Summer Travels & Outings With a Celiac

When I was diagnosed celiac, and then my son … summer travels seemed overwhelming. I wondered how we would eat out, go to BBQ’s, eat an ice cream cone, go on a road trip … it seemed very daunting and impossible. I thought we couldn’t do anything or participate in any fun things. Boy wasContinue reading “Summer Travels & Outings With a Celiac”

Tips for Camping with a Celiac

When we first started camping with a diabetic, dairy free, two celiacs and two ‘non’ celiacs, in our trailer, it seemed like a chore figuring out what to eat and how to cook for everyone… and not get ‘glutenened’! I truthfully found it complicated and a lot to think about. In the beginning, when weContinue reading “Tips for Camping with a Celiac”

Have You Tried White Chia?

Did you know that you can get Chia that is white instead of black? Same superfood just a different color! White Chia has all of the same nutritional benefits as the ‘normal’ black chia, yet you can’t see it! I like to add it to a pizza crust, baked goods, meatballs and smoothies. Are youContinue reading “Have You Tried White Chia?”

Want to try a GF Flour that is High Fibre & Protein? Check Out Where You Can Get it AND a Recipe Link as well!

If you are a Celiac or eat a 100% gluten free diet, you are probably low in fibre. I know my son and I are! The grains that a gluten free person eats just don’t have all the fibres that a gluten eating person eats. It is near impossible to get all the soluble andContinue reading “Want to try a GF Flour that is High Fibre & Protein? Check Out Where You Can Get it AND a Recipe Link as well!”

Want to know what my celiac teen & I pack in our suitcase that makes ‘being a celiac’ less stressful when we travel?

Ok, I know we can’t really ‘travel’ to tropical places right now …. but my family was dreaming about where we would like to travel when restrictions lift. It is fun to dream! Then we started dreaming about where we will travel, in our beautiful country, this summer. We decided to make Plan A, PlanContinue reading “Want to know what my celiac teen & I pack in our suitcase that makes ‘being a celiac’ less stressful when we travel?”

Stomach Aches & Celiacs … Want to know a few ways you can add fibre to your diet, every day?

A young little celiac I know has a stomach ache today. I was reminded that little celiacs have a hard time explaining the pain and thinking about ‘why’ their stomach hurts. Were they cross contaminated? Did they eat gluten? Is it a different intolerance? Is it bowel issues? There are so many questions and soContinue reading “Stomach Aches & Celiacs … Want to know a few ways you can add fibre to your diet, every day?”

If you are a celiac, have you thought about your lip gloss?

When I went for my follow-up appointment with my GI doctor, many years ago now! I thought I was doing everything very well … I had got a new toaster, colander, designated griddle, cleaned out my cupboards … just like the rest of you! THEN my GI doctor asked about my ‘beauty products’. I rememberContinue reading “If you are a celiac, have you thought about your lip gloss?”

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