Tag: celiac disease

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 […]

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 […]

DIY Edible Gluten-Free Gifts

DIY Edible Gluten-Free Gifts

Food, it’s an intimate thing we share with loved ones. We gather around a table and share a meal. We have friends over and prepare snacks to make sure no one goes hungry. It brings people together and it’s the backbone of most social gatherings. […]

Gluten-free Easy Snickerdoodle Mug Cake

Gluten-free Easy Snickerdoodle Mug Cake

Want a Christmas indulgence in under 5 minutes? This Easy Gluten-Free Snickerdoodle Mug Cake is your solution. Alternatively, if you’re looking for a delicious edible gluten-free gift to give to your neighborhood celiac (or gluten-free friend), mug cakes are also a great option. Not only […]

3 Lessons on Dating with Celiac Disease

3 Lessons on Dating with Celiac Disease

Romantic relationships with celiac disease can be difficult to manage. I won’t lie, dating especially can be hard. While it can be tough, it can also teach you a lot. For instance, for me, dating has taught me: ◊ Fearless self-advocacy ◊ Boundary setting ◊ […]

Being a Gluten-Free Guest During the Holiday Season

Being a Gluten-Free Guest During the Holiday Season

How to sucessfully be a gluten-free guest during the holiday season without being exposed to gluten.

Gluten-Free College Dorm Tips

Gluten-Free College Dorm Tips

Living on campus with Celiac disease can be tough, especially when meal-plans and cafeterias have questionable offerings. College can sound like an anxiety-ridden mess for those of us who are gluten-free (or have any dietary needs really).
The Solution? My Gluten-Free College Dorm Tips.