Blog Archives for category Health and Beauty

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 »

Red Apple Lipstick x Celiac and the Beast

Match Your Red Apple Lipstick to Your Ugly Holiday Sweater

Do you love Ugly Holiday Sweaters (also known as Ugly Christmas Sweaters) and/or just dressing like a crazy person around the holidays? I am definitely one of those. And yet, every year, I get just as many compliments on my makeup as I do on my sweater. Why? Because Red Apple Lipstick lipsticks and lipglosses… Continue reading »

Red Apple Lipstick Holiday Party

#CATBHoliday Red Apple Lipstick Twitter Party Tuesday 11/28

Don’t miss the first Twitter Party in our #CATBHoliday series with Red Apple Lipstick! RSVP using the Rafflecopter Widget BELOW! a Rafflecopter giveaway This party is sponsored by Red Apple Lipstick, a long time supporter of Celiac and the Beast.

Gluten-Free Gift Guide 2017

Celiac and the Beast Holiday Gluten-Free Gift Guide 2017

My Holiday Gluten-Free Gift Guide 2017 is NOW LIVE! This is my most popular item ALL YEAR LONG because it’s filled with amazing gluten-free gifts that every celiac wants – like certified gluten-free pies, household gadgets we can’t live without, and everything we want on our Christmas list to Santa! Take a look and share!… Continue reading »

Black Friday Gluten-Free Deals with Celiac and the Beast

Gluten Free Black Friday Deals 2017

Interested in Gluten Free Black Friday Deals? I’ve got some good ones! DISCLAIMER: AFFILIATE LINKS BELOW 100% PURE ALLERGY SUPERHEROES  Black Friday is now TEAL Friday with Allergy Superheroes! Choose your deal! Use the code: TEALFRI20 gets you 20% off everything in the store! Use the code: TEALFRISHIP gets free shipping on orders over $20. Use… Continue reading »

Gluten Detective Stool Test

Did I Eat Gluten? Gluten Detective At Home Gluten Detection Test

As you might know, I’ve been teasing something awesome coming out for the gluten-free community. The embargo is lifted, the product is launched, and I’m ready to introduce you to my partner, Gluten Detective.I had a chance to try Gluten Detective months ago, before they changed their name (that’s why my images from the big… Continue reading »

Does a positive celiac gene test mean I have celiac disease- What do the 23andMe.com celiac gene test results mean-

What If My Celiac Gene Test Is Positive?

With the addition of the celiac gene test added to 23andMe.com health report, I have a feeling that everyone will be talking a lot more about the celiac gene test. You can find the celiac gene test under the “Genetic Health Risk Reports” section of your reports section of 23andMe. I purchased 23andMe because I was… Continue reading »

KC5K Step Beyond Celiac

Step Beyond Celiac KC 5K 2017

I was invited to attend the Step Beyond Celiac inaugural walk/run in Kansas City, KS this past weekend. I was honored to be a speaker and attend the event and help raise money for Beyond Celiac ‘s Go Beyond Celiac and celiac disease research. The Celiac and the Beast team raised $500! A HUGE EPIC THANK YOU… Continue reading »

Molly's Suds

Fight Stains and Boring Housewarming Gifts with Molly’s Suds

I’m pretty lucky to be a paid partner with one of my favorite brands, Molly’s Suds, for this giveaway – along a great way to nail your next housewarming party or baby shower gift! Thank you to Molly’s Suds for sponsoring this campaign and for being my go-to laundry detergent! Molly’s Suds is a brand I’ve… Continue reading »

why you need a celiac diagnosis

Why Do I Need a Celiac Diagnosis?

I always get the question “why do I need a celiac diagnosis?” This is usually because people think because non-celiac gluten sensitivity (now called non-celiac wheat sensitivity) and a celiac both eat the same diet, that they are the same condition. Why bother with all the tests if you eat the same anyways? Because celiac… Continue reading »