Last night I attended an event. It was a VIP cocktail party, with classical music being played live and hor d’oeuvres floating by. As we’ve already discussed, wine is gluten free. So there was no issue there. The food however, as always, was a bit of a pain. Like a thirsty (wo)man staring at the … More Gluten Free Hors D’oeuvres – Not Tonight!
When I began my journey into the land of gluten-free food I found that all of the cereals I used to love were now off limits. My heart broke a little. I searched through the cereal aisle, reading the nutritional information and box after box was the same: WHEAT. I ventured further down the cereal aisle, to the … More Gluten-Free Cereal: There is such a thing… and it be damn yummy!
Breakfast during the week is always a hurried affair. I need something substantial, something fast and something I can make while I’m still half asleep. Poached eggs are one of the simplest things to make. It might take some practice to get your technique down, but once you’ve mastered the art of boiling water you’re all … More Poached Eggs
After working all day the the last thing I feel like doing is spending hours in the kitchen. It’s important to stay gluten-free, but also maintain a balanced diet. So while ordering a gluten-free pizza is tempting, I really can’t be doing that too often. I can’t be eating my weight in cheese every week! Tonight, like … More Rice Noodles with Veggies & Shrimp
A gluten-free lunch doesn’t mean you’re having a salad. At this point I’m actually getting quite sick of salads. Lettuce + Protein = Yawn. Been there. Done That. Way way too many times. Most days I tend to brown bag it and bring something yummy and heathy from home for lunch. I’d like to provide some … More G-Free Lunch, Hold the Salad!
The 5 hour road trip was a lot of fun. As predicted we stopped for dinner en route. Wendy’s chilli and a chicken salad was the perfect pre-race dinner. Since the race began at 8am I knew I’d need to be having breakfast around 6am… also knew that hotel room service or the restaurant in … More Winner Winner Chicken Dinner
Athletes that maintain a gluten-free diet face an interesting challenge when it comes to pre-race and post-race fuel for their body. Tomorrow morning’s race is in a city that is about 5 hours away, so I know I’m eating dinner on the road tonight. I try to make wise choices when eating out, especially when I’m … More Gluten-Free Athletes’ Race Fuel