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12 Days Of Christmas (The Gluten Free Edition)

12 Days Of Christmas (The Gluten Free Edition)

A wise elf once said, “The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.”   Now, I am not one to argue with Santa’s right hand man, (although according to my three year old I am already on the naughty […]

10 Ways To Fill Your Advent Calendar (No Candy Needed)

10 Ways To Fill Your Advent Calendar (No Candy Needed)

Advent calendars:  the perfect way to build your child’s excitement for Christmas.  Growing up this was one of my favorite holiday traditions.  Each year, I would eagerly watch as my mom filled its’ pocket with delicious goodies then would patiently wait for the morning to […]

The Teal Pumpkin Project

The Teal Pumpkin Project

Halloween time can be extra spooky for children with food allergies.  A piece of chocolate is awful frightening if you are allergic to milk while a candy bar with peanuts could potentially be deadly.  With nearly one in thirteen children having a food allergy, October […]

7 Suprising Conditions a Gluten-Free Diet Can Help

7 Suprising Conditions a Gluten-Free Diet Can Help

The gluten-free diet,  one of the most misunderstood lifestyle changes in today’s world.  Many think it is a trend that will quickly fade away like other bandwagon diets while others think gluten has no effect on one’s health and the symptoms along with the benefits […]

Cross Contamination

Cross Contamination

Ok, so I know where you are at right now. You are feeling pretty good about your grasp on this whole gluten-free thing. You have cut out wheat, barley, and rye from your diet. You have sniffed out all the hidden names for gluten and […]

Eating Out Gluten Free

Eating Out Gluten Free

Ok, so as much as I love to cook, find new recipes, and see the smiles on people’s faces when they eat the food I made for them, some nights I am just not feelin it. The mess, the time, and the effort… I just want someone else […]

Gluten Free Products I Love

Gluten Free Products I Love

In today’s world with the gluten-free diet becoming ever more popular, more and more products labeled gluten-free are hitting store shelves. Though these items are abundant, they are not necessarily cheap or delicious. This can make it difficult to know which brands to buy and […]

Non-Food Items can get me Sick?

Non-Food Items can get me Sick?

I was several months post removing all gluten from my diet.  At this point I was feeling pretty good., and I was confident that I had a solid grasp on this whole gluten free thing. But then it happened.   I was not eating anything […]

Suprising Symptoms Caused by Gluten

Suprising Symptoms Caused by Gluten

When you find out you or someone you know has been diagnosed with celiac disease or gluten intolerance what symptoms come to mind? Maybe you have no idea what either of these conditions are and you are starting from square one. Maybe you have a […]

Hidden Gluten and Where to Find it

Hidden Gluten and Where to Find it

So, you may be asking yourself, “What in the world is gluten?”  Luckily you are in the right place. I am here to help you learn what gluten is and how to spot it on labels. Gluten: is basically a mix of two proteins found […]