AFBA City Guide 2015

Blinded by the Bite! & G-Free in the City Gluten-Free Austin City Guide 2015

This year I'm so excited to have partnered up with fellow food blogger Jaime Sutton of G-Free in the City to pull together a gluten-free Austin City Guide on behalf of the Austin Food Blogger Alliance 2015 City Guide!...

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Austin City Guide 2014 – Sunflower Vietnamese

Originally hailing from San Francisco, finding authentic Vietnamese food here in Austin has been a challenge.  I fortunately stumbled across Sunflower Cafe in NW Austin.  This is a family run business and the family also originally hails from San Francisco, which made me feel at...

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Austin City Guide 2014 – NXNW Restaurant & Brewery

Located in Northwest Austin’s shopping district, NXNW is a solid restaurant offering up classic American dishes and makes my city guide list. With a stellar gluten-free menu for both lunch and dinner, diners are not relegated to just a salad, although the Pan Seared Salmon...

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gluten & allergen free wellness event

Gluten & Allergen Free Wellness Event – Austin, TX

I know it's Superbowl Sunday but for those of you not into football this Sunday Austin, TX is home to the Gluten & Allergen Free Wellness Event, being held out at the Travis County Expo Center from 10am-3pm.   What's important about events like these for the...

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Roasted Butternut Squash, Golden Beets & Fennel

Meatless Monday's used to leave me in such a quandary.  After having met Michael Natkin last year, author of Herbivoracious and recent James Beard Foundation Finalist, thanks to his publisher Harvard Common Press, I really have a few found love for vegetables.  Michael and a few other...

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Austin City Guide 2013 - Blinded by the Bite!

Austin City Guide 2013: Gluten-Free Dining (By Neighborhood)

  Welcome to Austin, TX and I hope your ready to eat like a local!  Austin, TX is known as the live music capital (Austin is host to SXSW, Austin City Limits Festival & Fun Fun Fun Fest), but our culinary scene has taken off in...

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Austin City Guide 2013 - Blinded by the Bite!

Austin City Guide 2013 – Eat Like a Local: Gluten-Free Dinner

Welcome to Austin, TX first and foremost!  Austin is such a great music city as you well know (We are host to SXSW, Austin City Limits Festival & Fun Fun Fun Fest), but our culinary scene has taken off in the last few years with much to offer...

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Gluten & Allergen Free Expo

Come join me at this weekends premiere gluten-free event in San Francisco! I had the pleasure of being exposed for the 1st time to the Gluten & Allergen Free Expo last year in Chicago at the Nourished Food Blogger Conference in April.  I had never been...

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Blinded by the Bite! Giveaway – Rachael Ray’s New Cookbook & More

I've been a big fan of Rachael Ray for years now and got hooked on her simple, easy meals!  Since going gluten-free, I've also gotten some great recipes from Rachael's website.  Share your favorite Rachael Ray gluten-free recipe on Blinded by the Bite! Facebook page,...

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Blinded by the Bite!

Blinded by the Bite! Launches New Website

Big news for Blinded by the Bite!  I've officially launched my new website blindedbythebite.com and I want to thank you for you're readership of my blog and I hope you'll visit the new website and subscribe to the blog. I've spent a lot of time thinking about...

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Zatarain’s Gluten-Free Dulac Dirty Rice Mini Frittatas

I am always delighted to be asked by the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness to do recipe testing and so this weekend I had the honor of testing Zatarains Dulac Dirty Rice Mini Frittatas recipe.  Zatarains currently offers nineteen gluten-free products, allowing you to jazz up your...

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Gluten-Free Chipotle Frito Meringues

Gluten-Free Chipolte Frito Meringues – Recipe Testing with Frito Lay & National Foundation for Celiac Awareness

When I saw the email sitting in my inbox from the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness, I squealed with delight, as I was selected as one of five bloggers/food writers to participate in testing gluten-free recipes that highlight Frito-Lay's gluten-free products.           Which recipe do I get to test - Chipotle Frito Meringues of...

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Gluten-Free Cooking: Frito-Lay & The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness

When I saw the email sitting in my inbox from the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness, I squealed with delight, as I was selected as one of five bloggers/food writers to participate in testing gluten-free recipes that highlight Frito-Lay's gluten-free products. Which recipe do I...

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Herbivoracious

Herbivoracious – Cookbook Author Michael Natkin Stops in Austin, TX

Austin is delighted to have blogger and cookbook author Michael Natkin make a stop in Austin, TX today to celebrate the launch of his Herbivoracious cookbook.   Michael is the creator behind the popular vegetarian website, Herbivoracious.com. He has been blogging about food for five years, and recently left his job as...

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Blinded By The Bite Giveaway – Pair of Passes to WholeFoods “Do Something Reel” Film Fest

I was delighted when approached by Whole Foods about giving away two passes to this Sunday's "Do Something Reel" Film Festival, featuring the movie "The Apple Pushers."  If you can tell me what year the Sustainable Food Center was founded you're the winner of a pair of...

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Gluten Free: Macrobiotic & Vegan – Delicious is the word!

One or more of us are on a path to eat better, live a healthier lifestyle (ok I know that can be a painstaking process living in the BBQ Capital ¬ we love our meat here in Texas)!  Austin, however, is different . . ....

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@AustinBakes for Japan – Austin Food Community Raises $11,400 for Japan Relief!

A few short weeks ago I received an email from Kathryn (@ATXGastronomist) asking if I would be part of the @AustinBakes for Japan event, helping out with PR/Social Media efforts, as well as baking gluten-free items.  Of course I said yes to this request, how...

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Somms Under Fire – Another Fab event by @Keepercoll!

I had the pleasure of joining Mark Sayre of the Trio at the Four Seasons, John Knox (@windaddict/@hopsafari), and Jennie Chen @misohungry) for Keeper Collections Wine Ride 2011!  Check out our winning blog post at http://www.keepercollection.com/blog/austin/team-mark/. With that we are all so excited for Somms Under Fire...

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Quiche

Come To The Table: Gluten-Free Quiche

Quiche - It's whats for breakfast, lunch or dinner! I love to eat breakfast for lunch and dinner and Quiche is one of my most favorite gluten-free dishes to make being it's made from "The Incredible Edible Egg!"  Additionally, having found a great gluten-free crust...

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