Gluten Free

Healthy Halloween: Trick or Treating the Gluten-Free Way

Halloween is a time for treats but can be a real drag for children with celiac disease or gluten issues. Instead of keeping your children off the streets or not allowing them to get involved with the festivities, there are a variety of methods you can use to keep things exciting for children. Have Your Own Halloween Event – By hosting your own Halloween event, you have control over the treats served to the children. There are plenty of...

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10 Common Misconceptions About Gluten Sensitivity

In just a few years, being gluten-free has gone from being some obscure concept to becoming the fastest-growing grocery store category. We are finding a nice supply of gluten-free foods in just about every store we have visited these last few years. We were recently in a small store in Akumal, Mexico and found gluten-free linguine. It wasn’t cheap, of course, but still…. I am also happy to see the conversation shift from just celiac...

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Why is Paleo So Powerful?

Also known as the “caveman diet”, Paleo is a way of eating the focuses on what ancient man might have eaten. Overall, this means eating like hunters and gatherers with a diet consisting mainly of lots and lots of fresh produce and lean animal protein. On the flip side, it also means avoiding sugar, processed grains, legumes, and dairy (or at least cutting way, way back on these sorts of ingredients). While the Paleo Diet has been...

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Gluten-Free Recipe: Nut Butter Energy Bites

When you’re on the move and need a burst of energy, it’s always good to keep a few snacks on hand. Ideally, fresh fruits and veggies would be great, but sometimes you need something that’s more portable and easier to snack on. For those of us following a gluten-free diet, we have a great recipe to share for bite sized energy chunks that are great for on the go, at work, or before or after exercise to give you that much needed boost while also...

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Gluten Sensitivity and Autism

April is Autism Awareness Month At OVitaminPro.com, we are always looking at what can be done in the world of natural healthcare. We like to put as much power back into the hands of each patient as possible and decrease their reliance on pharmaceuticals and expensive treatments whenever we can. For parents and caregivers of children with autism, it is especially beneficial to have as many tools in your toolbox as possible; each option for...

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Another Cookie Recipe for Your Gluten-Free Holiday

A chocolate chip cookie is a favorite for holidays and non-holidays, and may be the universally agreed upon favorite cookie (for a lot of cookie fans!). If you’re on a gluten-free diet, don’t let that stop you from enjoying a delicious holiday treat. With this gluten-free chocolate chip cookie recipe, you’ll be able to enjoy the delicious, gooey taste of a fresh baked chocolate chip cookie this holiday season. Make extra, and leave a delicious...

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