The Trouble with eating at someone else’s house

I was just reading a post on a Celiac group I am a member of here on Facebook.  A lady was so frustrated with how she is being treated by her extended family (parents, siblings) and about ready to go off on someone.   Boy, I have been there.  You may be there right now.  You cannot help having Celiac … Read More

Thanksgiving…. what’s it mean?

In today’s society we think of turkey, stuffing and all the fixings for Thanksgiving, right?  That’s cool cause we got you covered at the bakery.  Just go to our “Order” section and order the items you desire.   I cannot help but reflect on the word “Thanksgiving” and what is happening in our world.  I’m not going to go on … Read More

I’m a Celiac, he’s a Celiac, she’s a celiac… or are they?

People will lie about the darnedest things.  But, lie about having Celiac Disease? Really? Yep, I had hired a girl that told me in her interview she had just discovered she had Celiac Disease and could not eat at the place she was working.  She worked with us for close to a year when she left.  Afterwards, she said she had … Read More

That was then… this is now.

When I think back to how this all started, I realize the beauty in it all.  My son Connor was a very sickly kid.  He caught every virus or infection going around.  He had stomach issues for years and was just plain miserable. Which as his mom made me miserable.  I felt so helpless.  Helpless, that is until I got … Read More

How I almost “missed” Thanksgiving

Holiday’s are especially exhausting for a bakery owner. I got up on Thanksgiving day and rearranged my family room to make room for the Christmas Tree. Then put the turkey in the oven and laid down for a little nap. I told my son Connor to wake me after an hour and off to slumber I went. I woke up … Read More

How I “over come” Chronic Fatigue

  When Connor was in first grade I started really feeling rough.  I would ache all over most of the time.  I was the PE teacher at his school at the time.  When we would pull into the garage I would have to sit and rest before I could muster up the energy to come inside our home.  I would … Read More

The Camper

My son Connor was adamant he did not want to go to youth camp.  Told me it would be too much work for me.  I knew exactly how much work it would be.  He went to Kid’s Camp a few years ago.  I made all of his meals.  I labeled each and then went to the camp a hour away … Read More

Miracle on Burt Road

When some people hear the phrase “gluten free,” they think of a fad diet adopted by many because they think it will help them lose weight. But for Denise Walsh, the owner of the Lexington business Gluten Free Miracles, the phrase not only drives her day-to-day work, it is also the key to a healthy existence, for her and, especially, … Read More

Gluten Free Bakery Offers Niche Food Products for Folks with Special Diet Requirements

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section” fullwidth=”off” specialty=”off”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Herald Leader Article April 2015″ background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Imagine a 65-year-old man sitting at a restaurant table crying tears of joy as he eats a cinnamon roll. Seem a little strange, doesn’t it? What if you knew it was his first cinnamon roll in 30 years?

New Lexington Bakery Serving Up Gluten-Free Goodies and Awareness

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”WKYT News Report May 2014″ background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder estimated to affect one in one hundred people. May is National Celiac Awareness month designed to bring attention and get people talking about the disease.