With allergies to peanuts and dairy being the topic of similar debate I thought I would dive into some reasons why celiac disease should be recognized as a disability. I remember when I was first struggling with celiac disease (which I was unaware of at the time) I had to take multiple days off school. … More Should celiac disease be a disability?
Cinnamon rolls have been one of the treats I’ve missed the most since being diagnosed with celiac disease, but I was never able to find a quick recipe to make them… so I created my own! Forget spending hours making dough from scratch; having to deal with yeast and waiting for everything to rise. Now … More Gluten-free cinnamon bites recipe
Trifle – one of the most delicious desserts I’ve ever had the pleasure of enjoying. But is there an easy gluten-free version out there? YES! Ingredients: Metro Irresistibles gluten-free white cake mix 1 egg 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce (or 1 Mott’s applesauce snack cup) 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/3 cup milk 1/3 cup Perrier 2 small … More Gluten-free summer berry trifle recipe
It happened, I gave in to my craving… my Popeyes craving that is. After writing my post The struggle is real my cravings wouldn’t subside – they followed me wherever I went, stalking me like prey. I couldn’t sleep without the thought of Popeyes biscuits tumbling into my mouth from some type of funnel-like contraption…… Okay, … More Craving – 1, Me – 0
With Canada Day right around the corner I thought it would be fun to make some Canada-inspired s’mores! Ingredients: Kinnikinnick graham crackers Hershey white chocolate chipits Hershey milk chocolate bar Marshmallows Red food colouring Line large baking sheet with parchment paper. Break graham crackers in half, placing both halves on the sheet. Place a marshmallow … More Gluten-free Canada Day s’mores recipe
There’s no doubt that having celiac disease is challenging – heck, the amount of times I have to recite the same blab over and over again while I’m dinning out is anxiety-inducing. “Please don’t contaminate my food,” the voice inside my head pleads, “I really don’t want to feel like crap tonight.” But it’s not … More The struggle is real
Delicious and easy, this stir-fry is sure to have everyone craving more! Ingredients: Kurtzie’s Summer Sausage, sliced 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1/2 cup chopped onion 3 cups chopped frozen broccoli Italiano shredded cheese blend 3 cups gluten-free penne, cooked Add a splash of vegetable oil to a large skillet over medium heat. Add chopped garlic, … More Gluten-free sausage stir-fry recipe
As celiac disease becomes an increasing issue, there are still some in the medical profession that don’t understand this disease. It is noted that many cases of celiac disease are improperly diagnosed as lactose intolerance or simply irritable bowel syndrome. When I was struggling with the symptoms that accompany celiac disease I went to my … More Celiac awareness – a call to doctors
It’s easy to forget that you’re not the only celiac out there after coming across many people who don’t understand (or believe) your disease. You may feel like no one understands – I know I’ve felt like that at times. But a recent experience reminded me that I’m not alone. The other day I was … More Remember celiacs, you are not alone
A few months ago I came across the Lava Lamp bath bomb at Lush. With the promise of an orange and purple-swirled oasis I was eager to try it out. Dropping it in the tub I wasn’t disappointed as the water turned bright orange and the citrus fragrance quickly filled the room. I climbed in, … More LUSH lovers beware!