Experts Contest

Vote For Your Favorite Expert

To celebrate the launch of Experts Among Us, we’ve brought together 22 fresh faces and exceptional talents who have the opportunity to be published on
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You can vote once a day until 11:59PM PT on October 11, 2013.

Voting for "Experts Contest" is now over. Thanks to all those that voted!

Shelley Valerio

Free Food Guru As a Celiac and mother of a child with severe allergies, I have been extremely passionate about writing seasonal plant-based recipes for my family that are FREE of gluten, dairy, soy, eggs, peanuts, sugar and GMO’s. That is what I call, ‘free food,’ and I would be incredibly excited to share my expertise as the Free Food Guru! I have gained my knowledge as a result of my experience working in restaurants, dealing with an auto-immune disease and allergies, and testing a vast number of products and ingredients. It has truly been a labor of love and source of joy for me. It is my dream to make a difference by helping others learn how to prepare meals from the tremendous variety of fruits, vegetables, grains, and legumes that are available at your local Farmer’s Market or grocery store. As a guru, I can provide sample grocery lists, where to find ingredients, how to store them, and how to use healthy substitutions. From savory dishes such as lasagna and pot pie, mouth-watering raw, ethnic and gourmet foods, to baby and toddler snacks and meals, I will open up a whole new world of deliciousness. My recipes are also versatile and adaptable for vegans, athletes, home cooks and allergy sufferers alike, or anyone seeking to increase their intake of fruits and vegetables. The goal is to be healthy, allergen and toxin free, love food, and be FREE to enjoy it!

Check out some of my recipes here »
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