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Is Monsanto Giving Us Food Allergies?

Is Monsanto Giving Us Food Allergies?
On a recent late afternoon walk with my dog, I noticed signs scattered around our local park alerting passersby that the grounds had recently been sprayed...

Food Allergies Today: An Expert Q & A

Food Allergies Today: An Expert Q & A
There are many unknowns in the food allergy world today. Why are food allergies on the rise? What can I do to prevent my child from...

The Ultimate Egg Substitute Comparison!

The Ultimate Egg Substitute Comparison!
You might call me a little crazy. You might also call me a little geeky. You’d be right on both counts, and proud of it. It’s...

Dear Mother, Dear Daughter

Dear Mother, Dear Daughter
In the spirit of Mother’s Day, two of our food allergy mavens at Allergy Amulet wrote letters to their mom and daughter, respectively, about their food...

Exciting Month of Giveaways with DairyFreeGina and awesome DairyFree Brands

Celebrating Food Allergy Awareness month with fantastic giveways.  For Detauls and to enter clock here ;  http://www.dairyfreegina.com/single-post/2017/04/30/Its-Our-Exciting-Month-of-May-GIVEAWAYS

Four Easy Steps to Improve Gut Health

Four Easy Steps to Improve Gut Health
We’ve all heard the saying “You are what you eat.” Though true, a more accurate saying would be “You are what you digest and absorb.” The...

Time to Take the Pledge to Go Veg

Time to Take the Pledge to Go Veg
See the change just 1 week can make to your health, the Earth and the life of animals. Take the #VegPledge with me!https://goo.gl/Bxynic #vegan

Easter Menu Ideas, Especially for those Eating Dairyfree and Vegan

Easter menu planning with Dairyfree and Vegan recipes all right here goo.gl/ANzYbI 

Do it for Your Health, the Planet, the Animals. Just Do It!

Do it for Your Health, the Planet, the Animals. Just Do It!
It's that time again!  It's time for Veg Week. Join me and take the pledge for VegWeek 2017.ps://goo.gl/Bxynic  https://

Food Allergy Easter Chocolate Roundup

Food Allergy Easter Chocolate Roundup
Does Dairyfree and Vegan Easter chocolate even exist?  https://goo.gl/oIGxPE

Easter Basket Ideas for Kids and Adults with Food Allergies

Just because you have a food allergy does not mean the Easter Bunny should pass you by.goo.gl/NAXzqc

Should I Go Gluten-Free? Break it Down for Me

Google “gluten free” and you get roughly 150,000,000 results.Clearly, the topic of gluten is trending.  You probably know at least one person that has cut gluten...

Gluten-Free Apple Pie *Buttermilk* pancakes

Gluten-Free Apple Pie *Buttermilk* pancakes
We love pancakes in this house. They have become a weekly tradition, a no-thought, go-to every Saturday morning. For years my husband has been the pancake...

Helping Educators Keep a Peanut-Free Classroom

Helping Educators Keep a Peanut-Free Classroom
Most of my blog focuses on educating individuals and families about Celiac Disease. With a degree in Elementary Education, teaching comes naturally to me. That "aha"...

A Celiac Recap of Expo West, Natural Foods Convention 2017

I got to go to Expo West this year! the natural foods trade-show that swamps Anaheim each Spring with gluten-free new goods. Wicked w00t to that,...

OIT—Is It For Me?

Feeding your peanut-allergic child peanuts is not easy as a mother—I would know, I do it every day. Your instincts as a parent are to keep...

Nuttzo Bad: Celiac Recovery into Global Advocacy

Nuttzo Bad: Celiac Recovery into Global Advocacy
So much food is naturally gluten free. But is all that edible milieu easily packable, and edible on the road?  Yes! Yes it is easy --...

An Egg Study

An Egg Study
I’m an experimental person by nature. I love to try things side-by-side to see what works best, try things over and over again, fully understand how...

Chocolate Sunflower Butter Cake

I don't often crave peanut butter any more, but when I do it's fierce, relentless and has to be satisfied in the biggest and most extravagant...

Lightening Up Foods Without the Benefit of Yeast

Sometimes it seems like the allergies in my household just keep piling on us. In the past few years, my youngest has not outgrown any allergies,...

5 Gluten-free Ways to Eat Chickpeas

5 Gluten-free Ways to Eat Chickpeas
The humble chickpea (also known as a garbanzo bean) is a powerhouse of fiber. Did you know that eating two cups of chickpeas each day provides...

Heart-Healthy, Allergy-Friendly Snacks: Time to Mix It Up

Writers are quirky people. Sometimes, superstitious people. Or at least very set in their ways. They often work alone…and so they snack alone. Some quirky writers...

Double Standards when flying American Airlines

Double Standards when flying American Airlines
I recently learned (and shared on social) that FARE has joined forces with attorney Mary Vargas to file a complain with the Department of Transportation against...

May Contain Nuts: A Crash Course on FDA Food Allergy Labeling Laws

May Contain Nuts: A Crash Course on FDA Food Allergy Labeling Laws
As a food allergy mom and Certified AllerCoach, I’m often asked, What do I need to know about reading food labels? When you’re newly diagnosed with a...

Make ahead Christmas recipes - Duchess sweet potatoes

b2ap3_thumbnail_Dutchess-sweet-potatoes-1.jpgToday is the start of my preparations for Christmas day. I'm cooking dinner for eight and it's my son's birthday too! He is gluten and dairy...
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Is Kissing Gluten Free?

Is Kissing Gluten Free?
I love Valentine’s Day – in the middle of the grayest, coldest (2 degrees here in NYC!), dreariest, and most depressing month suddenly there are pink...

Think you don’t have Celiac Disease? Well think again.

“I feel better when I don’t eat gluten, but I don’t think I have Celiac Disease.” If I had a nickel for the number of times...

The Nima Sensor – A Game Changer

NimaGet ready, because the Nima Sensor is going to be a game changer in the gluten free community. The Nima Sensor from 6Sensor Labs is a...

The FDA quilt has a whole lot of holes in it….

Okay, I’m frustrated. A few weeks ago I went to the Fancy Foods Festival in NYC. There were literally thousands of booths there. Companies came from...

What Does 20ppm Look Like?

IMG_4060.PNG  “You can have just one bite of this pizza, can’t you?” “You won’t get sick if we use the same serving spoon.” “Come on, a...

Gluten Free Oats – perhaps not quite as pure as we think…

Many of us with Celiac Disease cannot tolerate oats, but for those of us who can there is an important movement happening that you need to...

On Relationships…. “Celiac Disease is your problem, not mine”

One of the questions that I get asked the most is “How did your friends and family respond to the news of your Celiac diagnosis?” When...

Buffalo's Almost Vegan Restaurant

Buffalo's Almost Vegan Restaurant
  The menu is mostly vegan (perfect if you eat dairy free), organic and sustainable.   The menu changes with the Buffalo Seasons.  All menu items are...

Louisville : Gateway to the Gluten-Free South

Louisville : Gateway to the Gluten-Free South
If you live in Michigan and you're heading south past Indiana, more than likely you will pass through Louisville, Kentucky and the Ohio River. You will...

MAJOR ISSUE OF MEN'S HEALTH

MAJOR ISSUE OF MEN'S HEALTH
Men’s health is a major issue nowadays, as the demands in life are always increasing and men are busy earning a living this stress is never...

Surprising Health Benefits of Green Leafy Spinach

Surprising Health Benefits of Green Leafy Spinach
Green leafy vegetables are beneficial for health that everyone knows it very well. There are many green vegetables in the market but Spinach comes out at...

6 Relatable Things That Everyone Has Done When Hangry

6 Relatable Things That Everyone Has Done When Hangry
We all have our moments when our hunger gets the best of us and it’s like we are not ourselves when we are hungry (like the...

6 Ways You Can Eat Healthier Without Noticing

6 Ways You Can Eat Healthier Without Noticing
Eating healthier can be a bit overwhelming for some. Most people are creatures of habit and are comforted with knowing what to expect with food even...

Tips on Eating Out and Other Celiac Disease Resources

  This post is so timely. If I'm 100% honest, I'm having a bit of a panic attack about Memorial Day Weekend. Maybe you are...

Physical and Emotional Care for Celiac Disease

Physical and Emotional Care for Celiac Disease
  So you've been diagnosed with Celiac Disease and have started to navigate what you can and can't eat. Every day you learn a little...

Gluten-Free; Safe, Unsafe and By Whose Standards

  So you've been diagnosed with Celiac Disease and your doctor has told you to stay away from gluten. Maybe all they told you was...

How To Sneak Veggies Into Your Life

How To Sneak Veggies Into Your Life
I know that there are some people that think other things looks more appetizing than vegetables and there are some people who absolutely love vegetables. Like...

High Protein Foods Guide

High Protein Foods Guide
Hey Vegaholics! One of the most frequently asked questions I get or that vegans/vegetarians get in general is “how do you get enough protein?” I’m a Pesco-Ovo vegetarian...

How To Late Night Snack?! Tips & Snack Ideas

How To Late Night Snack?! Tips & Snack Ideas
Have you ever had it where you’re getting ready for bed and all of a sudden you hear a sound, but then it turns out that...

Not All Celiacs Are Skinny

Not All Celiacs Are Skinny
When the doctor confirmed I had celiac disease AND allergies to dairy, corn, eggs, soy, and a bunch of other foods, the first thing I thought...

Eating Seasonally, Eating Freely

Eating Seasonally, Eating Freely
Eat Seasonally! Smoothies By Season: Naturally Gluten-Free What's naturally gluten-free? It's called easy. But easy doesn't mean bland. Smoothies make perfect bases for whole foods, naturally...

10 Cookie Baking Life Hacks

10 Cookie Baking Life Hacks
Cookie season is here and it’s very easy to get stressed out because of all the measuring, decorating, baking, etc. I don’t know about you, but...

Tips for dealing with the Holidays and Food Allergies

Tips for dealing with the Holidays and Food Allergies
Living with a food allergy is tough enough on a daily basis. But during the holiday season when there are parties and  family events all filled...

What Happens at FABlogcon Gets Talked and Blogged About!

What Happens at FABlogcon Gets Talked and Blogged About!
2015 Highlights:Get the scoop on my favorite foodallergy conference this year http://www.dairyfreegina.com/#!What-Happens-at-FABlogcon-Gets-Talked-and-Blogged-About/cbkf/565a132f0cf22d62851ac17c 

Dairy Free Finds from 2015 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

Dairy Free Finds from 2015 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival
Did you go to this year's Epcot Food and Wine Fest?  Here are my favorite dairy free finds : http://www.dairyfreegina.com/#!Dairy-Free-Finds-at-Epcot-Food-and-Wine/cbkf/563e87bc0cf283308331f788

Food intake of Garcinia cambogia, while avoiding rapid weight loss

Garcinia cambogia is complemented as the best weight loss, the double effect of removing excess fat considered include the release of your body. This supplement prevents...

Geniux - Big Monster Brain Supplement |

They even if you go to bed early I you won't make near as much and so I those things are connected with your ability to...
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8 Essential Questions to Ask Before Dining Out Gluten Free

8 Essential Questions to Ask Before Dining Out Gluten Free
Unless you’re at a 100% gluten-free establishment, eating out gluten-free can be a little intimidating.  We’ve been doing it for 30 years and still have to...

Celiac Disease Diagnosis? Now What?

Celiac Disease Diagnosis? Now What?
You have just found out that you have Celiac disease and probably are feeling quite overwhelmed at exactly what that means and what to do next....

ipiit, the food ambassador

ipiit, the food ambassador
ipiit will guide you through the jungle of food and its labels, while at the same time advise you according to your preferencesDownload our ipiit app...

12 GLUTEN FREE GAME SNACK & BEER PICKS

12 GLUTEN FREE GAME SNACK & BEER PICKS
Whether it’s game-day, a family party, a BBQ or any other type of social gathering, if you live a gluten free lifestyle then most likely you...

Comfort Foods Take a Healthy Turn

Comfort Foods Take a Healthy Turn
(Image Courtesy: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/267471665344469400/) You can pretend to hate them, you can try hard to avoid them, but the truth is we just cannot do without them....

3 TIPS to Surviving the Gluten Free Holidays

3 TIPS to Surviving the Gluten Free Holidays
Having to restrict oneself from food at any time is always tough; whether it ‘s food restrictions, weight loss or for healthier eating; surviving the holidays eating safely...

5 Things to Know About Cholesterol

5 Things to Know About Cholesterol
What is Cholesterol?Cholesterol is a fat-like substance called a lipid, which circulates in the blood. Its general function is aiding in absorption of certain vitamins like...

Kickstarting Allergy Awareness in Schools

Hi Friends,I'm so excited to tell you about my "Kyle Dine & Friends" DVD for elementary schools. It's a way to raise food allergy awareness in...

Pumpkin pie


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10 Uses for a Can of Coconut Milk

10 Uses for a Can of Coconut Milk
We’ve always been 100% gluten free here at the Little Aussie Bakery & Cafe, but back in 2011 we decided to cut out dairy for a...

Green Bean Casserole


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Chocolate Mousse


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Meaty vegetable stock


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Spanish eggplant with a tomato wine caper olive sauce


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Vegan "fish" in a sriracha lime sauce


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Tip and technique - cooking brussels sprouts


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Tofu Scramble


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"Chicken" tikka masala with lentils and spinach


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August 2014 Love It Like It Leave It

August 2014 Love It Like It Leave It It's officially September. Labor Day has come and gone, school is back in session, and the weather is...

Kung Pao Tofu


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Chinese String Beans


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King Missile vegan chocolate cheesecake


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Sand Cake (Top 8 Free)

When I was a kid, I loved Dirt Cake.  Chocolate pudding, crushed Oreos, and gummy worms, all in a flower pot!  How much better could it...

S'mores Pops (Top 8 Free)

Summertime means yummy food.  And s'mores is one of our favorites.  However, making s'mores with a plethora of food allergies and sensitivities can be challenging.  In...

July 2014 Love It, LIke It, Leave It

July 2014 Love It, Like It Leave It What a whirlwind July has been. Between traveling to Tennessee, extra hours at work, extra meetings, weekend obligations...

Add water. Stir. Repeat. Or, How Gluten-Free Oats Saved My Baby – and My Sanity.

Add water. Stir. Repeat. Or, How Gluten-Free Oats Saved My Baby – and My Sanity.
“Well, there’s gluten-free oats,” my step-mom said. I had called her in tears, totally overwhelmed at the suggestion that my household try going gluten-free, just weeks...

Christina's Spaghetti Sauce Remade

Christina's Spaghetti Sauce Remade
I am so very excited to share this with you all! And creativity, I have to say, comes at the strangest times.I was laying there on...

Making Seitan


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Orange Seitan


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Resenting Ruts, and Pizza Saved My Life

Resenting Ruts, and Pizza Saved My Life
Our lives with food restrictions never need to be defined by 'have-nots'.  Celiac or otherwise, I have heaps more have's. But I was in a serious food-rut...

Gluten Freedom Book Review

After reading this book, I am SO aware that I owe so much of my health and healing to Dr. Alessio Fasano.So from the bottom of...
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freedible Twitter party - starts now!

freedible Twitter party - starts now!
Yes!  Starting now!Join us for our 1st Twitter Party of Declare Your Independence from Food Restrictions and reply in the comments here to be registered to...

First comes food allergy, then comes ... airborne allergy. Seriously?

First comes food allergy, then comes ... airborne allergy. Seriously?
Something seemingly random and out-of-the-blue occurred to me a few weeks ago that has rocked my world.I've waited this long to tell you all about it...

Freedom! (Or, An Allergen Free Chili, Independence Day Style)

b2ap3_thumbnail_IMG_20140618_120354.jpgCheck out a quick allergen-free chili on Tumbling Gluten Free.  Especially designed to be celiac-safe, though incidentally vegan, this Lime Cilantro Chili -- and the Chili...

Lentil and eggplant casserole


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Cool Cucumber and Avocado Soup with Cilantro and Lime


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Kaniwa and black bean salad


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Potato salad


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Roasting peppers - tip and technique


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Chili


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What is Gluten?

  We’ve all seen the Gluten-Free labels on products and the special sections in the supermarket dedicated to Gluten-Free foods, but what is gluten, exactly? GLUTEN...

Chocolate, peanut butter, and oatmeal no bake cookies


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Popcorn topping


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Peruvian inspired Kaniwa, quinoa, and amarath pilaf


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Hot "chicken" sandwiches


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