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The 2011 Gluten and Allergen Free Expo

Where will you be the weekend of April 29 – May 1st, 2011?¬† I’m heading to Chicago for the 2011 Gluten and Allergen Free Expo and hope to see you there! In case you aren’t familiar with the Gluten and Allergen Free Expo, it was founded in 2008 by Jen Cafferty of Gluten Free Life […]

October: Unprocessed, Much More than a One Month Challenge for Me

Today I am doing a guest post over at Eating Rules about going “unprocessed” and what that word means to me as a mom raising a gluten-free family, so head on over and check it out! ūüėÄ I did not want to go too deep into how I ended up on this new path in […]

The International Food Bloggers Conference Recap

I recently returned home from a fantastic weekend in Seattle, where I attended the International Food Bloggers Conference. The conference was co-hosted by Foodista and Zephyr Adventures, and while there were many great moments over the weekend, I will just share a few of my personal highlights today (sorry this is going up so late, […]

Celiac Disease and Fertility/Reproductive Health Issues

Over the past weekend, I found myself in a social setting with several obstetricians and I thought it would be a great opportunity to talk about celiac disease.¬† Parties are wonderful for launching conversation about gluten sensitivity because it is pretty darn obvious that something is different when you show up with your own gluten-free […]

Gluten-Free Gourmet Getaway

Looking for a relaxing getaway this summer? ¬† Worried about gluten-free dining options?¬† The Gluten-Free Gourmet Getaway at Good Commons might be just the place for you.¬† I was recently contacted by Amy Silverman, event co-host and founder of, who shared the following information with me and I want to share it with you! […]

Celiac Disease vs. Gluten Intolerance: Is One More Serious Than the Other?

I want to make one more post on the subject matter of Gluten Sensitivity before I get back to finding more fun recipes and ideas for our gluten-free kiddos. Since my diagnosis of celiac disease 5 years ago, I have been very interested in learning about my gluten sensitivity story.¬† This interest catapulted into a […]

Cool video… worth watching

I just saw this video on another blog and I found it to be inspiring and it really made me think. Any thoughts?

2010 Celiac Disease/Gluten Intolerance Conferences

I thought I would share the dates and the links for further information on two 2010 Celiac Disease/Gluten Intolerance conferences. Celiac Disease Foundation 20th Anniversary Celebration Annual Education Conference and Food Faire Saturday, May 15th, 2010 Los Angeles Downtown Marriott Hotel Click here for more information. 2010 GIG (Gluten Intolerance Group) Annual Education Conference: Savor […]

Celiac Disease is Associated with Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)

I found this to be interesting, especially since my late grandfather was diagnosed with RLS. Celiac Disease Is Associated with Restless Legs Syndrome (click the link for the full article). PURPOSE: Celiac disease may be associated with restless legs syndrome (RLS) because of an association with iron deficiency. Often, RLS negatively affects quality of life […]

Maltese Researchers Discover New Gene in Celiac Disease

I want to share an article written by Jefferson Adams on, that I found very interesting and thought you might too. Maltese Researchers Discover New Gene in Celiac Disease: 10/07/2009 – A team of Maltese researchers, led by genetics specialist Christian Scerri, has discovered that a previously unassociated gene contributes to the development […]