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Imperfect Foods Delivery May 27 + Weekly Menu Plan

Why Imperfect Foods? We got our first delivery from Imperfect Foods this week and I’m excited to see how this goes. I created a gluten-free menu plan based on what was in our delivery box so we could try and prevent anything getting thrown away. There were several reasons we decided to try this delivery service. They deliver “ugly” or imperfect foods to your door...

copy cat Samoas cookies

Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Samoas

These copy cat Samoas cookies are super simple to make and they are dairy-free and gluten-free! We use organic dark chocolate, toasted coconut, and pre-made gluten-free cookies. The caramel is made with date syrup, coconut milk creamer, vanilla, and a pinch of salt. I’m surprised by how good they turned out to be honest. Girl Scout Cookies Don’t we all love the annual Girl Scout...

Austin gluten-free restaurants - Brisket tacos and brussels sprouts at the Peached Tortilla

Austin Gluten-Free Restaurants | Central, East & South

Welcome to my 2020 updated round-up of gluten-free restaurants in Central, South and East Austin!  Whether it is Tex-Mex, BBQ, worldly cuisines, fun fusion, healthy eats, comfort food, casual, grab ’n go, or finer dining food – here’s your guide to some of the best gluten-free restaurants near Downtown ATX. One of the things that has really improved in the last few years is that...

green beans tossed in vinaigrette with toasted walnuts and fried shallots

Clean Eating Fancy Green Beans

fancy green beans Perfect for the holidays, these fancy green beans are dressed up with fried shallots, toasted walnuts and tossed in a simple red wine vinaigrette. This green bean dish is a healthy alternative to the traditional green bean casserole usually served during the holidays.  Some of our favorite gluten-free Thanksgiving recipes are the perfect roasted turkey recipe a la Martha Stewart with a...

Gluten-Free Restaurants in Austin - Onion Rings at Wilder Wood

Gluten-Free Restaurants in Austin, Texas

Hi everyone!  I made a list of our favorite gluten-free restaurants in Austin, Texas.  It’s really nice to live in a city with so many options! I’m super sensitive to cross-contamination so gluten friendly or gluten free-ish places didn’t really work for me.  But lately I’ve been impressed with how knowledgeable chefs and staff are and how easy it is to safely eat out.  And...

Meat Pit at the Salt Lick

Gluten-Free BBQ in Austin, Texas

Hi everyone!  I made a list of our favorite gluten-free BBQ spots in Austin, Texas.  Luckily, BBQ and most sides are usually great options for gluten-free eats.  Beware of any BBQ sauce made with beer or soy sauce.  But most rubs are either salt and pepper or spice based and shouldn’t contain any wheat.  Always ask, though. And as long as the bread comes from...

incredibly delicious barbacoa short rib at ATX Cocina in Austin

Gluten-Free Mexican Food in Austin, Texas

Hi everyone!  I made a list of our favorite gluten-free Mexican restaurants around Austin, Texas.  It’s really nice to live in a city with so many gluten-free options and delicious Mexican food! I usually try to avoid Mexican restaurants or food trucks where they make tons of flour tortillas in house like Chuy’s and Pappasitos because I am sensitive to cross contamination. There is so...

Eat the Rainbow! 14 delicious and nutritious salads from the weekly menu

14 Delicious + Nutritious Salad Recipes

Time for a round up of some pretty awesome delicious + nutritious salad recipes with a huge variety of veggies, fruits, nuts, seeds, lean protein, and good-for-you fats.  These 14 salad recipes are all gluten-free and have healthified homemade dressings! Eat The Rainbow Indeed! When spring rolls around cravings shift from soups and stews to bright, beautiful salads.  Aren’t all the spring and summer seasonal...