Archive for June, 2009

Soy Protein Isolate – My Favorite Egg Substitution

June 25th, 2009 by Jean Duane


Some people are allergic to egg yolks, some to egg whites, and some to both and need substitutions that work well in baked recipes. I am pleased to report that after two years of testing may proteins, the very best egg substitute I?ve found is soy protein isolate. Soy protein isolate is a protein supplement […]

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 […]

Dr. Peter Green Speaks at the GIG Conference in Seattle

June 9th, 2009 by Jean Duane


Joining a support group can be fun! I just attended the 35th Annual Gluten Intolerance Group of North America?s annual convention in Seattle. It was a great experience! Lots of food vendors shared their wares and many informative speakers (including yours truly talking about ?GF on a Dime? and ?Internationally GF?). One speaker I really […]

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 […]

Is FOOD Making You SICK?

June 2nd, 2009 by Jean Duane


Newsflash: Food shouldn’t make you sick!