I have become a huge fan and a new customer of many of the products and brands that I have discovered over the past two Gluten Free and Allergen Friendly Expos. Many might think that I am just a blogger and only go to these events for fun since I do not have Celiac Disease or any food allergies. I have actually become more health conscious and been able to share great information with friends and readers who have dietary restrictions.
Getting a diagnosis of Celiac Disease or a food allergy is not the end of the world. It doesn’t mean you have to eat dirt flavored food. It doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy a meal ever again. There are SO many things that I buy now that I would have never tried in the past because I figured they would be bland or boring since they were “gluten-free”.
I look forward each year to learning about new companies and new products from brands that I already love. There are things you should know before you go gluten-free, so be aware of the nutrients you may lose and know how to replace them.
I have favorite products from the expo that are in all categories of food from seasonings to decadent desserts. Let me tell you about a few of the new staples in my home…