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21 March 2017 ~ 0 Comments

8 Tips on How to Eat Without Trigger Foods

Emily Han, contributor to the Kitchn, has been eating without gluten and other common trigger foods for a year. As I’ve been doing this for nearly 10 years now, I often forget how much of a struggle things were initially. But Emily is taking a really positive approach, focusing on being appreciative of how much better she feels and for the opportunity to learn new things.

If you’ve just started in your gluten-free journey, check out Emily’s tips she’s picked up over the last year: 8 Things I’ve Learned About Cooking Without Gluten, Dairy, Nuts and Sugar

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23 July 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Bacon is rad

My boyfriend saw this on Facebook today and I had to share.

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25 August 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Pizza Pizza Fail

This was sent to me the other day on Twitter, and I found it too hilarious not to share.

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04 February 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Allerglobal Food Allergy Cards

This neat little website was profiled on Lifehacker today: Allerglobal.

For those with food allergies who like to travel, conversion with restaurant servers in unfamiliar languages can be a challenge. Allerglobel hopes to alleviate that a bit by creating food allergy cards in a language of your choice to carry with you. How brilliant is that?

Simply check off the allergies you have, choose the language you want to have the cards in, download & print, and voila!

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27 December 2009 ~ 5 Comments

Going Undiagnosed

The New York Times recently published an article that touches on some things I’ve been thinking about lately. In The Overlooked Diagnosis of Celiac Disease, Carolyn Sayre discusses how long it often takes to get a confirmed diagnosis, and how many people are likely going undiagnosed.

One in every 133 Americans has celiac disease; 10 years ago it was thought to affect one in every 10,000 people in the United States… It takes the average patient 10 years to receive a diagnosis.

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21 November 2009 ~ 3 Comments

Eating Gluten-Free While Travelling: A bit of a dilemma

How do you manage to eat gluten-free while you’re travelling? How about when travelling in a different country?

Ready to Travel!Last week I was in Las Vegas for an internet marketing conference. I know, the US is so close it’s hard to think of it as a different country, but once you cross the border food can be very different.

So how do you deal with it? Travel usually means lots of eating out. And eating at places that you aren’t familiar with. And at unpredictable times, so if you need a snack you can’t just pop into the closest coffee shop and grab a muffin. So what do you do?

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14 October 2009 ~ 4 Comments

Can You Eat Lasagna?

How do you deal with family members who don’t understand that you can’t eat certain foods?

I had a conversation today with an extended family member today about what I could eat for dinner when I visit, and I seriously had to shake my head at some of the questions. Can I eat lasagna? How about potatoes? And carrots?

This only a few days after Thanksgiving dinner, where I was hardly able to eat anything. Apparently, the thing to do this year was to put bread crumbs on all the vegetables. I was able to have the basics: turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, and cranberry sauce.

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