Week 34 of my US National Food Day Challenge is now completed – 4 out of 7 done again this week, so again keeping to the objective of my challenge. Also, all refined-sugar free along with my normal gluten-free requirements!
Leave a comment to let me know what you think of my quest!
January 28 – National Blueberry Pancake Day
|Pancakes made with 1 banana and 2 eggs, a bit of cinnamon and vanilla. I was skeptical at first, but they didn’t turn out too badly. Add in some blueberries, some flaxseeds and some yogurt and I had a really healthy breakfast!|
January 29 – National Corn Chip Day
January 30– National Croissant Day
Ever try to find a gluten-free croissant that also tasted good? Or was even slightly good for you? Needless to say, I had a rest day …!
January 31 – Brandy Alexander Day
Again, an alcohol-based day, so rest day for me again!
February 1 – National Baked Alaska Day
Another day that was way too hard to make gluten and sugar free …
February 2 – Crepes Day
|One of my failed attempts … I tried to make this ‘healthier’ but ended up with some thin pancakes that didn’t taste very nice. Definitely not crepes, but I still ate them for breakfast. I guess some things just shouldn’t be messed with!|
February 3 – National Carrot Cake Day
|I have an awesome carrot cake recipe (here), but in the interest of healthier eating, I found a grain-free, egg-free, dairy-free, gluten-free recipe and adapted it. Strangely enough it turned out really well! I want to try it again because when I was making it I changed the recipe quite a bit, so I’ll measure out the ingredients this time and put it up on this website so you all can try it out!|
Coming up next week:
- February 4: Homemade Soup Day / National Stuffed Mushroom Day
- February 5: National Chocolate Fondue Day
- February 6: Nutella Day
- February 7: National Fettucini Alfredo Day
- February 8: Molasses Bar Day
- February 9: National Bagels and Lox Day / Pizza Pie Day
- February 10: Cream Cheese Brownie Day
Stay tuned to see which ones I choose to make/eat and how successful (or not) I am!
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