There’s only one treatment for Celiac Disease: avoiding all wheat gluten. As a physician and a Celiac patient myself, however, I know that mistakes, whether intentional or not, can be common. Food labels are not as clear as we would like, restaurant dish descriptions are even [...]
People eat a lot of chicken nuggets and chicken strips. Not being someone who eats at fast food restaurants, I will admit that it has been at least 30 years since I ate a Chicken McNugget, and that experience was bad enough to make me [...]
We have tried a number of gluten free pizzas, both from the freezer case and in restaurants. Here’s a roundup of some new choices for you along with links to older reviews.
Previously we reviewed Udi’s [...]
Dear Dr. Gourmet,
Q: I was surprised to see quinoa, millet, & buckwheat on your list of grains that contain gluten. I have been on a medically necessary gluten free diet for nearly 14 years & discovered early on that these grains do not contain the [...]
There is something about Mac & Cheese from a box that I just don’t understand. While it is so easy to make your own – better, cheaper and tastier – there are dozens of versions of ready to fix Mac & Cheese on the grocery [...]
Dear Dr. Gourmet,
Q: Something you said in today’s newsletter article on peppers especially got my attention: “Like eggplants and tomatoes, peppers are a member of the nightshade family.”
I’m seeing a Physical Therapist for help recovering from [...]
Last week marked a return to the land of the pocket sandwiches after avoiding them for a couple of years. Amy’s Pizza in a Pocket sandwiches were fairly good – surprisingly so after having some particularly terrible ones from the iconic Lean Pockets brand.
Blue Horizon Foods
Crab Bites and Crab Cakes
I am always on the lookout for frozen seafood meals. This is by far the most challenging category for companies who create convenience meals because reheating seafood in the microwave or even in the oven is difficult because the [...]