Hi! I’m Deana. This food blog is all about cooking wholesome real food and developing gluten free recipes for some of our favorite comfort foods. I also create weekly menus to save time and money while reducing stress and food waste. I had to start eating gluten-free in 2010 and dairy/casein-free (except for the occasional Parmesan or goat cheese) in 2014. I’m kind of a science nerd, too. In the ’90s, I earned an undergrad degree in biochemistry from The University of Texas at Austin. Hook ’em! Then followed up with a PhD in biochemistry and a law degree from the University of Houston. I recently earned a certificate in genomics/sequence analysis from Johns Hopkins University, where I also took a very cool food microbiology course.
This blog is about cooking real food from unprocessed ingredients to make simple and naturally gluten-free meals and casein-free/dairy-free (except for a little aged Parmesan and goat cheese). We try to "healthify" our favorite comfort foods using organic fresh veggies, lean proteins, healthy grains and lots of spice!