Have you heard the news?!

Yes! The FDA ruling on the term gluten-free has been published!  This is such great news!  This Celiac is super happy about it because recently I have run into a lot of mislabeled goods.   This is huge! TODAY After an early walk, I tried to get my little one to the story time at the …

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Simple snacks

      Howdy!  Today was another absolutely beautiful day in the Hudson Valley!  I woke up early and took my little guy for a long walk before breakfast.  We had a rather low-key day trying to reorient nap-times after our mini-vacation messed that up a bit. While my little one was napping did a …

GF make-up list

GF Make-up I have always loved make-up shopping.  Guilty pleasure!  So this is what I have in my gluten free make-up bag  (I'm limiting this to sun lotion, foundation, powder, lips, and hair products) ... I have really trimmed on make-up clutter: 1.Sun tan lotion - Neutrogena dry touch sunscreen 2. Foundation - Physician's Formula …

Drama-rama

  Last night I came home late from a local Celiac Support Group meeting.  There was a speaker on Celiac issues and lots of take-home literature and samples...it's a branch of the Celiac Disease Foundation.    I tried some great samples and met some awesome folks.   OK.  then today...  Well, we had a day full …

Flares and fun

    If you've ever had an autoimmune disease, then you might be familiar with what happens after any events that might cause stress: you can have a flare!  I really tried to have this weekend be a low-key affair..but I may need to take more action to reduce stress in the future. I woke …

Birthday Barbecue

Hi there!  Here we are again and phew, so glad to get a chance to blog! We had family visiting this weekend and it was hectic but SO good!  We are very blessed to have such caring and helpful parents that help out so much when we need it.  For example, after being diagnosed with …

Cookbook cleanse

Today started off with a four course breakfast!! I had Fage 0% plain yogurt with blueberries while I got my egg/bacon/cheese and coffee ready! Today was a quieter day as I got ready for a busy week and weekend ahead.  We have my son's first birthday party this weekend and my husband's 40th next week!!  …

Gluten Free Dinner Out!

Breakfast today was a rushed affair so I could get to the pool for my distance swim. In this protein shake: Nutribiotic rice protein powder almond milk yogurt blue, black, and strawberries agave nectar banana It gave me just the right amount of energy to do my 2000 yard swim! Lunch was leftover honey-mustard chicken …