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Celiac Disease & Gluten-Free Diet Blogs

 

April Update

Had a scare few days ago, I thought I developed a almond intolerance, ended up being I can not eat raw almonds that I just chew and eat, roasted I can make into butter or chew and they turn into a "mud" that sinks, raw tend to turn into a floating gritty irritating paste that causes purging, almond flour is fine if baked or soaked over night before being used in a porridge. I am feeling more...

Ennis_TX

Ennis_TX

 

Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Durra brand Mansaf Seasoning recalled due to undeclared sesame and gluten

Phoenicia Group Inc. is recalling Durra brand Mansaf Seasoning from the marketplace because it may contain sesame and gluten which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to sesame or who have celiac disease or other gluten-related disorders should not consume the recalled product described below. Recalled products Brand Name Common N...

Scott Adams

Scott Adams

 

Lemon Ricotta Scones

Lemon Ricotta Scones (gluten free, sugar free, grain free, dairy free, Keto) 2 1/2 cups (280g) Almond flour 1/3 cup Swerve Granular Sweetener 1 tbsp baking Powder 1/2 tsp salt Zest of one lemon 2 large eggs 1/2 cup Kite Hill Ricotta 1/2 Tsp lemon extract   Lemon Glaze 1/4 cup Swerve Confectioners 1...

Ennis_TX

Ennis_TX

 

Pina Colada Pie

Pina Colada Pie 1 Pie Crust (I suggest the gram cracker version of my gluten-free Pie Crust)https://www.celiac.com/blogs/entry/2146-grain-free-pie-crust/ 1 Can Full Fat coconut milk 1 20oz Can Crushed Pineapple in natural juice 1 tsp Vanilla Extract 2 tbsp maple syrup dash of salt If you want it a bit more stable I suggest adding 2tbsp of coconut oil 1. Place all ingredients...

Ennis_TX

Ennis_TX

 

Celiac's disease and depression & anxiety

6 years ago I started having anxiety. Over time it got worse. Then came depression. I was treated with 50+ medications, a year of ECT treatments. Nothing helped.  4 years ago my doctor at the time thought I might have celiac's disease. At the time I did not have health insurance, and could not afford to see a specialist.  2 years ago I was diagnosed with celiac's disease. Since g...

whaltom

whaltom

 

Dermatitis herpetiformis?

I was diagnosed w/ celiacs a year and a half ago. I have so many symptoms possibly related to other autoimmune diseases and other possible medical issues. That it has been so hard for me to recognize that they are most likely related to my celiac's disease. 10 months ago I started having skin issues. First it was dry itchy skin. Figured related to my thyroid. They I started breaking out on...

whaltom

whaltom

 

Piggie Park Enterprises Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Wheat And Soy in Maurices Southern Gold BBQ Sauce Honey

Piggie Park Enterprises Inc. is recalling Maurice’s Southern Gold BBQ Sauce Honey manufactured in the past two years (March 11, 2016 thru March 11, 2018), because it contains undeclared wheat and soy. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat or soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. Maurice’s Southern Gold BBQ...

Scott Adams

Scott Adams

 

Creamy Broccoli Mushroom Casserole

Creamy Broccoli Mushroom Casserole This is gluten, corn, and dairy free and can be made vegan by subbing vegetable stock for the chicken 1 medium Onion 1-2 tbsp oil 2 cloves of garlic 12oz of mushrooms 2 tbsp flour (I've used Nutiva Coconut and garfava [blend of garbanzo and fava] before you can probably sub bobs gluten-free flour found in most stores) 1 cup chicken stock (can...

Ennis_TX

Ennis_TX

 

A Creamy Blueberry Banana Smoothie

This creamy blueberry banana smoothie is packed with calcium, vitamin C, B-vitamins, and iron. And, it's high in protein and fiber. Plus, all my smoothie recipes are always gluten-free and dairy-free. Let me know if you try this recipe.  Creamy Vanilla Blueberry Smoothie Yield: 2 - 4 servings; 6 cups; 48 ounces   Duration: 5 minutes Ingredients 1.5 cups crushed ice ...

lorally

lorally

 

New Issue No Explanation

As I mentioned I had some random vomiting.....well fact is it has been happening since my gluten exposure back November. It was almost every night around the same time 3-5 hours after eating dinner. After my exposure last month it became more consistent almost every night same time....but it is not really like vomiting.....just burping up 2-8 mouthfuls averaging about 6 starts off with a slime...

Ennis_TX

Ennis_TX

 

Grain Free Chocolate Chip Keto Cookies

Grain Free Keto Cookies 1/4 cup (52g) coconut oil 1/4 cup (60g) Sugar free Maple or Honey (Lakanto Maple or a similar honey) 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp baking soda or 1/2 tsp baking soda sub 34g coconut flour 24g almond flour 45g chocolate chips (sugar free I used chopped up Lakanto Chocolate Bar, Lilly's or other sugar free would also work) 1. Preheat...

Ennis_TX

Ennis_TX

 

Open Letter Part 1 to Fellow GI Sufferers etc. Like IBS, UC, and other GI diseases like Infant Heartburn (GERD) that grows into (in time) to IBS, UC, Chron's and NCGS as a teenager or Celiac disease in time as an adult - Look beyond to the Parent disease

Open Letter to the many GI sufferers etc Part 1’ Like IBS, UC and other GI diseases like Infant Heartburn (GERD) that grows into (in time) to IBS, UC, Chron’s and NCGS as a teenager or Celiac disease in time as an adult— Look Beyond these symptom’s to the parent disease –- Pellagra.   *** a couple of notes to begin with.  You can see I meant this to be one post -- but as u...

Posterboy

Posterboy

 

March Update

SO still getting over a gluten issue....I was unaware I kept on glutening myself with my tooth brush....threw it out and the D finally stopped but not have rebound constipation lol. Few days it should be fine, but lesson learned. I have some inconsistencies with vomiting...unsure if due to constipation or a new intolerance...I suspected flax seed at first, but then had some and not, not sesame...

Ennis_TX

Ennis_TX

 

Protein Sticky Dough

This is a fun one just a small bowl of sticky gooey dough fun to eat with a small spoon, its stretchy and oh so gooey. Careful though it is packed full of fiber. This is a acquired taste, I for one was the kid that ate the cinnamon rolls out of the oven before they were done...I loved that super gluten stretchy yeast doughy centers and that is what this replicates. 2 heaping scoops pure...

Ennis_TX

Ennis_TX

 

Ravings of a Gluten Free Baker

So diagnosed with celiac years ago, I opted to make the best of my cooking and culinary skills and start baking and doing chef jobs for others with these diet restrictions. This enabled me to better myself, help others, and PAY for this diet. I opened up a cottage home bakery, sold at farmers markets, and did local deliveries. This went on for several years, and I changed up my lines to grain...

Ennis_TX

Ennis_TX

 

Gluten Free Foods Ltd recalls Barkat Organic Gluten Free Porridge Flakes

Gluten Free Foods Ltd recalls one batch of Barkat Organic Gluten Free Porridge Flakes because the product may contain moths and moth larvae. Product: Barkat Organic Gluten Free Porridge Flakes Pack size: 500g Best before date: 06 October 2018 No other Barkat products are known to be affected. Risk Barkat Organic Gluten Free Porridge is being recalled because of contamination...

Scott Adams

Scott Adams

 

Glutened Shared Facility Coconut

Worst of luck lol, I got some coconut chips, they said gluten free on the back but no certifications, I started snacking on them then felt that obvious tightening around my neck odd stomach, later puking, and I knew then. I took out the nima and tested the only new thing, and they came back positive for gluten. Thankfully I was given some glidenX stuff.... I think it works to some degree....I...

Ennis_TX

Ennis_TX

 

Time for a Vitamin Reformation; Why All the Hate for Vitamins these days

Why did I call this post “Time for a Vitamin Reformation”? I see this a lot.  So I wanted to write more about it. I share/write these posterboy blog post’s so that others might not have to suffer the same things’ I have.  As always I hope you find it helpful to learn how/what someone else did to help their own selves in this journey/road we all walk/or have walked on as a C...

Posterboy

Posterboy

 

February Update

Weights still bouncing 130ish for 5' 10" (I lost a inch in the past year?! seems to be in my spine)...bit frustrating but a gluten exposure in December and a bad cold early January really messed with my immune system....damn thing brought back many intolerance issues, randomly going purge mode after some meals with no real pattern as to what is making it do it...like same meal, same prep, same...

Ennis_TX

Ennis_TX

 

January Update

Still got a few issues lingering from that glutening issue...onions are still off the menu...as are spices. SO my mexican rotation of cuisine is put off and sticking to Italian herbs and keeping it easy. I have learned a few new things diet wise. The whole "what floats on top of my stomach will be puked up later" concept has been applied with a new testing and setting method for my foods. Works...

Ennis_TX

Ennis_TX

 

Glutening recovery update

Well the D stopped finally...I have dropped 7 pounds in the past few weeks. I now have multiple intolerance issues back....garlic, onions, tomatoes, lettuce, red pepper, bell pepper, chicken stock, egg yolks, are all off the menu and cause vomiting again . Back to sweet nut based porridge for a few more weeks. Amusingly my nerve damage is something else. Christmas day, I was taking stuff out...

Ennis_TX

Ennis_TX

 

Two-Per Paleo Porridge

This is a fun blend, can be a bit thin, and consistency is dependent on a hand blender and how much you work with it. But easy to recall, and your choice of adding a extra extract and jam of choice changes it up. I made a orange one this morning. 2 cups milk of choice (or water) 2 tbsp coconut flour 2 tbsp ground flax 2 tbsp almond meal or butter 2 tbsp sweetener of choice (I use swere...

Ennis_TX

Ennis_TX

 

Medical Mysteries and Shadowlands; The Posterboy's Story of Pellagra and Celiac disease being Co-morbid in the same person; To Educate is to Free

Medical Mysteries and Shadowlands the Posterboys Story of how he unlocked help co-morbid Pellagra God being his help from his Celiac diagnosis. May you find the same faith in your life for to Educate is to truly Free! How to determine if it is a complementary or competing diagnosis? It takes faith to free yourself from a comorbidity. Health is like faith . . . you will only do what...

Posterboy

Posterboy