Soulard Coffee Garden is a cozy spot located in the Historic Soulard Neighborhood near Downtown St. Louis. At first glance, you would never expect this hole in the wall restaurant to have great gluten free options but stop in and you'll be surprised. Menu items are marked with a "G" if they are gluten free … Continue reading Soulard Coffee Garden and Cafe | Soulard, St. Louis, MO
I think the name says it all with this one. New Day is a completely gluten free restaurant that features a cafe and bakery. They, also, ship their products Nationwide. Pictured above is the Italian Melt Sandwich with chips. I cannot stop thinking about the bun, it almost tasted like real bread!!!! Everything I have … Continue reading New Day Gluten Free, Clayton, MO
Retreat Gastropub does not advertise their gluten free options but they have gluten free buns and a dedicated fryer for their amazing french fries. My go-to is the farmhouse burger because I cannot resist a fried egg. They, also, have GF crusts for their flatbreads but last time I was there the wait staff told me that … Continue reading Retreat Gastropub, Midtown, St. Louis, MO
This upcoming summer I will have officially been gluten free for four long, rollercoaster years. If you would have told me that I would be where I am today four years ago, I don't think I would have believed you. I was about to be a junior in college, had gone through some major life changes outside of … Continue reading 10 Things I Wish I Would Have Known When I Was First Diagnosed…
As you know, it's May. What you may not know is that it's Celiac Awareness Month! I typically have no shame in spamming the internet with all things gluten free but this is the month to turn it up to 11. Advocacy is the name of the game in May (and every other month). The … Continue reading Happy Celiac Awareness Month!
Recently, I was invited to a homemade pizza making party and it made me think about the things in my life that I have said yes to because I didn't want to hurt someone's feelings who, at no fault of their own, didn't understand my disease. The friends of mine who were hosting the party … Continue reading Learning How To Say No
I've never even had a spring roll before let alone attempted to make them but I was very surprised how quick and easy it was to make these. They weren't the prettiest spring rolls but they tasted amazing. I adapted the recipe from one of my favorite cookbook authors Gina Homolka at Skinnytaste.com. She classifies all of … Continue reading Homemade Spring Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce
Full disclosure, I got this cookie dough for free but I wouldn't share it with you if I didn't love it. Like come on guys, it's cookie dough that is GF, DF, and organic and can be eaten RAW. Take that mom, I am going to eat the cookie dough raw!!!! I've been wanting to … Continue reading San Clemente Cookie Dough Co.
Celiac Disease is not glamorous and a lot of times it is the farthest from that. This year I have decided to make my new years resolution to accept my normal. Living with an invisible disease, most people do not know the full extent of my illness and the struggles I deal with on a … Continue reading 2017: Time To Accept My Normal
***Update: unfortunately A squared closed their doors on Monday October 10th check out their webpage for more information***** I have been trying to make my way to A² (pronounced A- squared) for a few months now and I finally made it!!! This is one of the only completely gluten free restaurants in St. Louis city. … Continue reading A² | Washington Ave, St. Louis, MO