Gluten-Free Life

Is Distilled Alcohol Safe for a Gluten-Free Lifestyle

Is Distilled Alcohol Safe for a Gluten-Free Lifestyle

Following a gluten-free lifestyle can be super confusing. Currently, there is a debate on whether or not Distilled Alcohol is safe for a gluten-free Lifestyle. The answer? It’s complicated. To put it simply, your body knows best so no matter what, if you respond poorly, […]

Guide to Gluten-free Drinking at Bars

Guide to Gluten-free Drinking at Bars

What to Avoid At All Costs When gluten-free drinking at bars, there are some things you should just know to avoid. Avoid anything that’s on tap. Ideally, tap lines should be cleaned and sterilized between uses which would prevent cross-contact but there is no way […]

Gluten-Free Lifestyle Support – Why it’s important and ways to find it

Gluten-Free Lifestyle Support – Why it’s important and ways to find it

Whether you have non-celiac gluten sensitivity or you have been diagnosed with celiac disease (or another condition that requires living gluten-free), support is instrumental in staying sane. Why Gluten-Free Lifestyle Support is Important A gluten-free lifestyle can be extremely isolating and restrictive. In fact, studies […]

Top 5 Nightshade Free Pasta Sauces

Top 5 Nightshade Free Pasta Sauces

When you’re avoiding nightshades suddenly it feels like an entire cuisine is off-limits. When chilli powder, paprika, and other nightshade spices seem to be in everything it can be tough to find safe sauces for your pasta (or anything). Not to mention when brands just […]

Should I be Gluten-free and Nightshade Free?

Should I be Gluten-free and Nightshade Free?

People with Celiac Disease often don’t find relief after simply following a gluten-free diet. This can be for a variety of reasons. Often people with Celiac ask themselves if they should follow a nightshade-free diet too. What are Nightshades? You might know nightshades to be […]

Is a Gluten-Free Diet Enough for Celiac Disease

Is a Gluten-Free Diet Enough for Celiac Disease

As your fellow celiac dietetic professional, I feel the need to address the following question: Is a Gluten-Free Diet enough to treat Celiac Disease? Keep reading to find out why I don’t think it is.  Celiac Disease is Serious Celiac, also known as Sprue, is […]

Top Gluten-Free Meal-Prep Recipes

Top Gluten-Free Meal-Prep Recipes

Achieve your goals with meal-prep with my top gluten-free meal-prep recipes. Meal-prepping doesn’t have to be boring or take tons of time. With the right recipes in your tool-kit, you can have a week full of healthy snacks and meals that taste good and only […]

Self-Care is Important When You Have Celiac Disease + 15 Way to Practice it

Self-Care is Important When You Have Celiac Disease + 15 Way to Practice it

What is Celiac Disease? Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease that impacts the digestive track. Basically, when you have celiac disease your body attacks itself when you eat food that contain gluten. This causes damage to the small intestine that can lead to malabsorption, nutrient […]

Should people with celiac disease avoid cross-reactive foods?

Should people with celiac disease avoid cross-reactive foods?

After following a gluten-free diet you might be wondering if you need to worry about gluten cross-reactive foods. What is a Gluten Cross-Reactive Food? The basic argument is that gluten cross-reactive foods are foods that have proteins so similar to gluten that the body gets […]