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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 [...]

Tyson ® Chicken Nuggets and Chicken Breast Strips + Giveaway

Finding quick gluten-free food items on busy weeknights is a constant battle, especially with picky eaters. Both of my children are extremely picky eaters so this is a struggle we face often. Tyson Foods now offers Gluten-Free Chicken Nuggets and Gluten-Free Chicken Breast Strips that have the same great taste kids love, but without the [...]

Wordless Wednesday

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Weekly Menu Plan – March 10, 2014

Spring is technically 10 days away, but it is making short appearances here every few days or so. We have been above freezing for the past few days, but will dip below again, with possible snow on Wednesday. As frustrating as this is, I am trying to look at the forecast with a positive attitude, [...]

Switch to Turkey

Over the past few years I have been gradually switching over to ground turkey from ground beef. We still eat ground beef on occasion, especially for burgers, but when I make tacos, lasagna or the like, I use ground turkey. Jennie-O’s Lean Ground Turkey is easy to find in our local grocery store and is [...]

Rudi’s Gluten-Free Summer “Happy Camper” Contest + Giveaway

Summer. No, it isn’t summer yet, but I know I wouldn’t mind some summer weather here in Ohio. This snow is for the birds!

When I was a child my family would take a week-long vacation every summer. My sister and I would pile into the back seat of our family car (I believe it [...]

Valentine’s Day – Gluten-Free Treats

Valetine’s Day is tomorrow. Are you prepared? There are a great deal of gluten-free candies on the market, like some of the following:

Hershey’s Endangered Species Chocolate Gimbal’s Fine Candies

If candy isn’t your thing, consider Glutino’s Fudge Covered Pretzels.

These gems are a favorite in our house. I don’t often get many out [...]

Larabar #glutenfreakout Package Fun

The other day I received a super-cool package from Larabar that made my day! It was a box full of Larabar goodness.

In the box were some of my all-time favorites like the Lemon Poundcake ALT bar and Blueberry Muffin Larabar along with a couple of new Uber bars.

I have been [...]

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?", [...]