Game day is a time to eat, drink and be merry… oh and watch an overload of commercials! Just because you follow a gluten-free diet doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a cold, refreshing brew. Nowadays, more and more companies are coming out with gluten-free beers and ciders (rumor has it Coors is launching its first GF beer in February!) With an increased number of options on the market, we’ve come up with our top 5 GF beer picks below. For those of you able to tolerate beers that have been crafted to remove gluten, we have listed two popular ones below (click their links to learn more). Whether you’re into watching the game, or prefer the snacks and halftime show, pop open one of these beverages and enjoy!
Traveling with celiac disease can be tricky! Kim Koeller is sharing her top ten tips for gluten-free travel. Kim is the award-winning author of Let’s Eat Out Around the World Gluten Free and Allergy Free series of books and mobile apps, traveling over 2.5 million miles across the globe while managing a 100% gluten and allergy-free diet for the past 12-plus years.
Creating the perfect smoothie blend can be quite the task, and often requires some experimentation and innovation. That’s why Williams-Sonoma is launching “Smoothies of the Week,” a campaign where the community shares smoothie recipes centering around a certain theme. This week, we’ve come up with a “not so typical” spin on the green smoothie by incorporating some creative ingredients. What’s the oddest ingredient you’ve included in a smoothie? Tell us! Continue reading
Traveling can be a bit overwhelming… especially for someone following a gluten-free diet. Once you’ve made it to your destination, Find Me Gluten Free can help you locate safe restaurants near you…but what about during your travels? We’ve come up with a list of gluten-free and travel-friendly snack ideas that won’t leave you hungry! Plan ahead and throw a couple of these items in your suitcase before your next trip… you’ll be happy you did! Continue reading
Welcome back to Healthy Living 101, a monthly health column featuring articles written by Marla Brodsky (RD, LD, BCIM). Marla is a Registered Dietitian and specialist in integrative medicine, with many years experience in clinical nutrition and research. To learn more about Marla, read her bio here. *This post is not intended as medical advice.
New Year’s resolutions are often land mines for setting yourself up for failure. I believe the best approach to harness all those “good intentions” that accompany the beginning of a fresh calendar year is to find simple things you can do to move yourself in the direction of your goals. Often those changes make you feel so much better, that they snowball into more changes without much effort. When it comes to health, this can be achieved relatively simply by being mindful of a few easy changes. Here are a few things to try in 2015: Continue reading
The holidays are in full swing, and with that comes a lot of fun holiday parties and social gatherings to attend. You’re excited for great food and company, and you’ve even picked out a tacky holiday sweater to celebrate the occasion, but what dish should you bring to the party? The lovely team at Aloha had this same question in mind! Aloha aims to make health “simple, fun, and accessible,” and to inspire healthy social eating habits (it’s safe to say their extensive healthy recipe page helps accomplish these goals). So to answer this question, we’ve come up with four dish options you can bring to your next potluck or holiday party: an appetizer, a side, a main dish and a dessert (because we can all splurge once in a while). Enjoy! Continue reading
One “must have” menu item for Hanukkah are potato latkes. Whether you’re searching for a traditional latke recipe or something unique, these latkes will certainly inspire! Happy Hanukkah! Continue reading