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McKendra is a healthy, intelligent girl. Photo from 2014

McKendra’s Story – Celiac disease diagnosis may have been life saving

After my unexpected celiac diagnosis, I was lost.  It had taken me seemingly forever to find a doctor with any knowledge of celiac disease but he lacked the ability to help me maintain a gluten free lifestyle.  So I did what came naturally to me, I located the closest gluten free support group and jumped in […]

Recap of the Phoenix Gluten and Allergy Free Expo

Imagine our excitement when we learned that the giant GFAF Expo was coming to the Phoenix, Arizona area.  I was honored to be able to attend the event as an official blogger.  It was quite refreshing to be able to attend a huge gluten free event within driving distance from Tucson with the knowledge that […]

Omission Beer now certified gluten free by the Celiac Sprue Association

While attending the Food Allergy Bloggers Conference in Las Vegas a few weeks ago, I was informed by the Omission Beer representative that their products had become certified gluten free by the Celiac Sprue Association (CSA).  This news is sure to intrigue beer drinkers who reluctantly surrendered their favorite beer when diagnosed with celiac disease or […]

Eat Write Retreat! “Timing is Everything”

Ever since I was diagnosed with celiac disease in 2008, I have been on a non-stop journey to learn as much as possible about living gluten free.  After reading massive quantities of books and surfing tons of websites, I found that I could learn more about my required gluten free lifestyle by attending any gluten […]

BlogHer Food 2013 – Austin, TX

Bl0gHer Food 2013 I am about to burst with anticipation!  In just a few days my daughter and I will be attending our very first BlogHer conference in Austin, TX.  While I have gone to many gluten free and/or allergen free expos, this is my first attempt at a large, food based social event since being […]

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CDF Conference and Expo Recap Part 2

The second day of the CDF Conference & Expo featured CDF’s stand alone gluten-free product expo.  As expected, it was phenomenal. There were gluten-free foods galore and tons of people needing to eat gluten-free in order to stay healthy.  Guess what?  They were all happy to be there. Since I was there as an official […]

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CDF Conference and Expo Recap Part 1

Allow me to begin by saying what an honor it was to be chosen as an official blogger for the 2013 CDF Expo and Conference in Pasadena, California.  I was among vivacious people who all shared a common interest that bonded us together.  That interest was to raise celiac awareness.  No better time to do […]

CDF EXPO

CDF Conference and Expo We’ve found an awesome way to begin celebrating Celiac Disease Awareness Month.  We’ll be attending the Celiac Disease Foundation’s National Education Conference & Expo on May 4th and 5th in Pasadena, CA. I am so thrilled to be chosen as an “official blogger” for this event that I am actually speechless.  […]

Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen offers gluten free food options

Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen in Downtown Disney While we were on summer vacation in the Disneyland area, we wanted to treat the family to a special dinner that they would not forget.  Although Disneyland itself offers many accommodations for gluten-free (GF) dining, we wanted to do something a little more upscale.  After all, my mother […]

Medieval Times in Buena Park CA

Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament has several locations throughout the United States.  Since we were heading to Disneyland for summer vacation we decided to check out the castle in Buena Park which is very close to where we were staying in Anaheim. Before making our plans to attend the dinner show, we emailed and called to verify […]

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