Posts Tagged "dairy-free cheese"

Easy Holiday Appetizers | Gluten Free

Easy Holiday Appetizers | Gluten Free

After I became gluten and dairy-free, I dreaded having to take food to parties. I wanted to take something everyone would enjoy and not shun because it was GF. Prior to my GF lifestyle, most of my dishes I liked to share were drenched in wheat and cow’s milk. It took some thinking out of the box but I was able to throw together some tasty dishes together that were enjoyed by all. I’ve featured here some super easy to prepare appetizers. The first is one of my favorites. You can either take prepared bread slices like these below offered by Mariposa Bakery in Oakland and San...

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The Perfect GF Pizza for Fall

The Perfect GF Pizza for Fall

Both mozzarella cheese and gluten do not agree with me so pizza has been a disastrous experience for me in the past. Couple a delicious cheesy slice of pizza with an ice cold beer at a college party and later you’d find me doubled over in the corner…not fun. At the time, I had already connected the dots between dairy and abdominal pain but not yet with gluten. I have to admit that pizza is one of those foods that I miss the most (not the cramps though) and is a food that many of my clients are sad about when they think they have to give it up. Leave it to me to find a loop hole....

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Green Bites Cafe – Restaurant Review

Green Bites Cafe – Restaurant Review

This little cafe in San Jose was recommended to me by a friend and colleague who is also gluten and dairy-free. As soon as I walked into this simple restaurant, I could feel the love. I was greeted immediately by the owner, Fenny. The gluten-free options were not apparent at first so I inquired about what gluten and dairy-free options they offered. Fenny was very helpful and made me feel right at home. This type of experience can be rare when dining out with special diet restrictions. Very often restaurant staff can be very rude and unhelpful. I even had a server at the Rainforest Cafe in...

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Book Review: The Dairy Free and Gluten Free Kitchen

Book Review: The Dairy Free and Gluten Free Kitchen

With so many gluten-free cookbooks on the market, it’s nice to come across a cookbook that caters to people with multiple food allergies/sensitivities. This cookbook, The Dairy-Free & Gluten-Free Kitchen, featuring 150 gluten- and dairy-free recipes, was written by East Bay resident, Denise Jardine, a healthy eating specialist for Whole Foods Market. She offers breakfast options including several dairy-free smoothie recipes, an appetizer section called “Small Bites,” a section for fish and shellfish, poultry and meat, and even a vegetarian section. She finishes off the...

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