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#1 Slr38

 
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Posted 11 October 2012 - 03:52 PM

Hello Everyone,

I have tested positive on a home Biocard Test and am having a lab test next week. I figure regardless of my blood work results I will be going Gluten Free. Since I have to stay on gluten until all the tests are complete, I might as well treat myself to everything I won't be able to eat after I cut out the gluten.

Is there anything that really doesn't have a comparable gluten free version?

I am just getting a bit nervous I guess.

Thanks!
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Posted 11 October 2012 - 04:19 PM

Phyllo dough as in spanikopitas and such. Get your fill of good flaky pastry. Enjoy a last croissant or two because while there are subs they do not have that buttery deliciousness. Sourdough french bread - chow down on a loaf of that. Those are the things I wish I could still eat :rolleyes:
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#3 Roda

 
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Posted 11 October 2012 - 04:38 PM

I still miss crusty bread and nobake cookies(aka novacks) but I'm also severely gluten free oat intolerant.
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Posted 11 October 2012 - 05:32 PM

1. Beer. gluten-free beer is ok, but I was a beer snob before and the fact that I can't have a Brewster's stout or two this winter is really disappointing.

2. My grandmother's recipe for sweet dough cinnamon buns. They were absolutely amazing, and it makes me a bit sad I'll never taste her recipe again. I'll miss this the most.

3. Perogies... but I know a good celiac Ukranian who has a gluten-free recipe so I might try it this fall.

4. Convenience. I think I notice this one the most. I can't order a cookie with my coffee, or even some flavoured coffees. Timbits are out. I miss not having to worry about packing gluten-free snacks if I'm running errands with the kids; it was so much easier to order a pizza if running late or buy a burger with fries. Making gluten-free chicken nuggets for my kids is definitely more of a hassle that opening a frozen box up... I'm slowly getting used to not relying on convenience foods but that is the thing, for me, that is the hardest to adjust to.
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Posted 11 October 2012 - 05:36 PM

2. My grandmother's recipe for sweet dough cinnamon buns. They were absolutely amazing, and it makes me a bit sad I'll never taste her recipe again. I'll miss this the most.


You need to do a search on here for J.N. Bunnie's cinnamon buns. I haven't made them yet but they look (and others have said) they are to die for :D

Okay, here ya go: http://www.celiac.co...-cinnamon-buns/

I did the search for you. :)
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Soy free March 2008
Nightshade free Feb 2009
Citric acid free June 2009
Potato starch free July 2009
(Totally) corn free Nov. 2009
Legume free March 2010
Now tolerant of lactose

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Posted 11 October 2012 - 05:46 PM

Aw... thanks Neroli! :D I've printed it off and I'll give it a try. :) That was nice of you to do.

... And Company's Coming Gluten Free Cookbook has a yummy looking recipe and starter for sourdough. I'm afraid I don't have the recipe but the picture made my mouth water.
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#7 Lisa

 
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Posted 11 October 2012 - 05:50 PM

I really miss Angle Food Cake and every thing you can do with it. :huh:
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Posted 11 October 2012 - 05:54 PM

Everything.
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Posted 11 October 2012 - 05:59 PM

I really miss Angle Food Cake and every thing you can do with it. :huh:


Ah, Lisa, our mathematician :lol:
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"Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted." - Albert Einstein

"Life is not weathering the storm; it is learning to dance in the rain"

"Whatever the question, the answer is always chocolate." Nigella Lawson

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Lactose free 1990
(Mis)diagnosed IBS, fibromyalgia '80's and '90's
Diagnosed psoriatic arthritis 2004
Self-diagnosed gluten intolerant, gluten-free Nov. 2007
Soy free March 2008
Nightshade free Feb 2009
Citric acid free June 2009
Potato starch free July 2009
(Totally) corn free Nov. 2009
Legume free March 2010
Now tolerant of lactose

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Posted 11 October 2012 - 06:05 PM

Ah, Lisa, our mathematician :lol:


:lol: oh my! :lol:
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Posted 11 October 2012 - 06:09 PM

Glazed Old Fashioned Donut - forgot to have one in the days before going gluten-free - coulda, shoulda - didn't.

Flaky, buttery Croissant --- Ohhhhh

FRESH bread, French or Sourdough - warm with butter --- Ahhhhh

It really is a rare occasion for me to miss any gluten item, but I frequently wish for the ability to go to a restaurant and try whatever their specialty is.
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3/26/09 gluten-free - dignosed celiac - blood 3/3/09, biopsy 3/26/09, double DQ2 / single DQ8 positive

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Health history since celiac diagnosis became too long -- moved to the "about me" section of my profile

My children and I all have multiple copies of the genes for Celiac Disease, along with large variety of symptoms/resolution gluten-free

Current tally from me, three kids and two grands: 4 diagnosed with Celiac Disease, 2 NCGS

Get PROPERLY tested BEFORE REMOVING GLUTEN.

ALWAYS independently research health related information found on internet forums/blogs.

"LTES" a Gem :)


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Posted 11 October 2012 - 06:17 PM

Rye bread. How I miss a hot delicious loaf of rye! And obviously, there is no gluten-free sub for that!
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Posted 11 October 2012 - 06:18 PM

Rye bread. How I miss a hot delicious loaf of rye! And obviously, there is no gluten-free sub for that!


And I had the most fantastic, never-fail rye bread recipe :(
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"Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted." - Albert Einstein

"Life is not weathering the storm; it is learning to dance in the rain"

"Whatever the question, the answer is always chocolate." Nigella Lawson

------------

Caffeine free 1973
Lactose free 1990
(Mis)diagnosed IBS, fibromyalgia '80's and '90's
Diagnosed psoriatic arthritis 2004
Self-diagnosed gluten intolerant, gluten-free Nov. 2007
Soy free March 2008
Nightshade free Feb 2009
Citric acid free June 2009
Potato starch free July 2009
(Totally) corn free Nov. 2009
Legume free March 2010
Now tolerant of lactose

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#14 Slr38

 
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Posted 11 October 2012 - 07:03 PM

Oh no! I think I will be gaining a few pounds in the next couple of weeks!

I did not even think of the rye bread...

I wonder if my mom could ( and would) make her German Christmas Stollen with a different flour.

Are any gluten-free beers any good?

No gluten in red wine, right? RIGHT?!
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#15 GottaSki

 
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Posted 11 October 2012 - 07:24 PM

Red wine is gluten free - and regularly confirmed as such :D
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Undiagnosed Celiac Disease ~ 43 years

3/26/09 gluten-free - dignosed celiac - blood 3/3/09, biopsy 3/26/09, double DQ2 / single DQ8 positive

10/25/13 - MCAD

Health history since celiac diagnosis became too long -- moved to the "about me" section of my profile

My children and I all have multiple copies of the genes for Celiac Disease, along with large variety of symptoms/resolution gluten-free

Current tally from me, three kids and two grands: 4 diagnosed with Celiac Disease, 2 NCGS

Get PROPERLY tested BEFORE REMOVING GLUTEN.

ALWAYS independently research health related information found on internet forums/blogs.

"LTES" a Gem :)





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