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Amy Leger

In 2000 when my toddler was diagnosed with celiac disease, I didn't know how to spell celiac let alone research it and find gluten-free products. A lot has evolved since then with the internet and celiac research. There is a lot to say about raising someone with celiac and having someone's life... Full Bio
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Gluten Free Thanksgiving Tips, Deals and Events by Amy Leger Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Let's face it, there are only a few days left before Thanksgiving. There is A LOT of cooking to be done. Here are some helpful tips, deals and events that could help you ... Read on »
Holiday-themed, gluten free mixes now available by Amy Leger Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease As if stores weren't already getting us in the holiday mood, Glutino has some new holiday gluten free mixes you might be interested in. The post appeared first on . ... Read on »
US Catholic Bishops Discuss Communion for Celiacs by Amy Leger Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease The Catholic Church requires wheat be a part of the host during Holy Communion. But could some changes be in store with communion for celiacs? It was a topic at this wee ... Read on »
Gluten Free Favorites in The Savvy Celiac Pantry by Amy Leger Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease New products are always coming out. If you are looking for some guidance on new-for-you products, you can check out our family's list of gluten free favorites. The po ... Read on »
Gluten Free? Allergic to Another Ingredient? App Aims to Help You at the Store by Amy Leger Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Smartphone app offers a way to search foods for allergen and gluten free status all at one time. Especially if you are managing multiple food allergies in your home, you' ... Read on »
Studies Consider Gluten Free Eaters in Arsenic & Rice Investigation by Amy Leger Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Ongoing research on arsenic, a level 1 carcinogen, in rice and those who eat a gluten free diet. What can we do to reduce the risk, when we eat a diet heavy in rice? ... Read on »
Watch for Bone Fractures with Celiac Disease by Amy Leger Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease A new evaluation of research regarding bone fractures with celiac disease reveals info you should know when you are diagnosed with celiac, plus some questions you can talk ... Read on »
Tips for a successful Home Ec class for your gluten free child by Amy Leger Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Home Ec cooking-style class in school is right of passage. After experiencing this first hand, I found doing it gluten free takes time, effort and planning. The post ... Read on »
Schlotzsky’s Adds Gluten Free Bun & Protocols by Amy Leger Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Schlotzsky's is the latest restaurant to enter the fight for your gluten free dollar. Find out their process to limit cross contamination. The post appeared first on ... Read on »
Gluten Free Leftovers — Repurposing Stuffing by Amy Leger Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease I am not one to experiment much with cooking, but when I needed to use up some gluten free leftovers I got creative and had success! The post appeared first on . Read on »
Mike’s Hard Lemonade’s Gluten Removed Label by Amy Leger Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease New seal explaining Mike's as "crafted to remove gluten" may help shoppers. But do you know the difference between gluten free & gluten removed? Here is additional inform ... Read on »
Lily Bloom’s Kitchen’s Yummy Gluten Free Treats in Minnesota by Amy Leger Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease One bakery in MN has been quietly churning out tasty gluten free treats. Find out more about what they are making and where you can buy them. The post appeared first ... Read on »
Gluten Free Tricks of the Trade — Dining out by Amy Leger Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease We all learn great gluten free tricks or shortcuts to make our lives easier during our own GF journey. From the kitchen to school activities to social functions. Here is ... Read on »
Lower gluten wheat being researched by Amy Leger Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease From a vaccine to a pill to better digest gluten-- several treatments for celiac are being researched. But another area of research lies in the wheat itself. Could a lowe ... Read on »
New Research Debunks Timing of Gluten Introduction to Infants & Celiac Impact by Amy Leger Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Gluten introduction to infants at risk for celiac is a big question for new parents. New research changes the thinking on the whole process. So what's a parent to do? ... Read on »
Research: Some Gluten Free Labeled Products are not really Gluten Free by Amy Leger Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease So many gluten free labeled products are on the market, but how diligent have companies been to make sure they truly are gluten free? A new report out this week looks at ... Read on »
Tackling the Carb Load when You’re Gluten Free by Amy Leger Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease The weekly carb load for my daughter's team is the latest challenge with her gluten free food. Find out how we are making it work, plus gluten-free carb loading tips from ... Read on »
Treating celiac with Hookworms — Again! by Amy Leger Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease It might give you the creepy-crawlies, but it's true-- new research claims treating celiac with hookworms may be the future! But believe it or not, this is a treatment th ... Read on »
Gluten Free Fave Bricks Pub to Open New Location Near National Sports Center by Amy Leger Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Bricks Pub was a great place to eat gluten free until it closed a few weeks ago. Now new plans are emerging about its future. The post appeared first on . Read on »
Promising News in Treatment for Celiac Disease by Amy Leger Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Aside from the gluten-free diet, there is no other treatment for celiac disease. But new research happening now could help change the future treatment of celiac. Could i ... Read on »