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  • celiac
    September 12, 2017

    Every September 13 we celebrate Celiac Disease Awareness Day! And Happy Birthday, Dr. Gee! Wait, you don’t know Dr. Gee? And you’re not sure you fully understand what celiac disease is? Maybe a little unsure about what that gluten stuff is, too? Not to worry. You’re not alone, which might be one reason why Congress

  • mollys prize
    September 4, 2017

    This is Back-to-School Week in our house, or “that week,” as my kids have been calling it, since the “S”-word has been taboo lately (and I don’t mean Summer!). Aside from getting all my mom ducks in a row with the requisite clothes and “S”-supply shopping, planning for interesting school lunches and gluten-free breakfasts I

  • backtoschoolebookcover
    August 1, 2017

    August has arrived, and with it, the waning days of summer. That can only mean one thing: school is just around the corner!  For children who eat gluten free for medical reasons like celiac disease, and those with other dietary restrictions like food allergies, going back to school gluten free can also mean potentially difficult,

  • July 28, 2017

    I just learned that Target stores are discontinuing San-J Asian cooking sauces, in favor of a private label line. This move upsets me for many reasons. To me, San-J is to asian sauces what Glutino always has been to pretzels — THE company to turn to for gluten free in the category. Think about it:

  • gluten free restaurant menu
    July 5, 2017

    You don’t have to give up on dining out at restaurants — you can work with restaurant personnel before and during meals, and you may even enjoy safe fast food experiences when you know what to look for and consciously avoid cross-contamination.

  • June 6, 2017

    Are gluten free cosmetics, lotions, soaps, toiletries … really necessary? In some cases, yes. There was quite a stir after a study by George Washington University researchers showed not only that gluten is an ingredient in many cosmetics and topical lotions (although they are rarely labeled as containing gluten – a problem), but that using these products may

  • Gluten Free Mothers Day Recipes
    May 9, 2017

    Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and if you’re in need of Mother’s Day gluten free recipe ideas, you’ve come to the right place! The funny thing about Mother’s Day meals — and if you’re a mom, you know exactly what I’m going to say — mom always seems to have to get all the ingredients

  • April 18, 2017

    A look at why gluten-free camps are so valuable to celiac and gluten-free children, plus a nationwide directory of these camps.

  • April 18, 2017

    Looking for a safe and enriching summer experience for your gluten-free kid? Summer camps designed to welcome those with celiac and other dietary restrictions should be at the top of your list!

  • 10 things that aren't vegan
    January 17, 2017

    A lot of folks in new year are resolving to stick to Meatless Mondays or Veganuary or maybe even going all in with veganism as a new lifestyle. Going Vegan — especially when you’re already gluten free — can be trickier than you might think, but it’s certainly possible. Vegan diets, when done right, are extremely

  • 2017-in-gluten-free-pancakes
    January 1, 2017

    If you are not feeling as happy, healthy and as energetic as you would like — even on a gluten free diet — the new year is a good time to assess where you are in your gluten free lifestyle and how you can do better. And by doing better, I mean eating for better

  • gluten free cookie mix in jars - gfJules
    December 8, 2016

    Finding gluten free gifts for foodie friends shouldn’t be any harder than for anyone else, and it’s that time of year again, so I’m here to help! I don’t know about you, but the holidays have really snuck up on me this year – I’m woefully behind on my shopping already, and I know I’ll