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See It Before You Squeeze It with Tree Top Apple Sauce

This post is sponsored by Tree Top. I met Tree Top apple sauce several years ago in Irvine, where they took me on a farm tour. It was so much fun (even though I realized I wasn’t much of a farm girl, but I did look super cute in a sun hat). Ugly in a… Continue reading »

Easy Vegan Gluten Free Broccoli Alfredo with Daiya Cheezy Mac and Follow Your Heart Shredded Parm

Easy Gluten-Free Vegan Broccoli Alfredo Pasta

I love to eat mac and cheese. However, since I’m celiac (meaning gluten-free for life) and dairy-free (hopefully not for life – one day I hope to eat dairy-full pizza again, if my intestines ever things I deserve it). But for right now, it’s vegan cheese for me. But, if you’ve ever had dairy-free cheese,… Continue reading »

Eating Disorders Awareness Week

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2018

Eating disorders can affect anyone, anywhere. Let’s get real about who struggles and bust harmful myths together! Join me and NEDA for National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (#NEDAwareness) from February 26-March 4 this year. Learn how to get involved as an individual or become a partner organization at   Please allow me to stray from… Continue reading »

My Gluten Free World Expo

My Gluten Free World Expo 2018

UTAH! Are you ready to party? I am! I can’t wait to go back to one of my favorite places in the USA – Salt Lake City! It’s not that far away from Orem, where the My Gluten-Free World Expo is headed to this March! TO FIND OUT MORE INFORMATION: Come see me in… Continue reading »

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 »

Zumba at OptumCare® Community Center

OptumCare Community Center: I Survived “Senior” Zumba

As someone who hasn’t always had mobility, especially mobility that someone my age typically has, I really love any activity program that keeps people mobile. This is especially important as people age – as mobility generally decreases. For someone like me, who already has limited mobility due to my hypermobility syndrome, it’s so important to… 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!

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 »