Gluten-Free websites I've learned about this month:Please join me in a new journey to find at least 5 websites each month that will be highlighted in (at a minimum) the following categories:
- Money Management
If you have a website or know of an author that you'd like to see showcased please let me know.
A Gluten-Free Day
|A Gluten-Free Day|
Emilia, the author/chef/photographer of this site lives in Finland. She cooks gluten-free along with some soy-free, egg-free, and diary-free. She prefers psyllium husk powder over xanthan gum and feels the former lends a texture more similar to gluten when baking.
Emilia answers a question many of us have: "What I do if I accidentally eat gluten?"
"I always know when I have eaten gluten because I get at first a strange empty feeling in my stomach, after that I start having pains.
My general strategy is to take L-Glutamine powder one tablespoon every four hours or so, this helps the stomach to heel and it really helps with the pain. I also take some turmeric and DL-Phenylalanine; the turmeric helps with the healing and because I get depressed from gluten I take the DL-Phenylalanine which helps to elevate my mood.B-vitamins are also important if you ingest gluten because it eats away the B-vitamins, the body needs them to process gluten and sugar, and this might also be behind the reason of the so called gluten depression."
Simply Sugar and Gluten-Free
|Simply Sugar and Gluten-Free|
Amy Green, author of Simply Sugar and Gluten-Free cookbook, has maintained a weight loss of over 60 pounds since 2004 by eliminating sugar and gluten from her diet.
Amy says, "My food cravings, migraines, and depression vanished and was able to maintain a 60+ pound weight loss. Today I live with enormous freedom."
Easy Eats is an on-line gluten-free and lifestyle magazine that is full of recipes, conversational interaction, and a "What's Cooking" blog that is posted between bi-monthly editions of the magazine.
Free Spirit Eater
|Free Spirit Eater|
The Dusty Baker
|The Dusty Baker|
Lastly, you have to meet Jacqueline. She is amazing!
Jacqueline lives in New York City, NY has been "gluten and cow dairy-free for almost 20 years." She is a private chef, she writes for Easy Eats and Serious Eats NY.
She uses food as medicine to keep her body healthy.
It has been a lot of fun learning about new foodies, blogs, writers, and great people who are inspiring. While compiling this list, I noticed that a few of the sites were connected in one way or another. Isn't that wild?! What a small world we really do live in.
I wish you and everyone a wonderful month.
P.S., How did you like these websites? I'm thinking about making this a monthly entry because I come across so many helpful sites. If you know of a site that should be highlighted here on Substance of Living, please let me know at substanceofliving at gmail dot com or in the comments section below.
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