Gluten-Free Is Not a Diet

And if you think it is, then you’re probably not losing weight. Gluten-free is more like a diet substitute. As allergies become more common (or at least more commonly discovered), more and more gluten-free products are available. Nowadays, there’s a substitute for just about everything glutinous: gluten-free pizza crust, gluten-free pasta, gluten-free bread, gluten-free cookies…

The Gluten Test

Two and a half years ago, my then-boyfriend (now-husband) decided to try abstaining from gluten for a month. This idea didn’t come up because he was having stomach issues (thankfully), but he felt that his energy swings around meals were bigger than they should be. Namely, it was becoming a problem that he could barely…

Not Safe for Celiacs

If you’re reading this, you’re probably (a) gluten-free, (b) with someone who is gluten-free, or (c) really bored. Whatever the reason, I want to get some things straight about what this blog is and what it isn’t. Let’s start with the isn’ts. What This Blog Is Not: Not for people with Celiac Disease. This blog covers…