Monthly Archives: July 2013

Why Pizza Matters (Like It or Not)

I stopped liking pizza long before I realized that it wasn’t about how I felt while eating it but how I felt afterwards. If I had known years ago what gluten was and how it could affect my body – … Continue reading

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New YouTube Channel and Eventful Weekend!

  This weekend was awesome and as usual involved some artful and yummy food! Sadly I don’t have time to post lots of details now, so I’ll let the pictures speak for themselves. Thanks to my lovely friends for great … Continue reading

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And You Thought Airplane Food Was Horrible

More about my Mexico trip…. Just when you thought airplane food couldn’t get any worse, imagine being on a five-hour flight that goes through lunchtime and has no gluten free option. In other words, you are served nothing – everything … Continue reading

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Believe It or Not – We Love This Jerky!

Beef jerky has come a long way from the days when I was a kid! My son (GF-compatible in a GF home) and daughter (celiac) have been really picky about meat lately, and it’s especially hard to pack lunches for … Continue reading

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Hallelujah, Cream Puffs!

Along with croissants, cream puffs (a.k.a. profiteroles) were one of those things to which I had simply said goodbye on the gluten free diet. After all, I was never going to find ones – on a regular basis, at a … Continue reading

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How Sheraton Hotels & Resorts Lost $300 – Or Is It $300,000?

An open letter to Starwood Hotels – Ladies and Gentlemen: I note with irony the words on the Dining webpage of Sheraton JFK Airport Hotel: “You won’t go hungry at the Sheraton JFK Airport Hotel….” Actually, Sheraton, I would go … Continue reading

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Is Wine Worth It?

In the short life of this blog, I have already written two posts mentioning wine, so you know my vote! Seriously speaking, there is some debate in the celiac community about whether some wines are safe for gluten free consumption. … Continue reading

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Easy Sunday Sangria (My GF Beer Substitute)

Here’s how we make our easy Sunday sangria. No shame to say it ain’t from scratch. If you try this at home, use cheap wine. Two cans of San Pelligrino soda: one limonata and one arranciata. Equal parts wine, or … Continue reading

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Gazpacho Before the Blender a.k.a. Israeli Salad

When you make most of your own meals, as many celiacs must, you learn to take shortcuts. Here’s my Israeli salad – known by many other names – with almost all of the same ingredients as the gazpacho (click here) … Continue reading

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Tough Love for Celiac Newbies: Don’t Cave to Niceness

If you are a celiac newbie reading this blog, listen up: You’ve gotta have good boundaries. That’s true for everyone, but it’s especially true for someone new to the celiac diet (or any other special diet). Take care of yourself. … Continue reading

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