Friday, January 6, 2012

30 Great GF Blogs from celiact.com

When I was first diagnosed with Celiac Disease, I felt like I'd been turned upside down and dumped in the middle of nowhere all alone...I was lost. Even though more people are being diagnosed with gluten intolerances and sensitivities, it seems even doctors don't know that much about it. Mine, as wonderful as he is, had very little advice to give. He just told me it'd be a huge lifestyle change, that there was lots of info on the web, and that I couldn't have fried chicken or beer...(I now know there is so much more to living gluten free...)

Anyway, after three days of sobbing over the unknown, I picked myself up and starting combing the internet for anything I could find on Celiac Disease and the gluten-free diet. One of the first blogs I stumbled upon was adventuresofaglutenfreemom.com/ Heidi even listed her email address. Desperate to talk to someone, I sent a letter to this gluten free mom, pouring out all my feelings and fears. I was shocked when I actually received a reply! Heidi's blog made going gluten free seem doable and not so scary.

The more I searched, the more blogs I found; a huge community of gluten free bloggers... And I can say they really were and still are lifesavers for me on this gluten-free journey! I started accumulating so many great recipes and info from so many different sites, that I needed a place to keep it all together.... and that's why I started this blog, that hopefully helps someone else along the way too!

celiact.com has created a list of their top 30 gluten free blogs. There are some of my favorites on it. There are also so many more great blogs that didn't make this list. Check these out!

8 comments:

  1. I know what you mean. The gluten-free blogging community is so great, and very diverse. Most of us have dietary challenges or preferences beynod being just gluten-free, and it's great fun to see what recipes others come up with. Sometimes I have to adapt some, because of our many food allergies, but in the least I gain inspiration. It is truly priceless!

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    1. Yes Heather, I just started trying a dairy free diet as well, and it's great how many recipes folks share that are GF and DF!

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  2. You found a great mentor!! Heidi's an awesome gal!! :-) And by blogging your journey you are helping countless people along the way! Welcome!

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  3. You couldn't be more right. The gluten-free blog community is full of an amazing, inspiring, encouraging and welcoming group of people. I have found so much joy in sharing my gluten-free and dairy-free journey and have learned so much from this community. Welcome and I'm excited to read your recipes and listen to your stories of living gluten-free!

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    1. I LOVE your blog! Can't wait to try some of your fabulous recipes!

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  4. I was diagnosed last August. When did you get your diagnosis? I also enjoy the world of gluten-free bloggers so much that I decided to join them.:) I have some interviews that might help on my blog. One with Shirley from glutenfreeeasily.com has some good intro info. I'm at enjoyingglutenfreelife.com.

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    1. I have been GF about three months now. I checked out some of your interviews, they are great!

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