Celiac.com 12/11/2009 - Happy Holidays, gluten-free food lovers! Our readers enjoyed the Thanksgiving edition of Celiac.com's Gluten-free Holiday Guide so much that we've decided to provide even more gluten-free food for thought as the holidays kick into high gear! Once again, the basic message is the same: With a little of planning and a few tips, anyone with celiac disease or gluten intolerance can enjoy safe,delicious gluten-free foods, treats, and baked goods this holiday season without worrying about accidental gluten consumption.

A Gluten-Free Christmas Tree!Along with some of our favorite tips and links for preparing delicious gluten-free meals and treats, we've included a list of great gluten-free gift selections to help you get the most out of your gluten-free holiday season.

Once again, for those planning to prepare a gluten-free turkey dinner, here are some helpful tips to help it go smoothly: Holiday Turkey with Gluten-Free StuffingKeep your loved ones happy and spend more time with friends and family and less time in the kitchen! Many excellent prepared gluten-free products can now be ordered and delivered directly to your door from places like the Gluten-Free Mall.

Don't forget those gluten-free cookies and crackers. Nothing anchors out the holiday snack selection like a good cracker. Choose from a wide selection of gluten-free crackers for your family and guests. Pair them with your favorite wines, cheeses, and hors d'oeuvres for a smashing holiday spread.

And who can get through the holidays without nibbling on a cookie. Not Santa, that's for sure! Keep plenty of gluten-free cookies and crackers on hand this holiday season, and remember to leave a gluten-free cookie for Santa!


Gluten-free Gift Ideas

Updated Gluten-free Food and Drug Lists are a great way to make sure your gluten-free loved ones are current with the latest gluten-free ingredients and products.
 
For those who like to stay abreast of the latest research on celiac disease and gluten intolerance, may we suggest the Journal of Gluten Sensitivity.

Gluten-Free Holiday Pumkin PiesBooks on gluten-free living, diet, recipes and other issues make great holiday gifts. This season, celiac.com suggests Elisabeth Hasselbeck's G-Free Diet

Remember, gluten-free personal body care products and gluten-free gift vouchers make great for your gluten-free loved ones.

Meantime, for those looking for more great gluten-free holiday food and meal suggestions, including celiac.com's Best Ever Gluten-free Stuffing, and Gluten-free Pumpkin Pie, click on the links.

Celiac.com wishes you and your loved ones a safe, healthy, and happy gluten-free holiday season!

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