10 Gluten Free Playdough Recipes from knowgluten.me

10 Gluten Free Play Dough Recipes

You can’t buy Play Doh if you can’t eat gluten. It’s made with wheat. And worse, it’s sticky. It gets gluten all over the play surface, all over the children playing, all over everything they touch for hours after. It’s under their fingernails and stuck in cracks in the table. Total nightmare. Continue reading

40th Birthday Reflections – The Gluten Free Fad

Today is my 40th Birthday.

Yay! I honestly never imagined myself so old! It’s also a decade since I started this gluten free journey. So I’m taking this opportunity to reflect. This doesn’t happen very often, (I mean public reflection, I reflect, I’m not just a pretty face ya know. 😉 I usually keep my deepest thoughts to myself), either on this blog or in real life, so if you’re new here, you get a rare peek into the emotions that fuel this blog. If you’re an old friend, I invite you to hang out for a bit. I know that you share my passion for awareness and advocacy, so I may just be echoing your own thoughts here. Continue reading

Top 10 Reasons to eat at a Dedicated Gluten Free Restaurant from knowgluten.me

Top 10 Reasons to Eat at a Dedicated Gluten Free Restaurant

Today is Celiac Awareness Day and I’m sharing something especially close to my heart, the sheer joy of eating at a dedicated gluten free restaurant.  Continue reading

Gluten Free Meal Planning Resources That Are Absolutely Free! - knowgluten.me

Gluten Free Meal Planning Resources That Are Absolutely Free

When you first go gluten free, it can be a struggle to just figure out what to eat. At the end of a busy day, making dinner can seem almost impossible. No more throwing a frozen lasagna into the oven or whipping up some hamburger helper. Even if you regularly made a fancy dinner from scratch, it can be a challenge to find new recipes. Thankfully there are some amazing resources out there to help you plan your gluten free meals, and they’re all absolutely free!

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The Gluten Free School Lunch Challenge, Gluten free Bread

Gluten Free School Lunch Challenge – Gluten Free Bread

At one time, gluten free bread was only edible toasted and then loaded down with things that might kill the taste. Continue reading
The Gluten Free School Lunch Challenge Chocolate Chip Cookies Blue

Gluten Free School Lunch Challenge – Chocolate Chip Cookies

Over the next few weeks, kids in most of the northern hemisphere will be ending their summer breaks and heading back to school. For some, especially those with food restrictions, this means packing a lunch. The Know Gluten Kid’s Panel set out to determine which products are worth packing. This week they tested Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies. Continue reading
your favorite gluten free bloggers share tips for dining out safely on knowgluten.me

Your Favorite Gluten Free Bloggers Share – Tips for Dining Out Safely

Dining out while gluten free can be very stressful. At least it’s stressful for me. Scouring the internet for gluten-friendly restaurants, grilling the waitress when ordering, inspecting the plate for any signs of crumbs or stray noodles (it’s happened!) and still getting sick from something that happened in the kitchen that I had no control over. Stressful.
Is it stressful for you? Thankfully, there are quite a few of us traveling on this gluten free road and the load gets a little lighter when we can share information. Here are some of my tips and some tips and posts from other gluten free friends that you’ll find helpful when eating out. Continue reading
Gluten Free is now 20ppm, What the new FDA ruling means for you - from knowgluten.me

Twenty Parts Per Million – What the FDA Gluten Free Ruling Means for You

The new FDA ruling is out. A product can be labeled gluten free if it contains fewer than twenty parts per million gluten.
What does this mean for someone with Celiac Disease or Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity?
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Is Corn Gluten Gluten-Free? knowgluten.me

Is Corn Gluten Gluten-Free?

This may seem obvious to some, but lately I’ve had a few comments on social media posts that have prompted me to explain this.
Let me answer a few questions that I’ve been asked. Continue reading
How to Safely Bake for a Gluten Free Friend - gluten free tips from knowgluten.me

How to Safely Bake for a Gluten Free Friend

Occasionally, I get asked for gluten free advice from someone who isn’t gluten free, but really loves someone who is and would really like to cook for them. I never actually get “Dear Abby” type letters (though I’m not opposed to getting them if you have any questions. My about page has all my contact details) so the following letter is a fun, semi fictional compilation of real live questions from advice seeking friends. Continue reading