Tag: gluten

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Q and A with Alan Levinovitz, author of ‘The Gluten Lie’

JMU professor Dr. Alan Levinovitz exposes the myths behind how we come to believe which foods are good and bad in his book, ‘The Gluten Lie.’

Dinner Diva: Seven fun and fast gluten-free breakfasts

Over and over again, I hear people say, “But what will I eat for breakfast if I’m going gluten-free?” OR “Gluten-free fill-in-the-blank is so expensive!”

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It’s time: Girl Scout Cookie time

It’s that time again for the Great American Girl Scout Cookie Sale! From January 1 to March 31, Girl Scouts in our local communities will become young business entrepreneurs as they learn goal setting, marketing skills, and money management.

Dinner Diva: Diet-friendly snack ideas and restaurant tips

If you’re traveling or vacationing, as many people are this time of year, there are easy ways to “stay on plan” with your diet without feeling deprived.


Virginia companies exhibiting at Fancy Food Show in New York

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) is hosting a Virginia Pavilion at the Summer Fancy Food Show, June 29–July 1, 2014, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City.

Dinner Diva: Laundry lettuce

The best salads start in the laundry room. Temperatures outside are rising and kitchens are heating up all over America. It’s time once again for those crisp green salads to dominate our dinner plates.

Dinner Diva: Cheap, tasty & fast! (my favorite protein+easy recipes!)

Chicken breasts are a great starting point for a delicious and healthy meal. They’re a very lean source of protein and an excellent item to serve to your family on a regular basis.

Dinner Diva: Eat rich for less

I could sit here all day and tell you that eating a healthy diet will pay for itself in spades in the long run, but the fact is, we only have so much money to spend on food.

Dinner Diva: Focus on what you CAN have

When people first hear the Dinner Diva’s gone Paleo, they almost always say the same thing: Oh I know this Paleo diet is supposed to be healthy, but I could never give up [bread/potatoes/pasta/corn/dairy/etc.].

Gluten free cooking with Nickie Aldridge of Tree Streets Inn

On Feb. 25th, Nickie Aldridge, Innkeeper at Tree Streets Inn in Waynesboro, Va received honorable mention for her Gluten Free Coconut Pancakes at the Bed & Breakfast Association of Virginia’s Annual Conference Cooking Contest.

Dinner Diva: Make the decision-eat to live

Instead of scrambling and looking for replacements for bread and cereal, try to focus on eating for your best health. Get out of the “live to eat” mindset and adopt the attitude of “eat to live.”

Dinner Diva: Non-traditional meals for Christmas leftovers

If you have Christmas dinner leftovers in your refrigerator, I’m going to give you some of my family’s recipes to help use them up in the absolute most delicious ways.

Dinner Diva: Thanksgiving, Paleo Style

Thanksgiving is only a couple of weeks away, so it’s not too early to start thinking about the menu. If you’ve taken our 30 Day Paleo Challenge lately, you might be wondering how you’ll survive this food-focused holiday without your non-Paleo favorites, but have no fear!

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RMH Senior Advantage Presented Gluten Free to Timberville Broadway Senior Center

RMH Senior Advantage together with RMH Food and Nutrition presented a program on eating a Gluten Free diet to Timberville Broadway Senior Center on Nov. 12. This program was very well attended as 15 members of TBSC and six visitors from the community enjoyed the presentation.

Dinner Diva: Gluten free finger foods

The following finger foods are all paleo, gluten free and absolutely scrumptious!

Valley businesses team up to showcase gluten-free living

Staunton dietician Anne Buzzelli has noticed lately she is teaching more and more clients how to avoid gluten, a protein found in wheat. So when she found out there are several local independent businesses featuring gluten-free products, she asked them to join forces to provide some additional ideas for interested individuals.