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Bakeries, Books, Dessert, Gluten-free recipes, Oregon, Recipes

GF Cupcakes Win On Food Network!

6 Comments 18 December 2013

Did you know that gluten-free cupcakes and gluten-free goodies have recently won 3x on the Food Network show Cupcake Wars?!! I had the honor of interviewing my new hero and Le Cordon Bleupastry chef, Krya Bussanich, about her gluten-free Cupcake War wins. (see video above) It’s interesting what secrets to success are weaved into this […]

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Dessert, Gluten-Free Recipes, Miscellaneous, Recipes, Travel

Gluten-Free Safari

6 Comments 09 October 2013

Below is a scrumptious looking brownie recipe from Chef van Niekerk at Kilindi. The Kilindi property is part of the Elewana Collection, and our safari trip will end here with three full days lounging around the beach and/or luxurious grounds, with a side trip option to visit exotic spice markets. Thought you might enjoy seeing […]

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Miscellaneous, Travel, Uncategorized

GF Luxury Safari In Tanzania

14 Comments 02 October 2013

Photos courtesy of Liz Longacre Only 10 spots are available for this once-in-a-lifetime gluten-free luxury safari in March 2014.* Click here for the GF Luxury Safari in Tanzania full itinerary. HOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT NOW Email this form to me to start the process. ( Liz, our travel agent, will follow up with you […]

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Celiac Chicks On Instagram

1 Comment 23 September 2013

Hi! Just wanted to tell you that I’m on Instagram now as CeliacChicks. I’ve been sharing some fun photos from the International Celiac Disease Symposium (ICDS) in Chicago. You can search for more ICDS info using the hashtag #ICDS2013. Same for Twitter. And isn’t this bamboo case Snugg sent me neato?  Thank you, Snugg!

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Zojirushi Bread Machine Winner!

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Zojirushi Bread Machine Winner!

1 Comment 10 September 2013

I really wish I could give everyone of you guys one of these!!! Thank you for all of your sweet comments…some clever ones too! [drum roll] And the random winner of the Zojirushi Virtuoso Bread Machine with gluten-free setting is…….. #38 Kevin “I’ve derived a lot of enjoyment from this site, particularly after my diagnosis […]

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Win 2 Nights In France

5 Comments 09 September 2013

Welcome to Le Studio! Behind this rustic door a gluten-free francophile’s dream awaits you. Located in southwestern France, the owner prefers to call Le Studio a “catered apartment”. Equipped with a pristine kitchen, you will be welcome to prepare your own meals, or you can arrange for the owner to cook for you. And considering […]

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Food, Giveaways, Products

Win A Zojirushi Bread Machine

186 Comments 03 September 2013

***This contest is over*** Happy Anniversary, Baby!!!! It’s been 10 years now since I started blogging about all things gluten-free, and I think we should celebrate in a big way! To start things off Zojirushi has generously offered to give away a Home Bakery Virtuoso Breadmaker!!!! How fun is that?!! Zojirushi’s Home Bakery Virtuoso® Breadmaker […]

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Gluten-Free Allergy Expo In NJ

Events, Food Allergies, Uncategorized

Gluten-Free Allergy Expo In NJ

3 Comments 28 August 2013

Just a reminder about the mammoth Gluten & Allergen Free Expo coming up in just over a week!! This expo is touring the United States and this is the first time it is being held on the East Coast in New Jersey. [Whoop Whoop!] SECAUCUS, NJ September 7-8 COME TO MY CLASS: Easy Corn-Free […]

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Celiac in the News, Miscellaneous

FDA Finally Defines “Gluten-Free”!!!

6 Comments 02 August 2013

WHOOOOO HOOOO!!! Finally the FDA has defined “gluten-free” for food labeling! And what a cowinkidink!!!  Today is the 9th anniversary of the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act (FALCPA), which has worked extensively with the FDA in order to make this happen. Here is the official press release on the FDA’s website: Here […]

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Why Attend The International Celiac Disease Symposium 2013

2 Comments 01 August 2013

There’s still time to buy your ticket for the International Celiac Disease Symposium [ICDS] in Chicago on 9/22-9/25 2013. These only take place every other year, and they usually are in Europe. In 2013 the ICDS will be in the United States. What’s the difference between a gluten-free expo and the ICDS? The ICDS is […]

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Kelly Courson


Thanks for stopping by! I'm Kelly Courson and this is where I've shared my gluten-free finds since 2003. The world has been my gluten-free oyster for 14 years now and I love sharing what I've learned in order to help others adapt to a gluten-free diet. Have a look around and feel free to leave a comment. Connecting with people like you is what has kept me going this long! Seriously.

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