Is there a link between Celiac Disease and Eczema?

Over a year ago, I started with what I thought was “dry skin”.  Patches of flaky areas that would get red after I showered or was overheated appeared out of nowhere. So I began slathering myself with everything I could find…coconut oil, Vaseline, Neosporin, body butter, and olive oil (yes, I smelled like a salad).…

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Gluten-Free Back to School Survival Guide for Parents

When my 11-year-old daughter Emma was diagnosed with celiac disease almost two years ago, I initially went into a pretty major panic. How would I ensure she was safely eating at school? Would she feel excluded from class parties because she no longer could eat the gluten-filled cupcakes? I’m a “fixer” by nature and this…

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Gluten-Free Update – Episode 79 Hold the Gluten

Episode 79  “Gluten-Free Update!” Features: Maureen’s gluten-free dining on Montserrat Importance of testing family members New Glutino Toaster Pastries Response to listener Erin about gluten-free products Response to listener Marla about Olive Garden Gluten-Free Menu New study about infections in infants causing CD Celiac Guidelines Roundtable sponsored by Children’s National to establish guidelines for pediatric…

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Gluten-Free Vacation Prep – Episode 78 Hold the Gluten

Episode 78  “Gluten-Free Vacation Prep!” Features: Maureen’s upcoming trip to Montserrat Flu shots – yay or nay? GF Chicken Nuggets taste test Where are Dunkin Donuts new gluten-free goodies? Pastariso Mac n’ Cheese Go Picnic pre-packaged meals Vanessa’s challenge – cooking savory meals with chocolate Traveling?  Check out Delight’s Travel site 2013 Expos – Maureen will be…

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Hello Gluten-Free 2013! – Episode 77 Hold the Gluten

Episode 77 “Hello Gluten-Free 2013!” Features: Maureen & Vanessa’s Holiday recap. Gluten-free options for EZ Bake Ovens! Dunkin Donuts tests gluten-free goodies in Florida & Massachusetts. Trifle – it’s the new dessert… Maureen’s upcoming trip to Montserrat What do YOU think of the HTG Podcast? Leave your feedback wherever you download this. Read the blog.…

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Gluten-Free Holiday Frenzy – Episode 76 Hold the Gluten

The latest episode of Hold the Gluten Podcast is now live! Episode 76 “Gluten-Free Holiday Frenzy” Features: Hanukkah gluten-free – latkes & brisket! Cheers to gluten-free alcoholic bevs Wholesome Chow‘s Gluten-Free Vegan Baking Mix Mike’s Hard Lemonade now gluten-free Maureen’s gluten-free holiday frustrations & pie crust debacle What do YOU think of the HTG Podcast? Leave your feedback wherever…

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Gluten-Free News, Gifts & Grub – Episode 75 Hold the Gluten

The latest episode of Hold the Gluten Podcast is now live! Episode 75 “Gluten-Free News, Gifts & Grub” Features: Maureen’s 2013 1/2 marathon – whoo hoo! Holiday gift baskets – gluten-free options GlutenFreely HUGE website sale Maureen’s new fav pizza crust – Udi’s thin & crispy pizza crusts Jennifer Espisoto of Blue Bloods Dr. Drew video with Jennifer…

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Gluten-Free Leftovers – Episode 74 Hold the Gluten Podcast

The latest episode of Hold the Gluten Podcast is now live! Episode 74 “Gluten-Free Leftovers” Features: Gluten-Free Turkey Day! Leftovers – what to do with them? What do YOU think of the HTG Podcast? Leave your feedback wherever you download this. Read the blog. Listen to the podcast. Educate yourself. Rock on Celiacs! Subscribe to the podcast using iTunes…

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Gluten-Free Giving Back – Episode 73 Hold the Gluten Podcast

The latest episode of Hold the Gluten Podcast is now live! Episode 73 “Gluten-Free Giving Back” Features: How you can give back! Dee Valdez (Gluten-Free Dee) created National GF Food Bank movement in 2009 Dedicated gluten-free food banks What gluten-free staples to donate Gluten-free companies giving back all year long Gluten-free care packages in the military Working…

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Gluten-Free Cookbook Compilation – Episode 71 Hold The Gluten Podcast

The latest episode of Hold the Gluten Podcast is now live! Episode 71 “Gluten-Free Cookbook Compilation” Features: Gluten-Free Cookbooks – Maureen & Vanessa’s favs HTG’s own fabulous author Vanessa: Beyond Rice Cakes, Gloriously Gluten-Free How to Cook Gluten-Free – Recipes That Really Work – Elizabeth Barbone Lodge Cast Iron Cookbook – The Lodge Company Cooking Gluten-Free – Karen…

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