Comfort foods are great to repeat over and over in the kitchen. They welcome family and friends. Growing up some of my favorite comfort foods were Tuna Noodle Hotdish, Mom’s Fried Chicken and Chicken & Rice Hotdish. Being from the midwest, comfort foods often times were hotdishes (AKA casserole, for those of you not from […]
This is my homemade pizza sauce recipe that goes well on the Gluten Free Pizza Crust. Now, what toppings will you put on your pizza? 6 T tomato paste2 cans (3 c) tomato sauce1/8 t crushed red pepper flakes1 t dried oregano1 t dried basil1 t dried thyme Cook over low heat for 15 minutes.
Trying to find a frozen pizza that is both gluten free and egg free is a challenge. Amy’s Rice Crust pizza was the only one that I could find that worked for Anna. The downfall is that they cost about $9 per pizza and she only ate a couple of pieces. So when my Mom […]
Gluten Free flour mixes can taste gritty. When my friend, Natalie, shared this amazing recipe with me, it transformed my Gluten Free baking! It is the closest to regular All-Purpose (wheat) flour that I have tried. When Anna was first diagnosed, I stuck to buying prepackaged ones at our local co-op because I didn’t want […]
Today I was inspired by Joyfully Becca to attempt making play dough for my kids. Anna has never been able to play with play dough because the regular store bought play dough contains wheat. In it’s place, we would let her play with Moon Dough, but real play dough looked so fun, if I could […]
Pin It My friend, Katy, made these for us and got us hooked! The original recipe does not use eggs so it was an easy conversion to make them Gluten Free. We love them so much, I bought mini donut pans to make them in. Anna has come to the State Fair with us once […]
In the world of re-discovering how to cook after food allergy diagnosis, there are times of failure and times of triumph in the kitchen. Failures should really just be called “learning opportunities.” Before food […]
Hey Baby, It’s Cold Outside! Now that we finally feel like it really is January here in Minnesota, with snow covering the ground and the sound of snow crunching from the cold temps, some chili in the crockpot would hit the spot. In our home, when chili is in the crockpot, some cornbread muffins go […]
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