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Holiday Gluten-Free Sampling at Raisin Rack

The holidays are right around the corner.  You can deny it all you want, it won’t stop it from happening.  Instead of dreading the holidays and all of the meals that come along with them, try embracing them.  I have been there…navigating the holidays gluten-free can be challenging, but knowledge is power, right?  Plan and [...]

Easter Sunday & Weekly Menu Plan

Happy Easter!  It’s a rainy day here in Columbus, Ohio.  Fortunately for us our kids are old enough to not care that their Easter egg hunt is inside instead of outside.  My morning has been spent stuffing pastel Skittles into little plastic eggs. 

Of course a few of these made their way into [...]

Healthy Valentine’s Day Snacks & Treats

Valentine’s Day is notorious for including treats that may be rich and decadent.  Those treats don’t have to be loaded with fat and sugar to taste good, though.  Guiding Stars’ expert chef, Erin Dow, has created the following Valentine’s Day recipes that are both delicious, nutritious and gluten-free. 

Black Bean Brownies

Erythritol [...]

Gluten-Free Tasting–Earth Fare Columbus

If you live in the Columbus, Ohio area, make time today to head over to Earth Fare on Gemini Parkway (Polaris) for a very special gluten-free tasting.

From the Earth Fare Columbus Facebook Page:

We are so excited for our FREE, Gluten Free tasting event today! 11-3. Lots of yummy samples. Gluten Free presentation [...]

Surviving the Holidays with Udi’s Gluten-Free

The Holidays are here and the hustle and bustle have become a way of life. As much as I like the idea of preparing everything from scratch, I must realize that I am not superwoman. It has taken me some time to admit that I can’t do it all. But, now that I have, it [...]

Holidays–Healthy & Gluten-Free

Now that Thanksgiving is over, the next 4-6 weeks are likely to be filled with many treats of the food and drink variety.  Following the gluten-free diet can be helpful in avoiding some of those treats; don’t view having to avoid these gluten-filled treats as a bad thing – view it as avoiding excess calories [...]

Thanksgiving Chat: Stuffing/Dressing

One of the first things I worried about when I started the gluten-free diet was my beloved Thanksgiving Day stuffing. Some people call it dressing, whatever, I call it delicious! I have tried many different bread options for the dish – gluten-free bread, gluten-free cornbread and most recently Canyon Bakehouse gluten-free bread.

Canyon Bakehouse [...]

Holidays & How to Survive Part II

Now that we have discussed the social side of the holidays, it is time to discuss the behind-the-scenes part – food.  If you are visiting family or friends for the holidays, planning meals can be a little harder than if you were hosting the meal yourself. 

First order of business is to [...]

Holidays & How to Survive Part I

The holidays are quickly sneaking up on us.  Thanksgiving is now only 13 days away.  I mostly know that because the new Muppet Movie – The Muppets – comes out on Thanksgiving, not because I am prepared for the holidays.  While the holidays are a great time to reunite and spend time with family [...]

Fourth of July–Gluten-Free Style

It is that time of the year when cookouts are cropping up all over the place and they can be a source of stress for those trying to follow a special diet. This doesn’t have to be the case, though. There are so many gluten-free products these days, that eating great gluten-free food isn’t hard [...]