Coconut Peanut Butter Oatmeal with Bob’s Red Mill Oats

Summer is here! Well ‘technically’ it will be here in one week, but this weather is giving me all the summer feels! It can be tough to stay in shape during the summer; BBQ’s are happening left and right, and who can turn down that post-work rooftop cocktail. I’ve found the best way to stay healthy during these lovely summer days is to start my day off right. And by right, I mean with a nutritious, protein packed meal.

I’m a huge fan of Bob’s Red Mill products (if you didn’t know from my countless recipes using Bob’s!), and Bob’s Old Fashion Rolled Oats are no exception. Not only are they gluten-free, but they pack 7g of protein and 3.5g of fat. The oats are easy to make and even more fun to top!!

My go-to summer oatmeal: Coconut Peanut Butter Oatmeal

What You Will Need:

For the Oatmeal:
2 C Bob’s Red Mill Old Fashion Rolled Oats
~4 C Unsweetened Coconut Milk
4 T Maple Syrup
Dash of Cinnamon
1tsp Vanilla

To Top:
Handful of Strawberries
Peanut Butter

What You Will Do:

In a medium-sized saucepan, bring coconut milk, maple syrup, cinnamon, and vanilla to a simmer.
Add oatmeal and stir periodically for ~10 minutes or until all the coconut milk has been absorbed.
Transfer to a bowl and top with strawberries and peanut butter!

 

This serving size is for two people! And believe me when I say they are two hearty portions. I’m full all morning after breakfast thanks to this combination of protein, carb, and fat! Start your day out right with Bob’s Red Mill gluten-free oatmeal… you’ll be thankful you did!!

Thank you Bob’s Red Mill for sponsoring this post! Check out more delicious healthy recipes, snag coupons and find stores near you at BobsRedMill.com!

 

 

Aloha

I’ve always said if I ever go to Hawaii there is a good chance I won’t come back. Why? Hawaii is the land of happy! Floral arrangements, delicious healthy eats, blue ocean everywhere you turn… what could be better?! Well I should have said the same about Aloha. The plant-based company featuring lines of protein powders, protein bars, greens, and teas is gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, non-GMO, and vegan. Aloha believes that plants are the ultimate source of nourishment and that our diet should consist of real foods. I can’t argue that!

First up: the greens. The greens come in Berry, Chocolate, and Original, and these little packets are the perfect way to add greens into your diet. I eat a low-carb diet, even when it comes to vegetables, so I’ve found recently it’s been tough to eat all of my greens and not overdo it on my carbs! The Original Superfood Greens packet has only 4 net grams of carb, and adds the nutrients I need. Most importantly, the greens are developed through a patented process in which thoughtfully-sourced whole foods are pureed and then gently dried in order to maintain the valuable nutrients and fiber that are lost in most green juice, and the greens have 200% daily value of Vitamin D!

I like to make my greens drink first thing in the morning or right after a workout! For the chocoholics out there, you’re going to melt when you try the Chocolate Greens!

Next up- the bars! Bars are everywhere these days, and with so many varieties on the market it’s hard for brands to stand out from the pack. Aloha bars come in unique flavors like Mocha and Chocolate Mint, and the good-for-you ingredients will keep you full and energized!

I recently tried the Organic Banana Protein Powder and I’m obsessed. So many of my recipes contain banana, so I’m pumped to add the protein powder to my banana recipes for an extra kick of protein. Aloha proteins have 18G of pure, plant-based protein, no harsh chemicals, fillers, artificial sweeteners (like stevia), or “natural” flavors, and 200MG of Omega-3s.

Aloha protein powder, superfood greens and teas are all paleo-friendly, to top it off! Aloha’s mission to create minimally processed, real food that not only tastes better, but is better for you has been totally successful, and I’m excited to see what the team will come out with next!

If you haven’t tried Aloha yet, you seriously have to… you’re missing out!! Check out their website, here, and use NOBREAD10 at checkout for a discount!!

Stoli Crushed Pineapple and Gluten Free Pineapple Coconut Bread

 

Stoli Crushed Pineapple Mojito!

If you haven’t seen or heard me obsess over the new Stoli Crushed on social media or here on NOBREAD, you may be asking what is this new yellow Stoli?! Well, Stoli Crushed launched last week in Pineapple and Grapefruit, and we at NOBREAD are obsessed. CRUSHED is made from corn and buckwheat, just like Stoli Gluten-Free, but it is also infused with 10% real fruit juice! It launched just in time for summer, a.k.a. prime BBQ season! And I’m headed to a BBQ this weekend, with Crushed in tow.

What’s amazing about Crushed is that you can serve it with club soda or use it in a fun cocktail! I for one don’t get to enjoy fun cocktails too often (bars & restaurants typically sneak too much sugar or gluten in there) so I’ve been perfecting a Pineapple Mojito recipe using Pineapple Crushed! I’m also notorious for bringing a NOBREAD BREAD with me to every event I attend, so what better time to try out a gluten-free PINEAPPLE bread!! Warning: this combo might be one of the best I’ve made to date!

Pineapple Mojito
What You Will Need:

2 parts Stoli Crushed Pineapple
1 part Lime Juice
3⁄4 part simple syrup
Muddled Pineapple
3-4 Mint Leaves

What You Will Do:

First create your simple syrup. To do so, boil 1 Cup of water in a saucepan. Once boiling, add in 1 Cup of sugar and stir until the sugar is dissolved.
When dissolved, let your syrup cool.

Muddle fresh pineapple and mint leaves together in a glass.
Add ice, simple syrup, Pineapple Stoli Crushed, and lime juice.
To fill your glass, continue adding each ingredient BUT be sure to keep your ratios in proportion!!
Top with mint leaves and serve!!

What’s better than a refreshing Pineapple Mojito on a hot summer day? A slice of our NOBREAD Gluten-Free Pineapple Coconut Bread to go along with it, of course!!

Gluten Free Pineapple Coconut Bread

What You Will Need:
½ cup over-ripe bananas, mashed (2 small or one large)
¾ cup crushed pineapple, drained
½ cup sugar
¼ cup light brown sugar
½ cup coconut oil
1 egg
½ t. vanilla extract
1½ cups all-purpose gluten free flour blend (+ ¾ t. Xanthun gum if your flour blend
doesn’t include it)
1½ t. baking powder
½ t. baking soda
½ t. salt
1 T cinnamon
¾ cup unsweetened shredded coconut

What You Will Do:

  • In a small bowl, combine your dry ingredients (sugar, brown sugar, GF flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon).
  • Take two smaller bowls- in one, mash your two bananas. In the second, crush pineapple. **DON’T** puree it in a blender or Vitamix because then it will become juice! Chop it up as best you can, or crush it!
  • In a large bowl, combine mashed bananas, pineapple, whisked egg, coconut oil, and vanilla.

  • Pour the small bowl of dry ingredients into the large bowl of wet ingredients. Mix until the two are incorporated!

  • Add the unsweetened shredded coconut, and mix!

  • Line a bread pan with parchment paper or grease a pan with coconut oil. Pour the batter in.

  • Cook at 350 for ~40 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Let the bread cool before adding your glaze.

Powdered Sugar Glaze:

What You Will Need:
1 cup powdered sugar
2 T Water
½ cup toasted shredded coconut

What You Will Do:

In a saucepan or skillet, combine powdered sugar and water.
Once mixed, toss in your toasted shredded coconut.
Mix quick, and pour the glaze over your cooled bread! It will harden.

And just like that, you have a delicious, gluten-free Pineapple Bread to pair with your Pineapple Mojito! Enjoy!!

Garden Lites: Superfood Veggie Cakes

You listened to me rant about how amazing Garden Lites products are a few weeks ago, here. Well, I’m back at it again! This time I’m back to chat about the Superfood Veggie Cakes.

The Superfood Veggie Cakes are primarily made from a blend of carrots, cauliflower, broccoli, kale, red bell peppers, brown rice, egg whites, and whole egg. They are only 100 calories a cake, gluten-free, and vegetarian! But wait… they’re called cakes?! YES, you heard me right… these small cakes are the healthiest ‘cake’ you’ll come across! Garden Lites has this incredible ability to turn vegetables and seemingly unexciting food into cakes, muffin tops, waffles, and more. Congratulations, team, for making me crave healthy at both breakfast and dessert!

When I received my Garden Lites delivery a month ago, I was quick to eat the banana chocolate chip muffins and hold off on the ‘super healthy’ cakes and muffins I received, thinking that these ‘healthier’ ones wouldn’t have as much flavor as their chocolate-y sisters. I was wrong! The SUPERfood Veggie cakes are SUPER flavorful, thanks in part to a combination of several veggies and the amount of flavor packed into every bite.

The Veggie Cakes, like all Garden Lite products, are so simple to make. You can cook them in a microwave by simply heating them on high for 25 seconds, or you can cook them on a baking sheet at 350 for 12 minutes! When I eat the cakes for breakfast, I typically have 2, and when I eat the cakes for my midday snack, I make one!

The Superfood Veggie Cakes also come in a second variety– Kale & Quinoa. These cakes only contain 90 calories and have less ingredients then their Superblend counterparts. The main ingredients are kale, quinoa, egg whites, whole egg, onion, and carrot, and they, too, are gluten-free and vegetarian!

If you don’t see Garden Lites at a store near you, you can buy them on TheHealthFoodStore.com !! Garden Lites are carried in the freezer section of the following big retailers: Costco, Kroger, Target, Shop Rite, Publix, Meijer, Stop & Shop, Giant, and HEB! To see where you can purchase Garden Lites products near you, check out their store locaterhere! You’ll also find a coupon for a discount off your next purchase!

Cinnamon Dusted Sweet Potato Chips

Today I pay homage to one of my favorite foods, the sweet potato. Roasted, baked, fried; I love sweet potato in all of its forms! I also love chips… maybe it’s because I love salt or maybe it’s because I like to snack, but chips are currently, and forever will be my go-to snack. I may not have a fryer, but I’ve started making my own sweet potato chips! And I’d like to think that mine are a bit healthier… without sacrificing flavor!

What You Will Need:

3- 5″ long Sweet potatoes. 1-2″ diameter
2 T Olive Oil
Pink Himalayan Sea Salt
1 T Cinnamon Powder

What You Will Do: 

Peel and Wash sweet potatoes.
Slice into circles- make your slices as thin as possible!!


Lay sweet potato slices on a baking sheet and top with 2T Olive oil. Also add Salt and Cinnamon.
Toss and mix!


Cook at 350 for 20 minutes, flip/mix sweet potato chips, and cook for another 15 minutes at 400!

The sweet potato chips will be nice and crisp when they are done cooking… and you can leave them in the oven until they’ve reached your desired level of crispiness! The cinnamon is a total plus, giving the chips a nice flavor without any added sugar. It may be June, but I will for sure be making these chips next Thanksgiving!

Keto Chocolate Chip Mug Cake

About three months ago, I started the Keto diet. In a nutshell, this means 75% of your diet should consist of healthy fats, like avocado, nuts, coconut, etc. This also means you’re restricted to eating a minuscule amount of carbs – under 20 grams per day, to be exact.

If you’re asking for a real-world application, 1 cup of kale contains about 6 grams of carbs, and a plate of pasta can set you back 41 grams. So basically, this is really hard.

The first question I asked when starting this diet was, “What the hell can I eat for dessert?” At the beginning I came up with really sad concoctions. They’re literally nauseating to think about.

I would combine almond butter, unsweetened plain yogurt, and chocolate, and microwave it all together and pretend I was eating chocolate mousse. For the record, I highly do not recommend microwaving yogurt.

Finally, I took matters into my own hands and started messing around with recipes of my own. I was in this hot and heavy mug cake phase because, well…everyone loves dessert that takes virtually zero effort to produce.

After forcing all my friends – keto and regular peeps alike – to try this cake and annoyingly asking, “Does it taste like real cake?!” a million times, I present to you the best Keto mug cake in existence (probably). Plus, it only has ~5 net carbs.

Note: if you aren’t following the Keto diet, feel free to use real milk, flour, and sugar.

Recipe originally appeared on The Bacon Princess.

What You Will Need:
2 slices bacon, diced (optional)
1 egg
2 tablespoons milk (I use coconut or almond)
2 dashes cinnamon
3 1/2 tablespoons almond flour
1/8 teaspoon baking powder
1/8 teaspoon vanilla powder (or 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract)
2 teaspoons Lakanto Golden Monkfruit Sweetener
2 tablespoons almond butter
2 tablespoons chopped chocolate or chocolate chips

What You Will Do:

In a small frying pan, cook diced bacon for 2-3 minutes, or until completely cooked.


Remove to a small plate lined with paper towels to absorb the grease.

In a microwave-safe mug or ramekin, combine all remaining ingredients except chocolate. Fair warning, you might want to use a taller mug because this baby RISES!!


Using a fork, mix ingredients until fully incorporated. You might have to whip it a little extra to get that almond butter to break down.


Pat your bacon with paper towels to eliminate as much grease as possible.
Move to a cutting board and chop finely.


Once you have a smooth batter, mix in your bacon and chopped chocolate or chocolate chips.

Place in the microwave for 1 minute and 30 seconds.
Devour after the cake has cooled for a few. You don’t want to burn the s**t out of the roof of your mouth.

NUTRO™

Fuel Your Pet’s Adventures with NUTRO™ Dog Food

I’m sharing #NUTRO in my life as part of a NUTRO sponsored series for Socialstars™.

Living in Los Angeles, there are plenty of opportunities to take in the beautiful scenery, from hikes up to the Hollywood sign, to Sundays spent exploring the many beaches the area has to offer. While these types of activities are fun solo, everything’s better with a cute pup by your side.

Photo by Analiese Trimber

However, bringing your furry friend with you on adventures is about much more than companionship – it’s about maintaining a physically and mentally healthy lifestyle for both you and your dog. With tons of ways to keep you glued to your couch these days, like whatever’s new on Netflix and Hulu, getting outside is more important than ever.

I think you can agree these types of excursions wouldn’t be possible, or can be made much more difficult, if you’re not fueling your body in the right way. Few people are ready to go climb a mountain after inhaling an entire pizza. The same premise holds true for dogs.

There are some foods that doggie tummies just inherently don’t like. This typically includes corn, wheat and soy. Coincidentally, these items are some of the top allergens for humans as well. If you’re feeding your dog the cheapest grub on the shelves, chances are these items are some of the first ingredients on the list – but not with NUTRO™.

Photo by Analiese Trimber

Because we want our pups to be happy, healthy, and ready to follow us on the next adventure, we did some searching and stumbled upon NUTRO™. This pet food brand insists on making protein the first ingredient in most of their mixes, and steers clear from artificial flavors, colors, and preservatives.

Photo by Analiese Trimber

NUTRO™ goes even deeper to have stringent expectations in terms of ingredient sourcing, which allows them to really embody natural, clean ideals. Learn more about their NUTRO. FEED CLEAN™ philosophy here!

While your pup doesn’t have a choice when it comes to the food it eats and can’t really communicate to you if it’s feeling funny from what it’s being fed, it’s important as a dog mom or dad to be in the know on the latest and greatest in dog food.

The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa

The Property:

Pools, a golf course, mountain views, a spa, restaurants, and more, The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa is the ultimate weekend escape. I had the opportunity to visit the hotel the other week and given my schedule was hectic, it was the perfect place to come home to in-between the craziness of my meetings and just sit back and relax. Even in the 105 degree heat!!

Whether you are looking for a golf retreat, place to have your next corporate event, or a simple getaway, The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa is for you!

The pools on the property are absolutely beautiful! “Las Brisas” is the main pool and also the largest. It is located closest to the hotel lobby and restaurants making it a fun and convenient area to grab some sun. If you are looking for a quieter afternoon, check out “Las Hadas,” the Adult (18+) pool. Finally there is “La Paloma,” which is the quiet pool!

DINING:

I had the opportunity to dine at the Westin’s main restaurant, Pinzimini, for breakfast, and I was very pleased with their spread! I mean, eggs, avocado, and smoked salmon are the key foods to my heart! The first morning my friend and I dined at the restaurant and the second morning we decided to order our favorites to the room directly.

Note: the hash browns are not gluten free, nor is the granola!

Gluten-free items are noted on the lunch and dinner menus, and some GF options include the Kale Salad, Shrimp Avocado Salad (my go-to whenever I see one offered!), Beetroot Pistachio Ricotta Salata Salad, and a Buffalo Mozzarella Pizza!!

The Westin is also home to the Fireside Lounge, Las Brisas Cafe, Mission Hills Market Cafe, Season’s Grill, and they have in-room dining! 

Not pictured but also on the property are an amazing tennis court and fitness center! I usually don’t workout on vacations, but I hit the gym every day! It was too nice to skip!

Greater Palm Springs:

Our trip to the desert was to gear up for Palm Springs Restaurant Week! This year, PSRW is June 2-11, and I was so amazed to see how many amazing restaurants are up in Palm Springs, and how they are all so accommodating for people with gluten-allergies!!

Here is where we went:


Lulu California Bistro-
Palm Spring’s go-to brunch hotspot. Gluten-free pizza, pasta, salads, and more! The restaurant’s super causal vibe makes it great for any and all occasions, and don’t leave without diving into a mound of cotton candy!
State Fare Bar + Kitchen- One of the most beautiful restaurant’s I’ve been to in the state of California. Watch the sunset while indulging in gluten-free pita and exquisite cuisine.


King’s Highway Diner- This famous ‘diner’ belongs to the Ace Hotel. Eat inside in the adorable diner, or outside by the pool. Gluten-free tacos are a must, and the restaurant goes out of their way to accommodate gluten-allergies! I’m still dreaming on my Oasis Salad and poolside margaritas!
Bonta Restaurant & Bar- Known for their meats and German delicacies, I was pleasantly surprised to see how many gluten-free options were offered!

Huge thanks to Greater Palm Springs for hosting us on this stay! To read more about Restaurant Week and activities in Palm Springs, visit their website, here! https://visitgreaterpalmsprings.com

Stoli® Crushed

I know I’ve been teasing, but it’s FINALLY time to announce the launch of Stoli® Crushed! Stoli Vodka is expanding their portfolio into the real fruit juice vodka sub-category with this new, fresh, fun expression of premium Stoli Vodka mixed with real fruit juice! Think your classic (gluten-free) vodka, but blended with 10 percent real fruit juice for a refreshing taste. So these beautiful colors you see here… they are totally natural!!

You may be thinking “I’ve seen fruit flavored vodka before” but this is TOTALLY different. The fruit juice in Stoli Crushed is REAL and Crushed has 20 percent less calories than its closest real fruit juice vodka competitor. Stoli Crushed mixes perfectly with Crushed Ice and/or club soda, delivering a refreshing, cocktail that can be enjoyed anytime and anywhere. I love it because it is easy to drink on-the-go – from the beach to the backyard –  just unscrew the cap to make delicious simple cocktails and let the fun begin.

Flavors:

  • Pineapple: Tropical ripe, juicy pineapple with a fragrant citrus nose
  • Ruby Red Grapefruit: Fresh pink grapefruit with a bright citrus nose

If you didn’t catch it above… you don’t want to miss the best part! Crushed is made with 88% corn and 12% buckwheat, just like Stoli Gluten-free, so it’s 100% gluten-free, too! “Gluten-Free” is even noted crystal clear on each bottle. Serve in a pitcher, or use in your fun summer cocktails, I can’t wait for you all to give it a taste!

Schar Gluten Free

Gluten Free brands are emerging left and right, each rivaling each other in uniqueness and taste. So what makes a brand stand out? Exactly that. Uniqueness and taste. Also history, mission, and dedication to the gluten-free community around the world.

Schar started in Italy over 35 years ago, which may surprise some as Italy and gluten-free aren’t exactly synonymous. Especially 35 years ago!! But the brand has been a total hit in Italy, and their impact in the U.S. has been no less significant.

I’ve tried Schar gluten-free bread in the past, as well as their Honeygrams, but with such a diverse product line I haven’t had the chance to try everything. Until now!

First, I have to start with the Honeygrams. Does anyone else miss graham crackers as much as I do?? Graham crackers were one of my favorite snacks growing up, and these taste just like I remember! My S’mores eating days are back!

Next, CROISSANTS! I went to my local bakery multiple times a week growing up so that I could have a chocolate croissant for breakfast. And on mornings that I didn’t go to the bakery, I cooked Pillsbury croissants and would eat the whole pack by myself! When I saw the croissants in my gift bag I couldn’t contain my excitement; they were the first item I cooked! NOTE: you will see on the croissant package that the croissants contain “wheat.” Per the Gluten Free Mall, the croissants contain “gluten free wheat starch.  Wheat starch is the carbohydrate component that is left after processing wheat flour to remove the protein portion.  Schar has determined this product is safe for individuals with celiac disease, but not for those with wheat allergies.” PHEW!

Now to the bread category. Yes Schar has gluten-free breads, but their product line is absolutely one of the most unique out there! Deli style bread, Hot Dog Rolls, Baguettes, Crispbreads, and flatbreads!! Seriously, I’ve never seen a gluten-free baguette so long! I’m also constantly comparing gluten-free breads to one another, and this bread tastes SO much like gluten-filled bread it’s wild! It also is ‘fluffy,’ a trait many gluten-free breads lack.

Lastly, I have to talk about all of Schar’s snacks! I already touched on the Honeygrams, but Cocoa Wafers, Butter Cookies, Oat Biscuits, Cheese Bites, Snack Cakes, Table Crackers, Italian Breadsticks, and Chocolate Hazelnut Bars round out the crew, and they are all must-haves!

Schar goes out of their way to make the gluten-free feel as though they are back in their gluten-full days, and with so many product lines there is a Schar product for everyone!

To find Schar products near you, check out their Store Locater, here!  And to buy online, visit a third party site such as the GlutenFreeMall or Jet.Com to purchase!!

Chocolate Chip Avocado Banana Bread

Avocados. Bananas. Chocolate Chips. Need I say more?! This week’s NOBREAD Bread incorporates all of my favorite foods! Oh! And I can’t forget my favorite natural sugar, coconut sugar. I’m so curious to hear what y’all think; when I finished making it, I actually thought I did it all wrong! Turns out this unique bread has a ‘different’ outcome… but I love different, and this bread is no exception. It’s pretty amazing!

What You Will Need:

  • 1 cup Coconut Sugar
  • 4T Coconut Oil
  • 1 avocado (1/2 cup mashed)
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 Cup Dairy-Free Milk
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 2 cups Gluten-Free All-Purpose Flour
  • Dairy-Free chocolate chips

What You Will Do:

  • In one bowl, mash your banana. In another, whisk your eggs. In a third, mash your avocado. Combine all 3 in a large bowl.
  • Add coconut oil and dairy-free milk. I used almond.
  • In a small bowl, combine GF Flour, Coconut Sugar, and Baking soda. Mix together.

  • Pour your dry ingredients into your wet ingredients and mix.

  • Sprinkle in chocolate chips!
  • Pour batter in a bread pan, and top with a few more chocolate chips!
  • Cook at 350 for 50 minutes.

**NOTE: This is the one bread recipe where the good ‘ol check your bread with a toothpick trick WON’T WORK. The consistency of this bread is going to be more mushy! The bread was ready to come out at 40-45 minutes, but I left it in the oven for 50 minutes, because I wanted the outside of the bread to be nice and crisp. The contrast of crisp bread edge to soft inside is heavenly!

Honestly, this is one of the better NOBREAD Breads I’ve made!! If you are concerned about ‘tasting’ the avocado in the bread… you really don’t! And if you are concerned that the mushier inside means the bread is undercooked… no again! Can’t wait for you to try it!

Lemon Meringue Tart at By The Way Bakery

By The Way Bakery Launches Artisan Breads!

Gluten Free Artisan Bread By The Way Bakery

Gluten Free Artisan Bread

When I first heard that By the Way Bakery had recently launched a new line of breads, I knew I had to get in to try them! Since By the Way opened its first location in Manhattan in 2014 (the flagship opened in Westchester in 2011), it has been one of my favorite gluten-free bakeries in NYC despite the increasing number of competitors.

Avocado Toast using Gluten Free Artisan Bread By The Way Bakery

Avocado Toast using Gluten Free Artisan Bread

While By the Way has always sold sweet treats and pastries, the new artisan bread line marks one its first forays into savory baking. The line includes dinner rolls, demi ficelles, mini baguettes, and boules. Unlike some gluten free breads, all of the varieties are able to hold up to spreads and toppings without falling apart. The baguettes are great for hearty sandwiches, while the boule serves as an awesome base for breakfast toast, whether you are topping with avocado and a poached egg or using it to make french toast! Not to mention, they taste just like their gluten-filled counterparts…or so we’ve been told by our friends and families who have tried them. While I like to buy all of their breads for myself to enjoy throughout the week, they are especially great for entertaining or hosting guests over a holiday even if your guests aren’t gluten-free. They’ll have no idea they are eating gluten-free bread unless you tell them and you won’t have to make as many separate appetizers and dishes for yourself and your guests!

Blueberry Almond Muffins and Madeleines at By The Way Bakery

Blueberry Almond Muffins and Madeleines

Like holidays, weddings are another example of an event where hosts want to be sure everyone, including them, is able to enjoy the food and most importantly, the cake, regardless of dietary restrictions! Gluten-free brides, however, often worry their guests will be turned off by a gluten-free cake. Thankfully, By the Way Bakery also offers wedding cakes, which are sure to please all guests – even the biggest wheat devotees! They will work with you to make sure the flavor and design of the cake are exactly what you had in mind for your big day!

Gluten Free pastries By The Way Bakery

Gluten Free pastries

By the Way Bakery now has locations in Westchester, the Upper West Side, the Upper East Side, and Greenwich, CT. If you haven’t tried their delicious pastries and bread, make sure to stop in to one of their locations soon. And “by the way,” all of their products are gluten-free, dairy-free, and Kosher, but you’d never know from the looks and taste of them!

Fudge Brownie Cookies at By The Way Bakery

Fudge Brownie Cookies