Any vegan celiacs in the house?
June 10, 2009 9:20 PM Subscribe
Please suggest tasty vegan, gluten-free, sugar-free recipes that are not too difficult for a first-time vegan cook to attempt.
posted by pseudostrabismus to food & drink (15 answers total) 30 users marked this as a favorite
My friend's dad has recently been diagnosed with stage IV cancer of the tongue and lymph nodes. He's seeing doctors and a naturopath, who has suggested he try a candida-type cleanse diet as the first stage to an alkaline diet. Essentially a vegan celiac diet (more details below). He also needs to keep his weight stable despite having a lowered appetite, so very palatable foods that are higher in calories would be good.
Any recipes you could suggest would be so appreciated- my friend's mom is understandably stressed already, and learning a whole new cooking style is an extra challenge at a time like this.
FOODS TO AVOID:
wheat or gluten
sugars (see below for okay substitutes)
citrus (except lemons and limes)
not too much fruit allowed
vinegars (except apple cider)
FOODS TO FOCUS ON:
rice, teff, quinoa etc (but not kamut or spelt)
2 fruits a day
vegetables (all should be lightly cooked)
rice and nut milks
as many nuts and nut butters as he wants
good oils (hemp, flax, coconut, olive)
all kinds of spices
brown rice syrup
Any recipes you can suggest would be much appreciated!
Thank you in advance.