Allergy-Friendly Molasses Cut-Out Cookies, #dairyfree #soyfree #eggfree #nutfree

This is THE cookie!  The one that we made this year for the big guy, Santa!  I've had to hide the cookies from the kids so they wouldn't eat them all!  They are dairy-free, soy-free, egg-free, and nut-free and still delicious!  Try them out!...more

Autumn Madness Muffins - Gluten Free and Top8 Free

Delicious gluten free apple pumpkin muffin with cinnamon pumpkin icing. It goes perfectly with a cup of hot chocolate or tea. If this doesn't scream fall, I don't know what does. I can picture myself eating one all snuggled up in a blanket and looking out the window as my boys rake the yard; enjoying a quiet moment to myself....more

Egg-Free, Nut-Free Sunbutter Whirligig Cookies

Whirligig. Say it with me. Whirligig. See, you're having fun already!...more

For the Love of Oreos

Do you have a favorite cookie? In this house, it’s the Oreo. My son loves them. My daughter loves them. And, boy does my husband love them!Why do we love Oreos? Is it their dunkability into a big glass of milk? Is it their perfect blend of chocolate and cream? Or is it something else?… Why, yes, actually. It is something else:...more

Peanut Allergic Teen Officially DESENSITIZED to PEANUTS

On April 12, 2011 my son Alexander, who is deathly allergic to peanuts, was officially declared "DESENSITIZED".  The term sounds like a condition out of a science fiction movie void of feeling and sterile. It actually befits our situation as Alexander experienced No Reaction to the ingestion of peanuts during the entire OIT process. ...more

Nearing the end of this dang elimination diet

I'm nearing the end of this elimination diet and am so glad.  I felt like quitting yesterday.  Interesting that I wanted to quit P90X too.  However I only had two days of the diet and two weeks of P90X left.  That seemed pretty silly to quit right at the end so I decided to keep going.  It would be like quitting just before the end of a long race.  ...more

Getting tired of no crunchy salty food

Well, I will have to admit I'm getting tired of this diet. I really want my crunchy salty something and can't really find it.  I looked for the nut crackers and they have milk and potato starch in them.  Bleah.  That would've helped....more

Possible cravings

I'm starting to miss some things I took out of my diet....more