Meet NFCA’s “Thrill of the Choice” Winner

March 1, 2012

Meet NFCA’s “Thrill of the Choice” Winner

Artistic entry wins $100 gluten-free prize pack from The Hain Celestial Group, Inc.

Congratulations to Tara S. of Fairview, PA, the winner of the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) “Thrill of the Choice” Contest, sponsored by The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. Tara’s creative and visual entry was a true example of embracing the “thrill of the choice” in gluten-free food.

As the winner, Tara will receive a prize pack of gluten-free foods from The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. To see all of their gluten-free options, visit

We received so many fantastic and inspiring entries that we can’t keep them to ourselves. Stay tuned, as we plan to post all entries on

Tara’s winning entry:

glutn-free face paint

“I find the thrill of today’s choices simply astounding! With so many fantastic tasting products on today’s shelves I don’t miss out on any cravings. Brownies, pancakes, pretzels, bagels, grilled cheese and PIZZA! Chewy, gooey cheesy breads and crackers, even beer if you want it. I was heartbroken when my doctor first diagnosed me thinking I was going to starve. I almost peed my pants when I started discovering all the options. There is a celiac twin for almost every product out there. I choose to face paint all my fascination with my favorite foods.My friends are still amazed these can still be my favorites. Sometimes certain items are hard to find, but it’s totally worth the hunt.”