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WINGSPAN

Ashvita Girish

Ashvita Girish, Staff Reporter

Ashvita Girish, a senior, is looking forward to her final year as a Wingspan writer. In her spare time, she bakes, paints, and plays the Carnatic flute. She is excited to see what this school year brings for her and is eager to share her experiences with her peers.

contact: ashvita.girish.214@k12.friscoisd.org

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The number of people in American that have cut out gluten from their diet has been rising over the years. Among those saying goodbye to gluten is staff reporter Ashvita Girish and  in this new, weekly blog, she will provide recipes and her take on whether its worth making or not.

Goodbye Gluten

October 15, 2021
Vegetable Kathi Roll

Vegetable Kathi Roll

September 26, 2021
Baked pesto pasta

Baked pesto pasta

September 17, 2021
In this weeks Goodbye Gluten, Girish provides the recipe for a fresh black bean salad. From a healthy dish to the perfect addition for a dinner party, the salad is sure to spice up any meal.

Black bean salad

May 7, 2021
A simple yet tasty breakfast recipe with fresh and gluten-free ingredients.

Breakfast bruschetta

April 15, 2021
A simple recipe that brings back a flood of memories.

Guava pudding

April 11, 2021
Simple yet versatile, in this weeks Goodbye Gluten, junior Ashvita Girish guides through her gluten-free baked pasta recipe. It contains fresh ingredients like zucchini and mushrooms, but the dish can be altered in numerous ways to ones liking.

Baked pasta

March 25, 2021
In this weeks Goodbye Gluten, Girish creates a carrot cake to satisfy the sweet tooth with a gluten-free recipe.

[Photo] Carrot cake

March 4, 2021
With the addition of butter, garlic, and balsamic glaze, in this weeks Goodbye Gluten Girish transforms a regular potation into a Hasselback potato for a gluten-free dish.

Hasselback potatoes

February 25, 2021
Traditionally a fried dish, in this Goodbye Gluten, Girish cooks Gobi Manchurian with an air fryer to reduce the amount of oil and grease for a healthier option.

Gobi Manchiruan

February 12, 2021
This week Girish satisfies ones sweet tooth with a gluten-free chocolate banana bread. This soft and gooey treat is the perfect way to end a meal but lacking the dietary restriction worries.

Chocolate banana bread

February 4, 2021
In this weeks Goodbye Gluten, Girish uses oats to create a traditional Indian food, chillas. This dish provides a gluten-free option for a delicious warm breakfast.

Oat chillas

January 28, 2021
With the cool weather parked for the Winter, Girish explains how to make a warm and tasty gluten-free black bean soup.

Black bean soup

January 22, 2021
After many tries and recipes to perfect her craft, Girish created her own gluten-free flour. In this weeks Goodbye Gluten, she explains how to incorporate it to develop the perfect gluten-free brownies.

Brownies

January 14, 2021
Rather than adding unnecessary processed sugars, this week Girish explains how to make delicious gluten-free ice cream using only bananas, oat milk, and vanilla extract.

Banana ice cream

January 7, 2021
In this weeks Goodbye Gluten, Girish brings a special treat in honor of her dads birthday. The vegan chocolate cream pie is the perfect way to finish any meal, and it can easily be done from home to experience the fresh and creamy texture.

Vegan chocolate cream pie

December 17, 2020
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Yasameen Ayub

December 16, 2020
With Girishs gluten-free pancake recipe, everyone can enjoy this delicious breakfast food made with buckwheat flavor for a worry-free breakfast.

Blueberry banana pancakes

December 10, 2020
In this weeks Goodbye Gluten, Girish explains how to make Thattai, a crispy south Indian treat.

Thattai

November 19, 2020
Though making gluten-bread may be difficult, Girish explains how to create a simple and delicious alternative.  Accoding to Girish, adding cheese to the biscuits make the process easier.

Cheese biscuits

October 1, 2020
A visit to the store resulted in a finger millet  bread discovery. With this gluten free bread, Girish explains how to make a classic tomato bruschetta.

Classic bruschetta

September 24, 2020
Junior Michelle Jaeger uses her paints and canvas to express her ideas of individuality and perspective on different things.

Michelle Jaeger

September 23, 2020
As a substitute to whole milk, Girish demonstrates how to make customizable gluten-free milk for ones daily coffee.

Oat milk

September 18, 2020
Green bean stir-fry

Green bean stir-fry

September 10, 2020
Bhele Poori

Bhele Poori

September 3, 2020
Mango banana ice cream

Mango banana ice cream

August 27, 2020
Ripstick Birthday Cake

Ripstick Birthday Cake

August 20, 2020

Tarini Pankanti

May 15, 2020
For Girish, the perfect oatmeal cookie recipe has been hard to come by. But she filled her craving for these classic cookies with Carol Fenster’s recipe.

Oatmeal cookies

May 14, 2020
Making most of whats in the kitchen, Girish decided to get creative with dry spaghetti. Although it may not be full of sauce, Girish believes an array of seasonings will do.

Dry Spaghetti

May 7, 2020
Girishs mom was inspired by Julie from the movie Julie and Julias tomato bruschetta to create egg bruschetta. For Girish, this meal is simple, yet satisfying, packed with protein, and can be prepared in no time.

Egg bruschetta

April 30, 2020
Baked pasta is a make-it-your-own kind of dish for Girish. According to her, whether you add in vegetables or keep it traditional, the baked element of the dish adds a special flavor as the melted cheese forms a soft crust over the pasta.

Baked pasta

April 16, 2020
When she was little, Girish often watched videos on how to make meringues cookies, but could never get it right. After some trial and error, Girish has come to find and create a gluten-free meringue cookie recipe that works for her.

Meringue cookies

April 2, 2020
When making tarts, its important that the crust holds its shape and the filling without crumbling. Using Elana Amsterdam’s almond flour savory tart recipe, Girish put together a veggie tart that did just that.

Veggie tart

March 26, 2020
Putting her own spin on a classic dessert, Girish  makes her own version of raspberry tarts. Using oats, raspberry jam, and lemon zest, Girish found the balance between crunch, tart, and sweet.

Raspberry tarts

February 27, 2020
Making a vegetarian lasagna may seem simple, but Girish believes she has perfected her recipe. Not only is this dish great for dinners with family and friends, but also a great way to clean out your refrigerator of any and all kinds of vegetables before they go bad.

Vegetarian lasagna

February 20, 2020
AP Literature students work in groups on a month long project exploring eras of literature.

AP drop window now open

December 13, 2019
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