9 Tips for Focusing when you Live a Gluten Free or Food Allergen Life

Let’s be honest, there’s a lot of extra steps having Celiac Disease or a Food Allergy adds to our lives. Often times we need to be on point so we don’t make mistakes, we need to find and buy more ingredients, we need to ask more questions, and so much more. All this requires a Read More …

Portland Oregon: A Quality Gluten Free Destination

Portland was the last stop in our Northwestern vacation, and we pulled into the area as the sun began to set. I was already abuzz with excitement to visiting this city and we wasted no time getting in some natural sight seeing before finding a hotel with a stop to Multnomah Falls, the largest waterfall Read More …

Gluten Free Stops between Seattle and Portland

Earlier this year I shared my experiences with traveling gluten free in Seattle Washington, with the next stop of our trip being a day hike at Mount Rainier. In typical gluten free fashion I stocked a few different gluten free snacks in my pack for the day: trail mix, power bars, peaches we picked up Read More …

Seven Places to Dine or Drink Gluten Free in Atlantic City

I don’t often visit places more than once, but Atlantic City has been a destination I’ve visited many a time over the past few summers. While I don’t like to gamble too much (I’ll play maybe $50-$100 total over a weekend) I love a good beach day and lounging evening/night full of people watching. I Read More …

The Gluten-Free History Project: Share your Gluten-Free Story!

Food, as I’ve said a thousand times over, is so much more than the sustenance¬†for our bellies and bodied. The social quality of it influence our behaviours, personalities, relationships and even what we hold to be our traditions and heritage. Yet this aspect is often overlooked in nutrition, food, and mental health studies and the Read More …

Potluck Dinner Club: Mindfulness Potluck with Bonus Beef Taco Filling Recipe

May’s Potluck was a bit different than the other monthly events we’ve been doing. Rather than pick an ethnic or ingredient theme we wanted to give one of our friends the opportunity to explore some of her new skills as a Health Coach and choose mindfulness as our theme. Rather than bringing a dish we Read More …

Tiny B Brazilian Chocolates Review and Giveaway

There is an important place in the food industry for small businesses, businesses started in kitchens by passionate individuals. I love hearing such stories, and was please when Tiny B Chocolates (one such business) reached out to me to review their Brazilian Chocolates:¬†Brigadeiros. Tiny B: is about the happy love story between Renata, a beautiful Read More …

Canyon Bakehouse Review and Giveaway

Bread. As a kid I couldn’t get enough of my ‘specialty’ weekend breakfast of toast with cinnamon sugar and butter. As a college student I primarily ate sandwiches of turkey, american cheese, and ranch dressing almost every day. Bread has always been a staple, but after my Celiac Disease diagnosis it took a few years Read More …

Funny or Rude?: Ultra Spiritual Life Video on How to Become Gluten Intolerant

From legitimate discussions of Celiac Disease in prime time shows to rude jokes poking fun at someone with a wheat allergy on children’s networks; the gluten free lifestyle is all over the media. How the gluten free community takes these portrayals is often itself as polarized at the portrayals themselves, unless the mention appears to Read More …