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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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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, 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 and Dairy Free at Cafe Marly in Paris: Sans Gluten

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gluten free Paris FranceParis is one of my favorite cities in the world even as a celiac on a gluten free diet! I fell in love with Paris on my 1st visit with my high school French language class. I still remember walking down the Boulevard Saint Michel and deciding that somehow I was going to study in France during my junior year in college. Read more

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Gluten Free Russia

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Russia 2To help those of you traveling in Russia while managing gluten free diets and food allergies, I’d like to share with you some tips that successfully kept me safe during my entire 2 week vacation with friends to Russia. Read more

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Gluten Free Vancouver

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I have been thinking about how I miss the gluten free meals in Vancouver British Columbia since I was just recently contacted to be one of the guest speakers at the upcoming Gluten Free Conference. Having visited Vancouver a number of times, I have always found this city great fun to explore with a lot of gluten free eating options! Read more

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Back to School Checklist For Gluten and Food Allergy Students

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It’s that time of year again, in certain parts of the world, that students are getting ready to go back to school. I want to share some proven ideas that have helped my clients in the past ensure that gluten and allergy free students will be safe when eating at school and away from home. Read more

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US Gluten Free Labeling Standard!

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I am just thrilled that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued the U.S. Gluten-Free Labeling Regulation! This ruling officially sets the safety standard to label U.S. products gluten-free if they contain fewer than 20 parts per million of gluten. Read more

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Top Gluten & Dairy Free Snacks

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After being asked about my favorite gluten and allergy free snacks at conferences, I thought I would share my top picks with you! Hope you enjoy them too! First, since I’m 100% gluten and casein free, I like having different types of fresh fruits and vegetables with me. Read more

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Gluten Free Pastries and Crepes in Paris: Sans Gluten

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gluten free pastries at Helmut Newcake Paris FranceStrolling down the streets of Paris is always an incredible experience, the music, the restaurants and the smell of French patisseries on every corner. That’s right, I said patisseries! Read more

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Gluten Free in Stockholm Sweden: Glutenfri

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StockholmAfter traveling to Sweden on multiple occasions for business meetings and mini-holidays, the city boat trips that I enjoyed while visiting Stockholm are still some of my favorites rides in the world. Read more

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Gluten and Allergy Free Belgium: Sans Gluten et Allergenes

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BelgiumI have visited Belgium on numerous occasions for both work and pleasure and found the atmosphere charming. For those traveling to Belgium gluten free (sans gluten) and allergy free (sans allergenes), I would first recommend that you download our Belgium Travel Paks that include translations and dining suggestions in the Dutch, French and German Languages. These are available for gluten free, allergy free, dairy free and shellfish free lifestyles. Read more

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Gluten Free Amsterdam: Glutenvrij

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I have always loved Amsterdam and the Netherlands and have been there many times for both work and vacation. Also when I was living in France, one of my closest friends, Frederique, was from Amsterdam so it holds a special place in my heart. Read more

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Gluten Free Croissants in Paris and Europe: Sans Gluten

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gluten free croissants in Paris FranceWhen I was diagnosed with celiac disease and an allergy to dairy and casein over 12 years ago, my first thought was, “How am I ever going to give up croissants and petit pain au chocolat (chocolate croissants)?” Read more

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Gluten Free in Florence Italy: Senza Glutine

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I’ve been missing Italy a lot over the past few days since a friend of mine and her husband are leaving tomorrow to experience Christmas in Florence or Firenze in Italian. This brings back great memories of celebrating New Years in Florence with my closest friends from graduate school. Read more

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Gluten Free & Vegan at Erin McKenna’s Bakery in NYC, LA and Orlando

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Screen Shot 2015-04-08 at 12.15.57 PMWhile working with a client, I was fortunate to have had a corporate apartment in Midtown Manhattan for 7 months and really fell in love with the city.  So I try to make it to New York City for fun a few times a year to visit my favorite gluten free eateries, take in a few Broadway shows and enjoy the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Read more

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Gluten Free Lunch at Mena House & Pyramids in Cairo

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Gluten Free Lunch at Pyramids

When I was traveling in Cairo, I had the opportunity to stay at the Mena House Oberoi which is a beautiful hotel located 700 meters from the pyramids in Giza. We watched the sunrise and had coffee on our outdoor balcony in the morning gazing at these wonders of the ancient world. Read more

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Gluten, Dairy & Nut Free Hostess Type Goodies

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4 pack penguinosWhen my brothers and I were growing up, Hostess cupcakes, twinkies, ho hos and ding dongs were some of our special treats to eat as long as we were behaving! HA! Needless to say, after I was diagnosed with celiac disease and an allergy to casein, Hostess goodies were a thing of the past for me. Read more

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