If you’re still scrambling to come up with a delicious dish that you can make in time for an early Thanksgiving dinner, we’ve got you covered.
The flood of beauty products being marketed as “gluten-free” would have you believe that someone with celiac disease cannot so much as dab at the stuff. But that’s not quite the case, say gluten-sensitivity experts.
Enter: the elimination diet. RELATED: 11 of the best diets for getting healthy “Elimination diet” was number nine on Yahoo’s list of top-searched diets of 2014. The nation’s top progressive docs, Frank Lipman, MD, Mark Hyman, MD, and Alejandro Junger, MD, all prescribe some form of it. Celebrities, like Gwyneth Paltrow, have tried it and trendy health coaches, like the ones at Urban Detox Club, recommend it to their clients.
It is, of course, a very legitimate way certain people need to eat in order to be healthy (since celiac disease hinders the digestion of gluten), but it’s also a something loads of people have been trying to boost their digestion and have more energy. It’s a beauty girl’s way to be health-conscious.
For those of us who cannot eat gluten, the choice is clear: Eat familiar foods with gluten and say no to our health, or learn to love the foods that feed us and say yes to our lives. Life changes when we learn to say yes. Related: 35 Pantry Staples for Healthy Eating Gluten-Free Chocolate Layer Cake The gluten-free flours used in this recipe, available at Bob’s Red Mill and natural-foods stores, yield delicate results. The cake is best eaten right after it’s decorated.
Before you answer, check out this recipe for chocolate chip cookies from Liz Moody of Not Crazy Healthy. They taste—really—exactly like the sugar- and flour-packed versions, except with no refined sugar, no flour, a ton of good fat, magnesium and vitamin E, and a whopping 4 grams of protein per cookie.” (Liz also says she tested them out on her nieces…and they had no idea they were healthy!) Related: The 10 Healthiest Foods to Have in Your Kitchen World’s Best Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies Courtesy Liz Moody 1 cup raw cashews * ½ cup unsalted almond butter * 2 eggs (preferably pastured) 2 tsp. Add in almond butter and process for 30 more seconds, scraping down the sides, before adding eggs and vanilla and processing an additional 30 seconds, scraping down the sides, until the batter is uniform.