Chef + Recipe Developer + Food Stylist
Author + Cement Artist
Hello and Thank You for popping into Pure Fresh Daily! My name is Lori Miller and for the past 20 years, I've worked as a Private/Personal Chef throughout Southern California, specializing in all alternative cuisines ranging from vegetarian, vegan, macrobiotic, gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo, etc. I went to culinary school to learn how to cook for myself and for my own personal needs, but it all turned into a real life passion, allowing me to cook for others who need specific kind of meals, and what a great experience it's been.
Since being diagnosed with Celiac Disease and a few other Autoimmune Conditions in 2009, I have to eat a 100% gluten-free, 100% refined white sugar-free, 100% soy-free, 99% grain-free and 99% dairy-free diet. In the beginning, it wasn't so easy to always stay on track. I 100% understand how difficult it is when your doctor tells you to get off gluten-loaded white flour, etc, and I can honestly say, giving up gluten is one of the most difficult things to do in life!
Over the years, I've been blessed to learn a variety of world cuisines and have attended a variety of specialized dietary and culinary classes. I absolutely love the challenge of transforming traditional world recipes into gluten-free alternatives for people to enjoy. Recently, I transitioned into Recipe and Menu Development along with Food Styling for local food businesses in So Cal. This has been a dream come true because I love taking pure food ingredients and making them come alive for others to enjoy!
I'm happy to be able to share my story, as well as my artisanal handmade goods with you. As a hobby, I love baking donuts, cookies, breads and cakes! I also specialize in making concrete plant containers and have made these, as well as my terra cotta arrangements, available to you! I hope you enjoy the variety of unique and natural creations that I offer and I'd love your feedback too!
Check out these links to see some of my other work...
30+ Gluten-free Mix and Match Donuts Recipe eBook: www.purefreshdonuts.com
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