Gluten-Free Books & Magazines

Gluten-Free Books & Magazines

Children’s Books

Adam’s Gluten Free Surprise
Adam provides a positive role model for children as he goes through the first six months of a new school year after being diagnosed with celiac disease. But this book isn’t just for kids. Any teacher or relative who reads it will be better informed of the strict requirements of a gluten-free diet. It is about the acceptance that is required by the child with a special diet and the understanding required by those who are important parts of his or her life.

Joanna Banana
Ruthie gets news that gives her the blues,
Will she ever bake muffins again?
But clever Joanna, a feisty banana,
Is determined to help out her friend.
Come travel with Jo as she looks high and low,
To figure out what will work best.
To stop Ruthie’s tummy from feeling so crummy,
She’ll just need some help on her quest!

Mommy, What is Celiac Disease?
Mommy, What is Celiac Disease? focuses on everything a child can continue to enjoy in his or her life, rather than list all the things they can no longer have, or talk about embarrassing symptoms. It uses creative, easy-to-understand analogies about nature and playground equipment to explain celiac, and has an easy-to-follow, positive dialogue between parent & child.

Books for Understanding Celiac Disease

Celiac Disease, A Hidden Epidemic
Dr. Peter Green’s examination and explanation of the disease is a must-read for both patients and the medical community.

The Gluten Effect
In the book “The Gluten Effect”, Drs. Vikki and Richard Petersen expose the many dangers gluten poses and using the celebrated HealthNOW Method, provide the path to good health for those with gluten sensitivity or celiac disease. The book is excellent for those who are trying to truly comprehend the basics of gluten sensitivity and celiac disease. With a vocabulary and style that is written in layman’s terms, you will walk away from this book with an understanding of what occurs in the body when gluten is consumed and how it can create the myriad of symptoms and diseases that it does.

Gluten-Free Diet: A Comprehensive Resource Guide
Shelley Case provides practical information, in an easy-to-read format, about celiac disease and the gluten-free diet for physicians and patients.

Gluten-Free Hassle-Free: A Simple, Sane, Dietitian-Approved Program for Eating Your Way Back to Health
This book, by Marlisa Brown, MS, RD, CDE, CDN, uses a three-part approach to help those with celiac disease and gluten intolerance adapt to and maintain a gluten-free lifestyle. Features include three gluten-free meal plans; gluten-free resource listing; tips for reading labels, baking and traveling; dining out cards in 14 languages; and over 100 recipes.

Gluten-Free MD
Educational products for healthcare professionals and their patients with celiac disease.

Real Life with Celiac Disease
No matter how much you know about celiac disease and gluten intolerance, Melinda Dennis, MS, RD, LDN, and Daniel Leffler, MD, MS, of the Celiac Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, joined by more than 50 international experts, will empower you with the most comprehensible up-to-date information. Through the stories of patients facing the many challenges of life with celiac disease and gluten related disorders, this book will help you to understand how to interpret genetic and blood test results; find hidden gluten; use fiber, vitamins, minerals, and probiotics to heal your gut; deal with complications and associated conditions (food intolerances, bacterial overgrowth, autoimmune diseases); monitor celiac disease for life—and much more. An essential reference for people with celiac disease and gluten-related disorders as well as clinicians and others caring for those who follow the gluten-free diet.

What Nurses Know: Gluten-Free Lifestyle
Sylvia Llewelyn Bower, RN, lives with celiac disease and has been practicing nursing for 45 years. Her instincts and knowledge prove to make a great book for any celiac.

Cookbooks & Lifestyle Books

The Allergy-Free Cook Bakes Bread
The Allergy-Free Cook Bakes Bread is designed with those in mind who cannot eat gluten, dairy, or eggs or who are vegan. This book supplies guidance and recipes for those who are hungry to learn how to feed their bellies safely, compassionately, nutritiously, and deliciously. For people with celiac disease, it is a primer on eating gluten-free.

The Allergy-Free Cook Bakes Cakes and Cookies
A follow-up and complement to The Allergy-Free Cook Bakes Bread, this book is designed for anyone who needs to avoid gluten, dairy products, and other common food allergens but doesn’t want to feel deprived. Laurie explains how to interpret food labels, prevent cross-contamination, and make ingredient substitutions, and provides detailed information on gluten-free flours and other essential ingredients for an allergy-free kitchen.

Beyond Rice Cakes: A Young Person’s Guide to Cooking, Eating & Living Gluten-Free
Vanessa Maltin’s book offers hilarious first-person stories of living with celiac disease, easy-to-make recipes, cooking tips from Christina Pirello and advice from experts for managing a gluten-free diet at home, in the workplace, at college, and on vacation. 100% of the proceeds benefit educational programs run by the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness.

The Cake Mix Doctor Bakes Gluten-Free
Anne Byrn offers so many tantalizing baking recipes for any gluten-free eater. The book provides pictures to tempt your tummy and draw you in. Byrn takes you step-by-step through each baking process to ensure that it will turn out just as good as the picture. She offers helpful and clever tips at the end of each recipe to add a little bit extra to it. The Cake Mix Doctor Bakes Gluten-Free is available for purchase online at or in bookstores nationwide.

Carol Fenster Cooks
Gluten-free/allergy-free cookbooks, lifestyle books, and other informational resources for managing celiac disease and other medical conditions that require a special diet.

Cooking Gluten Free with Amy
Cooking Gluten Free With Amy is a cookbook for everyone and anyone who loves food that just so happens to be gluten-free. Amy offers many of her family’s favorite recipes that she has updated to be easy-to-make and deliciously gluten-free! A percentage of proceeds from book sales will be donated to Beyond Celiac.

Cooking for Your Gluten-Free Teen: Everyday Foods the Whole Family Will Love
Cooking for Your Gluten-Free Teen is loaded with recipes, tips, tricks, kitchen guidelines and personal advice from the perspective of a gluten-free teen and her mother Carlyn Berghoff, a professional chef, restaurateur and member of the Beyond Celiac Chef’s Table. With input from a doctor specializing in celiac disease, this cookbook aims to make the gluten-free lifestyle easier for families – and a lot tastier, too!

Favorite Desserts Made Gluten-Free
Offering recipes for all types of wonderful desserts, this book by Amelia E. Pohl makes a great addition to the kitchen. This cookbook includes a “how-to” section for those who are new to baking gluten-free. The rest of the book is split in two parts: The first part is filled with classic desserts baked at home. The second part includes gluten-free make-at-home versions of favorite commercial desserts.

Gluten-Free Girl Every Day
Gluten-Free Girl Every Dayis the third cookbook from Shauna James Ahern, the voice behind the popular blog, Gluten-Free Girl and the Chef. This cookbook is geared towards people who don’t want to give up on healthy gluten-free cooking because of their busy schedules. Gluten-Free Girl Every Day includes, tips, suggestions and 120 gluten-free recipes for weeknight dinners and desserts.

Gluten-Free Jubilee
Gluten-Free Jubilee makes gluten-free living easy. With essential information you need now is at your fingertips including detailed ingredient lists and tasty recipes. Small enough to take everywhere, Gluten-Free Jubilee makes shopping and cooking gluten-free a breeze.

Gluten-Free Warrior
Gluten-Free Warrioris a therapeutic whole foods cookbook designed for individuals with celiac disease and gluten intolerance. Inspired by Indian, East Asian and Contemporary North American cuisines, the book includes 55 original recipes featuring warming breakfast porridges, egg scrambles, soulful soups, uniquely inspired vegetable sides and satisfying main dishes.

Let’s Eat Gluten-Free
This book is broken down into simple sections that allow the new or experienced cook to experiment with every type of gluten-free food. The book provides step-by-step recipes as well as gluten-free baking tips. Each recipe was submitted by an individual, giving the book a personal and creative twist.


Allergic Living
Allergic Living magazine is a North American print publication that aims to engage, inform and assist readers living with food and environmental allergies and asthma. It offers indepth articles about these conditions as well as useful tips and advice columns. The magazine’s website,, serves its swiftly growing audience and provides fast-breaking news on research and advocacy efforts.

Gluten-Free Living
Quarterly celiac magazine covering celiac disease, the gluten-free diet and research.

Living Without’s Gluten-Free and More Magazine
Living Without’s Gluten-Free and More magazine is your guide to an allergy-free lifestyle. We provide the tools you need to overcome obstacles in your path.

Simply Gluten Free Magazine
SIMPLY GLUTEN FREE magazine (bi-monthly) serves as a comprehensive gluten-free lifestyle resource that spans many aspects of well-rounded living, including travel, eating out, raising healthy children, entertaining, hospitality, medical and much more. Articles written by the field’s top writers and medical doctors offer a wealth of information, recipes, tips and tricks to share and provide the knowledge, support and creative solutions to those seeking optimum health by embracing gluten-free and allergen-free lifestyles.

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