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gluten free summer BBQ and gluten free potato salad!

  In Chicago we have had a long drawn out winter.  Finally last week winter turned to summer–the temperature went from 40 to 90 degrees overnight. Tonight for friends and family I will roll out my favorite Summer foods- all … Continue reading


gluten free Philly-pure tacos, pod, distrito, four seasons hotel, capogiro and more!

The gluten free boy has been traveling—last weekend we ventured to Philadelphia. As usual googling ‘gluten free __________’ is my first ritual before traveling to a new city with the gluten free boy. When searching for gluten free restaurants my … Continue reading

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gluten free Punta Mita Mexico/ gluten free fajitas

Corn tortilla chips, homemade salsas, fresh gluten free foccaccia, Mexican rice, fajitas, Haagen Daaz ice cream cups, house made frapuccinos, a sizzling rock to cook thin slices of steak, gluten free tamari sauce, home made french fries! Continue reading

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gluten free Chicago-Adobo grill mexican fiesta!

   gluten free mexican fiesta!   I have never given an entire gluten free dinner party until two weeks ago! It was easy and effortless (partly because it was catered) but mainly because a lot of Mexican food is naturally … Continue reading


Gluten free Chicago-restaurant list updated May 2015

  gluten free boy and chef Tony Priolo at Piccolo Sogno, Chicago. The food allergy thing definitely takes the spontaneity out of grabbing a quick bite to eat—so we don’t usually do that.  Parents of food allergic children most times … Continue reading


Gluten free San Francisco/ Palo Alto- Asian Box.

Before venturing to another city I always go thru the same ritual. I Google “Gluten Free ___________” This summer we traveled frequently to Palo Alto, California- I’ll explain why in a few months! My searches lead me to the mainstay … Continue reading

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Gluten free Chicago–Shang-hi Terrace, Peninsula Hotel

    Our family has eaten dinner at the Shang-Hi Terrace dozens of times over the years.  Until recently I always brought gluten free tamari and crunchy chicken–and my son ate a lot of white rice. I did this mainly … Continue reading


gluten free superbowl party–no one will EVER know!

In Chicago we aren’t so psyched for the Superbowl this year–our beloved Bears are out, so who really cares?   My husband and kids still care!  They like the food and excitement which goes along with watching any activity involving … Continue reading

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not only potato latkes–more gluten free hanukkah!

  Gluten Free Hanukkah party     Hanukkah (aka the festival of lights) is more then chocolate coins, potato latkes and lots of presents! I almost have this gluten free hanukkah thing down to a science—read on to see what the … Continue reading


what are we having for dinner tonight? gluten free every day dinners.

Seriously?Saturday night I was out for dinner with a very good friend of mine. I knowthat she is hyper organized but what she told me really freaked me out!  Sheexplained that earlier that day along with her children they planned … Continue reading

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