Ditching gluten for the new year? You're not alone! More and more people are giving up gluten due to health issues or just by making a lifestyle choice.

If you want to make a change this year, you can take the Gluten Free 101 class this Thursday at Mixin' it Up Gluten Free Bakery in Sauk Rapids. The class is being offered from 6-7pm on Thursday (January 11th) and at it you will learn all the basics of being gluten free. The instuructors will be able to answer any questions you may have, and you get to taste-test gluten free items! When you leave the class, they will even send you with recipes and food so you are ready to go.

Cost for the class is $25 and it is limited to 8 people so sign up soon! You can RSVP to their Facebook event here, and sign up by calling (320)-259-7105. You can also book through Sauk Rapids Rice Community Education.

Mixin' It Up Gluten Free Bakery is located in Sauk Rapids near Jimmy's Pour House, across the street from Walgreens.