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Eating Gluten Free in Disneyland

My family and I recently went to Disneyland in California. The good news is that we stayed safe; no reactions for us. I did quite a bit of research before as well. What you should expect is that almost every restaurant on the property can probably give you something. Eating gluten-free in Disneyland is easier […]

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5 Tips to Jump Start a Healthier Diet in the New Year

Ok. New Year’s is done. The holidays are coming to a close. I hear so many people talking about trying to lose weight and feel better, it must be time to make some adjustments. Do you need some help getting started? Well, here are 5 tips to jump start a healthier diet in the new year. […]

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Gluten-Free Cheat Sheet book

Gluten-Free Cheat Sheet book review

Do you need to be gluten-free and don’t know where to start? Do you have questions about celiac disease and the differences between celiac disease, gluten intolerance, and a wheat allergy? April Peveteaux, author of the blog and very popular book, Gluten Is My Bitch, details her own story, breaks down information about celiac disease, […]

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Sunset Magazine hosts final Sunset Celebration Weekend June 6 & 7

Attending Sunset magazine‘s Sunset Celebration Weekend is like watching the pages of the iconic home and garden magazine come to life. Two years ago my family and I heartily enjoyed all the delicious food, presentations and activities this event had to offer and I am eager to attend again this weekend. See press release below […]

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Celiac disease is more common than you think

These are the stories of celiac disease: “…(she) started to complain of tummy aches often.  Sometimes she would get them a few days in a row, then sometimes we wouldn’t hear about them for weeks.” “…when I first started having the mysterious and very itchy rash.” “Her symptoms were stomach aches, although not as bad as […]

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gluten-free cone in Italy

Gluten-Free Travel in Italy

If you think that gluten-free travel in Italy is an oxymoron, think again!  When it comes to food, most people associate the country of Italy with pizza, pasta, bread, and desserts, which normally all contain gluten. If you are gluten-intolerant or have celiac disease, you might be worried about traveling to this place, thinking you may not […]

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Nadine Grzeskowiak

Interview with The Gluten-Free RN: Why you might have celiac disease but don’t know it

May is celiac disease awareness month. But really, we should be aware of it all year long. Why? Many people think they couldn’t possibly have celiac disease. Below (after the quiz; get ready!) is an interview with Nadine Grzeskowiak, also known as the Gluten-Free RN. I can tell you from personal experience that her knowledge […]

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What happened on my 21-Day Sugar Detox

  So, I made it! I survived three weeks of a sugar detox. I didn’t really think I could do it. For some reason, it seemed out of my reach. I mean, how could I possibly not eat bread, pizza, cookies, PASTA, or have a glass of wine for three weeks? I think the key […]

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Top 10 Tips for Packing School Lunches

Coming up with creative (and healthful) lunches for your little ones to take to school with them can be a challenge. Throw in a food intolerance or two and you can be left feeling doubly defeated. Trust me, I’ve been there.  In my house, my 10-year-old son and 8-year-old daughter are on a gluten and dairy-free […]

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4 tips for traveling gluten-free

Are you looking to have one last adventure before school starts and you and the kids go back to your usual routine? Whether you’re road tripping it or flying some place far away, it can sometimes feel a little overwhelming to have to deal with dietary restrictions when you’re away from home. To help lend […]

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