Everybody Eats: Bar None The Best Darn Gluten-Free Bread In Brooklyn

After discovering my daughter’s food allergies bread became an issue. Bread without wheat is hard to find. For years we were stuck with only being able to buy Gluten-Free brands like Udi’s and Canyon Bakehouse, which were okay. Then one glorious day we discovered Everybody Eats and it changed our lives. Everybody Eats offers a…

Going Cashless

A few months ago I walked into a Bluestone Lane coffee shop in Manhattan and ordered a coffee. As I handed the cashier a $10 bill she informed me that cash was not accepted. At first I thought she meant, like just for today, but instead she meant, like never ever. I primarily use my…

A Wheat Free Beer That Doesn’t Taste Like Crap

Lakefront Brewery – New Grist Milwaukee, WI Style: Pilsner ABV: 5.1% Being that my 2 year old daughter is allergic to wheat, I decided that it would be safest to no longer drink beer in the house. In theory, I could drink beer but I would have to do it after she goes to bed…

Need A Break From Eggs For Breakfast? Try Gluten-free Avocado Toast 

Avocados are a good source of vitamins (B&C) and monosturated fats. They’re high in calories but they’re full of fiber and they’re filling.  How to make avocado toast Cut avocado in half Toast bread (gluten-free) Make shallow cuts in avocado so it looks like an ice cube tray Use a table spoon to scoop out…

Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Enchilada Caserole 

One of our favorite meals is enchiladas. When we discovered my daughter’s dairy and wheat allergies we initially thought our enchilada days were over. After a few years of experimenting with different foods, we thought we would give enchiladas a try again.  Enchiladas are customarily made with flour tortillas so we tried gluten-free tortillas at…

Gluten Free Onion Rings

Thanks to another awesome Minimalist Baker Recipe, the family and I enjoyed some Gluten Free and Dairy Free Onion rings for dinner. Gluten Free Onion Rings Recipe – Minimalist Baker I followed most of the recipe, but toned it down on some of the spices. I have small children and I wanted to make sure they would like…

Hot Summer Sunday Afternoons

Photo by: Dedda:Wikipedia Commons One of my fondest childhood memories is of going to my great grandmother’s house on a hot Sunday afternoon. I can imagine the sound of my mom’s keys clanking against each other as she took them out of her bag. I remember the loud noise the 1000 pound wrought iron gate made…

Making Our Home Safe For Our Child Meant Going Wheat and Dairy-Free

By: Andrew Sarno        When my daughter was 9 months old we felt it was time to incorporate more solid foods into her diet. As recommended by her pediatrician we slowly introduced her to different foods we thought she would like and were considered safe (low risk of allergic reaction). At first we…

Making Homemade Bread Using Pamela’s Gluten-free/Non-dairy Mix

Step 1: Pour Pamela’s Gluten-free/Non-dairy Bread Mix into Cuisinart bread maker Step 2: Pour Yeast Packet and additional ingredients (water, oil, eggs) into bread maker. Step 3: Set Bread Maker to Gluten-free bread setting. Step 4: When finished, open door and let cool.  Step 5: Once baking pan has cooled, using a pot holder lift…

Sunday Night glutino Gluten-free Pizza and Football

My family’s favorite pizza dough is glutino Pizza Crust Mix. It’s Gluten-free, wheat-free, kosher and we make it dairy-free also. My daughter is allergic to wheat and dairy and I’m also allergic to dairy so glutino pizza is perfect for us.  I’ve made the dough several times now and it takes some getting used to….

Bob’s Red Mill GLUTEN FREE Old Fashioned Rolled Oats 

When we discovered that my daughter was allergic to wheat I assumed that we would no longer be able to eat oatmeal, which would be tough for us. Oatmeal is a staple in our house especially during the winter months. Our kids love it topped with cinnamon, raisins and a little brown sugar. Oatmeal is…