Tag Archives: celiac

more treats that are good for our tummies

Before my boys were born, I used to go to Great Harvest Bread Company almost every week for a loaf of their honey whole wheat bread.  It makes the best peanut butter and jelly, great grilled cheese, even decent rustic French … Continue reading

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if you’re not part of the solution, you’re part of the problem

Even for twins, our boys have always been pretty tiny.  They’ve been riding the first or 0.5th percentile for quite a while now, sometimes even lower.  With less than two months to go before their third birthday, they’re still well below … Continue reading

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pizza, improved

My brother sent me a new GF pizza crust recipe a few weeks ago.  We liked it so well, I’ve made it three times already.  Forget the Bob’s, all hail the Chebe!  You start with a Chebe bread mix, add rice flour, eggs, … Continue reading

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silver lining #3: humor

These days whenever they’re suspicious of a food we’re asking them to try, the boys won’t say they don’t like it.  No, they’re clever: “That broccoli’s not good for my tummy.  It has too much wheat in it.”

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a link and a promise

It’s been a busy couple of weeks.  I ran an evening workshop for 20 tutors and two days later an evening event, dinner included, for 500 folks from the school where I work.  I had my first-ever night away from … Continue reading

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the secret [recipe: GF vanilla pound cake]

I’ve been experimenting with gluten-free baking for seven years, but it’s only in the past month that it’s become a regular habit.  And it’s only in the past month that I’ve started a thorough investigation of the gluten-free products that … Continue reading

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silver lining #2 [recipe: GF cinnamon rolls]

I’d predicted that going gluten-free would force me to do more cooking.  I was right, and it’s mostly been fun.  If we can’t go out for brunch, I can make something just as good and cheaper (and in my pajamas).  … Continue reading

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when life gives you lemons, make GF orange muffins [recipe]

After snuffling all day on Saturday, hacking all evening, and shuffling around Urgent Care all night working on a “respiratory infection, probably not pneumonia” diagnosis, the celiac kid and his Daddy got home around 7:30 am.  Daddy went back to … Continue reading

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wheatless in seattle

After a gastroenterology appointment earlier this week, I took the little man to Wheatless in Seattle, where he was pleased to hear that everything in the store was “good for [his] tummy.”  He chose a bacon-maple mini-doughnut.  I had one … Continue reading

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the brunch dilemma [recipe: GF oatmeal pancakes]

One of our favorite family traditions is to have weekend breakfasts with friends—either at someone’s house, or out at a restaurant.  For my dad and other adult celiac folks, breakfast is relatively easy because as long as they’re cooked in … Continue reading

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