Everything listed under: gluten free

  • How to live a gluten-free and vegetarian lifestyle with finesse

    By Maureen Stanley, Associate Editor Think a plant-based and gluten-free diet is impossibly difficult to maintain? Worried that your three square meals a day will be salad, salad, and more salad? Truth be told, a vegetarian/gluten-free diet combination can be a healthy and tasty lifestyle.

  • Healthy Alternatives: Meals for the Body and Soul

    By Janice Cuevas, Contributor From time to time, our bodies naturally crave fatty foods because fat is essential for proper body function. This surprises many because we often associate fat with weight gain and unhealthy eating habits. The truth is, our bodies need fat in order to absorb essential vitamins and nutrients as well as maintain vital cell membranes.

  • Nutritional Spotlight: Vitamin B-12

    By Caroline Doernhoefer, Contributor Over the last several months, our Delight Gluten-Free Magazine email box has been flooded with questions from people with Celiac Disease about vitamin B-12 deficiencies and how they can improve their diet to boost levels of this very important nutrient. It’s not the easiest of tasks and for many people, simply increasing amounts of nutritional B-12 intake won’t solve the problem, so we’d like to start by reminding you to always discuss your personal nutrition...

  • Naturally Sweet Agave

    Agave is popping up all over the place as the new “it” sweetener. Want to know more about the sweet nectar? Agave comes from a plant known as the agave plant, indigenous to South Africa and Mexico.

  • Vegetarian Eats: Hearty Tips for Gluten-Free Vegetarian Diners

    By Casey Manning, Delight Contributor The world of meat substitutes can often be a murky one. Though many products purport health claims, a number of their ingredient lists are filled with chemicals, fillers and often times wheat and other gluten contaminants. But if the typical vegetarian staples (beans, lentils, tofu) are leaving you craving something a little… meatier, some play in the kitchen with a basic meat substitute added into a recipe you already know and love can be a deceiving and de...

  • Which Grain is Best?

    By Kristin Grant, Delight Editorial Intern When many people are trying to start eating a healthier diet, they find the most common recommended diet change is to eat more whole grains. Now, that is where the advice usually ends. No one tells you what type of whole grains is best for gaining certain nutrients, or what type of whole grains is the best for you.

  • Eat More Kale!

    Eat More Kale! By Sally Pickle, Delight Associate Editor Are you health conscious and looking for nutritionally sound gluten-free snacks? Rather than a quick stop at a vending machine, plan just a bit ahead and chow down on a leafy green super food: kale.

  • Healthy Living at a Healthy Price

    Healthy Living at a Healthy Price By Casey Manning, Delight Editorial Assistant Eating healthy on a budget can seem daunting at first. You know you should eat more vegetables, but a stroll through the produce section can produce some serious sticker stock. But by avoiding the $5.00 box of salad mix, $7.00 tray of organic-fed ground beef and $10.00 plastic canister of wild rice, eating healthy can be much cheaper than you’d think.

  • Gluten-Free Options For Dogs and Cats

    Introduce The Gluten-Free Diet to all Members of Your Family By Sally Pickle, Delight Associate Editor var addthis_config = {"data_track_addressbar":true}; You’re on a gluten-free diet. Does this mean your pets should be too? Just like people, animals can also suffer from a sensitivity to gluten.

  • Ode to Tofu

    var addthis_config = {"data_track_addressbar":true}; Healthy Living: An Ode to Tofu By Kate Morin, Delight Contributor Stay away from the imitation tofu dogs, sausage, and cheese. Steer yourself back to that bland-looking block of plain tofu, and take a good look—it’s about to become your favorite nutritional powerhouse. In fact, one half-cup serving of tofu holds a whopping 10 grams of protein and weighs in at less than 100 calories.

  • Fiber Fabulous: Does Your Gluten-Free Diet Contain Enough Fiber?

    var addthis_config = {"data_track_addressbar":true};   Fiber Fabulous: Does Your Gluten-Free Diet Contain Enough Fiber? By Vanessa Maltin Weisbrod, Delight Executive Editor There’s a lot of confusion out there about fiber. Many people on a gluten-free diet think they can’t get enough because they’ve eliminated wheat from their diet.

  • Wheat Grass: Super Food or Super Lie?

    var addthis_config = {"data_track_addressbar":true}; Wheat Grass: Super Food or Super Lie? By Caroline Doernhoefer, Delight Editorial Assistant While perusing the aisles of your favorite specialty grocery shop, it’s not likely that you’d find the same product with the word “wheat” in its title also displaying a prominent “gluten-free!” label on the front, right? Well, think again.

  • The Kosher Conundrum: When Another Diet Clashes with Gluten-Free

    var addthis_config = {"data_track_addressbar":true}; The Kosher Conundrum: When Another Diet Clashes with Gluten-Free By Andrea Neusner, Delight Contributor They say you are what you eat, but we all know you are also what you don’t eat. For example, vegetarians don’t eat meat. Observant Jews don’t eat pork or shellfish.

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