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Celiac Awareness Day

September 13th is National Celiac Awareness Day. Being gluten-free doesn’t have to be miserable and cooking gluten-free can be exciting and delicious.

It’s not the science that’s slacking, it’s the resources consumers use to buy food.  The tricky part is knowing where you can find GF ingredients conveniently and affordable.

Almost any food can be made in a gluten-free variation and it’s time to spread the word. Google, Pinterest, and any gluten-free cook books can help get you started and trigger new GF meal creations.

Focus on what you CAN eat!

http://withstyleandgraceblog.com/2011/09/13/celiac-awareness-living-gluten-free/

http://www.gimmesomeoven.com/15-gluten-free-recipes/

http://mylifeandkids.com/gluten-free-recipes/#_a5y_p=2252149

http://www.celiaccentral.org/Resources/Printable-Guides/373/

 

 

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GF Grocery List

A simple grocery list for beginners.

Focusing on ready to eat basic household foods that are gluten-free. Saves time from having to read every single label for ingredients, then researching each foreign ingredient you’ve never seen. If you don’t frequent a specialty grocery, Kroger has a great selection of organic and gluten free foods.

Grocery List:

  • Fresh Fruit
  • Fresh Vegetables
  • Potatoes
  • Eggs
  • Cheese (Blue Cheese and Gorgonzola may contain gluten)
    • Shredded cheese*
  • Lettuce/salad
  • Yogurt
  • Applesauce
  • Peanut Butter
  • Jelly
  • Nuts
  • Rice Chex cereal
  • Nature’s Path GF Cereals
  • Nature’s Path GF oatmeal
  • Gluten Free Oats/Oatmeal
  • KIND (GF) granola bars
  • Popcorn
  • Corn Tortilla Chips*
  • Salsa
  • Pasta/Grains – wheat free
    • Rice
    • Quinoa
    • Pasta made from rice, quinoa, corn
  • Bread
    • Udi’s GF
    • Frozen GF breads
  • Sauces and Dressings
    • Olive Oil
    • Soy sauce* – Use Tamari- made without wheat
    • Siracha
    • Frank’s Hot sauce
    • Ranch
  • Rice bowls- Annie Chun, check ingredients if not plain rice
  • Frozen Foods
    • Options in Kroger’s specialty section
    • Good substitutes for cravings of foods normally containing gluten
  • GF Beer
    • Red Bridge
  • Soups*
    • Gluten Free Cafe brand
  • Meats

 

* Check to ensure gluten free, may affect consumers differently