First Blogirthday

Wow! Gluten Free Serendipity turned one year old today!! It has been an awesome year of blogging and I look forward to many more amazing years! Learning how to blog has been a fascinating and incredible experience. I have connected with hundreds of people from all over the world, which I think is pretty cool!…

Vegan Chocolate Chips

Okay, vegan chocolate chips. I have been meaning to write about them for forever because I have gone through so many brands and have finally determined my favorites!! I have three different criteria for chocolate chips. I need one that is good for melting (no separating, nice thick texture), one that is good for eating…

Sesame Chicken (or tofu)

Juicy broccoli, crisp green onions, tender chicken (or tofu), covered in a sesame sauce that is just perfectly flavored, this Sesame Chicken (or tofu) is guaranteed to make you smile. First, the sauce. Sesame oil and toasted sesame seeds with rice wine vinegar, garlic, ginger, tamari soy sauce, and honey combine perfectly to make a…

Healthy Low FODMAP Banana Bread – Gluten and Dairy Free

Moist, crusty, and not too sweet, this incredible banana bread is perfect for everyone, gluten free or not! Frankly, I was shocked that such simple ingredients and easy procedures made such a perfect loaf, but I will go for it! This recipe uses a healthy amount of coconut oil, so if you would prefer, you…

The Best Ever Gluten Free Vegan Shortbread

Slightly crispy, buttery (with no butter!), and nicely sweet, this shortbread is the best GF Vegan shortbread I have ever had! After imploding because every shortbread recipe I tried tasted like Earth Balance (disgusting)! So instead I made up my very own recipe! First, I created the best butter substitute ever (1:2 ratio of Earth…

Tips on the Elimination Diet – Phase 1 (Elimination)

For the last two months I have been on an elimination diet to try to figure out what is causing my GI issues. I am not going to go into much detail with the results, but I wanted to provide some meal ideas and resources because I spent hours searching for something like that before…

Curry Lentil Soup – Gluten Free and Vegan

Flavorful broth and tasty lentils with onions and celery. I like this soup better than any other because it is not pureed smooth, so you can really taste the separate flavors and textures. My great aunt created the recipe and my mom makes it multiple times each winter. It also reheats perfectly. I have never…

Soft and Chewy Low Allergen ‘Flour’ Tortillas

Soft, pliable, and chewy, these tortillas are basically allergen free! I have been wanting to make tortillas for a very long time, but I could only find really complex recipe with so many funky ingredient that I have never heard of. These are perfect for making wraps, dipping in hummus, and anything else you may…

Vegan ‘Cheeze’ Sauce – Gluten and Dairy Free

Creamy, cheesy, and totally amazing, this cheese sauce tastes like normal cheese sauce! I cannot tell the difference! It is also much healthier than cheese sauce because it is made of vegetables! ‘Amy’s’ sells a frozen meal that is cheesy pasta with potatoes, tofu, broccoli, and red pepper. It is really tasty but is full…