About the Author
I'm still learning how to live and eat well despite a very restricted diet, which (due to my peanut allergy) also means a restricted life.
Food Foes*All recipes on this site are free of gluten (wheat, barley, rye, spelt), dairy, soy, eggs, peanuts, shellfish, tuna, beef, pork, tomatoes, apples, peaches, and strawberries. And quite a few other things, too.
- How I got peanuted at the doctor's office crunchycook.com/2013/06/13/how… 6 days ago
- What is #gluten anyway? This video is here to help! youtube.com/watch?v=p6CK_Q… 6 days ago
- What should The Crunchy Cook post about? facebook.com/questions/5856… 1 week ago
- Whoops, that previous link was not to a blues song. But this one is. Enjoy. :) youtube.com/watch?v=mbxQ9b… 2 weeks ago
- I think the Man of Steel gets off easier than a lot of us anaphylactic folks since Kryptonite sandwiches haven’t really taken off yet. 2 weeks ago
“This is my invariable advice to people: Learn how to cook- try new recipes, learn from your mistakes, be fearless, and above all have fun!”
~ Julia Child, My Life in France
“The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you've got to have a what-the-hell attitude.”
“...no one is born a great cook, one learns by doing.”
~Julia Child, My Life in France
"Those who forget the pasta are condemned to reheat it."
"After all the trouble you go to, you get about as much actual 'food' out of eating an artichoke as you would from licking 30 or 40 postage stamps." ~Miss Piggy
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Tag Archives: Health
Are you feeling confused by all the “gluten-free” labels popping up on everything from cereal boxes to sandwich meat? Do you think celiac disease is an allergy to gluten? Are you unsure whether it’s all a big hoax or maybe … Continue reading
I’ve shared this recipe before, but I had to post it on The Crunchy Cook again when I realized yesterday that it’s one of the few recipes previously posted on my blog that I can still eat. I can eat … Continue reading
I’ll be honest with you, I have a bit of a love-hate relationship with Disneyland. Spending a day at Mickey’s lair makes me feel like I’m vacationing inside of a giant advertisement—an entire theme park dedicated to living in, wearing, … Continue reading
My friend, Emmalie, who is gluten and lactose free as well as vegetarian, and I were talking about the complicated process of going gluten-free. And she shared an excellent idea with me about how she keeps track of what foods … Continue reading
So, you’ve just been diagnosed with celiac disease or you’re starting an elimination diet to determine the future state of your relationship with gluten. You’re feeling overwhelmed and unsure of where to go from here. It’s normal to feel overwhelmed … Continue reading
I grew up in a family with a lot of food allergies, so reading ingredient labels looking for random things like mushrooms, mint, carrots, and honeydew was just a part of life. It wasn’t until I discovered I had Celiac … Continue reading