Wednesday, June 11, 2008

A Galaxy of Gluten-Free Bloggery

I thought I would update my gluten-free blog list on this website and as I got going with typing up little snippets about each blog, it just got amazingly huge. When I started blogging here a year and a half ago, I think there were only a handful of gluten-free blogs and websites and I was grateful for each and every one of them as I explored the Brave New World of Gluten-Free Cooking.

Below is a smorgasbord of 70+ gluten-free blogs that I was able to visit. Bloggers are listed alphabetically and are actively blogging away as I type this. Probably a few new ones just launched. If you would like to add your blog to this list, and heaven knows I must apologize right now for not being able to know about or visit them all, please leave a comment below:

Aprovechar - Sally's got lots of healthy, gluten and other allergen-free recipes and meal plans, along with a dollop of contemplative essays about women's health and the importance of nurturing one's self.

The Art of Gluten-Free Cooking - Blog host Karen specializes in gluten-free desserts and has lots of stunning art and poetry to accompany her recipes.

Asparagus Thin - Manda is a Philadelphian and gluten-free, vegetarian blogger. Baking is her passion.

Baking Love - This gluten-free baker not only knows how to make scrumptious gluten-free baked goods, but she makes them look like they came in a pretty white box tied up with string from a professional bakery. Awesome.

Book of Yum
- Vegetarian with some fish and seafood recipes added, this blog features a lot of Asian recipes and recipes that are not only gluten-free, but dairy and egg free. Book of Yum also has a lot of raw food and vegan recipes to try and is the home of the monthly Adopt a Gluten Free Blogger Event.

Celiac Chicks - These New York City gals know where all the good gluten-free restaurants, delis, pizzerias and foodie havens are and also dish out good gluten-free advice about travel. If you sign up for their email newsletter you can also enter contests for free gluten-free products.

Celiac Teen - Lauren's a Canadian teenager interested in good food and fashion.

Cindalou's Kitchen Blues - Cindalou has a clean and well laid-out blog featuring gluten-free, dairy-free and pareve recipes, with healthy eating as the primary focus.

Crazy Orange Turtle - Canadian Shauna is a plant scientist, cat lover and lives the gluten-free life with lots of slow-cooked Dulce de Leche.

Delightfully Gluten Free - Cassandra is actively involved with the North Texas Gluten Intolerance Group and shares her recipes, posts about celiac disease and product/restaurant reviews.

Don't Need No Stinkin' Wheat
- This California grad student dishes up lots of fabulous food that is gluten- and lactose-free.

Easy Gluten-Free Baking - Elizabeth Barbone, author of the "Easy Gluten-Free Baking" cookbook maintains this blog about baking tips and updates on her gluten-free baking classes and other information.

Elana's Pantry - Elana's a Little League baseball coach and Boulder, Colorado businesswoman whose elegant site promotes gluten-free cooking, healthy homemaking and environmentally-friendly information.

Everyday Gluten Free
- Sarah has been living gluten-free since 2007 and shares her recipes and frugal shopping advice.

Fat-Free Vegan Kitchen
- While not a gluten-free blog per se, there is a wonderful archive of gluten-free recipes on this popular food blog.

Faking it Gluten Free Style - Who can resist a blog with Betty Boop as the mascot? Great recipes abound on this excellent blog.

Free From - Lucy is a U.K. mother of three, one of whom is a celiac, and has years of experience documented in this blog about the gluten-free lifestyle, product reviews, and resource links.

Fresh Ginger - Ginger is a wheat-free, but not totally gluten-free blog (she can tolerate spelt) with loads of fabulous farm-fresh and international recipes. Look for her Appetizer and Cocktail Recipes of the Week.

The GFCF Experience - Blog host Thomas is a Montana father of four who feeds his family a gluten-free, casein-free diet. You'll find lots of great recipes, information about Autism Spectrum Disorder and parenting anecdotes.

Ginger Lemon Girl - Carrie is from North Carolina and has a particular penchant for gluten-free baking. She also hosts a Gluten-Free Girl interview feature which showcases other gluten-free bloggers and a Kid-Friendly Fridays event for gluten-free goodness that kids will lap up.

Gluten A Go Go - Sheltie Girl is a Westchester County, New York baker extraordinaire whose experiments with various wheat-free flours, thickeners and binders are inspirational and beautiful.

Gluten-Free Bay - Isaiah in upstate New York cooks up wonderful gluten-free food with an emphasis on heart-healthy recipes and food that is Ashkenazi Jewish, Ethiopian and Indian. Awesome stuff.

Gluten Free Blog - Mike's blog of recipes, as featured in his book "Gluten-Free and Wheat-Free Gourmet Desserts". Mike also runs the Gluten-Free and Celiac Blog Aggregator summarizing pertinent blog posts from hundreds of blogs worldwide.

Gluten Free Cooking School - Mary Frances has a tasty blog of recipes and wonderfully detailed cooking lessons for the beginning or advanced gluten-free cook.

A Gluten-Free Day - Wonderful gluten-free recipes and ethereal photography.

Gluten Free for Good - Melissa is a nutritional therapist who blogs about the healthiest gluten-free recipes. Wonderful advice and information with the added bonus of lovely food photography.

Gluten Free Frugal - Here's a budget-conscious mom chronicling the gluten-free life with little kids in South Dakota.

Gluten-Free Fun - Erin is a New York City resident who has lived gluten-free with gusto for 25 years! You can find product and restaurant reviews, recipes, and other information.

Gluten Free Gastronaut - Lynn is a Decatur, Georgia student and adventurous gluten-free cook.

Gluten-Free Girl - Shauna James Ahern married the Chef, published a book and is expecting a baby, all in one year. Her blog is more essay than recipe heavy, but when the recipes come, they are perfect and seasonally fresh. Make sure to buy her book, "Gluten-Free Girl", or make your local library buy it.

Gluten Free Gobsmacked - This girl Cheekalina can cook! Lots of great recipes for everyday comfort foods to the wildly exotic to all kinds of baking.

Gluten Free Goodness - Cheryl is an Alexandria, Virginia dietician whose blog features her tasty experiments in gluten-free and other allergen-free cooking.

Gluten-Free Guide - A stylish blog about life as a celiac with lots of recipes, travel tips, essential posts about Thanksgiving and cupcakes, and product/restaurant reviews.

Gluten-Free Hippie - Lyra resides in British Columbia, Canada and her beautiful blog is gluten-free and features scrumptious vegan and raw recipes.

Gluten Free in Georgia (and Florida)- I guess I can't say it any better than Ginger in describing her blog, "Adventures in Gluten Freedom with a Crazy Southern Blogger Chick". Decadently good gluten-free and sugar-free recipes, witty writing and lots of fun and useful GF information from this Mass Communications Professor.

Gluten-Free in the Greens - Follow this blog by a Vermont school teacher for great eats and gluten-free travel advice.

Gluten Free Journey - Dianne in the U.K. dishes about cooking gluten-free and experiments with lots of international cuisines.

Gluten-Free Kathy - The accent is on healthy eating for an active lifestyle on Kathy's blog.

Gluten Free Kay - She's a gardener, cook and excellent food photographer. Kay's gluten-free and has other food allergies, so check out this blog for lots of beautiful, tasty options if you or someone you cook for has a restricted diet.

Gluten Free Mommy - Natalie is the North Carolina mom of two cute young sons and has lots of great, family-friendly recipes to share. She is also an incredible baker and the founder of the weekly Gluten-Free Menu Swap.

Gluten Free Saratoga - Suzanne in Saratoga Springs, New York, dishes out great recipes, tips on gluten-free eateries and groceries in Saratoga County and other interesting tips.

Gluten Free Sox Fan - She's a lawyer married to an Aussie and has some really great recipes, including a homemade mushroom ravioli with pesto.

Gluten Free Steve - Steve gives out the skinny on gluten-free products, recipes, and restaurant/eatery reviews for those in the Denver, Colorado area.

The Gluti Girls - A mother-daughter blogging team with lots of luscious recipes.

Going Gluten-Free - This Pennsylvania homeschooling mother of three dishes out her gluten-free recipes.

The Good Eatah - Life with this Massachusetts native involves gluten-free, dairy-free cooking, in between skydiving and biking trips.

Good Without Gluten - Jeff in North Carolina appreciates good food and has a great recipe blog. The polenta recipes are my favorites.

Grain Damaged - A Portland, Oregon gluten-free support group with great information on area restaurants, bakeries and gluten-free hot spots.

Great Mastications - Torontonian Orla follows a gluten-free, legume-free, tomato-free and dairy-free diet, and the results are in...it's delicious!

Hey, That Tastes Good!- Jill lives in Philadelphia and blogs about local gluten-free eateries and has some excellent recipes, as well as the occasional gluten-free travel report from Slovakia.

I Am Gluten Free - Ellen is a musician and excellent cook, judging from the delectable range of gluten-free recipes on her popular blog.

It's Just Not Dinner Without Cat Hair - In our household it's all about the dog hair (St. Bernard-Golden Retriever), but Sheri concocts some wonderful gluten-free recipes, particularly for baked goods, interspersed with cute pix of her cat and dog menagerie.

Jeena's Kitchen - Jeena is a U.K. food blogger with a ton of gluten-free recipes in her index. Her focus is healthy and fresh food, with an emphasis on Indian recipes. My family is hooked on her Onion Bhajis recipe and all the variations with other vegetables that we cook up.

Karina's Kitchen - Karina is the Gluten-Free Goddess, whose blog reflects her background as an artist and writer, with lots of gorgeous food photography. Karina's gluten-free and other allergy-friendly recipes have a Southwestern flavor and a focus on fresh and natural ingredients.

Kill.the.gluten - Two sisters in law cook gluten-free in a stylish and tasty manner and also offer good gluten-free product reviews.

Lea is Gluten-Free - Lea lives in Western New York on a farm with lots of animals of all kinds and cooks up some wonderful things to eat. I've bookmarked quite a few of her recipes.

Lilac Kitchen - A blogger over in the U.K. whose lovely pastel purple kitchen inspires her to bake up scrumptious and Daring things.

Li Loves David - Somewhere in the Southeastern U.S., Li blogs about her gluten-free world as a celiac, with the occasional scrumptious recipe.

Life After Gluten - Denver, Colorado pastry chef Tiffany learns to live La Vida Gluten Free after a celiac disease diagnosis. Great recipes and travel tips on dining safely in Mexico.

Make Mine Gluten-Free - Another Coloradan named Tiffany has good information about gluten-free products and eateries.

Mrs. G.F. - Lots of great recipes for kids and for easy, tasty meals from the Slacker Mom.

Only Sometimes Clever - An Arizona homeschooling mom who blogs about the gluten-free lifestyle, books, GF products and hiking.

Pig in the Kitchen - This U.K. pig is one of the funniest food writers out there and her recipes for her family of many allergies are great to boot. Throw in some great food photos and it's a blog party!

Please Don't Pass the Nuts - This New York City psychotherapist and social worker shares recipes and lifestyle advice for gluten-free, nut-free, soy-free, sugar-free, lactose-free and other -free diets.

Rachel's Recipe Box - This New England homeschooling mommy's blog contains a wealth of gluten-free, dairy-free recipes and advice about healthy living.

Radish Boy - A mom's blog about trying out recipes to feed her multiply-allergic son.

The Sensitive Baker - The blog attached to the gluten-free, kosher and allergy-friendly Culver City, California bakery.

So Familiar a Gleam - This Rochester, New York lady was raised in a bake shop and dreams about opening an allergen-free bakery some day. Until then, feast your eyes on her great recipes.

Sorry I Can't Eat That - Allie in Western Massachusetts gives out advice on gluten-free groceries, restaurants and other places.

Sugar and Spice - A Boston girl who likes to cook, read nonfiction, kick box and watch the Red Sox.

La Tartine Gourmande - French ex-pat Bea (accent aigue in there over the e) is a food and travel writer/photographer, whose blog is achingly beautiful. Find over 100 gluten-free recipes in her recipe index.

Trav's Gone Gluten-Free - Philadelphian Travis explores the gluten-free world, with many recipes and reviews of gluten-free beers and other products.

Triumph Dining - The publishers of the "Essential Gluten-Free Restaurant Guide" and Grocery Guide have a blog packed with tips about finding gluten-free food throughout the U.S.

The Vegetarian Celiac - This Cincinnati, Ohio teacher offers meatless and wheatless recipes, the occasional gluten-free menu and some poems. Delightful.

Wheat-Free, Meat-Free - Hey, that's this blog! Gluten-free and mostly vegetarian recipes, with the occasional fish and seafood recipe. Some product reviews, gardening posts and other fun stuff.

Wheatless Bay - Adventures in international cuisine is trademark for this ex-pat Canadian blogger. Try some of her Uzbek, Belarussian, or Tamil gluten-free recipes!

A Year of Crockpotting - Stephanie is the hilarious, gluten-free chef who has a strong attraction to her herd of crock pots--but she's OK with that. A funny and tasty food blog which started on January 1, 2008 with a new crock pot recipe each day.

This list is just an appetizer, there are so many other great gluten-free food bloggers out there that I haven't had time to taste and more sprout each day. If you have a gluten-free food blog that you would me to sample and add to this blogroll, feel free to leave a comment and I'll get to it.

31 comments:

seamaiden said...

What a great list! Thanks so much for the mention. :)

-Sea

Tiffany said...

What a comprehensive list! Very nice :) I have a gluten free blog as well that you might add :)

http://www.lifeaftergluten.blogspot.com

Thanks!

Shannon B. said...

Awesome burndown of GlutenFree blogs, Rachel! I just powered through and added a bunch of them to my reader!

Shannon B.
Community Manager
www.zeer.com

gfgastronaut said...

Thanks for the list it will lead to happy browsing at some point... I would love it if you would add my blog too. Thanks,

Lynn (http://www.glutenfreegastronaut.wordpress.com)

Cheryl said...

gosh, thanks for putting all of that together, Rachel! I appreciate you including me and making it easy to find everyone out here in the gf blogosphere

Johanna said...

this is v useful - I have celiacs in my family so am quite conscious of GF food and try and note on my index where foods are gluten free but I do cook lots that isn't as well so don't fall into the GF blog category! However, will enjoy having a look around the GF blogosphere

Paula said...

This is list is so amazingly helpful. Having access to these resources will make a positive impact in meal prep for my little one. Thanks!

Crockpot Lady said...

Holy toledo! What a fantastic list! Thank you for including me, I'm honored.

xox
steph

Emilia said...

Thanks for the mention, I appreciate it!

There are a lot of blogs there on the list I had no idea about, which reminds of the fact that I should update my blogroll and take some time to check out other gluten-free blogs more than I do now. I love seeing new recipes and trying them out.

I'm just so lazy, I've been meaning to build an archive with recipes for some time now, but alas, I haven't done almost anything with it yet :)

The Good Eatah said...

Rachel! Thanks so much for posting all of these links -- including mine :) What a great resource to refer to; I will certainly be bookmarking them all (and I'll make sure to change your blog name on my blog-roll list). Keep up the good work!

Naomi Devlin said...

Please add me! All my friends are there and I feel like I didn't get an invite to the party.....

x x x

http://milkforthemorningcake.blogspot.com

jill elise said...

wow, what a great list!! and thanks for the include! I will have to go through and add these to my links and reader!

Lea said...

What a wonderful list. There are even some that I haven't checked out yet. I'm recovering from hand surgery so I haven't done any cooking lately. I can't wait to start cooking again. I have lots of new recipes that I want to try on the grill and with all the wonderful food that comes out of gardens this time of year. Great job!

Rachel @ Old Saratoga Books said...

I will be updating the Gluten-Free Blogger List from time to time and you can access it in my right sidebar under the Links section.

Naomi, I can't believe I left your blog out of the original list! You're one of my faves and I love the humorous writing and great recipes. I've added you to the amended list in the right sidebar.

-Rachel

glutenfreeforgood said...

Rachel,

THANK YOU so much for the mention! And what a great service to our little (growing bigger by the day) gluten-free blogging subculture! This list is awesome. I'll send people to your site for this resource library list!!

I've been "out of the loop" lately, but am ready to start posting again. My blog has been busy having an "organizational" face lift. We'll be back on track very soon.

Thanks again! I'll add you to my link list.

In good health,
Melissa

Alison said...

Hi Rachel,
I am a gluten-free blogger too! I would love to be added to your list.
Thanks so much!
Alison
www.surefoodsliving.com

Kelly said...

Thank you so much for the mention! It's great seeing so many blogs devoted to going it gf!

Kelly
http://blog.triumphdining.com

Carrie said...

this is truly an incredible list!! Great job!! What a great resource for newbies!! I will have to place this permalink on my blog side bar somewhere for people to check it out!!

I am still LOVING my Tassjara cooking too! I hope to feature a recipe from the book on the blog soon too! thanks again!!

celticjig said...

Thanks for the reminder re Apps and Cocktails of the week, I have been a slacker on those posts! I have decided to only blog GF after much thought and consideration. I am not deleting the spelt info that is on there, just not blogging about it any longer, so it will be a pure GF blog until more research is done.
I see I have a few more blogs to subscribe to now - how great and thanks for the work on this list!
Ginger

terri said...

wow thanks for the mention since i am always sure no one reads my blog it was exciting to see it mentioned on a blog i just found plus so many other blogs to check out since i am always searching for a new blog to read

Cindy said...

Wow! Thanks Rachel for the wonderful resource. I especially appreciate the tidbits of information following each listing. Thanks for including us!

Cindy

Jon said...

Rachel - fabulous list here. Cindy told me about it so I had to check it out. Very nice - and thanks for the mention! I combined this list here with a small script, and now have a random gluten free blog widget/gadget that anyone can install and/or try. Simply click the button that says "Visit a Gluten Free Blog" on our site and you'll be taken (in a new window) to one of the 75+ blogs listed on your post.

Thanks again for this post and information! If you're interested, here's the install instructions for the Visit a Random Blog widget/gadget.

Jon

Cat said...

That's a really cool idea for supporting our community!

Please add my blog?
http://glurenfreefoodie.blogspot.com/

Jon said...

Hi cat,

Glad you like it :) I've added you to the list.

Jon

Jenny said...

This is so great!! Thank you for including me!

heacollins said...

I'd love to be added to this list!

http://www.lifeglutenfree.com

Sophie said...

My blog (Flour Arrangements) is also gluten-free :), please add me if you can! Thanks for the invite :D

Selina Farrell, Cook & Writer said...

Please check out and list my new gluten free blog at http://happytobeglutenfree.com .

My blog offers delicious, home-tested, family approved, gluten-free recipes. Most recipes are casein-free as well. Enjoy!

Lyra said...

Wonderful! Thanks for adding me to your list!! Only thing is I live in Eugene, Oregon now. ;) I moved this spring!

Much love! <3

e.m.b. said...

Mysteries Internal, is my blog, writing and photo-capturing the Food I Eat is a project, a labor, a devotion; showing, that I desire to Stay. It is my journey to Health -- Hoped Health, through Celiac Disease and all manner of complications therein...

http://mysteriesinternal.blogspot.com

Anonymous said...

here is another gluten-free blog, also vegan and top 8 allergen-free

www.fauxeggsandham.blogspot.com