Blog Archives for tag Arizona

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 »

Gluten Free in Phoenix Arizona

Where to Eat Gluten-Free in Phoenix, AZ

Do you have plans to visit Phoenix soon? I’ve lived here my entire life, although I’ve only been celiac for about a quarter of that! I’ve learned how to navigate the gluten-free Phoenix, AZ scene. I get this question all the time, so here’s one blog post that recaps where to eat GLUTEN FREE in… Continue reading »

Phoenix GFAF Expo

Come See Me at the Phoenix GFAFExpo THIS WEEKEND

Come see me at the Phoenix GFAF Expo as I sell my book (“Celiac and the Beast”) and have t-shirts and tank tops to purchase! DETAILS ABOUT THE PHOENIX GFAF EXPO! WEBSITE: http://gfafexpo.com/locations/phoenix-az-2016/ DATE: November 12 & 13, 2016 TIME: 10:00-4:00 pm LOCATION: Renaissance Glendale Hotel & Spa 9495 W. Coyotes Boulevard Glendale, Arizona 85305… Continue reading »

Fox Restaurant Concepts True Foods Kitchen Phoenix

Fox Restaurant Concepts Gluten-Free at True Foods Kitchen, Zinburger and More

Many people ask me about where to eat in Arizona. Besides our dedicated restaurants/bakeries, a great option is looking into a Fox Restaurant Concepts restaurant near you. Fox restaurant concepts is  a mecca for gluten free dining with their multiple fresh food concepts and trained servers and chefs. My favorite is True Foods kitchen which… Continue reading »

Gluten Free Dinner at Jewel's Bakery & Cafe in Phoenix, AZ. Photos by Celiac and the Beast

Gluten Free Dinner at Jewel’s Bakery & Cafe in Phoenix, AZ

Jewel’s Bakery & Cafe is an amazing asset to the Phoenix, AZ gluten-free community. We’ve featured them before on CeliacandtheBeast.com and they’re all over our Instagram. I had the pleasure to attend not one, but two, pre-launch events at Jewel’s for their new dinner menu. Each night was awesome, so I totally had no problem going to… Continue reading »

Natural Grocers in Scottsdale Arizona

Natural Grocers Launches in Scottsdale Arizona

Natural Grocers Launches in Scottsdale Arizona Thanks to an excellent PR firm, I had a chance to tour the NEW Natural Grocers in Scottsdale Arizona (Thunderbird & Scottsdale rd.) this past week. The Grand Opening was August 11th, just a few days before the 60th anniversary of the first Natural Grocers store on August 13th all… Continue reading »

Changing Hands #CATBbook Tour Stop

Phoenix Celiac and the Beast Book Tour Stop: Changing Hands 4/11

Come see me at Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe, AZ on Friday April 11th! Not only will you hang out with me during my Phoenix hometown stop of my #CATBbook tour, but you’ll also help me celebrate my 31st birthday! And Jewel’s Bakery and Cafe might be bringing in some special treats to help us… Continue reading »

Sedona at L'Auberge de Sedona

Vacation Review: Sedona, L’Auberge De Sedona

Last weekend I went to Sedona, Arizona to celebrate Non-GFBF’s birthday. I love Sedona, but I was especially looking forward to staying at L’Auberge de Sedona – one of the beautiful high-end resorts in the city. I saved up for this and was so excited to treat him to a great birthday scenic view and… Continue reading »

Breakfast sandwich!

Restaurant Review: Gourmet Girls Gluten Free Bakery – Tucson, AZ

People in Tucson, AZ are lucky. You should know I graduated Arizona State University, so it’s hard for me to say that. But, Tucson has Gourmet Girls Gluten Free Bakery. Everything in the restaurant is gluten-free, pretty awesome, right? Not only is everything gluten-free, but you can tell that it’s cooked with love and passion,… Continue reading »