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Category Archives: Dairy-Free

Cranberry Carrot Salad

One might not think that cranberries and carrots go together, but in our house – it’s a staple of MJ’s diet. Cranberries have been shown to have amazing health benefits and MJ loves them – especially dried cranberries. She also really like carrots, and one day I wondered if I could put them together to …

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Spring Flowers and Coconut Oat Dream Cookies

Could it be? Spring is finally here! The days are starting to get warmer and although it has been raining I would much rather have rain then snow. Spring brings flowers, robins, and renewed energy as we look forward to summer BBQ’s, camping and days at the beach. These activities always take a little extra …

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Easy Easter Chocolate Eggs – Allergy Friendly

In our house we have some fairly strict dietary restrictions for the Monkey and for myself. When I was a child my parents would usually buy me a small present for Easter as I was allergic to dairy and could not eat chocolate. Toys were great but I felt a little left out from the …

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Spinach Zucchini Soup

Soup! I love soup. It is the most versatile meal you can make and you can make subtle changes to any recipe to make the flavours completely different. You can also pack a good amount of vegetables into every bowl which means it is very healthy for you all around. In our house the Monkey …

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Waffles or Pancakes? That Is The Question!

In our house waffles win hands down and Saturday or Sunday mornings, who am I kidding, even some evenings waffles are on the menu. Today I want to share with you a waffle recipe that is vegan and gluten free. I make these often for the Monkey as I can freeze the leftovers and reheat …

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Creamy Squash Pasta Sauce – with a St. Paddy’s Day Twist

I’ve noted before that MJ has severe acid reflux, as such certain acidic foods are off limits as they literally make her sick. Tomatoes is one of these foods, so I’ve had to come up with alternative pasta sauces, because unlike my daughter, neither my husband and I like dry pasta (although a little flavoured …

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