Why Do People Criticize Gluten-Free Diets?

Why Do People Criticize Gluten-Free Diets?

In recent years, the gluten-free diet has had a weird reputation; people either understand or they don’t. So why do people criticize gluten-free diets? In the early 2000s, gluten-free became popular as a weight loss diet. People were removing gluten from their...
Gluten-Free Valentine’s Day Treats

Gluten-Free Valentine’s Day Treats

Just because you don’t eat gluten doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some gluten-free Valentine’s Day treats. In my eBook Going Gluten-Free: Handling the Holidays, we talk about how to approach any holiday season while maintaining your gluten-free...
10 Types of Gluten-Free Pasta

10 Types of Gluten-Free Pasta

Gluten-free pasta isn’t as awful as it sounds. There is this common misconception that when you go gluten-free, you have to give up all of your favorite carbs, such as bread, pasta, cookies, and more. That’s false! In the gluten-free community, we love...
Is it Gluten-Free? A Step-by-Step Guide to Reading Labels

Is it Gluten-Free? A Step-by-Step Guide to Reading Labels

“Is it gluten-free?” is a question you will find yourself asking with almost everything you pick up at the grocery store or when eating out as you begin your gluten-free lifestyle. As a society, we rely on gluten a lot more than one would think.  Gluten...
Thinking Positively About Your Gluten-Free Lifestyle

Thinking Positively About Your Gluten-Free Lifestyle

Something that is often not talked about when shifting to a gluten-free lifestyle is the mental battle. All of a sudden, the foods you are used to eating are off-limits, you’re scared to “get glutened,” and you realize this might be a lifetime...
How To Shop For Gluten-Free Food

How To Shop For Gluten-Free Food

One of the first skills you will learn when going gluten-free is how to shop for gluten-free food. It’s not always the easiest, but it’s the most important. Two years ago, we got the call that B had to eliminate fructose from his diet. I was given a list...