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Author Archives: Jereann Zann

Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie – Celiac Mama

November 12, 2018

Nothing says Thanksgiving like Pumpkin Pie. Well, at least that’s how my husband feels. Truth be told, we never had it growing up so I didn’t know what I was …

Gluten Free Sweet Potato Casserole – Celiac Mama

November 9, 2018

This holiday season we’re bringing back a family classic recipe – Sweet Potato Casserole. I have such sweet memories of my grandmother making this when I was a child, so …

Sweet & Salty Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

October 26, 2018

Making roasted pumpkin seeds is a fun family tradition in our house and a great way to get your kids in the kitchen! Scooping out the pulp and seeds and …

Gluten Free Halloween Cupcakes – Celiac Mama

October 19, 2018

As the countdown to Halloween nears, my kids and I decided to create a new Spooky recipe to add to our dessert table. We have our party foods, banana mummies …

Gluten Free Pumpkin Muffins

October 9, 2018

I love Pumpkin season! There is so much family fun that revolves around pumpkins in the Fall, from pumpkin patch adventures to Halloween carving and of course the baking. We …

Watermelon Pizza

September 24, 2018

If your house is anything like mine, then come after school time you’ve got super hungry kiddos. It doesn’t matter how much lunch I pack, all of the running around …

Gluten Free Focaccia

September 11, 2018

Freshly baked bread is one of the things I’ve missed most since our family became gluten free. We’ve found incredible sandwich breads and buns, but nothing that could compete with …

Gluten Free Snacks for Kids (and Adults!)

August 30, 2018

With the school year off to a great start, I’m more focused than ever on meal planning to reduce the number of times I have to go to the grocery …

Gluten Free Blueberry Muffins

August 26, 2018

I love surprising my family with a warm, comforting breakfast in the morning. It’s not something I have time to do every day, but when I can it always makes …

How to Reduce Cross Contamination at School

August 24, 2018

Cross contamination in the classroom can be tricky for teachers to manage, so I created a list of 5 Ways to Reduce Cross Contamination in the Classroom that have worked …

Lunchbox Gluten Free Sandwiches + Giveaway

August 15, 2018

School is officially back in session for us and that means packing lunches…all day, every day since my kiddos are on strict gluten free diets. To prepare for the school …

Salted Caramel Vanilla Vegan Ice Cream Cups

August 13, 2018

Some of my favorite moments this Summer have been making frozen desserts with my kids. Every recipe we make leaves us with great memories of getting messy in the kitchen …

Vanilla Vegan Frosting

August 10, 2018

We’re a BYOC family (bring your own cake). Our cupcakes need to be both gluten free and dairy free for my kiddos and so does our frosting. Bringing our own …

Gluten Free Pizza Quesadillas

August 6, 2018

Gluten Free Pizza Quesadillas are a fun twist on traditional pizza that the whole family will enjoy and have fun making together! When I was a kid (which was not …

Gluten Free Banana Bread

July 13, 2018

Gluten free banana bread is a go-to classic recipe in our house that we always have on hand. I discovered early on when we started living gluten free that it …

DIY Fruit Ice Cubes

July 10, 2018

Summertime is such a fun time of year filled with outdoor activities and lots of sun. It’s easy to remember to apply sunscreen, but are you making sure you and …

Easy 4th of July Desserts {Gluten Free}

July 2, 2018

4th of July is right around the corner, and if you’re looking for last minute dessert ideas that are simple then I’ve got you covered! My favorite part about 4th …

Homemade Strawberry Soda

June 29, 2018

Homemade Strawberry Soda is a refreshing drink that’s healthier than most store bought soda. I don’t know about you, but our grocery stores are exploding with fresh strawberries right now …

Roasted Rainbow Vegetables

June 26, 2018

Roasted rainbow vegetables are an easy one-sheet side dish that complements so many meals! This kid-friendly recipe is packed with three different delicious flavor profiles and tons of nutrients too! …

Red White and Blue Popsicles {Vegan}

June 22, 2018

Red White and Blue Popsicles are a fun way to cool off in the hot weather, and are perfect for Fourth of July and Memorial Day celebrations. We make our …

Berry Lemon Popsicles

June 15, 2018

Berry lemon popsicles make a refreshing treat on a hot day or any time of year. They’re loaded with fruits and have much less sugar than typical popsicles. Summer is …

Vegan Avocado Ice Cream

June 11, 2018

Vegan avocado ice cream is so refreshing on a hot day and it’s tons of fun to make! The hot weather is here along with the Summer fun, so my …

Sauteed Brussel Sprouts

May 25, 2018

I recently tried brussel sprouts for the first time and it’s seriously my favorite vegetable now. Growing up, I thought brussel sprouts couldn’t possibly taste good, so I never tried …

Celiac Disease Awareness Month Giveaway

May 21, 2018

Celiac Disease Awareness Month is such an exciting time of year! I love the enthusiasm in which people all over the country share important disease information to educate others and …

Spaghetti and Veggie Meatballs {Gluten Free}

May 16, 2018

Gluten free spaghetti and veggie meatballs makes a quick and nutritious dinner the whole family will love! I’m always looking for ways to sneak extra nutrients into my family’s diets …

How to Plan a Kid-Friendly Picnic

May 11, 2018

The weather has been so amazing lately, and it’s the perfect excuse to spend the day outdoors with my kids. I always bring snacks when we go to the park …

Baked Blueberry Pancakes {Gluten Free}

May 10, 2018

We love enjoying pancakes for breakfast, and in my opinion there’s nothing better than blueberry pancakes. The problem is, I don’t always have time to make them on busy mornings …

15 Gluten Free Breakfast Ideas

May 3, 2018

When our family first went gluten-free, I found breakfast to be one of the hardest meals when it came to planning. Often the mornings were busy, and I didn’t have …

Celiac Disease Awareness Month 2018

May 2, 2018

It’s May 1st and that means it’s the start of Celiac Disease Awareness Month (and the crowd cheers)! Of course it’s important to educate others about celiac disease all year …

Gluten Free Pineapple Upside Down Cake

April 20, 2018

Gluten free pineapple upside down cake is a great addition to any barbecue or pot luck dinner. The vibrant flavors always make it a crowd pleaser! I have wonderful memories …

Gluten Free Asparagus Fries

April 17, 2018

If you’re wishing your kids liked the taste of asparagus or looking for a way to change things up so they’ll eat more of this nutritious vegetable, then gluten free …

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

April 13, 2018

Gluten free chocolate chip cookie cake is such a fun way to celebrate birthdays and special occasions! The recipe is gluten free and dairy free, and full of delicious chocolatey …

Chocolate Almond Bark Recipe (Vegan, GF)

April 6, 2018

Our chocolate almond bark recipe makes a healthy, delicious snack that’s protein rich and sugar free! After the holiday weekend, I was feeling like we needed to break up with …

Dairy Free Lemon Chicken

April 4, 2018

Dairy free lemon chicken makes a refreshing dinner with little prep time that the whole family will enjoy. As a busy mom, I am always looking for meals that require …

Dairy Free Rice Crispy Eggs

March 29, 2018

Gluten Free, Dairy Free Rice Crispy Eggs make a fun treat for Spring and Easter celebrations. Both of my kids had Easter class parties today at school. For me, that …

How to Decorate a Bunny Cake

March 21, 2018

Would you believe me if I told you that you can decorate a bunny cake to look totally adorable in under 5 minutes? Well, it’s true! I share a lot …

Gluten Free Toasted Coconut Cupcakes

March 14, 2018

It’s Spring Break this week, and we’ve been having fun going to local parks, playgrounds, the Science Explorium, Lion Country Safari and more. Today, we wanted some downtime at the …

Dairy Free Shamrock Shake

St. Patrick’s Day is tomorrow and we’ll be starting the day off with a dairy free shamrock shake! I know what you’re thinking, ice cream for breakfast? But, this is …

Gluten Free Toothpaste List

March 13, 2018

How many of you know have celiac disease or gluten sensitivity and understand the importance of using a gluten free toothpaste? It’s one of those areas that’s not talked about …

Gluten Free Vanilla Cupcakes

March 9, 2018

This gluten free vanilla cupcakes recipe is perfect for any celebration year round! Vanilla cupcakes are a staple in our house. Between my daughter’s kindergarten last minute school celebrations and …

Strawberry Banana Kids Smoothie Bowl

March 7, 2018

Change up your morning routine with a Strawberry Banana Kids Smoothie Bowl – full of nutrients and fun to make, this is sure to become a family favorite! How many …

Baked Plantain Chips and Guacamole

February 27, 2018

Baked plantain chips and guacamole is the perfect, nutritious snack to fuel your afternoon. Lately I feel like the days are flying by. Between school and after school activities, it’s …

The Best Gluten Free Granola

February 21, 2018

Gluten free granola makes a great snack by itself or as a topping on yogurt, smoothie bowls and even ice cream! When I was a kid, I remember always preferring …

Gluten Free Ice Cream Brownie Cake

February 10, 2018

Gluten Free Ice Cream Brownie Cake is a satisfying dessert that’s perfect for birthday parties and celebrations! How many of you have been to a birthday party, celebration, or even …

How to Make Chocolate Lollipops – Dairy Free

February 8, 2018

Have you always wanted to learn how to make chocolate lollipops? Well, now you can with the simple instructions below! This post is sponsored by Pascha Chocolate. Opinions are my …

Valentine’s Gluten Free Candy List

February 7, 2018

Be ready for Valentine’s Day with this Valentine’s Gluten Free Candy List.  Valentine’s Day is coming up and it’s one of those days that many people show their love and …

Chocolate Sugar Cookies (Gluten Free | Dairy Free)

February 2, 2018

Love is in the air as we celebrate Valentine’s Day all month long at home. My kids and I have been brainstorming new recipes to create together and they really wanted …

5 Survival Tips for a Gluten Free Valentine’s Day

January 31, 2018

Help make Valentine’s Day a positive experience for your gluten free child with these 5 Survival Tips for a Gluten Free Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day is such a fun holiday …

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Footballs

January 26, 2018

Get ready for the Big Game with these insanely delicious gluten free chocolate chip cookie dough footballs. Earlier this week, I shared a recipe round up of 45 gluten free …

45 Gluten Free Super Bowl Party Apps

January 23, 2018

Think you’ll go hungry during the big game because you eat gluten free? Think again and enjoy these 45 gluten free Super Bowl party apps! The Super Bowl is a …

Strawberry Homemade Fruit Roll-Ups

January 17, 2018

Strawberry homemade fruit roll-ups make a delicious and kid-friendly healthy snack that’s so simple to make, you won’t believe it! I had the privilege of picking fresh fruits and vegetables …

Mylk Chocolate Cupcakes – Eat Dairy Free

January 11, 2018

I am so excited to tell you all about Alisa Fleming’s new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets and share one of the recipes …

Chocolate Coconut Macaroons

January 5, 2018

Chocolate Coconut Macaroons make a sweet treat that’s healthy, grain free and refined sugar free! Happy New Year everyone! I’m so excited to start a new year with new goals …

Kids Mocktail

December 29, 2017

There’s something so symbolic about ringing in the new year. Thinking about all of the good memories from the year, making resolutions and looking forward to what’s coming next surrounded …

Peppermint Nice Cream

December 27, 2017

The presents under the tree may be unwrapped, but if you’re like me you still have a pile of candy canes sitting in your house or on your tree. Rather …

50 Gluten Free Dairy Free Christmas Cookies Recipes

December 16, 2017

50 gluten free dairy free Christmas cookies recipes to make your holiday sweet! Christmas cookies are such a fun holiday tradition. They’re great fun to make at home with family, …

How to Host a Cookie Decorating Party for Kids

December 11, 2017

The holidays are approaching quickly and so is the long break from school. There’s always a rushed feeling we have as parents when it comes to preparing for the holidays, …

Sauteed Banana Apple Gluten Free Oatmeal

Sauteed Banana Apple Gluten Free Oatmeal makes a simple and satisfying breakfast that’s kid-friendly and mom approved. The last few days we’ve been experiencing a cold front, and temperatures have …

Gluten Free Gingerbread Men Cookies

December 8, 2017

Sometimes recipes come easily at the perfect time. We had so much fun making gingerbread a few days ago, that I thought to myself what if I could change up a …

Gluten Free Christmas Cut Out Cookies + Giveaway

November 30, 2017

Gluten free Christmas cut out cookies are a fun way to get your kids in the kitchen and spread holiday cheer.  These days my kids are very into arts and …

Best Foodie Cyber Monday Deals

November 27, 2017

As someone who cooks daily, I’m always looking for new things to either make cooking easier or reduce our spending at grocery stores. I found 5 Cyber Monday deals that …

Gluten Free Rolls Recipe

November 17, 2017

These gluten free rolls are a great way to start the day at breakfast, and also go well as dinner rolls.  I have the fondest memories of waking up to …

Gluten Free Apple Crisp

November 3, 2017

Gluten free apple crisp makes a delicious dessert that’s perfect for the holidays and special occasions. I have a confession to make. I have never made a pie completely from …

Banana Mummies | Top 8 Free Halloween

October 29, 2017

Banana mummies are a spooky and healthy dessert perfect for Halloween. These babies are gluten free and top 8 allergen free! They’re super fun to make with your kiddos and healthier …

Spider Pumpkins DIY Halloween Craft

October 17, 2017

Spider pumpkins make a simple, but spooky Halloween decoration that can be used as a candle or food holder.  After creating the Mason Jar Mummies last week with my kids, I …

Gluten Free Halloween Dirt Cups

October 9, 2017

Gluten free Halloween dirt cups make a spooky dessert that’s perfect for Halloween parties! Halloween is three weeks away and we are having so much fun in the kitchen testing …

Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie Pancakes

September 29, 2017

Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie Pancakes make a festive, healthy breakfast that tastes like a dessert!  Happy Fall, everyone! I just love the changes that Fall brings about, from the cooler …

Mason Jar Mummies Kids Craft

September 28, 2017

Mason Jar Mummies make great decorations and serving dishes on Halloween.  We always plan an activity for Friday afternoon to celebrate the start of the weekend and today my kids …

Gluten Free Apple Cider Donuts

September 26, 2017

Gluten Free Apple Cider Donuts make a delicious dessert or breakfast treat that’s perfect for Fall or any time of year. I’ve always been intrigued at the idea of making …

Gluten Free Caramel Apples Recipe

September 20, 2017

Sunday Funday is a good excuse to get my kids involved in healthy cooking. I try to balance the fun with the healthy, and today was no exception. We found some …

Gluten Free Strawberry Banana Muffins

September 6, 2017

Gluten Free Strawberry Banana Muffins make a delicious protein-packed breakfast or on-the-go snack that are mom and kid-approved.  As a busy mom managing a household of energetic toddlers and working …

Gluten Free Hurricane Preparedness

September 5, 2017

Hurricane season is here and as my family prepares for the potential threat of Hurricane Irma, I’m reminded of the additional preparation that needs to take place when you’re on …

Gluten Free Lunch Recipes Round Up

August 28, 2017

A round up of 20 gluten free lunch recipes that kids will love just in time for back to school. Special thanks to the 12 food bloggers who contributed delicious …

Milton’s Gluten Free Baked Chips & Crackers

August 23, 2017

Milton’s recently sent me a selection of their gluten free baked chips and crackers with the request that I write an honest review about their products. While I received their …

Back to School Gluten Free: Preparing at Home

August 21, 2017

In my last two blog posts about going back to school gluten free, I spoke about educating the staff and helping the teachers. Working with the school to make sure …

Almond Butter Sushi Rolls – GF & Vegan

August 18, 2017

This week I came up with a new spin on the almond butter and jelly sandwich that we’re calling Almond Butter Sushi Rolls. Don’t get me wrong, my kids love …

Avocado Pinto Bean Gluten Free Quesadillas

August 14, 2017

We love Mexican dishes in our house and make tacos and fajitas every week. One thing we don’t make is gluten free quesadillas. I think I believed that it wasn’t …

Back to School Gluten Free: Helping Teachers

School is starting soon and I know from experience that it can feel overwhelming when you need to trust others to keep your child healthy. But, what would you say …

Lunch Box Packing Tips + Giveaway

August 10, 2017

Packing lunch is part of our daily routine during the school year. I remember feeling extra stressed in the morning when my daughter first started going to school, so over …

Back to School Gluten Free: Educating Staff

August 7, 2017

Going back to school gluten free requires preparation that starts with educating the staff so that they can be successful and your child can focus on getting an excellent education …

Strawberry Banana Almond Smoothie

August 1, 2017

This Strawberry Banana Almond Smoothie is our new favorite smoothie! I love smoothies for so many reasons. First of all, they’re delicious and so satisfying when they have the right …

Dairy & Gluten Free in Legoland Florida – Part 1

July 26, 2017

Last weekend, our family went to Legoland Florida for the first time and we had a blast! I had heard about how much fun it is from friends, and how …

Dairy Free Watermelon Ice Cream Cake

July 20, 2017

Dairy Free Watermelon Ice Cream Cake makes an adorable summer treat that’s fun to make and totally delicious! This is my second frozen dessert entry into So Delicious’ dairy free …

Banana Split Ice Cream Cake

July 14, 2017

Banana Split Ice Cream Cake makes an amazing dessert for kids and adults alike that puts a dairy free, modern, and healthier spin on a classic dessert. When I was …

Gluten Free Pulled Barbecue Chicken Sandwich

July 11, 2017

Gluten free pulled barbecue chicken sandwiches are perfect for summer barbecues or comfort food all year round! Pulled chicken is a family favorite in our house. It’s simple to make …

3 Bean Salad – Vegan & Gluten Free

July 6, 2017

I made this 3 bean salad for our July 4th barbecue and it was the perfect summer side dish! We were planning a traditional barbecue complete with barbecue pulled chicken …

Best Gluten Free On-the-go Snacks

July 3, 2017

As a mom of two young children, I feel like we’re constantly on the go. Whether we’re heading to the park, beach, a play date, or on an extended drive …

Red White & Blue Strawberries

June 29, 2017

Red White & Blue Strawberries are sure to be a hit at your 4th of July celebrations! The 4th of July is almost here and I love making my meal …

Gluten Free Chicken Fingers

June 27, 2017

Get ready for a fast, simple and delicious recipe for gluten free chicken fingers! I try to cook from scratch as much as possible for my family, keeping meals 30 …

Gluten Free & Dairy Free Ice Cream Cake

June 21, 2017

My daughter, the inspiration behind Celiac Mama, turned five years old this weekend. It’s a milestone to me for so many reasons. First, because my oldest child has graduated from …

Orange Wellness Smoothie {Dairy Free}

June 12, 2017

I created this Orange Wellness Smoothie to fight summer colds, but it can be used to fight colds all year round and boost immunity. Last week, my two year old …

Tips to Stay Gluten Free at Summer Camp

June 7, 2017

Summer camp is starting soon and just like you prepared for school, it’s important to remember to do the same for camp. I’ve compiled a list of the top five …

Peach Strawberry Sauce

June 6, 2017

Breakfast is a big deal in our house, and pancakes even more so! My kids love having a hot meal to start their day, and I like making sure it’s …

Chocolate Glazed Grain Free Vegan Donuts

June 2, 2017

So, I had a plan for today and then it was totally thrown off when I heard it was National Donut Day. National Donut Day, I thought? I wished I …

Atlanta GFAF Expo Finds

May 31, 2017

I recently attended the Gluten Free Allergen Friendly Expo in Atlanta, which was a lot of fun! I was lucky enough to sample tons of gluten free foods, some that …

Pan Roasted Citrus-Basil Pork Tenderloin

May 25, 2017

Barbecue season is about to be in full swing. It’s fun to get together with family and friends and relax around a good meal, but barbecuing can be tricky when …

Garlic Roasted Red Potatoes

May 19, 2017

Garlic roasted red potatoes have minimal prep and pair well with almost any main dish. As the school year is winding down, I find that our house seems to be …

Food Allergen Training for Restaurants

May 17, 2017

It’s Celiac Disease Awareness Month and Food Allergy Awareness Week. Wondering how you can do your part to help our community? Print this flyer, 18 Million Reasons to Get Food Allergen …

Gluten Free Berry Coconut Yogurt Parfait

May 12, 2017

Mother’s Day is coming up and I just made a new Berry Coconut Yogurt Parfait breakfast recipe that would be perfect for kids to make their moms. It’s simple and …

Gluten Free Sombrero Cookies

May 5, 2017

Turn your celebration into a fiesta with Gluten Free Sombrero Cookies! My kids have loved Mexican food since they were babies. I remember laughing about their love of spicier foods with …

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