Author: Becky Guittar

2019 Meeting Summaries

February Meeting Saturday, February 9 10:00 at Hy-Vee 1601 N. 84th St. Lincoln, Ne This meeting included presentation by Becky Guittar, Hy-Vee Dietitian and Local Partner Group Leader for the National Celiac Association. She presented “Gluten-free foods for a Healthy

Choosing GF foods for a Healthy Microbiome

Our speaker for the meeting was Becky Guittar, Hy-Vee Dietitian and Group Leader for the Lincoln Group-National Celiac Association. Topics included a summary of the typical American diet high in sugar/fat and processed foods  vs. high prebiotic and probiotic foods.

Gluten free labeling and testing

Jamie Kabourek, RD, LMNT shared her knowledge on Labeling Laws. One area that requires standardization is Precautionary Labeling.  We have all seen this kind of labeling on packages, it includes statements like” may contain” or “produced in a facility that

Sorghum Project

Beckee Moreland, gluten-free industry educator, spoke about her involvement with California Polytech Food Service in bringing sorghum to the cafeteria.  College students enthusiastically accepted the sorghum flour in pizza crust, flakes in chicken nuggets, pearled sorghum in kale pesto salad

Cancer Detection and Prevention with Ruth VanGerpen

We had a great meeting with Ruth Vangerpen, MS, RN-BC from Bryan Health.  She introduced new detection methods for colon cancer and lung cancer. Changes to mammography recommendations were also discussed along with the use of vaccines in preventing cervical

Food Innovation Center Tour

On Saturday, May 6, 2017, the Lincoln Celiac Support Group met at Innovation Campus, home to the Food Innovation Center. Dr. Steven Taylor, Head of the Department of Food Science and Technology and Director of the Food Processing Center, led

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Holiday Cookie Recipes from our Gluten-free Cookie Exchange

Gluten-Free Holiday Cookies This is a collection of recipes from our last Gluten-free Cookie Exchange. The recipes are from members of the Celiac Support Group. You can enjoy tasty homemade cookies for the holiday with these recipes. Please double check

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What is Refractory Celiac Disease?

Dr. Davide Thompson made some good points about Refractory Celiac Disease.  Table 2 is from his slide presentation. The top chart is what I found on the government website, including the text below. Celiac disease (CD) is an immune-mediated disorder

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Chef Trevor prepares the Venue’s Hungarian Wild Mushroom Soup!

  We had a fun and educational meeting for the Lincoln Celiac Support Group! Chef Trevor prepared the Venues’ famous Hungarian Wild Mushroom Soup.  A mixture of spices like minced garlic, GF San-J soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, paprika, dill weed, 

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Favorite Thanksgiving Menu

Of course, the Thanksgiving Dinner can be one of the most important food holidays and what do you do if you can not have gluten? There is many new GF products that have developed just for the holidays. We made

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