| 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 19, 2013
I see a fair number of children between the ages of 4 and 7 who complain about headaches and tummy aches. This is a common age for children to begin talking about aches and pains.
I know this from personal experience, as I had a child who for several...
| 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...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:37 AM
1637 SE 17th St., Fort Lauderdale, 954-763-3344, FreshFirst.com
Chef Mary Siragusa and her daughter, pasty chef Francesca Siragusa, have opened an organic eatery and juicery billed as gluten, corn and peanut-free in the Quay Plaza.
| Jul 13, 2013
When Bridget Reilly and her young son began eating gluten-free, she also began to find grocery shopping a real headache. So many labels to read and so much food that her family didn't really like and that she didn't really like feeding them.
| Aug 2, 2013
| 8:19 AM
If "gluten-free" and "organic" aren't big in your vocabulary, you've probably never heard of zucchini puttanesca ($13.95).
Unless, of course, you've already discovered Fresh First, the first gluten-free cafe in South Florida. Mary Siragusa and her...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:02 PM
“Gluten-free” foods line store shelves across the country, but some of them may lose that designation now that federal officials are stepping in to once and for all define what makes a product “gluten-free.”
The Food and Drug...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:30 PM
If you can't eat gluten and you're a kid, life can be tough to negotiate. No thanks to the pizza party, the birthday cake, the trades at school lunch.
But for a week, for 67 kids, there's Camp Gluten Free, about 6,000 feet up in the San Bernardino...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 2:30 AM
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 modern...
| 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 24, 2013
The Chopping Block:
Ginger molasses spice cookies with holiday sprinkles
Chef Sara Salzinski of the Chopping Block (222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, 312-644-6360, thechoppingblock.net) makes these cookies with her kids — Delilah, 8, and Jake, 4....
| Oct 18, 2013
| 8:56 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids who dwell on or "catastrophize" chronic stomach pain are likely to have lower quality of life than children with a better attitude, but parents can help their kids learn to cope, German researchers say.
The new study also...