Andrea Balzano Tucker Founder of Baltimore Gluten Free and Co-Leader of Cel-Kids Maryland FoodASC Member since 2017   Please tell us about yourself and why you are interested in celiac disease. My name is Andrea Balzano Tucker and I am the founder of Baltimore Gluten Free. I believe all roads in my life have led…

Have you NOTICED? Teal pumpkins and products are popping up EVERYWHERE! Discount stores, dollar stores and even grocery stores! (for good reason I might add!) So what’s the deal with teal? The Teal Pumpkin Project, inspired by Food Allergy Community of East Tennessee (FACET), became one of FARE’s nationwide campaigns in 2014.  The project is a way…

Where can you find over 50 gluten-free and allergy friendly foods, products and services as well as presentations, demos, and lots of like-minded people?   The Gluten-Free Food Allergy Fest of course!   Although the 2-day expo has been around for many years, this was the first year that the GFFAFest was held in Richmond,…

Welcome to our new weekly post where FoodASC asks YOU, the community,  to share your ideas and tips on a particular topic.  It’s a chance to exchange ideas and share valuable information that you have discovered, written or experienced.     Let’s face it, eating out at restaurants can be an enjoyable or exhausting experience.…

FoodASC Asks- Dining Out Welcome to our new FoodASC Asks post where FoodASC asks YOU, the community,  to share your ideas and tips on a particular topic.  It’s a chance to exchange ideas and share valuable information that you have discovered, written or experienced.   Eating out with food allergies or celiac disease CAN be…

Smoothies are the best! We drink smoothies all year long as a “grab and go” breakfast  or “pick me up” during the day. My FAVORITE ingredients to include are kale, blueberries, strawberries, apples, carrots, flax, chia and sometimes protein powder. At the GFAF Expo a few years ago, I purchased a Vitamix which I love!…

  (Updated April 2017) We asked food allergy and celiac influencers such as bloggers, entrepreneurs, authors, professionals, consultants and business owners to answer the following question in one sentence. If you could go back in time, what advice or words of wisdom would you give yourself about living with food allergies and sensitivities, celiac disease,…

*If you are currently a member or sponsor of FoodASC, you will need to create a new login.*   The Food Allergy and Sensitivity Circle ( FoodASC) Directory has a brand new look! For the past 4 months the expanded FoodASC team, which now includes additional design, marketing, and web development support has been working…