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Jersey Mike's Goes Gluten Free with Udi's

Jersey Mike’s Gluten Free Sub with Udi’s Bread

Over the past few years, several major nationwide fast casual chains have introduced gluten-free items. Subway was testing gluten-free sub bread in the pacific northwest. I still haven’t seen it. Papa John’s introduced an ancient grains gluten-free pizza that isn’t even celiac safe. So when I heard that Jersey Mike’s was launching gluten-free subs nationwide,… Continue reading »

Bacon Fat Sugar Cookies

Chocolate Frosted Bacon Fat Sugar Cookies

Every year, my gluten-free friend gfJules hosts the Gluten-Free Cookie Swap. This is an open recipe contest – where anyone can post their favorite gluten-free cookie recipe online. It doesn’t matter what kind of cookie it is, or what it’s made of. It just has to be made from a certified gluten-free flour! Of course, it’d… Continue reading »

Drag Queen Bingo at La Gattara Cat Cafe

Drag Queen Bingo at La Gattara Cat Cafe

Drag Queen Bingo at the La Gattara Cat Cafe is pretty much exactly what it sounds like – bingo, played with cats at a cat cafe, with drag queens. Now, there’s no show – just a lively game of bingo where you can bring you own food and drinks (as long as they don’t interfere… Continue reading »

Enjoy Life Foods Banana Rum Brownies

Enjoy Life Foods Gluten Free Banana Rum Brownies

While you probably know by now that I am not a killer baker, I do love experimenting with recipes, especially from my favorite brands like Enjoy Life Foods – the sponsor of this post. This recipe is from Enjoy Life Foods’ Spiced Banana Rum Blondie. The recipe is credited to Laurie Sadowski, who I think… Continue reading »

Schar Table Crackers making Christmas Crack

Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Christmas Crack

As a kid, I had never heard of Christmas Crack. In fact, I’d never tasted anything like this recipe before. I’ve never melted butter and brown sugar before in a sauce pan and tasted the liquid gold that’s produced from combining this sugar and fat together. It’s dangerous. Dangerously good. Yes, I understand that Christmas… Continue reading »

Canyon Bakehouse Stay-Fresh Packaging

Canyon Bakehouse Stay-Fresh Packaging

I’m pretty excited about Canyon Bakehouse‘s brand new innovation, their STAY-FRESH packaging! Their bread and bagels will stay fresh in this packaging 90 days from when it was packaged in their bakery! And I have a chance to try it out, since I received it at least 30 days ago – and have not put… Continue reading »

#NimaTested #NimaApproved Holiday Treats

Nima Sensor Test Gluten-Free Holiday Treats #CATBHoliday

This holiday season, I rely a lot on my Nima, the gluten-free sensor. I purchased my Nima and all the capsules, but I’m also an affiliate of Nima and they are a paid sponsor of Celiac and the Beast. I used the Nima during my neighborhood Ugly Sweater Party and tested some of the holiday… Continue reading »

Celiac Screening + Celiac Biopsy Follow Up with New Hope Network

What is a LOW FODMAP Diet?

What is the Low FODMAP diet? Do I need to be on it if I don’t feel sick? What is the Low FODMAP diet for? If you’re wondering any of this – which I was, just a few months ago – this is the blog post for you. I can’t thank Delicious Living enough for… Continue reading »

Powell & Mahoney Craft Cocktail Mixes

Powell & Mahoney Blood Orange Ginger Beer Orange Dark & Stormy Cocktail

Today’s post is sponsored by Powell & Mahoney and their craft cocktail mixers, in partnership with Mambo Sprouts. I was so excited to try new mixers, as I love trying new cocktails – especially easy ones I can make at home! We are big fans of Dark & Stormy cocktails, so I wanted to share… Continue reading »

OptumCare Arizona

OptumCare Arizona: A Peek Into Caring Phoenix Health Care

Having a life-long autoimmune disease, I am very familiar with doctors. And clinics. And hospitals. And doctors. And health insurance. And working with PAs and MAs and any other abbreviations you can think of. I’ve seen plenty of different doctors, in different health care providers, in different offices, across the state. In fact, I’ve even… Continue reading »