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July is the month to celebrate the French Fry! Did you know that? French Fries can be made out of vegetables other than potatoes. I’ve been serving up a variety of French Fries to the family for about two weeks practicing different types of fries. Turnip fries, rutabaga fries, sweet potato fries and the beloved potato fry. You can find my recipes for these fries by reading my article about French Fries over at My Life With Food Allergies. Click here to learn how. Also shared at Allergy Free Wednesday.
For me, changing my diet to exclude dairy, eggs, gluten, corn and refined sugars was not that hard. I wanted to feel better! And I would do anything to feel better! However, I know statistically, that for many people quitting their food allergens or intolerances can be very difficult. In fact, we can actually be addicted to our food intolerances. Making a mind shift is necessary to quit certain foods. I wrote an article for My Life With Food Allergies listing 10 tips for quitting your “bad for you” foods. Click here to read it.
Need a new cookbook? Want inspiration? I have reviewed the cookbooks in the picture below. You can find this review at My Life With Food Allergies by clicking here. If you like cookbook reviews you may be interested in this article reviewing 5 cookbooks. Read a synopsis of 11 of my cookbooks here. Love ice cream? Read a cookbook review of my favorite ice cream cookbook here. What is your favorite cookbook? Also shared at Allergy Free Wednesday.
Are you new to the dairy free lifestyle? Are you afraid to try a new dairy free milk beverage? Not sure what dairy free milk to purchase? After 5 years of dairy free living, I know a thing or two about alternative milks. Check out my article about dairy free milks that was originally written for the blog My Life With Food Allergies. You can find the article here. Also shared at Allergy Free Wednesday.
Did you quit your New Year’s Day Resolutions? Maybe you never made one! Spring is the perfect time to make a fresh start with any food and health goals you may want to do. If you need ideas of what your food and health goals could or should be, check out this article listing 30 different food and health related goals on My Life With Food Allergies.
Grocery shopping can be fun and less expensive than you realize if you are lucky enough to have an Aldi nearby! Surprisingly….Aldi is actually very food allergy friendly. I buy the majority of our food there. Find out what I purchase at Aldi, learn about Aldi’s gluten free and organic food line, and discover shopping tips and ways to make Aldi work for you by reading the article I wrote for My Life With Food Allergies by clicking here. In addition, a couple of years ago, I wrote a 3 part series about grocery shopping. You can find those articles … Continue reading
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
The majority of my breakfasts over the past year have been protein shakes. I find my whole day goes better when it starts off this way. And I am no gym rat….protein shakes are a great way to start the day for ANYONE! The most commonly found proteins are whey and soy. And they are big no-no’s! So I use pea protein. I wrote an article for My Life With Food Allergies all about pea protein. You will find out the why’s, where, how and what of pea protein, including good brands to try. You can read all about it … Continue reading
I have read once that dairy free people have better bone density than the milk consuming crowd; and that countries where people do not consume much cow’s milk have very few cases of bone fractures. Apparently, milk is acidic and draws the calcium right out of the very bones that need calcium. (I’m paraphrasing from memory…one day this may be an entire post). That being said, we still need calcium and it is best to get it from natural food sources. I wrote an article for My Life With Food Allergies listing all the calcium rich foods. You’ll be surprised … Continue reading
We carved a pumpkin yesterday. It was a project that drew neighbor kids. Everyone enjoyed it. We saved the seeds. Time to roast them. First, you need to get all that stringy goop off of the seeds. Place them in a bowl of coldish water and let set for awhile. After 5 minutes or so, use your hands to scoop up seeds and use your hand as a strainer. Do this over and over. Then let set for a few more minutes. After resting a bit, scoop up seeds and let the water and stringy stuff fall off into the … Continue reading