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Gluten Free River Cruising in Canada

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Ocean EndeavourRecently, a fellow celiac, E’Louise Ondash, contacted me about her gluten free experience cruising the St. Lawrence River with Adventure Canada. Since this is the first year that the company, based in Toronto, offered the “Mighty St. Lawrence” itinerary, we want to share her thoughts on traveling gluten free with all of you. So, in her own words: Read more

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Gluten Free Rome, Florence and More in Italy (Senza Glutine)

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Dreaming about gluten free Italy? Want to visit for business or pleasure yet concerned about how to safely eat gluten and wheat free?

Hope you love Italian food, culture, language and the people as much as I do! Read more

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Gluten Free Fast Food and Allergy Free Too

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I receive a lot of emails asking for tips on eating safe fast food when on the road. Since the mobile app iCanEat Fast Food Gluten Free and Allergy Free has been expanded to 40 chains across the US, I decided that now would be a good time to offer my advice.

First, keep in mind that it is nearly impossible to ask questions about the ingredients and food preparation techniques used when ordering in a fast food atmosphere. Therefore, I rely on the information provided in the allergy charts and gluten free menus from the specific fast food and quick service restaurant chains. Read more

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Dairy, Soy and Gluten Free Cheesecake from Daiya

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thumb_IMG_2130_1024The other day, my team and I were honored to attend the launch party by Daiya Foods introducing their new line of gluten free, dairy free and soy free cheesecakes! I was of course thrilled since these were the best tasting cheesecakes that I’ve eaten since being diagnosed with celiac disease and an allergy to dairy and casein over 13 years ago! Read more

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Gluten Free and Allergy Free London

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iStock_000011501378XSmall LondonWant to eat gluten and allergy free in London? Well, after receiving lots of requests for recommendations on how to eat safely with food allergies in London, I’d like to share some travel tips. Read more

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Gluten Free and Vegetarian at Taste of Chicago Food Festival

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Taste of ChicagoWhen I think of summer, the first few things that come to mind is sun, fun and food! Being from Chicago, there are festivals all summer long that celebrate all three of these things. However, living gluten and dairy free makes it a little more challenging to eat at any of the outdoor food festivities. Well, not at the Taste of Chicago this year! Read more

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Gluten Free Thailand, Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan

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After receiving numerous requests about traveling gluten free to Asia, I’d like to share some suggestions that have helped fellow travelers feel safe eating gluten free, dairy free and even vegan while experiencing Asia. Read more

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Are French Fries Gluten Free?

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A couple of questions that I frequently receive while presenting at conferences are if French fries are gluten free and how to ensure that there is no cross contact with other foods that contain gluten and other allergens. Read more

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Gluten Free and Allergy Airport Food Tips

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airport tipsAt the airport and want to buy some quick gluten free and allergy friendly snacks for the flight, looking for a gluten free meal or just have time for gluten free fast food? Well, thankfully now, airports around the world are beginning to offer gluten free and allergy friendly snacks and food for travelers at food stands, quick service carry-outs and markets. Read more

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Gluten Free Travel in Spain Sin Gluten

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GF Spain 1When thinking about traveling to Spain gluten free and allergy free, I immediately smile as I fondly remember exploring the food and culture across this country numerous times. Read more

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Gluten Free Beer Around the World

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Kim Koeller North American Representative at Beer FestivalI am thrilled with the growing number of gluten free beer options that are currently available around the world. Especially considering since I had the very “tough” job of being the North American representative for the world’s first gluten-free beer festival in Chesterfield, UK a few years ago! Read more

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Gluten Free Travel in Paris and France – Sans Gluten

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gluten free paris franceDreaming about gluten free Paris, the French Riviera, Provence or anywhere else in France? Want to visit for business or pleasure yet concerned about how to safely eat gluten and wheat free? Read more

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How to Pack for Gluten Free & Food Allergy Travel

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Airline - Girl at AirportPacking for trips when traveling gluten free due to celiac disease as well as with food allergies is continually discussed when I’m guest speaking at conferences. From my perspective, maintaining a 100% gluten free and dairy free diet for over 12 years has definitely changed the way that I pack for business trips and vacation. Read more

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Gluten Free and Allergy Free Restaurants in Switzerland

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gluten free SwitzerlandI have traveled gluten free and with allergies around Switzerland many, many times and even worked in Geneva for 6 weeks. Each time I am fascinated with the scenery, views and people. I would like to share some recommendations with you to help make your gluten free and food allergy travels easier when enjoying this beautiful country including language travel cards, food products, restaurants and hotels. Read more

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Top 10 Picks from Chicago Gluten and Allergy Free Expo

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GFAF ExpoI love to discover delicious tasting gluten free and allergy friendly foods at the various expos where I’ve been a guest speaker throughout the US and around the world. I also think it’s great to see the surprised look on the faces of my family and friends when they taste these products and then find out that they are not made with gluten, dairy, soy and other allergens! Read more

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Gluten Free Puerto Rico

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After hearing about Kayla K ’s recent gluten free travel to Puerto Rico, I asked her to be a guest writer for our Gluten Free Blog and share her gluten free finds and adventures in and around San Juan. Read more

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Top 10 Tips for Safe Gluten Free and Allergy Free Travel

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Travel (3)On a global basis, it is estimated that 300-plus million individuals worldwide are now managing special dietary needs. According to global market research sponsored by GlutenFree Passport, over 85% of gluten free and allergy free individuals have two primary concerns when traveling: Read more

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Gluten Free, Vegan & Allergy Free at Chipotle

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When I’m guest speaking at industry conferences, I often get asked the question, “What is your favorite US fast food chain for gluten and allergy free meals?”

My answer is Chipotle for a number of reasons from an allergen perspective: Read more

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Gluten Free Baguettes in Paris France: Sans Gluten

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gluten free baguettes in Paris FranceWhen I was diagnosed with celiac / coeliac and food allergies including dairy and casein, my first thought was truly, “What about French baguettes and croissants in Paris? How can I possibly live without some of my favorite foods?” Read more

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Easter Candy Free from Gluten, Dairy, Peanuts, Nuts and Soy

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Alot of people ask me for great tasting gluten and allergy free candy suggestions all year long but especially when it is time for the Easter bunny to arrive! Kids love to see their Easter baskets filled with sweets but it is important that these items are both delicious and safe for them to eat as well. Read more

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