Top Gluten-Free Food and Restaurants in NYC according to CBS NY!

The following New York City restaurants and bakery offering gluten-free food were named by CBS New as being among the best.         Risotteria (Italian) – 70 Bleecker Street (between 6th & 7th Ave.) Bistango (Italian) – 416 3rd Avenue Keste Pizza & Vino (Pizza, dessert and vino of course) […] read more

On October 6th, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

LA Voice Actor opens new bakery offering unique gluten-free donuts

Nancy Truman is a voice actor, living in Los Angeles and she also happens to be sensitive to gluten. She joins the 1 in 7 people in the US believed to be sensitive to gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye. An estimated 3 million or more people also suffer from Celiac, an […] read more

On October 5th, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

The ACDA weighs in on the FDA proposed rule for Gluten-Free Labeling

With the recent close of the comment period (3 October) to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), with regards to the FDA Proposal for a Gluten-Free Labeling Law, The American Celiac Disease Alliance, a national celiac support organization located in Alexandria, VA weighed in with their comments via a letter from Andrea Levario, J.D., Executive […] read more

On October 4th, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

… and for the beer enthusiast

With many Oktoberfest celebrations planned in the upcoming weeks, thought it might be worth mentioning there are now a variety of gluten-free beers available to wet your whistle. Celiacs and the gluten-intolerant must avoid the harmful glutens found in wheat, barley and rye.  In the gluten-free beers, alternative grains such as rice, sorghum, yeast, buckwheat, millit, […] read more

On October 4th, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Gluten Then and Now

by Julie McGinnis, MS, RD Over the past decade, the frequency of conversations about gluten intolerance (GI) and celiac disease (CD) in the United States has gone from almost unheard of to commonplace. Chances are your local supermarket sells dozens of items labeled “gluten free” where none existed five years ago. Restaurants and school lunch […] read more

On October 2nd, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Celiac Disease on the rise in the US

According to several reports Celiac is on the rise in the United States with more people suffering ill effects from the ingestion of gluten (a protein found in wheat, barley & rye). According to various studies, almost five times as many people have Celiac today than back in the 1950s and the rate of Celiac has […] read more

On September 30th, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Utah Governor designates October 3-8 Celiac & Gluten Intolerance Awareness Week

Utah Governor Gary Herbert designates October 3 to 8, 2011 Celiac Disease and Gluten Intolerance Awareness Week to coincide with the 2011 Gluten-Free Expo to be held on October 8th, from 9:00 am to 4:oo pm at the South Towne Expo Center,  9575 S. State Street in Sandy, Utah. For details on the Expo  visit: Sign […] read more

On September 29th, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Alvine Pharmaceuticals Announces Presentation of Data from Celiac Drug Study

Alvine Pharmaceuticals, Inc., with headquarters located in San Carlos, California, announced on 9.22.11  that data from their Phase 2a clinical trial of ALV003  in celiac disease patients will be presented at the 19th United European Gastroenterology Week (UEGW) in Stockholm, Sweden.  The data will be presented on Monday, 24 October by Markku Maki, M.D., Ph.D., Chair, […] read more

On September 28th, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Is Gluten-Free For Everyone?

  The words “gluten-free” have certainly become part of the popular culture over the past few years.  It has been rumored that several celebrities such as Rachel Weisz, Gwyneth Paltrow, Anne Hathaway, Mary Louise Parker and Victoria Beckham follow a gluten-free diet which has brought some attention to the lifestyle.  Diagnosed Celiacs do not have a choice […] read more

On September 28th, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Annie’s Quahogs on the Grill

  Like many New Englanders, Annie loves to go clamming. She walks out her back door, down her sprawling green lawn which leads to the bay, and enters the water waist deep. No clam rake for Annie … she prefers to use her feet to feel around for the clams (which are about 3 inches […] read more

On September 27th, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Green Mountain Gringo Salsa

Generally when I have time, I like to make my salsa from scratch using simple, fresh ingredients: vine-ripened tomatoes, onions, garlic, fresh cilantro (a must), sea salt, black pepper, juice of lime, and jalapeno peppers – occasionally I will add a can of stewed tomatoes.   Whether I bring it to a party or serve […] read more

On September 26th, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Connection between Celiac and Cataracts

Could there be a Link? Dr. Kaziwe Mollazadegan and his team at Sweden’s Karolinska University Hospital conducted a study of close to 29,000 Swedish adults, over a period of 9-10 years. It was found there were 1,159 cases of cataracts in people with Celiac, versus the expected 909 cases based on the general public (or […] read more

On September 24th, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

1.2.3 Gluten Free (pumpkin) Pan Bars

The other day I picked up a box of the sugar ‘n spice Pan Bars by 1.2.3. gluten free.  Once I read the recipe could be modified to make Pumpkin, Apple Spice, Banana, Sweet Potato or Zucchini Bars, I thought it would be a great idea to make the pumpkin version, as I was heading […] read more

On September 22nd, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

JAMA Wants to Hear From You

This is your chance to weigh in! (by October 9th, 2011)  The Patient:  A 46 year old woman with symptoms of anemia,  joint pain, several miscarriages   Read the Journal of American Medical Association’s article (click on address below) describing the patient’s interview with her physician and then based on the evidence presented, patient issues and […] read more

On September 21st, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Could JFK have suffered from Celiac? Read AllergicLiving article & then comment! read more

On September 16th, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Is going gluten-free the next fad diet? Read Huffington Post Article & then comment! read more

On September 16th, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Moira Hodgson’s Portuguese-style Stew of Clams, Pork, Kale and Beans

      Recipe posted with permission by Moira Hodgson, noted cookbook author & food writer/critic for the New York Observer This can be made a day ahead; add the clams just before the stew is served. It is a lighter, healthier version of a classic Portuguese dish.         Prep time: 1 […] read more

On September 15th, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

A Weekend in New York City

I always look forward to visiting Manhattan.  The energy emanating from the streams of tourists and residents alike, never fails to ignite my soul.  The cultural offerings of  theaters, galleries, and museums from major to fringe, and the city-wide historic landmarks are so abundant that I lament not having more than a short weekend to […] read more

On September 13th, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Berry & Walnut Salad

  This is one of my favorite salads to prepare for family and friends during the summer months … though I basically prepare it throughout the year! It is light, refreshing and healthy.             Ingredients:   assorted organic greens organic strawberries walnuts (you can buy the larger unshelled ones, and […] read more

On September 10th, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

VerMint’s (Chai Pastilles)

(Breath Mints) Ingredients (chai pastilles): Organic crystallized cane juice, organic tapioca syrup, organic Vermont maple syrup, organic chai tea, agar, gum tragacanth, natural chai oleoresin, pure Vermont spring water. When I was a gluten-free newbie, I was afraid to put anything in my mouth, unless it was a piece of fruit.  I was heading to a […] read more

On September 9th, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by