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Recipes

Have food allergies or intolerances? Try some of our gluten-free, egg-free, dairy-free, and sometimes vegan baked goods and meals!

Congee

{Recipe}: Warm Winter Congee

October 25, 2017

Congee: Easy Comfort Food For The Whole Family Congee, or rice porridge, might be a new and savory surprise for your kids, but this healthy and simple dish has been served for many years in Asian cultures. Let’s take a look at how this breakfast alternative might delight your whole family’s palate. Congee, otherwise known…

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Goji Berry Tea

5 Ways to Use Goji Berries

October 20, 2016

5 Ways to Use Goji Berries Goji berries have been used for their healing and nutritional properties for thousands of years. Traditional Chinese Medicine incorporates goji berries into different meals and healing tonics in order to cleanse the body. Goji berries have been said to have many different health benefits when used as a nutritional…

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Bone Broth Benefits

Benefits of Bone Broth for IBS Treatment

July 3, 2016

What is bone broth? Bone broth is not just a new trendy buzz word. It has been around for a long time and is consumed in traditional cultures for it nutritious benefits. Bone broth is a power food that is relatively inexpensive. Bone broth is made by slow cooking bones from chicken, turkey, or beef…

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chocolate coconut gluten-free vegan recipe

{Recipe}: Chocolate Coconut Cake

May 10, 2016

Chocolate Coconut Cake Recipe It’s your birthday, eat cake if you want to! Well, it was my birthday recently and for my birthday present my mother-in-law generously did the most epic experimental baking ever! She is always up to the challenge and I requested a chocolate gluten-free and vegan cake. Little did I know it…

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egg allergy and vegan baking

{Recipe}: Egg Substitute for Vegan Baking

May 1, 2016

Egg substitute for vegan baking: If you are vegan (meaning you do not eat meat, dairy, or eggs) or if you have an egg allergy, baking is often a challenge. Why? The egg! Most baked goods have eggs in the recipe and after doing some “experimental” baking you quickly realize that not all egg replacers…

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Gluten-free recipe

{New Recipe}: ONE PAN MEXICAN QUINOA

February 18, 2016

ONE PAN MEXICAN QUINOA Cooking with food allergies can be quite a challenge sometimes. Especially with not knowing what to eat and not being prepared. That is why I am a huge advocate for setting routines and preparing bulk meals one day a week. This recipe is dairy, gluten, and egg-free and provides 4-6 meals…

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Gluten-free coconut curry

{Gluten-free Recipe}: Coconut Chicken Curry

February 15, 2016

Eating gluten-free has never been easier! Try this Coconut Curry Chicken recipe that is free of gluten, dairy, soy, and eggs! There are only 4 main ingredients involved: chicken, asian stir-fry veggies, 1 can of coconut milk, and brown rice…and spices.  Trader Joe’s is a great place to get these simple ingredients. Cooking with food allergies…

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Gluten-free sweet potatoes

{Gluten-free Recipe} Honey Lime Sweet Potatoes

January 25, 2016

Honey Lime Sweet Potatoes:: Gluten-free and Vegan Sweet potatoes are not just for Thanksgiving. They are loaded with key vitamins and nutrients and are easy to digest. In Chinese medicine, they are really beneficial for our spleen which controls digestion. Combining sweet potatoes with pecans and cilantro give it an added kick. I had this…

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Gluten-free vegan cookies

{Gluten-free and Vegan Recipe} Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

January 14, 2016

The Best Gluten-free and Vegan Cookie Recipe:: Let’s face it, it is really hard to make good gluten-free and vegan cookies. Getting the egg substitute to work (this recipe used ripe banana) is sometimes a challenge. What is unique about these cookies is using coconut oil and putting the cookies in the fridge for 30…

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Gluten free recipe for healthy skin

Gluten-free Recipe for Healthy Skin

January 13, 2016

Gluten-free Recipe for Healthy Skin Zucchini Chickpea Burgers This vegan and gluten-free recipe is filled with healthy ingredients to boost the skin and overall health! Ingredients: (serves 6) 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 cloves of garlic, minced 1 small onion 1.5 cups of zucchini squeezed dry ½ cup of toasted sunflower seeds ¾ teaspoons of sea…

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