If you are new to gluten free living and nervous about the upcoming holidays then fear no more! We asked longtime Celiacs and people who have experienced a lot of gluten free Thanksgivings, here is their advice!
Be A Part Of Cooking. Most of our followers stressed the importance of making or overseeing the cooking process of everything you eat. Being able to fully enjoy the holiday pain-free means that you are going to have to be strict and controlling in the kitchen, that’s a small price to pay for an easy Thanksgiving with your family. Along with this, make sure you either serve yourself first or you use different serving utensils to avoid cross contamination.
Don’t Lie To Yourself. Thinking you can have that little appetizer or piece of pie is only going to hurt you. You need to be strong in what you are eating and don’t be tempted by things that you know have gluten.
Bring Your Own Food. If you are going to a party, most followers said to bring your own plate of safe food. It may be awkward and uncomfortable but it is the best way to ensure a painless meal. People could have made a gluten free dish for you but the risk of cross contamination is probably something they didn’t think of.
Enjoy Yourself. You know what you can and can’t eat. You can have an amazing Thanksgiving with your friends and family with Celiac Desease, it’s just like any other meal. If you need help with recipes check out our recipe tab! We have tuns of incredible choices and probably some ideas you thought were out of the question, like gluten free bread pudding!