Certified Gluten-Free Nuts Brands

There are many questions out there about food being or not gluten-free. Is paella gluten-free? Is sushi gluten-free? Is ice cream gluten-free? Are smoothies gluten-free? OMG, it can be very frustrating sometimes having so many questions that have no answers, especially when it comes to food. For celiacs, eating can become a non-enjoyable […] Continue reading

Why Are Most High Processed Foods Not Gluten-Free?

How many times have you tried starting a diet to lose weight and you stay the same for weeks and even gain more pounds? How many times have you started eating what you believe is a healthy diet, and nothing, your weight simply doesn’t change. How many times you have decided to join a gluten-free diet because you are celiac and/or […] Continue reading

How to Identify Celiac Disease

Have you ever thought that one small amount of food protein could represent a serious threat to your body and life? Who would have considered a small amount of that food protein an enemy that you had to fight and cut off from your life? When we think about an enemy we think about a person, maybe a bad guy trying to hurt us, beat […] Continue reading

Where to Buy Gluten-Free Food in New York?

It’s not a secret for anyone that going food shopping can be sometimes an annoying routine to do. It is a routine because we have to frequently go to food stores to get the food that we are going to cook and eat in our meals. When you are celiac, going food shopping can be even more annoying for 2 reasons, the first one is because the […] Continue reading

How to Travel With Celiac Disease. Here is What You Need to Do to Enjoy a Gluten-Free Trip

2019 is here. We all wrote down our TO DO lists or bucket lists for this year that had just begun. One of people’s most common New Year's Resolutions is traveling. Traveling the world, traveling the country, traveling the city, anything related to leaving your comfort zone and flying or driving to a place to enjoy the sight, enjoy and […] Continue reading

What Snacks Are Gluten-Free?

I’m sure most people have something in common: we all want to pursue a healthy and balanced eating lifestyle. Even if it isn’t a strict diet that is gonna make us lose weight to look thinner, we are looking for better eating habits to live a healthier life. In my case, I always had really terrible eating habits. I would eat literally anything that I […] Continue reading

What Mayonnaise Brands Are Gluten-Free?

There are a lot of doubts about mayonnaise being or not gluten-free. Actually, that same doubt is out there for almost all food. Tomato sauce, butter, salad dressings, peanut butter, worcestershire sauce, salsa, oil, juice, milk. You always wonder if something you would like to eat contains or not gluten. But the truth is that nowadays many […] Continue reading

What Cheese Brands Are Gluten-Free?

Gluten-free food. You have heard that a lot right? If you are celiac, those may be the words you often hear the most. “This bread is gluten-free”, “those cookies have no gluten”, “that cake is not made with wheat flour”, “stay away of For those celiacs who look to eat safe food, sometimes it can be annoying to not be sure if what you are about to eat is safe […] Continue reading

The Guide You Need to Identify Gluten Hidden Forms in Products that Are Not Food

Gluten-free food. You have heard that a lot right? If you are celiac, those may be the words you often hear the most. “This bread is gluten-free”, “those cookies have no gluten”, “that cake is not made with wheat flour”, “stay away of gluten-based food because that’s what makes you feel sick”. Phrases like that I bet you hear all the time. People telling […] Continue reading

The Essential Food Products Celiacs Should Always Have in Their Kitchens to Cook Safe Gluten-Free Meals

We all have certain items that we always carry around everywhere we go. If you are a guy, you probably carry a backpack around with your wallet, keys, your phone, a pen, headphones and a book. If you are a woman, you probably carry around a purse with makeup, keys, a comb, and gum. In my case I always carry around my phone, laptop […] Continue reading

The Step-by-Step Guide You Need to Follow to Learn How to Avoid Cross-Contamination and Eat Safe Meals

This is very simple. Do you want to start or maintain a safe gluten-free lifestyle? If you are not sure about it, take some time to think but let me ask you something: are you tired of getting sick after eating certain food? Let me guess, those food are mostly bread, cookies, pastas and anything made with flour? You may have a gluten intolerance […] Continue reading

Celiacs: Do You Want to Have a Gluten-Free Kitchen? Start Incorporating These Food Products Into Your Fridge

Gluten-free kitchen? Is that even a thing? Of course it is. If you are celiac, you must take serious actions to remove wheat, rye and barley completely from your diet. You already know that gluten is your enemy, and what do you do with enemies? You fight them, you cut them off your lives, you don’t get close to them. Same here. Treat gluten as […] Continue reading

The Complete New Year’s Resolutions for Celiacs to Start 2019 With a Safe Gluten-Free Lifestyle

2019.... Sounds far away from us, but the truth is that we are just weeks away from it. Ending one year and receiving a new one is always exciting but it can make you feel nostalgic too. Saying goodbye to something that you will never see again can be tough. The same thing happens with 2018, we will never see […] Continue reading

How to Start a Gluten-Free 2019. What Celiacs Need to do To Avoid Gluten

December is almost gone. An amazing year is about to end. A lot of lessons learned, ongoing projects, happy moments and tough ones too. I’m sure all of us have something in common: 2018 has been a year of growth. In my case, I started this year traveling within Latin America. I welcomed 2018 in San Jose, Costa Rica surrounded by […] Continue reading

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We are Mariana Lessmann and Matt Ackerson.

Mariana graduated from Communications & Journalism in Caracas, Venezuela, and has over 10 years of experience as a writer. She has worked on Digital Marketing, and for over 10 prestigious Cable Television Channels aired in Latin America. Matt graduated from Cornell University in New York. He started his own company in 2010, and has been running it by himself since then. Matt is an expert in Marketing, Sales, and creating 6-Figure Funnels for online businesses.

Over the past year we decided to start a company together and created "Vookies", that later expanded and became "Be Breader". We have been helping celiacs around the world to optimize and improve their health by incorporating safe and delicious meals into their daily menus.


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