Have You Just Been Told That You Need to Go On A Gluten Free Diet?
Are you wondering what you can't eat? What you CAN eat? Starting
a gluten free diet can be overwhelming at first.
I know it was for me. My name is Kathy and I first went gluten
and dairy free in November of 2006. I spent many, many hours
reading and learning about this new way of life. Most people don't
have the time to do all that reading. But you won't have to.
All that information is here for you in one place. It is all
organized so that you can get started quickly and easily. From
preparing your home, lists of foods to avoid, reading labels,
stages of healing, to recipes and restaurants.
Above are pictures of some of the gluten free foods we make at
home. They include beef stir fry, bread rolls, chocolate candy,
pizza, bread, cornbread, and cherry and apple cobbler.
Let me help guide you as you enter the new gluten free lifestyle.
I know the way. I've been where you are now, and I can help you make
Your life will change, and you will find yourself feeling better.
New vistas will open for you, as your energy returns. No need to
be concerned, as I will help you to get accustomed to this new life.
The first year is the hardest, and soon you will feel much more
This website is here for you. If you have a
question you can contact me through the form on this site and I will
do my best to help you.
On this website there is also a list of foods by brand that you can
buy today, locally. This makes shopping much easier. It is my hope
that you will find my site to be of great help with the gluten free
What is Gluten?
For anyone not familiar with gluten intolerance or sensitivity and
celiac disease, gluten is the substance in wheat, rye and barley
that causes illness in those people who are sensitive to it. For
those with celiac disease, it causes an autoimmune reaction that
attacks and destroys the lining of the small intestine. This leads
to malabsorption and malnutrition.
There is no cure for celiac disease, however it can be
controlled. For most people the body will heal the damage once they
go on (and as as long as they stay on) a gluten free diet.
Flours made of other grains, like rice flour, corn flour, amaranth,
quinoa, and sorghum can be substituted for wheat in baking. There
are mixes for making your own bread and cakes, or you can use the
free recipes on this website. There are many varieties of gluten
free foods available now as well, including bread and even bagels.
The gluten free diet is easier to start now than it's ever been.