Elimination Diet

Moringa Fruit-Nut-Ola Grain-Free

Moringa Fruit-Nut-Ola Grain-Free

This Moringa Fruit-Nut-Ola Grain-Free is a delicious and simple mixture of nuts, dried fruits, sesame oil, and Moringa powder. It’s mildly green and a little sweet, a little tart, and filling enough for breakfast. I think of it as trail mix thrown into a food […]

Shepherd’s Pie Gluten and Dairy-Free

Shepherd’s Pie Gluten and Dairy-Free

Comfort Food This easy Shepherd’s Pie (Gluten- and Dairy-Free) is savory, filling comfort food, with a little of everything! Easy to prepare in less than an hour and take to a potluck or young family’s house. Protein, vegetables, and a smooth, mashed-potato topping. Except for the […]

Savory Gluten-Free Nachos

Savory Gluten-Free Nachos

These savory gluten-free nachos are easy and quick to prepare. The flavors of the seasoned meat and the refried beans blend with the fresh cilantro, avocado, tomato and lime. The colors provide for a beautiful meal, though it often gets eaten so quickly hardly anyone […]

2 Gluten-Free Taco Seasoning Recipes

2 Gluten-Free Taco Seasoning Recipes

The taco (or nacho) conundrum Here are two taco (or nacho) seasoning recipes, both gluten-free, but for different eaters.  In case you haven’t seen some of my recent recipes, we hope to learn if certain foods are causing my 4-month-old grandson to spit up after […]

Sunflower-Tahini Fruit-Sweetened Baked Apples

Sunflower-Tahini Fruit-Sweetened Baked Apples

These sunflower-tahini fruit-sweetened baked apples are a quick and easy Valentine’s treat! They have a surprise center of seed butter (in this case a blend of sunflower and tahini). You could use any seed or nut butter you like. Drizzle with non-dairy or dairy yogurt […]

Raisin Chutney

Raisin Chutney

This raisin chutney gives a burst of flavor from one main ingredient (the raisins) and just four spices, plus salt and vinegar. It’s a simple recipe that takes only 5 minutes to prepare, an hour to soak and an hour to simmer. It is just […]

Spiced Beef-Lentil Stew

Spiced Beef-Lentil Stew

This One-Pot Spiced Beef-Lentil Stew is exotic yet so soothing. It has the intense flavors of Persian and Moroccan cuisine: vegetables and beef with cinnamon, cumin and ginger. Just close your eyes and imagine palm trees next to your table! And if you already DO […]

Asafetida the Onion Alternative

Asafetida the Onion Alternative

Asafetida and an elimination diet Staying away from onions and garlic? Missing the flavor? Try this spice. Asafetida – the onion alternative –  can be used as a substitute for the flavors of these two vegetables, if not the texture.  The key to a successful […]

Chicken, Black Rice and Zucchini Soup

Chicken, Black Rice and Zucchini Soup

This chicken black rice zucchini soup is simple to prepare yet flavorful. It owes its wonderful colors to the turmeric, carrots, black rice and zucchini. I served it to my “picky eaters” — people who were not on an elimination diet — and no one […]

Elimination Diets

Elimination Diets

An Introduction and Tips for Starting You’ve arrived at this page because you have questions about “elimination diets” in general or about my recipe series. This short article explains some aspects of elimination diets and gives 5 tips for starting one.  Please note that I […]