After my 30-day Whole9 challenge ended in February, I took what I learned from the challenge and adapted my regular diet to include some elements of a paleo-type diet. I reintroduced dairy because I felt like I needed the calcium, for example, and added back chocolate, well, because I love hot chocolate. Continue reading
I like to read the labels on the foods I try. That way I can go home and try to replicate or improve on things I have purchased or sampled.
When I was in L.A. for the Surf City marathon, I had a gluten-free chocolate-coconut bar that I wanted to try making at home. Continue reading
Spring is here–supposedly. Here on the West Coast (or shall we call it the COLD coast)–it still feels like soup weather, so I decided to share a recipe for another Irish-inspired dish. Continue reading
I have mentioned this recipe to several celiac friends of mine. My mom found the original version in the Bon Appétit cookbook Taste of the World published in 1996—and I found a link to the recipe from a 1995 edition of Bon Appétit.
My mother enjoys trying new recipes, and this certainly was a winner. The original recipe calls for grated lemon peel, but I like to make it with orange zest. Most recently, I made this cake to finish off a Moroccan-themed dinner party. If you’re staying in for dinner instead of going out this evening, this is easy to make and makes a nice, light dessert, which also happens to be gluten-free. Continue reading
A client recently requested that I make my spring rolls for a party, but the event had been moved up a day, so I did not have enough time to make them. Instead, I created this salsa recipe and served it on endive petals. Continue reading