Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity

Welcome to Your Gluten Free Life. This blog is mainly devoted to all things celiac. But there are a significant number of people who have not been diagnosed as celiacs, but who suffer from many of the symptoms such as abdominal pain and bloating. A new term has been...

Pulse Pasta – My new fave food

Welcome to Your Gluten Free Life Have you tried pulse pasta? It’s my new favourite pasta. I’m trying to adopt a more Mediterranean diet, which means more pulses. By pulses I mean beans and lentils, basically. Pulses are incredibly good for you, and they’re all gluten free so that...

It’s all about mushrooms this week

Welcome to Your Gluten Free Life. I was racking my brains for something easy and delicious for dinner last night. I usually try to cook something special for dinner on Saturday nights because it’s my one night I usually have time to cook something different. As I’m a vegetarian,...

I’m late this week, Honey

Welcome to Your Gluten Free Life I’m running late with my blog this week. It’s been a super busy week, but here I am. And it’s a honey themed blog. If you remember, last week I said I was fixing my dad’s PC. The hard drive had died and...

Migraines, Disk Drives and Cinnamon Scrolls

Welcome to Your Gluten Free Life It’s been a mixture of good and frustrating this week. I’ve helped someone make a start on the gluten free path to see if it helps her migraines, I’ve spent the week trying to fix the hard disk drive in my father’s PC...

Unexplained Rise in the Incidence of Celiac Disease

Welcome to Your Gluten Free Life When I was growing up, Celiac Disease seemed to be almost unknown. I know it was a battle for my mother to convince our doctor that I had anything wrong. It took a real battle for her to get me diagnosed. Over the...

Celiac Disease – Differences in symptoms in adults and children

Welcome to Your Gluten Free Life A lot of people are not aware that celiac disease presents differently in children and adults. The most common signs of celiac disease in adults are diarrhea, tiredness and weight loss. They may also have bloating, pain in the abdomen, constipation and vomiting....

No Soup, Salad Instead

Welcome to Your Gluten Free Life. I know it’s Winter here in Australia, but I love a good salad any time of the year. And you lucky folk in the Northern Hemisphere are just starting your summer. So the salad I’ve got this week will be ideal for you....

Autistic Children and the Gluten Free Diet

Welcome to Your Gluten Free Life. A few years ago, I read somewhere that some parents of autistic children reported that a gluten and/or casein free diet helped with some of the symptoms of autism. Specifically, they reported improvements in communication, cognitive, motor, verbal and social skills. Based on the...

How long is it since you had scones?

Welcome to Your Gluten Free Life. When I was cooking with wheat I was proud of my scone making ability. I could make light, fluffy, tall scones. By tall, I mean they weren’t little nuggets of scones like some you see around. Mine were big pillowy things that just...