Archives for March 2014

Crock Pot Pulled Chicken Tacos/Burritos/Nachos/Tostadas; Gluten Free, Soy Free, Dairy Free, Nut Free Recipe

Mexican is a staple at our house because it's easy and quick. This pulled chicken taco, burrito, taquito, nacho, tostada meat is gluten free, soy free, and dairy free! It's also flavorful without using those full of preservative packets.  We make this every few weeks.  We make a lot of the meat and make multiple meals out of it.  Sometimes, we'll just cook the meat in the crock pot and add seasonings after so we can mix half of the meat with barbecue sauce and have pulled chicken … [Read more...]

The Garfield Park Conservatory, Chicago – A Place to Take Baby!

So, my babe is now just more than 6 months old, it's March, it's snowy, it's cold, and I'm in the midst of some RIDICULOUS cabin fever! I never really thought about being a mom, in fact, even when I was pregnant I didn't think about what it would be like with a little one around.  I was scared of babies so I hadn't even held one since I was little. I had no idea what I was getting into! Once you have the baby you become a huge ball of emotions (well, at least I did).  It's the biggest love … [Read more...]

Allergen Free Cornbread; Gluten Free, Soy Free, Dairy Free, Nut Free, Egg Free Recipe

My husband made me chili on Tuesday and per our agreement, I made the corn bread I promised. I lucked out on this deal because I HATE cutting up jalapenos and this cornbread recipe is SUPER easy.  It's also free of all of the top 8 allergens, I use eggs in mine but you can easily substitute them.  So here it is, my Gluten Free, Soy Free, Dairy Free, Nut Free, Egg Free (optional) Cornbread Recipe from The Whole Foods Allergy Cookbook by Cybele Pascal. This is a traditional savory cornbread - not … [Read more...]