Archive for June 2013

GF Challenged, The New Label

Dining with my hubby last night at our local restaurant, our waitress informed me that gluten-free breads were “gross and stale” right after I asked for a gluten-free menu.  Inquiring minds always want to know why people are so anti against the gluten-free (gf) challenged, I asked her when or why did she try the gf bread. ... Read more »

Gluten-Free Donuts

Whole Foods has frozen gluten-free donuts.  They are too die for.   The donuts come in chocolate or vanilla frosting/icing and thinking if I bought vanilla instead of chocolate I would be able to control myself….WRONG!!!  Being a chocoholic I assumed I would be safe with the vanilla icing amazingly delicious cake textured donuts.   OMG!!!!  It’s either... Read more »

Losing Weight the VGF Way

It has been a difficult journey in the weight department. First my thyroid decided to take a break from functioning and I gained weight. My doctor discovered the problem during a physical and put me on a medication called Synthroid. What a nightmare. What an awful medicine. I gained weight and started losing my hair.... Read more »

Dunkin Donuts are Gluten Free!!!!

Just heard the great news that Dunkin Donuts is now providing a cinnamon donut and a blueberry muffin that are gluten-free. Donuts are back into our lives. Yeah!! However they won’t be vegan,but it’s a start.  At this rate the others are sure to follow from  Starbucks,to McDonald’s,  a few bakeries, and oh yeah Dairy... Read more »

Fat What's It Good For?

I was walking (my attempt at exercise) with my girlfriend the other day and she mentioned she has a cholesterol problem.  My friend Roberta is tall, thin and model looking and she has my dream body, but enough of that and let’s get to her cholesterol.  Her HDL is high and her LDL is high. ... Read more »

Oreo's GF Life is Great!!!

Trader Joe's VGF amazingly delicious cookies
Just when you believe you are doomed to store bought stale blah cookies, life turns around and there is the Oreo GF waiting for me (you too!!).  Trader Joe’s  [(TJ’s) (I don’t work for them or are paid by them, though they should compensate me for loving their products!)] brought in three absolutely delicious cookies but only one... Read more »

Chocolate Carrot/Zucchini Cake VGF

Chocolate Carrot/Zucchini Cake VGF
My son the CPA (yes, I’m bragging) is coming home for dinner tonight (don’t keep reading, go to  the next paragraph) asked for ribs (I warned you),  corn pudding (has dairy in it),  baked beans (the ones with bacon) and a chocolate dessert.  My family are carcass eaters.  They will also eat tons of veggies... Read more »

Breakfast VGF Style!

Waffles with crunchy peanut butter and a sprinkle of sesame seeds.
My favorite meal of the day is breakfast, I could eat it at every meal.  From muffins to pancakes to waffles and to the old standby; oatmeal.  Yet, as a vegan and gluten-free it has become quite a problem, for you see all the above are laden with eggs, milk and all sorts of carcass... Read more »

Oh Mandolin How Thoust Make My Meal

Oh Mandolin How Thoust Make My Meal
  Ever since I received a Mandolin from my mother I have gone slicing crazy.  I slice potatoes and sweet potatoes and make my own chips, with less oil and I add turmeric for health benefits.  I am slicing zucchini (both green and yellow) and using that as noodles for pasta dishes.  It is much... Read more »