Body, Menu

What My Husband Eats – Then & Now

When my husband was first diagnosed with his food intolerances he was struggling to know what to eat.  He usually had wheat in some form or other for breakfast, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner.  There was also a lot of dairy which is one of his intolerances but to a lesser degree.  Sulphites… Continue reading What My Husband Eats – Then & Now

Heart

Grandparents Day

In Australia, it's Grandparents Day this Sunday 28 October.   It's not a very big thing here but our church celebrated a few years ago by asking everyone to bring photos of their grandparents.  Grandparents were invited to bring their grandchildren and grandchildren were invited to bring their grandparents.  At the start of the service everyone… Continue reading Grandparents Day

Body, Cakes, Recipes

Gluten and Dairy Free Cupcakes

Apparently the 18th of October is Chocolate Cupcake Day. When I first started cooking gluten free I found that chocolate or cocoa helped hide the gluten free taste.  Hence I made a lot of chocolate slice and chocolate brownies.   I also found that it was very easy to sub your milk of choice (eg.,… Continue reading Gluten and Dairy Free Cupcakes

Heart, Mind, Parenting, Soul

5 Books That Influenced My Parenting

If you've been reading my blog for any time you'll have worked out that I love reading!  I read many parenting books, especially when my children were younger.  Here I've chosen 5 of these books that have influenced my parenting. Parenting in the Pew:  Guiding Your Children into the Joy of Worship by Robbie Castleman… Continue reading 5 Books That Influenced My Parenting

Heart, Mind

Connect for Life: Dinner at Mum & Dad’s

It's World Mental Health Day today and also Queensland Mental Health Week.  The theme for 2018 is to value mental health with six steps: 1. Be active – Physical activities like walking can positively influence the way you think, feel and function. 2. Keep learning – Our well-being can improve by taking up a new… Continue reading Connect for Life: Dinner at Mum & Dad’s

Body, Menu, Recipes

5 Blogs for Recipes that we can use

I've been making dairy free & soy free recipes for about 8 years now, since my son was first diagnosed with his food intolerances.  And then we added gluten free & sulphite free recipes to that about 2 years later, when my husband was tested.  So I have had lots of time to find sources… Continue reading 5 Blogs for Recipes that we can use

Body, Mains, Menu, Recipes

Gluten free and Dairy Free Lasagna

Lasagna was one of my favourite childhood dinners.  For my birthday dinner, whilst growing up, I would either choose lasagna or corned beef.  I used to make this dish quite regularly as an adult until my son and husband both discovered their food intolerances. I had worked out a dairy free white sauce but it… Continue reading Gluten free and Dairy Free Lasagna