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What is a Vegan?

Posted May 12, 2014 By Sandy

I have a confession to make:  I am not a vegan!  After nearly five years of eating a plant based diet, I have just recently found out that I am NOT a vegan. Why?  Because I don’t eat a plant-based diet due to the fact that  I am not an animal rights activist!!  In other […]

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May is Celiac Awareness Month

Posted May 5, 2014 By Sandy

Happy Celiac Awareness Month! As the Huff Post Healthy Living says …. May is Celiac Awareness Month. It’s a prime time for those with celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity (“gluten sensitivity”) to pull together and rise above the noise of the gluten-free fad diet. And while Celiac Awareness Month is an exciting time for […]

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Jules Shepard Starting New Company

Posted March 22, 2014 By Sandy

Yesterday, I received this note from Jules Shepard, formally from Jules Gluten Free:  I’ve resigned from Jules Gluten Free The SadFacts: ·      Products on the Jules Gluten Free web site, even though they still feature the recognizable Jules Gluten Free logo, have been renamed on the site “JGF,” to replace the “Jules Gluten Free” name. These products […]

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Treatments for Celiac Disease

Posted January 18, 2014 By Sandy

What would be your perimeters on embracing a treatment for Celiac disease?  Would you be willing to try anything?  Or is there a limit to what you would do as a treatment for Celiac disease. In case you had not heard, Alvine Pharmaceuticals, who is in the process of developing a possible drug for celiac […]

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More of What I Learned from the Gluten Summit

Posted January 4, 2014 By Sandy

Before the Christmas holidays, I shared some of the points I learned from Dr. Daniel Amen talk at the Gluten Summit (read the previous post) In case you did not hear about The Gluten Summit ….. 29 experts and opinion leaders gathered to prove to the world that it MUST ask, “Could health issues be […]

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Top Gluten Free Vegan Posts for 2013

Posted December 28, 2013 By Sandy

Greetings to everyone!  Hopefully, you had a wonderful holiday season. I have been ‘away’ from blogging for awhile.  Our Christmas season was SOOOOOO busy with processing and shipping orders from our gourmet food sites. With that said, I want to share a summary of the year as a Gluten Free Vegan Living foodie. So, here […]

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What I Learned from The Gluten Summit

Posted November 30, 2013 By Sandy

Did you get a chance to listen to the speakers at The Gluten Summit was held earlier this month?  Personally, I missed the audio presentation, but got a chance to view the transcripts. In case you did not hear about The Gluten Summit ….. 29 experts and opinion leaders gathered to prove to the world […]

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Thai Crunch Salad from the Happy Herbivore

Posted October 29, 2013 By Sandy

If you didn’t read my interview with Lindsay Nixon last week, she is introducing her new cookbook: Happy Herbivore Light & Lean: Over 150 Low-Calorie Recipes with Workout Plans for Looking and Feeling Great. Personally, I am really excited about her new cookbook!  I have a couple of the Happy Herbivore cookbooks in my personal library […]

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New Happy Herbivore Cookbook

Posted October 26, 2013 By Sandy

Well, Lindsay Nixon, author and creator of the Happy Herbivore is getting ready to release her fourth book:  Happy Herbivore Light & Lean: Over 150 Low-Calorie Recipes with Workout Plans for Looking and Feeling Great. According to Amazon: With easy, no-fuss recipes, the bestselling Happy Herbivore cookbooks show how easy, affordable, and delicious eating healthy […]

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Gluten Intolerance Group Meeting

Posted August 31, 2013 By Sandy

Sorry, I missed my post last week.  We were on a mini vacation with my step granddaughters in Spokane, 150 miles away.  While we were in Spokane, we took in a meeting and picnic with the Gluten Intolerance Group of Spokane.  Since we live a distance away, we don’t get to meet with these folks […]

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