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the bite-sized celiac gluten free wellness blogger

The Bite-Sized Celiac

The Bite-Sized Celiac Erika Kubitz and I—though we’ve never met—have a major thing in common: We both had celiac disease affecting our lives long before we knew it. Luckily, we found out and want to help others who may be struggling to find the answers to their celiac questions. It’s always a wonderful relief to… Read More


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With a Little Luck and a Summer Salad

It’s Memorial Day Weekend, and you know what that means… Summer! My favorite time of year. With the bounty of gorgeous seasonal fruits and veggies available from your garden, grocer or farmer’s market, now is the time to make main-course salads a summer staple! With a little luck and ingenuity you can rock the socks… Read More


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Simply Twisted

Spiralized veggie noodles are my new favorite thing. I’ve been spiralizing zucchini for awhile as an alternative to pasta, but these fun, twisted vegetables seem to be everywhere now—along with so many great recipes and ideas for easy gluten free meals! Fresh vegetables are like sunshine. They brighten my day, add colors to my meals,… Read More


baked spaghetti squash gluten free taco recipe

Baked Spaghetti Squash

Baked spaghetti squash is a great replacement for pasta! It surpasses corn pasta (or any gluten free pasta) in how it tastes and makes you feel. It’s light, delicious, full of vitamins, and effortless to prepare. The BEST thing about spaghetti squash as a gluten-free alternative, is that once it’s roasted, the fibrous, crunchy strands… Read More


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Favorite Fall Kitchen Staples

There’s no elaborate plan necessary for easy vegetarian meals and snacks. And once you’re stocked, you’re golden. There are all sorts of varieties and SO many ways to eat them, it never gets old! Vegetables are incredibly healthy and low in calories. They taste best—and usually cost less—when you buy them in season, but frozen… Read More


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Here Comes the Sun, No Bun Aussie Burgers

It’s time to get fired up for football season! Fall is starting and I’m in the mood for something colorful, homey and rustic. Especially after last week and the looming threat of Hurricane Matthew to South Florida. Burgers are a great tailgating food and golden grilled fresh pineapple rings remind me of sunshine, so I… Read More


national watermelon day gluten free well stocked kitchen

Keep It Stocked & Simple

I like to follow the KISS rule for the kitchen: Keep It Stocked & Simple. The goal isn’t to be the best cook, but instead to be smart, mindful and passionate in the kitchen and really, in everything I do. I’ve learned that simplicity and smarts make for fantastic, easy and healthful meals! The more… Read More


gluten free summer burgers recipe

Summer Burgers

Summer Burgers are no different than Winter Burgers, except the pace of life is sweeter and slower and the veggies you make ‘em with are fresh and in season! Summer Burgers (makes 6-7 patties) Ingredients: 2 parts ground pork and 2 parts ground chuck, about 1 ½ lbs  2 eggs Handful of fresh spinach  Handful… Read More


asparagus portobello mushrooms caesar salad with meatballs no croutons

Caesar Salad With Meatballs, No Croutons

You can’t eat meatballs without a salad. It’s just not right! And in the summertime, how ’bout meatballs on TOP of your romaine lettuce, instead of croutons? Add sauteed asparagus and portobello mushrooms with melted provolone for a unique, delicious, gluten-free Caesar salad! We don’t want to overload simple meals with too many things, but… Read More


easy gluten free hot soup in the summer recipe

Hot Soup in the Summertime

“Them summer days, those summer days!” Hot soup in the summertime seems counterintuitive, especially in Florida. But soup can be fun and comforting when the afternoon storms kick up and you’re indoors. I love going completely pure for a few days after traveling… with LOTS of water and veggies. Salads or vegetable soup are both… Read More