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heatherjane

A Gluteny Food You've Craved But Definitely Not Worth It...

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Pizza. Sandwiches. Eating cheese ... I miss cheese so badly I could cry.

you're so disciplined!i just cant break my cheese addiction... not on top of the gluten too... at least not yet. i am a very addictive person.. always dying for more seratonin... and i must conquer the ciggs next (for a 2nd time)... then maybe i can think about the cheese.. :(

i also have to get off all the frozen coffee drinks :(


1986- Elevated Speckled ANA/no Lupus.negative Sjorgens

2008- AntiGliadin IGA/IGg~ Negative,TTG IGA/IGg~ Weak Positive, Endomysial Antibody~ Positive, IGA Deficient.

no biopsy (insurance denied)

6/2010- Enterolab Gene Test:

HLA-DQB1 Allele 1 0302

HLA-DQB1 Allele 2 0302

HLADQ 3,3 (subtype 8,8)

7/2010- 100% Gluten Free

8/2010- DH

10/2010-Hypothyroid dx-> 12/2010 Hashimoto's dx + 1/11- Graves dx :(

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I have a breadmaker and I can make good fresh bread, but mine doesn't make the French bread crust right even with wheat. I loved the fresh baked baguettes in France, and I'm after the real deal. Long, thin bread, with a chewy, shiny crust and that fluffy, holey inside that's so soft it's hard to even butter. Even if I do a French style bread with wheat in my bread machine, the shape of the loaf is all wrong so you don't get all the crust. I used to make passable baguettes by setting up the dough in the bread machine and then baking in my oven with a pan of water at 450F for steam. I've played with gluten-free flours a bit but the texture of gluten-free baguettes I've made don't come close to the real thing.

Cool , which bread mix do you use ? I used Juvela mix http://www.juvela.co.uk/gluten-free-foods/flour-mixes/gluten-free-white-mix and that made the fluffy bread. It wasn't long thin bread but it was definitely fluffy and the crust was kinda similar , it had a lot more crust than the previous bread mixes I have used. It sounds like it is difficult to make it perfectly. For me I don't mind what the bread or food looks like I just want it to taste nice :D lol That is how I remember the taste of french bread to be.


Diagnosed with Coeliac disease in 2003

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I will always and forever miss E.L. Fudge cookies. <sigh> Sometimes I miss Fig Newtons, but I've found a gluten-free recipe that suffices when I'm craving those.


Celiac dx May, 2009 via bloodwork

Allergy testing done 10/7/10, responded to:

Beef, Chicken, Eggs (White & Yolk), Milk, Bananas, Carrots, Corn

I'm currently working on an elimination diet to figure out what are actually problems and in what amounts.

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I miss quiche. I want it so much sometimes. The pie crust I can make without a problem. The cream can be subbed with mimicreme. But the cheese...I don't tolerate soy or, for whatever reason, the other non-dairy cheeses (Rice Vegan, Daiya, etc.). That's sad, because Daiya tastes wonderful.

Pretty much everything that I get a hankering for I've been able to figure a safe alternative for--sweet and sour chicken, onion rings, coconut shrimp, samosas, profiteroles, etc. I found a recipe for a cashew-based "ricotta" the other day. I'm going to try gluten-free lasagna with this "cheese" next time I get that craving. Maybe it would be good on pizza, too. Or straight out of the bowl. ph34r.gif Maybe it would work in quiche. lol Never know 'til ya try!


Migraines, ataxia, peripheral neuropathy, anxiety, paranoia, joint pain, vivid nightmares, exhaustion & lethargy, brain fog, bloat, GI issues--all gone or significantly reduced since dietary changes were made

Gluten-free (Nov. 2008), dairy-free (June 2009), soy-free (Aug. 2009), all-grains-and-grasses-but-rice-free (Nov. 2011); double HLA-DQ7

"'Always remember, Bilbo, when your heart wants lifting, think of pleasant things.' 'Eggs, bacon, a good full pipe, my garden at twilight....'" (The Hobbit, animated movie, 1977)

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The only thing I crave that I can't find a gluten free version of is phyllo. I would love to scarf down a whole package of raspberry turnovers or a sheet of baklava.

A tortilla that actually rolls.

I've been gluten free long enough to know I can find or make most anything I miss from my pre-gluten free days. Donuts, french bread, pizza, croissants, pasta. Just tonight I made Tiramisu.

But phyllo dough, I'm with you Ravenwoodglass. Can't find a replacement---yet.

A tortilla that actually rolls, yea RideAllWays, that too. French Meadow Bakery has it almost.

I do miss Campbell's Cream of Shrimp soup. Well I miss the dip I use to make with it. But haven't missed it enough to figure out a recipe.

None of what I miss is tempting enough to eat something with gluten.


1960s-had symptoms-could have been before but don't remember

1970s-told had colitis or nervous stomach-was given phenobarbital, felt great but still had symptoms

Me, dd and ds diagnosed with Lactose Intolerance

2000-osteopenia

2001-had stroke because of medications I was given

June 2003-saw Chiropractor who specialized in nutrition: Celiac Disease not Lactose Intolerance, went gluten free with once in awhile cheating, off soy and dairy for about 6 months

June 2003-found excellent doctor for fibromyalgia (who has found out she has Celiac Disease)

May 2006-went gluten free with NO cheating-excellent! Made all the difference in the world

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Okay work taunted me with sbarros pizza today... OH NO!!!!!!!!!! I wanted it so bad... So I change my reply to pizza.


Gluten Free since Oct. 1, 2010
Fish/Seafood Free since 1997
Chocolate Free (with a few taste tests to see if I'm just crazy) since 2001.
Officially Dairy free 8/5/2013 (mostly dairy free before that, but I like my cheese and things) (dx'd officially with lactose intolerance, suspect casein too though)
Esophagitis dx'd 8/5/2013 thus doing a diet devoid of acidic foods and stuff

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What kids of dumplings do you like? If it's not the big fluffy ones...I have a good recipe. It's for egg noodles, but made a little thicker, they are like the chicken and dumplings I made before being gluten-free. (If it's the big fluffy ones...I thought I saw a recipe...let me keep looking in my cookbooks)

Wow, the egg noodle-y type sound great. That is the kind we like and I would love the recipe.

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Vegemite! On a crusty multi-grain baguette, or just multi-grain sandwich bread.

There is a gluten free substitute, 'MightyMite', but it tastes nothing at all like the real thing.

(Obviously, I'm Australian!)

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Yeah, obviously :P


Neroli

"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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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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