It is finally officially Summer! Not that you can tell by looking out my window, mind you. San Francisco’s Western neighborhoods are in the darkest depths of what’s known as June Gloom. For those of you who haven’t visited San Francisco during the summer, June Gloom involves a thick gray marine layer that makes for chilly mornings. If we’re lucky, it burns off after lunch time and we have a few hours of sunshine. If it doesn’t, then we just head to one of the sunnier neighborhoods!
Last weekend, we got in the car and drove up to Sacramento again for a lovely dose of Summer sunshine. This time, we had dinner at Punch Bowl Social which meant I got to try their (really awesome) gluten-free fried chicken. I’ll have to update my guide to eating gluten-free in Sacramento to sing its praises!
The jury is still out on their dessert menu, however. We shared a chocolate jar that we were assured was wheat and gluten-free (despite the dessert menu, unlike the regular menu, not marking anything as gluten-free). I had an allergic reaction to it, but can’t be sure if there was some wheat, or if one of its components included cashews (which I am also allergic to.) I’m finding many dairy-free desserts have cashews these days, but menus aren’t always mentioning that despite tree nut allergies being somewhat common. I’ll have to ask more questions next time…
And now, on to this week’s low FODMAP recipes!
This Week’s Low FODMAP Recipes
Sometimes, the occasion calls for something a little extra fancy. These low FODMAP petit-four type cakes from Becky Excel definitely fit the bill.
I love snacking on spicy pumpkin seeds (a.k.a. pepitas). But I’d never thought of turning them into a salty+sweet snack…until now!
Missing crispy garlic bread while in the Low FODMAP diet elimination phase? Try this recipe for a low FODMAP garlic salt!
Use your favorite low FODMAP ice cream to make these gluten-free and low FODMAP ice cream sandwiches.
I typically do the recipe round-up in plain old bullet-point form but thought I’d try something new this week by showing the previews. What do you think? Would you prefer more recipes in bullet form, or fewer recipes but with the previews? I was surprised to find a number of sites don’t have a preview available. Let me know what you think.
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