Sunday, May 6, 2012

ShopRite in Uniondale is celebrating Celiac Awareness Month with many events!

The ShopRite in Uniondale is celebrating May because it is Celiac Awareness Month and Shauna Del Prete, RD, CDN Shoprite in Uniondale's Retail Dietitian has planned a monthly calendar filled with a number of gluten free tastings and events!

Monday, May 7th 4-6 PM
Right for Tonight: Gluten Free Diabetes Friendly Dinner Demo
Looking for a quick and healthy gf dinner? Stop by the Dietitian's Corner next to the pharmacy, to learn how to prepare a 15 minute recipe.

Saturday, May 19th 10-5 pm
Gluten Free Festival
ShopRite is celebrating gluten free all day today. Join them for product demos including Applegate Farms, Glutino, and Schar's. Check out their new 19 foot GF section housing over a hundred new gluten free products. Shauna will be hosting 15 minute GF tours every hour. All who participate will be entered into a raffle to win a basket of GF goodies and SR gift card.

Monday, May 21st Time to be determined (check with the store)
Gluten Free Grilling Event
Sample Thin N' Trim's gluten free chicken sausages. Also pick up some tips on staying GF during the BBQ season.

Wednesday, May 30th 10-2 pm
Gluten Free Snacking Event
Tired of the same old snacks? Stop by the Dietitian's Corner, next to the pharmacy, and learn about some great GF snacks ShopRite offers. Recipes will be provided.

The following two events will not be held at the Shoprite in Uniondale, but Shauna Del Prete, RD, CDN Shoprite in Uniondale's Retail Dietitian will be speaking (the locations are noted below):

Wednesday, May 9th
Age Healthy and Live Well Expo at the Bellmore Memorial Library2288 Bedford Avenue Bellmore, NY 11710
(516) 785-2990
1-3 PM
(Shauna will be speaking at 1 PM)

Thursday, May 10th
Healthy Eating 101 at East Meadow Library
12:30 PM
1886 Front Street East Meadow, NY 11554
(516) 794-2570

This is a great month of activities they hvae planned and hope you can stop by to check them out!

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Rudi's Gluten Free Giveaway!

The Suffolk County Celiacs 2012 Gluten Free Vendor Fair is coming up this Saturday and Sunday- May 5th and 6th. Featuring 60 gluten-free vendors and restaurants, samples, tastings and giveaways, you’ll be able to learn how to make gluten-free living easy at the largest gluten-free consumer event in North America. (See blog post on SCC Fair)

To make the fair even more exciting, Rudi’s Gluten-Free Bakery would love to sweeten your experience! One of my lucky readers will win a Rudi’s fun-filled giveaway that includes:
-Samples of Rudi’s Gluten-Free Bakery’s new tasty Gluten-Free Tortillas
-A Rudi’s Gluten-Free T-shirt and magnet
-A tortilla warmer
-A cookbook filled with delicious gluten-free recipes

Rudi’s Gluten Free’s new tortillas, which will be nationally available in May 2012, come in three varieties including Plain, Spinach and Fiesta flavors. The new tortillas offer a soft, pliable base for a yummy sandwich wrap or burrito. As with all of Rudi’s Gluten-Free products, the tortillas are made with only the highest quality, wholesome ingredients, and are certified gluten-free and carry the Gluten-Free Certification Organization (GFCO) seal.
I can not wait to try them! :)

Visit Rudi’s social media pages on Facebook  and Twitter!/rudisglutenfree  for more information and to connect with this great company.

*To enter the contest for the Rudi’s Giveaway visit the Gluten Free LI  facebook page at  and leave a comment under the contest post with the name of flavor of the new Gluten Free Tortillas from Rudi’s that you’re most excited to try (Plain, Spinach or Fiesta). Also, let us know if you are planning on making it to the SCC Vendor Fair this weekend as well!*  A winner will be picked on Sunday after 5pm. (If you do not have a Facebook Page, you can leave the information on the comment section of this blog, but just be sure to include a way for me to contact you (Email) should you be the lucky winner!)

You do not have to attend the Suffolk County Celiacs Vendor Fair to win- but you don’t want to miss this awesome event!


Sunday, May 6, 2012

Sean C. who commented that he wanted to try the Fiesta Wraps on my FB page- !  Let us know how the Fiesta Wraps are when you receive them!  :)  ENJOY and Congrats!!

Suffolk County Celiacs Vendor Fair- This Weekend! May 5-6, 2012!

This weekend is the Suffolk County Celiacs Gluten-Free Vendor Fair and Fundraiser in Hauppauge!

Come meet with over 60 vendors selling and sampling gluten-free products!

Click here for more information and for the 2012 vendor list:

Suffolk County Celiacs Gluten-Free Vendor Fair and Fundraiser
Date: May 5th & 6th, 2012
Time: Saturday - 11:00 am – 5:00 pm and Sunday -10:00 am - 4:00 pm
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 25
370 Vanderbilt Motor Parkway
Hauppauge, NY 11788
Entrance fee:
$10 a person (cash only)
*remember, this is a FUNDRAISER
For more information visit the Suffolk County Celiacs Support Group's page: 
Click here for printable flyer:  

Here is the list of Vendors attending this year’s fair:

Arbonne International
Alba Therapeutics
Bakery on Main
Bob & Ruth's GF Dining & Travel
Bob’s Red Mill
Bold Organics
Cabot Creamery
Canyon Bakehouse
Classic Cooking
Conrad Rice Mills
Delight Gluten Free Magazine
Dr. Lucy's
El's Kitchen
Everybody Eats
Farmo S.p.A.
Full Flavor Foods
Gilbert's Gourmet Goodies
Gluten Free Passport
Glutenfreeda Foods
Glutino Food Group
Grandma Rose's Bake Shoppe
Isagenix Int'l
Joan’s GF Greatbakes
Katz Gluten Free Bakery
Kettle Cuisine
Kitchen Table Bakers
Lisanatti Foods (samples)
Mary’s Gone Crackers
Mostly Myrtles
Namaste Foods (samples)
National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA)
Naturally Free Foods
NJY Camps
Pamela's Products
Rachel Lu's Gluten Free Foods
Rudi's Bakery
Russo's GF Gourmet
Schar Gluten Free Foods
Strictly Gluten Free
Sweetie Beans
The Diet Shop
The Greek Village Restaurant
The Really Great Food Company
Think Thin
Tonya’s GF
Triumph Dining
University of Chicago CDC
Way Better Snacks
Whole Foods Markets
Wild by Nature (King Kullen)
Wild Flour Bakery
XO Baking Co.