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Melissa Mayo

May 26, 2019

DO I EAT CARBS + DAIRY?

Post by Melissa Mayo

I cannot tell you how many messages I received yesterday after my bikini post, asking this question. So I figured I’d share my answer with you here. ⠀

Some of you that have been following me for a while, know that I have a home in Italy and I spend around 4 months of the year there. And I love pasta, pizza, bread and cheese.⠀

But here is the thing, when I’m not in Italy I make all doughs for these fresh using Italian 00 flour. Right now I’m about to make my Shabbat challah and I’m also using 00 Italian flour.⠀

The flour in the USA has a chemical that our body cannot digest and it is the reason people have a bad reaction to products containing gluten. So try switching up your flour and baking your own bread. Let me know if you see a difference in the way your gut reacts to home baked bread.

I also love good quality cheeses from Europe like Greek feta, Italian mozzarella, Parmesan and burrata and Dutch Unikaas but I don’t buy USA cheese or milk in America. I hope that helps.

And if you love these gorgeous knives by my favorite South African designer Carrol Boyes, then click on this link to SHOP.

And keep sending me your questions xxx MM⠀

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