La Colombe is now carrying Flakely gluten-free treats!
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La Colombe is now carrying Flakely gluten-free treats!

Welcome news for celiacs or others who follow a gluten-free diet: La Colombe locations in Philly and Bryn Mawr will offer locally-made gluten-free goodies from Flakely, a Manayunk based gluten-free bakery.  Flakely’s individually-wrapped handheld pastry with strawberry jam and a custom savory smoked gouda and chive scone will be available daily. Demand is already high, though, as the … Continue reading

Gluten-Free Boss Babes Flakely and Fox & Son Fair Foods Team Up for GF Pizza Hawt Pockets
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Gluten-Free Boss Babes Flakely and Fox & Son Fair Foods Team Up for GF Pizza Hawt Pockets

Move over Hot Pockets, say hello to gluten-free Hawt Pockets! These new gluten-free handheld pizzas are the result of a collaboration between two dedicated gluten-free food businesses in Philadelphia. Flakely GF and Fox & Son Fair Foods have teamed up on this locally-made gluten-free version of the popular microwavable pizza turnover. Flakely GF is run … Continue reading

Gluten-Free Chipwich Benefits William Way Center
Cookies / Gluten Free / Ice Cream / Manayunk

Gluten-Free Chipwich Benefits William Way Center

Gluten-free and miss having a classic cookie ice cream sandwich? Take note of this! Two Flakely soft gluten-free chocolate chip cookies are paired with Zsa’s vanilla ice cream for a gluten-free chipwich with rainbow sprinkles. Each chipwich is $9 and to celebrate PRIDE, a portion of the proceeds will go to the William Way Community … Continue reading

Women Chefs in Philadelphia You Should Know: Chef Lila Colello
Chefs / Gluten Free / Women's History Month

Women Chefs in Philadelphia You Should Know: Chef Lila Colello

I’ve written about Chef Lila Colello many times before. The first article dates back over ten years ago and last summer, about the pop-up shop she ran in Narberth. Since her Celiac disease diagnosis many years ago, classically-trained pastry chef Lila has been helping gluten-free folks with fresh-made artisan bread, pastries, and other baked specialties. Her award-winning Flakely gluten-free baking operation … Continue reading

Product Corner: Naked Nutrition Gluten-Free Protein Cookies
Cookies / Food Products / Gluten Free

Product Corner: Naked Nutrition Gluten-Free Protein Cookies

Did you know that SOFT, gluten-free, soy-fee, GMO-free, no high fructose corn syrup cookies exist? They do! I recently tried the new Naked Cookies by Naked Nutrition and I was blown away by how good they are. Most gluten-free cookies are dry, crumbly, and taste like cardboard. I’m happy to say that these are the … Continue reading

Flakely Gluten-Free Bakery Pop-Up at Pinwheel Provisions in Narberth
Baked Goods / Gluten Free / Main Line

Flakely Gluten-Free Bakery Pop-Up at Pinwheel Provisions in Narberth

Flakely, a Main Line-based gluten-free baker of artisan bread and French pastries, will pop up and fully take over the Pinwheel Provisions storefront located at 121 N. Narberth Ave., Narberth, PA, starting on June 30 through August 7. Pinwheel Provisions, who had been carrying Flakely products since last year, will be going on vacation and … Continue reading

Banza Pizza Coming to Oath Pizza in Philadelphia
Ardmore / Gluten Free / Main Line / Pizza / Vegan

Banza Pizza Coming to Oath Pizza in Philadelphia

Starting today, Banza will begin rolling out its chickpea pizza crust to guests at Oath’s 50+ restaurants, beginning with one of its Philadelphia-area locations in Ardmore, PA at 59 St James Place. This is a strategic decision made by Oath, whose consumers have been asking for a pizza that is both gluten-free and vegan — … Continue reading

New Site Finds Suitable Philadelphia Restaurants for Food Restrictions
Gluten Free / Sponsored Post / Vegan

New Site Finds Suitable Philadelphia Restaurants for Food Restrictions

Over 10% of the population has an allergy, and an even larger portion follow a diet. For most, finding suitable dishes at restaurants is a frustrating process. The lack of options means settling for the same tiring dishes like garden salads, veggie burgers or plain rice. A new start-up is helping anyone with a dietary … Continue reading

Flakely Gluten-Free Launches New Web Store (Promotional Offer)
Baked Goods / Gluten Free

Flakely Gluten-Free Launches New Web Store (Promotional Offer)

You can now order fresh, gluten-free bread and pastry online. Main Line-based Flakely has launched its web store allowing customers to conveniently order gluten-free brioche bread, gluten-free brioche buns, and gluten-free croissants at flakelygf.com. For the month of July, they are offering my readers 10% off any order. Use code “PGRUB7” at checkout. Orders can … Continue reading

Celiac Baker Delivering Gluten-Free Bread During COVID-19 Crisis
Baked Goods / Gluten Free

Celiac Baker Delivering Gluten-Free Bread During COVID-19 Crisis

During this difficult time, everybody is rushing out of their homes to the supermarkets to stock up on food and household goods. There’s normally enough to go around under usual circumstances, but during a crisis, people kick into panic-buying mode taking way more than their fair share. People with Celiac disease and living gluten-free lifestyles … Continue reading