Jill has celiac disease and is the founder of Glow Gluten Free Cookies. Stella is her 14-year-old daughter, and she also has celiac!
When Jill Brack and her daughter Stella were diagnosed with celiac disease, Jill started a gluten-free cookie company called Glow Gluten Free. She named it Glow because she wanted everyone to know that being gluten-free is cool, fun and healthy!
How long have you been gluten-free?
Jill: 7 years
Stella: 5 years
What’s your favorite gluten-free food?
Jill: I eat an apple a day. No joke.
Stella: Mint chocolate chip ice cream sandwiches with Double Chocolate Glow Gluten Free cookies.
What’s the coolest thing you’ve done since going gluten-free?
Jill: This year I learned to surf in Costa Rica.
Stella: I made the Honor Roll at school 2 years in a row.
Describe your perfect gluten-free day.
Jill: Rock climbing up in Maine.
Stella: Shopping with my friends in NYC.
What is your dream for the next generation of gluten-free kids?
Jill: For sandwich choices everywhere to be white, wheat or gluten-free.
Stella: For people to understand that eating differently doesn’t make you different.
If you could tell gluten-free kids one thing, what would it be?
Jill: Being gluten free is a small part of who you are. Find out what you’re good at and GLOW!
Stella: Try different foods all the time and encourage your friends to try gluten free food.