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

dairy free · gluten free · snack · snacking · weekly prep

Cherry Almond Coconut Granola Triangles // Gluten and Dairy Free Recipe

I never liked math in high school, but if I think it was more due to teachers I had and my own stubborn mindset rather than the subject itself. If I had to choose a type, it would probably be geometry. My geometry teacher in high school was the quintessential crazy cat lady: single, flighty,… Continue reading Cherry Almond Coconut Granola Triangles // Gluten and Dairy Free Recipe

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

dinner · lunch and dinner · snack · vegetables · weekly prep · weeknight

Oven Roasted Tomatoes // Inspired by the Mediterranean

Wanderlust. Though the word has in recent years been claimed by tumblr users and Free People wearing millenials, its meaning is simple: a strong desire for travel. This New York winter, with its oppressively grey skies, frigid winds and no reprieve of softly falling snow has aroused strong feelings of wanderlust within me. Having recently… Continue reading Oven Roasted Tomatoes // Inspired by the Mediterranean

breakfast · snack

Recipe: Strawberry Almond Muffins

Recently the weather has been anything but spring-like, which has left me craving warm weather and the fresh produce that comes with that elusive season. And nothing says spring like the smell of fresh strawberries wafting through the kitchen. Warning: the smell of these muffins is seriously intoxicating. As in, when I pulled them out… Continue reading Recipe: Strawberry Almond Muffins