- Feb 20, 2018
- 2 min
Dairy, Egg & Nut-Free Banana Bread
Do you know what today is...? If you guessed National Banana Bread Day, you are right! While this may not be a day you have circled on the calendar, it's certainly a fun excuse to enjoy one of the most traditional breakfast (or snack!) treats out there. Who doesn't love a warm, delicious slice of banana bread? And, if you are managing food allergies, there is absolutely no reason why you should feel left out. My sweet friend Kate (who guest blogged for me over the holidays wi
- Feb 12, 2018
- 3 min
Allergy-Friendly Chocolate Valentine's Treats...Yes, Please!
Valentine’s Day is always so much fun, but as with most holidays, it can get tricky for those of us navigating food allergies. Yes, there are hearts and red and expressions of love displayed everywhere, but let’s be honest… chocolate is what takes center stage. And, for anyone with dairy and nut allergies, especially, this is where Valentine’s Day gets a little complicated. BUT, that doesn't mean that anyone needs to miss out on the fun! Today, I want to share with you a few
- Feb 11, 2018
- 4 min
Everyone's Got Something... Your Something Happens To Be Food Allergies
This weekend, I had one of those parenting moments that caught me by surprise. My younger food allergic son, Luke, went to a birthday party for one of his favorite little buddies, and as always, I sent him with a lunchbox full of safe food, including his dairy-free pizza and a homemade chocolate cupcake. My husband Brian was staying at the party, and they were armed with epis, wipes and a perfect replica of what the other kids were eating; as far as I was concerned, Luke woul
- Feb 9, 2018
- 3 min
The Perfect Winter Soup Side: Dairy, Egg & Nut-Free Focaccia Bread!
It's nice and chilly outside, and if you're like me, this is the time for your favorite soup and stew recipes to shine. But... if your kids are anything like mine, I'm willing to bet that they are not always excited when soup is on the menu. Well, let me tell you something... this bread is going to CHANGE THEIR MINDS! Call it bribery (I call it kindness), but when I put a yummy bread on the table for my kids to dip into their soup, dinner takes on a whole new vibe. And, this
- Feb 9, 2018
- 4 min
A Whole 30 Kid Pleaser? Bring On The Dairy, Egg, Nut & Gluten-Free Stuffed Peppers!
So, Halloween is behind us and we're headed into holiday time... or for many of us, a season of full-fledged indulgence. I love all the food of this time of year, and trust me, I will be blogging about my favorite allergy-safe sweets and treats plenty over the next few months. But, there is something to be said about balancing things out in the midst of all the holiday heaviness. That's why I want to share with you the type of recipe that I turn to as much as I can during thi