Candy Cane Christmas Cookies

Looking for a festive Christmas Cookie recipe?   This is one of my favorites that I make every year.  I like these even better than the traditional sugar cookies. The recipe follows below. I’ve made it several different ways so that I can tailor it for different food allergies (I love to make them gluten-free).  Have … Continue reading

Enjoy Life Dark Chocolate Morsels: A Product Review

The folks at Enjoy Life (one of my favorite companies because of their largely allergen-free food) were kind enough to send me a package of their Dark Chocolate Morsels. All of Enjoy Life products are free of wheat, dairy, peanuts, tree nuts, egg, soy, fish, shellfish, casein, sesame, and sulfites.  How many companies do you … Continue reading

Lucy’s Cookies: A Product Review

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend…but cookies run a close second!  The nice folks at Lucy’s asked me to take their chocolate chip and sugar cookies out for a test drive.  What a torturous life I live (insert dramatic flair here)…NOT! Given my aforementioned fondness for cookies, I’ve tasted many of the brands out there … Continue reading

Marinell’s Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

I baked cookies today.  I know, it’s shameful considering we all gorged ourselves during the holiday break.  Still, I want some safe homemade goodies for my kids to take to school when we start back. This recipe just called my name today.  It’s from a friend of my grandmother’s, Marinell.  She is also a wonderful … Continue reading

Hersheyette Christmas Cookies

I was strolling through the local Kroger (early early in the morning to avoid the Christmas rush) and came across something very exciting…Hersheyettes. So, what are Hersheyettes?  Well, as you can guess, it is made by Hershey’s and is a candy coated chocolate that highly resembles an m&m.  The only packaging I have found them … 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