[Sca-cooks] Looking for a "gluten-free, plant-based (no animal protein or fat) and low/no fat" recipe ideas

Susan Lin susanrlin at gmail.com
Mon Dec 19 14:04:44 PST 2011

How about wild rice stuffed portobello mushrooms.  You could even include
cranberries and nuts (if there are no nut allergies).

I try to accommodate as many food restrictions as I can when I'm running a
feast and even when having dinner guests to the house but at some point I
just have to say - sorry.  I took a look at some of the vegan stuff I make
and it all has gluten.  Or I go gluten free but not vegetarian.  And then
low fat???  I'm with whoever said - give 'em a jug of water.  Maybe I'd
make it fancy and go for a cup of tea.  Herbal of course!

Good luck.


On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 12:17 AM, Stefan li Rous <stefanlirous at austin.rr.com
> wrote:

> Tis the time of holidays and pot lucks.
> We got a request from my sister-in-law for an early Christmas gathering
> and she asked for:
> "please make something that is gluten-free, plant-based (no animal protein
> or fat) and low/no fat to share"
> Huh??? I thought the idea was to share *food*. This request leaves out
> almost all tasty food that I can think of, except fruit and certainly
> everything that I would consider party/feast/festival foods.
> My wife is thinking of some kind of tofu turkey. Shudder. Comments on this
> list centered on if you are going to have fake food, why make it look like
> real food, and I'm agreeing.
> I can see why there were no medieval vegetarians in Iceland. This is
> however (I hope) just one meal.
> Anyone have some good recipe ideas that fit this restriction? Perhaps
> something I might eat if this is the best that shows up? While I try to
> bring period recipes to such non-SCA potlucks, I'm open to both period and
> non-period foods considering how tight this restriction is.
> Thanks,
> Stefan
> Not a Vegetarian
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