TBT-Lost in Translation, the foreign language of food allergens


  I originally wrote this post in June of 2015.  Since then, I have pretty much licked all of these issues.  Gluten and dairy free products were all a foreign language to me.  But now I speak fluent gluten and dairy free.   I love to cook.  When I started this journey of being gluten and…

#TBT Retro recipe: Death by chocolate peanut butter brownies


    I originally posted this in August of 2015.  I have since come a very long way in gluten and dairy free baking.  I also now have to substitute sun butter for the peanut butter. In previous blog posts, I have shared my failures and triumphs in baking. Just a couple of weeks ago…

#TBT Dining out gluten free


  I originally wrote this post on June 15, 2015.  It’s still relevant in the fact that dining out is still a major undertaking.  So much so, that I hardly go out to eat anymore. When I decided to go gluten free almost a year ago, I sat down and had a talk with my…

#TBT: Is gluten free a scam? revisited


  I originally wrote this post on June 11, 2015.   At the time, the news was filled with reports that the gluten-free diet was a “fad” and that gluten-free foods were a “scam”.  I got all kinds of incorrect medical advice until I figured out that my IBS was exacerbated by eating gluten and…

#TBT: Revisiting older posts with new meaning


I am starting a new feature for Throwback Thursday; I will be revisiting some of my older posts and adding an updated commentary. Today’s retro post is from June 3rd, 2015: Advice is everywhere.  So are opinions.  Everyone has one, and everyone is entitled to one.  That is where the story should end, but it…