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Easy Gourmet for Gluten-Free Vegans by Crystal DuBoyce VeganeClub

Easy Gourmet for Gluten-Free Vegans by Crystal DuBoyce

Easy Gourmet for Gluten-Free Vegans by Crystal DuBoyce VeganeClubI am so excited to share this book with you. I love reviewing cookbooks. It is even more rewarding when I get to meet the authors of the books I am reviewing, which is usually through the internet. To chat with the author about their book, their passions, the things that they get excited about in the vegan lifestyle- or to learn a new trick in the kitchen.. I am such a kitchen geek! For the first time ever I have gotten the opportunity to meet an author in person.
At this years Health and Healing Crusade I had the pleasure of meeting 3 authors- I will be reviewing books for all 3 of them. It was amazing to meet these beautiful people.. Today I want to talk to you about Crystal DuBoyce. She is the author of Easy Gourmet for Gluten-Free Vegans. Crystal and her husband Brian Igarta (the author of 2 books I will be reviewing soon) did a vegan cooking demonstration the first night of the crusade. Then they very graciously helped whenever and wherever I needed help in the kitchen. Crystal even helped my son sell dvds after my demonstration on Sunday morning (Thanks again Crystal!). Crystal has such a sweet spirit. I enjoyed working with her, learning from her, and getting to know her a little bit. I wish we had more time to just visit- to really get to know each other but there was work to be done!
Crystal used to be the raw food chef at Bella Vita (so she was already a gal after my own raw vegan heart!) and she also has celiac disease. She has created an amazing gluten and soy free recipes. There are some raw recipes in there as well (like her amazing raw cheesecake) but that isn’t the focus of this book. By the way the pictures in the book will make you hungry!
Her samples were very well received at the conference and I must say her raw cheesecake really is amazing! I hope that I get to work with her and her husband Brian again. It was an incredible experience for me to work with them both.
Ok.. On to the book! (Click HERE to order the book)

The introduction covers substitutions and common ingredients in the gluten free diet.


  • Fast and Easy Ideas for Breakfast
  • Nut Milk
  • CocoButter
  • Teff Waffles with Fruit Soup
  • Pancakes
  • Breakfast Polenta
  • Skillet Potatoes
  • Hash Brown Potatoes
  • Chickpea Frittata
  • Cereal Bars
  • Trail Mix

Salads and Sides:

  • Asian Salad
  • Taco Salad
  • Lentil Salad Wrap
  • Mock Tuna Salad
  • Green Potato Salad
  • Grape Tomato Salad
  • Three-Bean Salad
  • Roasted Brussels Sprouts
  • Steamed Asparagus
  • Summer Vegetables
  • Baked Beans
  • Gigante Beans
  • Saffron Potatoes
  • Breaded Eggplant
  • Grains with Every Meal

Dressings and Sauces:

  • Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing
  • Lavender Mint Dressing
  • Tahini Dressing
  • Easy Salad Dressing
  • French Tomato Dressing
  • Sesame Ginger Dressing
  • Cashew Creme Sauce
  • Golden Sauce
  • Barbeque Sauce
  • Teriyaki Marinade

Main Dishes

  • Five-Bean Chili and Cornbread
  • Baked Potatoes
  • Cabbage and Noodles
  • Spinach and Mushroom Duxelle Ravioli
  • Millet Burgers
  • Garbanzo-Oat Patties
  • Asian Dumplings
  • Veggie Kebabs
  • Vegetable Tempura
  • Rice, Beans, and Greens
  • Cheezy Macaroni
  • Soft Corn Tacos
  • Sopitos
  • Polenta with Mushroom Creme Sauce
  • Portabella Steak w/Bean and Corn Medley
  • Pottage

Sweet Stuff:

  • Apple Crumble
  • Coconut-Cashew “Ice Cream”
  • Pie Crust
  • Pumpkin Pie
  • Cheezecake
  • Snickerdoodles
  • Dessert Balls or Bars
  • Lavender Cupcakes with Creme Frosting
  • Peach Cobbler

Easy Gourmet for Gluten-Free Vegans by Crystal DuBoyce