KC's Summer Tomato Update

Lots-a-Love to my Tomato fans! Here’s my late summer update on this year’s heirloom crop, and a list of what I planted: 1884: Starting to produce pinky-red fruit, I think he needs more sun Amana Orange: This late season heirloom beefsteak is named for Amana, Iowa.  It’s been producing slightly smaller fruit than I expected, Read more…

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Cruisin' GF

Jennifer & her ENTIRE family just went on an Alaskan Princess cruise, which included her Celiac Mom, Brother & Son Logan. The cruise was wonderful…well, let me re-phrase that…it was great, but the first two days were really, really rough.  We went on a cruise to Alaska .  It was beautiful, the ship was wonderful, Read more…

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Back to School Giveaway from Katz Gluten Free!

We love the folks at Katz Gluten Free – their Gluten, Dairy & Nut Free baked goods are baked in a Certified Gluten Free facility, & while they make some standards: bread, rolls, cookies, etc., it’s the Gluten Free Finds we can’t get anyplace else that we LOVE!  G-Free Rugelech, Kugel, Oat Challah Bread, Honey Read more…

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Everybody’s Doing It…..

Hey y’all, eating gluten free is definitely having a “moment”!  In just the last two weeks, I’ve read about two different celebrities eschewing gluten.   The first article I read was about Gwyneth Paltrow’s upcoming cookbook.  Apparently, she’s into eating healthy and one of the only things she tries to avoid entirely is gluten, because she Read more…

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Well, We're Gaining G-Free Momentum – But Is It Good?

Chelsea Clinton’s Gluten Free Wedding Cake made media headlines, and they’re doing G-Free challenges on Top Chef Masters, so more + more folks are getting the Gluten Free message.  My question – are they getting the right one?  I’m excited that the G-Free lifestyle is getting some attention, but I have to wonder: Is this Read more…

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G-Free Foodie Reviews – Gluten Free Brownies

We usually don’t have a lack of tasters around G-Free Foodie, we are Foodies, after all.  Still, it’s funny how many folks show up when the review is for Gluten Free Brownies (and how many who call “dibs” on the leftovers!)  We could’ve taken a bus to a Chocacholics Anonymous meeting. Here’s how we did Read more…

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Celebrities with Celiac…are the numbers growing?

Celiac Disease and the gluten-free diet have become trendy topics lately and there are a growing number of celebrities who have been diagnosed with Celiac Disease.  It seems only logical to compile a list of these celebrities and add to it as more are vocal about their diagnosis.  Celebrities who are gluten intolerant (Drew Brees, Read more…

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Don’t Wait to Get Tested for Gluten Issues

If you suspect that you may have celiac disease or an intolerance to gluten, it’s important to take action now. Studies show that the longer the length of time before a celiac diagnosis, the greater the chance of developing serious health risks. Untreated celiac disease can actually be life-threatening. Celiac people are more likely to Read more…

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Top 10 Words of Advice for Restaurants with Gluten-Free Menus

I’ve been on the gluten-free diet for more than 13 years it has been quite interesting to watch as the scenery changes.  There is more awareness about the gluten-free diet, so it would follow that more companies are making gluten-free products.  It also follows that more restaurants are offering gluten-free menus/menu options.  But here is Read more…

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New Gluten-Free Products Set to Hit the Market

Because I work as a gluten-free product specialist for Return to Eden new gluten-free product information tends to cross my desk on a daily basis.  Listed below are the most recent products I’ve heard about, but haven’t sampled just yet.  The new products represent a nice selection of breads, crackers, grains, snacks and desserts and Read more…

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And Now…My Life is an Unending Episode of Top Chef

So, my husband has decided to spend a few weeks as a vegetarian, to “Clean out his system & get back on track.”  Well, that’s fine, I’m fully supportive of anyone’s food choices & requirements (Lord knows I want people to respect mine.)  There’s just one issue here: my mental stability. I’m Gluten Free, as Read more…

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