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April Peveteaux
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April Peveteaux is the author of Gluten Is My Bitch: Rants, Recipes, & Ridiculousness for the Gluten-Free (Abrams, 2013) and a blog of that same name. She's a writer andeditor living in Los Angeles and trying daily to perfect the gluten-free doughnut. It's exhausting.

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I Need a Gluten-Free Vacation

(3) Comments | Posted June 11, 2014 | 4:31 PM

Just once I'd love to go on vacation and not crap my pants. Is that too much to ask?

Since I have celiac disease (an autoimmune response to gluten that rips apart the villi in my small intestine and causes a variety of sickness including the aforementioned crapping of...

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Gluten-Free Traveling Without Losing It

(8) Comments | Posted July 16, 2013 | 11:27 AM

Ah, summer. Vacations, road trips and getting away from it all. Unfortunately, for people like me -- the gluten-challenged -- it also means leaving the safety of our own kitchens. Our beautiful (if somewhat sad) gluten-free kitchens with zero possibilities for cross-contamination or accidental gluten'ings that would send us straight...

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Don't Hate Me Because I'm Gluten-Free

(154) Comments | Posted May 2, 2013 | 8:16 AM

Gluten and free: Two words that strike fear in the hearts of wait staff, hostesses, and elementary school teachers everywhere. As someone who didn't even know what gluten was, or that it was apparently the devil, my celiac diagnosis two years ago came as quite the shock. Imagine my surprise...

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