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marylandceliac

On my blog, the Gluten Free Optimist, you will find gluten-free news, reviews, praise, and humor. I am a freelance writer and wrote articles published in Gluten-Free Living magazine. I am also the DC Gluten Free Examiner and have been gluten-free since January 2007.
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Pre-Order 2011 Gluten-Free Books by marylandceliac Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Many gluten-free books will be released in 2011 and several are already available for pre-order on Amazon with a price guarantee. From gluten-free cookbooks about cupcakes t ... Read on »
Gluten-Free Cake Mix Doctor on QVC by marylandceliac Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Last night, Anne Byrn was on QVC showing many desserts from her brand new cookbook, The Cake Mix Doctor Bakes Gluten-Free . You can watch the entire video on the QVC websit ... Read on »
Review: Sensible Foods Crunch Dried Snacks by marylandceliac Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Sensible Foods crunch dried fruit and vegetable snacks are gluten-free, fat-free, and 100% natural. The company sent me their 14 bag combination box for free to review. The ... Read on »
Video: Kids Making Gluten-Free Granola Bars by marylandceliac Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease I stumbled across the cutest video of two kids making gluten-free granola bars. The video is from the My Kids Make blog . The recipe looks very easy and delicious.  If y ... Read on »
Frozen Gluten-Free Onion Rings by marylandceliac Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease I just read on the Gluten-Free Philly blog that Ian's is launching gluten-free onion rings, and they will be available at Whole Foods, starting in January! They are also fre ... Read on »
Important Update: Are Blistex Products Gluten-Free? by marylandceliac Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease In February 2010, I posted an email I received from Blistex stating that all of their products are gluten-free. Today, I almost purchased the new Blistex Five Star Lip Prote ... Read on »
Video: Dr. Fasano Receives $45 Million by marylandceliac Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease The University of Maryland Center for Celiac Research received an astonishing $45 million donation to create a special institute!  The detailed EurekAlert provided informa ... Read on »
My 200th Blog Post: Looking Back, New Favorite Foods, and an Important Jennie-O Alert by marylandceliac Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease I can’t believe this is my 200th blog post, and it has been almost 2 years since I started blogging in December 2008! It is amazing how much has changed in the gluten-free w ... Read on »
Video from Lifetime: Celiac Disease on The Balancing Act by marylandceliac Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease If you missed the celiac disease segment on The Balancing Act yesterday on Lifetime Television, watch this great video. It is almost five minutes long and packed full of go ... Read on »
Watch the Celiac Disease Foundation on Lifetime Television by marylandceliac Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease On Monday, October 25 at 7 am ET/PT (6 am CT/MT), watch The Balancing Act on Lifetime. The show will feature Phyllis Kessler, President of the Celiac Disease Foundation So ... Read on »
Top 10 Gluten-Free Blogs for News by marylandceliac Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease There is so much gluten-free and celiac disease news each week that it is hard for any one blogger to keep up with it all. While I hope you will continue to rely on the Glut ... Read on »
View the Transcript for the Celiac Episode to Air on Second Opinion by marylandceliac Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Recently, I blogged about the Celiac Disease Episode to Air on Public Television on October 15 or 16.  The transcript can now be viewed online. This great episode includes ... Read on »
A Great Katz Gluten-Free Coupon by marylandceliac Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Visit  healthesavers.com to print this great Katz coupon .  The coupon expires on December 30, 2010, and you save $2 on any one item! Check the box next to the coupon, enter ... Read on »
Celiac Disease Symptoms and Treatment: An Excellent Video by marylandceliac Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Watch this excellent video of Dr. Daniel Leffler, Director of Clinical Research at the Celiac Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Melinda Dennis, a registere ... Read on »
Money Saving Tip: Coupons at Whole Foods by marylandceliac Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease The coupon book at the Whole Foods always has many gluten-free coupons. Print out several copies of the coupons online or pick up The Whole Deal at the store. While there ... Read on »
Book Review: Mommy, What is Celiac Disease? by marylandceliac Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Mommy, What is Celiac Disease? A look at the sunny side of being gluten-free is a new picture book for kids. Katie Chalmers sent me the book for free for me to review. I ... Read on »
Celiac Disease Episode to Air on Public Television by marylandceliac Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease The seventh season of Second Opinion will feature an episode about celiac disease. Episode 702 is called celiac disease, and will air on October 15 or 16, depending on the ... Read on »
Book Review: Cilie Yack is Under Attack by marylandceliac Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Cilie Yack is Under Attack is a new fiction chapter book for kids ages 5-11. I am 9-years-old and do not have celiac disease, but I know a lot about it because my mom doe ... Read on »
Review: New Biochem 100 Calorie Protein Bars by marylandceliac Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Biochem , the well known maker of whey protein, has new protein bars that are 100 calories and certified gluten-free. They are available in three flavors: berry yogurt, car ... Read on »
Buy Unique Celiac Awareness Items at CafePress and Support Celiac Research by marylandceliac Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease I am pleased to introduce the new Gluten-Free Optimist CafePress Shop . Keep reading because you won’t find any items in the shop that promote my blog. The goal is to increa ... Read on »