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Celiac Disease Awareness

Welcome to May! May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month, so let’s kick the month off with some information, shall we?!

What is Celiac Disease? It is a genetically based autoimmune disease that is triggered by gluten. It is not an allergy.

Who has Celiac Disease? 1 in 133 people in the US are [...]

It Can Wait!

I will be the first to admit that I am “kind of” guilty of texting and driving.  It isn’t something that I do regularly, but I have checked my texts while sitting at a traffic light and then before you know it the light is green.  Sure, the phone gets put down and hands are [...]

Weekly Menu Plan–May 19, 2013

Here we are entering the third week of May. Our weather has changed dramatically over the past week. Last weekend for Mother’s Day, Saturday was cold and raining, Sunday was windy and not very warm and I wore running tights and gloves for my Tuesday morning run. After that chilly morning run, it got hot [...]

More On Celiac Disease Awareness

A friend pointed me to this article from the Huffington Post earlier this week.  The article is about pet peeves regarding the gluten-free diet and things people say when they hear you are on the diet.  One of my biggest pet peeves is hearing, “Have you heard about that new weight loss diet…the gluten-free diet?", [...]

Celiac Disease, Eating Disorders & a Book Review

My friend, Amy Jones, MD, RD, LD wrote an article posted on the NFCA website about celiac disease and eating disorders.  I have to admit that I have always wondered if my eating disorder had anything to do with my having celiac disease or vice versa.  It’s a lot like the chicken or the egg…which [...]

Fox News to Present “Fox Files” on Celiac Disease with Jennifer Esposito

There has been a lot of chatter in the news and across the social networks in the past few weeks about fellow Celiac Jennifer Esposito and her recent struggles with the disease. Fox News Channel will air an exclusive interview tonight, November 18, 2012 from 9 PM – 10PM. Make sure to check out the [...]

Gluten-Free Summer Camp Campership Fundraising Extravaganza

I have some exciting news to share about an awesome event that is going on!  The Celiac Disease Foundation, Team Gluten-Free and GFreek.com have come together to raise awareness and money so that children with Celiac Disease can attend camp, just like their non-gluten-free friends.  There are several camps around the country that offer the [...]

Rudi’s Gluten-Free Awareness Giveaway

Celiac Disease Awareness month is in full swing! Rudi’s Gluten-Free is running a pretty cool campaign right now called “Spread the Bread”. Fans of Rudi’s Gluten-Free Facebook page can participate by visiting this page. Once on the page, it is simple. You choose the Celiac foundation of your choice to get $1.00 and then you [...]

Nueva Cucina Giveaway

Celiac Awareness month is in full swing! Gluten-free and Celiac chatter is filling up the Facebook and Twitter threads helping to educate more and more people. Nueva Cucina has generously offered to give one lucky reader a sampling of their product line. Before I get to the fun stuff make sure to check out this [...]

Celiac Awareness Month Begins Today- May Day

So many fun things going on this month!  I will be launching a fun giveaway later this week or early next week – just finalizing some last minute details. 

The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness has a great celebration planned!  The theme this year is “Keep It Simple and Safe”.  They have [...]