Elana Amsterdam

Elana Amsterdam

Wellness expert and gluten-free guru Elana Amsterdam is the founder of elanaspantry.com, a website where she shares simple, healthy recipes and lifestyle advice with her readers. She has written articles for Parents, Shape Magazine, The Denver Post, and Delicious Living and has been featured in a variety of media outlets including Fortune Magazine, The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal, and has appeared on CNN and MSNBC.Her first book, The Gluten-Free Almond Flour Cookbook, published by Random House in 2009, was named one of the "Best Cookbooks of 2009" by The Denver Post. Gluten Free Cupcakes (Random House 2011), is full of spectacularly delightful, yet healthy and nutrient dense desserts. Her next book, Paleo Cooking from Elana's Pantry, a gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, nightshade-free collection of quick and easy recipes ranging from dinners to desserts, was released in June 2013. Elana lives in the heart of Boulder, Colorado with an assortment of grueling taste testers that range from her brutally honest husband of 18 years to her two teenage sons.