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Sondi Bruner

Holistic nutritionist, freelance writer and gluten-free/dairy-free food blogger. Lover of natural foods. Avocado addict.

Sondi Bruner is a holistic nutritionist, freelance writer and food blogger who can’t stop dreaming about what to create in the kitchen.

She educates people who follow allergen-friendly diets about how to eat simply, deliciously and safely, allowing them to rediscover the pleasure of food. Drawing on her extensive experience with inflammatory bowel disease, Sondi also helps clients nourish their digestive tracts, embrace food intolerances, and shift their mindsets from deprivation to abundance. Discover more at
How Your Mind and Gut Are Shutterstock / Kaspars Grinvalds

How Your Mind and Gut Are Connected

There is nothing more frustrating being told, "It's all in your head." It's not true, and yet it's also kinda true. Consider this: given what we are learning about the pathway between the digestive tract and the brain, how do we know what came first, the chicken or the egg?
06/30/2015 05:16 EDT
How to Make Dairy-Free Cheese Taste

How to Make Dairy-Free Cheese Taste Good

When I transitioned off of dairy, I bought every single dairy-free cheese on the market. Most of them were gross, and full of crap ingredients that don't support our health anyway. If you're interested in creating delicious dairy-free cheeses, here are a few things to keep in mind.
04/15/2015 12:57 EDT
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Dating With Digestive Issues, Food Allergies and Intolerances

While not a requirement, first dates often involve activities like eating at restaurants and going out for drinks. When you've got food allergies or intolerances, a digestive disorder, or simply like to eat clean, many restaurants become a minefield of potential dangers and embarrassing moments.
08/21/2014 05:43 EDT
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How to Save Cash on a Gluten-Free Diet

I frequently hear people complaining that gluten-free diets are extremely expensive. Does that mean that it's impossible to save money on a gluten-free diet? Nope. I beg to differ -- I think eating gluten-free can actually save you money. Here's how.
06/06/2014 05:14 EDT