Celiac Disease

  • Traveling with Celiac Disease: O’ahu, Hawai’i
    Celiac Disease (CD) can be a real pain in the ass when it comes to traveling. From bringing food onto an airplane, to making sure the CD-sufferer has safe food and snacks throughout the entirety of the trip, it becomes a real ordeal to travel. Some destinations are way more Celiac-friendly than others. This means … Read More
  • A quick primer on spelling Celiac Disease
      Something I've seen all around the interwebs is the mispelling of the autoimmune disease, such as Celiac's Disease or Celiacs Disease. Let's quickly make a correction! The real spelling of the disease is: Celiac Disease OR Coeliac Disease The reason it's spelled as such is thanks to Aretaeus of Cappadocia, who named the condition … Read More
  • How To: Make Colonoscopy Prep Easier
    Colonoscopies, the step-child of procedures that no one really wants to discuss or talk about or even get. The one where the prep is far worse than the actual procedure itself. The one where you have to drink some real nasty prep or drink a few litres of fluid. That procedure. One of the procedures … Read More
  • How To: Gluten Free Pain au Chocolat
    My petit pain au chocolate (too thick!) Puff pastry. I never had the opportunity to play with it before I was diagnosed, but thankfully they're starting to come out with GF puff pastry sheets so you don't have to suffer through attempting to make it. French Picnic sells a 2-sheet pack … Read More
  • How to… Stock a Gluten-Free Asian Kitchen
    updated 12/28/16 Since I was diagnosed last year, I've found that Asian recipes are hands down the easiest to convert to gluten-free than many other types of cuisines. A lot of recipes only require some minor replacements, if any, which makes it so much easier to stress out less! As always, double and triple check … Read More
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