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Allie Patient Expert

Brookline, Massachusetts
I'm a graphic designer in Boston - diagnosed with Celiac Disease in August of 2006 (Positive bloodwork and confirmed with endoscopy), and have been gluten free and feelin' great ever since! I am on a constant mission to find gluten free bread that tastes normal, and maybe doesn't even need to be... Full Bio
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"Apple Pie" Oatmeal by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease ................................ 1 cup GF Oats (I use bob's red mill quick-cooking oats) 2 cups water 2 chopped Macintosh apples 1 tbsp ground flax 1 splash gf vanill ... Read on »
10 days! by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease wow -- only 10 days until the wedding! in between now & then, we are also moving. life is completely crazy, but fun!! I will try to post next week, but cannot guarante ... Read on »
2 Meals, one hunk of pork by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease This weekend we were in RI visiting my family and some friends. On Saturday my mom wanted to make pulled pork and we threw together this simple recipe: pork butt ap ... Read on »
8-14-09 by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease So... I'm married! Yay!!! The wedding was AMAZING. Everything was perfect, it was a gorgeous day, it was SO MUCH FUN, and it was truly the greatest day of my life. That being ... Read on »
A few things... by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Hi there.... Hope everyone is well. I haven't been posting much, mostly because I haven't really been cooking much, also haven't had many new GF finds to share - although wh ... Read on »
Altoids not gluten free?! by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease How did I not see this before? I pulled out this little tin of altoid minis i found and Wheat maltodextrin is the third ingredient, ugh. Read on »
And the winner is..... by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease #4 - Mrs. C !! (I plugged the 7 of you who entered into Random.org to pick a winner ) So Mrs. C - I will email you directly to have Better Batter mail you the go ... Read on »
Another Bridal weekend... by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease This weekend is one of my best friends bridal shower/bachelorette weekend in NYC! So I'm heading back to NY tomorrow (Brooklyn Friday, then Long Island Saturday morning, then ... Read on »
Another new GF Find by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease When I was at that natural food store in Reading, MA this was another product I hadn't seen before. I've been eating a lot of wraps as of late, and this one is definitely ... Read on »
Apple Butter by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease I just so happen to work with a very talented Jam-maker and I recently helped her out by making her logo & designing her packaging/labels, and for payment, I get jam!... N ... Read on »
Are Kix gluten free??? by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Hi everyone! I just saw that the Kix box was re-designed and went to their site to check 'em out and notice there appear to be no gluten in the ingredients!!! Could i ... Read on »
Au Bon Pain - Potato Cheese Soup, GF? by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease There is an Au Bon Pain on the first floor of my office building which is very convenient, especially when it's pouring rain and I forget to bring lunch. I don't often eat ... Read on »
Avocado Obsessed by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease I have been LOVING avocado lately. I have been putting it on everything - and a really great quick meal is just toasting some Udi's bread, a little shredded cheddar, a sli ... Read on »
Awesome day. by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease I officially own a home!!!!!!!! My husband & I closed last night. yay. OK, life can start getting back to normal soon! Moving this weekend, can't wait to have a kitchen t ... Read on »
B.Good Gluten Free Hamburger Buns! by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Feast your eyes readers.... It's just a burger I grabbed for lunch around the corner from my office. No big deal. Yeah right!? Thanks to the lovelies at Udi's who are n ... Read on »
Baltimore/DC this week by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Hey all! I am at the airport waiting to fly to Baltimore, I am there till Wednesday then heading to DC until Saturday. Any GF food recommendations? I will be in the Fe ... Read on »
Beantown Bride by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease My wedding is being featured today, and I think tomorrow on BeantownBride.com ! I wish I could do the day all over again exactly the same!!! (sorry - totally not glu ... Read on »
Beer Braised Beef in a Marsala Mushroom Cream Sauce by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease I've been really into Pinterest for a while now keeping track of design things I like, house decorating ideas, and just as a source for inspiration, but only recently di ... Read on »
Best GF Store-Bought Bread I've found....STERK'S by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease OK -- who has had this before, and why have you been hiding it from me? I was in Reading, MA at this cute little place in Reading, MA called The Natural Food Exchan ... Read on »
Best Gluten Free Cupcakes I've ever made by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Ahh cupcakes, I didn't realized I missed you so, until I took a bite of one of these. Thanks to the genius that is Better Batter mix - I have created the most delicious cupc ... Read on »