Discover Gluten Freedom

Living with Celiac Disease, Gluten Intolerance or any other food intolerance or allergy does not have to be hard. You are already one step ahead and on your way to better health. Explore all your options and enjoy yourself along the way, experiment, try new things and have a little fun. With over thirteen years of re-learning how and what to eat, I found some pitfalls along the way. I am always exploring all my options and I hope I can help you find a happy and healthy lifestyle as well. I will bring you gluten free news, product reviews, cooking and lifestyle ideas to online episodes as well as other nibbles along the way.

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Emergency Preparedness Plan – Do you have one?
February 29th, 2012LifestyleMelinda 1 Comments

I always evaluate my emergency preparedness every Spring and Fall, and rotated my shelf stable foods. Not necessarily a cheery topic, but necessary to consider.  When I lived in the midwest, we owned and operated a horse boarding facility.   Preparedness took on a whole new meaning when caring for fifteen or twenty, thousand pound […]

Gluten Free Monte Cristo Sandwiches
February 26th, 2012Appetizers, Main Dishes, Recipes, SandwichesMelinda 0 Comments

I love hot sandwiches of all kinds, the Monte Cristo is just so fun and different, and you get a little extra protein from dipping it in the egg and milk.  They also hold up well as an appetizer if you cut them into quarters and secure with a toothpick.  They won’t hardly dry out […]

February 26th, 2012Menu PlannerMelinda 2 Comments

Sunday  –  Gluten Free Turkey Meatballs,  simmered in my Sweet Tangy Gluten Free Barbecue Sauce and served with Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Green Beans. Monday  –    Chicken Thighs with Red Onions and Potatoes and Roasted Brussels Sprouts Leftover Alert: Cook up extra chicken for Thursday’s Dinner. Tuesday  –  Gluten Free Ratatouille served over your favorite rice or […]

Gluten Free Ratatouille
February 26th, 2012Main Dishes, Recipes, Vegan, VegetarianMelinda 0 Comments

PrintGluten Free Ratatouille Ingredients2 tablespoons olive oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 teaspoons dried parsley 1 eggplant, cut into 1/2 inch cubes salt to taste 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese (or dairy free/vegan variation) 2 zucchini, sliced 1 large onion, sliced into rings 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms 1 green bell pepper, sliced 2 large […]

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