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Top 5 Places to Shop Gluten-Free in Fort Wayne

It is undeniable that the gluten-free diet is becoming a permanent fixture in our culture. Some folks, like me, must eat gluten-free because we haveCeliac Disease or have a gluten/wheat allergy. While others find that a gluten-free diet improves their health and/or quality of life. Regardless of why gluten-free is here to stay…

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Gluten-Free Dining in Fort Wayne, Indiana

First, please be assured that this is not a diet blog. I cannot stand fad diets. Another pet-peeve of mine is hipster foodie buzzwords, and while we’re on the subject I’m also not falling for well-marketed restaurant concepts that put all their soul into their logo just so they can fill my belly with a heavy dose of self-gratification…

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Rise 'n Roll Bakery: Much More Than Donuts

Recently a Rise 'n Roll Bakery and Deli popped up in Southwest Fort Wayne. Even before I stepped foot in the door, I'd heard a lot of buzz about the amazing donuts they were cooking up. So, I decided to check it out for myself. I was in for a real surprise! Not only does Rise 'n Roll turn out…

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Shopping gluten-free in the Fort is a breeze

With many people following gluten-free diets, it's no wonder more and more stores are offering such products. If you're traveling to the greater Fort Wayne area, there is no shortage of stores catering to such needs. Here is a guide to a few local options: 3 Rivers Natural Grocery : 3 Rivers…

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The Vanilla Bean bakery– gourmet flavor, small town feel

It’s like walking onto a set from the Food Network. Every flavor is carefully described. A commentator should be giving an overview of the products, just so that the listener doesn’t get too lost in the luscious ingredients! Vanilla Bean Unique Cookies, located on 3410 North Anthony…

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Find a Variety of Goods at The Health Food Shoppe

One thing that I love about going to the Health Food Shoppe is the variety: makeup, vitamins, baking mixes, and a variety of ready-to-eat foods. When I was little, getting a sack of spicy rice chips was always a treat. Now, I like to explore the sugar-free gum and mints. As you walk into the…

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Downtown Deli Means Fresh

The Downtown Deli and Marketplace has something for everyone. Hot items, cold items, baked goods - they've got you covered! Downtown Deli and Marketplace was originally opened in August 2011, by Amy Pinckney with the help of the Health Food Shoppe. In February, 2012, Amy decided to become…

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The Oyster Bar Does Gluten-Free

The Oyster Bar has a long and storied history in Fort Wayne. It was born on South Calhoun Street in 1830. In its long life, The Oyster Bar has had many names and many owners. It has been a saloon and the gathering place of Fort Wayne’s professional crowd. Now, it is a Fort Wayne institution…

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Courtney’s Bakery

Fort Wayne’s friendly hospitality was evident at Courtney’s Bakery southwest location the moment I opened the door. A vast array of colorful cupcakes greeted me as well as a friendly baker. When she invited me to sample chocolate brownies, I concurred! She explained some cupcake flavors and…

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