Category Archives: Gluten-free

Let’s Get Real About Gluten, People!

I need to blow off some steam here. I am a Registered Dietitian who specializes in gastrointestinal problems and I see patients referred from my region’s physicians and gastroenterologists.  I counsel people about the food they eat and I am … Continue reading

Posted in Celiac Blood Test, Celiac Disease, Constipation, Crohn's Disease, Diarrhea, Diverticulosis, Gluten, Gluten sensitivity, Gluten-free, HLA-DQ2 Testing, HLA-DQ8 Testing, Intestinal Biopsy, Intestinal Gas, Irritable Bowel Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Large Intestines, Small Intestines | 6 Comments

The Egg Man Cometh

I feel like the luckiest person in the world sometimes–especially when it has to do with good food.  I have a terrific and generous neighbor, Robert Z., who likes to raise chickens in his yard. The problem is, he is … Continue reading

Posted in Ameraucana chicken, Barred Plymouth Rock chickens, Chicken Eggs, Egg Yolks, Eggs, Food, Free-range Chickens, Gluten-free, Home-grown Eggs, Japanese Bantam chicken, lutein, zeaxanthin | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

My Noni’s Pasta Sauce

My grandmother “Noni” lived to be 100 and was a wonderful cook.  She didn’t cook many different things–but the ones she did prepare were works of art. She was born in Florence, Italy and grew up about 20 minutes west … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Garlic, Gluten-free, Pasta Sauce, Quick Pasta Sauce, San Marzano Tomatoes, Tomato Sauce, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Mango Chutney–Finally One Low in Sodium!

I love chutney but I am always put off by the high sodium content of commercially made chutneys. If I ate the amount I wanted at a meal, I’d end up eating over a days worth of sodium! No way! … Continue reading

Posted in Chutney, Gluten-free, Low Sodium Mango Chutney, Mango Chutney, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 2 Comments