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

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

Lunch, Mains, Menu, Recipes

Chicken Month (including a recipe)

Apparently it's Chicken Month in September, among other things.  We usually eat a meal with chicken in it once or twice a week.  This week we've had Chicken Pot Pies and then used the same chicken mixture to make Chicken Pasties. Other chicken dishes that my family enjoys include Grain Free Chicken Schnitzels with an almond… Continue reading Chicken Month (including a recipe)

Biscuits & Slices, Recipes

Maple Quinoa Biscuits

These biscuits are based on some Honey Oat Biscuits from Itchin' Kitchen.  Based on Jess' suggestions for making them oat free I have used a mix of quinoa flakes, organic desiccated coconut & hazelnut meal or flax seed meal.  I used a mix of brown rice flour, corn starch, tapioca flour and yellow maize flour. … Continue reading Maple Quinoa Biscuits

Biscuits & Slices, Body, Recipes

GF Raspberry Coconut Slice

The original recipe was in our Day to Day Cookery Cookbook.  This was the cookbook we used for school Home Economics lessons at high school.  My mother had a copy of this cookbook so I didn't get to have a newer edition.  I remember visiting my friend (when I was in high school) one weekend… Continue reading GF Raspberry Coconut Slice