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Gluten Free & Dairy Free Holiday Cooking Substitutions Guide

Gluten Free & Dairy Free Holiday Cooking Substitutions Guide
Gluten Free & Dairy Free Holiday Cooking Substitutions Guide

Short on time or cooking abilities? These quick substitutions for your gluten-free or dairy-free guests will help make your life easier.  Of course, cooking your own version is almost always healthier but sometimes life happens and we need shortcuts to help us out!

Our Recommended Gluten-Free Holiday Food Subs:

Bread/Roll

  • Schar Baguette, Ciabatta or Kaiser Rolls (egg free)
  • Udi’s French Baguettes or Classic Dinner Rolls
  • Violette Bakery in Cambridge, MA-fresh bakes vegan and dairy free loaves/rolls

Gravy

  • Simply Organic Brown Gravy Mix

Flour

  • For cooking: King Arthur Gluten Free Flour
  • For baking: Bob’s Red Mill All Purpose 1:1 Gluten Free Baking Flour or Bob’s Red Mill Paleo Baking Flour

Breadcrumbs

  • Aleia’s Plain/Panko Breadcrumbs
  • Namaste Italian Herb Coating Mix (egg free)

Seasonings

  • All McCormick Single ingredient spices are GF
  • Healthy Solutions Spice mix
  • Spicely Organic spices
  • All fresh herbs should be safely GF

Broth/Stock

  • Pacific Foods Organic Stock and Broths-Chicken Stock (Regular and Unsalted) as well as Chicken/Beef/Turkey/Vegetable Broths
  • Swanson-Organic Chicken Stock/Unsalted/Broth/Bone Broth, Regular Chicken Broth, Organic Vegetable Broth and Regular Stock/Broth

Our Recommended Dairy-Free Holiday Food Subs:

Butter

  • Earth Balance Vegan Butter
  • Miyoko’s Vegan Butter

Cheese

  • Treeline Herb-Garlic Soft Cheese
  • Kite Hill Ricotta
  • Miyoko’s Vegan Mozzarella
  • Follow Your Heart-Vegan Gourmet Cheddar Shreds

Cream Cheese

  • Tofutti Dairy Free Cream Cheese
  • Kite Hill Dairy Free Cream Cheese

Cream

  • Use Creamer below or Full-Fat Canned Coconut Cream

Creamer

  • Califia Farms Better Half unsweetened Coconut and Almond Creamer
  • Ripple Original Half and Half

Yogurt

  • Kite Hill Plain Greek Yogurt-for thicker replacement
  • So Delicious Unsweetened Coconut Yogurt

Milk

  • Ripple Unsweetened Pea Milk
  • So Delicious Unsweetened Vanilla Coconut Milk
  • MALK (completely gum free plant milk)

Icecream

  • So Delicious Coconut or Cashew Milk Ice Creams **some flavors not gluten free-check label**
  • So Delicious No Sugar Added (monk fruit sweetened) Ice Cream
  • Fomu-(at Whole Foods, made locally in Boston)-tahitian vanilla/vanilla bean/salted caramel/cold brew/chocolate flavors gluten-free

Happy Holiday Eating!

*All options provided on each list are both gluten and dairy free

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Gluten Free & Dairy Free Holiday Cooking Substitutions Guide
Gluten Free & Dairy Free Holiday Cooking Substitutions Guide

WHY DO WE DO THIS TEST?

Genova’s SIBO Profiles are non-invasive breath tests which capture exhaled hydrogen (H2) and methane (CH4) gases following patient ingestion of a lactulose solution to evaluate bacterial overgrowth of the small intestine

LOCATION PERFORMED

At home

SPECIMEN TYPE

Breath

COLLECTION INSTRUCTIONS

COST

$85-$225 depending on insurance coverage. 

Gluten Free & Dairy Free Holiday Cooking Substitutions Guide
Gluten Free & Dairy Free Holiday Cooking Substitutions Guide

WHY DO WE DO THIS TEST?

This test evaluates the presence of harmful mycotoxins (toxins produced by molds).

LOCATION PERFORMED

At Home

SPECIMEN TYPE

Urine

COLLECTION INSTRUCTIONS

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS

Glutathione for 1 week, then bath or sauna.

COST

$699

INSURANCE

Fully covered by Medicare. Repeat test prices $249

Gluten Free & Dairy Free Holiday Cooking Substitutions Guide
Gluten Free & Dairy Free Holiday Cooking Substitutions Guide

WHY DO WE DO THIS TEST?

This test evaluates the genetic profile for multiple health indicators. Click here for more information.

LOCATION PERFORMED

At home

SPECIMEN TYPE

Blood Spot

COST

$319

INSURANCE

No insurance accepted

COLLECTION INSTRUCTIONS

Gluten Free & Dairy Free Holiday Cooking Substitutions Guide
Gluten Free & Dairy Free Holiday Cooking Substitutions Guide

WHY DO WE DO THIS TEST?

This company can test for lyme, babesia, bartonella and additional tick-borne illnesses. Click here for more information.

LOCATION PERFORMED

In office

SPECIMEN TYPE

Blood

COST

around $1600 (depends on panel selected)

INSURANCE

Fully covered by Medicare. May be reimbursed with PPO plans.
Gluten Free & Dairy Free Holiday Cooking Substitutions Guide
Gluten Free & Dairy Free Holiday Cooking Substitutions Guide

WHY DO WE DO THIS TEST?

This test evaluates the presence of harmful mycotoxins (toxins produced by molds).

LOCATION PERFORMED

At home

BLOOD FLUID

Urine

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS

Glutathione for 1 week, then bath or sauna.

COST

$299

INSURANCE

No insurance accepted
Gluten Free & Dairy Free Holiday Cooking Substitutions Guide
Gluten Free & Dairy Free Holiday Cooking Substitutions Guide

WHY DO WE DO THIS TEST?

This test evaluates a wide range of environmental toxins that may be leading to harmful health effects.

LOCATION PERFORMED

At home

BLOOD FLUID

Urine

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS

Glutathione for 1 week, then bath or sauna.

COST

$199

INSURANCE

No insurance accepted $30 discount given if done with mycotoxins.
Gluten Free & Dairy Free Holiday Cooking Substitutions Guide
Gluten Free & Dairy Free Holiday Cooking Substitutions Guide

WHY DO WE DO THIS TEST?

Blood work for blood count, urinalysis and vitamin levels.

LOCATION PERFORMED

BLOOD FLUID

Blood

NOTES

You often have to fast for these tests-please check your providers notes.

COST

Depending on the test, deductible or copay may apply.

INSURANCE

Depends on insurance coverage, deductible or copay may apply.
Gluten Free & Dairy Free Holiday Cooking Substitutions Guide
Gluten Free & Dairy Free Holiday Cooking Substitutions Guide

WHY DO WE DO THIS TEST?

Glyphosate (“Round Up”) is a pesticide that is widely used and this test indicates the body’s levels.

LOCATION PERFORMED

At home

BLOOD FLUID

Urine

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS

Glutathione for 1 week, then bath or sauna.

COST

$99 ($69 if performed with mycotoxins or environmental toxins).

INSURANCE

No insurance accepted $30 discount given if done with mycotoxins or GPL Tox.
Gluten Free & Dairy Free Holiday Cooking Substitutions Guide
Gluten Free & Dairy Free Holiday Cooking Substitutions Guide

WHY DO WE DO THIS TEST?

This test evaluates many measures including micronutrients, antioxidants, minerals, detox, overview of gut function, omegas and toxic exposure. Click here for more information.

LOCATION PERFORMED

At home.

SPECIMEN TYPE

Urine

COST

$179 – $400

INSURANCE

Depending on insurance coverage. Fully covered by Medicare.

INSTRUCTIONS

Gluten Free & Dairy Free Holiday Cooking Substitutions Guide
Gluten Free & Dairy Free Holiday Cooking Substitutions Guide

WHY DO WE DO THIS TEST?

This test evaluates the gut function and indicates microbiome balance, overgrowth, infection, inflammation, parasites and digestive efficacy. Click here for more information.

LOCATION PERFORMED

At home

SPECIMEN TYPE

Stool

COST

$179-$425 depending on insurance coverage.

INSURANCE

Depending on insurance coverage. Fully covered by Medicare.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS

No probiotics for one week.

VIDEO INSTRUCTIONS

Gluten Free & Dairy Free Holiday Cooking Substitutions Guide
Gluten Free & Dairy Free Holiday Cooking Substitutions Guide

WHY DO WE DO THIS TEST?

This test evaluates the full menstrual cycle, female hormones, and adrenal profile.

LOCATION PERFORMED

At home

BLOOD FLUID

Urine

COST

$160-$329

INSURANCE

Depending on insurance coverage. Fully covered by Medicare.

NOTES

Must be off hormones in order to do the testing.
Gluten Free & Dairy Free Holiday Cooking Substitutions Guide
Gluten Free & Dairy Free Holiday Cooking Substitutions Guide

WHY DO WE DO THIS TEST?

This test is specifically for a tick-borne illness called “Bartonella”.

LOCATION PERFORMED

In office

BLOOD FLUID

Blood

COST

$260

INSURANCE

No insurance accepted
Gluten Free & Dairy Free Holiday Cooking Substitutions Guide
Gluten Free & Dairy Free Holiday Cooking Substitutions Guide

WHY DO WE DO THIS TEST?

This test evaluates the presence of potentially harmful heavy metals stored in the body.  Click here for more information.

LOCATION PERFORMED

At home

SPECIMEN TYPE

Urine

COST

Testing: $79 x2 paid to Doctor’s Data
DMSA: $38 paid to Johnson’s Compounding Pharmacy

INSURANCE

Not covered by Insurance
Gluten Free & Dairy Free Holiday Cooking Substitutions Guide
Gluten Free & Dairy Free Holiday Cooking Substitutions Guide

WHY DO WE DO THIS TEST?

This test measures saliva cortisol testing throughout the course of one day and informs us where there might be an adrenal imbalance.

LOCATION PERFORMED

At home

BLOOD FLUID

Saliva

COST

$80

INSURANCE

No insurance coverage

Gluten Free & Dairy Free Holiday Cooking Substitutions Guide
Gluten Free & Dairy Free Holiday Cooking Substitutions Guide

WHY DO WE DO THIS TEST?

This test is designed to look at food sensitivities (IgG immune responses). It is available in both a 99 or 184 panel. Click here for more information.

LOCATION PERFORMED

In office

SPECIMEN TYPE

Blood

COST

$129-238

INSURANCE

No insurance accepted