Choice Health Bar, Maui | Triumph Dining Restaurant Review

choice-health-barBack to Maui. Not for us personally this summer but for those of you who are headed to the island for vacation.

If you’re into local and organic fresh food, this place is for you. Choice Health Bar which is not a great name for this vegan restaurant, is located in Lahaina at 1087 Limahana Place.

They offer salads and entrees (kale, healthy grain, an epic entrée) mashups (gourmet plates, Buddha bowl) five types of Acai bowls and six types of smoothies. You can also turn bowls into smoothies. Continue reading “Choice Health Bar, Maui | Triumph Dining Restaurant Review”

Mellow Mushroom Pizza | Triumph Dining Restaurant Review

Mellow Mushroom PizzaMellow Mushroom pizza parlors can be found primarily in the east and southern US. However, it seems to be worth seeking out because it is very friendly to those of us with dietary restrictions.

The Mellow Mushroom franchise provides an online allergen menu with numerous milk-free / dairy-free options for pizza crusts, sauces, toppings and more. They offer a standard gluten-free pizza crust that is noted as free of milk ingredients, too. Continue reading “Mellow Mushroom Pizza | Triumph Dining Restaurant Review”

Flour Chylde Bakery | Triumph Dining Review

flourchyldebakery-640x480It was another long weekend at a dance competition. Tired of hotel food, I punched up Yelp on my iPhone and searched for a farmers’ market near this particular convention center. This led me to the Flour Chylde Bakery stand in downtown Sunnyvale, California. Here’s a link to their farmers’ market locations.

Honestly, if you didn’t know that their baked goods were gluten-free, you’d never think it. Continue reading “Flour Chylde Bakery | Triumph Dining Review”

Sweet Christine’s Bread | Triumph Dining

B00CWL6SH4.01-AI0Z8PHFT0KCQ._SS2560_SCRMZZZZZZZ_V352940806_You may have seen the previous post about Sweet Christine’s Bakery sweet treats like muffins, lava cake and cookies. This post is to talk about their more savory options.

There are brands of gluten-free bread, bagels and buns that we all end up buying because they are easy to find and good to have on hand. Some are better than others but none of them really hit the spot when you are after a soft bun for a BBQ beef sandwich or a Sloppy Joe, something you can fill up with meat then squish down to absorb the sauce. I want to be able to squish without forcing out the entire inner layer! Sweet Christine’s buns and bagels work. The texture is softer than what I usually buy and the flavor is slightly sweet, like an egg bread or challah. They work great for a favorite breakfast or dinner sandwiches. Continue reading “Sweet Christine’s Bread | Triumph Dining”