Why is Celiac Disease Awareness Important?

Today marks the start of Celiac Disease Awareness Month and while I have a slew of giveaways coming up through out the month (to be posted every Wednesday) I want to first talk about: Awareness We talk about it a lot this day and age. We’re told at defensive driving to ‘Be aware of our Read More …

Gluten Free Anniversary: Seven Places to Educate Others About Celiac Disease

Today marks my 7th gluten free anniversary, meaning I’ve made it another year around the gluten free sun without combusting or fainting from lack of gluten consumption. That’s right; if you need to be gluten free you can survive, I promise. For me, at least, I feel like it gets easier year after year. More 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 …

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 …

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 …

Gluten Free Anniversary: Six Lessons Learned

Do you celebrate your gluten free anniversary? To me it’s my second birthday, it’s the day I started to get my health back and returned to being ‘me’. That’s something to celebrate… Like many people starting a new month I woke up March 1st 2010 feeling like I’d turned a new leaf. The gluten was out Read More …

Help Identify, Predict and Prevent Celiac Disease

Before I was a social worker I was a researcher, specifically in the field of youth perception/cognition and later Autism Spectrum Disorders. I’ve done everything from set 6 month olds up with touch screens to see how they view the world, to sexuality surveys with adults on the spectrum, to blood collection and processing. And Read More …

CC’s 2015 Gluten Free Holiday Gift Guide

This year’s holiday gift guide is a bit more developed than years, and I’m super excited for that. Below is the graphic of my gift suggestions, but for the PDF with hyperlinks you can click here (or on the title below). Under the graphic you’ll find a bit more detail on each product. Enjoy! Celtic Celiac Read More …