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How to Talk to Others About Being Gluten Free

As with any big change in your life, changing your diet is bound to cause you some anxiety, at least at first. Going gluten-free is a big step that may feel like it is taking you away from familiar comfort foods, while also distancing you from the people around you. Learning how best to talk to others about being gluten … [Read More...]

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Gluten-Free Smart Phone Apps

My smart phone has definitely become a necessity to my gluten-free lifestyle. I am able to eat out a lot more often and more easily because of it. I can’t imagine life without it.  I write this post to help those who are new to the gluten-free journey. There are many new smart phone applications available that it can be … [Read More...]

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Camping Gluten and Dairy-Free

When I first went gluten and dairy free, it was hard to imagine taking my new GFCF lifestyle on the road. Everything seemed so overwhelming at first. Now after five years, I’ve transitioned all our essential recipes/dishes and treats to gluten and dairy free. For the most part, we don’t miss the gluten or dairy and camping is no exception. … [Read More...]

Tips on Dining Out Gluten-Free

Who can deny the allure of dining out? It can be a fast and convenient meal. In addition, many social gatherings and celebrations are centered around food and restaurants. But for an individual with food sensitivities, eating out can literally be a health hazard. I tell my clients at the end of their 30 day elimination diet (in which they … [Read More...]

Can you trust gluten-free products and restaurant menu items?

I think it’s safe to say that the words “gluten-free” have become a common household term. At a minimum, I think it’s captured everyone’s attention, even just for a fleeting moment, and made them contemplate, “Should I too be gluten-free…what’s the problem with gluten anyway?” As for food manufacturers, retailers and restaurants, they would be crazy not to take notice … [Read More...]

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Label Reading 101 for a Gluten Free Diet {Plus Info on Food Labeling Laws and Food Additives, Useful Tips and More!}

Half-way through Celiac Disease Awareness Month and still loads of info to share with you!

If you’re new to gluten-free living, you may feel overwhelmed. (It gets easier, I promise!)

If you’re an old pro at avoiding gluten, you may feel like you know it all. (Easy there, Honey Bunch, none of us will ever know [Read More...]