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Learning to Cook - A Celiac Disease Essential Guide

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Is your New Year's resolution to eat less packaged foods?  Well if so, then you're in luck because I'm about to share my favorite tips and videos for home cooking!  

Going gluten free forces many people to cook regularly for the first time.  Even if you believe that you can't boil water, there are some strategies you can use to learn to make yourself safe, gluten free food at home.  And it will be better than what you find in restaurants anyway. Need another reason? Celiac is a disease that makes it hard for a body to absorb nutrients.  Even people without Celiac disease are often deficient in vitamins.  Fresh homemade foods are the best way to ensure you're getting optimum nutrition for healing or general health.

As a GF cook, you will need to get hip on how to travel with your own meals, where to safely heat up your food, how to safely use a shared kitchen, and many other strategies that the average cook doesn't need to worry about. I'm not sure I can co…

Toxicity and Truth on Today's Internet

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For the last two years, it has become obvious that there is a tone of insincerity in the  toxicity of comments and posts online. There's always been an edge of risk, but lately it's become so toxic out there, that if you shared your thoughts, the response was very likely to be overly harsh and judgemental.  And in an Orwellian twist, a "conspiracy theory", that it was due to the Russian paid trolls, turned out to be true... even while they turned out to be promoting other, false, conspiracy theories.  It's enough to make your head spin!


In the first few years of the internet, the old BBS/college culture of the internet(s) made space for itself on the new open "www" network.  It was a culture that appreciated amusement and dabbled in trolling, but it wasn't directed at any goal, just people talking.

Recently the toxicity of the internet has been given cover by the attitude that such trash talking was just normal people talking.  Actually it wasn'…