Celiac Awareness Day at G-Free Foodie

May is Celiac Awareness Month, but September 13th is Celiac Awareness Day – courtesy of the Celiac Sprue Assn & in honor of  Dr. Samuel Gee’s Birthday.  Gee was an English physician and pediatrician who established the modern medical study of celiac disease. In 1887, he gave the first modern description of this disease in Read more…

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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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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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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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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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Reflections on a Gluten Free Birthday

As you get older, you’re supposed to get wiser – at least that’s what they say.  And my forehead is beginning to look like Mother Nature + Father Time are taking a tap dancing class up there, so I’ve got the older part covered – I’m working on the wiser part every day. My birthday Read more…

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Tomatoes & A Gluten Free Website, One Month Later

So, my tomatoes have been in the ground since May 6th, which is also the day we launched G-Free Foodie!  The plants are growing & so is the site, it feels like it’s been way more than a few weeks! I’ve been spending so much time working on the site – adding stuff, fixing problems, Read more…

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KC's Top 10 Gluten Free Finds

Here’s my Top 10 favorite Gluten Free Finds – food, products, whatever.  I’ll be updating it often, so check back to see what G-Free items topped my list! At the beginning of the year, I always start looking for something different, spicy, new – inspiring stuff.  Here’s what I’m digging now – 1. Bari Olive Read more…

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G-Free at the Ball Park!

One of the Corporate Food Industry’s major-league players (I worked for a different one), ARAMARK – gets the G-Free message!  In recognition of May being National Celiac Awareness Month, they are serving G-Free meals at the 12 Major League Ballparks they service, HOORAY! I’m still an SF Giants Fan – but they’d better get with Read more…

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Adios, Frappuccino –

Can someone please explain to me why Starbucks, the folks who just got on the Gluten-Free snack wagon, would add GLUTEN to their new Frappuccino blend?  Melissa from Coffee City did an article about the issue – thank goodness, because my local barista has no idea what the hell is happening. “There shouldn’t be any Read more…

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