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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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sickchick    3

I was feeling sorry for myself yesterday, so I bought myself one of those rice-crust pizzas, and I did not get remotely achy from the tomato sauce!!! :)

I am back on nightshades... I went off them March 2008.

HAHAHHAHA

so happy. B)

BE WELL EVERYONE!!!

lovelove

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kareng    1,992

Yeah! Pizza is just not pizza without a little tomato sauce!

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ravenwoodglass    1,221

Happy for you that you got your pizza back. We do sometimes find that after we have fully healed we can add some stuff back in. Now that you can have it again you may want to look for the Kinnickinnick crusts. At 4 crusts for about $9 they come out much cheaper than buying the ready made ones even once you add in the sauce ( I freeze leftover sauce flat since I only use 1 crust at a time then just break off what I need and thaw in the microwave), Hormel pepperoni and other toppings.

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Skylark    935

Yay! Isn't it nice when those other intolerances go away? B) I was so happy to put milk in my coffee after a year gluten-free.

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sickchick    3

I used to get those Kinnickinnick sp? crusts @ my local health food store, but the store closed a few months ago! (bummer, right! ;) HAHAHA One of the owners has Celiac Disease.

But I find Amy's pizzas @ Fred Meyer (Kroeger) they have a great selection of gluten-free foods AND organic foods :)

go-go Skylark!! :):):)

xxoo

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ravenwoodglass    1,221

I used to get those Kinnickinnick sp? crusts @ my local health food store, but the store closed a few months ago! (bummer, right! ;) HAHAHA One of the owners has Celiac Disease.

But I find Amy's pizzas @ Fred Meyer (Kroeger) they have a great selection of gluten-free foods AND organic foods :)

go-go Skylark!! :):):)

xxoo

I would ask the store if they could get the Kinni brand for you. Be really careful with Amy's as many have CC issues with them. Gluten Free Pantry makes a French Bread mix that makes a really good pizza crust.

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kareng    1,992

If you like a thin crust. I use rice tortillas. Spray with a little olive oil & bake for about 3 minutes. Then top and bake some more.

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sickchick    3

Very cool, karen... :) :) :) Thank you!!

Hi Patti!! :D I will try dairy in a few weeks and see how my body reacts... :)

Good to see you! And ravenwoodglass... :)

lovelove B)

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cassP    175

yay for you, but i think you should test out the other nightshades- i dont have a problem with tomatoes, but sometimes peppers bother me... but then again, that could be the fructans...

yum, love my tomato sauce :)

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sandsurfgirl    193

Good for you!

I second the gluten free pantry crust. You have to mix it yourself but it's super easy and so yummy. They ought to pay me for all the times I recommend them on here. :lol:

Pizza is good with pesto if you are avoiding nightshades. Fresh basil, olive oil, one clove garlic, parmesan or romano cheese, pine nuts are optional but add a nice flavor. Don't forget the salt.

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sickchick    3

:) I was actually making artichoke-lemon pesto and spreading that on the crust when I was still having troubles with nightshades... was very yummy but not the same.

Be well!

lovelove B)

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