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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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New GF product obsession: Canyon Bakehouse by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease OK everyone. I found a FANTASTIC new gluten free product at Whole Foods last week. I was walking through and happened to go by the regular bread section and saw the w ... Read on »
Snyder's Gluten Free Pretzels!! by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease WOW -- Just heard about this today! Snyders has gluten free pretzel sticks! I hear they cost less & are crunchier than Glutino's version. I also checked out the calories ... Read on »
Bolognese from Florence by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease I wanted to share with you all this fabulous recipe I learned to make years ago while I was doing a semester abroad in Florence, Italy. I took a weekly cooking class whi ... Read on »
Quick & Easy Bruschetta by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease I was at Whole Foods and saw Against the Grain's Rosemary Baguette and decided it would be fun to slice it up and make some easy bruschetta. Originally it was for c ... Read on »
Risotto — Two ways by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease For some insane reason, I used to not really like risotto. Not sure what was wrong with me, but I came around, especially after going gluten free. It's not as hard to mak ... Read on »
Stuffed Acorn Squash by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease I made such a delicious dinner last night (if I do say so myself) and it was all things I already had in the kitchen, which I love! I was browsing some blogs yesterda ... Read on »
Eataly — NYC by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease I was in NYC this weekend for a friends birthday and had been hearing and reading so much about Mario Battali's Eataly , that I just HAD to go. I knew it would be a mob s ... Read on »
GF Apple Cinnamon Pancakes by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease It's been ages since I've posted! Work has been crazy, been traveling quite a bit for fun and work, and now I think things are getting back to normal! I've been cooking q ... Read on »
KIND bars by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Thank god for these fruit & nut bars at Starbucks! 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 »
Gluten Free Bisquick Review by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Review: AMAZING. More to come + pics .... had these GF pancakes for breakfast today & they were simply delicious! Fluffy, light, excellent pancake taste, no gluten-free ... 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 »
San Fran - Bristol Farms by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Thanks again to Susan who gave some great suggestions while in San fran! I was walking around the Union Sq area and the Westfield mall and came upon Bristol Farms, and fo ... Read on »
WORK TRAVEL by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Hey All.... I'm heading off on Sunday for a week of work-travel...Luckily, I'll be in San Francisco the whole week, not too shabby! Not luckily, though, it will be LO ... Read on »
Puffin's Multigrain Cereal - Gluten Free! by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease As some may have noticed, I'm not a huge cereal fan for breakfast (i need my eggs!) but my sister just told me about this somewhat new kind of Puffins that are gluten fr ... Read on »
Have we talked about grits? by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease I am not sure when my first 'grit' experience was, but I have always loved them. Which is funny - I am a New England girl, born & raised, and they are not really that common ... Read on »
Blueberry Muffins by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Despite the recent heat, I decided to bake last week and made the yummy muffins. Recipe from Mark Bittman's "How to cook everything", which you all know I lov ... Read on »
Segment about the Gluten Free Diet on TODAY by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Visit msnbc.com for breaking news , world news , and news about the economy What are your thoughts on this segment? Natalie's part about it being a "fad diet" ... Read on »
Gluten Free Bisquick by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Anyone get their hands on this yet? What do you think?? I haven't seen it anywhere yet. Read on »
Fish Tacos by Allie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease First time, actually second, time I was in San Francisco I saw a lot of signs & read many menus advertising fish tacos. For some reason, they sounded weird to me -- but ... Read on »