It’s been a busy and fun couple of weeks, and now I have more blog posts in my head than I have time for!
We celebrated my birthday, I hosted a girls’ night, and then my parents came into town for a week. Jeff and I went out for my birthday to this amazing restaurant in Cardiff called Ki’s. Probably 75% of their menu is gluten-free (or can be made GF). Not only that but they buy local, organic ingredients. I had the macadamia coconut crusted mahi mahi. Oh my goodness! Our tummies Continue reading
Another thing I love about doing this here blog is it gives me an outlet for my photography hobby. And a reason to practice. I knew pretty early on in my photography hobby that I had little desire to Continue reading
I’ve had a real hankerin’ for carrot cake lately. What with Easter and bunnies and CARROTS and all. I recently saw this Carrot Cake Milkshake
recipe on one of my new favorite food blogs, Chocolate Covered Katie. She is a vegan dessert maker so all of her recipes are dairy-free. Yay! This crafty little milkshake is an easy and healthy way to enjoy the yummy flavors of carrot cake! And a perfect Easter morning treat!!
I have been eating Gluten Free for over a year now and I am just now discovering recipes with almond and coconut flours. I am guessing because of the whole Paleo Diet (which is grain-free) becoming popular. But anyways, I LOVE these grain-free flours. Not that I have anything against ALL grains. I just love that I can make all kinds of normally-carb-packed goodies with these flours that are higher in fiber and protein than most other gluten-free flour substitutes and wheat flour alike.
Whole wheat : Dietary Fiber 3g, Protein 4g
Coconut : Dietary Fiber 11g, Protein 5g
Almond : Dietary Fiber 2g, Protein 7g
Brown Rice : Dietary Fiber 1g, Protein 2g