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My Top Recommended Recipes of The Week #2 - Gluten Free, Vegan, Paleo, Allergy Friendly & More

February 12, 2018

Hey again! Welcome back if this is your 2nd time here. If this is your 1st time here, you're in for a treat! This week is all about sharing some great recipes for gluten-free, paleo, vegan, sugar free, nut free, and much more! I'm happy to put together my favorite recommendations of the week. 

 

Scroll down to the bottom to see how my week went. Also, get some news on a LIVE video coming this Wednesday for Gluten Free & Relationships! 😉 In the meantime, enjoy the recipes for gluten-free, vegan, nut free, paleo, allergy free, and sugar free!

 

 

This Week's Top 2 Gluten Free Recipes

 

We're kicking off my favorite recommendations with this Gluten Free Black Bottom Cake recipe from Life After Wheat! Let's hope you have a reason to make cake soon! FYI...my reason is called Tuesday.

 

On to another dessert because why not? The Best Gluten Free Chocolate Crinkle Cookies recipe from Fearless Dining has to be on your list of cookies to try!

 

This Week's Top 2 Vegan Recipes

 

Yes, believe it or not, you can still make a delicious chili that is both vegan and gluten-free. Don't believe me? Give this Three Bean Vegetarian Chili recipe a try from My Recipes! PSA: This is not "my recipe". I'm not that talented. Although I wish.

 

Thought I'd leave you hanging without a vegan dessert to try? Never! Here's a favorite recipe of mine for Healthy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies thanks to Minimalist Baker! Make it and thank me later. 😉

 

This Week's Top 2 Nut Free Recipes

 

I hope I don't have to do much convincing for this recipe. This is a favorite of mine! 🙌 Let's make your own Healthy Vegan Mac & Cheese thanks to this amazing recipe by Running With Spoons! Seriously...you want to try it.

 

We can't forget breakfast! Get it covered with these Nut Free Oatmeal Breakfast Bars! You can thank Petite Allergy Treats for this great recipe. I'd even call this a dessert too.

 

This Week's Top 2 Paleo Recipes

 

Here we go with breakfast again! Can you really ever have enough options? Truly I can say that about all foods if I'm being honest. Anyways, this Paleo Egg Cups recipe by A Healthy Life For Me is sure to spice up your mornings. The possibilities are truly endless.

 

Coming back at you with another bar recipe and this time it's a dessert! I'll give you 4 words. Paleo Magic Cookie Bars. Do I really need to say anymore? Thanks to Food Faith Fitness, this recipe is possible

 

This Week's Top 2 Allergy Friendly Recipes

 

Alright, this round up of recipes has been missing some snacks. I got you covered. Let's start by making your own Allergy Friendly Apple Nachos! Yep, you read that right and believe me, it's tastier than you think. You can thank My Gluten Free Kitchen for this creative recipe!

 

I got one more snack for you! Let's get sweet with these Allergy Friendly Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels! Kids will love it and yea yea adults can enjoy it too. No one will judge. Thank Strength and Sunshine for this fun snack recipe!

 

This Week's Top 2 Sugar Free Recipes

 

We're towards the end, folks. I wouldn't leave you without some sugar free recipe recommendations before we go. Why not end it on a high note? That's right, sugar free desserts! Give this Flourless Paleo Brownie recipe a try thanks to Joy Food Sunshine! I'd definitely eat the whole pan in one sitting. (Note...I have actually done this before.)

 

Our last sugar free dessert recipe of the week. You'll like me for this one! Healthy Flourless Carrot Breakfast Cake. Yes, it's sugar free so you can enjoy! Carrot Cake has always been my favorite cake since I was young so I hope you can enjoy this recipe thanks to The Big Man's World, too. 

 

View Hundreds of More Recipes on My Recipe Resource Page!

 

 

Weekly update! What's new in Taylor's life?

 

Here's a little look into what's new with me this week!

 

Book I'm reading: The Conversion Code - by Chris Smith (I'm almost done! About 30 pages left)

 

Favorite show I'm watching: Big Little Lies (it's on HBO)

 

Favorite song right now: Miami - by Will Smith (Kicking it back to old school this week)

 

Worst moment this week: I had some old memories come up from my times in the hospital when I was young and undiagnosed with my conditions. It's hard to cope with my illnesses and remember that I didn't have a normal teenage life, especially when hearing about high school stories from my friends. However, reflecting on these tough times makes me grateful for my better health now. 

 

Best moment this week: My roommate is going off to military training for 7 months. So I spent Saturday night with him and all his friends for a game night before he left. Board games, video games, and gluten-free pizza for me! It turned out to be a very fun time.

 

Where I ate out this week: Fusian in Columbus, OH! They have great sushi.

 

Wednesday (12:30 PM EST on Facebook Live): My Girlfriend and I Will Be Sharing Our Tips for Dating Gluten Free:

As you know, Valentine's Day is this week. I get questions all of the time, "how do you deal with being gluten-free and dating?" Well, I got lucky enough to find someone who truly understands my life with dietary restrictions. My girlfriend actually happens to be dairy free and vegetarian herself! With that being said, some people aren't as lucky. Not to mention, the path to finding someone who understands your dietary restrictions is tough. It was even tough for me to explain everything to my girlfriend in the beginning. That's why this Wednesday my girlfriend and I will both be sharing our tips with how to date gluten-free. She'll be sharing her side as the one who is not gluten-free and I obviously will be sharing my side as someone who is. Join us then!

 

Tune in on Wednesday on Facebook at 12:30 PM EST to watch us Live! Get your reminder below or go here to watch when live!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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About Me

I'm Taylor, a gluten-free guy with Celiac Disease, POTS, and a rare type of Adrenal Disorder. I overcame a lot during my teenage years and I'm on a journey to get the best out of my health (mentally and physically). Whether you're here for chronic illnesses or mental health; my goal is to share my story to help anyone feel happy & healthy in life. Read more...

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