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What the FDA's New Gluten Free Labeling Means For YOU

What the FDA's New Gluten Free Labeling Means For YOU
Last year, the FDA in the United States finally standardized rules pertaining to food and gluten-free labeling.  So as of August 6, 2014, any product claiming...

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...

Is the Food Safe on Vacation? Seven Lessons Learned.

Is the Food Safe on Vacation? Seven Lessons Learned.
If you've researched all your allergen specific and/or gluten-free dining options in advance of your vacation, you're awesome! You've cut stress and hours of research time out of...

Cereal Seriously For Celiacs (Erewhon)

Cereal Seriously For Celiacs (Erewhon)
It's not every day you find a cereal on the shelf that looks like, well, food?Erewhon Organics has been around the block a few times: they...

Gluten Free Blueberry Zucchini Bread

Necessity is the mother of invention....or is it boredom? I think it may be a bit of both. Last summer, I fell down the stairs at...

Grass-Fed Beef Isn't Always Best

Grass-Fed Beef Isn't Always Best
I've been a big fan of grass-fed meat since developing multiple food allergies and celiac disease. After all, why would I want to eat meat from...

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...

Celebrate Summer, Or Look UP!

Celebrate Summer, Or Look UP!
Look up, not down -- at what you have, not what you don't.I dared to disorient myself this morning. Things have been so mad-busy, I've felt...

From Community to Retreat: Ginger Cream Smoothie

From Community to Retreat: Ginger Cream Smoothie
Somedays are days that require a retreat.  Smoothies are perfect flexible foods. One can throw almost anything in, and get something excellent out -- although it...

Summer Road Trip Essentials

Summer Road Trip Essentials
Hey Vegaholics! Summer is here and I know I'm not the only person that's excited, which is why I'm going to be starting my #SummerWithVal mini...

Lying about food allergies does more harm than good

This past month,I saw another article about a mother lying about food allergies so that their vegan lifestyle would be taken seriously. This got me thinking.Food...

10 Things To Do Before Travelling To A Different Country

10 Things To Do Before Travelling To A Different Country
Travelling can be a stressful activity especially to us with food allergies.  I have known many people and families who opt not to go to places...

Summer's Dynamic Duo

Summer's Dynamic Duo
  Say hello to this summer's ultimate combo: watermelon & feta. Watermelon has been a must-have at every summer BBQ since we've been young-which is why it's in...

For A Celiac, Free Food Is Only Free If Gluten-Free

For A Celiac, Free Food Is Only Free If Gluten-Free
For some, adventure with Celiac Disease means trying to find fair, free (gluten-free), and fun food on the road or out of our kitchens.  But for...

Adventures in Austin, Celiac-Safe Eateries for a Custom Eater

Adventures in Austin, Celiac-Safe Eateries for a Custom Eater
Trying to adventure while carrying allergies or autoimmune food issues?  Sometimes you just need to know there's a safe eatery to drop in on.There’s a terror...