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Hesitations & Hurdles: Embarking on a New Endeavor

Mary Shulman is the founder and executive vice president of marketing for Snikiddy, the line of all-natural snacks made from simple, wholesome, real-food ingredients.  Mary started Snikiddy in 2007 with her mother, Janet Owings, and has created a line of leading snacks that pair nutrition with great taste the whole family can enjoy!  Snikiddy’s family … Continue reading

Listening to Your Inner Truth

By Mary Waldner, Founder of Mary’s Gone Crackers As founder and chairman of Mary’s Gone Crackers, Mary Waldner leads product development and brand strategy for the company. Inspired by her own struggles with celiac disease, Waldner created Mary’s Gone Crackers to provide a delicious gluten-free snack option for consumers.  Her handcrafted cracker recipe became a … Continue reading

Glow Gluten Free: Jill Brack

Jill Brack is the founder and owner of Glow Gluten Free, a brand of gluten-free cookies. Jill is often seen at food industry trade shows and celiac awareness events. Like most women, I do it all: I’m a mom, a wife, a gluten-free baker, a crazed entrepreneur and the owner/founder of Glow Gluten Free, a … Continue reading

The Healthy Apple: Amie Valpone, HHC, AADP

Amie Valpone, HHC, AADP, is Editor-in-Chief of The Healthy Apple and Publisher and Marketing Director of Easy Eatsonline gluten-free magazine.  Amie is a Manhattan based Personal Chef, Whole Living Expert, Professional Recipe Developer and Food Writer specializing in simple Gluten-Free ‘Clean’ recipes for the home cook. It was six years ago this month that my … Continue reading

The Gluten-Free RD: Rachel Begun

Rachel Begun, MS, RD, CDN, is a registered dietitian and accomplished food and nutrition communications professional. She is a member of NFCA’s Scientific/Medical Advisory Board and an expert for NFCA’s Ask the Registered Dietitian. Learn more at The Gluten-Free RD. July 2000: Simultaneously completing my graduate degree in Nutrition Education from Teachers College, Columbia University and … Continue reading

Sweet Freedom Bakery: Heather Esposito

Sweet Freedom Bakery is a gluten-free, vegan and allergy-friendly bakery based in Philadelphia. Co-owner Heather Esposito shared the story of she and Allison Lubert brought a dream to life. Imagine you are gluten-intolerant, pre-diabetic and lactose intolerant with an intense sweet tooth and want to eat a piece of cake. What would you do?  Well, … Continue reading