Category: Gluten Free Section

A Surprising List Of Products That Contain Gluten

The first time I was brought to the hospital for a procedure, my doctor explained that I would have a few more endoscopes after the initial one, just to make sure the diet I have is actually working. This does not mean each new scope my doctors are checking my intestinal tract and going “yep still looks like celiac”, it means that I could very well be incorporating something into my diet that I am […]

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How Hard Is It To Follow A Celiac Diet

Everyone will have a different answer to this, and the situation I have been placed in is made luxurious by the support I receive from my family. When I was first diagnosed, I missed a lot of what I saw pre-scope as a “regular diet”. The first three or four weeks were definitely the toughest, but as it turns out, gluten-free substitutes really aren’t that bad. I have heard a hundred horror stories of every […]

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How To Get Non-Celiac People To Take You Seriously

I am still fairly new to this disease, and for the first part of it, I didn’t take it seriously myself. I looked at every option to not to go gluten free. It wasn’t until my first endoscope that it really hit me. In the days leading up to it, I pretty much only ate bread and pasta. Then, I went cold turkey. It was insanely hard for the first three days. Seriously, only three […]

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  • by D Matthews
  • onMay 12, 2019
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Where a Celiac Can Eat in Palm Springs Village Fest Street Fair

Every Thursday night Palm Springs holds a large street festival on North Palm Canyon Drive (basically, the downtown strip) called Village Fest and we spent forever trying to find a restaurant that took my Celiac seriously. First we looked up reviews and found Bill’s Pizza was highly regarded by Celiac’s.  Fortunately when we arrived and explained my Celiac condition to the server, he was good enough to say that Bills: offers gluten free choices but […]

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  • by D Matthews
  • onMay 10, 2019
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Celiac’s Should Not Eat At Blaze Pizza

The Blaze Pizza chain is often discussed in the Celiac community as a good place to eat at.  They have a good gluten free dough, a special press for that dough and a different tool to insert and remove the pizza from their oven.  However, that is where the good news ends. We have been to several Blaze Pizza’s and found cross contamination to be rampant.  It seems that their staff take their new slogan […]

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