Dear Ooey-Gooey, Cheesy Pizza,
I’m sorry it has to end this way. I loved you. I really did. You were always so good to me. So satisfying. So filling. So delicious.
From Friday night deliveries to drunken 4 a.m. slices, you were always there for me. I will certainly miss dining together at Paulie Gee’s and stopping by Triangolo, but will always cherish the memories. I know you will make someone else very, very happy.
The newly gluten-free Jana
Yep, that’s right, folks. I’m starting to adopt a gluten-free diet. Man, is it hard! You might remember the juice cleanse I did a couple of months ago. Well, ever since then, I’ve maintained a pretty healthy diet. I also mostly gave up bread.
The biggest difference that I’ve noticed since the cleanse has been clearer, softer, smoother skin. Trial and error has revealed that gluten and my skin don’t really get along, thus I’ve started to eliminate it from my diet.
That means I have to give up pizza. UGH. I love pizza! When I was home for the holidays, I ate like crap and my skin broke out like crazy. NOT cool.
I’ve struggled for a few years to determine what the heck was making my skin look like a middle schooler going through puberty and think I have finally cracked the case. In fact, right before Christmas I went to see my lovely esthetician, Mandy, and she, for the first time since I’ve been seeing her, said my skin looked really good. Small victory!
If you’re gluten-free, I’d love it if you shared some of your favorite recipes or foods in the comments. I’m also on the hunt for GF pizza places in NYC, so if you know of any, please share the wealth.