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I found a great blog : 12 gluten-free breakfast suggestions
below, here it is pasted, most of it.

1. Gluten free breakfast cereal. Favourites at the moment are Doves Farm Chocolate Stars - but we’ve also had Nature’s Path Mesa Sunrise, Whole Earth Organic Maple Frosted Flakes and Nature’s Path Crispy Rice. We are avoiding cereals that contain barley malt - no matter how little the cereal contains.

2. Gluten free toast. Don’t use the same toaster as everyone else, unless you use a Toastabag, because of the risk of gluten crumbs from normal toast. Toastabags are available from various places, including Amazon. The best ones I’ve found, though, are from Lakeland Ltd. You can, of course cook toast under the grill - but please be sure that your grill pan is clean, to avoid cross-contamination.

3. Eggs. Boiled eggs are a favourite here, with soldiers made from gluten-free bread. Other options are scrambled eggs, fried eggs, omelette or poached eggs. Poached eggs are wonderful on bread spread with Marmite.

4. Pancakes. My favourite recipe for pancakes (English style) is 4 oz of gluten free flour, one egg and 10 fluid ounces of milk. Beat these together until there are no lumps left. Often people say you should leave a pancake mix for at least half an hour - but we never have time in the mornings, and it doesn’t seem to matter much. Heat a buttered pan, and tip in enough mix to cover the base of the pan. Leave it for a few minutes until the top begins to set, and you see small bubbles - then you can flip the pancake over and cook the other side. My girls like this with sugar - I like to add a little lemon juice too.

5. Waffles. If you’ve got a wafflemaker, it will have instructions - but Lakeland have a recipe for waffles …

6. Bought-in breakfast goods, such as croissants or danishes, bought from somewhere like Lifestyle. My daughter likes the chocolate croissants, and their pain au chocolat. Not cheap - but for a special treat, why not. Sometimes the other children complain - why does she get chocolate croissants, it’s not fair, she always gets the good stuff (etc., repeat till fade)

7. Grapefruit - or other fruits. Mix and match to your heart’s content. Just remember that fruit alone may not be very filling.

8. Porridge. Recent research indicates that adult coeliacs can have some non-contaminated oats every day. If you are catering for a child, or if you are super-sensitive, you might want to be careful about this. Please check the CUK list of acceptable foods for providers of non-contaminated oats. At the moment, these are available here in the UK from Mornflake, Rabbi E. F. Kestenbaum, Spoff and Tilquhillie Puddings. Oat-free and gluten free versions of porridge are produced by Barkat and Orgran, among others.

9. For meat-eaters, there is always the bacon or sausage option. Daughter 2 loves a sausage sandwich, like her father, but these only ever happen on very special occasions. Do check that it is a gluten free sausage.

10. Yoghurt. Obviously not with added biscuit bits or with gluten cereals in - but standard fruit-flavoured yoghurt should be fine.

11. Eggybread - sometimes known as French Toast. Beat an egg with a little milk, and then soak a slice of bread (or maybe two slices, since gluten free bread slices are often very small) in the mix for a while. When it is all soaked in, fry the bread gently in a little butter. It should puff up slightly - then turn it over and cook the other side. Probably 2-3 minutes a side, but this will depend on how hot your pan is. My son likes this with golden syrup - or maple syrup.

12. Or simply abandon the usual breakfast menu, and have whatever you feel like eating. After all, why be constrained by tradition? How about a gluten-free scone and jam? Or a ham sandwich? Or soup?

Whatever you feel like, do eat something - breakfast is an important meal, and shouldn’t be skipped altogether.
Gluten-free Good Multivitamin?, vitamins


ERA's mom
Oct 7 2005, 11:48 AM
My daughter has been taking a "wheat and gluten free" multivitamin for several weeks now........and I discovered this morning that there is BARLEY GRASS and OAT GRASS in it....could this be a problem? Know of a good multi-vitamin...? She was told by dr. to stay away from wheat, corn, oats, dairy, etc. AND, don't know how we missed it, but on a snack bar, in clear printing it says "OATS"...so that has glutened her, also...more clues to why she is not feeling well. sad.gif Thanks.
ERA's mom
Momma Goose
Oct 7 2005, 01:14 PM
I just recently found that Oil of Olay multi-vit are gluten free. Maybe that might help
printmaker81
Oct 27 2005, 05:21 PM
I have been taking Genesis Today's 4 Total Nutrition liquid vitamins. It's tastes awful but I would swear by it. I get mine at Whole Foods,
jmengert
Oct 27 2005, 06:18 PM
I use GNC's SoloDay. It's relatively cheap for a multivitamin (about $6 for 90 pills), and it is also soy free. It works great!
VydorScope
Oct 28 2005, 01:36 AM
Centrum is gluten-free (execpt Centurm silver) and you can find that just about anywhere.
darlindeb25
Oct 28 2005, 01:59 AM
Nature Made is gluten-free and I have taken it for years now. Last week I was in a Puritan Pride store and they claim their vitamin is gluten-free, but it has barley grass and truthfully--I dont care if they think there isnt enough barley in it to constitute gluten--it's not up to them to decide how much is not enough for me. I wont purchase their vitamins ever, now. Deb
bluelotus
Oct 28 2005, 03:14 AM
I have to avoid corn too. I use Futurebiotics multivitamin for women (free of corn, dairy, gluten, etc), though I am sure they would have a gluten and corn free version for childern or younger folks if that one isn't appropriate. Also, I take Country Life (free of corn, gluten, dairy, etc) calcium and biotin, and they make a ton of various vitamins too. I found both of these at Harry's, which is part of the Whole Foods stores.
CaliGirl
Nov 2 2005, 05:29 PM
Be careful about vitamins--even if they are gluten free, they might be more "neutral" than "positive." Consumer Reports investigated vitamins, and found that many don't have all the nutrients they claim on their labels. Even more of those had undigestible elements--even if they were in the vitamin, your body could only absorb a certain percentage of them.

I probably sound like a broken record, but I highly recommend Usana vitamins. I was on a run-of-the-mill gluten-free vitamin, and I was still having lots of wierd symptoms. My dad bought me a months' supply, and I had a night-and-day difference. If I forget to take my vitamins for a few days, the weird stuff comes back: anxiety, tingling fingers and toes, chest pains, dizziness, all that. They're pricey, but it is completely worth it to feel healthy!
lgmazzo
Dec 22 2005, 07:11 AM
I know of a great whole food supplement that is better than any vitamin I've ever taken and it is gluten-free. It's called Juice Plus - it's a capsule that has the concentrated powder of 17 fruits and vegetables. Because it includes only the outer portion of the oat and barley grain it is gluten-free. Me and my family have been taking it for 2 years and are healthier than ever. I'm the only one in my family with Celiac and getting the nutrients from these fruits and veggies every day is far better than any manufactured vitamin out there.

If you want more info, you can email me at my other address - free2behealthy@optonline.net and I can send it to you.

Also, it's free for kids between 6 and 15 years old through their Children's Research. That's how my daughters get theirs. Me and my husband take it and get it for free for my 2 girls. Great nutrition at a great savings.

Good luck! smile.gif
kim07
Dec 22 2005, 09:03 AM
QUOTE(lgmazzo @ Dec 22 2005, 11:11 AM) *
I know of a great whole food supplement that is better than any vitamin I've ever taken and it is gluten-free. It's called Juice Plus - it's a capsule that has the concentrated powder of 17 fruits and vegetables. Because it includes only the outer portion of the oat and barley grain it is gluten-free. Me and my family have been taking it for 2 years and are healthier than ever. I'm the only one in my family with Celiac and getting the nutrients from these fruits and veggies every day is far better than any manufactured vitamin out there.

If you want more info, you can email me at my other address - free2behealthy@optonline.net and I can send it to you.

Also, it's free for kids between 6 and 15 years old through their Children's Research. That's how my daughters get theirs. Me and my husband take it and get it for free for my 2 girls. Great nutrition at a great savings.

Good luck! smile.gif


The suppliment I use and trust is one I get from Whole Foods called Blue Bonnet Maxi One.
It's gluten free, corn free, wheat free, barley free, rice free, sodium free, sugar free, milk free, and yeast
free, one complaint though it's really big!

Kim 07
lgmazzo
Mar 29 2007, 04:18 AM
QUOTE(kim07 @ Dec 22 2005, 12:03 PM) *
The suppliment I use and trust is one I get from Whole Foods called Blue Bonnet Maxi One.
It's gluten free, corn free, wheat free, barley free, rice free, sodium free, sugar free, milk free, and yeast
free, one complaint though it's really big!

Kim 07
lgmazzo
Mar 29 2007, 04:24 AM
QUOTE(kim07 @ Dec 22 2005, 12:03 PM) *
The suppliment I use and trust is one I get from Whole Foods called Blue Bonnet Maxi One.
It's gluten free, corn free, wheat free, barley free, rice free, sodium free, sugar free, milk free, and yeast
free, one complaint though it's really big!

Kim 07

It's good to see more companies making gluten free supplements. smile.gif I definitely prefer Juice Plus though because it is a whole food and not a vitamin. I love that it is the fruit and vegetable powders in an easy to swallow vegetarian capsule. And the Chewables are pretty good and the Gummies are great - we even eat them as a snack in my family.
A good multi-vitamin, vitamin code; this is based on raw foods, vegan and gluten/dairy/soy free.
Very helpful article on on gluten and rice. I paste part of this article.
Is Rice Really Gluten Free ?

In the past year there has been a great deal of debate as to whether rice is gluten free or not. The concern with rice is not with the rice
itself, but the coatings that are applied to enriched rice to add vitamins to the grain itself. Rice itself is gluten free, but enriched rice is
rice that has been sprayed with a vitamin coating and some fear that the coating could contain a gluten based grain. I have been
researching rice and have yet to come across a brand that contains any gluten in the coatings. I have had a difficult time in getting
any particular manufacturer to tell me exactly what is in their enriched rice coating that causes it to stick to the grain. S & W brand did
let me know that the medium they use is cornstarch based, so their product is gluten free; however, this does not tell me that all
manufacturers use this same process across the board.

Since cornstarch can and is generally used as a medium, I can not rule out that wheat starch could not ever be used as a medium for
enriching rice as well. I firmly believe you should verify that any rice you purchase that says enriched on the package is indeed gluten
free before consuming it, because there could be the small chance that it could contain gluten and that is not worth the risk. I advocate
this type of vigilance over any processed foods, because you need to always be a food label detective. When I take things for granted
that is when I seem toget "glutened" and we all know that is not fun. Also be very careful when purchasing flavored rice mixes, many
of these are not gluten free. Always read the label and check with the manufacturer to verify that the product you select is indeed gluten free.

http://gfkitchen.server101.com/rice.htm
gluten-free body lotion, below is a great blog thread on this.
http://www.celiac.com/gluten-free/lofiversion/index.php/t39708.html

also product, glove in a bottle, http://www.dry-skin.net/faq.html#1
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debmidge
Oct 27 2007, 02:46 AM
Now that I don't trust AVON 100% any longer, anyone know of a gluten-free unscented or neutral scented body lotion? (I have allergies to fragrances and my husband doesn't want to smell "pretty" ....

darlindeb25
Oct 27 2007, 03:27 AM
So Deb, Avon's Moisture Therapy is a no-no now? That was always the best lotion ever for my hands. As for the hubby and not wanting to "smell pretty", I would have to have my own lotion, cause I always like to smell pretty. I use some of the Bath & Body Works Lotions that still haven't bothered me YET. I love Sweet Pea and White Tea and Ginger. He could have some Cocoa Butter lotion, which sometimes doesn't have much of a scent, but is very good for the skin. Does your hubby have bad skin too. I know he has a lot of health issues. I bought a bottle of St. Ives Swiss Formula Aloe and Chamomile Advanced Body Moisturzer for this winter. I havent tried it yet. I only bought it because they had sent me a coupon for a free bottle of lotion--I had purchased something of their's that was supposed to be hypoallergenic and it had wheat in it, which I had missed and I broke out in hives--I emailed them telling them they really can not make a product calling it hypoallergenic and include such a huge allergen in the ingredients! They apologized for my hives and gave me this coupon. The only product they have that didn't have that huge 25 letter wheat word in it is this lotion, and I hope I haven't missed it again in something else.

I wish the govt would make all these companies list these ingredients in simple terms, so it was easy for us to know. I mean--geez, I work for an optometrist and I know what things like myopia, astigmatism, conjunctivitis, keritikonis mean, but I wouldn't necessarily know if I didn't work there. Unless you are a scientist, it is difficult to read these darn ingredients. I am getting to the point where if a product has more than 10 ingredients, I want to leave it on the shelf! sad.gif So when I find a lotion that doesn't give me a rash or any other reaction, I stick with it!

The last I knew, Vaseline Intensive Care Lotion's are gluten free and they have a nice line, just watch out for oats, if that is a problem for you. I break out in hives with oats too, they may bother your hubby too.

How you been feeling Deb?
debmidge
Oct 27 2007, 03:39 AM
QUOTE (darlindeb25 @ Oct 27 2007, 06:27 AM) *
So Deb, Avon's Moisture Therapy is a no-no now? That was always the best lotion ever for my hands. As for the hubby and not wanting to "smell pretty", I would have to have my own lotion, cause I always like to smell pretty. I use some of the Bath & Body Works Lotions that still haven't bothered me YET. I love Sweet Pea and White Tea and Ginger. He could have some Cocoa Butter lotion, which sometimes doesn't have much of a scent, but is very good for the skin. Does your hubby have bad skin too. I know he has a lot of health issues. I bought a bottle of St. Ives Swiss Formula Aloe and Chamomile Advanced Body Moisturzer for this winter. I havent tried it yet. I only bought it because they had sent me a coupon for a free bottle of lotion--I had purchased something of their's that was supposed to be hypoallergenic and it had wheat in it, which I had missed and I broke out in hives--I emailed them telling them they really can not make a product calling it hypoallergenic and include such a huge allergen in the ingredients! They apologized for my hives and gave me this coupon. The only product they have that didn't have that huge 25 letter wheat word in it is this lotion, and I hope I haven't missed it again in something else.

I wish the govt would make all these companies list these ingredients in simple terms, so it was easy for us to know. I mean--geez, I work for an optometrist and I know what things like myopia, astigmatism, conjunctivitis, keritikonis mean, but I wouldn't necessarily know if I didn't work there. Unless you are a scientist, it is difficult to read these darn ingredients. I am getting to the point where if a product has more than 10 ingredients, I want to leave it on the shelf! sad.gif So when I find a lotion that doesn't give me a rash or any other reaction, I stick with it!

The last I knew, Vaseline Intensive Care Lotion's are gluten free and they have a nice line, just watch out for oats, if that is a problem for you. I break out in hives with oats too, they may bother your hubby too.

How you been feeling Deb?



No, so far Avon is so-so, but they no longer have a gluten-free list. You have to call them about each product every time you have a question and I called them about the Care Deeply with Oatmeal and was told that this product was gluten-free......

So I have some misgivings about their ability to accurately report on their products.

I am not crazy about Vaseline Intensive (I don't remember if it was scent related or texture related as to why I didn't like it). I have scent and skin issues due to allergies to herbs and flowers and perfume.....hubby is DH/gluten sensitive and needs neutral scent...


Had gallbladder out in August (was so sick I thought I was dying)...anyway now I feel better than I did since at least Jan 07. Didn't realize I was so sick for so long.

Guhlia
Oct 27 2007, 04:45 AM
I believe Dove has a sensitive lotion. I really like the Dove products. I'm not sure though if sensitive means hypoallergenic or not. You may also have scent issues with it as Dove is lightly scented.
wowzer
Oct 27 2007, 04:50 AM
I've had great luck with the St Ives Intensive Healing Lotion. It is unscented and hypo allergenic.
Cath4k
Oct 27 2007, 04:27 PM
We are new to gluten-free. We are also Feingold (avoid petroleum based additives, etc.) I have found the most amazing lotion by recommendation of other Feingold families. It is called Gloves in a Bottle.

Because my ds can't color with markers and such because it absorbs into his skin and makes him react, this lotion was recommended to me. It provides an actual barrier for your skin against everything on the outside while still allowing your skin to function as it is supposed to. I received it less than a week ago and it has already proven itself to be amazing in my house. I used it on my 2 yo when he got a deep scratch on his nose and it healed up immediately. My teen dd had some infected acne spots and she washed her face well and then applied it and the infection was gone by the end of the day. Normally the infected spots have trouble healing and stay for days. I have had a problem for months with my bottom lip being chapped and not healing. I tried just leaving it alone and drinking lots of water (because balms and such can make your lips worse), but it wouldn't heal. I applied the tiniest amount of Gloves in a Bottle for a couple days and my lips healed up. It isn't that you are applying medicine to your skin. You are just protecting your skin so it can do the job it is supposed to of healing itself. The website is:

http://www.glovesinabottle.com/

I didn't see anything specifically saying the product is gluten-free on the website above, but I did find this:

http://www.dry-skin.net/faq.html#1

which is another site that is also Gloves in a Bottle.

Hope that helps,
Cathy
kbtoyssni
Oct 27 2007, 06:01 PM
Vaseline Intensive Care has recently come out with an SPF 15 body lotion that's gluten-free. I've been using that for the extra sun protection.
Aligray
Oct 27 2007, 07:39 PM
Darlindeb- what is the 25 letter wheat word u speak of? I am new to trying to determine which products are gluten free. What other terms am i looking for other than wheat?
lilypad23
Oct 27 2007, 10:34 PM
I wrote Gold Bond a couple of months ago and they stated that all of their products are gluten free. The Ultimate Lotions seem to work very well, but they are scented. I'm not sure if the other ones are scented or not.
debmidge
Oct 28 2007, 04:56 AM
I recently had a difficult time finding unscented shampoo...had to get it over internet at drugstore.com
Neutrogena used to make one.....the new one is DHS brand made by Person & Covey Inc. of Glendale CA www.personandcovey.com


I appears to be gluten-free

The ingredients are: Purified Water, TEA-Lauryl Sulfate*, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, PEG-8 Distearate, Benzyl Alcohol, Cocamide MEA, Polyquatermium-22, Citric Acid




* yes I have allergies to sulfates too but sometimes you just can't avoid this...and this product does not appear to have any coloring in it either.

darlindeb25
Oct 28 2007, 06:12 AM
Sorry Aligray, I do not have a bottle of it here, I am going to shopping in a little bit here, I will write it down in the store and get back to you--ok. I'm not sure it is 25 letters, but it's close. Hehe.
4getgluten
Oct 28 2007, 10:38 AM
I use Kiss My Face lotion. They have a couple of lotions that are gluten free. I like the Honey & Calendula lotion. It does have a light fragrance. The Olive & Aloe Moisturizer is fragrance free and gluten-free. They list the products that DO contain gluten here: http://www.kissmyface.com/content/articles/faq.pasp#gluten
darlindeb25
Oct 28 2007, 11:56 AM
Ok Aligray--the word is hydroxyproytrimonium and the other word to watch out for is stearsmidproyldimethylamine--they both are contected to wheat--I found them in the "products derived from wheat" lists and I am not sure how they were used, in what context, just know I am not touching them in any way. I know I broke out in hives after using the lotion, then researched it.
jannel
Feb 16 2008, 12:37 PM
I never though of body lotion and shampoo and hand lotion. I am new to this and never gave them a thought. I was using aveeno! My hands often itch.
GlutenGalAZ
Feb 16 2008, 03:54 PM
QUOTE (jannel @ Feb 16 2008, 01:37 PM) *
I never though of body lotion and shampoo and hand lotion. I am new to this and never gave them a thought. I was using aveeno! My hands often itch.



Doesn't aveeno have oats in their products? That is what I always associated aveeno with.

I like Vaseline, Johnson and Johnson Softlotions and Udderly Smooth foot cream.

Katrinm
Feb 17 2008, 05:23 AM
Herbology Beauty Co. is a gluten free beauty company. Owner of company is Celiac.

Saw her speak at health food store in NYC. Good information on reading labels, etc.

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