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Surviving your first gluten-free summer

By Heather Burdo

Wondering how you will survive summer get-togethers while maintaining your gluten-free diet? These tips will help you enjoy yourself while staying safe all season long.






Celiac and your skin

By Susan Cohen

For some individuals with celiac, their symptoms manifest on the skin in a condition known as dermatitis herpetiformis. Learn the signs of this intensely itchy skin disorder and how to ease your discomfort.






Conquer a backpacking trip on the gluten-free diet

By Danielle Miller

Don’t let the gluten-free diet keep you from setting out on summer adventures. This article highlights practical advice that will allow you to relax and enjoy your incredible journey.






GF Goes Vegetarian
Frozen Refreshers

By Isadora Lassance

From Breakfast Smoothie Popsicles to Orange Cream Macaroon Ice Cream Sandwiches, these recipes will keep you cool all day long.





Make It In Minutes
Simply Scrumptious Summer Spread

By Elizabeth Barbone

These four recipes are not only easy to prepare but highlight the best tastes of the season, including the juiciest burgers for your next cookout and a delicious summer pasta dish that is perfect for a quick weeknight meal.






Cheap & Cheerful
A Taste of Summer On the Mediterranean

By Jilly Lagasse

This issue’s Cheap & Cheerful features three light, clean and simple recipes—Minty Mediterranean Salad, Herby Gluten-Free Falafels with Zingy Greek Yogurt Dip and Watermelon with Feta, Mint and Lime Salsa—that deliver a taste of the Greek Isles for less than $4 per serving!





Not Just Gluten Free!
Raw Vegan Diet 101

By Frieda Wiley, PHARMD, BCGP, RPH

Gluten-Free Living turned to Alicia M. Ojeda, culinary programs manager at Living Light Culinary Institute, to learn more about the raw vegan diet, dispel common myths and uncover potential pitfalls.





Not Just Gluten Free!
Raw-some Recipes

By Laura Hahn Carroll

Raw food diets are becoming more and more common with the increasing popularity of cold-pressed juice, veggie noodles and the overall desire to eat more wholesome and less processed foods. These recipes include a great selection of raw items to try, from a fancy green juice to a flavor-packed poke bowl.




Not Just Gluten Free!
Cookbook Corner

Whether you have never heard of the raw diet, are just starting it or have been following it for years, the fabulous recipes in this edition of Cookbook Corner from two raw vegan cookbooks will open your eyes to a whole new world of yummy possibilities.





Kids’ Kitchen
Ombre Frozen Yogurt Popsicles

By Holly Vine

These beautiful treats are a blast to prepare—and eat!—with the kids all summer long.






A Macaron Menu for Your Summer Soiree

By Angela Sackett

With the sun shining and flowers blooming, it’s a lovely time to host a get-together, and the perfect time to try your hand at baking a classic French treat. Angela and Anna Sackett present three marvelous macaron recipes: Strawberry Lemonade, Tea and Honey, and Salted Caramel Latte.







Family Matters
Day Trip Tips

By Amy Jones, M.S., R.D., L.D.

The gluten-free diet presents challenges for both kids and parents when it comes time for summer day trips and overnight camp. With a little planning and research, however, these excursions can be the highlight of your summer.





See It All In Seattle

By Anna Sonnenberg

Whether you like outdoor adventures, cultural activities or exploring neighborhoods, you’ll find something to love in the Emerald City. To top if off, the city’s cuisine is wonderfully creative. You’ll find gluten-free options virtually everywhere—even in one of the city’s top breweries.



Cooking Class
Tart it up

By Richard Coppedge Jr.

With the large variety of succulent fruit available in the warmer months, tarts provide for perfectly scrumptious summer desserts. Find out how our resident gluten-free baking expoert produces the ultimate seasonal tart.






Mix it up:
News, tips, reviews, advice and more

Dedicated dining halls
By Michael Savett

Top 5: Tips for successful gluten-free baking
By Jennifer Harris and Elizabeth Barbone

    Map of dedicated GF restaurants across the U.S.
    By Jennifer Harris

    GF travel apps
    By Heather Burdo

    11-year-old creates stunning celiac awareness bracelets
    By Jessica Press

  …and more!



Office Hours

By Steve Plogsted

Steve Plogsted, a pharmacist at Columbia Children’s Hospital, provides information about safeguards for preventing cross-contamination in pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities.






Study Sessions

By Van Waffle

U.S. researchers discovered that celiac can be triggered by a common virus so mild people might not even notice they have it. We also look at other new findings, including babies born by cesarean section do not have an increased risk for celiac; the effects of certain types of prescription drugs on gut healing; the geographical divide of celiac in the U.S.; and whether screening programs could detect more cases of celiac, treat them and lead to better outcomes.





New for You

Compiled by Julia Aparicio

Refreshing (adults-only!) summer beverages and easy beach snacks.