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Pancakes!! (Part 2)

By |2020-04-28T19:36:06+00:00April 28th, 2020|Cooking tips and recipes, dairy free, gluten free, low FODMAP, Paleo, SCD|

Welcome to the second part of our pancake extravaganza! In this post, we explore some different types of pancakes: a savory buckwheat option, a nut-based paleo variety, and some coconut crepes for a change of pace. Let’s start with our Paleo Nut Based Fluffy Pancake recipe, featuring blended cashews (or nut of choice) for an [...]

Pancakes!! (Part 1)

By |2020-04-15T01:06:13+00:00April 15th, 2020|Cooking tips and recipes, dairy free, gluten free, low FODMAP, Paleo, SCD|

By Bianca Gomez Pancakes Blog Post In these strange and uncertain times, it’s a great practice to seek out simple comforts that help ease the mind and nourish the body. Healthy comfort foods are especially perfect for this! And of all the comfort foods available, I would have to say pancakes are one of my [...]

Gluten free zucchini pizza

By |2020-03-30T04:03:25+00:00March 30th, 2020|Cooking tips and recipes, dairy free, gluten free, low FODMAP, Paleo, SCD|

(Photos and text by Bianca Gomez, office manager for The Secret Ingredient) Got some time on your hands? Or maybe you need a fun and healthy activity to do with the kids? How about a pizza making party! It’s fast, easy, and open for loads of creativity. The perfect solution for small hands with short [...]

Coronavirus update – March 2020

By |2020-03-18T03:29:23+00:00March 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Dear Secret Ingredient family, During this time of crisis, I wanted all of our past and future clients to know that we are still here for you! About six months ago, I started renting space in a commercial kitchen in Redmond to cook for our off-site clients. As it turns out it was a great [...]

Our favorite muffins

By |2019-02-25T22:49:33+00:00February 25th, 2019|Cooking tips and recipes, dairy free, egg-free, gluten free, Paleo, SCD|

The past three weeks have brought the most intense weather I've ever seen in the Seattle area in 20 years. We've had multiple snow events that have cancelled schools for almost two weeks and our garbage finally got picked up for the first time in three weeks! There is still about six inches of snow [...]

Giving back all year long

By |2018-12-22T23:37:41+00:00December 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

It's time to celebrate the holidays once again! This time of year, our thoughts turn to giving gifts to our loved ones and helping those in need by donating to charities and supporting our favorite causes. The winter holiday season is a time for us to shine light into the rainy, dreary darkness outside both [...]

Your sugar addiction and how to beat it!

By |2018-10-26T23:31:44+00:00October 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Today, I was inspired to finally write this post! Thank you to US News and World Report for a wonderful article about the impact of sugar and poor diet on teen mental health. Let's talk about sugar - a topic near and dear to my heart. I get to have a lot of conversations with [...]

Refreshing cold summer borscht

By |2018-07-10T04:02:11+00:00June 14th, 2018|Autoimmune, dairy free, egg-free, gluten free, low FODMAP, Paleo, SCD|

Finally! Summer is trying to make an appearance in the great PNW. I say "trying" because after a wonderful few weeks of hot and sunny weather it has started raining a lot again this week. But this is a mere passing trend and I know that the wonderful sunny weather will return soon. With the [...]

The truth about food additives

By |2018-05-16T20:40:47+00:00May 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|

I admit it. I am pretty neurotic about what I eat. I'm sure that it's not a surprise to anyone that a woman who owns a therapeutic cooking business has all kinds of food sensitivities herself. I read every label and ingredient before it goes into my cart. Over the years, I have developed one [...]

Easy beef stew for all with autoimmune, low FODMAP and SCD variations

By |2018-02-26T23:22:10+00:00February 26th, 2018|Autoimmune, Cooking tips and recipes, dairy free, egg-free, gluten free, low FODMAP, Paleo, SCD|

By Ella Elman and Bianca Gomez On a cold and rainy day in February, there’s nothing better than a bowl of something delicious and comforting. Beef stew is a warm and hearty meal that’s sure to take the chill off even the toughest winter days. This dish is filled with a variety of veggies, tender [...]