Garlicky Spinach; Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free, Nut Free

So, I've been working on a post about my "I'm getting sick" meal plan for about a month now - Yes, a month! Hopefully I'll have it posted within the next week or so.  Until then, I wanted to share this recipe for garlicky spinach that is a part of the meal plan. Once you go gluten free, dairy free, and soy free,  it seems like all of the really easy side dishes go out the window (think, things that come in a box, bag, or packet)! We've been eating this quite a bit lately, mainly because it's … [Read more...]

Oven Roasted Cauliflower; Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free, Nut Free Recipe

I started some seeds yesterday, specifically cauliflower (amongst others). Since good organic cauliflower is like $5 per head and we eat it ALL the time I thought I would try and grow some.  Whether you're growing it or buying it you need to try out this recipe! This Roasted Cauliflower is a staple at our house. The cauliflower is tender and the bottom gets slightly browned and carmelized. Of course, its wonderful because its naturally gluten free, dairy free, soy free, nut free and egg free. It … [Read more...]

Soy Free, Gluten Free Ginger Dipping Sauce, Benihana Copycat Recipe; Gluten Free, Soy Free, Dairy Free, Nut Free Recipe

Once you go soy free you pretty much have to get over the fact that you'll no longer be able to eat Asian foods, definitely Chinese take out. Oh how I miss Chinese take out!!! Japanese food is another thing we missed, sushi, sake and our hibachi favorites from Teppanyaki restaurants. Did I lose you? I'm sure you know sushi, and sake (it's rice wine but it may or may not be gluten free, dairy free, and soy free! - see my post here).  Hibachi is a form of cooking device popular in Japan, … [Read more...]

Healthier Green Bean Casserole; Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free, Nut Free, Egg Free Recipe

It's a few days before Christmas and I still haven't made any of the allergen free Christmas cookies that I make every year (a great basic recipe can be found here), I still haven't posted the Maple Sweetened Cranberry Sauce that I created for Thanksgiving, and I'm just now getting to posting this....luckily, like the original 1950s recipe, this gluten free, dairy free, soy free, nut free Green Bean Casserole recipe has only a few ingredients! Looks yummy huh? I'm constantly experimenting to … [Read more...]

Dairy Free Creamy Cole Slaw; Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Soy Free, Nut Free Recipe

So I realized yesterday, that my son's first birthday is approaching really quickly. Time to start planning a party! I ordered some invites yesterday, settled on a theme (nautical) and now I'm going to try and plan a menu. Question, what to serve at a one year olds birthday party?? The color palette I've settled on is navy and white with a splash of red (unique I know). I'm sure my little one would be happy with some watermelon and blueberries to fit the theme. I think the guests might be … [Read more...]