Going gluten free, May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month

Paul Reilly
May 03, 2016 04:19 AM

May is national Celiac Disease Awareness Month. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder. People who suffer from the disease cannot eat gluten, which is a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye. The immune system of people who suffer celiac disease attacks the small intestine causing damage when gluten is eaten. According to the Celiac Disease Foundation 2.5-Million Americans are undiagnosed for celiac disease, and are at risk of long-term health complications. Blogger and cookbook author, Brianna Hobbs, appeared on KOB Eyewitness News at Noon to talk about Celiac Awareness month and to show how the disease won’t prevent people from enjoying some of their favorite desserts. Watch the video above for more information. Hobbs’ blog can be found at

Peanut Butter Pie Recipe



Wholly Gluten Free Pie Shell

1/2 cup peanut butter

8 oz. cream cheese

2 tsp whole Milk

1 cup of heavy whipping cream

1 cup of unrefined & unbleached confectioner sugar


Soften cream cheese in medium bowl.

Add peanut butter, sugar and milk to cream cheese and mix thoroughly.

Whip heavy cream in separate bowl.

Fold cream into peanut butter mixture.

Spread into Wholly Wholesome crust.

Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours before serving.

Can be served for up to 3 days. Keep refrigerated.


Paul Reilly

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