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Jessica P.

Washington, District of Columbia
My name is Jessica Pung, I am 23 years old, pursuing my dreams and loving life in Washington, DC. I have always been interested in healthy living. I grew up with an unstable relationship with food, I was often put on diets by my pediatrician and eventually succumb to an eating disorder in high... Full Bio
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Trying to Stay Warm by Jessica P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Happy Tuesday all! Hope everyone is having a good one. I started out the day on a chilly note: it's super cold and windy for DC standards. I promise to post a picture of be ... Read on »
Tis the Season by Jessica P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Tis the season for... holiday decor, comfort food (gf lasagna from whatever I could pull from the kitchen), naps during the middle of the (Sun)day, and online sh ... Read on »
Shortcut Risotto by Jessica P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Hey all! I hope everyone had a delicious gluten-free Thanksgiving. I enjoyed gf stuffing, gf gravy and loads of other naturally gf treats! I've been slacking in my blogging ... Read on »
Work Dinners by Jessica P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease There are a few months out of the year when it seems like all I do is go out to dinner with clients. Eating out and being gf can present some real challenges. My boss has pr ... Read on »
Food for Thought by Jessica P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Last Thursday, ABC Nightline aired this segment about going gluten free. The emphasis was put on the gluten free diet "fad." Personally, I know that I would not have given u ... Read on »
The Today Show Goes Gluten Free by Jessica P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease I caught this segment on the Today Show yesterday and thought I'd share. It looks to-die-for. I may have to try out this gluten free lasagna recipe soon! ... Read on »
Our New Addition by Jessica P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease This weekend was a whirlwind. We got a new addition to the family late Friday night and she has kept us busy. My mom's dog Lilly made the trek from Minnesota to DC to join o ... Read on »
Making up for a Fail and More Fall Love by Jessica P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Started our yesterday with a run... well sort of. I started the run, didn't make it very far before turning around. Sometimes I just don't feel the run fun-bug. I hate when ... Read on »
GF Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Scones by Jessica P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Gracie at Girl Meets Life blogged about this yummy scone recipe that originated on Carrots 'n Cake . I put a gf twist on it by using Bob's Red Mill all purpose gluten free ... Read on »
Peanut Butter Mouse... Sort of by Jessica P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Try it... it's amazing. 1/2 cup of 0% Fat Greek Yogurt 2-3 tblsp of peanut flour 1 serving of stevia As many choc chips as desired Combi ... Read on »
Healthy Gluten Free Mac and Cheese by Jessica P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease One thing I really miss about gluten is being able to order baked mac and cheese. Sure, there are some yummy gluten free out-of-the-box options but the nutritional value mak ... Read on »
Touches of Fall and Gluten Free Apple Crisp by Jessica P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Today's weather was perfect for apple picking. We headed a little over an hour West into the Virginia countryside. The apple orchard was picturesque on this beautiful fall d ... Read on »
Product Review: Namaste Foods Blondie Mix by Jessica P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Now I have quite the picky sweet tooth. I am always trying out new dessert mixes and recipes so I was excited to try out this blondie mix. The best blondie I've ever had was ... Read on »
Gluten Free Camping and Then Some by Jessica P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Sorry for the break from blogging, this weekend was full of fun and I was left a bit tired. So here's a recap Saturday we participated in the annual Kidney walk where I m ... Read on »
Is that Spaghetti? by Jessica P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease So even though I didn't cook last night I still have a yummy dinner to post. Following my recent experience with spaghetti squash I needed to do something with the leftovers ... Read on »
California Tortilla by Jessica P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Now I love to cook but some nights I just need a break. Matt and I got a great coupon for California Tortilla and we plan on making good use of it tonight. Now I am more ... Read on »
Gluten Free in DC: Toscana Grill by Jessica P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Today Living Social is hosting a deal for Toscana Grill. Now I've never been but I've heard that this Italian restaurant has some amazing gluten free food. This is a one-day ... Read on »
Pumpkin, Squash and Yams... Oh My! by Jessica P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease Fall is officially in the air. Matt and I woke up at 6:00 am this morning for a "family run" (we brought Beau with us.) There was this signature crispness in the air that on ... Read on »
My Man's GF Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies and More Pumpkin by Jessica P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease My sweet soon-to-be hubby baked me some cookies the other night. He has always prided himself on his cookie baking skills so when I ditched the gluten in 2009, he couldn't f ... Read on »
Gluten Free in DC: Fireworks Pizza by Jessica P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Celiac Disease This Court House gem is new to the neighborhood but not new to the craft of making wood fire pizza and stocking an insane amount of beer. This is their second location (the ... Read on »