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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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How to Have The BEST Gluten-Free Thanksgiving and a Recipe Roundup by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Whether you’re newly gluten-free or a seasoned veteran, there is always something new to be learned in this lifestyle.  Being gluten-free certainly keeps you on your toes, w ... Read on »
Candied Sweet Potatoes by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease I know I may be venturing into sensitive territory here, but I can’t seem to find a consensus on what to call this dish.  Candied Yams or Candied Sweet Potatoes?  While I kn ... Read on »
How to Make The BEST Gluten-Free Turkey Gravy by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease What is Thanksgiving without the gravy?  Just an ordinary meal in my opinion.  I could honestly go without most of the Thanksgiving feast, as long as I have gluten-free sage ... Read on »
Type 1 Diabetes and Celiac Disease: Westin’s Story by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease When my son Sam’s intestinal biopsy came back “negative” for celiac disease in 2008 (after his celiac blood tests were blatantly positive), I had a big decision to make.  To ... Read on »
Gluten Free 101, Fat Elvis and a Menu Plan by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Gluten-Free 101 Before I share this week’s menu plan, I want to let you know that I’ll be adding a new feature here at Adventures of a Gluten Free Mom called Gluten Free 101 ... Read on »
Gluten-Free Sage Dressing (Updated) by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease This recipe was originally published in 2009, but I’ve updated it with new photos and substitution recommendations for accommodating additional allergens. This recipe for Sa ... Read on »
Celiac Disease: The Critical Role of Probiotics in Healing a Leaky Gut by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease   Dr. Vikki Petersen recently posted a new video, Celiac Disease: An Epidemic on the Rise and I want to share it with you because it is very important to understand that cel ... Read on »
Detox for a good Cause with Some Delicious Smoothie and Juice Recipes by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease One cold January, 20+ bloggers came together for 31 days to share 31 nourishing and detoxifying smoothie, juice, and soup recipes.  The blogosphere buzzed with great new way ... Read on »
Halloween Recipe Roundup and a Menu Plan by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Are you ready for Halloween?  My boys sure are biting at the bit (okay, their mom is too).  Before your little beggar dives into his or her loot bag tomorrow, make sure you’ ... Read on »
Gluten and Grain-Free Crab Cakes by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease   I can vividly recall the first time I was introduced to a crab cake.  I was 25 years old and we met in a dimly lit restaurant over a glass of Cabernet.  I was shy at first ... Read on »
Kickin’ Chicken Soup by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease My in-laws are the king and queen of soup recipes and this is one of my absolute favorites, perfect for a crisp autumn day like today…it will warm you right up! Another bon ... Read on »
Dill Dip: Dairy-Free, Corn-Free, Egg-Free, Nut-Free and Soy-Free by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Kid-Friendly Dill Dip for Raw Veggies: Gluten-Free, Dairy/Casein-Free, Egg-Free, Corn-Free and Vegan Read on »
Ask Heidi: Cheating on the gluten free diet by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease   Marjorie asked: You have been so forthcoming about being a former gluten cheater and I really appreciate your honesty.  I’m guilty of cheating too, it is so hard to stay o ... Read on »
Gluten Sensitivity and Autism by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease The following is a new video from Dr. Vikki Petersen of HealthNOW Medical Center, sharing information she recently learned from the renowned celiac researcher, Dr. Alessio F ... Read on »
How to Make Dairy/Casein-Free, Soy-Free and Corn-Free Butter by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease A couple weeks ago I struck gold when I found a recipe for homemade vegan butter on veganbaking.net.  The recipe’s creator, Mattie, is brilliance personified.  So brilliant ... Read on »
Why We Do What We Do by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease I am often asked by those close to me why I research and talk about gluten so much.  Can’t I just “get over it” and move on with my life?  Why does everything always have to ... Read on »
Menu Plan – Week of October 10 by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease   Monday:  Quick Meatball Salad and Fresh Fruit Tuesday: Roasted King Salmon with Apple Butter Sauce (I will use Eden Food’s Apple Butter, canned coconut milk for the heavy ... Read on »
2011 Gluten and Allergy Free Halloween Candy Lists by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease The 2011 Gluten and Allergy Free Halloween Candy Lists are here! My friend Alison from Sure Foods Living works extremely hard every year to put together these comprehensive ... Read on »
Ask Heidi: A New Blog Series by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Living a gluten-free lifestyle is about so much more than just managing the food and health issues, yet I’ve always stuck to recipes and medical information here on my blog. ... Read on »
The Possible Role of Dairy in Celiac Disease and Type 1 Diabetes (and some Dairy-Free Roasted... by adventuresgfmom Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease I love autumn, it’s my favorite time of the year.  The crisp, cool air just begs for a mug of warm soup or hot apple cider to accompany the beauty of the surrounding fall fo ... Read on »