Jan 152014

(originally posted on our FB group by Bernice) Day 1 1 1/2 pound of fruit (we use 25 plums), cut in half, pit removed, and halves flattened by pressing your thumbs against the peel side and pressing it so it curves the opoposite direction. 2 C water 2/3 C sugar 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice [cont…]

Jan 152014

(Originally posted on our FB group with the following text by Meagan: “These are my Pumpkin Pecan Pie Bars. I combined and tweaked 3 different recipes to come up with it. I used Gluten free flour (my mom is GF) for Thanksgiving’s batch, and they turned out just fine. I’m corn lite, so please use [cont…]

Sep 022013
Carrot Rice Crackers

  Creating simple & easy crackers to pack for snacks away from home for the kiddos.  Inspiration with Holly’s limited menu puts my skills out on a wing & a prayer expanding my comfort in the kitchen.  I started today with a new food trial in mind and then spun into what a backup cracker [cont…]

Sep 022013
Quinoa Molasses Crackers

top 8 allergen free & corn free   Trying to squeeze in a new food trial for Holly before Fall Allergy Season kicks into high gear.  And before she starts preschool this week.  Having easy-to-travel snacks for her has been super challenging with her menu.  Most of the time it’s a non-issue, but she’ll need [cont…]

Aug 242013
Oh Yes, Onion Rings!

Gluten free, dairy free, egg free, corn free After struggling through an especially rough week and battling the Exhausted Beast this morning to get anything accomplished, Hubs decided on a whim to try making onion rings for dinner.  No big deal for most people. But, when you’ve got a full bouquet of allergies to avoid [cont…]

Jul 052013

A very simple pancake batter for those with limited safe ingredients. Named after Crissy, who engineered this particular version of quinoa pancakes. 🙂 Use safe-for-you ingredients! Note from Crissy: I kind of eyeball everything, add more or less to get them how you want them. – 1.75 cups (12 oz) quinoa soaked overnight and thoroughly rinsed [cont…]

May 202013
Chocolate Caramel Squash Cake with Carameled Pecan Sauce

One of those long names that just can’t be shortened to do the delectable justice!  I’ve had a kabocha squash staring at me for over a month crying out to be made into something scrumptious.  I also have a failed attempt at honey & cream taffy that turned out more like a caramel sauce – [cont…]

Feb 102013

Toddler teething time in spades for Holly.  She’s got 9 teeth cutting in at the moment.  Yes, you read that right – 9 chompers.  All at once!  The challenge was on to find something she can nibble on that won’t upset her delicate tummy.  After pouring through recipes and suggestions from others online, I found [cont…]

Feb 092013

Spencer’s goat milk formula (originally posted on Corn Allergy & Intolerance Facebook Group) Based on recipes from the Weston A. Price Foundation and foodforkidshealth.com) Allergies at the time of this recipe:  corn, dairy, coconut, peanut.   Makes 36 oz,  prep time 10-15 min per day.   2c whole fresh goat milk — RAW, found our [cont…]