Category Navigating the World with Food Allergies

That thing we do…when we’re broken…

It’s been a long few months, thus the lack of recipe sharing. I have learned a few things in this time that have been helpful in working towards balancing my body, as well as a few things that haven’t been. I still have days that baffle me, where I diligently analyze every possible trigger and […]

Budget Hacks for Gluten Free Healthy Baking

Since I’ve started using healthier and higher quality baking ingredients I sometimes feel selfish spending what I need to to keep a stocked pantry. I bake several times a week so as soon as I see my supply dwindle I get that familiar twinge of baker’s regret. In fact, some of my best recipes come […]

The Art of Letting Go

So it goes. The past 5 or so years of life have been very enlightening for me. Tragedy and heartache can do that, illness can do that, the amazing and effervescent gift of life and love can do that, life it seems…does that. I comprehend a lot of things now that I wasn’t able to […]

Traveling with Food Allergies: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly!

I have returned! Last Monday I left for Las Vegas to do buying for the company that I work for. Every 6 months we do this in both Las Vegas and New York to prepare for the Spring/Summer & Fall/Winter shopping seasons. It is a whirlwind of activity usually filled with busy days and adventurous […]

My Bread Gluten Free Soy Free Dairy Free Pita is So Yummy!

I’m addicted to this My Bread pita, there I said it. I love pita bread and it’s one of the biggest things I miss about being gluten free. Since I’ve been working all dairy and eggs out of my diet as well this violates my no egg rule but this is the one thing I […]

Sneaky Places that Cheap Goods Hide!

If you haven’t caught on yet, Home Goods, Marshalls, and TJ Maxx may just be your new best friend. When it comes to finding a handful of tasty gluten free, allergy friendly, organic, non GMO goods these places are meccas for new goods to try out. From Cocomels to my newest addiction Barney Butter (swoon), […]

Take a Chill Pill Belly!

This weekend I should be back to recipe posting. I made an amazing new cookie recipe that I am super excited to share!! I’ve also been experimenting with homemade granola bars which need some work but I’m getting there. My body is still all kinds of sad from my gluten challenge. To recoup I started […]

Gluten Challenge Complete!!

Well folks, my gluten challenge has finally come to a close. I had intended to write some more updates along the way but time just didn’t seem to allow it. And by “time” I mean “toddler” haha… Yesterday morning I had my blood drawn by a wonderfully dutiful woman who poked and prodded gleefully, certain […]

The Great Gluten Challenge

In most recent news and musings, a few months back I learned that I am not allergic to wheat, oats, or buckwheat but I did test allergic to gluten. A gluten allergy in absence of the other known causes is often an indicator of Celiacs disease. However since I eliminated gluten long ago, any further […]

Homemade Lara Bars/Balls ~Gluten/Soy/Corn Free

The only Lara Bars I can eat these days are the cashew ones. But lately they’ve been causing a reaction so I can’t eat them anymore saddest of all the days! But not one to be punished by my food limitations I simply needed to make my own! How easy is it you may wonder […]