Valentine’s Day Gluten-Free
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Feb 11 2013

Valentine’s Day Gluten-Free

Valentine’s Day is just a few days away now and happens to be yet another holiday that has some focus on food, though mostly chocolates, candy or dessert.  Fortunately there are many good gluten-free chocolate varieties out there, you just need to make sure you know where to find them.

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While it may be hard to resist the festive heart shapes, this is where some of the confusion may be.  Some holiday versions of popular candy may contain gluten while the regular versions do not.  The safest thing to do is to stick to what you know, what is either labeled or verified gluten-free.  Some of our favorites include:

If chocolate is not your thing, some other candy gluten-free choices include:

For those who choose to make their special Valentine a sweet treat, consider these recipes shared by our very own Tiffany Janes a couple years back:

Whatever you choose to do to celebrate, try not to fret too much.  Focus on the moments…the time you spend with your loved ones.  Enjoy those times while you can!  Life is too short to mourn things we can no longer have. 

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Kimberly Bouldin is a gluten-free wife, runner & blogger with two children in Columbus, Ohio. After her celiac diagnosis in 2006, she has made it her mission to embrace an entirely new approach to nutrition in a gluten-free world, exploring options that run the gamut from "made from scratch" homemade bread to sampling and reviewing the gluten-free prepared foods that are continuously being introduced to the market. While navigating the waters of becoming gluten-free, Kim shares her experiences and passes along valuable product reviews in addition to helping other moms of celiac kids develop healthy menus that are kid-friendly and palatable. Kimberly is a valuable resource for those who are newly diagnosed, as well as for the more seasoned gluten-free veterans. Follow Kim on Twitter!

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