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 …

Interview with Lexie Van Den Heuvel, Youth Founder of Cutting Costs for Celiacs

Social Media is a wonderful thing. If it weren’t for the global nature of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and all those other sites I wouldn’t be meeting members of the gluten free community who are geographically removed from the New York Area. One of those folks I recently had the pleasure of connected with through Instagram Read More …

Top Gluten Free Picks in Seattle Washington

For someone who has spent her entire life on the east coast of the United States I have a strange fascination with the other side of the country. I went to Vancouver at the end of college for a conference and was instantly hooked by the dense forests and the spot where the mountains meet Read More …

Potluck Dinner Club: Red Foods (bonus Vegan Strawberry Swirl Ice Cream Recipe)

Here’s another potluck for the books. Last month’s theme was red foods, one of the largest spectrum’s of color in the food world (and we included anything on the spectrum). It was partially in celebration of Valentine’s Day. It’s obviously a holiday forever connected to hearts, pinks, and reds which made decorating easy! We pulled Read More …