There are so many great advocates in our gluten-free community! If you are looking to connect with or follow social media influencers, we’d like to introduce you to some of our favorites and friends:
@baltimoreglutenfree & @glutenfreecollege
Andrea Tucker is a Celiac Advocate and the Founder of Baltimore Gluten Free, an online and in-person gluten-free community for those in Baltimore and beyond. She is the founder of Gluten-Free College 101 that helps parents of gluten-free teens find safe colleges where they can thrive. Andrea is the host of a daily briefcast: The Gluten Free News, a mix of news, research, products, dining, and events for the gluten-free community. Additionally, she leads two dynamic support groups: Cel-Kids which is an activity-based support group for kids living with celiac disease and their families, and the Baltimore Gluten Free Meet Up Group, a social group for adults.
Erica Dermer is a well-known digestive health expert, blogger, and influencer who blogs regularly at Celiac and the Beast. She’s known for her work covering the trade show floor, searching for the best gluten-free products and celiac disease research. She is a patient advocate for digestive health conferences like Digestive Disease Week, American Gastroenterological Association James W. Freston Conference, and celiac disease non-profits.
Jennifer Fitzpatrick is a gluten-free food/travel blogger and consultant who shares gluten-free recipes, guides, and tips to help others eat well and explore with confidence. She was diagnosed with celiac disease in 2009 and, since then, has lived, traveled, and backpacked around the world gluten-free.
Lenny, aka the Gluten Free Dad, is a husband, father, and Marine who began his gluten-free journey to support his wife who suffers from several autoimmune diseases. He shares dad-friendly gluten-free recipes, gluten-free parenting advice, and promoting all the great products in the gluten-free community.
Anna Moon of Beautifully Gluten Free provides one-on-one support for the emotional and lifestyle challenges that come with following a gluten-free diet. From creating a safe gluten-free home, planning gluten-free travel, navigating food-based celebrations, working with feelings of isolation, communicating with friends, family, teachers, and in the workplace, and beyond, Anna provides support and assistance before living gluten-free becomes overwhelming.
Coral Barajas is an award-winning author, creator of @glutenfreewithcoral, and host of the #1 gluten-free podcast, Gluten Free You and Me. She provides hope, inspiration, and resources, and through her advocacy, has created a safe and uplifting community for all gluten-free warriors.
Living with celiac disease since 1981 and eating gluten-free long before it was “trendy”, Erin Smith has a unique perspective growing up in the gluten-free community. Erin launched her first blog, Gluten-Free Fun in 2007. In 2011, she founded Gluten-Free Globetrotter, a website that provides information about eating gluten-free and traveling with celiac disease around the globe. Erin has been an organizer of the NYC Celiac Disease Meetup group, a social community of more than 2,500 members since 2005. She also founded the Santa Cruz Celiacs while living in California. Erin currently resides in Brooklyn, New York with her husband and son.
Jill Simms is a wife and mother who has been living with celiac disease for about 3-4 years. She loves to cook and travel and is passionate about showing others how delicious gluten-free meals can be. Jill loves to share gluten-free recipes, travel tips, and new product finds on her social channels.
Leslie Bari created Gluten Free Finds in 2018 after her son Jax was diagnosed with celiac disease. Leslie and Jax help people navigate the gluten-free world by finding, trying, and sharing the best gluten-free products, reviewing restaurants, offering travel tips, and more.
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