The Celiac MD™

10 Tips for a Healthier Gluten-Free Diet

By Amy Burkhart, MD, RD
In the past few months we have seen a media backlash on the gluten-free diet. The diet has been called a hoax, a fad and a litany of other less desirable names. It has become the national punch line in cartoons and late night comedy, while media outlets are trying to understand the topic and separate fact from fiction. As a result, people who have celiac disease or gluten sensitivity are encountering skepticism about their need to follow a gluten free diet.  Read more

A Conversation with
Katie Alin of Miglet’s

KatieAlinHeadshotBy Vic Dolcourt   Katie Alin, owner of Miglet’s gluten-free bakery and grocery in Danville, is a rock of the Northern California gluten-free community and a key supporter of Camp Celiac. The camp is hosted by The Taylor Family Foundation, which is run by Katie’s mother Elaine Taylor, so it’s a family endeavor as well. Katie spoke to Vic Dolcourt about how her shop came to be the go-to bakery and gluten-free grocery in eastern Contra Costa County. Read more


Yummy Supper cookbook

Yummy-Supper-CoverA refreshing approach: Erin Scott’s blog and new cookbook focus on the expanse of utterly delicious, naturally gluten-free foods in the world, on wonderful things to eat, rather than deprivation and substitution. Read Erin’s story – how a diagnosis of celiac disease brought joy into her life – and dive into a recipe she shares from the cookbook in her blog post for us this month. Yummy Supper: Lemons into Lemonade…




Gluten Free Canteen:
Summer Baking

GFC_ChocBananaSplitCupcakes_29May2014_sq150Lisa 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 some delicious summer recipes using seasonal fruit, including Fromage Blanc with Summer Berries and Peachy Blueberry One Bite Tarts, plus these Chocolate Banana Split Cone Cupcakes, perfect for a child’s birthday party!   Read more