‘gluten free’

What Is Gluten?

By Robyn Priebe on 04/03/2013

From our neighbors and friends to celebrities and politicians, most of us probably know at least one person who is trying to avoid eating gluten. In fact, as many as 29 percent of US adults have admitted they want to cut down on the amount of gluten they eat or eliminate it all together.  Gluten-free diets are the craze at […] Read more »

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Will a Gluten-Free Diet Help You Lose Weight?

By Marsha Hudnall on 04/18/2012

If you go by what pop star Miley Cyrus says, the answer to the question in the title of this post is a resounding yes! Miley has been the focus of media attention because of her recent weight loss, and last week ‘fessed up to eliminating gluten because of an “allergy” (gluten isn’t technically an allergen but many people do […] Read more »

Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye & barley.  Oats are often contaminated with it.

Healthy Cooking Thursday: Smoked Chickpeas over Couscous

By Marsha Hudnall on 11/10/2011

I love smoked paprika.  It can turn the blandest dish into something really special.  According to Deanna Seagrave-Daly, the talented RD (registered dietitian) who developed the following recipe, smoked paprika comes as dulce (mild and sweet), agridulce (medium spicy), and picante (spicy hot).  She recommends substituting it in recipes that call for red pepper flakes for a new and interesting […] Read more »

Smoked Chickpeas with Couscous

It Happened This Week – Baby Spanx, Healthy Vermont, Food Allergy Awareness

By Chef Lisa on 12/10/2010

A friend of our blog, FitBottomedGirl, wrote this week about babies on diets, baby Spanx, and disordered eating in children, which is sadly on the rise.  But she offers better ideas to develop a healthy relationship with food for your children, too. Speaking of kids, the "Pink Stinks" campaign for greater gender equality in children's toys and marketing has been gaining […] Read more »

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