Gluten Free Shampoo & Conditioner

The decision to use gluten free shampoo and conditioner is entirely individual. Some people recommend using them, others do not. Now, please mind you that I’m simply sharing my OPINION on this sensitive subject. For myself, I try to use a gluten free shampoo and I do recommend it for my patients (please note thatContinue reading “Gluten Free Shampoo & Conditioner”

Lithuanian Kugelis

In my family, Christmas wouldn’t be complete without one of our favorite dishes- homemade kugelis. Kugelis is a traditional Lithuanian dish made of grated potatoes, eggs, and bacon. It’s probably one of my favorite things to eat and once you look over the recipe you will see why- there’s nothing healthy about it! It’s trulyContinue reading “Lithuanian Kugelis”

Gluten Free Parmesan Risotto

Risotto is a delicious Italian rice dish. Typically made with arborio rice, it is cooked to a cream consistency and served as a side dish, or alone!  Making risotto is takes some effort because you need to follow the steps carefully and be a slave to the process. It’s MUCH easier if you have everythingContinue reading “Gluten Free Parmesan Risotto”

Celiac basics for patients & those that love us

So what IS celiac disease? This is a question I answer all too frequently. Usually someone will interject that it is a food allergy. No, it isn’t. I’m not allergic in the same way that someone is allergic to bees or peanuts.  Celiac disease is considered to be an autoimmune disorder. Our small intestine normally hasContinue reading “Celiac basics for patients & those that love us”

Homemade Bolognese Sauce

Pasta has always been one of my favorite things to eat. In college, it was my go-to meal for late nights and even now it is a quick meal to prepare. I love heavier sauces and given the time of year, bolognese is one of my favorites! It’s easy to prepare but not something IContinue reading “Homemade Bolognese Sauce”

Gluten Free Gnocchi

Gnocchi is a pretty great substitute for pasta when you’re looking for something a little heavier. Gnocchi are usually potato based, but flour is added to help bind so you need to make sure that you gnocchi is gluten free if you are going to pick up some at your local grocery store. They areContinue reading “Gluten Free Gnocchi”

Parmesan Spaghetti Squash

I know this recipe is a little late given that it is well into fall and just about wintertime, but I found two spaghetti squash in the corner of my kitchen this morning and decided to whip some up for dinner! Spaghetti squash is a great healthy substitute for pasta- regardless if you are glutenContinue reading “Parmesan Spaghetti Squash”

Baked Parmesan Potato Chips

A healthier version of potato chips? And delicious? Thats pretty hard to beat! This is one of my go-to snack recipes. Its pretty easy to turn a potato into a yummy treat. Completely gluten free, savory, and filling. That’s a pretty sweet combination. 1 large potato 1tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1/4 tsp pepper 1/4Continue reading “Baked Parmesan Potato Chips”

Gluten free lotions

I had a few mixed emotions when deciding what to do when it came to beauty products. For myself, I’m okay with not being 100% gluten free with certain things, including lotions. I know you have to EAT gluten for it to cause a problem and I certainly do not eat lotion. Or do I?Continue reading “Gluten free lotions”

Jalapeno Tacos

Tacos are one of my favorite things to eat. Not only are they delicious, but they are pretty easy to make (or have delivered)! The shell is the only part that can sometimes give celiacs a little scare. Flour tortillas are obviously not an option, but the corn tortillas are usually pretty safe! Just makeContinue reading “Jalapeno Tacos”