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Q & A with Dr. Vikki: Testing for Food Sensitivities Beyond Gluten (and The Modified Elimination Diet)

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The timing of today’s question for Dr. Vikki Petersen is absolutely perfect, especially since I just published a rather comprehensive post discussing the test (and our results) that Dr. Vikki speaks of below, Cyrex Labs Array 4: Gluten Associated Cross-Reactive Foods. Dr. Vikki, To keep it very brief, I am wondering who you recommend for […]

Knee Slappin’ Good Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Muffins*

I have never had a better blueberry muffin in my life.  Not with dairy, not with eggs and certainly not with gluten. Now, the fact that I was on the modified elimination diet when I made them may have had a teeny tiny influence on my lust for these beauties, but I really don’t think […]

The BEST Mayo-Free Chicken Salad

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At least that’s what both of my sisters said last week when I had them sample it. I first whipped up this interesting little gem of a recipe back in February, when we had just begun the modified elimination diet before going to see Dr. Vikki Petersen.  I think the hardest foods to give up […]

Fluffy Buckwheat Pancakes, Chia Egg Replacer & Corn-Free Baking Powder

Modified Elimination Diet Pancakes

It doesn’t matter how you eat on a regular basis, one bite into one of these bad boys and I promise, you will be asking for more. I think these are without a doubt the best gluten-free pancakes I’ve made in the past 5 years and the most devilishly satisfying aspect of all? The pancakes […]

Detox January and a “Blues Clues Smoothie”

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When was the last time you said ‘I love you’ to yourself? Was it with a quiet day at the spa? A cucumber eye treatment with a purifying avocado, kale and lemon masque perhaps? Prior to a few days ago, that would have been my idea of self pampering.  I’m great at wearing green veggies […]