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Betty Crocker Gluten Free Cooking

April 30th, 2012 by Jean Duane


Denver-based cookbook author Jean Duane (Alternative Cook) is featured in the new Betty Crocker? Gluten-Free Cooking Cookbook with over 150 simple-to-make, quick and delicious recipes. This book will soon become your ?go-to? book for everything gluten-free. With a growing number of Americans correlating health problems with diet, gluten-free, allergy-free cooking is becoming more popular. Betty […]

Book Review ? Melissa?s Great Book of Produce, by Cathy Thomas

November 8th, 2009 by Jean Duane


This book is well-named. It is GREAT! If you are looking for a new food to cook with, look no further. This book is chock-full of fruits and vegetables that will add a new dimension (and probably lots of nutrition) to your life. It is full of beautiful, appetizing color photos. Nick Noon?s photos will […]

Book Review: Healthier Without Wheat

September 30th, 2009 by Jean Duane


A New Understanding of Wheat Allergies, Celiac Disease and Non-Celiac Gluten Intolerance by Dr. Stephen Wangen (The Gluten-Free Doctor) If you are suffering from abdominal pain, anemia, arthritis, autoimmune disease, constipation, diarrhea, ear infections, eczema, fatigue, fibromyalgia, frequent illness, headaches, heartburn, hypoglycemia, irritable bowel syndrome, irritability, migraines, osteoporosis, sinus problems, itchy skin, joint pain, mental […]

My Life In France

August 19th, 2009 by Jean Duane


If you are looking for a book that will inspire you — consider reading (or re-reading) Julia Child’s account of her life in France. In a word, it was sensuous. Julia was so HAPPY to cook, eat, learn, write and BE. She LOVED what she did, and was so happy to be doing it. When […]

Lentil Leaf Rolls

July 31st, 2009 by Jean Duane


Here’s a recipe from Gluten Free Diet, A Comprehensive Resource Guide (Reviewed below) This recipe is reprinted with permission from Shelly Case and from the Saskathewan Pulse Growers. These Lentil Leaf rolls are fast to make. After simmering the rice and lentils, they take about 15 minutes to assemble. I used short-grain brown rice and […]

Gluten-Free Diet – A Comprehensive Resource Guide by Shelley Case, Dietitian

July 29th, 2009 by Jean Duane


Rarely, if ever does one come across a book that ?has it all?, but this book by Shelley Case is one that anyone on a gluten-free diet must have. Ms. Case helps you navigate through the diet, a thorough discussion of oats, gluten containing foods, labeling in the USA and in Canada, how to eat […]

The Living Gluten-Free Lifestyle Answer Book

June 12th, 2009 by Jean Duane


If you are looking for a comprehensive reference book on gracefully living the gluten free lifestyle, look no further. Suzanne Bowland has written a book that provides enlightening information for the veteran Celiac and for the newly diagnosed. From the basics of defining gluten and how to avoid it by deciphering food labels, to looking […]

Book Review: Recognizing Celiac Disease by Cleo J Libonati, RN, BSN

June 3rd, 2009 by Jean Duane


I had the pleasure of meeting Cleo Libonati at a conference last year. Her book, Recognizing Celiac Disease is a ‘must have’ manual for every doctor, and patient to understand how gluten can cause the body to malfunction. This desk-top reference is a comprehensive guide to the multi-faceted symptoms of gluten intolerance. It is full […]

Book Review: The Great Chefs Cook Vegan by Linda Long

May 21st, 2009 by Jean Duane


Book Review: The Great Chefs Cook Vegan by Linda Long Linda Long is a gifted food photographer who happens live a vegan lifestyle. She approached 25 renowned chefs to contribute recipes for this beautiful compilation. Vegan is usually considered the most healthful, healing way to eat, and certainly earth-friendly, and this cookbook takes vegan cooking […]