I'm GF and not by choice. I don't know if I'd go as far as to say I have celiacs but I'm definitely intolerant/allergic/whatever. The last time I accidentally had gluten was when I ate some korean bbq that I got from H-Mart and didn't look at the ingredients list. Who knew it had wheat in it? I did after a few hours of stomach cramps and, well, we'll just leave it at that. A week later it was still wreaking havoc on my stomach.
ANYWHO. I don't have any recipes because I don't cook anything that involved. One thing I recommend is shopping at Wegmans because all of their store brand shit is labeled really nicely including GF labels. I don't know why you're trying to cut down on cheese, but if it helps to know, they have lactose-free cheese that I buy and I also don't drink regular milk anymore but instead drink coconut milk.
Also, I've had to try a few different kinds of spaghetti because I do love pasta. I've even tried spinach spaghetti. The best kind I've found is corn spaghetti. Good stuff.
Oh, something else I learned the hard way. If you go out for some Asian fare, you better ask about their soy sauce. Some is naturally GF, some isn't.
I was also surprised to learn that I needed to ask about soups when eating out because of some that have flour in it. That brings something else to mind. I would fucking kill someone for a piece of fried chicken right now :(
If you still want some cereal, all of the Chex cereals are GF and you can't even tell. My mom's made me a cake before and also brownies with GF mix and I couldn't tell the difference either. I wish I knew the brands but if you want me to I can check next time I go visit.
Now let's talk about bread. Holy shit is the sandwich bread terrible. When I first started I would end up spitting out the last bite I could muster into the trash at work and throwing the rest away. So so bad. However, I have since found that hamburger buns are much better for sandwiches. If you're making french toast though, the regular sandwich bread was fine.
Here's a link to the bread I like: click here for link
Maybe their sandwich bread is better too but I haven't tried it.
As for the beer, whole foods has a good selection. It's not terrible. I kind of like Redbridge. It tastes like beer and it's usually the one that you'll find available if you're lucky enough to be in a bar with any GF beer choice at all. Either that or start drinking more liquor. Whiskey is fine btw - the gluten is distilled out.
Amy's GF stuff is pretty good too (they also have gf/non-dairy pizza): click here for link
and their stuff is also at Wegmans. Wegmans in general has a pretty damn good GF section.