Nominated for 2018 WEGO Health Best in Show: Blog

I'm honored to say that I've been nominated for the Best in Show: Blog in the 2018 WEGO Health Awards. Click here to view my nomination profile.

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Product Review: Gluten Free and Dairy Free Millet and Flaxseed Bread from Live Well Trinidad - Gluten Free Shop

Also tried the Millet and Flaxseed bread from Live Well Trinidad - Gluten Free Shop. The bread is also dairy free and preservative free. The taste and texture were pleasing. The bread is soft and doesn't break apart even after reheating. I tried it with egg and pastrami for breakfast. Delicious...

Product Review: Gluten Free and Dairy Free Muffins from Live Well Trinidad - Gluten Free Shop

It’s been a while since I did a product review but I’ve recently purchased some gluten-free muffins from Live Well Trinidad - Gluten Free Shop and I had to write about it. I received six muffins, two for each flavour: blueberry, chocolate chip and banana. They were organic, dairy free and tasted amazing. The texture was great. Soft, not dry and they didn’t fall apart easily which is sometimes an issue with some gluten free baked goods. I enjoyed all of the flavours but my favourites were the chocolate chip and banana. The sweetness wasn’t overpowering and I ate two muffins within 2 minutes and by the third, I realized I should’ve slowed down and saved for later. The aroma was pleasing, especially the banana muffins. Live Well Trinidad does delivery and they offer a lot of tother items such as breads, cakes, puffs, roti, cookies, etc.

Check out their facebook page for more: Live Well Trinidad - Gluten Free Shop

Healthcare Directory for Celiac Disease

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Product Review: Daiya New York Cheezecake (Gluten Free, Dairy Free and Soy Free)

For my birthday a few days ago, I bought a lot of desserts so I here is a review of one of them, the daiya New York Cheezecake which I bought from Be Free Foods Organic Grocery.

My Gluten Free & Dairy Free Vacation in Dominican Republic

Recently, I visited the Dominican Republic for a week vacation and to attend my cousin’s wedding. This was my first time travelling to a different country since being on a gluten free and dairy free diet I was mostly worried about the food, of course. I was also travelling to a country where Spanish is the primary language and I wasn’t fluent.

Daiya Dairy Free Cheddar Cheese Product Review

I recently bought the Daiya Dairy free Cheddar Cheese block at Be Free Foods to test it out. I was so excited that I didn’t care about the cost. I had to try it. It has been 6 years since I had dairy. I had to cut out all forms of dairy from my diet a long time ago due to allergies. I made something simple with the cheese so I would be able to get a better taste of it. I didn’t want the food to be overpowered by other flavours. So I made, the classic Mac and Cheese.