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One of my local news channels used to have a segment called Deal or Dud. They would investigate and review products and let the consumer know whether it was worth buying or not. Well, cookbooks can definitely fall into a deal or dud category. And I love using the library to scout out cookbooks before deciding if I should buy them or not. I reviewed five gluten free and allergy friendly cookbooks for the blog My Life With Food Allergies. In this article you will learn about these cookbooks: Simply Sugar and Gluten Free The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Gluten … Continue reading
It is your lucky day! You have a chance to enter to win a FREE cookbook! You read that right! Debbie Adler is the author of Sweet Debbie’s Organic Treats Allergy-Free & Vegan Recipes and she sent me a copy of her book to giveaway! This cookbook contains baked good recipes that are free of gluten, eggs, dairy, soy, sugar and nuts. You can read my full review here. This will make a great present for your loved one or yourself! This contest is limited to residents of the continental U.S. Book will ship from me to you via first … Continue reading
Do you need a Christmas gift idea for the foodie in your life? How about a gift to yourself? (That is allowed, you know. 🙂 ) A subscription to Living Without’s Gluten Free & More magazine would be an excellent choice! I get this bi-monthly magazine and read it from cover to cover almost the same day it comes in the mail. I keep all my copies for reference and to look through again and again. It’s called Gluten Free & More for good reason. It’s about more than gluten free foods. You can also find many dairy free recipes … Continue reading
Recently I received a free copy of the cookbook Finally, Food I Can Eat by Shirley Plant. This is more than a cookbook. It could be called a guide book. The first 45 pages are chuck full of all sorts of information ranging from food substitutes, food additives, replacements, common allergens, food combining, and food families etc. The rest of the book contains recipes in every category which are free from dairy, wheat, yeast, soy, eggs, corn, sugar, nuts and nightshades. It is important to state that while this book does contain a lot of naturally gluten free recipes, it … Continue reading
Living Without’s Gluten Free and More magazine has come out with a special Holidays edition. And you can get one for FREE! I have been granted permission to give away THREE copies of the holiday guide. I have already received my copy and read it front to back on the same day it came. I know I’ll be perusing it over and over the next few months. This Holidays guide is chuck full of 75 recipes and many are more than gluten free. Many come with egg free options and are milk free too! Maybe you are not gluten free…..you’d … Continue reading
I have some fun news for you! You can find allergy free, gluten free and health foods at Marshall’s and TJ Maxx Department Stores. You can read all about the different finds and categories of food on this post I wrote for My Life With Food Allergies. Also shared at Allergy Free Wednesday. Gluten Free Wednesday.
There are a lot of gluten free grains (made into flour) available, but do you know what they really are? What their nutritional profile is? What they are used for? Check out my two part series on My Life With Food Allergies, describing all the gluten free flours I have in my freezer and refrigerator. What’s In Your Flour, Part One can be found here. What’s In Your Flour, Part Two can be found here. Also shared at Allergy Free Wednesdays.
So today marks TWO years since I posted my first article/recipe. Happy Anniversary or Happy Birthday, whatever you want to call it, to me a/k/a Allergy Free Test Kitchen! It has been fun. I hope you have found this blog helpful, encouraging and yummy! So, the summer has been crazy and I feel I haven’t posted as much as I have in the past. Just when I thought things would settle down with the start of school and all, I have computer issues. Computer issues are never fun, but when you write a blog having a working computer is kind … Continue reading
Do you feel overwhelmed with all the preparations it takes to get a meal on the table? Cooking gluten free or allergy friendly can be a daunting task. Maybe you are not gluten free or have allergies, but like to cook REAL FOOD! That is time consuming too! Head on over to My Life With Food Allergies where I have an article posted with my five cooking shortcuts. You can read the article here.
July is national ice cream month. So what better time to talk about a new dairy free ice cream cookbook!?!? (The author did not ask me to write this, I just chose too). As I happen to have a July birthday, my husband bought me the cookbook Dairy-Free Ice Cream – 75 Recipes Made Without Eggs, Gluten, Soy, or Refined Sugar. I love reading and perusing through cookbooks, but I think it was also a subtle (or not so subtle) clue to make more ice cream. 🙂 This cookbook is BEAUTIFUL! It is one of the prettiest cookbooks I have … Continue reading