Peanut and Nut-Free Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin season is in FULL swing now with Halloween just behind us and Thanksgiving straight ahead. Wondering what to do with that pumpkin you painted teal now that Halloween is over?  What about the pie pumpkin you bought for baking at the store last week? Did you know that the seeds in your pumpkin can … Continue reading

Izzi B’s A Friend To Those With Food Allergies

A few weeks ago I added a post to my facebook page asking for recommendations on an allergy friendly gingerbread house the whole family could put together and eat together.  One friend, whose name I won’t mention out respect for her privacy, referred me to her friend’s company, Izzi B’s. I’d never heard of it … Continue reading

Mimi’s Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

On  June 1st, The Food Allergy Mom began a new post series called, “What’s Cookin’ In Grandma’s Kitchen” to encourage food allergy families to reclaim their kitchens.  A couple of times each week I will be posting allergy-friendly, gluten-free, and nut-free versions of my grandmother’s recipes. I have dozens of my grandmother’s old recipe cards … Continue reading

Mimi’s SunButter Balls

On  June 1st, The Food Allergy Mom began a new post series called, “What’s Cookin’ In Grandma’s Kitchen” to encourage food allergy families to reclaim their kitchens.  A couple of times each week I will be posting allergy-friendly, gluten-free, and nut-free versions of my grandmother’s recipes. I have dozens of my grandmother’s old recipe cards … Continue reading

Gluten-Free Pie Crust for the Holidays

If you’re gluten-free like me, with the holiday season approaching you are craving delicious flaky gluten-filled pies of all kinds:  pumpkin, pecan, apple, cherry, and the list goes on. Normally I don’t like to fork over the cash a ready-made gluten-free pie crust costs, unless it’s the holidays.  I usually buy Gillian’s gluten-free pie crust … Continue reading

St. Patty’s Day Green Treats from Sunbutter

As mentioned in a previous post, I am a huge fan of SunButter (a peanut butter-like substance that is peanut, tree nut, and gluten-free).  It’s perfect snack for a family with food allergies. I made some delicious SunButter and Hershey Kiss cookies (an old family recipe that originally required peanut butter) at Christmas and noticed that … Continue reading

Fabulous Fudgy Brownies

I came across this recipe a number of years ago when my son had not yet outgrown his egg allergy.  It is still one of my family’s favorites today.  I believe it is a recipe from FAAN (Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network). When my son was first diagnosed we tried dozens of recipes for cookies … Continue reading