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Ethel’s Edibles Gluten Free Desserts

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I recently received two beautifully wrapped (and complimentary) packages of gluten free Blondies and Pecan Dandys from Ethel’s Edibles to sample and review. Ethel’s Edibles is a gluten free bakery in Michigan, founded by Jill Bommarito and inspired by her grandmother, Ethel (hence the name of the bakery). Unfortunately, we could not personally try the […]

Top Shelf Premium Cocktail Mixers (and a Giveaway!)

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Let me first start off saying that there are some parts of my “job” as a blogger that are just down right difficult to do and the perfect examples are yesterday’s gluten free beer showdown and today’s review of Top Shelf Ultra Premium Cocktail Mixers.  Sometimes, ya just gotta take one (or two) for the […]

A Gluten Free Beer Showdown

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Six years ago, when I was diagnosed with celiac disease, I admit that the thought of never enjoying a cold, refreshing beer again did not affect me nearly as much as I imagine it would affect the gluten free guys out there.  Still, there was something about being told that I could NEVER have something […]

My Favorite Things – Gluten Free Style

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I have two newly gluten free sisters and they have been asking me a lot of questions over the past month about what they can safely eat…and still tastes good.  Given that I had an incredibly difficult time adjusting to the gluten free diet when I was first diagnosed with celiac disease in 2005 (and […]

Weekly Menu Plan, Rattlesnake Huntin’ (and a Giveaway!)

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I just love the first week of summer vacation, don’t you? No more of the hectic morning rush out the door to get to school and no more packing gluten free, allergen free lunchboxes!  Instead, I’m now quietly sipping green smoothies on the patio, listening to the birds chirp their little songs and tending to […]

Mama K’s Aromatic (and gluten free!) Play Clay, A Review and Giveaway

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If you are the mother of a gluten free and/or food allergic child, then you know how important it is to have a safe play dough for your kiddos (if you are brand new to the gluten free lifestyle, please note that Play-Doh™ is NOT gluten free and neither is Crayola Dough). Why does that […]

Dr. Rodney Ford, The Gluten File (and a Menu Plan)

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Before sharing my menu plan for the week, I would like to share a few items that I highlighted on my Facebook Page this week: There is a wonderful website called The Gluten File which is a collection of articles and research pertaining to gluten sensitivity.  I really encourage you to check it out because […]

GlutenTox Home Test Kits and a Giveaway!

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I am very excited to share today’s product review with you!  While we were perusing the vendor fair at the GFAF Expo in Chicago, my friend Wendy of Celiacs in the House and I stopped by the GlutenTox Home booth and had a great conversation with Catherine Torgler, PhD of Biomedal Diagnostics, the developer of […]

Q & A with Dr. Vikki: Genetics and Celiac Disease (and a Giveaway!)

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Dr. Vikki Petersen, a Doctor of Chiropractic and Certified Clinical Nutritionist, is founder of the renowned HealthNOW Medical Center in Sunnyvale, California. She is co-author of  “The Gluten Effect,” a bestselling book that has been celebrated by leading experts as an epic leap forward in gluten sensitivity diagnosis and treatment. Dr. Vikki herself is acknowledged […]

Good Morning! Breakfasts without Gluten, Sugar, Eggs or Dairy (with a Giveaway)

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If you’re like my family and cannot have gluten, dairy, eggs or refined sugar then you know how challenging breakfast can be!  For the past few months we’ve been enjoying green smoothies and homemade breakfast sausage…7 days a week…and we were in need of a little change up, at least on the weekends.  So, when […]