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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!

{Recipe}: Warm Winter Congee

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 …

Post by Ellie Heintze on October 25, 2017

Congee
Congee

{Recipe}: Warm Winter Congee

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 …

Post by Ellie Heintze on October 25, 2017

5 Ways to Use Goji Berries

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 …

Post by Ellie Heintze on October 20, 2016

Goji Berry Tea
Goji Berry Tea

5 Ways to Use Goji Berries

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 …

Post by Ellie Heintze on October 20, 2016

Benefits of Bone Broth for IBS Treatment

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 …

Post by Ellie Heintze on July 3, 2016

Bone Broth Benefits
Bone Broth Benefits

Benefits of Bone Broth for IBS Treatment

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 …

Post by Ellie Heintze on July 3, 2016

{Recipe}: Chocolate Coconut Cake

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. …

Post by Ellie Heintze on May 10, 2016

chocolate coconut gluten-free vegan recipe
chocolate coconut gluten-free vegan recipe

{Recipe}: Chocolate Coconut Cake

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. …

Post by Ellie Heintze on May 10, 2016

{Recipe}: Egg Substitute for Vegan Baking

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 …

Post by Ellie Heintze on May 1, 2016

egg allergy and vegan baking
egg allergy and vegan baking

{Recipe}: Egg Substitute for Vegan Baking

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 …

Post by Ellie Heintze on May 1, 2016

{New Recipe}: ONE PAN MEXICAN QUINOA

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 …

Post by Ellie Heintze on February 18, 2016

Gluten-free recipe
Gluten-free recipe

{New Recipe}: ONE PAN MEXICAN QUINOA

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 …

Post by Ellie Heintze on February 18, 2016

{Gluten-free Recipe}: Coconut Chicken Curry

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 …

Post by Ellie Heintze on February 15, 2016

Gluten-free coconut curry
Gluten-free coconut curry

{Gluten-free Recipe}: Coconut Chicken Curry

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 …

Post by Ellie Heintze on February 15, 2016

{Gluten-free Recipe} Honey Lime Sweet Potatoes

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 …

Post by Ellie Heintze on January 25, 2016

Gluten-free sweet potatoes
Gluten-free sweet potatoes

{Gluten-free Recipe} Honey Lime Sweet Potatoes

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 …

Post by Ellie Heintze on January 25, 2016

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

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 …

Post by Ellie Heintze on January 14, 2016

Gluten-free vegan cookies
Gluten-free vegan cookies

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

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 …

Post by Ellie Heintze on January 14, 2016

Gluten-free Recipe for Healthy Skin

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 …

Post by Ellie Heintze on January 13, 2016

Gluten free recipe for healthy skin
Gluten free recipe for healthy skin

Gluten-free Recipe for Healthy Skin

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 …

Post by Ellie Heintze on January 13, 2016

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