Support Long Island Gluten Free Companies by Shopping at Taste the East End

My day job as a Prevention Specialist/Community Development Specialist doing community substance abuse prevention work brings me all over Long Island, from Sag Harbor to Oceanside. The benefit of this, when I give myself the time anyway, is that I get to explore fun new towns and shops I wouldn’t otherwise visit. It’s sometimes like Read More …

A Katherine Sabbath-Inspired Gluten Free Triple Layer Chocolate Cake with Vanilla Custard Buttercream and a White Chocolate Ganache

Recently, my friend Alana from graduate school went gluten free to see if it helped her joint and body pain. Although we work at separate agencies she and I work pretty closely on joint committees and project, in fact we’re even going to Buffalo for a conference in a few weeks, so it has been Read More …

Potluck Dinner Club: Gluten Free Potluck with Bonus Beet Summer Salad Recipe

Can you believe we’ve never done a gluten free potluck? We’ve done different nationalities, different ingredients; even colors. While gluten free has always been available at all of these we’d never done gluten free specifically, so we made it our June theme. Unfortunately summer calls for busy weekends and strained schedules, so it was one Read More …

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 …