El Pollo Guapo in Wethersfield bills itself as a “neighborhood rotisserie joint serving whole roasted chickens, fresh sides, tacos and salads,” and that’s no lie. But behind the fast-food style service and informal dining area is food that is far from fast and oozing with depth and flavor. From salads to rice bowls to tacos,…

Back in January of 2018, we named Nature’s Grocer as having our favorite GF menu in the state. At that time, they only had one location in Vernon, but they have now opened a second location in Bloomfield, and this place rocks. Think warehouse meets dedicated GF cafe meets GF bakery meets natural grocer. Add…

Gluten-Free Cinnamon Bun Recipe Contributed by Allison Agulnick, Gluten-Free Girl Boss We don’t know anyone who doesn’t love a cinnamon bun, so when our Instagram friend Allison, AKA Gluten-Free Girl Boss posted this recipe, we just had to share! This version is not dairy free, but could easily be made that way. INGREDIENTS: BUNS 2…

Gluten-Free Paleo Pancake Recipe! We love when Melissa Cole from WFSB contributes a recipe, and this one is no different. Next time the kids ask for pancakes, give them these – they’ll love ’em and so will you!  Ingredients 1 Cup Bob’s Red Mill Paleo Flour 3/4 tsp. Baking Soda 1/4 tsp. Salt 2 eggs…

Gluten-Free Chicken Piccata Recipe   Our fun CT blogger friend Stacy Meccariello, AKA Blonde and Starving, doesn’t always eat gluten free, but she makes this GF Chicken Piccata recipe often, and her guests never know the difference!  Thanks to Stacy for sharing, and you don’t have to be gluten free to enjoy her humorous culinary…

Great celiac-safe food hides in the most unexpected places! Just over the border in Holland, MA is Diane’s Villa Nova, an unassuming, small, family owned and operated restaurant with one of the biggest and best GF menus around. The chef was diagnosed with celiac disease as a child and really knows his way around the…

FREE Celiac-Friendly Family Cookie Decorating Activity! Saturday, May 19th, 2018 10am-11:30am Intensive Education Academy auditorium 840 N. Main St.           West Hartford, CT 06117        Join us for a morning of cookie decorating and fun! The kids will decorate cookies while parents connect and share stories, tips, and laughs. This activity is free and 100% celiac safe, with…

If you’re gluten free, you’ve likely had a dessert or at least a food with an ingredient from Enjoy Life Foods.  Their treats, snacks and ingredients are free from 14 common allergens and have become synonymous around the world with eating confidently and safely. But you probably didn’t know that Enjoy Life Foods began as…

Is Your Sushi Safe? That Depends….   One of the most common questions we’re asked is about sushi. It also has one of the most complicated answers!  Of course, rice, fish and seaweed are inherently gluten free. But that doesn’t mean that all sushi is safe. Here is a list of things to keep in mind when ordering:…

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