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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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cereals gluten-free


eggoes gluten-free

toast gluten-free

peanut butter Kraft





gluten-free pasta









shepards pie






rice cakes

rice crackers

corn chips


cookies gluten-free


some soft drinks


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Hi Mario,

I usually don't eat breakfast, but if I do I eat eggs, bacon/sausage, grits or gluten-free cereal (rice crunch-ems), or Vans gluten-free waffles.

For lunch:

Tuna salad w/corn pasta, Progresso chicken and wild rice soup, french fries, salad with wishbone dressing.

For dinner:

Grilled chicken, spaghetti (Prego traditional) with corn pasta, grilled burgers w/french fries, taco's, grilled shrimp, steak, baked potato's, green beans, corn, carrots

For snacks:

Peanut butter rice bars from envirokids, homemade gluten-free choc chip cookies, gluten-free animal crackers, gluten-free pantry brownies, gluten-free Philly Swirl pops, etc..


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As a food snob, I don't do much at all of the pre-packaged gluten-free foods. As a lazy ass, I don't do that much heavy cooking most of the time. (But as a good cook, sometimes I get the urge to go crazy in the kitchen.) But here's a run down of what I'll often have:


rice cakes with almond or peanut butter

quinoa flakes

cream of rice

broccoli omlette (weekend)

gluten-free pancakes (weekend)

apple with nut butter


leftover meat and vegetables

bean salad

homemade hummus with carrots


carrots, cauliflower, bell peppers, kohlrabi, tomatoes, etc.

apples, pears, oranges, peaches, berries, bananas etc.

mixed green salad

tuna mixed with yogurt, sour cream, and chopped red onion

nuts (cashews, almonds, soy nuts mostly)

fruit leather (I don't make it yet because I don't have a dehydrator yet)


turkey burgers (sans bun)


bean soup

veggie soup

chicken enchiladas

scrambled eggs with salsa

baked chicken

shrimp pad thai

grilled steak

mashed potatoes

popped and cooked millet

brown rice

vegetable stir fries (bell peppers, carrots, bean sprouts, zucchini, broccoli, cauliflower, etc... almost anything)

green beans cooked in olive oil with salt

marinated grilled veggies

beef stew

green salads with eggs or cheese or meat (or not)

spinach (sometimes with garlic) or other greens

sweet potato fries

fish or shellfish

gluten-free pasta with homemade sauce (veggie or turkey meat)


fruits, nuts, chocolate, dried fruit


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hey tiffani, what chocolates do you eat..I heard dairy milk and, aero are safe..


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Some plain fancy-schmancy European dark chocolate. :-) The kind I've been having at the moment is at work, and the one before that I've already thrown out the wrapper, sorry. :-( I'll repost when I pick up a new bar this weekend. (I get one of the regular full size bars and they tend to last a good two to three weeks.) Ghiradelli's cocoa powder for making hot chocolate is also gluten-free (I haven't confirmed with the company, but the ingredients are entirely gluten-free.) I favor the dark chocolate for two reasons: the plain varieties have about three ingredients (cocoa powder, cocoa butter, and soy lecithin - and sometimes vanilla) so it's simpler, and also dark chocolate has more of those lovely healthy antioxidants than milk chocolate does. I'm enough of a health nut, that if I'm going to splurge on a treat, I even eat the healthier treat. (Dark chocolate - particularly >=70% cocoa, which I admit is an aquired taste and depends highly on the quality of the chocolate maker - also tend to have less sugar and less fat that milk chocolate.)

(hmm... I must be feeling long winded today! ;-) )


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lol...well i see you like talking but, you didn't answer my question..hehe :P


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Mario, here is a list of some chocolate candies that are supposed to be gluten-free. Read all the labels though to be sure.

Almond Joy candy bar

Almond Roca


Cadbury: Cadbury Single Bars: Dairy Milk, Fruit & Nut/ Fruit et Noix, Hazelnut,

Crunchie, Caramilk, Caramilk Roll, Burnt Almond

Cadbury Easter Products: Mini Eggs, Dairy Milk Bunnies, Caramilk Bunnies, Creme Eggs, Mini Creme Eggs, Hunting Eggs, Hollow Egg with Magic Seeds, Mini Creme Egg Gift Pack, Mini Egg Gift Pack, Creme Egg Gift Pack, Hollow Bunny (The Great Bunny)

Cambridge: Junior mint, Charleston chew, junior mint chews, carmel- a- lot

Carbolite Chocolate Almond Bars, Chocolate Crisp Bars



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Mario, here is a list of some chocolate candies that are supposed to be gluten-free. Read all the labels though to be sure.

Almond Joy candy bar

Almond Roca


Cadbury: Cadbury Single Bars: Dairy Milk, Fruit & Nut/ Fruit et Noix, Hazelnut,

Crunchie, Caramilk, Caramilk Roll, Burnt Almond

Cadbury Easter Products: Mini Eggs, Dairy Milk Bunnies, Caramilk Bunnies, Creme Eggs, Mini Creme Eggs, Hunting Eggs, Hollow Egg with Magic Seeds, Mini Creme Egg Gift Pack, Mini Egg Gift Pack, Creme Egg Gift Pack, Hollow Bunny (The Great Bunny)

Cambridge: Junior mint, Charleston chew, junior mint chews, carmel- a- lot

Carbolite Chocolate Almond Bars, Chocolate Crisp Bars

Cella�s Dark Chocolate Covered Cherries

Charleston Chew

Chipits Skor Toffee Bits

Clark Bars

Droste Chocolates: All Droste Chocolates are gluten-free EXCEPT Pastilles de Luxe


Fanny Mae: candy bars, solid choc novelties, apricot creams, apricot bonbons,

choc& pastel mint meltaways, choc toffees, choc wafers, citris peel, hazelnut clusters,

english toffee, irish toffee, hostess mints, milk bark, dark/ milk almond or walnut

clusters, pastel wafers, pastel toffee, peanut clusters

Ghiradelli: all but white choc chips and choc masterpiece collection

Hershey's (800.468.1714) Hershey's: Kisses chocolates, Kisses with Almonds, milk

chocolate bar, milk chocolate bar with almonds, Classic caramels, Jolly Rancher

(hard candy and lollipops); Tasteations (hard candy); Milk Duds, Mr. Goodbar,

Almond Joy):

HyVee: Grand Selections: choc covered caramel apple, box choc, peanut butter

cups, choc caramel cups, mint cups, white peanut butter cups, choc caramel clusters,

choc covered caramels, choc covered raisins, choc peanut clusters, choc stars, double dip choc peanuts, grand selections angel, father xmas, snowman

Junior Mints

M& M's (800.551.0702) reg and mini: Snickers; Dove (milk & dark choc); Mars Almond Bar; 3Musketeers; MilkyWay Midnight (all other MilkyWay's are not gluten-free). All M& Ms are gluten-free EXCEPT the �crispy� blue bag version)

Manischewitz milk and dark choc coins

Newman's Own Organics: Sweet Dark Chocolate Products

Nestle (1- 800- NESTLES): Milk chocolate (all items), Raisinets, Turtles

Reeses Bites-- food starch is tapioca or corn)

Rolo Caramels In milk chocolate

Russell Stover Candies (www. russellstover. com) all except if labeled wheat

Scharffen Berger candy bars, mocha bar

Sees: almond royal, toffee- ettes, asst sugar sticks, sugar twists, dark choc with

almonds candy bar, candycanes

Select Truffles (Chocolate/ Raspberry, Mocha, Butterscotch, and Milk Chocolate)

Shari's Candies (800.658.77059 (www. sharicandies. com)


Tootsie Products (800.877.7655) Tootsie Rolls; Tootsie Pops

Toblerone, 100g, 200g, 400g

Totally chocolate candy bars

Trader Joe�s Almond Clusters, Belgian Ganache, Candy O�s, Chocolate Orange

Sticks, Chocolate Pound Plus Bars, Chocolate Raspberry Sticks, Cocoa Almonds,

Coffee Rio�s, Dark Chocolate Covered Espresso Beans, Dark Chocolate Raisins,

Dark Chocolate Seashells, Dutch Process Chocolate Chips, English Toffee, Fruit

Juice Flavored Gummi Cubs, Fruitti Gummi Chewies, Imported Belgian Sea Shells,

Milk & Dark Chocolate Covered Cashews, Milk Chocolate Cranberries, Milk

Chocolate Peanuts, Miniature Pralines, Pastilles alla Ghirardelli, Peanut Butter

Cups, Pecans Praline, Pound Plus White Chocolate Bar, Pound Plus Dark

Chocolate Bar, Premium Milk & Dark Chocolate, Covered Almonds, Raspberry

Truffles, Tub of Truffles, Yogurt Covered Blueberries, Yogurt Covered Cherries,

Yogurt Covered Cranberries, Yogurt Covered Raisins

Tropical Source (www. nspiredfoods. com) Hard Candies; Candy Bars

Truffles with Dark Chocolate; with Milk & Dark Chocolate; with Milk Chocolate

what about hershey's dark chocolate? is that gluten free??


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hi mario.

every day, i eat fruit (grapefruit, oranges, berries), vegetables (zucchini, mushrooms, celery, carrots, broccoli, cauliflower, bell peppers, cabbage), tofu, tvp, coffee, herbal tea, almond milk, quinoa, tomatoes, nut butters, and cereal.


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