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Gluten-Free Taco Quesadillas

Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 small onion, minced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 pound ground sirloin 2 teaspoons cumin 2 teaspoons chilli powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper 4 soft corn tortillas 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1/2 head iceberg lettuce 2 large plum tomatoes, finely diced (1 cup) Whole-milk sour cream, for garnish Chopped cilantro leaves, for garnish Method Place oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions and garlic. Reduce heat to medium and sauté 2 to 3 minutes or until onions are soft. Turn heat to high, add ground beef and brown, […]

Gluten-Free Teabags

Gluten-Free Teabags – A Coeliac Disease Urban Legend

Now urban legends are urban folklore that was created by stories weaved together and circulated around until most people have accepted them as truths. There are different kinds of urban myths and covers a wide range of subject matter. It’s not impossible to find that even diseases have their own folklore. A coeliac disease urban legend revolves around teabags containing gluten which can trigger the disease. For those who do not know, coeliac disease is a condition where the small intestines get inflamed due to the consumption of food containing gluten. Gluten is a protein commonly found in food made […]

Gluten-Free Baked Mac & Cheese

Gluten-Free Baked ‘Mac & Cheese’

Ingredients: 1 box ( 1 lb / 454 g ) Notta Pasta Fettuccine 4 Tbsp butter 1 small onion, minced 3 Tbsp potato starch* 3 cups whole milk 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp fresh ground pepper 1/2 tsp dried thyme leaves 1 bay leaf 2 & 1/2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan *Potato starch is found in the baking aisle or Jewish food section of the grocery store. Directions Put a large pot of salted water on to boil for pasta. Butter a 9″X13″ baking dish. Preheat broiler to high. Melt butter in a medium-sized saucepan […]

Tested Advice For Cooking Delicious Meals Without Gluten

Tested Advice For Cooking Delicious Meals Without Gluten

Cooking can be a great way to spend time, especially if you enjoy it. By all means, tuck these tips away for when you need them the most. Getting a sense of fulfilment from the act of cooking is something that only some people truly know. If you’re one of them, you’re lucky indeed. There is no one in the world who is incapable of learning how to cook. Some people just need a little more practice than others. Lots of people make the mistake of giving up learning to cook after failing to get a recipe right the first […]

Is a gluten free diet healthy

Is A Gluten-Free Diet Healthy?

Gluten-Free Diet and Your Health A lot of people may be confused or curious as to why some people go on a gluten-free diet. The reason is simple: they have conditions that make them gluten intolerant. This is the case with people who are afflicted with coeliac disease. Take note that intolerance is different from an allergy. While allergy causes an immune system reaction that affects numerous organs in the body, intolerance is less serious and is limited to digestive problems. This article is going to help you understand what coeliac disease is and its connection with gluten. It will […]


Nife Is Life Italian Delicatessen

Nife Is Life is an online Deli, a novel idea that actually works really well. Many of their mainstream products are naturally gluten-free (such as Cheeses, yoghurts, Fresh Fish and Wine etc). However when doing a search for gluten-free on their site they do a nice selection of gluten-free Pasta in types not widely available in mainstream shops. They also have a useful product for new mums who are looking to wean their babies on gluten-free biscuits, the Plasmon Gluten-Free Granulated Biscuit. They have a selection of Household items that may be of interest too which are all at reasonable […]

The Trials Of Eating In Restaurants

The Trials Of Eating In Restaurants On A Gluten-Free Diet

Eating out when you are on a restricted diet always has the potential for difficulty. Recently I was reminded of this when we went out for a late Sunday meal. As always we had spoken to the restaurant, in fact, it is one I have used before. Gravy is the usual problem for a traditional Sunday roast dinner. However, we were assured that the chef would produce a gluten-free version. So far I have yet to find any catering establishment that produces a gluten-free Yorkshire pudding. If you know of one please let us know so we can spread the […]

Coeliac Disease and Diabetic Issues

Coeliac Disease and Diabetic Issues

Dealing with several health issues can complicate things. As a diabetic balancing the degrees of carbohydrates, (starches and sugars) with the level of blood insulin requires thought and self-control. You must consistently consult your medical professional and diet professional for certain assistance. Individuals with type 1 diabetes are at a greater risk of developing coeliac disease. It follows that they will certainly need to manage a diet plan which manages both conditions. The diet plans do rest completely well with each other, yet it needs cautious preparing. In concept, the very same guidelines are on your diet plan, whatever the […]

How a Gluten-Free Diet Could Make You Fat

Specialist Gluten-Free Food Is Packed With Calories! Many people follow a gluten-free lifestyle. For them, it is essential to staying healthy usually after being been fully diagnosed with Coeliac Disease. Unfortunately, some people choose to follow the diet as they believe they have an intolerance. However, experts now warn that gluten-free food is packed with more sugar and calories than regular food. Consequently, it is more likely to encourage weight gain.  More people than ever are buying into the gluten-free trend.Not necessarily because they are suffering from coeliac disease, but because it is has achieved a bit of a ‘health […]

The Dangers of Self Diagnosis and Coeliac Disease

The Dangers of Self Diagnosis and Coeliac Disease

Recently there seems to be a growing trend towards people taking up a gluten-free diet without actually being diagnosed as having coeliac disease. Part of this increase is no doubt down to what seems like a glut of celebrity endorsements for a gluten-free diet. For example, Novak Djokovic and Gwyneth Paltrow both follow gluten-free diets. With names like these endorsing the diet you can see why so many people are taking it up. You can then fully understand why supermarkets are increasing their range. The increase in variety on our supermarket shelves is fantastic news to all fellow coeliac sufferers, […]