Senza Glutine: Gluten-Free in Italy

When I first landed on Italy as the destination for my 50th birthday trip, I had not yet determined that gluten is my dietary nemesis. I’m not sure it would have been my first choice if I was envisioning a gluten-free vacation. The pasta! The pizza! Can you enjoy a trip to Italy without eating…

Why I quit Keto and went Pegan(ish)

When trying to decide how to eat, there are competing messages about what a healthy diet is. The division today seems to come down to plant-based versus meat-centric. My own journey has led me to ask: Why not both? Dietary choices are not religious convictions. It’s always a bit perplexing to me when a vegan…

Going Gluten-Free in the Bay Area

Disclaimer! The establishments mentioned in this article are by and large not catering specifically to gluten-free diners. This post is an honest assessment of my attempt to avoid gluten while dining out. It is not an endorsement of any of these as gluten-free-friendly establishments. Except for Mariposa Bakery and Bota. When I stopped eating gluten…