The Celiac MD™

Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity:
The Doctor-Patient Disconnect

By Amy Burkhart, MD, RD
I recently gave a grand rounds lecture on celiac disease and gluten sensitivity at a local hospital. For those of you not familiar with the term, grand rounds are weekly or monthly lectures to update physicians on medical topics. As I was waiting to speak, I watched about 50 physicians and other health care providers file nonchalantly into the lecture room. Some came out of interest, others perhaps for the free lunch.  Read more

Patti’s Perfect Pantry
in Gilroy, CA

PattiLogoBy Vic Dolcourt   Patti’s Perfect Pantry in Gilroy – the small gateway city to Los Angeles, the Monterey Peninsula and the Central Valley, south of San Jose – is a gluten-free oasis, or at least it seemed so at the time. I had just spent more than a week in Fresno visiting a number of restaurants from web searches and finding out that they were actually gluten-free-ish, but not suitable for anyone who is seriously gluten-free. Patti’s, however, is the real deal.  Read more


Yummy Supper: Fish tacos
topped with
pomegranate salsa

erinscott_yummysupper_fishtacos-3420Yummy Supper author Erin Scott  provides a popular recipe from her new cookbook. Erin also invites us to join her for a book signing and tasting at Copperfield’s in Sebastopol on Saturday, November 15th, at 7pm.  Here’s the recipe




Nosh on This and
Cup4Cup giveaway!

Nosh on This coverThis November we are giving away Nosh on This: Gluten-Free Baking Classics from a Jewish-American Kitchen by Lisa Stander-Horel and Tim Horel, the Gluten-Free Canteen blogging duo. The book features over 100 recipes for the gluten-free baker who craves traditional Jewish baking.  The give-away includes a box of four delicous Cup4Cup products! Read more