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My Gluten-free Journey and 3 Tips for the Newly Diagnosed Celiac

In June 2010, with a new round of stomach pain and other symptoms, I was sent to a gastroenterologist for an endoscopy. This wasn’t my first endoscopy, but it had been many years since my previous one. This time, they were looking for an ulcer, thinking that explained my constant stomach pain. Given the stress …

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5 things I learned at the CDF 2016 Conference

Earlier this summer, I was able to attend the Celiac Disease Foundation’s National Conference and Expo. This was my second time attending, and I once again enjoyed it and learned so much! CDF’s national conference brings together leading experts in celiac disease, researchers that are working on cures and treatments for celiac, and nutritionists to …

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That time I told you about the love of my life

If you’ve followed my blog for very long, you’ll know that I’m pretty focused on recipes, products, and tips here on My Gluten-free Kitchen. I don’t tell a bunch of personal stories, or share much of my family – that just isn’t my style of blogging. Writing isn’t my favorite part of blogging  – baking …

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14 Sneaky Ways We’ve Been Glutened!

Don’t you just hate that moment when you realize that somehow, someway, somewhere you managed to accidentally get gluten into your body? Most people call this getting “glutened”; some call it getting “glutenized”. We need to get Webster to add glutened to their dictionary. I’m sure most celiacs would agree, there isn’t much worse than …

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How I avoid gluten while visiting relatives!

Many of us will be packing up our stuff and traveling to visit relatives this holiday season. While road or airplane travel has its own set of challenges with staying gluten-free, so does staying with relatives that all eat gluten. I find it can be very difficult to keep from getting “glutened” when I’m staying …

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CDF Conference and Expo 2014 Recap Part 2

I already told you how great the Celiac Disease Foundation’s National Conference was, now I get to tell you about the awesome Expo!  The Expo started immediately after the conference on Saturday and continued on Sunday as well. There were so many gluten-free companies represented as well as great speakers. Some highlights: Dr. Fasano gave …

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Favorite: Jump Start Your Gluten-free Diet (Celiac Disease resource)

Occasionally, I will share a favorite item from my gluten-free kitchen: a book, cookbook, gluten-free food or kitchen gadget or a roundup of favorite things from around the web. Hopefully you’ll find some new favorites to add to your gluten-free kitchen! While they may contain affiliate links, all Favorites posts reflect my own opinion and …

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Favorite website: Gluten-free Drugs

  Today I’m going to share with you one of the most helpful websites I’ve found since going gluten-free: Gluten Free Drugs.  If you or a family member has celiac disease or gluten intolerance, you definitely want to make sure any prescription or over-the-counter medicines you use are gluten-free.  However, if you’ve ever tried to …

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Favorite Book: The First Year Gluten-free

Occasionally, I will share a favorite item from my gluten-free kitchen: a book, cookbook, gluten-free food or kitchen gadget or a roundup of favorite things from around the web. Hopefully you’ll find some new favorites to add to your gluten-free kitchen! While they may contain affiliate links, all Favorites posts reflect my own opinion and …

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