Looking Local Gluten Free Series: Interview with COPIA Granola

Next up in the Looking Local Gluten Free series I have the pleasure of interviewing Grace, the owner of COPIA Granola. I’ve met Grace at several different Farmer’s Markets across the island and she has such a bubbly and passionate presence. Being a Celiac I was initially cautious of gluten free granola containing oats but Read More …

Looking Local Gluten Free Series: Interview with End of the Line

Long Island New York is a great place for those of us who are gluten free. From gluten free bakeries to spice companies our stores, farmer’s markets, and shops are teaming with locally made gluten free products. In an effort to share some of these companies with you I’ve created a new series:¬†Looking Local Gluten Read More …

S’Mores Pumpkin Ice Cream Shake (Gluten Free)

S’Mores: they’ve been a favorite of mine since childhood. I do bonfires all year long, even when it is colder outside, and they’re always a staple. A tad bit crunchy, a little bit gooey, and all the way delicious! But Celiac Disease really made consuming them difficult until recently when GOOD gluten free graham crackers Read More …

Celtic Celiac’s 2016 Gluten Free Holiday Gift Guide

Happy happy holidays! Thanksgiving is in less than a week and I feel like I am WAY behind with everything holiday related. I barely know what I’ll be doing for Thanksgiving and I am still in full shopping mode for December. I am guessing you probably are as well so let’s hope this gift guide Read More …

A new take on wine pairings with SkinnyPop Popcorn

 (Note: I was not compensated in any way by Skinny Pop for the below review, all opinions expressed are my own.)  I LOVE popcorn. I can’t really explain it but the simple crunch and the versatility in flavoring is incredibly satisfying. At the movies I almost always indulge and get a bag of popcorn lathered in butter Read More …

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 …

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 …

Giveaway: Recently Diagnosed Food Allergen/Restrictive Diet Care Package from Safe & Happy Families

If there is one thing I can appreciate as a Celiac, and a social worker, it is anything in life that helps you organize and clarify. For example, I have a particular love of weekly meal planners (or any list organizing documents) or stickers that label your food as gluten free at potlucks. Things like Read More …

Giveaway: Ninja Mega Kitchen System!

Every home cook needs a good blender and food processor but having so many appliances, especially when you live in a small space like me, gets to be difficult to organize. Now you can have the best of both appliances in one device! Yep, you heard me right! The Ninja Kitchen System provides both the Read More …