These are the ramblings of a self-described wheat, grain and gluten-free “gourmet girl” that loves to cook and eat good food. I love creating and sharing recipes and photographing “beautiful food”. In July 2012, I eliminated wheat, grains and added sugar from my diet and rediscovered real, whole fresh foods again and effortlessly lost 65+ pounds. Join me in my wheat, grain and gluten-free journey. See how easy it is to enjoy grain free gourmet, one meal at a time! Welcome to my blog. Enjoy!
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Springtime Strawberry Surprise...Coming Soon to a Blog Near YOU!
Happy 1st day of Spring! Hubby had to attend a long meeting tonight so I had the entire evening to myself. I decided to play in my favorite playground...MY kitchen! I'm currently working on several projects so I will post the recipe for this tomorrow. I snapped a quick photo to give you a sneak peek..."coming soon to a blog near you"...MINE! ;-)
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Thanks so much for playing in your "playground", for those of us trying to eat this new way (new for me) are so encouraged by your amazing recipes!!! This looks yummy!!! We do need to have occasional sweet treats but not do too much damage and these are good!!!
Have you ever considered making sticky buns? You know those amazing cinnamon buns with sticky goodness all over it? I like them without nuts but lots of people like them with pecans. I'm just all about the sticky cinnamon goodness. Could you put this on your list of possible projects? I much prefer the rolls to taste like bread not biscuits but am not sure if that is so possible... But I'm sure I'll love anything you come up with--you are amazing!!!
I'm looking forward especially to trying your chicken pot pie and your buttermilk biscuit recipes. Just haven't been so well lately, so I've only made what I absolutely have to do. But soon!!! You make me believe this way of eating is possible long-term when I see the food you eat!
Have you read the book "Grain Brain" by Dr. Perlmutter? I just watched his 90-minute PBS special called I believe "Brain Change". He asserts we need to give up not just wheat but all gluten, and then basically follows the low carbohydrate, no sugar, higher in good fats program. Just wondered what you thought--he has some convincing evidence that perhaps I need to consider this, at least I want to read his book.
Best wishes, have a nice weekend :)
Hi Joanne -- Thanks so much. I have been thinking about the sticky buns recently -- I have a couple of ideas and will give them a try very soon. Sorry you haven't been feeling well and hope you are better soon! Oh, and yes I have read his book -- it is very similar to the beliefs of Dr. Davis (wheat belly doc). I do not do any wheat, grains or gluten and don't add sugar to anything -- I only get it in small amounts found in very dark chocolate (70-85%) and even then, in smaller quantities. Here's a link where I had written to Dr. P about my success -- he posted an excerpt where I told him my success (from following WB) but how it was closely aligned to his program. http://www.drperlmutter.com/ayla/
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