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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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10 Tips for Starting a Gluten-Free Diet

If you don’t know my story, I’ll try telling it briefly. If you know me, you probably know that being brief is difficult for me. In 2007, when my daughter was diagnosed with what we thought was a gluten sensitivity for her eczema, I didn’t think I had to be 100% strict. There was a lot […]

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Celiac Disease Foundation 2014 Conference and Expo Review

In case you were not able to attend the 2014 Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) conference and expo in Pasadena, CA, maybe you should make plans for next year! Besides thought provoking and knowledgable speakers, there was gluten-free food galore (lunch, dinner, and snacks) as well as the expo (demos, tastes, and take-home samples). Here is […]

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Celiac Disease Conference and Expo Coming to Pasadena, California, June 7 and 8

Do you want the latest information from medical and nutrition experts on celiac disease and gluten-free living? Then come to the Celiac Disease Foundation’s Conference and Expo, June 7 and 8, 2014, in Pasadena, California. You will be able to network with other people including bloggers, authors (including myself), and your favorite vendors. Get the full […]

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10 Things you might not know about celiac disease

May is Celiac Disease Awareness month. You probably hear a lot about celiac disease but how much do you know? Do you think gluten-free is blown out of proportion? Are some people eating this way as a fad? Maybe. But the reality is not many people understand what celiac disease is and how important it […]

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10 Ways your children can help in the kitchen

I was looking at some of the photos in my upcoming cookbook, The Warm Kitchen, and stopped on the page with my daughter’s hand helping with the gluten-free tortillas. I looked at it and recalled she and I making one of her favorite dishes. It got me thinking about how important it is to have […]

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Review of Sunset Magazine’s Weekend Celebration event

Yummy dish from Nopalito SF I now know why people love this event and “love the West”, one of the mottos of this year’s 2 day festival put on by Sunset Magazine. From the food and wines to gardening and travel, the annual Weekend Celebration had something for everyone, even children. Located in Menlo Park, […]

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Gluten-Free Dishcrawl in San Francisco kicks off celiac awareness month

May is celiac disease awareness month. To kick it off, raise money and awareness, and ok, have some fun in the process, I joined forces with Pica Pica Maize kitchen (my favorite 100% gluten-free restaurant) and Dishcrawl SF to organize a gluten-free dinner crawl through San Francisco’s Mission District. Find Me Gluten-Free, a free app […]

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Farmigo brings Farmer’s Markets to you

Would you be interested in a company which brings delicious farm-fresh foods to families but also benefits farmers?  Farmigo has the potential to change the way San Francisco families eat. The first online farmer’s market has been launched as of December 11 to connect communities (such as workplaces, schools and community centers) directly to complementary […]

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What I learned about food and eating on my cleanse

I had an amazing experience this summer when I “cleansed” for 10 days. The reactions I received were interesting; some people thought I was going hard core, you know, like water with lemon and cayenne pepper with maybe some celery sticks for dinner. Many people were supportive. All I know is that I certainly felt […]

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