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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   04/24/2018

      This Celiac.com FAQ on celiac disease will guide you to all of the basic information you will need to know about the disease, its diagnosis, testing methods, a gluten-free diet, etc.   Subscribe to Celiac.com's FREE weekly eNewsletter   What is Celiac Disease and the Gluten-Free Diet? What are the major symptoms of celiac disease? Celiac Disease Symptoms What testing is available for celiac disease?  Celiac Disease Screening Interpretation of Celiac Disease Blood Test Results Can I be tested even though I am eating gluten free? How long must gluten be taken for the serological tests to be meaningful? The Gluten-Free Diet 101 - A Beginner's Guide to Going Gluten-Free Is celiac inherited? Should my children be tested? Ten Facts About Celiac Disease Genetic Testing Is there a link between celiac and other autoimmune diseases? Celiac Disease Research: Associated Diseases and Disorders Is there a list of gluten foods to avoid? Unsafe Gluten-Free Food List (Unsafe Ingredients) Is there a list of gluten free foods? Safe Gluten-Free Food List (Safe Ingredients) Gluten-Free Alcoholic Beverages Distilled Spirits (Grain Alcohols) and Vinegar: Are they Gluten-Free? Where does gluten hide? Additional Things to Beware of to Maintain a 100% Gluten-Free Diet What if my doctor won't listen to me? An Open Letter to Skeptical Health Care Practitioners Gluten-Free recipes: Gluten-Free Recipes
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    HALIBUT WITH MANGO SALSA (GLUTEN-FREE)


    Jefferson Adams

    This salsa works well to highlight a variety of seafood. It goes great with cod, swordfish, and tuna steaks, and can also goes well with tilapia, trout, or just about any mild-tasting fish. I always try to take advantage of finding great mangoes during their off-season. When I do,  I often make extra salsa. Fresh salsa won’t keep for much more than a day, but it rarely lasts that long in my kitchen.


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    This dish bursts with the flavors of summer anytime of the year. Refreshing and easy to prepare, a splash of this simple salsa is all you need to compliment a great piece of fish. However, go easy, and don't overdo it, or the fish can get lost.

    Ingredients:
    4 halibut fillets, about 6 ounces each
    1 mango, peeled and chopped
    1 cup cherry tomatoes, chopped
    1 small jalapeño, seeded and diced
    ½ teaspoon lemon zest
    Juice from half a lemon
    2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
    1 teaspoon coriander
    1½ teaspoon salt, plus more to taste
    1½ teaspoon pepper, plus more to taste
    Vegetable oil, for brushing

    Preparation:
    In a medium bowl, combine mango, tomatoes, jalapeño, cilantro, and lemon zest. Drizzle with lemon juice and mix to combine. Season with salt and pepper if desired. Cover and chill while fish is prepared.

    Preheat broiler and pat dry halibut. Stir together 1½ teaspoon each salt and pepper with coriander in a small bowl. Sprinkle fish on all sides with seasoning. Arrange halibut on a greased broiler pan and cook for 3-4 minutes per side, until the center is opaque.

    Top fillets with salsa and serve any remaining salsa on the side.


    Image Caption: The finished halibut with mango salsa. Photo: CC-Gudlyf
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