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Now Find Gluten Free: Finding Safe Food Just Got Easier!

This app gives you the flexibility to access the gluten status and full ingredients lists of thousands of store-bought products. . Have you ever found yourself wandering aimlessly through the aisles of the grocery store, frustrated and a little confused? Looking at products, reading labels and still not being sure if the products are safe for you to consume?

8 Tips for Trick-or-Treating with Food Allergies

If the thought of your little ghost or goblin trick-or-treating sends shivers up your spine, you’re not alone. Many parents of kids with food allergies and celiac disease feel this way. But Halloween doesn’t have to be so scary! There are many ways your child can safely participate in all the ghoulish fun. Here’s how to make trick-or-treat fun and safe for everyone.

Gluten-Free Hair Care

Many people assume their personal care products are free from allergens. But ingredients like wheat, gluten, nut oil and other problematic items can find their way into body lotions, hand creams and hair products. Although celiac researchers assure us that gluten is not an issue when applied topically—the gluten molecule is too large to be absorbed through the skin—some gluten-sensitive people react when there’s skin contact.

Traveling with Food Allergies

Eating out during road trips can be challenging when you have food allergies, but it doesn’t have to be that bad. Whether you are traveling an hour to Grandma’s house, or traveling across the country, a little planning and preparation can make your road trip a huge success!

Host the Ultimate Gluten-Free Vegan Backyard BBQ

Can you feel it? Summer is in the air. It’s so close we can almost reach out and touch those warm sunny days. With summer comes relaxing on the back porch and grilling up some delicious food. This year, make your vegan BBQ fun, exciting and successful with a few tips from the experts.

5-Ingredient Gluten-Free SunButter Cookies

Did you hear the news? SunButter is now officially SOY FREE! That is right my food allergy friends! SunButter has a brand new dedicated roaster and they’re thrilled to announce that they are now free from the top 8 food allergens! In order to celebrate this joyous occasion, I wanted to share a little background information on SunButter as well as a mouthwatering cookie recipe!

5 Tips to Taking Lunch, Gluten-Free Style

I think we may need to rethink the whole “breakfast is the most important meal of the day” line of thinking. After skipping a lunch or few in my life, I really believe that lunch should hold the honors of the most important meal of the day. You probably know the feeling, skipping lunch or having a hard time finding space in a fully booked 9-to-5 grind. You need to make time for this meal…

Kid Friendly Gluten-Free Desserts

Cindy Gordon is the owner and author of Vegetarian Mamma and is a foodie who loves to blog about gluten-free vegetarian/vegan recipes. Her family also focuses on foods that are peanut-, tree nut-, dairy-, and gluten-free. They're dedicated to finding/creating recipes and products that fit their allergy needs. Cindy resides in Ohio with her husband and two boys (born in 2007 and 2010). She enjoys spending time with her family, the outdoors, gardening, wine and cooking! Connect with…

5 Ways Your Gluten-Free Child Can Self-Advocate

Sometimes being a child is hard. Being a child who lives with celiac disease, a food allergy, or a food intolerance can make life even harder. The goal of true self-advocacy is understanding your own needs and being able to communicate them to others.

Three Simple Quinoa Recipes For A Busy Schedule

Quinoa is quickly rising in popularity in the food world. This little grain (which is actually a seed!) is considered to provide many healthy benefits and packs quite the punch when it comes to its overall nutrient wealth. While quinoa is cooked and served like a grain - quinoa overcomes where other grains lack. Quinoa serves as a complete protein source. Cooking quinoa is much simpler than you might think - almost as easy as rice! 

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