Gluten-Free remains one of the hottest health trends in the country and much has changed since the first edition, including new research and food products as well as more people on the diet eager for new recipes and meal plans that are easy, delicious, and holiday and kid-friendly. This second edition of Gluten-Free, Hassle-Free is a simple, friendly, easy-to-follow guide packed with everything you need to know to live gluten-free, including more delicious recipes, practical solutions, strategies, and shortcuts based on the most recent food labeling laws, research, products, and resources available. A registered dietician and chef, Marlisa Brown makes going gluten-free a snap. Completely revised and updated throughout and filled with new material, this edition includes: over 150 quick and easy recipes, with nutritional information; a new chapter aimed at gluten-free kids, including practical advice on creating nutritious meals and tasty treats and how to deal with school, parties, and special occasions. Plus a checklist for teachers and caregivers to keep things safely gluten-free; a new chapter on gluten-free entertaining, including menus of gluten-free holiday classics; how to stock a gluten-free kitchen; quick and easy substitutions to make your favorite foods gluten-free; how to read and translate current food labels-and how to find the hidden gluten in food; and tips for eating out and on the go, including fast food options.
Marlisa Brown, MS, RD, CDE, CDN, is president and owner of Total Wellness, a nutritional consulting company that offers private counseling, wellness programs, culinary workshops, and corporate presentations. A registered dietitian and a chef who is widely known as an expert on gluten-free living, Marlisa has written for and contributed to many publications including, Shape, Women’s World, Fitness, and Newsday’s Wellness magazine.