Success Stories

Not A Better Ingredient for Whole Foods
Before Whole Foods even went corporate they made a small change that has had a huge impact.  Because food production
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Deceptive Delights at Capital Mall in Olympia
Hey folks, I have been given a great opportunity to sell my products at a kiosk in Capital Mall, Olympia.
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Deceptive Chef Food Pyramid Download for free
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Deceptive Spread – It’s all you need
My Deceptive Spread is the best base and replace. Whether you want to cream up a pasta, or use it
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Trix not Twix
Trix not Twix
Enjoying a healthy gluten, dairy and sugar free version of my favorite from childhood. As the Deceptive Chef, I make
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swordfish
Swordfish – The Real Chicken of the Sea
There are so many ways to make Swordfish and so many reasons why. It really is the Chicken of the
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Gumbo
Gumbo – A New Family Tradition
Being part of something so time honored as starting a traditional recipe from scratch, is one of my fondest Chef
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Deceptive Burger and Fries
Deceptive Burger and Fries
This is a favorite for quick and satisfying. All plant based with vegetables and chick pea flour for the fries.
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Dipped Deceptive Bar
Dipped Deceptive Bars
This bar is deceptive because it carries almost every nutrient you need to live well and very healthy and it
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roasted veggie pizza
Roasted Veggie Pizza Take 2
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Hazelnut Meal biscotti
Gluten Dairy Sugar free Cookies
Create great nutrient dense treats like Biscotti. A snack that feeds like a meal. Join me at Marlene’s Market and
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Prominent Plant Based Plate
It is no secret to those who know me that I am not a fan of New England. It was
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Deceptive Chef Super Food Fudge
Gluten, dairy, and sugar free. It’s a decadent super food fudge with Maca for health and vitality.
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finding yourself on Pinterest
I Found Myself on Pinterest
This moment is a very exciting moment. I was surfing Pinterest for recipe ideas as I do almost every day
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gluten sugar dairy free linzer cookie
Gluten Dairy and Sugar free Linzer Cookies
They are as delicious to eat as they are pleasing to see! Save
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Gluten & Sugar FREE Homemade Granola
Granola is a great to snack your way into a healthy lifestyle. Create a trail mix for after breakfast and
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Pizza! Pizza! Pizza! Gluten, Dairy and Yeast free!
Gluten, Dairy and Yeast is all that is missing. This Pizza tastes amaze! Save
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At age 74, Ralph lost about 40lbs
My first true success story that I was able to see from beginning to end is my Dad, Ralph.
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Lemon Chamomile Tart w/ Hazelnut Crust & Fresh Blackberries
Ingredients and Instructions Hazelnut Crust 3⁄4 cup hazelnut flour 1⁄2 cup coconut flour 2 tablespoons agave 1⁄2 tablespoon almond extract
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Gluten and Dairy free Mushroom Stroganoff
This is a simple dish that took just a few minutes and just a few ingredients. Mushrooms, sweet white rice,
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Walnut Crackers
These walnut crackers are dense, buttery and, satisfying!
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Gluten, Dairy Sugar free breads
There is one thing I have learned over the years. Some recipes cannot be followed at all when working with
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Better late than never Feb Sound Outlook Article
Hey Everyone, You can easily read this online at http://www.marlenesmarket-deli.com/. Enjoy!
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Easy black beans for leftover rice
Spice a can of black beans with 2-3 tsps cumin, coriander, ginger, turmeric, garlic powder and a touch of salt,
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Lasagna like you have never had!
Nut cheese lasagna with pine nut pesto, marinara and fresh Italian herb oil. Filling, addicting and really, really healthy!
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The Deceptive Chef’s first magazine article
I am very excited to share my first article in the Marlene’s Market and Deli Sound Outlook. JOIN ME SATURDAY
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Almond Flour Tortillas Home made!
Home made almond flour tortillas with super pseudo grains, filled w/ Mortadella and spinach. Simply fabulous raw, soaked almond meal
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Gluten, Dairy and Sugar free Holiday Cookies
½ cup coconut oil, softened ⅓ cup maple syrup or Coconut Nectar 11 cup brown rice flour ¾ cup tapioca
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Deceptive Delights Dessert Cups
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Trix not Twix by The Deceptive Chef
Gluten, Dairy, Sugar, Soy, Yeast Free. Decadent and a great Macro Nutrient Meal!              
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Deceptive Delights Ice Cream
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Orange Citrus Salad plated with black radish.
Simple, bountiful, inspired.           – The Deceptive Chef
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Cashew Kimchi Dumplings
These are a really good, rich couple of bites that satisfy and couldn’t be healthier. I am quite surprised how
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Kale Caesar!
This is a fun healthy, gluten, dairy, sugar free and raw take on Caesar salad. Just delicious and you won’t
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Cracker and Cheese Plate with Tomato Pepper Spread and Kale chips
This gluten, dairy, soy, yeast and sugar free RAW plate was a great opportunity to use all of the leftover
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Cauliflower Sushi
Yes, really! Homemade pickled Ginger and a Sriracha Mayo. Yum! Save Save Save Save
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Tuber Nori Roll
Tuber nori roll. Just a wrap of vegetables with a tamarind mango salsa. What a light and bright bite.  
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Dehydration – Baking but slower and lower
Dehydration is a great way to “bake”. The same as baking, it remove water but does so a such a
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Pumpkin Spice Smoothie
Refreshing, super healthy low cal offering a bit of carrot juice and all freshly made with a perfect winter flavor
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Simple Elegent Zucchini Tartar
This dish is a nice smooth taste with a bit of a bright spot. Perfect way to use up zucchini!
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Day 3 of Class and well… YUM!
Another fun day, another fun dish. Heirloom tomato lasagna. Simply delicious and deceptively decadent and filling. Just a few bites
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Welcome to 2015
Thank you everyone for such a great year! I cannot tell you how much I appreciate your support and I
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Mentioned in an odd place
Happy New Year! It is always cool when you see your name somewhere. It is especially nice when you get
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Gluten, Dairy and Sugar free Apple Pie and Vanilla Ice Cream
Apple Pie a la Mode with Deceptive Delights Vanilla ice cream. This is the MOST amazing delicious bite, bite, bite.
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BEST SUNDAE EVER
Dairy and Sugar free Deceptive Delights ice cream sundae. Nothing fancy, just the best sundae ever! – The Deceptive Chef
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Easy soups and a quick tuna salad while watching the game
Bean and Split Pea Soup. Chop once use twice. I even had enough veg left over to make a big
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Gluten, Dairy Sugar Free Pumpkin Cheesecake Cups
Pumpkin Cheesecake cups available now at Marlene’s Market and Deli, Natures Market in Kent and soon to arrive at Eat
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Gluten, Dairy Sugar free Quesadilla
Gluten, Dairy Sugar Free Quesadilla. Great late night snack and super simple to make. Spread a little Vegenaise on one
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CHEF SESSIONS – Gluten, Dairy and Sugar free Thanksgiving day dinner
Shopping for a Gluten, Dairy and Sugar free Thanksgiving day dinner was a HUGE success! I enjoyed offering a shopping
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Chicken in Sweet Pepper Sauce – Always Gluten Free, Always Fantastic
Chicken in Sweet Pepper Sauce is one of our favorite dishes. It is an easy recipe of sweet peppers, spices
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Soup and a Sandwich
Soup and a sandwich is a staple for the American lunch option and you too, can go Gluten, Dairy and
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Gluten and Dairy FREE biscuits and gravy
Gluten, Dairy and Sugar free Biscuits and Gravy! Use any gravy recipe substituting Sweet White Rice flour instead of all
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Going crazy for Raw Cupcakes
I have been having the best time creating these raw cupcakes. So far I have done 5 batches and my
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Another successfull wedding catered
I had a wonderful time catering another wedding! This was on a boat with limited space so the best options
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The Deceptive Chef to appear at the Washington State Fair
Join me, The Decptive Chef, Friday, Sept. 5th at the Washington State Fair Pavilion where I will be sharing Gluten,
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Nature is amazing!
Nature is amazing and your yard is your health. From the physical aspect of tending the garden to the internal
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Another fruit I did not expect to see this year
I cannot believe that the Deceptive Garden is producing grapes. We had a bump in the road and thought all
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Pink Blueberries
This is a pink blueberry. Yes, a pink blueberry. I planted this bush 2 years ago and these 3 berries
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Heart Shaped Corn Kernel
I just had to share this heart shaped kernel. What fun!     – The Deceptive Chef
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Deceptive Delights Cheesecake Takes Center Stage
Our Coconut Lime Cheesecake makes a beautiful wedding cake. Decadent and healthy! It was an honor to receive this special
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Deceptive Delights Edible Landscaping
Bucket o’ Plums courtesy of Deceptive Delights edible landscaping and Cucumbers are almost here. Did you know they start out
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Catering a wedding
I had the most fun catering a wedding for 50 and here are a few of the items I made
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Date, proscuiutto, honey cayenne walnut, yum!
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Deceptive Blueberries
Nature is incredible and complex and I haven’t the faintest idea how some things work. Both of these berries are
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Deceptive Delights Edible Landscaping
The Deceptive Delights edible landscaping is going crazy this year. Good compost and some Dr. Earth and viola! I had
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Organic Veggie lasagna serves 12 for under $20
Multi colored organic carrots from Trader Joes. These carrots are amazing works of art for the eyes and the body.
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MMmmmm…Quiche
Use any pie crust recipe exchanging wheat flour with 60% Sweet White Rice Flour and 40% Brown Rice Flour and
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Robust Tuna Salad
Tuna, bell peppers, pickles, grated carrots, celery, dill, Vegenaise, salt, pepper. This is a great satisfying bite or two when
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Gluten, Dairy Sugar free Chocolate Cake with Raw Stawberry Mousse
Chocolate Cake layered with Raw Strawberry Mousse, Gluten, Dairy and Sugar free. This was a VERY enjoyable dessert. The cake
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Cole Slaw, simple, elegant, perfect
I am loving these multi-colored carrots from Trader Joes. Get a bag of Trader Joes shredded cabbage, mix with grated
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Local celebrity…
What a surprise to see myself when I went into my local branch at BECU! Local company, local banking, local
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We need a better conversation
Our local high school has taken the big step of adopting a road. We worked together to get garbage bins
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3 Meals from 1 set of ingredients
This organic free range roasted chicken and bag of organic tri colored carrots from Trader Joes was $17. With another
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Deceptive Edible Landscaping
It is with great pleasure that I get to share my garden. I never thought of myself as being capable
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On Broadway, Just off Broadway
It is going to be another beautiful day tomorrow. Come find me and my cart Thurs. just outside the downtown
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White Chocolate, Strawberry Cheesecake
This is a special order Dairy, Sugar and Gluten free White Chocolate, Strawberry Cheesecake. It is filled with fresh strawberries
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Waffle Cone fun
This is a fun part about creating food. This Gluten, Dairy and Sugar free Deceptive Delights waffle cone before it
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Mudslide Pie – Gluten, Dairy and Sugar Free
This heavenly Gluten, Dairy and Sugar free dessert is a combination of chocolates and almond butter. Healthy, decadent, delicious! –
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Flour from coffee? Yes, flour from coffee
I’m always on the lookout for new products that can be incorporated into the Gluten, Dairy and Sugar free repertoire.
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Best Bagel Buns ever!
As promised, The Deceptive Chef’s ~ Bagel Buns Recipe. 3 cups Manini’s Papa’s Pane Gluten Free Flour blend (do not
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An hour with The Deceptive Chef
I must admit from the start, this evening did not turn out at all how I had imagined it would.
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Chef Sessions Cliff Notes Version at Marlene’s Market and Deli
I am pleased to be teaching an abbreviated version of my Chef Sessions at Marlene’s Market and Deli. The first
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I wanted pancakes at 11:30 at night so I made pancakes
The pancakes were really good too. I followed the recipe on the back of the bag with The Deceptive Chef™
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Late Night Snack Attack!
We all have those times when there is nothing like a PB & J. So this version, ta Brown Rice
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The Perfect Doggie Bag
I wanted to share one of my favorite purchases. I was in a Storables in the U Dist. and I
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Over The Moon for Over the Moon Cafe in Tacoma
Friday night was an awesome dinner with friends at Over The Moon Cafe in Opera Alley Tacoma. They served us
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Gluten Free Beef with Broccoli
I have been wanting to post this Gluten Free dish for a few days now. I have made it twice
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It was a great day at GF Joes
I want to thank GF Joes Tacoma for hosting me and bringing in my ice cream, waffle cone bites™ and
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Deceptive Delights Ice Cream and Waffle Cones Sampling at Gluten Free Joes in Tacoma
I want to invite everyone to join me from Noon – 3 and taste the most amazing ice cream you
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Gluten, Dairy and Sugar Free breakfast on the go
Slice, toast, slather, bite, enjoy! mmmmmmm……
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Industry catering Event
I had the best night Friday catering an event at Industry Sign and Graphics. I brought Gluten, Dairy and Sugar
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Curry fish, Veg and Jasmine Rice w/ Cilantro & slivered Almonds
This is lunch with my friend Willow of Willow’s Photography. I had gone to my favorite Thai Restaurant Banyan Tree
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MMMmmm…. Salads
It is that time of year when we feel more inclined to take better care of ourselves. So we eat
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Apple Pie a la Mode with Apple Pie a la Mode
I just enjoyed a Gluten, Dairy and Sugar Free slice of home made Apple Pie with Apple Pie a la
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I get to have my cereal and enjoy it too
There are a few things I miss from childhood being Celiac, Lactose and Sugar Intolerant. One of those things is
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What’s Happening with Deceptive Delights
I am excited to say that this is my first post coming to you as the Deceptive Chef. My specialty
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