Author Archives: Vandy Roadifer

About Vandy Roadifer

Vandy Roadifer has a M.S. in Human Nutrition and lives with complex chronic illnesses, which includes many food allergies and sensitivities. She enjoys creating and sharing great tasting recipes that fit her lifestyle, discussing food related topics, and educating people on how best to meet their individual nutritional needs from an evidence based perspective.

Unkosher Chopped Liver with Bacon

I love traditional chopped liver with schmaltz and gribenes (chicken fat & crispy chicken skin) and usually use this recipe. I picked up chicken livers the other day, but forgot to ask the butcher for chicken skin and fat so … Continue reading

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Low Sugar Sweet & Spicy Pickled Carrots

Recently I’ve been too busy to cook every day so I make a pork roast seasoned simply with black pepper and smoked salt and eat roasted pork for a week or so. This has lead to some creative uses of … Continue reading

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Dairy Free Alfredo Sauce

I finally had in depth functional medicine GI tests done and discovered that besides SIBO I had H. pylori. Oddly, once the H. pylori was cleared up with antibiotics, my dairy sensitivity returned. Now I’m back on on dairy free … Continue reading

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Offal Dirty Cauliflower Rice

I seem to be on a mission to adapt every savory rice dish that pops in my head to a low carb, grain free cauliflower version. Today I experimented with dirty rice. My version is offal forward because I have … Continue reading

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Low Carb Shrimp & Vegetable Pad Thai

I love Pad Thai but since becoming sensitive to rice it’s been off my menu. Then I discovered tamarind pods in the produce section of my local Walmart and decided to make my own rice-free, low carb version. I shelled … Continue reading

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Coconut Cashew Cauliflower Rice

I made this cauliflower rice dish to go with Thai green curry. It’s missing the acidic element of my cilantro lime cauliflower rice, but it offers more of a textural difference. Toasting the coconut shreds is optional. 1 head cauliflower, … Continue reading

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Almond Parmesan Crusted Oven Fried Chicken

I made a version of this recipe earlier this week, only I tried pan frying the chicken before finishing it in the oven. Pan frying didn’t work as most of the breading fell off the chicken. I re-worked the recipe … Continue reading

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