Tag Archives: cross contamination
I love BBQs! Who doesn’t? The smell of sausages and burgers (or fish and veggies if you’re not a meat eater!) grilling away on a warm summer day while you sip a chilled cider or glass of vino! A barbecue with friends is a fantastic way to spend a warm afternoon. With the 4th of
Read the rest of 5 Tips For A Safe Gluten Free BBQ
I’ve been using Listerine mouthwash on and off for years now. I remember checking what was probably a couple of years ago now that the variety I was using was gluten free and safe for me to use but since it had been a while I decided it would be a good idea to double
Read the rest of Is Listerine Gluten Free?
It’s hard to trust other people cooking for you when the consequences are so serious if something goes wrong. Fact! If you’re celiac and you accidentally eat gluten it can be a pretty horrible experience so there’s no way you can have just anyone cooking for you. When I was first diagnosed with celiac I
Read the rest of Do You Trust Other Celiacs?
Are nuts safe for celiacs? Some of you may be reading this and thinking, seriously? Is this gluten free traveller chick really trying to tell me that I can’t eat nuts now? She’s already made me uncertain about my morning coffee and I KNOW that nuts are gluten free. In theory, YES. Nuts themselves
Read the rest of Are Nuts Safe For Celiacs?
Today I found myself wondering whether Green and Blacks chocolate is gluten free. It’s a brand I sort of forget about for a while then remember when I see it in a store or a friend offers me a chunk. This time I decided to do some research so that I know whether or not
Read the rest of Green & Blacks Gluten Free
The festive season is upon us and many of us will be headed home for the holidays, looking forward to home cooked meals with family and friends. In my case I am very excited about catching up with close family and friends whom I haven’t seen in almost a year. As a celiac you never
Read the rest of How To Cook For A Celiac
Most of my posts are aimed at helping those of us who are on a strict gluten free diet. When you are diagnosed with celiac disease simple things such as grocery shopping and eating out become a lot more challenging, especially at first and we need all the help we can get. Living in a
Read the rest of How To Support Someone With Celiac Disease
Are you a lone celiac in a family of gluten lovers? Are you the only one in your group of friends who has a restrictive diet? Despite the research which tells us that our close relatives have a one in ten chance of developing the disease, many of the celiacs I’ve spoken with are the
Read the rest of Celiac In A Family Of Gluten Eaters?