By Colleen Brunetti, M.Ed., C.H.C. http://colleenbrunetti.com/aidan-the-wonderkid/ So you’ve decided to go gluten free with your kids. Maybe it’s because they’ve had a diagnosis of Celiac, or maybe you’ve found they are just so much better behaved and happy off the stuff. Either way, you’re pretty sure going gluten free is right for them, and now…

By Colleen Brunetti, M.Ed., C.H.C. http://colleenbrunetti.com/aidan-the-wonderkid/ Hello! Welcome to my first blog post here at Gluten Free Connecticut. I’m so excited to be here and am looking forward to working on my upcoming blog series for the site. To begin, I’d like to offer a little introduction. My name is Colleen Brunetti. I’m a mom…

When you know better, you do better!   Submitted by Nina Bradley Clarke Approximately 18 months ago my daughter Blaine, went gluten free at the age of 5. Before her diagnosis, she complained of a tummy ache every day on the way to preschool. And every morning, she was eating carbs (gluten) for breakfast.  There was no…

Gluten-Free Connecticut Welcomes Colleen Brunetti, author of Adian the Wonder Kid Who Could Not Be Stopped: A Food Allergy Story Aidan is a super hero with very special powers indeed. With his trusty dog Rocco at his side, there’s nothing he can’t do. But something is making Aidan sick. And when Aidan gets sick, he is…

Gluten-Free Connecticut’s Family Meet-Ups!  Got gluten-free kids? Want to connect with other families like yours to share experiences, recipes, and laughs? Join us as we collaborate with The National Celiac Association  for our Fall family meet-ups!  Come have ice cream with us! (Guaranteed GF and dairy-free options).  It’s quick, it’s fun, and it’s so nice…

If you have a child with celiac disease, gluten sensitivity, or any food allergy, you know how hard birthday parties can be.  But Liz Cerrato, owner of Food Jules in Monroe, CT,  is making it easier. She provides healthy, allergy-friendly cooking classes for kids of all ages, via birthday parties, private lessons, girl and boy…

Contributed by Robin Fecso I have a workout shirt that I have kept for many years. The message is very simple, it states, “Fear Of Failure”. People have often asked what it means, and I always explain that it’s motivation to reach my fitness goals. The meaning of this shirt became an entirely different type…