| Mar 1, 2014
The gluten-free crowd has spoken, and it wants pizza. It's not hard to find gluten-free crusts these days, usually for a surcharge. What's more elusive is a pizza that's suitable for those with celiac disease — people for whom just a dusting of...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 4:22 PM
If you haven’t satisfied your craving for Thin Mints and other popular Girl Scout cookies, you’re in luck. The Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania have announced they are extending the cookie sale period one week to March 17 because weather-...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Though going grain-free is a popular diet trend, grains -- especially in their whole form -- provide a significant portion of important nutrients in the diet.
You've likely noticed the proliferation of books, websites, and...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Pasta and bread – not really the first dinner menu that comes to mind for people who don’t eat gluten. But it was the husband’s meal last night, thanks to gluten-free versions of both.
The bread was a focaccia from Canyon Bakehouse,...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 7:36 AM
Delaney Paterno has been a Girl Scout for five years, but only this year has she tasted any of the cookies she works so hard to sell.
That’s because she was diagnosed with celiac disease as a toddler, and gluten -- found in wheat, barley and rye...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 7:57 PM
These days, people might be more inclined to add toasted pecans or a handful of pumpkin seeds to give a salad some interesting crunch. But if you are a crouton fan and you don't eat gluten, you still have some choices -- other than making your own....
| Dec 4, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Spelt enjoys a rich past as one of the most popular grains in ancient times. Yet, despite its role as a staple in ancient civilizations, and as a healer of illness in the Middle Ages, spelt lost its luster in the U.S. with the...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Depending on who sits at your Thanksgiving table, you may already have figured out how to serve vegetarians or people allergic to nuts. But gluten-free is another matter. Increasing numbers of people are choosing to forgo gluten (or learning they must...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 10:38 AM
Depending on who sits at your Thanksgiving table, you may already have figured out how to serve vegetarians or guests who are allergic to nuts. But more people are choosing to eat gluten-free or learning they must do without gluten. And with pie crusts...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:33 AM
Baltimore biotech firm Alba Therapeutics said Monday that it has promoted its president to CEO.
Wendy Perrow, who had also served as Alba's chief operating officer, has worked as an executive at the company since 2008. Her previous experience includes...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:40 PM
When I saw gluten-free Joe-Joe’s chocolate sandwich cookies on my last trip to Trader Joe’s, I thought I’d check out some chocolate options. I easily found six in supermarkets.
They’re all pretty good, and some are much better...