Archive for July 2014

My Life Before My Eyes and I Missed Everything

I feel  life has passed me by.  It may be that I have been watching too many tv shows, for example; House Hunters International, a show about people moving across the pond to start new lives.  Why didn’t I have the guts to  live in Paris or Spain when I graduated from college?  Why didn’t... Read more »

Dinner With Roasted Beets For a Tittillating Experience

Dinner is usually a “What am I making tonight?” dilemma.  A carcass dish of some sort has to be provided for my “I’ll eat anything that doesn’t eat me first” husband and then of course the side dishes.  The side dishes tend to be the veggies and/or grain dish. Handling carcass has become quite a... Read more »

I No Longer Wish To Engage in Gluten-Free Eating

I have a very limited diet and one is by choice (vegan) and the other is because I have no choice (gluten-free).  Having such a limited diet makes it difficult to go out to eat or to enjoy a meal in someone else’s home; unless I can get a salad or some amazing roasted vegetables.  I either... Read more »

Ahhhh The Mood Stablizing Potato Chip

Ahhhh; potato chips, possibly the best food fried.  Salty and crunchy and not too high in fat or calories plus its best benefit; potato chips are mood stabilizers. Back in my early days my main meal consisted of Tab (before Diet Coke) and either a bag of chips or french fries.   My day consisted of... Read more »

Desperately Seeking Vegan Gluten-Free Pizza Crust Recipe

Rice Flour pizza dough
Pizza can be eaten for breakfast, snack, lunch and dinner and practically any time except during Chanukah and then only Chinese food is allowed.  I don’t make the rules; I sometimes follow them as long as they are convenient to me.  I love pizza. Gluten-free crusts are not as great as a wheat crust.  The... Read more »

Gluten-Free Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Josh, my middle son is preparing to take the Bar Exam in two weeks.  While studying (I assume, more rant on this later) he came across a recipe for gluten-free vegan chocolate chip cookies.  I should ask him if the recipe was under Torts or Constitutional Law. I will give him credit for discovering this tasty... Read more »

Vegan and Gluten-Free Stamina Crackers

Knowing very well that seeds and nuts are high in calories but chock full of vitamins and minerals, I have created a cracker that will give you energy, pep and fiber to keep you full until your next meal.    The assumption is that you eat every three hours or so and the fiber rich high... Read more »