Welcome and thanks for visiting Gluten-Free-Way.com! Finding out I had celiac disease was a major, life altering event for this (at the time) high fiber, low fat girl. Everything I had known in the way of food changed – especially all of the memories of the foods I grew up with. And on top of it all, I went through the transition pretty much by myself, experiencing both the ups and downs of navigating this gluten free journey as well as the misery, pity parties and boredom. Now, because my health has drastically improved and I know how to quickly maneuver through the gluten-filled world, it’s really no big deal for me anymore.
I started Gluten-Free-Way.com for a few simple reasons:
- It pains me to see others struggle with following a GF lifestyle. If I get to help just a few people every now and then, it’s worth it to me to run this blog. More and more people are following a gluten free lifestyle, and it is good to know we are not alone!
- It may sound selfish, but creating recipes keeps me eating healthy and keeps my boredom to a minimum. When I started my GF journey, I was eating to live, eating the same stuff all the time and didn’t really enjoy it at all. Thankfully, those days are well behind me and can honestly say I now live to eat!
- I get to share the good stuff I create with others – and hope some of my recipes bring a little joy along your journey.
I’ve designed this blog based on my own personal preferences:
- Ingredients that can be used for a multitude of recipes, are simple and unlike so many GF recipes, do not use xanthan gum. Of the dozens of GF flours, I only use about 6 of them, so I don’t have a whole lot of waste.
- The recipe needs to be easy to follow, not very time consuming, and if possible, able to be frozen for added convenience.
All of the recipes on this site were designed in Yummly. When you find recipes you like, click on the orange YUM tag at the top of each recipe, which will save it to your own recipe box on the Yummy site. Or, if you’re old school and prefer a hard copy, click PRINT – and store the recipes you like best in plastic sheet protectors in a binder.
WHO I AM
My Gluten Free Journey – click to read my story about my diagnosis and journey. – I am a person living a gluten free lifestyle due to a celiac disease diagnosis. When I went gluten free, either my awareness of flavors and textures became more acute – or I just mourned the flavors and textures I spent a lifetime enjoying. I truly enjoy the challenge of creating gluten free recipes. I view life from a celiac’s perspective and pay a great deal of attention to cross contamination and manufacturing processes, so take my extremism on that subject for what it is. I do try to cook at home and make my own stuff, but in our fast paced, processed food world, cannot always avoid having to eat a commercially prepared gluten free product. Otherwise I would probably be miserable. I encourage you to find your own individual balance that works for you.
Although I’ve learned a great deal over the past several years, information seems to constantly change, and keeping up with gluten free and celiac disease information could very well be a lifelong process. Always be diligent with understanding and questioning manufacturer’s labels, including ingredients and processing practices, as the gluten free status can change at any time! It’s up to you to stay safe!
WHO I’M NOT
I am NOT a medical professional or a chef. I was just an average cook most of my life but have embraced and accepted my GF lifestyle, and learning to be a better cook has had a significant impact on my journey. Gluten-Free-Way.com provides information and recipes based on my own personal experiences and may not be suitable for everyone. The recipes posted on this site are meant to be gluten free. Should you have other food sensitivities or allergies, consult a medical professional for assistance and advice on diagnosing and treating your individual needs. The information and recipes contained herein are not intended to diagnose or treat any illness or medical condition.
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