Posts in category "Healthy Bites"

A Gluten Free Diet is Not a Weight Loss Diet

There are the photos of Miley’s skinny frame, Gwenyth’s GOOP posts, and Stacy Keibler’s recent 21-day cleanse. All celebrity testimonials of weight loss on a gluten free diet. But for the rest of us living day to day in the real world, does a gluten free diet promote weight loss? Weight fluctuations are common in... Read more »

A Gluten Free Pregnancy: The 4th Trimester

With Mother’s Day approaching, I thought it fitting to write a post for all you brand new, gluten free moms (myself included)… You survived pregnancy, huffed and puffed through labor, and baby is here! Now what? The first three months with a newborn, commonly known as the fourth trimester, are an exciting and exhausting time... Read more »

A Gluten Free Pregnancy: Countdown to Delivery Day

A Gluten Free Pregnancy: Countdown to Delivery Day
You’re almost there! If your due date is rapidly approaching, or in my case, your due date has come and gone with no new little bundle yet, you are probably trying to get some last remaining to do’s scratched off your list. Baby websites like Babycenter and The Bump have some great to do lists... Read more »
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Souper Duper Allergen Free Soups

Souper Duper Allergen Free Soups
I’m all about convenience lately. With a baby that can come really at any moment now, my energy for preparing home cooked meals is waning. Unfortunately most of the time, convenience food usually equates to pre-packaged, hard to pronounce ingredients, and overly processed. And to quote Lloyd Dobler from Say Anything (one of my favorites),... Read more »

A Gluten Free Pregnancy: The Third Trimester

A Gluten Free Pregnancy: The Third Trimester
How timely is it that I get into the car the other morning and Europe’s “The Final Countdown” is playing on my radio? Here it is, the third trimester of pregnancy and I am wondering where all of the time went. I never thought this time would come while in the throws of morning, noon,... Read more »

Pop a Pill and Eat Gluten? Gladly Gluten Free News N' Nibbles

Here we are, already a month into 2013 and “gluten free” continues to be a buzzword. Restaurants across the country are increasingly adding gluten free options, and more and more gluten free products are stocking grocery store shelves. I’ve featured a few of my favorite gluten free/dairy free convenience foods in this post. There have... Read more »
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Gluten Free Pasta Impromptu: Penne with Shrimp and Artichokes

Gluten Free Pasta Impromptu: Penne with Shrimp and Artichokes
  Got 20 minutes? Then you can make this deliciously easy gluten free penne pasta dish with shrimp, artichoke hearts, spinach, sundried tomatoes, and olives for dinner. It’s light and flavorful. Tinkyada pasta is my usual standby for gluten free pasta, but I gave Heartland penne a try tonight and was delighted by the results.... Read more »

New Year, Noodles, & News N' Nibbles Monday

New Year, Noodles, & News N' Nibbles Monday
Welcome to the first Monday of 2013! There’s been quite a bit abuzz in the gluten free world. It’s time for new beginnings and Gladly Gluten Free’s first News N’ Nibbles of the new year.   Time to Make the (Gluten Free) Donuts: “Time to make the donuts” is the phrase I jokingly say to... Read more »

Kickoff New Year's Day Bowl Games with Gluten Free Breakfast Casserole

Kickoff New Year's Day Bowl Games with Gluten Free Breakfast Casserole
Is starting a gluten free diet one of your 2013 New Year’s resolutions? Or, trying to nurse a champagne hangover perhaps? Either way, this hearty breakfast will give you the energy you need to face your first day of the new year – even it involves laying on the couch most of the day. New... Read more »
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Ring in 2013 with a Family Friendly New Year's Fondue

Fondue set - washed and ready for action!
The close of 2012 is upon us, and we’ve decided to ring in the New Year with the little ones tonight.  How fitting is it that as I’m writing this, my iTunes has randomly selected Jellyfish’s “I Wanna Stay Home”? Yes, call me lame but I am looking forward to spending New Year’s Eve at... Read more »