Gluten Free Kid Friendly fun in New York City

New York City.  The Big Apple.  The City That Never Sleeps. New York City truly is a kid's wonderland!  We recently took our brood to NYC for the day to experience the city decorated in all of its glory for the holiday season.  Feeling overwhelmed in trying to plan a...

Is there a link between Celiac Disease and Eczema?

Girl in jeans sitting on a wooden floor.

Eczema is a common skin condition for those with Celiac disease or gluten intolerance. Here's what a learned after setting out to do a bit more research.

Gluten Free (and Worry Free) Travel


I used to be a spur of the moment kind of girl.  Weekends on a whim; day trips decided by the flip of a coin (or a suspenseful game of eeny meeny miny moe).  Then in 2005, my free spirit promptly crashed and burned.  Insert resounding KABLAM here.  I was...

Gluten-Free Back to School Survival Guide for Parents


When my 11-year-old daughter Emma was diagnosed with celiac disease almost two years ago, I initially went into a pretty major panic. How would I ensure she was safely eating at school? Would she feel excluded from class parties because she no longer could eat the gluten-filled cupcakes? I'm a...

Podcast Episode 79: Important Pediatric Celiac Disease Update

Baby laying on blanket with feet close to the camera.

Episode 79  “Gluten-Free Update!” Features: Maureen's gluten-free dining on Montserrat Importance of testing family members New Glutino Toaster Pastries Response to listener Erin about gluten-free products Response to listener Marla about Olive Garden Gluten-Free Menu New study about infections in infants causing CD Celiac Guidelines Roundtable sponsored by Children's National...

Podcast Episode 78: Pack Your Bags! Easy Gluten-Free Travel

Travel map of northwestern United States.

Episode 78  “Gluten-Free Vacation Prep!” Features: Maureen's upcoming trip to Montserrat Flu shots - yay or nay? GF Chicken Nuggets taste test Where are Dunkin Donuts new gluten-free goodies? Pastariso Mac n' Cheese Go Picnic pre-packaged meals Vanessa's challenge - cooking savory meals with chocolate Traveling?  Check out Delight's Travel site 2013...

Podcast Episode 77: Let’s Celebrate a Gluten-Free Happy & Healthy 2013!


Episode 77 “Hello Gluten-Free 2013!” Features: Maureen & Vanessa's Holiday recap. Gluten-free options for EZ Bake Ovens! Dunkin Donuts tests gluten-free goodies in Florida & Massachusetts. Trifle - it's the new dessert... Maureen's upcoming trip to Montserrat What do YOU think of the HTG Podcast? Leave your feedback wherever you...

Podcast Episode 76: Gluten-Free Holiday Frenzy

Gluten free holiday fudge

The latest episode of Hold the Gluten Podcast is now live! Episode 76 “Gluten-Free Holiday Frenzy” Features: Hanukkah gluten-free - latkes & brisket! Cheers to gluten-free alcoholic bevs Wholesome Chow's Gluten-Free Vegan Baking Mix Mike's Hard Lemonade now gluten-free Maureen's gluten-free holiday frustrations & pie crust debacle What do YOU think of the HTG...