Gluten-free party etiquette

It is Christmas/Holiday party time, which is normally a fun time, but really makes me a little panicky. By following just a couple of guidelines you can enjoy yourself and eat a safe meal whether you are attending a catered event, or a meal in a restaurant. Just this weekend I attended a function at Read more…

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Food Review: Heaven Mills Gluten-Free Bakery

Alta Schlesinger had a dream after some of her family members were diagnosed with celiac disease. Already with a propensity toward good cooking, she quickly turned a diagnosis into a fun challenge. Alta took many kosher traditional family dishes and turned them into gluten-free ones. Neighbors soon were asking for recipes and to purchase meals or Read more…

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Help Your Celiac Child Avoid Cross-Contamination

I can’t insist enough the importance of teaching your child about his own condition and cross-contamination. How much your child can absorb depends on his age and maturity level. You’ll be surprised by how much a child is capable of understanding, though. Even two-year-olds can practice “reading” labels with you at the grocery store. Practice Read more…

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TGI Friday's introduces an allergen supplement menu

As of October 26th participating TGI Friday’s offer a new Allergen Supplement Menu.  From the press reslease it looks like the new menu will identify dishes that contain eggs, wheat, soy, peanuts, shellfish and more.  TGI Friday’s is not the type of restaurant we usually visit because their food is partially prepared and difficult to change Read more…

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