79 – Making a Gluten-Free Lifestyle Work for You with Debby Monaghan
79 - Making a Gluten-Free Lifestyle Work for You with Debby Monaghan
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Debby Monaghan loves cooking, especially gluten-free cooking. She has a professional background in exercise science and holistic health and has always had a passion for helping others improve their wellness naturally.

When her daughter was diagnosed with celiac disease, the journey with this autoimmune condition led her to recognize the importance of finding the underlying stressor of symptoms and the need for support along the way, as well as a gift for recipe creation and inspiring people through social media.

Debby is now part of our team at ADHD Thrive Institute, working with our social media department and is the brains and the beauty behind a lot of our recipe reels and videos on our social media platforms.

In this episode, Debby shares tips and tricks to make the gluten-free lifestyle work for you.


Link mentioned in the episode: 

Top Tips for Healthy Eating on a Budget – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ByTvjJHfFTo


 Show Notes

Key Takeaways:

[4:24] Why Debbie Began Gluten-Free Cooking

[7:30]  The First Steps Debbie Took When Going Gluten-Free

[10:11] The Biggest Hurdle Debbie Faced when Going Gluten-Free

[14:33] Symptoms of Celiac

[20:03] How Debbie Got Her Family On Board with the Change to Gluten-Free

[24:00] Is Gluten-Free More Expensive?

[27:35] Top Lesson Debbie Has Learned about Being Gluten-Free


Memorable Moments:

”That’s the first thing you have to learn…what gluten is.”

”My biggest tip would be not to overthink it…There are so many naturally gluten-free foods.”

”There are so many replacements these days.”

”As a mom, you don’t want your child to feel left out.”

”You find tips and tricks. It becomes more familiar.”

”The more familiar you get with reading labels and the food brands that are safe, the sooner it will become second nature.”

”Gluten was damaging her intestines where she couldn’t absorb nutrients enough to grow.”

”You just have to do what’s best for your family and your kids, and hopefully you have support along the way.”

”There are great ways to save on gluten-free foods.”

”Your mindset is everything with the change.”

”With anything, it can get hard and it can be challenging, but…I’m doing this for my son or daughter’s health – our family’s health – and really keeping that perspective, it really makes such a difference.”

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