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adventuresgfmom

Rio Rancho, New Mexico
I am a 36 year old gluten-free SAHM to two boys, ages 6 and 2. I was diagnosed with celiac disease in 2005 and dermatitis herpetiformis in 2008, both which require a strict gluten-free diet for life. My 6 year old also has celiac disease. My husband decided when Sam was diagnosed in 2008, that we... Full Bio
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New Mexican Burrito Bowls, Gluten Free of Course! by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Okay, let me first explain the picture you see above.  I know it looks like a big pile of goo covered with melted casein, er, cheese…and to be honest with you, that’s pretty ... Read on »
Men At Work: An EASY Gluten Free Breakfast Even A Dad Can Make by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease I have turned the blog over to my hubby for a post or two, and this is his first entry in our Gluten Free 101 series.  Ladies, you might want to print this post and place it ... Read on »
Gluten Free Menu Plan – Week of February 13 by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Mike and I have been having so much fun this week, coming together and reliving those crazy first few years of our ever-evolving gluten free life for our new Gluten Free 101 ... Read on »
Gluten Free 101: “Breakfast in Minute Casserole” (okay, so it’s more like an... by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Disclaimer: Yes, that would be a Christmas plate you see in the photo above.  I’m not the most punctual person in the world.  (It ain’t always easy being gluten-free, grain- ... Read on »
Getting Back to Gluten Free Basics for the month of February and a (very late) Menu Plan by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease   Sorry my weekly menu plan is going up so late, I was thrown off schedule this weekend by planning for the Gluten Free Super Bowl party I hosted at my house yesterday.  I w ... Read on »
Gluten Free Super Bowl Recipe Round Up: The Good, The Bad and the Downright Sinful! by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease It’s that time of the year again when men across the country become infatuated with other men in tight pants who are apparently the best butt-slapping, man-wrestling, concus ... Read on »
Caesar Salad Dressing: Corn-Free, Dairy-Free, Egg-Free and Soy-Free by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease All Caesar’s are created equal, right?  Not so fast!  Any balanced study of history (ancient and culinary) will help you understand that there are many different ways to gov ... Read on »
Gluten Free Menu Plan – Week of January 30 by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Before I share this week’s menu plan, I’d like to share some fun gluten free highlights from this past week. Have you been following along with Wendy’s fun (and functional) ... Read on »
Wax On, Wax Off…Heidi’s Thoughts on Finding Balance by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease   Finding balance.  In my opinion, that is such a loaded phrase. Think about it, break it apart.  “Finding.”  This means, by definition, that you have been searching for som ... Read on »
Gluten Free Menu Plan – Week of January 23 by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Before I share this week’s menu plan, I have quite a bit of catching up to do!  It’s been a busy week trying to finish up my “little” house painting project but somehow I ma ... Read on »
Gluten Free Menu Plan – Week of January 16 (And a Few Other Things) by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Well, my “wish it were spring” spring cleaning in the kitchen earlier this week helped me realize that my house would be brighter and more “idea-inducing” if my walls were a ... Read on »
The Science Behind Antibodies and How They Detect Gluten Proteins in Food by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease   Today’s post on gluten proteins and antibodies is brought to you by Emily of GlutenTox Home.  In case you missed Emily’s first post here on Adventures of a Gluten Free Mom ... Read on »
Curious about Probiotics? Sign Up Today for a FREE Teleseminar with Dr. Daniel Leffler and Shelley... by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Join Daniel Leffler, MD, MS of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Shelley Case, RD on Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at 8pm ET for an informative teleseminar on the role ... Read on »
Gluten Free Menu Plan – Week of January 9 by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Monday: Chicken Romesca, Sauteed Zucchini Ribbons and Salad Tuesday: Grain-Free Crab Cakes and Rainbow Chopped Salad Wednesday: Slowcooker Spicy Ground Beef and Bean Soup wi ... Read on »
Kaempferol and an Anti-Ovarian Cancer “Green” Smoothie by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Ovarian cancer remains the most deadly form of gynecologic cancer, mainly due to the fact that the vast majority of women are not diagnosed until the disease has become very ... Read on »
Gluten Free Menu Plan – Week of January 2, 2012 by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Happy new year everyone! I don’t know about you, but I am ready for summer.  The weather here in New Mexico has been perfect lately, sunny and in the mid-50′s!  I’m really g ... Read on »
Reconstructing Goldfish Crackers: Gluten Free Style by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease I cannot think of another processed food that has become more embedded in the minds of children than Pepperidge Farms’ Goldfish Crackers.  While they are not only just natur ... Read on »
On the Outside Looking In: Gluten Free, Family, Holidays and Heartbreak by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease With the Christmas quickly upon us, I thought today would be the perfect time to answer the following question by one of my wonderful readers…about being on the gluten free ... Read on »
How You Can Help Send Children To A Gluten-Free Summer Camp! by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease   There’s an age-old saying that, in my opinion, has never been more true… “Tis better to give than to receive.” And the holiday season is the perfect time for you to give b ... Read on »
Gluten Free Menu Plan – Week of December 19 by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease   Gluten Free Menu Plan – Week of December 19 Monday: Beef Pot Roast* (see note) and Salad. Note: this recipe is really good, and it’s easy to make in a slowcooker – just ma ... Read on »