Self-proclaimed font of Celiac knowledge, Libby tries to educate everyone she comes across on the differences between allergies, gluten sensitivity, and Celiac Disease.
Nov 15 2012
Gluten Free Crumbs: A Farewell
Dear Readers, This is it! The last day! I have moved *most* of my posts over to a personal blog, which you should all continue to read at glutenfreecrumbs.com. I will still continue to write there twice a week to help the gluten free commun...
Nov 14 2012
Adventures in the Frozen Foods Aisle
I am the type of person who has always turned their nose up at veggie burgers. The idea of eating meat substitutes has always made me feel a little uncomfortable. I tried to like tofu a while back, but my lack of tofu cooking skills combined wi...
Nov 09 2012
Symptoms of Gluten Intolerance: Mouth Ulcers
My father recently read a fascinating study done on patients with gluten sensitivity who experienced recurring mouth sores. Whether it is Celiac Disease or just a intolerance to gluten, different symptoms can arise in different people. Of cours...
Nov 07 2012
Learning to Cope
To all my dear readers, "Oh, Crumbs!" is nearing its end on Healthline.com. It has been a wonderful experience, however short, being able to offer insight and tips to fellow gluten intolerants and Celiacs out there. I may come back for an artic...
Nov 02 2012
Helminthic therapy is a type of immunotherapy that is quite trendy right now in the treatment of autoimmune diseases. "Helminthic" refers to the helminths that the person receiving the therapy is inoculated with. Helminths, for those who don't ...
Oct 31 2012
Celiac Safe Comfort Food
First of all, here's a quick update from last week: I did not get gluten sick from the Taco Bell experience on Friday, but it certainly did not make me feel very good. Fast food just does not sit well on the stomach, not matter how strong your ...
Oct 26 2012
Yesterday, my two Welsh friends flew into San Francisco. After letting them rest and attempt get over jet lag, we decided to go on a mission to the beach. This morning before leaving for the coast, I decided to take quick shower. Meanwhile down...
Oct 24 2012
Before writing this post, I went on to Gluten Freeda's website. For those of you who don't know, Gluten Freeda is a gluten-free food company that specializes in pre-made and packaged gluten-free products. I went on their website to look at the l...
Oct 17 2012
If anyone is passing through Davis, CA, you must go to The Farmer's Kitchen Cafe at Natural Food Works. Lengthy though the title may be, this little shop in Davis offers an entire gluten free menu and products list to buy. Maybe you are headin...
Oct 12 2012
My Macaron Obsession
Passing by a little bakery where brightly colored cookies with delicate labels in cursive script and little ribbonsare displayedwill make anyone's mouth water and eyes melt at the sheer cuteness. It actually wasn't until recently that I discover...