Monthly Archives: November 2011

Product Review: Evol Foods’ gluten-free bowls

The other week, Evol Foods mailed me some coupons so I could try out their gluten-free, microwavable bowls. Excellent. I totally dig coupons.

And, obviously, since I’m writing about them — I dug the Evol Bowls, too.

Evol started as a burrito company, then got acquired by the people behind Bear Naked and expanded to include flatbreads pizzas and bowls. Only the bowls are gluten-free, so that’s all we’re talking about here.

Four gluten-free flavors:

  • Teriyaki Chicken (dairy-free, contains soy)
  • Fire-grilled Steak (soy-free, contains dairy)
  • Chicken Enchilada (soy-free, contains dairy)
  • Bean & Cheese Enchilada (soy-free, contains dairy, vegetarian)

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Tax Deductions for Celiacs: Worth It?

1918 Liberty Weekly Income Record and Income Tax Record 04Did you know that people with celiac disease are eligible for certain tax write-offs?

It’s true, but before you go getting all excited let’s go over the details. There are definitely people for whom the tax deductions are tangible, helpful, worthwhile — but for most of us, it’s not quite worth it.

The short explanation is that those of us with medically diagnosed reasons for a gluten-free diet are eligible to deduct the difference in cost between our foods and their gluten-full equivalents from our taxes.

Before you go thanking Schedule A, Form 1040, though, let’s take a closer look:
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