The Celiac MD™

Triggers for celiac disease: One possible answer

By Amy Burkhart, MD, RD
What triggers celiac disease? How can someone who has eaten gluten their entire life suddenly become ill after ingesting it? Researchers at the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center may be close to finding an answer to these questions.  This is exciting news, as the discovery of potential triggers may lead to the development of therapies for the prevention of celiac disease.  Read more

Cheesecake Factory Expands
Gluten-Free Effort

Sweet Corn Tamale Cakes

By Jennifer Iscol   The gluten-free menu is now available at all Cheesecake Factory locations – and it has over 70 items on it. It has a lot going for it, and the company has made a strong and sustained effort in taking its gluten-free endeavor chain wide, but there are still a few kinks to work out. So gluten-free diners may want to check it out, but with a bit of caution and a list of questions.  Read more

Iamori – Cookies, Ravioli, Pizza and More

Iamori-Irene-KwockVic Dolcourt
 sits down with Irene Kwock of Iamori to learn how the South Bay company came about, its specialties and challenges, and Irene’s thoughts about where she wants to position her company in terms of Bay Area food trends. Irene’s experience as a pastry chef, and her dedication inspired by her family, have served her well in this well-established and beloved business venture. Read more




Gluten Free Canteen:
Autumn Baking


GFC_HalloweenPumpkinChocolateChipCupcakes_Sep14Lisa Stander-Horel and Tim Horel, the writing and photography team behind the blog Gluten Free Canteen and authors of  Nosh on This: Gluten Free Baking from a Jewish-American Kitchen, share their favorite autumn recipes, including Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cupcakes, Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal Cookies, Tipsy Pumpkin Butter Pie and Apple Streusel Coffeecake. Who could resist – let’s get baking. Read more