Monday, September 28, 2009

Gluten Free LI in Newsday Article this Thursday, October 1st!

Last week I was contacted by Erica Marcus, a Newsday reporter regarding my GlutenFreeLI blog and website ( ) to do an interview on gluten-free eating and shopping on Long Island!! We went to Mama's in Oakdale for dinner, ate a lot, talked a lot more! It was a really great time! I'm very excited to see how it turns out!

Look for the article this Thursday, October 1st in Newsday - and online at!

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Pizza Bistro now offers Gluten Free Frozen Dinners!

In Addition to offering Gluten Free Heros (I tried the Gluten Free Meatball Parm Hero and it was FABULOUS!!! The flavor was delicious and the bread held up- I was able to pick it up and eat it just like "old times" pre-Celiac!), Pizza Bistro in Massapequa is now offering Frozen Dinners!

Pizza Bistro is introducing a new line of gluten free frozen dinners. Heat and eat.

9/12/09 This Weekend Only: Get one frozen dinner free with your purchase of three or more frozen dinners.

Below is a list of their gluten free frozen dinner menu:

-Chicken Parmigiana
-Veal Parmigiana
-Shrimp Parmigiana
-Baked Lasagna
-Baked Stuffed Shells
-Baked Ravioli
-Eggplant Parmigiana
-Eggplant Rollatini
-Mozzarella Sticks

Pizza Bistro
4952 Merrick Rd
Massapequa Park
(516) 797-4747

Thursday, September 3, 2009

The Colin Leslie Walk for Celiac Disease and Vendor Fair: October 18, 2009

This is a great event, I have gone to for the past 3 years (since it's first year). Colin does a GREAT job in organizing this fundraiser walk and awesome vendor fair! Totally worth the trip! It is a great time of year to visit lovely Rye in Westchester, and on the weekend it only takes about 45 min from Nassau County!

Here's the Info:

The Colin Leslie Walk for Celiac Disease and Vendor Fair

October 18, 2009
9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Rye High School
Rye, NY - in Westchester County

Registration for the Walk includes admittance to the vendor fair. Registrationis required to attend the vendor fair even if you will not be walking. Lunch and snacks will be available for cash purchase, supplied by Soul Dog, a participating restaurant in the Gluten-Free Restaurant Awareness Program.

WALK: Starts at 10:00 am 2 mile or 4 mile route through scenic parts of Rye,
NY VENDOR FAIR 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
REGISTRATION: Pre-registration is available online until October 15, at
$20 (adults) $15 (children 12 and under)
You can also register at the Walk: $25 (adults) $20 (children 12 and under)

***Be sure to register by October 1 to be guaranteed a free t-shirt***

PARKING: Parking is behind 411 Theodore Fremd Ave., in Rye, for no extracharge. Free shuttle buses will be running throughout the day fortransportation between Rye High School and the parking lot. There is no parking at the high school. All proceeds will be donated to the Celiac Disease Center at ColumbiaUniversity. The Colin Leslie Walk for Celiac Disease in Rye, NY is co-sponsoredby the Westchester Celiac Sprue Support Group. For more information: We hope you will join us at this special event.

Colin Leslie and Carine Leslie2009 Co-organizers