Are You New to the Gluten Free Diet and/or Celiac Disease? Start Here
This page is a GREAT place to start if you are looking for information on how to live a Gluten Free Lifestyle.
Wholly Revived is a record of my journey, struggles, and triumphs as someone who has been living the Gluten Free lifestyle due to digestive issues. But it wasn’t always that way!
I used to eat a lot of junk food. But for me, the bloating and digestive issues were unbearable. But in 2009 my life and health changed when I started living Gluten Free. At first, it wasn’t easy and I struggled. But over time, I got better at figuring out how to live Gluten Free. Over the years I have learned so much about food that I have been able to transform my diet.
If you’ve been diagnosed with Gluten Sensitivity, Celiac Disease, Hashimoto’s, any kind of autoimmune disease, or you are going Gluten Free for health reasons. I have all the information that you need to learn how to live Gluten Free.
Gluten Free Resources for Someone New to the Gluten Free Diet
If you are new to the Gluten Free diet, you probably have lots of questions. Below are some resources to help you be successful on your Gluten Free journey.
The Basic Rules of a Gluten Free Diet: This is an awesome resource for people to learn how to be Gluten Free. Read it, bookmark it, print it. It will help.
How To Stock A Gluten Free Kitchen: Lots of people struggle with setting up a Gluten Free kitchen. This article from Ms. Modify is very helpful.
Everything You Need To Know About Celiac Disease: This is a must read for anyone new to Celiac Disease.
Gluten Free Recipes: Visit my Recipe Gallery to find out what I’ve been cooking or baking. I only post Gluten Free + Dairy Free recipes that I have made and liked.
Questions About Celiac Disease: The Celiac Disease Foundation has an FAQ section about Celiac Disease.
Gluten Free Product Reccomendations for Someone New to the Gluten Free Diet
Below are some of the most essential products that will help you get started on your Gluten Free diet.
My Favorite Gluten Free Flour: I like to use Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free All Purpose Baking Flour or Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free 1-to-1 Baking Flour. You can use this flour as a cup for cup substitute in all your recipes.
Best Gluten Free Bread: I have tried many different brands of Gluten Free bread, but my favorite is Udi’s Gluten Free
Best Gluten Free Pasta: My favorite Gluten Free Pasta is Tinkyada Brown Rice Pasta.
Gluten Free Breadcrumbs: I usually make my own Gluten Free breadcrumbs, but if your too lazy to do that or don’t have time, I recommend Ian’s Gluten Free Breadcrumbs
How to Grocery Shop Gluten Free
You might be used to grocery shopping at a conventional grocery store, but your going to want to shop at a natural grocery store instead or in addition to what you are used to. You will find more Gluten Free and organic products. Try stores like Whole Foods, Sprouts, or Natural Grocers if you have any of those in your area. But if you need to shop online for Gluten Free items you can try Thrive Market, Vitacost, or Amazon.
You can also read some of these helpful articles to get a better understanding of how to read food labels:
Eating Out When Your Gluten Free
Eating out when you are Gluten Free is one of the hardest things to do when you are Gluten Free. The Wait Staff at restaurants may not take you seriously. Cross contamination is the enemy, especially if you are a celiac or if you are allergic to wheat or gluten. Here are a few articles to educate yourself on how to successfully eat out when you are living the Gluten Free lifestyle: