crunchimomma- Heather Spergel

Author, Mom, and Creative Nut!

Tag Archives: Free to be… gluten free

Gluten Free and Allergen Free Expo Secauscus, NJ September, 7-8!

I’m so over the moon excited to be presenting “Free to be… Gluten-Free, a Mom’s Choice Award Winning book to the audience at the Gluten Free and Allergen Free Expo in Secaucus this September 7-8!   Here’s their mission! The Gluten & Allergen Free Expo is dedicated to meeting the needs of the celiac community, …

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Allergy and Food Sensitivities RANT- YES, take me seriously! (Free To Be… Gluten-Free!)

Do you or your child(ren) have food allergies/sensitivities?  I want to hear from you!  Tell me your story!  Tell me all about it… because believe me, we can bond over it.  Whatever level of sensitivity or allergy you have in your house, we have our own.  How do people support or NOT support you and …

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    Gluten-Free Brisket is so worth the time and effort.  Most of the effort is in the veggie prep- and if preparation of veggies is annoying, spend a little more for pre-cut ones.   Making a regular recipe gluten-free is a task easily done when it comes to meat dishes.  It’s a matter of …

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Butternut Squash Soup- GF

My girlfriend Christina gave me a terrific Butternut Squash Soup recipe a couple of years back.  I’ve been playing with it ever since- using what I have, deleting what I didn’t want, and creating my own soup.  The results are never the same, but are always delicious! What you need: 1.  Butternut squash find it …

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Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Dessert Options 2012

As a gluten-free Mom of 2 gluten-free kids, Thanksgiving can be challenging.  Having it at my house this year made things a bit more controllable, but still labor intensive.  Once we do this year after year, I’m sure we will have it down! I made the gluten-free chocolate chip cookies from Elana’s Pantry  I cooled …

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“Free To Be… Gluten-Free!” May need a part 2… life brings challenges

When I started work on “Free To Be… Gluten-Free!” I had all my memories fresh from my son’s (and my) experiences with food sensitivities/allergies.  Various moms told me gluten could be the cause of my son’s sleep issues, mood swings, and exhaustion.  I never understood what “gluten” meant, let alone thinking that this was the …

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