Author Archives: Tricia Fecteau


Is Cheese Gluten-Free? It can be, but be Careful

Is Cheese Gluten-Free? It can be, but be Careful

There are very few people in this world who don’t like cheese. In fact, here in America, cheese is probably one of the most widely consumed foods from coast to coast. You can find it in so many different types of dishes. However, when you start the gluten-free diet, that all-important arises: is it gluten-free?

Gluten-Free Pretzels – Great Snack, Less Guilt

Personally, pretzels have always been one of my favorite snack foods. There is just something wonderfully appealing about a pretzel shape, and even a pretzel stick. Truth be told, I prefer them to potato chips, Doritos and tortilla chips. But, how can you enjoy deliciousness of grain-filled pretzels without overstepping the gluten-free diet? Is it

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Gluten-Free Birthday Cake – Have it and eat it, too

Have you ever worried about what to do if you throw a birthday party for someone who is allergic to gluten? How are you going to serve them the traditional, flour-based birthday cake if they cannot have gluten? This is difficult problem to overcome, especially children who are on the gluten-free diet. Fortunately, there are


Gluten-Free Chips – Snacking at its Best

One of the most popular snack foods in America is a potato or corn chips in a light plastic bag. Can’t you just picture yourself in front of the television on the night of the Super Bowl or World Series with some soft drinks and a big bag of chips? Of course, if you are


Gluten-Free Rice – Free from Contamination

Your first thought upon seeing this article will very likely be this, “But, I thought that rice is always gluten-free! Why must we be cautious with this food item?” It’s true that rice forms the staple of most certified gluten-free foods; there is brown rice flour, white rice flour, rice milk and bread substitutes made


Gluten-Free Gravy – Complete Your Great Meal

Another popular staple to a traditional Thanksgiving dinner is gravy. Our family likes to pour gravy over our meat, potatoes and vegetables. For most people, no Thanksgiving dinner would be truly complete without gravy to drizzle over these other side dishes. I particularly enjoy dunking my biscuits and/or cornbread deep in good, brown gravy. The