Get Carded…

Ah, remember the good ol’ days?  Nervously waiting to be asked for i.d.  Hoping you looked “old enough”… Call me vain, but I’d pay 100 bucks to have someone card me today!  However, snickering while they looked at the birth year on my license would definitely forfeit the Ben Franklin. I’m actually writing about cards…

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Hold The Gluten Podcast 04 – Get Tested!

The latest episode of my Hold The Gluten Podcast is now live! Episode 4 “Get Tested!” Features: Discussion on genetic testing and blood tests.  Exactly who needs them? The genetic test for Celiac Disease is known as the Celiac Disease DNA Test.  To clarify even further, specify HLA genotyping of the DQA1 and DQB1 genes.…

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Hold The Gluten Podcast 03 – Picnic Paranoia

Episode 3 of my Hold The Gluten Podcast is now live! Episode 3 “Picnic Paranoia” Features: A Celiac’s “Picnic Paranoia”. Food as a social experience. Surviving (gluten free!) summer picnics, pool parties, and various shindigs. Easy Gluten Free dishes to bring to get togethers. Maureen’s 7 Layer Dip Recipe. “Beyond Rice Cakes” – a gluten…

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Hold The Gluten Podcast 02 – One Sandwich, Hold The Bread Please

Good things are happening at Hold The Gluten! Episode 1 of the HTG Podcast is now under my belt. Whew! With wet feet, I have eagerly returned to the microphone and Episode 2 of my Hold The Gluten Podcast is now live! Episode 2 “One Sandwich, Hold the Bread Please” Features: BREAD…the holy grail for…

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Hold The Gluten Podcast 01 – Gulp…Testing 1-2-3

Well, it’s official, the very first episode of my Hold The Gluten Podcast is LIVE!!! I need to give huge props to my very talented tech-savvy hubby.  Without him, I would never have entered this mystifying world of two turntables and a microphone.  Well, there’s really no turntables, but it just sounds hipper. Episode 1…

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Mint is Magnificent!

Little ol’ me is growing an herb garden. Well, I guess I should clarify; my herb garden is predominantly a mint garden. There are two basil plants thrown in for good measure, but mint is the front runner in the pack. Why? Well, I used to be a vodka kind of girl. In my single,…

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