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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

      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 FREE Celiac.com email alerts What are the major symptoms of celiac disease? Celiac Disease Symptoms What testing is available for celiac disease? - list blood tests, endo with biopsy, genetic test and enterolab (not diagnostic) 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 Free recipes: Gluten-Free Recipes Where can I buy gluten-free stuff? Support this site by shopping at The Celiac.com Store.

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Hey Guys!

While there seems to be 1000's of gluten-free recipes, it seems hard to find excellent ones.

I am making it my mission to figure out how to make gluten-free food that is as good as the next guys....

so here is my question...

Is there something you are dying to eat but there is no good recipe for?

For instance, I am hungry for some gluten free jalapeno poppers, but the few

recipes I have seen don't look great.

What about you?

What are you hungry for?

THANKS!

Crysty

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I would love it if someone could make a gluten free, dairy free, soy free Krispy Kreme donut that tasted just like the original. I only ate those donuts on certain Sundays and sometimes on vacation, but it would be nice to know it could be done.

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I wish we could buy gluten-free puff pastry and phyllo dough. I've seen recipes but they look daunting.

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I have discovered so many naturally gluten-free foods that I rarely or never ate before being forced to go gluten-free: polenta, quinoa, so many kinds of rice, amaranth, rice wrappers, collard leaves as wrappers, risotto... I find that there are so many naturally gluten-free recipes that are DELICIOUS! Much of the world eats a naturally gluten-free diet anyway. And now I cook much more, so I enjoy better food, in general. My husband would tell you the same thing.

That said, if you are really pursuing excellent gluten-free food, I'd suggest looking at some of the gluten-free blogs. Gluten Free Girl would be a good place to start.

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I wish we could buy gluten-free puff pastry and phyllo dough. I've seen recipes but they look daunting.

They ARE daunting. I have successfully made recipes for nearly everything now but do wish that these two things were available. Oh, and buttery croissants. Of course, ciabatta and other crusty chewy breads.

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I would love it if someone could make a gluten free, dairy free, soy free Krispy Kreme donut that tasted just like the original. I only ate those donuts on certain Sundays and sometimes on vacation, but it would be nice to know it could be done.

Wow! you set the bar high! I would love a krispy creme too! Great idea...

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I have discovered so many naturally gluten-free foods that I rarely or never ate before being forced to go gluten-free: polenta, quinoa, so many kinds of rice, amaranth, rice wrappers, collard leaves as wrappers, risotto... I find that there are so many naturally gluten-free recipes that are DELICIOUS! Much of the world eats a naturally gluten-free diet anyway. And now I cook much more, so I enjoy better food, in general. My husband would tell you the same thing.

That said, if you are really pursuing excellent gluten-free food, I'd suggest looking at some of the gluten-free blogs. Gluten Free Girl would be a good place to start.

Thanks for the suggestions. I have been reading some great gluten-free blogs, and observing their ways :)

What do you make with rice paper? I just made a dumpling recipe with rice flour, but I really want to start using rice paper.

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They ARE daunting. I have successfully made recipes for nearly everything now but do wish that these two things were available. Oh, and buttery croissants. Of course, ciabatta and other crusty chewy breads.

I just read that France just made its first gluten-free eclair.

This could be good news for us if it catches on :D

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I just read that France just made its first gluten-free eclair.

This could be good news for us if it catches on :D

I've made those, actually, and they were very good. The same choux pastry is used for profiteroles (cream puffs).

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Just thought of another - big, puffy yeast doughnuts. Not the cake ones - those are easy.

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Thanks for the suggestions. I have been reading some great gluten-free blogs, and observing their ways :)

What do you make with rice paper? I just made a dumpling recipe with rice flour, but I really want to start using rice paper.

The only thing I make with rice paper is actually one of my favorite meals. I use it as a wrap made with breast meat chicken, avocado and grated carrots. It's all in the dipping sauce though, usually a mixture of sweet and spicy, depending on my mood. It takes a little practice to work with the rice paper, but so worth it!!!!

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I love Thai Spring rolls about 100 different ways; with ground pork, shrimp, chicken, duck, scallops, lobster, ground chicken, beef, lots of veg and lemongrass and vermicelli, toasted peanuts, black sesame seeds, etc.

Though I am not a fan of Martha Stewart by any stretch, this is a good basic shrimp wrap recipe from her website (though it is by Donna Hay):

http://www.marthastewart.com/355360/donnas-chile-rice-paper-rolls

Another interesting way is this rice-paper wrapped salmon.

http://www.finecooking.com/recipes/salmon-in-crisp-rice-paper.aspx

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I love Thai Spring rolls about 100 different ways; with ground pork, shrimp, chicken, duck, scallops, lobster, ground chicken, beef, lots of veg and lemongrass and vermicelli, toasted peanuts, black sesame seeds, etc.

Though I am not a fan of Martha Stewart by any stretch, this is a good basic shrimp wrap recipe from her website (though it is by Donna Hay):

http://www.marthastewart.com/355360/donnas-chile-rice-paper-rolls

Another interesting way is this rice-paper wrapped salmon.

http://www.finecooking.com/recipes/salmon-in-crisp-rice-paper.aspx

Thanks, I just bought some yesterday. And I do have lots of leftovers I can shove in them.

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Thanks, I just bought some yesterday. And I do have lots of leftovers I can shove in them.

Excellent! Hope you like it. It is a different way to prepare salmon and use the rice paper.

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Wow! you set the bar high! I would love a krispy creme too! Great idea...

Me, too :)

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I agree with many of the types of breads mentioned, but I'd love pizza rolls again. I was talking with my daughter last night about this thread and thought of that. I know the real version is junk, but I loved them every once in awhile. It wouldn't be my top pick, but wondering if anyone has a recipe for them.

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I would love to see some good Arabic. Like maybe really good pita with shwarma. And a good gnocchi recipe. Indian naan. And of course....cinnabon.

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My daughter would like goldfish like crackers

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