While most people celebrate Thanksgiving with the traditional Pumpkin, Apple, or Pecan pie we celebrated this year with a Vegan Chocolate Cream Pie. I wanted to have something for those family members who are Casein Sensitive and those who are Vegan, this pie was a hit! I used a roll of Cappello’s Chocolate Chip … Read moreGrain Free Chocolate Cream Pie with Cappello’s Chocolate Chip Pie Crust
Well, in all honesty I had planned to post a recipe earlier today for a Lemon Coconut Flour Cake with Lemon Marshmallow Frosting, unfortunately, the weather was not cooperating and my frosting turned out looking like shiny white fondant….darned humidity! Kitchen disasters happen, and this definitely classifies as a disaster! To make it up to … Read moreSimply Delicious (and easy) Chocolate Mousse
While this cake is not suitable for my friends with nut allergies, it is a wonderful grain free cake that can be made without casein. This is the type of cake that is frequently found in bakeries and cafes in Europe; a moist and dense cake that is not overly sweet, reminiscent of Marzipan. I … Read moreGrain Free Almond Cake
Rich and creamy oh so dreamy, the proof is in the pudding! Gluten/Grain Free Chocolate Pudding As the Summer months approach and the heat and humidity rise, our Adrenal Glands have to work a bit harder. The adrenal glands, (which sit on top of the kidneys), serve as two different glands in one. The center … Read moreGluten/Grain Free Chocolate Pudding
Grain Free, Nut Free, Casein Free Twinkies with Creamy Filling We had a great cooking class this weekend! The focus was healthful treats made from coconut…Coconut milk, coconut flour and coconut oil took center stage. All the goodies were free of refined sugars, nuts, casein, and grains, but definitely not short on flavor (or should … Read moreTwinkie Filling, a.k.a., Fluffy Frosting
I’ve been on a Sesame binge lately; sesame seeds, sesame oil, sesame crackers and of course Tahini. This morning, Kathryn, who always seems to inspire me, got my creativity flowing. She stated that she had never owned tahini and needed some inspiration to make something out of it. That made me wonder, what else can … Read moreGrain Free Tahini Cookies
It’s that time of year, Organic Strawberries are becoming readily available in your local grocery store. These beautiful red berries are full of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Folates, Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphates, and Potassium. I am always searching for healthy recipes to share with you, and found this vegan version of Strawberry Pie filling created by … Read moreStrawberry Pie
Day number two on our no Salicylate Diet leads me to create a snack cake that excludes grains, sugars, casein and fruit. I tried baking collard greens and passing them off as a snack food, but the D-Man wasn’t buying it. Thankfully, our golden retriever found them to be tasty. Back to the kitchen to … Read moreSnack Cake….In search of a high protein snack.
It is Sunday morning on the mountain; the sun is shining, the animals sleeping. The D-Man and Daddy have gone for a hike in the Shenandoah Mountains. I wish I could have packed a wholesome protein bar to give them energy for their trek, but alas I have not yet found protein bar nirvana. Instead, … Read moreIn Search Of The Perfect Protein Bar…..Still!!!
Many of you know that I have been scrambling to create a healthful snack bar for more than a week. To date none have excited the D-Man, and that is the goal. I have spent hours in my kitchen (a.k.a. the lab) searching for protein bar nirvana. Yesterday I determined that nirvana did not exist, … Read moreStill Searching For The Perfect Protein Bar….O.K. I Will Settle For Good