Original Title: Gluten Free Comfort From The HartComfort food is basically known as food prepared traditionally that may have a nostalgic or sentimental appeal. These recipes provide easy-to-eat meals without always being rich in calories and contain good-for-you nutrients, or both. Comfort foods may have a nostalgic element either to an individual or a specific culture, but all these comfort foods are flavorful and easy to make. The best news is that comfort food does not have to be about fat, either! This book evolved because there were meals I craved and sometimes the only way I could get them was to create the recipes for them myself. This is another set of my personal collection of recipes that make you feel normal . There are a few popular recipes included from Gluten Free for the Glutton with about 20 new recipes. Most of these will also have a dairy free version. Because so many children and adults newly diagnose find out they have a dairy intolerance as well. When a person who has Celiac disease consumes gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley, the individual s immune system responds by attacking the small intestine and inhibiting the absorption of important nutrients into the body. By maintaining a Gluten-Free diet you can reverse the effects and sustain a healthy body weight and lifestyle. According to the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, the benefit of gluten exclusion was equally apparent in men and women. Celiac disease causes a wide range of gastrointestinal symptoms. Clinicians must have a high level of suspicion to detect the atypical forms of celiac disease. With a gluten-free diet, patients have substantial and rapid improvement of symptoms, including symptoms other than the typical ones, such as weight loss. These easy-to-follow recipes contain recommended gluten-free substitutes that would allow anyone to create and indulge in the same dishes. From enticing appetizers, soups, entrées, breads, and desserts, this book has it all the comfort foods you miss.