Elk Lake Resort Wedding – Oregon

An Elk Lake Resort Wedding in Bend, Oregon with a completely gluten-free menu.

Elk Lake Resort Wedding Line – DO NOT CROSS!!! No idea who the woman in the bikini is….

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…we are not wear bathing suits but it IS a super casual affair.  Yes, I still own Ugg Boots.

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No less breathtaking – Elk Lake Resort is a truly gorgeous setting.  The trees and the water and the fresh air – AHHHHH!

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Thankfully, Rachel’s wedding is nothing like the movie “Rachel Getting Married!” The ceremony is perfect, officiated by my very own mother-in-law, Wendy.

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While the paparazzi snaps away, the guests mingle, nibble and sip. I try all the appetizers – polenta, two types of fried shrimp, and bacon-wrapped scallops.

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The entire buffet was gluten-free, except for the bread.

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Chicken Skewers in a coconut curry (with rice noodles and pineapple underneath)…

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…Tri Tip Steak…

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…Tate and Tate did a wonderful job with the catering.

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Glad to see the bride and groom actually remembered to eat!  It is a really relaxed time.  No tension or drama whatsoever!

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The Tula Bakery cake is driven all the way from Portland.  I would not trust my car with three tiers.

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Each layer is gluten-free. I split all three with my cousin Noah – first, the chocolate/cherry…

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…then the lemon…

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…and finally the ??? They say that it is vanilla-something, but I don’t think so…

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…love the lemon, so I ditch my last half of the mystery piece for another.

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Congrats to the newlyweds!

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