Your Allergy Free Thanksgiving

For those of you with allergies….here are a few ideas for the big day! COOKING WITH DYL If you’re making an allergy free Thanksgiving this year, I’m sharing all my secrets. Get cozy and settle in for all options free from gluten, egg, dairy, oat, and nuts. By now you have a Thanksgiving to plan, so…Read more »

Wellness Wednesday: The World’s Oldest Bread – 3 Ingredient Flat Bread (allergy-free/gluten free/dairy free/vegan)

As someone on an elimination diet, and attempting to stick to 100% whole foods during my first 21 days, I’ve been looking for creative ways to eat during my detox diet. Today’s post, and future Wellness Wednesday posts, will focus on creative ways to eat on an elimination or detox plan. This post focuses on…Read more »

Wellness Wednesday: How to Do an Elimination Diet and Why

Are you depressed? having trouble sleeping? tired? achey? constipated? chronic headaches? eczema? Are you taking medication for acid reflux? It could be something you’re eating. You may want to try an elimination diet, to identify just what food is causing your symptoms. The term elimination diet is thrown around a lot, but, just what is…Read more »

Allergy-Free Friday: Sweet & Spicy Chicken Wings With Deconstructed Hummus Salad

Good afternoon everyone! Just a quick post today. As someone with a few allergies, I can tell you, one of the hardest aspects is going to someone’s home for dinner, a party or a picnic. Why not offer to bring a few items? AND, who doesn’t love chicken wings? Here is a gluten and allergy-free…Read more »

Allergy-Free Friday: Slow Cooker Applesauce Chicken with Asian Cucumber Salad

As summer gets into full swing, the last thing we want to do is heat up the kitchen by using our oven. Using our crock/pot or slow cooker is a great option for a hot, home cooked meal. What could be easier? Throw everything in and go. Serve this chicken dish with a side of…Read more »

Allergy-Free Friday: Grilled Panzanella Salad

If you’re allergy free or even just gluten free, you know it’s difficult to find a good loaf of bread, and even more difficult to MAKE one. When you take all the allergens we avoid in this series into account, it’s nearly impossible to find a loaf of bread. There’s either eggs or corn or…Read more »

Allergy-Free Friday: Cinnamon Sweet Potato Apple Bake with Pumpkin Spice Latte (EF/DF/GF/VEGAN)

Breakfast is a difficult time in an ALLERGY household, especially when you take eggs out of the equation. You can only eat so much oatmeal and cereal or toast. (gluten free of course). AND, taking dairy out of the picture means no more lattes right? So to help you “change it up” a bit, (and…Read more »

Allergy Free Friday-Mocha Cookies | The Teff Company

I’ve written about Teff before. If you’re not familiar with Teff, it’s a tiny grain/seed, grown in Ethiopia, and used to make Injera-Ethiopian Flatbread. But don’t let it’s tiny size fool you. It packs a wallop in terms of nutritional fire power. Take a look at the nutrition and health benefits: So, to add this…Read more »

Allergy-Free Friday: Slow-Cooker Irish Stew with Traditional Irish Soda Bread (GF)-(Updated- 4/29/17)

UPDATE: (4/29/17) This bread recipe does contain millet. The proteins in millet are very similar to corn. If you have a corn allergy, you will want to substitute the millet with something else. I did a bit of research and found that Quinoa Flour would be a great alternative, and a healthier one. Today for…Read more »

Allergy-free Friday: Red Lentil Waffles with Rosemary Pomegranate Syrup (Vegan/GF)

Today’s allergy-free recipe is a bit unusual, in that the main ingredient in these waffles are lentils. Lentils are small legumes, which are easy to prepare and soak up flavors of other ingredients Lentils might be small, but they pack some nutritional power. One cup of lentils contains 230 calories and a WHOPPING 16 grams of…Read more »