Gluten Free Pantry Additions: Dollar Tree Edition

My most recent place of discovery and adventure has been my local Dollar Tree, which is a nationwide chain of 99cent stores. An actual 99 cent store – where every item in the store is $1. Shopping at these types of chains aren’t new for me, it’s something my Mom enjoys because she’s into crafting,…

Food Trappin – Light + Fast

I suppose this is mostly a food blog now. Writing has been a series of new tabs and documents that don’t seem to fully convey what I’m trying to relay. Hopefully, in a few weeks I can come back to these work in progress pieces and find something salvageable in the pile. In the meantime:…

Food Trappin – Roast Chicken

Cleaning out my camera and came across some succulent chicken photos so I had to post them. Let me answer all the questions I know you’re going to ask: I seared the chicken first and finished it in the oven. It’s a cast iron skillet which is the only thing I roast chicken in. Ain’t…

Gluten Free: Pantry Additions

Celiac can manifest itself in a variety of ways so it’s best for you to be prepared for the really bad ones. I’ve learned that keeping some staples on hand helps me navigate the worst of my stomach based shenanigans – here are two of my must haves.

Gluten Free Pantry: Bob’s Red Mill GF Oatmeal w Flax & Chia

Breakfast is undeniably my favorite meal.  Its the only food type that has no restriction on time for me – but Celiacs has robbed me of the ability to feast on all of the delicious gluten that usually accompanies it. Enter alternatives.   I have always been a fan of Oatmeal.  I usually buy it…

Gluten Free Eating – Curry Channa (Garbanzo Beans)

If you’ve been following me for a while you should know my basic food philosophy – I have Celiac’s Disease so all recipes, food suggestions and food reviews mean that they are gluten free. I was fortunate enough to grow up in a cooking ass, Afro+ Indo-Caribbean household where most foods are naturally prepared with…

Gluten Free: Pantry Additions

If you’ve been following me for a while either on Twitter or WordPress – you probably know that I suffer from Celiac’s Disease. It’s been well over 5 years that I’ve been diagnosed and I’m happy to say that while the autoimmune disease itself comes with a plethora of struggle and tears – it’s mostly…