Blog Archives for category Food and Beverage

ShiftCon 2018 Beauty Counter

ShiftCon 2018: Best of the Expo

ShiftCon is always one of my favorite conferences of the year. While I am a science-based blogger, I am passionate about fighting for labeling in products, natural bath and beauty products, disclosure in supplements, regenerative agriculture, and green cleaning products, and fragrance free living. All of these things are part of ShiftCon. It’s not just… Continue reading »

WFFS 2018 Best Gluten-Free Finds

Best Of Winter Fancy Foods Show 2018

I love the Winter Fancy Foods show because it kicks off the entire year of trade shows for food. As a blogger and an editor, I thrive – nay, I live off of the trade show floor. My life for the entire next year is all about what launches on the show floor. New products,… Continue reading »

Gluten-Free Valentine's Day Gift Guide 2018

Gluten-Free Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2018

Visit the Celiac and the Beast Gluten-Free Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2018!

Dear Marketing Stop Being Dicks to Gluten Free People

Hey Party City, I’m Not Gross

God. I hate writing these blog posts. I’m in San Francisco right now and I’m sick. Not metaphorically sick of the fact that brands keep making fun of us, but like literally sick. Like blowing my nose into Boogie Wipes that are made for snotty sick kids, stuffing my face with Sudafed. But I’m here… Continue reading »

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 »

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 »

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 »