Recipes and substitution tips for breadmaking while avoiding food allergies.
I remember Hamburger Helper fondly. Or, rather, I remember the ease of making dinner when Hamburger Helper was an option. Often I’ve wondered if the Universe is actually helping my family out by requiring me to eliminate many processed foods out of my family’s diet. The Universe seems to have forgotten that I’m busy and… Read More Dairy-free “Cheeseburger Mac”
Triple chocolate muffins? For breakfast? Yes, my friend. Yes. Although I prefer my breakfasts to be salty rather than sweet, sometimes I get a hankering for chocolate and I have to whip something like this up. Baking with substitutes in this recipe: The original recipe I found and modified called for butter and eggs. I… Read More Dairy-free, Egg-free Triple Chocolate Muffins
“How are you doing?” When my ex-husband and I separated, it was a mundane question that became virtually unanswerable. Often, a friend would quickly blurt it out with a smile, only to realize who she was talking to, and she would visibly draw back, afraid of the answer. Other times, it would be almost whispered… Read More Everything Is Fine . . . Except for the Shirts.
Casserole used to be my secret weapon dinner. Do you know what I mean? The dinner that was always hidden the back of the pantry or thrown together as a freezer meal and saved for one of those days when I feel like I’m at the very end of my fraying rope. It took absolutely… Read More Dairy-free Cream of Chicken Soup
Let’s have a moment of honesty here. Mornings and I have NEVER gotten along. I really don’t feel capable of higher thought before 9 a.m., so needing to get my herd of children out of the door by 6:40 a.m. seems like inhuman torture at times. It is not surprising that the idea of making… Read More Dairy-free, Egg-free Pancakes
Substitutions and base recipes.
It began quietly . . . a terrible, violent wail of despair trapped deep inside of me that I could never quite silence. I couldn’t identify the source; I couldn’t even get it out all of the way. I ran . . . miles and miles and miles until I would collapse, sobbing . .… Read More Endings and Beginnings