Celiac Awareness Month 2012: Get Ready to KISS!

April 29, 2012 at 8:10 am 6 comments

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National Celiac Awareness Month is quickly approaching, and what celebration would be complete without a blogger campaign? This year, we rounded up 16 bloggers for a series chronicling every stage of the gluten-free journey, from Day 1 basics to advanced cooking and advocacy.

In keeping with this year’s theme, Keep It Simple and Safe, each blogger is offering 5 key tips or lessons related to that day’s topic. The guest posts start tomorrow, April 30, so check back daily!

NFCA Celiac Awareness Month Blogger BadgeWeekly Focus

  • Monday – Cooking/Baking Gluten-Free
  • Tuesday – Nutrition/Wellness
  • Wednesday – Raising a Gluten-Free Kid
  • Thursday – Dining Out Gluten-Free
  • Friday – NFCA Resources You Should Know About

Schedule and Guest Bloggers:

Week 1: Just Diagnosed (April 30-May 4)

  • Anne Byrn of The Cake Mix Doctor – Reading labels and cooking with boxed mixes
  • Shirley Braden of gluten free easily – Avoiding hidden gluten
  • Kathleen Reale of Be Free for Me – Talking to your child about celiac disease
  • Lisa Garza of Gluten Free Foodies – What questions to ask when dining out
  • NFCA – Discover NFCA’s Getting Started Guide

Week 2: Getting the Hang of It (May 7-11)

Week 3: Hitting a Roadblock (May 14-18)

  • Diane Eblin of The WHOLE Gang – 5 tips to get out of a food rut
  • Alisa Fleming of Go Dairy Free  – First gluten-free, now lactose intolerant? 5 tips to becoming a dairy-free diva
  • Wendy Kaho of Celiacs in the House – Gluten-free challenges at school
  • Michael De Cicco-Butz of Gluten-Free Mike – Traveling while gluten-free
  • NFCA – 5 resources to handle life’s hurdles

Week 4: What’s Next? (May 21-25)

  • Amie Valpone of The Healthy Apple – Publishing your gluten-free recipes
  • EA Stewart of The Spicy RD – Healthy gluten-free foods you’ve never heard of
  • Katie Chalmers of G-Free Kid – 5 tips to empower gluten-free kids
  • Carrie Forbes of Ginger Lemon Girl – Starting a gluten-free dining group
  • NFCA – Ready to fundraise? Here’s how to start

For more Celiac Awareness Month  fun, including a chance to win a Gluten-Free Pantry Raid, visit CeliacCentral.org/awarenessmonth

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6 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Weekly Menu Plan and Photo Fun | The Spicy RD  |  April 30, 2012 at 3:24 pm

    […] other gluten-free bloggers as we KISS {Keep it Simple and Safe} all month long.  Please check out NFCA for the list of daily tips including cooking/baking gluten-free, nutrition/wellness, raising a gluten-free kid, dining out […]

  • […] can view the complete list of guest bloggers on the NFCA blog and I will be talking gluten-free travel tips on Thursday, May 17th.  As you’ll see from the […]

  • 3. Lisa  |  May 1, 2012 at 12:28 pm

    Happy to be involved as always! Thanks NFCA!

  • 4. Celiac Awareness Month «  |  May 1, 2012 at 2:00 pm

    […] Central / @celiacawareness / check it out Why you should go: Celiac Central has gotten 16 bloggers to give input over the month of May. There […]

  • […] Foundation for Celiac Awareness has a great celebration planned!  The theme this year is “Keep It Simple and Safe”.  They have rounded up 16 bloggers to share about every stage of the gluten-free […]

  • 6. WELCOME TO NATIONAL CELIAC AWARENESS MONTH  |  May 18, 2012 at 10:19 am

    […] folks at the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness have come up with theme for this years’ campaign:  Keep It Simple and Safe – or […]


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