Monthly Archives: July 2012

My Celiac Story

People often ask me what my symptoms were and how I was diagnosed with Celiac Disease.  Like most people, I suffered through years of misdiagnosis, before I discovered I had Celiac Disease.  The first time I approached my doctor with … Continue reading

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Celiac Disease and Nutrition

If you’ve been diagnosed with Celiac Disease, how do you repair your intestines and get the nutrition your body needs?  In my case, by the time I figured out that I had Celiac Disease, my intestines were a mess.  I … Continue reading

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How to Repair Your Damaged Intestines

If you have Celiac Disease and your intestines are damaged from consuming gluten, how do you repair the intestinal villi, so your body can absorb the proper nutrition?  The key is to stop eating anything with gluten!  It’s difficult to … Continue reading

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How To Diagnose Celiac Disease

Did you know that there’s a simple blood test to determine if you have a gluten allergy or Celiac Disease?  It’s true.  Just don’t make the mistake of going on a gluten free diet beforehand, or the results might turn … Continue reading

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What Is Celiac Disease?

What is Celiac Disease anyway?  It’s an autoimmune disorder where your body attacks the lining of your intestines whenever you eat the protein gluten, which is found in wheat, barley, rye and possibly oats.  Over time, it damages the lining … Continue reading

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Amici’s East Coast Pizzeria

More and more Italian restaurants are offering gluten free pizza, including Amici’s East Coast Pizzeria in the Bay Area!  East Coast pizza is thin crust pizza, which is perfect, because I don’t think it’s possible to make a thick crust … Continue reading

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Mariposa Bakery

I’m in love with Mariposa Baking Company in Oakland, CA!  I love their gluten free sandwich rolls and their pumpkin muffins!  They have the best gluten free rolls and muffins I’ve ever tasted!!! Of course, I’ve been eating gluten free … Continue reading

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San Francisco Soup Company

Warm up with a bowl of soup in the city by the bay at San Francisco Soup Company!  “Soup in the summer?” you might ask.  If you’re in San Francisco, anytime is the right time!  After all, Mark Twain wasn’t … Continue reading

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Freshies

If you’re looking for fresh, organic food in South Lake Tahoe, try Freshies Restaurant!  They even have gluten free options, including their famous fish tacos, which you can safely order grilled or fried!  Of course, I preferred the fried fish … Continue reading

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Azna Gluten Free

If you’re not just gluten free, but Vegan too, then Azna Bakery in Cameron Park, CA is the place for you!  I ordered a bouquet of baked goods, including a cinnamon muffin, 3 different scones, 2 mini cinnamon rolls and … Continue reading

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