Gluten Free Thanksgiving Holiday Stuffing

Gluten Free Thanksgiving Holiday StuffingGluten Free Thanksgiving Holiday Stuffing to go along with the Roasted Turkey is almost a must have in our house. My wife always asks me about the stuffing before we even start looking for a Free range turkey.

While she does not focus on a gluten free menu she does want to stay as close to a Whole Foods lifestyle as possible. I find both of these lifestyles work well together with very little need to adjust to many recipes. Once the kitchen is set up to be gluten free, whole foods fit in there nicely. So, she gets her Holiday stuffing and I cook gluten free. Oh, if you like the stuffing, you do not need to wait for a holiday to enjoy it. It goes very well with chicken or quale.

Here is a Gluten Free Thanksgiving Holiday stuffing with many options.

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The Gluten Free Shopping Experience

Gluten Free Shopping ExperienceThe Gluten Free Shopping Experience is an adventure that you will need time to master. Before I became involved in a Gluten Free lifestyle I took very little notice of food labeling. If I liked the product then I bought and ate it. Things are very different now, as I have become an inveterate label reader.

Now I can hear you thinking “What a shopping bore” In fact the opposite is true. Shopping for food is an adventure; my quest is to identify new things I can safely eat on a gluten free diet. It is all a matter of perception.

How many of you are familiar with the optical illusion of the lady, Many people see an old crone, a lady with a huge chin and a beaky nose. Others see a glamorous young lady dressed in the height of fashion at the turn of the Twentieth Century, with a very fancy hat. For some people, they can only see a single option even if they know there are other possibilities. It is not until you trace a particular line then there is that “light bulb” moment when they can finally see the other form.

Back to shopping. If you think about reading product labels as a real bore, taking too much time and as a restriction on your life, that is exactly what it will become. On the other hand, you can relish the exercise as a form of competition to find new productsn that are healthy for you., the impact on your temper and frame of mind is likely to be very different.

The quality of food labeling has improved greatly over the past few years, we can now be much more conscious of what we are putting into our bodies. I for one am much more conscious of additives, cheap fillers, and chemical ingredients. As a result of label reading, I have a much healthier and more varied diet.

Next time you go shopping make a conscious decision whether you want to be the shopping equivalent of the “old crone” or the “bright young thing”. Afterall, it is Your health we are talking about here so you might as well make The Gluten Free Shopping Experience as enjoyable as possible.

Bon Provecho

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Eating Gluten Free: Meal Ideas

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Gluten Free Almond flour pancakes with berries and maple syrup

Eating Gluten Free: Meal Ideas

Without a doubt, you’ve heard numerous health experts preach about going gluten free. Do you have the slightest clue what gluten is? If you are like most many of us (especially middle aged and older foodies), old habits are hard to change.

Gluten is found in wheat, and you likely grew up with wheat products around your home, such as bread and pastries, flour and snacks, and grew up just fine, right? Well… let’s just say things could have been even better. Continue reading

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Adjusting to a Gluten-free Diet

Adjusting to A Gluten-Free Diet is not the easiest thing in the world but with a little work it can be done. Here is a list of some Gluten Free Foods for your diet and some that you need to avoid.

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How to Start Living Gluten Free

How to Start Living Gluten Free

Starting at the beginning we should talk about How to Start Living Gluten Free. It sounds like it should be a snap but there is a little more to it than that. You do not need to give up all your favorite foods such as pizza but you will need to make some adjustments to what you eat to avoid gluten.

 

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