Going Gluten Free

Adventures in Gluten-Free Baking

Posted by Susan Tauster on August 13, 2018

So speaking of samples, one of our advertising partners recently sent me a bag of Chocolate Chunk Cookie Mix. This particular company, Authentic Foods, makes a variety of gluten-free flours and mixes. Because our editors have spoken highly of their product line, I was excited to finally try one of their mixes first-hand!

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Online Gluten-Free Support Groups: Supporting Misinformation?

Posted by Erica Dermer on August 10, 2018

When I first went gluten free, I attended several different in-person support groups. Some were helpful, and some were not. It was interesting to see how the tone differed so vastly between the groups. One was positive - focusing on all the great new products available and sharing positive stories. Another was negative, focusing on how difficult life had to be as a celiac. After a while, I slowly stopped attending. I shifted to online support groups - on top social media sites like Facebook. However, I struggled with the constant barrage of misinformation. Now, years later as a blogger, I spend a chunk of time each day busting myths online. I’m not the only one, as readers commented that they too have encountered many myths online. Here are some of the top myths that continue online.

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Richmond GFFAFest and Pre-Fest Twitter Party

Posted by Erica Dermer on August 8, 2018

Come hang out in Richmond, VA with the whole fest team! That's right, we'll be in Richmond the weekend of August 18th + 19th at the Greater Richmond Convention Center!

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The World Is Flat When It Comes to GF Pizza

Posted by Beth Hillson on August 6, 2018

I apply the Christopher Columbus-method in most of my cooking, using recipes like maps for inspiration. I don’t always know where I am headed but 99% of the time, my recipes are successes. I take copious notes so, like Columbus, I can find my way home again! My recipes are always well-tested so I don’t send our readers over a culinary cliff!

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My Friend Paula

Posted by Susan Tauster on August 3, 2018

My 10+-year tenure working at Gluten Free & More has helped me better understand and support my friend’s challenges. Whether it’s me preparing a salsa (“wait, you can’t have tomatoes, right?”) or choosing where we might dine out, I’ve become much more sensitive to how those with dietary restrictions are sometimes dismissed.

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My Gluten-Free Camp Counselor

Posted by Oksana Charla on July 30, 2018

Yesterday my son (gluten-free for the past 12 years) started his first day as a summer camp counselor presiding over 7th and 8th grade kids at a summer camp for inner city kids in Hartford, Connecticut. Yippee!...his first real 5-day-a-week job ever.

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Great Boston Gluten-Free Meal Options

Posted by Beth Hillson on July 24, 2018

However, I jump at the chance to visit our son in Boston and to eat at the restaurants in Bean Town. I eat without worry, thanks to the rigorous food allergy training in many restaurants. This program has a lot to do with the efforts of Boston-based celebrity chef Ming Tsai who has a son with severe food allergies. Ming helped make the Bay State the first in the country to mandate restaurants to establish specific protocols for serving food allergic guests. Thank you, Chef!

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Gluten-Free Summers at the Jersey Shore

Posted by Eve Becker on July 16, 2018

With a little bit of advanced planning, you’ll be able to safely enjoy your summer vacation. And you’ll be focusing on feeling the sand between your toes instead of worrying about safe food. Following are some trips from our recent vacation to the New Jersey shore this summer.

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Discovering the World of Gluten-Free Eating: A Humbling Honor

Posted by Susan Tauster on July 13, 2018

I love to cook and entertain. As a long-time vegetarian (now pescatarian), finding creative and delicious menu options everyone can enjoy has been especially gratifying. While being a vegetarian has its dietary limitations, in my case it was voluntary. Those limitations served me well when I joined the staff of Gluten Free & More ten years ago to manage their advertising accounts and relationships.

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I Just Made My FIRST EVER From-Scratch Gluten-Free Pie!

Posted by Alicia Woodward on July 13, 2018

This summer, the Gluten Free & More team is preparing various holiday-themed recipes in order to take step-by-step pictures that will be posted online alongside each recipe. We want to show readers how these recipes are made—and encourage everyone to try them. We want our readers to know that they can make these recipes successfully.

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