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Recipe: Quinoa, the super-grain, that’s not really a grain….

Upon our first weeks of living on the slopes of a small mountain town in Colorado, my family was invited over for elk sliders. Our new friend hunts elk for his meat rations for the year and he was eager to share his hunt with my ‘doe eyed’ family from the city. Elk can also be […]

Your Dietitian Answers: Pumping Iron for Female Health

The most common sensitivities, intolerances, allergies, or symptoms that I see in my female celiac clients are lactose intolerance, allergy to casein {milk protein}, gas {awkward}, irregular bowel movements {embarrassing}, depression, and anemia. Most, if not all, of these allergies and symptoms have been a life-long battle for these women. And, admittedly, for me. Women, […]

Your Dietitian Answers: Celiac Symptoms Check List

Have you ever wondered if you have Celiac Disease? If you have come to visit my site, you may have. I often get the question, “Do I have Celiac?” from friends, family, and clients. …and so begins the symptoms talk. The following information is to get the ball rolling in the direction of proper testing. […]

what is gluten?

Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye. It gives dough its elasticity, helps it rise, keep its shape, and makes the product chewy. Its Latin meaning is actually “glue”.