Tag - Nutrition


Food Allergies vs. Food Sensitivities

By Erin Roon, MA CCC-SLP The topic of food allergies versus food sensitivities is one of the most confusing out there today. So many people use the words allergy and sensitivity interchangeably that it is no wonder there is so much confusion. With food sensitivities becoming increasingly prevalent in the population as a whole, and …


Cheesy Rice Balls

Recipe and photo taken from pages 76-77 of “Allergy Proof Recipes for Kids” by Leslie Hammond and Lynne Marie Rominger. Cheesy rice balls are a popular appetizer in Italy. I’ve turned this into a vegan, allergy-safe dish that is equally delicious and sneaks a serving of veggies into your diet. These make a great snack. …


Egg-Free Chicken Nuggets

Chicken breasts or thighs 2/3 cup GF flour (I use 2/3 brown rice flour and 1/3 potato starch or tapioca starch or a combo of both) 2 tsp apple cider vinegar or other GF vinegar l/2 tsp baking soda 1/3 cup water l/2 tsp salt Instructions: Cut up the chicken into nugget sized pieces.  Measure …


Gingerbread Muffins Recipe

Recipe comes from “The Allergen-Free Baker’s Handbook,” by Cybele Pascal 1/2 cup canola oil
1 cup plus 2 tablespoons agave nectar 1 1/2 cups unsweetened applesauce 1 tablespoon ground ginger 3 cups Basic Gluten-Free Flour Mix
(Gluten-Free Flour made by combining 4 cups brown rice flour, 1 1/3 cups potato starch and 2/3 cup tapioca flour. Keep …


Chocolate Pudding Tart Recipe

(Recipe comes from “The Allergen-Free Baker’s Handbook,” by Cybele Pascal) Ingredients: 1 shortbread Tart Crust (recipe follows) 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1/3 cup cornstarch 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 ½ cups rice milk 1 tablespoon Ener-G egg replacer 2 ounces unsweetened baking chocolate, in small pieces 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract Prepare tart crust. Whisk sugar, …


GFCF Hot Cocoa

GFCF Hot Chocolate is rich and creamy – the ultimate hot chocolate for those on gluten-free / dairy free diets! Ingredients: 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 cups lite coconut milk 2 cups regular coconut milk 1/2 cup light, mild honey OR 1/2 cup organic agave nectar 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Preparation: …


Pumpkin Pie Muffins

Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie Muffins Recipe 1 ½ cups blanched almond flour ¼ teaspoon celtic sea salt ½ teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg ¼ teaspoon ground ginger 1 pinch ground cloves 2 tablespoons grapeseed oil ½ cup agave nectar 2 large eggs 1 cup fresh baked pumpkin (or winter …


Vanilla Cupcakes

Makes 6 cupcakes 3 Tablespoons butter, melted 3 eggs 1/3 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 cup sifted coconut flour 1/4 teaspoon baking powder Blend together butter, eggs, sugar, salt, and vanilla. Combine coconut flour with baking powder and whisk into batter until there are no lumps. Pour batter into greased muffin …


Fabulous Fish Cakes

Adapted from: Cooking Up a Storm, Dairy Farmers of Canada (Ontario) Ingredients: 1 can salmon or 2 cups leftover fish without bones ¼ green onions, chopped (optional) 1 tbsp plain yogurt or mayonnaise 1 tsp lemon juice 1 ½ cups corn flakes 1 tsp mustard 1 egg, beaten 1 tbsp butter or soft margarine Instructions: …


Bacon Muffins

(From Cooking with Coconut Flour by Bruce Fife, N.D. pg 68) 3 eggs 2 tablespoon bacon drippings or coconut oil ¼ teaspoon salt 3 tablespoon sifted coconut flour ¼ teaspoon baking powder 8 strips crisp bacon, crumbled ½ cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded Blend together eggs, bacon drippings, and salt. Combine coconut flour and baking …

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