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On the subject of cornbread, I just use the recipe in my old Betty Crocker cookbook and substitute corn flour for the wheat, add 1 more egg or egg replacer and some xanthium gum. Corn flour is like corn meal only finer and works well.
This is the first time I have entered a message board although I was diagnosed 7 years ago at age 50. There are still days I walk past that doughnut and figure I am going to try it just this once, but I never do. Those first several months were really hard until I started collecting recipes specifically for us and after seven years of teaching myself how to cook all over again, my neighbors no longer make strange faces when I offer them some baked goods. You find out just how good those friends are at times like this. Mustn't give up. There are undoubtedly hidden glutens you are ingesting. I still can't believe how long it took to dawn on me that I couldn't eat malted milk balls!! A month is not long enough for you to see what a difference it will make...hang in there.