medication

Could There Be a Trace of Gluten in Your Medication?

Gluten in pharmaceuticals is found in the inactive ingredients in medicine – also known as excipients. Excipients are defined as pharmacologically inactive substances that are included in the final formulation of the drug product. The purpose of the excipients is multifunctional. They provide bulk to the product and allow for the drug to be dissolved […]

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weight loss

The 10-Day Gluten Free Weight Loss Diet

  This is not a magic diet, but a combination of food that works turbocharges your body with healthy energy and will help you lose unwanted fat. This is a 10-day healthy detox adventure that will help you lose up to 10 pounds of unwanted fat, help you feel fantastic and look fabulous. Why this […]

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alcohol

Alcoholic Beverages and the Gluten-Free Diet

Alcoholic beverages typically come in two general varieties, based on how they are made: fermented or distilled. Despite the fact that many alcoholic beverages are made from gluten-rich components such as wheat, barely, and rye, the method of alcohol processing is what will determine whether the final product will contain gluten or not. Take it […]

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How Living Gluten-Free Can Change Your Life

  Starting my blog in 2013 was very exciting, because it gave me a chance to share information about gluten and  healthy gluten-free recipes.     For me, helping others understand that gluten may be something that is affecting their health has become very important. Today there are many people suffering from gluten without even […]

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spices

Could Gluten be Lurking in Your Spice Cabinet?

Herbs, spices, and spice blends are customary ingredients in Canadian cuisine. Statistics show that the usage of spices in Canada over the last twenty years has gone up by around 40%. Our palates are thrilled by the richness of flavor added by seasoning anything thrown on the grill or frying pan.   All herbs and […]

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Do Not Eat Gluten-Free – Live Gluten-Free!

How do we benefit from gluten? Gluten itself does not have nutritional value Why should we live gluten-free? Many people are unknowingly affected by gluten. Some may have gluten sensitivity, and others may have Celiac Disease, the most severe form of gluten sensitivity. But many of us just don’t feel as healthy, energetic and happy […]

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How to Help Your Child Transition to a Gluten-Free Diet

Children with gluten sensitivity often display behaviour similar to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or attention deficit disorder (ADD). Other symptoms include the inability to concentrate, mood swings, irritability and depression. Along with alleviating some of these symptoms, the gluten-free diet has been shown to help with the overall well-being of children.   For parents […]

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Celiac Disease Q & A  

Below are a few of the most common questions visitors to my website will ask. I thought I should share them with you in order to help spread awareness about celiac disease and the purpose of gluten free recipes website       Q: What is celiac disease? A: Celiac disease (pronounced see-liac) is a lifelong auto-immune […]

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budget

Living Gluten-Free On A Budget

Healthy eating and being gluten-free does not have to be costly. Here are 12 tips that will help you make healthy delicious gluten-free meals for your family without breaking the bank.     Plan your weekly menu; last minute shopping and going through the gluten-free aisles can put you quickly over the budget. Focus on […]

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