We here at GFC know firsthand how hard it can be to find great kosher/tradiitonal grub outside of NYC.  Make it gluten free, and the options narrow significantly.  We looked around the state and found some interesting eats that fit the bill.  There aren’t many, so if anyone’s looking to start a gluten-free challah-making business,…

These restaurants and eateries in Fairfield County do not maintain dedicated gluten-free facilities, but they can safely accommodate celiac diners, and are favorites of the Connecticut chapter of R.O.C.K.(Raising Our Celiac Kids): Villarina’s Pasta, locations in Newtown, Southbury, and New Milford Terrain Garden Cafe, Westport The Stand Juice Company, locations in Westport, Fairfield, and Norwalk…

Many people find increased strength and flexibility, greater peace of mind, and an improved sense of overall well-being through yoga. Some practitioners even report improved gut health. You don’t need any special equipment to begin a yoga practice, just a bit of patience and willingness to try something new. Twisting yoga poses are neutralizing to…

Waffles are that funny kind of food that can be eaten at any time of day.  And, with the gluten-free waffles that Giv Coffee in Canton is now cranking out, we could eat them ALL day. They make the dough from scratch, and brush the finished waffles with a lightly sweet coating. You can grab…

Many thanks to Lynn Woike of Valley Life for the lovely article about Gluten-Free Connecticut in the September 2016 edition!  Follow the link below to read about how the website began, and where it’s going! Valley Life article about Gluten-Free Connecticut, September 2016        

When you think of Rio de Janeiro, your first thought is probably the summer Olympics. You may also think of the beach, late night partying, and maybe that oddly green diving pool. But did you know that Brazilian cuisine is largely healthy and gluten-free, and that you can get it right here in Connecticut? Brazil…

Contributed by Kim Morrison When my husband and I started the New England Pasta Company in Avon 22 years ago, fresh pasta was our focus, and gluten was far from a household word. Flash forward to 2011. I wasn’t feeling as energetic as I wanted, and I needed to change something. After encouragement from friends,…

Before the days of glass mason jars, cold and hot packs or pressure canning; before the days of refrigeration or refrigerated shipping containers and a booming market for produce from around the world, our ancestors still managed to eat. Imagine that? How in the world did they do it during the snowy, frigid winters in…

If you’re gluten free, have a sweet tooth, and live in Connecticut, you absolutely must visit Popover in Simsbury.  If you’re gluten free, have a sweet tooth, and live in Simsbury, you have a problem.  On any given day, there’s a plethora of gluten-free goodies to be had at Popover. They vary, so if you’re…