"Delicious recipes, easy-to-follow meal plans and knowledgeable nutrition advice." -Richard Simmons
"Brown, a registered dietitian, certified diabetes educator, and chef, has assembled a comprehensive, three-part look at living with gluten intolerance or celiac disease. Part 1, 'Making the Change,' helps ease the transition into a gluten-free diet, providing the basics, quick-and-easy substitutions, tips on interpreting food labels, and advice on handling the emotional aspect of a lifestyle change. Part 2, 'Making Gluten-Free Living Simple,' covers finding hidden gluten in food, gluten-free cooking, and dining out. Part 3, 'Making Your Life Healthy, Happy, and Uncomplicated,' advises readers on how to explain easily gluten intolerance or celiac disease to family friends and offers simple coping strategies. In addition, this section includes valuable lists of web sites with restaurants that offer gluten-free menus, companies that sell gluten-free products online, and organizations that specialize in providing information about gluten intolerance and celiac disease. Also included are meal cards written in several languages that can be helpful when traveling or dining out and a good variety of gluten-free recipes.Verdict This is an essential read for anyone who has been recently diagnosed with gluten intolerance or celiac disease."-Lisa Felix, Mishawaka-Penn-Harris P.L., Mishawaka, IN, Library Journal, January 2010
"As a dietitian and Chef, Marlisa brings it all together in this delightful guide to better gluten-free living. Written in easy-to-understand language that is especially helpful for the newly diagnosed."-Carol Fenster, author of 1,000 Gluten-Free Recipes
"Without a doubt Gluten-Free, Hassle Free is a winner! And the Gluten-Free Meal Cards are just priceless-written in languages from Arabic to Vietnamese-you will once again enjoy ethnic cuisine."-Constance Brown-Riggs, MSEd, RD, CDE, CDN, Spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association
"You will savor the clear, succinct advice and tasty nutritious recipes. If health and culinary delights are your goals, this book delivers a bounty of solid information and a treasure trove of tested recipes."-Judith A. Gilbride, PhD, RD, FADA, Professor and Chair, Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health, New York University and Former President, The American Dietetic Association.
"Marlisa's book makes it easier to enjoy gluten-free living".-Mary Schluckebier, Executive Director, Celiac Sprue Association
"...a book for those new to celiac disease and gluten intolerance, but it goes far beyond 'what to eat'. ...a book that is designed to provide peace of mind and know-how to those newly diagnosed. This simple, helpful practical guide has more than 100 recipes..."- Linda Hughes, Gluten Intolerance Group Quarterly, Volume 33, Fall 2010 (Mary Schluckebier Executive Director, Celiac Sprue Association 2010-05-03)