Category Archives for Gluten Free

Healthy Gluten-Free Eating on a Budget

Is it possible to eat on a budget while also eating gluten-free? Since 2008 I have been eating gluten free for health reasons.  At first I was overwhelmed but now know that you can eat a healthy gluten-free diet without breaking the bank. As a nutritionist who specializes in gluten and other food sensitivities, I […]

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Shrimp Florentine Bowl

I could not stand eating shrimp until I was 30 years old.  I know shrimp is one of the most popular southern seafood items, but I just did not like it.  Finally at aged 30, I was served shrimp at a dinner and tried it.  After a few bites I realized it was okay.  Now […]

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I Love Fresh South Carolina Peaches!

I am so excited that peach season has arrived! I have eaten a huge amount of fresh South Carolina peaches over the years. For most of those years I ate non-organic peaches. Some relatives were peach farmers, so I knew that peaches were a heavily sprayed crop, but I was not aware that those chemicals […]

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I Love Asparagus!

  Asparagus  is the quintessential spring vegetable. Spring has really come to Aiken when I see bunches of local asparagus in the grocery stores. I prefer to buy the young stalks that are less than 1/2 inch in diameter, if possible, so that I can eat the whole stalk and not waste a bit of the […]

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Gluten and Dairy Free Fig Muffins

     Have you ever tried fig butter?  I found it in Trader Joe’s and it is quite yummy.  It tastes like the inside of a Fig Newton cookie.  Try this recipe for a great gluten and dairy-free muffin when you see fig butter in the store. Fig Muffins   6 eggs ¼ cup Fig […]

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Easy Strawberry Pie

      We went to my mother’s house for lunch on Mother’s Day.  I told my my brother I would being dessert so that I could make sure we had a dessert that was gluten and dairy free.  I made this strawberry pie healthier than the Jello pie by using whipped coconut cream instead of […]

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