gain approval from non-Gluten Free teenagers Achievable without fancy equipment (for […]

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Giant Eagle Bacon – Free of added nitrates and nitrites


Sometimes, something comes to my attention about negative effects of a particular food or product. That always prompts me to investigate and understand the issue, and investigate the products.  In this particular case, we are talking about bacon. I’ve been eating bacon on an occasional basis, and I am always diligent […]

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Olives to Go – Gluten Free Snack Option


I was pretty excited to find these lovely packages of olives to go.  Let’s face it – there aren’t many packaged products I recommend, so adding one to the “approved” list is pretty exciting! Bonus #1: Since this is a new product, I found an introductory coupon for them. Bonus […]

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