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Category Archives: Gluten Free

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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Yummy Chocolate-Nut-Like Brownies

I have always been one who looks at a recipe and can envision how to make it “MJ friendly” or my own based on personal preference. I subscribe to the magazine Cooking Light and immediately crack it open when it comes in. This nut-free recipe was adapted from the March 2014 Issue to be dairy, …

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Overnight Slow Cooker Oatmeal

Lets be honest most of us have busy hectic lives and so mornings can be more then rushed. At our house we tend to be an egg and fruit type of family but in the winter oatmeal calls my name. I prefer the steel cut oats as they are more nutritious and the least processed …

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Sweet Treats For Our Sweets

Tomorrow is valentines day which means people everywhere will be indulging in chocolaty goodies, heart shaped sugar cookies and the like. Most of these goodies are going to be filled with loads of undesirables that the monkey and I can not eat so I made him some yummy chocolate truffles that are completely dairy free, …

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