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Tips & stories from freedible's members - from starting a new diet restriction to the science behind them!

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Tips, reviews and inspiration from our members to help you thrive on a custom diet

This is probably our favorite spot on tabletalk!  Inspired by our campaign to Declare Your Independence from Food Restrictions, it gets to the heart of what freedible is all about: inspirational posts that help us to remember that our food 'restrictions' are also what set us free and are too important to let them hold us back!

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...

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...

Glow Party

Glow Party
Everybody loves sugary birthday treats, but the fact is that in a school setting, those same treats can exclude–or even be downright dangerous to–kids who have...

Declaring Your Dairy Free Independence this July 4th

Declaring Your Dairy Free Independence this July 4th
July 4th Recipe Roundup includes salads and more. http://www.dairyfreegina.com/#!Declaring-Your-Dairy-Free-Independence/cbkf/5777118c0cf231749dcd11e7

Getting Figgy With It, Or Freedom to JAM

Getting Figgy With It, Or Freedom to JAM
Jam: the sticky, sweet, the smell of cinnamon or ginger, infusing, fruit. Or...jam...the idiom: pull out your melodies, twiggy fingers and dancing feet.I could eat the...

Tips for Allergy Friendly Summer Food Outings

Tips for Allergy Friendly Summer Food Outings
Hosting someone with a food allergy, especially to milk, can be daunting but doesn’t have to be.  Here are 5 tips for having a safe summer...

Top 5 Favorite Allergy Free July 4th Recipes

Top 5 Favorite Allergy Free July 4th Recipes
It's hard to believe that July has arrived and a long weekend is upon us! In celebration of July 4th, I'm sharing five of my favorite...

Celiac Disease: It's Not an Identity, It's a Circumstance

Celiac Disease: It's Not an Identity, It's a Circumstance
If I didn't have Celiac Disease, what would I be writing about?Probably not food, after all.Perhaps books, or film. I might be writing a travel-logue from...

The Link Between Yellow Cars and Food Allergies

The Link Between Yellow Cars and Food Allergies
http://www.myhappybelly.com/this-that/2015/6/4/yellow-cars-food-allergies

Independence Day Recipe Round-up with LPHJ Kitchen

Wild Blackberry & Rhubarb Pie1First off - I hope everyone has a fun and safe Independence Day planned! It's always a little sketchy if we are celebrating with family as...

Freedom from Food Restrictions this Fourth of July 2014

Sometimes I feel like I may be overcompensating for my kids' food allergies with lots of festive snacks on special occasions.  But I will never regret...

Camping Gluten, Dairy and Dye-Free

Camping Gluten, Dairy and Dye-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...

Tumble Gluten Free with Freedible: "Be More Than What You Can't Eat

Tumble Gluten Free with Freedible:
What are your freedibles?  I've dealt with Celiac Disease in multiple ways. But  the best way has undoubtebly been in word-play and humor....It's all in our freedibles....

Please Eat without Me! Please!

Please Eat without Me!  Please!
Our book club alternates meetings between restaurants and our homes. As the "one with food issues," I am given the final say on the restaurants where...

Declaring Our Independence From Food Allergy Fears

b2ap3_thumbnail_NewFireworks.jpg While celebrating the 237th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, I’ve been thinking a lot about its meaning. The power and courage it...

Overcoming a Celiac Diagnosis & Celebrating Gluten Free

Overcoming a Celiac Diagnosis & Celebrating Gluten Free
Celiac is a beast. Anyone who says that being strict 100% gluten-free is easy isn’t doing it right, IMHO. Every day I have to see...

The “Something More” Behind Declaring My Independence from Food Restrictions

The “Something More” Behind Declaring My Independence from Food Restrictions
This morning, we're celebrating the 4th of July by kicking off our second annual Declare Your Independence from Food Restrictions Month on freedible!  It's a celebration...

A declaration of gluten independence

Declaration-of-independence-broadside-croppedIn honor of tomorrow's Independence Day here in the good USA, I took a break from imagining gluten as my evil ex-boyfriend and personified him instead as the evil ex-king of England. If you...

Why I'm my own Gluten-Free Best Friend!

Why I'm my own Gluten-Free Best Friend!
So we let you know last week that things would be changing a bit. Now it is getting a bit personal, but hopefully someone else out...

Acceptance for those things you cannot change

Acceptance for those things you cannot change
I have been thinking a lot about “Acceptance” recently. What it means, where it belongs, and how to truly manifest it. I have come to a...

My Story, the Reason behind the Recipes and How I got My Life Back

My Story, the Reason behind the Recipes and How I got My Life Back
Three years ago I weighed 376 lbs. I was on Weight Watchers for the millionth time and I was miserable. When I say miserable I think...

Remaining Positive Through Food Allergies Obstacles

Remaining Positive Through Food Allergies Obstacles
Lately I have been receiving a lot of tweets and comments about positivity. People continuously tell me how wonderful they think it is that I have...

Independence from Food Restrictions...and Fear!

Independence from Food Restrictions...and Fear!
Having a daughter with food allergies, asthma and eczema can be a source of great anxiety and fear, so I am on a continuous journey to...