Category: Gluten Free Kids

A Difficult Diagnosis: When Your Child Has Celiac

It was a clear, crisp December day, and five-year-old Amber Salter and her mother were enjoying a nature walk in the woods near Halifax, NS, when, without warning, Amber collapsed into the snow. “Mommy, I can’t walk anymore,” she said. Alarmed, her mother scooped her up into her arms. Struggling in her bulky snowsuit, Sharlene Salter…

Kids With Celiac: Amber’s Story

Nine-year-old Amber Salter lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia. When she was five years old, she was diagnosed with celiac disease — but only after two years of being very ill. Recently, she was asked to write a biographical sketch for her writing badge in Girl Guides. Here, in her own words, is Amber’s story: “When…

<span class="entry-title-primary">Gluten Free Waffles Recipe</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">Recipe Courtesy of Schoolhouse Gluten Free Gourmet</span>

A delicious treat for the whole family! These waffles make a great breakfast or a wonderful dessert. 2 cups all-purpose gluten-free flour mix (1 cup brown rice flour, 1/2 cup tapioca starch, 1/2 cup potato starch) 1 Tbsp flax flour 3 tsp baking powder 2 1/2 Tbsp cane or brown sugar 1/2 tsp sea salt…