Allergy Friendly Banana Bread; Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free, Nut Free

Allergy Friendly Banana Bread

Back when I first went gluten free, dairy free, and soy free; probably nearly 5 years ago, I found a random recipe for gf banana bread made with gf Bisquick on some random forum (because oddly, that was where most of the recipes were back then) and it was really amazing.  There were no pictures, just a few sentences from a guy who had wanted to make some for his Celiac wife and had experimented with some success. Back then, the only way to find good recipes was to network with other people with … [Read more...]

Ginger & Cinnamon Spice Cookies; Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free, Nut Free Recipe

Cookies Ginger and Cinnamon

These cookies are sugar, spice and everything nice! Like nearly all of the cookies on this site, these start with my gluten free, dairy free (option), soy free, nut free, egg free (option) basic sugar cookie dough (also known as the "Master" dough). Just add a few teaspoons of spices and you have a totally different tasting, sweet, fragrant, to-die-for with coffee (seriously, I make extra batches of these and my gingerbread versions to freeze and pull out with a nice cup of coffee as a treat) … [Read more...]

My Favorite Allergen Free Thanksgiving Recipes

Cranberry Sauce (1)

Eek! Only 3 more days until Thanksgiving! Yikes! I’ve been down in Florida for a wedding so it didn’t even dawn on me that it was only 3 days away! Just in case you’re still planning, here are my favorite gluten free, dairy free, soy free, nut free (many are also egg free) recipes for Thanksgiving.  Some are remakes of old favorites (like green bean casserole). Some are new favorites, especially great if you have some guests who are nightshade free. Allergen Free Thanksgiving … [Read more...]

Halloween Activity Day 3: Mint Chocolate Bat Cookies, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free, Nut Free

Mint Chocolate Bat Cookies

Mmmm....Remember Thin Mint Girl Scout cookies?  Living gluten free, dairy free, soy free, and nut free means no girl scout cookies for us in our house but that doesn't mean we can't come up with a substitute!  These chocolate mint bat cookies did the trick!  They're also activity number 3 in my 10 days of Halloween activities series. We've done a few days of painting activities so I decided it was time to bake. My little man just recently became obsessed with mint after tasting an Altoid. Yuck! … [Read more...]

GF Pumpkin Spice Cake Recipe; Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free, Nut Free Recipe

Pumpkin Spice Cake

This pumpkin spice cake recipe is a hit! It was loved by everyone at my son's 2nd birthday party, even those who aren't gluten free, dairy free, soy free, and nut free so I figured it would be great to make again less than 2 weeks later for my grandpa's 90th birthday that was being attended by both gf and non-gf diners... We had my son's 2nd birthday party a few weekends ago and he had a BLAST (I promise I'll have a post dedicated to it)! As always, I have to make everything from scratch for … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Cupcake Bouquet; This one’s GF!

cupcake floral bouquet

I can't believe how beautiful these cupcakes turned out! They were surprisingly easy (for me, I do have some artistic talent though so don't hate me if you have troubles :). I looked online for pictures of flowers and the just winged it.  Afterwords I was wishing I had taken some videos as a tutorial so I spent a ridiculous amount of time drawing a few tutorials (see them below) that pretty much give you no idea how to do this successfully haha sooo.... I've also included some links that I found … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Puppy Chow without Peanut Butter; Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free, Nut Free Recipe

puppy chow without peanut butter

Last year at Christmas I was looking through my pantry and thinking...hmmm... we don't eat cereal, what can I do with these crispy rice squares?  I've seen puppy chow my entire life but it normally sent me running away (because I have a deathly allergy to peanuts). Hmmmm could I make an allergen free version of Puppy Chow? My sister, who can have peanut butter, was over so I asked her to help me and taste test to see if it actually tasted the same as the peanuty version.  Apparently it does! Her … [Read more...]

Allergen Free Toasted Coconut Shortbread; Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free, Nut Free, Egg Free Recipe

Toasted Coconut Shortbread; Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free, Nut Free, Egg Free Recipe

Ok, I'm including this Toasted Coconut Shortbread in my Allergen Free Christmas Cookie series of posts (after Christmas) because it uses the same gluten free, dairy free, soy free, nut free (coconut is a fruit you know) options for egg and corn free basic cookie dough that I used as a base for all of the other Christmas Cookies in the series (try them all!  Plain sugar cookies, gingerbread cookies,  lemon sugar cookies,  Raspberry Linzer Cookies and Chocolate Peppermint Drop Cookies). Honestly … [Read more...]

Allergen Free Chocolate Peppermint Drop Cookies

Chocolate Peppermint Drop Cookies 1

This is my second to last Allergen free Christmas cookie post for the year and it is definitely one you'll want to save!  These Chocolate Peppermint Drop Cookies are reminiscent of those delicious girl scout cookies all of us folks with food intolerances haven't been able to eat (but have been dreaming about) for years. They're also gluten free, dairy free, soy free, and nut free (with options for egg free and corn free). In case you haven't been following my blog - yes, it is January, and yes, … [Read more...]

Allergen Free Raspberry Linzer Cookies; Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free, Nut Free, Egg Free Recipe

Raspberry Linzers Allergy Friendly Cookies; Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free, Nut Free, Egg Free Recipe

Day three of my favorite allergy friendly Christmas cookies (after Christmas)! These Raspberry Linzer Cookies that are gluten free, dairy free, soy free, nut free and egg free! If you haven’t been reading my posts you might be confused - Yes it is January, see this post for details and do yourself a favor and pin these for next year...or do what I'm doing and make these sweet cookies for your sweetie on Valentine's day (it's only about 2 weeks away)! Funny but true, my husband didn't actually … [Read more...]