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Dec 13 2016

The State of Gluten-Free in America

As we say goodbye to 2016, it’s useful to reflect on how far the gluten-free movement has come in just a few years. It really wasn’t that long ago when gluten-free products could only be found on half a shelf in the back of specialty food stores. Over the past couple of years, conditions like […]

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Sep 30 2015

Get Ready to Have Even More Gluten-Free Choices at the Grocery Store

It seems like only a short time ago you had to wander to the very back of the health food store to find half a shelf dedicated to gluten-free products (that all had a suspicious cardboard taste to them). Well folks, over the last few years we have witnessed a sea change in the gluten-free […]

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Aug 30 2015

Six Amazing Gluten-Free Dishes for Summer

The night is warm, the fireflies are lighting up the night sky, and crickets are keeping up a steady hum. It’s summer, which means the days are filled with glorious sunshine, and the nights are magical and warm. It also means it’s time to scrub the grill, put your spring recipes away and dig out […]

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May 30 2015

How to Be Gluten-Free Without Emptying Your Bank Account

We all know that gluten-free food is expensive! Really expensive. We’re not talking just a little markup. In fact, researchers compared 56 gluten-free products with their “comparable gluten-containing food items” and published their results in the Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research. What they found was that, on average, the gluten-free foods were 242% […]

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Apr 08 2015

Five Gluten-Free Salad Dressing Recipes for the Start of Spring

Spring is here, which means it is time to come out of hibernation and start getting rid of any extra holiday “padding.” It also means lots of yummy, healthy greens will soon start poking up out of the ground, offering you plenty of ingredients for delicious salad dishes. As long as you hold off on […]

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Mar 24 2015

Five Reasons Gluten-Free Eaters Should Start Their Own Gardens

Spring is almost here, which means sunshine, warmth…and maybe a little gardening? If you’ve never considered yourself to have a green thumb, it might be time to let your inner gardener bloom, especially if you have adopted a gluten-free lifestyle. Here are five important reasons why gluten-free eaters should consider gardening: You Care About Your […]

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Mar 13 2015

Twenty Gluten-Free Snacks to Bring to Your March Madness Party

Nachos, pizza, and hamburgers, oh my! Is there any place worse than a March Madness party for gluten-free eaters? Everywhere you look, from hotdog buns to pasta salad and brownies, gluten seems to be lurking. How are you going to do your awesome “my team just dunked on your team” dance if you’re too weak […]

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Feb 10 2015

The Perfect Valentine’s Day Surprise – A Gluten-Free Breakfast in Bed

Valentine’s Day is almost here, which means you have to start thinking fast so you can romance the socks off your partner (and perhaps some other articles of clothing while you’re at it). Here is a fun and simple idea that will woo your boo: Gluten-free breakfast in bed Gluten-Free Eggs Benedict Everyone loves breakfast…especially […]

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Jan 15 2015

What The Consumer Reports Investigation On Gluten Really Tells Us: The Public Is Misinformed About Gluten-Free

In November of 2014, Consumer Reports released an explosive investigation into the gluten-free diet. The investigation reached six important conclusions: Gluten-free isn’t more nutritious Gluten-free foods may contain arsenic (more on this in a separate blog post) A gluten-free diet may cause weight gain Gluten-free food is more expensive Those who self-diagnose as gluten sensitive […]

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Jan 08 2015

How Much Will Your Gluten-Free Diet Cost In 2015?

A lot of people have a lot of opinions about the gluten-free lifestyle, but one thing we can all agree on is that going gluten-free is expensive! According to a study by Catalina Marketing, the average gluten-free customer will ring up $100 at the grocery store for every $33 an average, gluten-eating consumer spends. That’s […]

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