It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Digestive Disorders Message Board

Celiac and Food Cost

Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 02-07-2008, 10:44 AM   #1
Senior Veteran
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: pennsylvania
Posts: 1,351
jen52983 HB User
Celiac and Food Cost

Does anyone else get upset or angry while shopping for your Gluten Free products?!?

When I was first diagnosed with Celiac, almost 5 yrs ago, all I did was completely cut out everything I knew I couldn't eat. Over time I learned of places, like Whole Foods, that sell Gluten-Free products. It was nice to finally find something to replace the foods I had removed from my diet.

I find myself always buying the same list of groceries from these health food stores: rice pasta, rice bread, tuna with no additives, maybe cookies, waffles, and Amy's rice crust pizza.

It's great to see new products on the shelves, one's that I'd like to try just to have something new for a change, but when I look at the price tags I just get horribly discouraged or annoyed.

I recently found out that you can claim your speciality products on your taxes, which is great... but it doesn't really help me in the moment. I'm a 24 yr living on her own, supporting herself who can't regularly afford these things!! I only go "Gluten Free" shopping maybe once a month and try to spend as little as possible, usually amounts to $30-$40.00 on 5 or 6 things. I usually just shop at the local grocery store and buy what I know I can have, like Corn Flakes and Rice crispies, veggies and meat. But it's nice once in a while to be able to have a sandwhich again! At almost $6.00 a loaf it's a reeeaal special sandwhich! Anyone else feeling my pain here, or am I just complaining!!?

I'm just writing this to vent, to see how other's manage their expensive diet and for some support.

Thanks for listening

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 02-07-2008, 11:05 AM   #2
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Clinton, UT
Posts: 462
morrisun HB User
Re: Celiac and Food Cost

I know what you mean, it is a real pain in the butt. I usually try to stick to "normal" foods that are naturally gluten free. However, I do buy a few things on a regular basis. Mainly Kinnikinnick bread, Amy's GF Mac & Cheese and Bette Hagman's Flour blend.

Graves Disease

Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Celiac and Hashimoto's Oleander53 Immune Disorders 32 03-19-2011 08:56 PM
Testing for Celiac's nscrbug Digestive Disorders 4 02-22-2009 07:53 AM
Anyone have celiac? miyu Digestive Disorders 4 09-25-2007 08:18 AM
Celiac/Gluten Intolerance Diagnosis jen52983 Allergies 1 07-11-2007 07:16 AM
Celiac Question Funnygirl2 Addison's Disease 8 05-02-2007 03:37 PM
celiac panel... ASDGRMama Bowel Disorders 15 08-09-2006 09:35 AM
Regarding Celiac and Bowel Healing gsmom Bowel Disorders 8 07-21-2006 08:56 AM
Celiac Disease (Losec..) girlygirl11 Celiac Disease 4 07-26-2005 12:49 AM
Celiac Disease BeachGuy Celiac Disease 2 05-03-2005 08:57 AM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:29 AM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
© 1998-2018 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!