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Gluten Free Food and Lupin

September 14, 2014

By Beth Hillson The Food and Drug Administration has created a new warning for people with celiac disease and others who follow a gluten-free diet because they have noticed an increase in the use of lupin/lupine in gluten-free products in the US. They say that people who are sensitive or allergic to peanuts or soybeans, may have a reaction to   …Read More

A Gluten Free First

September 10, 2014

By Beth Hillson Last weekend was a feast of firsts, gluten-free firsts, that is.  I was participating in the GF Food Allergy Fest in Portland, OR.  Portland was great – welcoming and friendly.  I expected that.  What I didn’t expect was the abundance of gluten free friendly restaurants. Portland is king when it comes to gluten free.  Entire restaurants do   …Read More

Gluten Envy

September 8, 2014

By Beth Hillson You can eat the potato and hamburger, said my well-meaning friend during a barbecue at her home.   You’ll have to stay away from the rolls, but you can have the salad.  No croutons.  And dessert, hmm, that might be a problem.  But I have ice cream, she said cheerfully.  Stay away from the cheesecake.  I put a little flour   …Read More

Peach Crisp Redux

September 4, 2014

By Beth Hillson Serves 12 As I began downloading and filing peach crisp photos, I realized I’ve created a new recipe for my favorite comfort food three years in a row.  I confess, when our local crop is ripe, this is one of my favorite comfort foods.  And based on everyone’s reaction to this dish, I would say I am   …Read More