Posts Tagged ‘autoimmune’

Meet The Cheeky Celiac’s New Teen Chef

When I was diagnosed with celiac disease in 2008, I had no idea how deeply it would affect my entire world.  Not only did the diagnosis change my life, it also changed the lives of the whole family.  Once the words gluten free entered my daily vocabulary and I realized my doctor knew as little […]

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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 […]

Have you met Gluten Free Mama?

During the month of May, we will be doing our first giveaway from Gluten Free Mama to celebrate celiac disease awareness. More details to come. In the meantime, read her story below. My name is Rachel Carlyle Edington, also known as the “Gluten Free Mama.”  I’m the owner of “Gluten Free Mama Kitchen, LLC” where […]

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 […]

February’s Gluten and Allergen Free Expo to be held Arizona

  Have you heard about the incredible Gluten and Allergen Free Expo?  This fabulous event is heading to the Phoenix, Arizona area February 22 and February 23, 2014.  We couldn’t be more excited to have the opportunity to attend as “Official Bloggers” without flying to a different time zone.  During previous years we’ve traveled to Dallas and […]

Food Allergy Bloggers Conference 2013 #FABlogCon

  There are simply not enough words to express the immense gratitude we feel towards Jenny Sprague and Homa Woodrum for planning and executing the phenomenal Food Allergy Bloggers Conference.  I came across a quote by Melody Beattie that sums it up better than I ever could as these ladies not only united food allergy […]

Las Vegas FARE Walk and Food Allergy Blogger Conference

In just a few days, we will be heading to Vegas for two fabulous events.  First, we’ll be participating in the Las Vegas FARE Walk .  My children are pretty excited to check out more than 50 allergen friendly vendors, face painters and plethora of kids activities. They are also pretty amped about eating safe food […]

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 […]

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