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Domata Flour

While we regularly share lots of new gluten free projects, home baking can still be a bit of a challenge.  While you can find many baking mixes, many we’ve reviewed, each one comes with its own quirks.  Some may need to be mixed with xanthan gum, some may need an extra cup or 1/2 cup […]

Sunday October 6th, 2013 in Food, Info | No Comments »

How Do Schools Handle Celiac?

It’s the start (for Traditional, Year Round has about a month or more in already) of school across the Triangle.  Homework, tests, and school lunches will begin.  With that, a parent of Celiac’s fear of prepared lunches at school.  Even if your school, whether public or private, provides gluten free options, what about cross contamination? […]

Tuesday August 27th, 2013 in Food, Info, School | No Comments »

Sugarbuzz? Yes, Please!

How can you go wrong with a bakery called Sugar Buzz?  Isn’t that the whole point of sweets?  We recently heard about this Cary bakery (click here for Raleigh Cel-Kids Google Map) from my wife’s cousin (yes, Tara–giving you a shout out on the blog!).  You can visit their website at http://www.sugarbuzzbakerycafe.com/.  Besides a wide variety […]

Tuesday August 13th, 2013 in Food, Info, Restaurants | No Comments »

Cupcakes–Simply Small Sweets

You cannot go wrong with gluten free cupcakes, especially the ones you get someone else makes!  We recently went to a baby shower (I know, my wife dragged me along!).  Lots of gluten free eaters at it, whether by choice or Celiac, so lots of gluten free items as well. Of course, I would like […]

Sunday August 11th, 2013 in Food, Info, Restaurants | No Comments »

Next Week–Whole Foods Bakehouse Tour!

Just a reminder–and it’s not too late to sign up–the Raleigh Cel-Kids will piggyback with the Raleigh Celiac Support Group on a tour of the Whole Foods Bakehouse in Morrisville next week.  You can sign up at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1AFKy4SX-a6GoTq7e2oRAeRmB3jZzA-Vk0qIXEm3zt2E/viewform Come out on Thursday the 15th from 7-9:00pm at the Bakehouse facility at 2800 Perimeter Park Drive, Suite […]

Wednesday August 7th, 2013 in Food, Info | No Comments »

New FDA Guidlines

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Yes, finally the Food and Drug Administration decided on how companies will need to label foods to qualify as gluten-free foods.  The big news that goes along with that is the attached clip from NBC Nightly News and Brian Williams.  You know Celiac […]

Saturday August 3rd, 2013 in Food, Info | No Comments »

Jelly Belly Sport Beans

So continuing on small look at StrideBox and running/nutritional supplements, we look today at Sport Beans, Jelly Belly brand’s endurance beans.  Like the regular Jelly Belly jellybeans, Sport Beans come gluten free (http://sportbeans.com/).  The big difference with them, though, is the ingredients.  Not all of the SportBeans come with caffeine, but some do, so you […]

Monday June 3rd, 2013 in Food, Info | No Comments »

Bonk Breaker

We definitely know our way around an Envirokids bar in our house.  Pretty much any other gluten free snack bar as well.  So beginning the reviews of the May StrideBox we received, we take a look at Bonk Breaker energy bars.  As you can see on the packaging, they come gluten and dairy free.  Double […]

Wednesday May 22nd, 2013 in Food, Info | No Comments »

A ‘Runner Mini-Series’ of Posts

My wife and I, like many in Raleigh, like to workout, exercise, or call it what you will.  Our activity of choice is running.  We both run races, including marathons.  Our girls like to tag along on some runs with us, with our oldest even recently completing a 5k.  If they choose to run races, […]

Monday May 20th, 2013 in Food, Info | 1 Comment »

Camp Seafarer Report

My daughter and I recently spent the weekend at Camp Seafarer in Arapahoe, NC for our Y Princess Spring Outing.  Y Princesses is a YMCA sponsored organization (http://yguides.ymcatriangle.org/) that seeks to build good relationships between dads and daughters and dads and sons.  We participate in a number of activities and meetings with our tribe throughout […]

Tuesday May 14th, 2013 in Food, Info, School | No Comments »