Macaroni and Cheese Gluten and Dairy Free

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Jean Duane, Alternative Cook posts video on how to make delicious gluten and dairy free Macaroni and Cheese on You Tube

"It is remarkable how much this tastes like the real thing." says Ms. Duane

A new video entitled “Macaroni and Cheese GFCF” is available on the Alternative Cook Channel on You Tube ( to show step-by-step how to make it. Finally, a recipe that tastes just like the ‘real thing’ but without gluten, dairy and casein! Millions with Celiac disease, gluten intolerance and Autism avoid these ingredients and will find this recipe a delicious alternative.

Jean Duane, Alternative Cook has developed a combination of flavors using umeboshi plum vinegar, a salty condiment made from pickled plums. She also uses nutritional yeast, grown on molasses and pasteurized to ‘kill’ the yeast. It is full of B vitamins and adds a ‘cheesy’ taste. She uses raw cashews as the base for the cheese sauce. “It is remarkable how much this tastes like the real thing”, says Ms. Duane. The recipe is embedded in the video, so it is easy to follow along on your portable device, or for a written version of the recipe, please visit AskJean blog (

The Alternative Cook Channel on You Tube features many helpful video streams for people following a gluten or dairy free (GFCF) diet including Gluten Free Flour Alternatives, Milk and Egg Substitutions for Baking, Gluten and Dairy Amazing Facts, Cooking Without Gluten and Dairy (GFCF), Ethnic Cooking Without Gluten and Dairy, Thai Fried Rice and Macaroni and Cheese. Subscribe to this channel to be notified when more recipes are added.

Jean Duane, Alternative Cook, LLC produces instructional DVDs (Chocolate, Mexican, Italian and Kids’ Meals), video streams ( Bake Deliciously! Gluten and Dairy Free Cookbook and The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Gluten Free Cooking with over 200 recipes. She shows how to cook without gluten, dairy and other food-allergens. Ms. Duane has produced several spots for Comcast’s Video on Demand, made television appearances on PBS and has been a featured speaker at the 2009 and 2010 International Association for Culinary Professionals’ Conferences. She has developed recipes for Betty Crocker, for Beautiful Sweets bakery and been featured in Better Homes and Gardens special Christmas Cookies 2010. A regular speaker and magazine writer, she won Kiplinger’s “Dream in You” contest in 2006. AskJeanBlog has many more recipes and helpful hints for people following a gluten-free, dairy-free, allergy-free lifestyle.


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