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jerseyangel

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  1. Hi Bartfull, just popped over to say I wish you peace. I remember you as such a positive presence on this board.
  2. I've been gluten free for 10 years, and have never come across a turkey that had gluten. *Of course, a pre stuffed turkey or a gravy packet non withstanding.* By law, any wheat ingredients (self basting turkeys for example) would have to be listed on the label. I already have my Butterball in the freezer.
  3. Carrageenan is used as a thickener, to enhance texture, it's not a probiotic. If it's in a product, it will be listed as such on the ingredient list.
  4. Hi, I noticed that you use almond milk, and thought I'd pass along something that I learned while doing a dairy free trial a while back and subbed almond milk for dairy in my daily tea. A lot of commercial almond milks contain carrigeenan, which can cause pretty severe intestinal irritation in some people. It's *not* a gluten issue, but it's something to consider if you're trying to figure out what's bothering you. At any rate, I hope you get to the source of your discomfort:)
  5. Yes! He told me about this also
  6. Just an FYI that I thought might be helpful to some here. Recently, I was at my local Ruby Tuesdays, where I've always felt perfectly safe ordering off the gluten free menu. I simply mention to the waiter that I'm gluten free, and I've never had a problem there. This time, shortly after ordering, the manager came over, introduced himself and told me that as of the first of the year (2015) Ruby Tuesday has stepped up their gluten free protocol nationwide. They now have separate utensils and prep areas, and they not only clean a portion of the grill before our food is placed on it-- they use foil under our food. Gluten free orders are carried out from the kitchen separately to further avoid cross contamination. It's so nice to hear of companies who really seem to care and I wanted to pass the word
  7. Truly one of a kind:). I came across her name recently in my address book while looking for someone else. Made me smile.
  8. Both the name brand and generic Lexapro are gluten free.
  9. Hi, and welcome to the board:) I live in South Jersey, just outside of Philadelphia. There is a nice little dedicated gluten free bakery on S 9th St, in the Italian Market called Taffets. They have excellent breads, rolls, biscotti and they do cakes to order. In the general area, check out Red Robbin, Outback Steakhouse, PF Changs, Elevation Burger, and Zinburger. Not sure of the locations that would be nearest to you, but I have had good luck with any that I've been to-- of course, and as always, let the server know of your needs before ordering.
  10. I love it too. My cravings have absolutely disappeared, and there are times I have to remind myself to eat. Tracking my carbs has led to my tracking calories for the first time in my life, and it was a real eye opener to realize I was putting away 2600 or more calories a day before, including around 200 grams of carbs. My present calorie goal daily is 1500, but most days I add in healthy fats to reach at least 1200. 25-35 grams of carbs seems to be what's right for me.
  11. Yes! I found adding more sea salt helped considerably.
  12. Just bought some yesterday at Wegman's. yum-o!
  13. I understand. Read up on it and how the body actually uses the various fuels we put into it and do what feels right for you.