23 Sep 2014
differences between gluten related disorders

When you talk about what celiac disease is, you often have to talk about what the disease is not. While ‘celiac disease’, ‘gluten allergy’, and ‘gluten sensitivity’ or ‘intolerance’ are often lumped together in the media, they are three different gluten related disorders. While these medical issues frequently share similar outward symptoms, the causes of […]

09 Sep 2014
tips for college students with celiac disease

College can make parents a nervous wreck. It’s terrifying sending your baby out into an unknown environment to transition into living on their own. They’re done relying on you for food, shelter, and transportation. Unfortunately they’re also done relying on others to take care of their health. This transition from being driven to doctors appointments […]

04 Aug 2014
questions about gluten free eating

We’ve all heard them before, for some reason, people have a hard time understanding how a gluten-free person lives. While it’s not your job to act as a representative for celiacs everywhere, you might want to be ready with answers to the following questions. “So what can you eat?” I’m a pretty patient person, but […]

16 Jun 2014
gluten free kitchen

Note: For this resource, we are assuming that you have chosen to make your household 100% gluten-free. Scroll to the bottom of this post for posts on creating a safe household while living with gluten eaters. If you hate cleaning normally, you’re going to loathe the deep cleaning required to rid your kitchen of gluten. […]

05 May 2014

The first time you go shopping after starting a strict gluten-free diet can be a little terrifying. Turning over your favorite packaged foods becomes an exercise in confusion and  disappointment. ‘Not made with gluten ingredients’? ‘Made in a facility that also processes wheat’? What does it all mean? Reading food labels is an important part […]

24 Apr 2014
gluten free celebrities

We are a culture obsessed with celebrities. Between social media platforms and shelves packed with glossy magazines, we’re inundated with images of singers, actors, and heiresses whether we want to be or not. Worshipping this parade of people that are both richer and more beautiful than seemingly physically possible (thanks, Photoshop!) can be a big […]

03 Mar 2014

Is celiac disease getting you down? I hear you. Even the happiest, healthiest, got-her-life-togetherest celiac has a difficult day (or week, or month) here and there. And while those times when you’re feeling most down in the dumps are some of the hardest times to maintain perspective (especially if you’ve been glutened), I’d like to […]