Gluten-free Girl

Gluten-free Girl

How I Found the Food That Loves Me Back-- & How You Can Too

Paperback - 2007
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A delightful memoir of learning to eat superbly while remaining gluten free.
-- Newsweek magazine

""Give yourself a treat! Gluten-Free Girl offers delectable tips on dining and living with zest--gluten-free. This is a story for anyone who is interested in changing his or her life from the inside out!""
--Alice Bast, executive director National Foundation for Celiac Awareness

""Shauna's food, the ignition of healthy with delicious, explodes with flavor--proof positive that people who choose to eat gluten-free can do it with passion, perfection, and power.""
--John La Puma, MD, New York Times bestselling co-author of The RealAge Diet and Cooking the RealAge Way

""A breakthrough first book by a gifted writer not at all what I expected from a story about living with celiac disease. Foodies everywhere will love this book. Celiacs will make it their bible.""
--Linda Carucci, author of Cooking School Secrets for Real World Cooks and IACP Cooking Teacher of the Year, 2002

An entire generation was raised to believe that cooking meant opening a box, ripping off the plastic wrap, adding water, or popping it in the microwave. Gluten-Free Girl , with its gluten-free healthful approach, seeks to bring a love of eating back to our diets. Living gluten-free means having to give up traditional bread, beer, pasta, as well as the foods where gluten likes to hide--such as store-bought ice cream, chocolate bars, even nuts that might have been dusted with flour. However, Gluten-Free Girl shows readers how to say yes to the foods they can eat. Written by award-winning blogger Shauna James, who became a interested in food once she was diagnosed with celiac disease and went gluten-free, Gluten-Free Girl  is filled with funny accounts of the author's own life including wholesome, delicious recipes, this book will guide readers to the simple pleasures of real, healthful food. Includes dozens of recipes like salmon with blackberry sauce, sorghum bread, and lemon olive oil cookies as well as resources for those living gluten-free.

Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2007.
ISBN: 9780470137307
9780470411643
Characteristics: xii, 276 pages :,illustrations ;,23 cm.

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laurajanine Mar 30, 2014

I'm pretty sure this blogger is faking her celiac diagnosis. I'm very sure that this blogger is a florid and melodramatic writer. Also, her recipes barely ever work. Don't read this book--much better illness memoirs, much better gluten free baked goods, much better...all options out there.

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Feb 07, 2011

This is NOT a cookbook, it is more of an inspirational, funny, passionate ode to food and living a gluten-free lifestyle.

Overall, I would recommend this book to people newly diagnosed with celiac sprue as a memoir of someone who has been there, but look to other sources for recipes and in-depth information.

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