Dairy Free Tzatziki Sauce; Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free, Nut Free Recipe

When you first go gluten free, dairy free, soy free and nut free you feel like there's nothing you can eat.  I mean honestly, how do you make a dip without cream cheese or sour cream? Or a creamy soup without cream? If you can have soy, or nuts then there are some sour cream and cream cheese substitutes out there, some made with soy, some made with nuts, and some made with pea protein (which, falls into the legume family and relates closely to soy and therefore can't be had by me anyways). … [Read more...]

Crab Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms; Gluten Free, Soy Free, Dairy Free, Nut Free, Egg Free Recipe

When I moved to Chicago almost 5 years ago I bought, on impulse, a big can of crab.  I had a bunch of portabella mushrooms in the fridge and I some how concocted some amazing crab stuffed portabella mushrooms as an appetizer for the grilled flank steak we were eating for dinner.  I love it when that happens! That was before I changed my diet so the old recipe just wouldn't do - oddly, once again I took a few things I had in the fridge and made these - maybe crab's just good with anything?  These … [Read more...]