Valentine’s Day Gluten-Free - Celiac Disease
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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Kyle Eslick is the founder of Gluten Free Media, as well as the creator of the popular Celiac Support Groups page. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and now Google+!

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