GAPS · paleo · SCD · special diets · travel · weekly prep

Traveling on the GAPS Diet: How I Did It and Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid

This past weekend, my mom and I drove up to New York to visit Ithaca College. This is the first in a series of college visits planned for the next few months to evaluate the schools I’m applying to transfer to next fall. I was a little nervous for our trip, not because of the… Continue reading Traveling on the GAPS Diet: How I Did It and Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid

dairy free · gluten free · snack · special diets

Light and Moist Cocoa Loaf Cake // A New Kind of Bread

Okay, I realize the title of this post may be confusing. A cake? But also a bread? I know. I’ll get into that in a second. But first, a little background.  As I attempt to navigate the waters of my new diagnosis, I’ve been doing a little bit of experimenting with different diets and as a… Continue reading Light and Moist Cocoa Loaf Cake // A New Kind of Bread

breakfast · dairy free · gluten free · lunch and dinner · snack · vegan

Almond Butter Toast Two Ways

Next to binge-watching Netflix, almond butter is probably my biggest vice. In her book, Not That Kind of Girl, which I recently finished (and loved, by the way) Lena Dunham talks about finishing an entire jar of the stuff in a single night, and I don’t find it hard to imagine accomplishing that feat. I’m not… Continue reading Almond Butter Toast Two Ways

breakfast · dairy free · gluten free · snack · special diets

Simple Crunchy Granola with Quinoa, Almonds, and Coconut // Dairy Free, Gluten Free Recipe

This recipe came about after trolling the aisles of several different grocery stores desperately searching for the perfect granola. It had to be low in sugar, contain healthy, whole ingredients, and no weird additives. Well, after spending a good portion of my time reading the nutrition facts of practically every granola imaginable, I decided it… Continue reading Simple Crunchy Granola with Quinoa, Almonds, and Coconut // Dairy Free, Gluten Free Recipe

breakfast · brunch · weekend

Recipe: Mini Pumpkin and Ricotta French Toast-wiches

Greetings, loyal readers! I know what you’re probably thinking after reading that title: french toast-wich? But bear with me, because when you make these, the question you’ll be asking yourself is which wich do I eat because they all look so tasty. The answer is all of them. Because you can and they’re delicious. Okay,… Continue reading Recipe: Mini Pumpkin and Ricotta French Toast-wiches

breakfast · brunch · reviews

Sous-Sus Reviews: French Roast Uptown

Restaurant Name: French Roast Uptown Cuisine: French Address: 2340 Broadway, between 84th and 85th streets Neighborhood: Upper West Side (second location on Lower East Side) Rating: From the outside, French Roast Uptown appears to be your typical French bistro cafe: small, intimate table seating with an option to sit outside, lighting fixtures reminiscent of old… Continue reading Sous-Sus Reviews: French Roast Uptown