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Eating “gluten-free” may not be enough when it comes to your celiac disease. I discovered this the hard way after suffering for many years after my diagnosis, even though I was 100% GF. Feeling the same way? This section is for you.

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Mrs. Dude's Gluten-Free Risotto (No…seriously…I'm posting a recipe)

September 5, 2014 | 20 Comments

I started this blog almost 3 years ago. I’ve written 434 blog posts. I’ve talked about celebrities, I’ve ranted and I’ve posted your love stories. Heck…I even wrote a post called Gluten-Free Sex for Only $27. Yet in all this time, I’ve never once […]

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Hitting the Reset Button With the Whole30 Plan

September 10, 2013 | 29 Comments

It’s time. It’s been a great summer. Lots of fun. Lots of friends. Lots of wining. Lots of dining. But at some point, you need to listen to your body. And mine is saying “Enough Dude!” As of yesterday, I am once again on […]

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Eat Like Crap. Feel Like Crap.

July 17, 2013 | 49 Comments

Life is supposed to be all about balance. Work hard but play hard too. Spend time with your family but make sure you get some “you” time. Save money but enjoy the fruits of your labor. Eat healthy but treat yourself once in awhile. […]

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The Pillsbury Doughboy is Now Gluten Free

May 15, 2013 | 66 Comments

Am I supposed to embrace this? I know some others out there are touting that it’s a good thing Pillsbury has jumped into the gluten-free game. Me? I’m becoming immune to the whole thing. Absolutely immune. It’s Celiac Awareness Month and I’m just at […]

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Stop Eating Gluten-Free Foods

October 18, 2012 | 504 Comments

Dude note: This post was slightly updated on May 5, 2020 but was originally written in 2012. My…how time flies. ———— I may not make many friends with the gluten-free food industry with this post, but here goes nothing. And in no way am […]

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Me Gluten Dude. Eat Like Caveman. Feel Good. You Read.

October 4, 2012 | 79 Comments

Gluten Dude finish Whole30. Gluten Dude really do Whole25. Gluten Dude lose 11 pounds and me no want lose more. So me stopped. Me happy with program. Cave stomach feel better. No ouchie as much. Gluten Dude learned lessons. No need rice with meal […]

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My Whole30 Halftime Report

September 21, 2012 | 33 Comments

I have reached the halfway point of my Whole30 Program challenge. For those of you not in the know, the Whole30 Program consists of 30 days of eating nothing but whole foods. No grains, no dairy, no added sugars, no alcohol. A whole lotta […]

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Whole30: When Going Gluten-Free May Not Be Enough

September 5, 2012 | 70 Comments

It is indeed Time to Change. I am hitting the restart button on my health…and hopefully on my life. After five years of having celiac disease, things have kinda been sucking lately. I keep waiting and waiting to feel better…to feel normal. And it […]

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Eat Your Gluten-Free Pizza Naked

July 20, 2012 | 30 Comments

I miss pizza. I really miss pizza. But there are some things about the pizza I used to have pre-celiac days that I don’t miss. The grease. The calories. The feeling like crap afterwards. Well…we are entering what I hope is a new dawn […]

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The Gluten Dude App: For a Better Gluten-free Life

Eating out with celiac disease is stressful. The Gluten Dude app lists only restaurants that have been personally vetted, so you can spend less time worrying and more time enjoying yourself.

Who I am. And who I'm not.

Who I am. And who I'm not.

I AM someone who's been gluten-free since 2007 due to a diagnosis of severe celiac disease. I'm someone who can steer you in the right direction when it comes to going gluten-free. And I'm someone who will always give you the naked truth about going gluten free.

I AM NOT someone who embraces this gluten-free craziness. I didn’t find freedom, a better life or any of that other crap when I got diagnosed. With all due respect to Hunter S. Thompson, I found fear and loathing of an unknown world. But if I can share my wisdom, tell my stories and make the transition easier on you, I’ve done my job.

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