Category: Gluten Free

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake Brownies

Recipe and Photo Copyright by Elizabeth Barbone Of course, candy makes Halloween sweet but there’s nothing quite like a homemade baked treat. These gluten-free pumpkin spice cheesecake brownies are beloved by kids of all ages—especially by those too old to trick or treat*. These brownies are ridiculously easy to make. Just prepare one box of Price Chopper gluten-free brownie mix…

Celebrate Celiac Awareness Day with Whole Grains!

by Elizabeth Barbone September 13 is Celiac Awareness Day! Celebrated on the birthday of Samuel Gee, the physician who, in 1888, made the connection between the celiac disease and diet, the day calls attention to what was once a little known autoimmune disease. When someone with celiac disease eats gluten, a protein found in grains like wheat, rye, and barley,…

Treat Me Gluten-Free

Written by Karen Anderson, LCSWR,RD,CDN,CSSD Registered Dietitian and Clinical Social Worker   Halloween is almost here! Trick or Treating gluten-free is NOT at all like finding a needle in a haystack. There are PLENTY of gluten-free goodies for treaters, most of which are by well-known brands and can be found right at Price Chopper. There is no need to deny the sweet…

I am Gluten Free, but it’s not WHO I am

Guest Post Written by Karen Anderson, LCSWR,RD,CDN,CSSD   Nutrition Consultant Eating gluten free by choice differs greatly from eating gluten free by necessity. Put another way, people who physically cannot tolerate gluten live with an inability to eat gluten without risking harm to their bodies. That risk is not controllable as long as they eat gluten. Those with a physical intolerance…

Gluten-Free and Passover: Uncommon Bedfellows

Guest Post Contributed by Elizabeth Barbone Passover, the holiday commemorating the Jewish exodus from Egypt, begins on April 6 this year. Even if you don’t observe the holiday for religious reasons, it’s worth checking out Passover foods if you have celiac disease or food allergies. Here’s why: During Passover, wheat, rye, oats, barley, and spelt are forbidden for those celebrating…

A Sweet, Homemade (Gluten-Free) Valentine’s Day Meal

Guest Post Contributed by Elizabeth Barbone http://www.GlutenFreeBaking.com I know lots of folks love to spend Valentine’s Day enjoying a meal at a restaurant. I’m not one of them! Thanks to my many food allergies, the thought of eating out on such a busy night makes me nervous. Instead I prepare something at home that I know is safe. Since Valentine’s Day…

Super Gluten-Free Super Bowl Recipes

Guest Post Contributed by Elizabeth Barbone http://www.GlutenFreeBaking.com Is it just me or is the Super Bowl second only to Thanksgiving as a food holiday? Here are four recipes for classic game-day foods, made gluten-free! Wings Most wings you order at a bar or grill are breaded and fried. Since I don’t want to drag out the deep-fryer on game day,…

Happy, Healthy, Gluten-Free New Year!

by Karen Anderson, LCSWR,RD,CDN,CSSD Nutrition Consultant On October 15, 1995 I was presented an unusual birthday gift: the diagnosis of Celiac.  This was a brand new, never-before-imagined present for me, turning 36. With it came challenge both nutritionally and emotionally. My resolution to be gluten-free was an un-chosen, non-refundable and resisted thing. Why me? Was it not enough to live…

The Cook’s Gluten-Free Reference Library

by Karen Anderson, LCSWR,RD,CDN,CSSD   Nutrition Consultant Cooking and baking Gluten-Free without guidance can be like hiking the wilderness without your gear. It is going to be very difficult to get to your destination! The following reads provide plenty of the right gear for GF kitchen success! They also make a great holiday gift! Cookbooks Artisanal Gluten-Free Cooking, by Kelli Bronski…

The Colors of Gluten-Freedom

    Written by Karen Anderson, LCSWR,RD,CDN,CSSD Registered Dietitian and Clinical Social Worker “I’m in a prison! This gluten-free diet thing is so limited!” Actually, this perspective on gluten-free eating is limited. My response, “It is a prism, not a prison!” For those on the path of gluten-free eating, welcome to fruit and vegetable land. This is the trail of…