My Weekend at the Gluten and Allergen Free Expo – A Recap

Have you ever felt different from others?  Have you ever felt others look at you strangely?   Have you felt uncomfortable and that you’re drawing too much attention to yourself? Probably you have at one point or another. But if you have a food allergy or intolerance (or many), you’re probably used to feeling different and […]

Dairy Free Mashed Potatoes – An Updated Post and Step-by-Step Instructions

One of my most popular posts on this blog is for Dairy Free Mashed Potatoes.  However, the post is really rather sad.  There are only basic instructions and no pictures at all. So, I wanted to update the post and show you just how delicious and yummy these potatoes are.  Truthfully, even if I could […]

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. […]

What’s In Our Dairy Free, Gluten Free Easter Baskets?

This year planning Easter baskets was a bit trickier since they had to have treats that are both dairy free and gluten free. I thought I’d share with you what our kids are going to get this Easter: Amanda’s Own Confections Gold Bunny Box — I just found this company this year, and my kids […]

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 […]