Baked Oatmeal – Gluten Free, Dairy Free, OAMC

We eat all varieties of oatmeal, so when I stumbled upon a recipe for Baked Oatmeal, I knew I had to change it up a bit to make it a wee bit healthier and to make it gluten free and dairy free.  The result is delicious baked oatmeal that my kids eat up every time […]

Hearty Pancakes – Gluten Free, Dairy Free, OAMC

I do most of my cooking with a recipe.  I might make small changes based on our tastes and dietary restrictions. My husband, on the other hand, rarely uses a recipe.  He just dumps and creates.  Surprisingly, most of the time his creations are very successful. Last weekend he made this creation, which everyone enjoyed. […]

A Simple Frugal Meal: 4 Ingredient Beef, Potatoes, and Carrots – Dairy & Gluten Free

When we’re short on time, I love using the slow cooker. When we are at the end of the month and relying on pantry ingredients for our meals until the start of the month, this meal is a winner because it only has 4 ingredients! 4 Ingredient Beef, Potatoes, and Carrots Meal 1 lb. beef […]

Hamburger Soup – Gluten Free and Dairy Free

One of the recipes that I planned to make for my freezer cooking session was Hamburger Soup. I knew I was going to have to tweak the recipe a bit, but I tweaked it substantially when I replaced Worcestershire sauce for teriyaki sauce when I realized I didn’t have a gluten free version.  I wondered […]

Skillet Apricot Glazed Tilapia – Dairy Free, Gluten Free

I was following eMeals‘ Paleo plan, but since my food choices are so limited, I couldn’t make many of the recipes.  I decided to switch to the gluten free menu plan, and I haven’t been disappointed.  This weekend I made the Skillet Apricot Glazed Tilapia, and it was a big hit with my husband and […]

Slow Cooker Old Fashioned Bread Pudding (Can Be Dairy Free & Gluten Free)

I’m trying out a new dessert cookbook, Slow Cooker Desserts, and when I saw the Old Fashioned Bread Pudding, I just couldn’t resist.  Even though the family is currently dairy and gluten free, this recipe was easily adaptable. Old-Fashioned Bread Pudding 2 cups bread cubes (I used end slices of Udi’s gluten free bread and […]

Bacon, Kale and Rice Pasta – Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Soy Free

I was always a follow-the-recipe type cook, but my food intolerances are really stretching my culinary imagination.  I recently saw a simple recipe in Rachael Ray’s magazine for a light pasta meal.  I reimagined it with food that my family can eat.  My version only has 5 ingredients, but I found it to be a […]

Peanut Butter Trail Mix Balls – Gluten Free, Diary Free

We are always on the look out for quick, portable snacks.  We recently tried these Peanut Butter Trail Mix Balls from a book called Dishing It Up Disney Style:  A Cookbook for Those with Type 1 Diabetes, and we loved these.  Best of all, they were easy enough to make that the kids could help. […]

Tuna Noodle Casserole – Gluten, Dairy and Soy Free

Part of transitioning my family off of gluten involves finding foods that they like that don’t taste different.  I found a recipe on for gluten free, dairy free Tuna Noodle Casserole, and I decided to give it a try.  My daughter loves tuna salad, so I thought this would be a home run dinner, […]

Gluten Free, Dairy Free Paleo Pancakes

Last week, fellow blogger Erika from Newlyweds on a Budget mentioned how she likes to make Paleo pancakes. I set about making the pancakes yesterday, but I misread her directions and at first had a gloppy, greasy mess.  After some adjustment, I ended up with these pancakes that my kids wolfed down and my husband […]