One of the biggest things I missed about eating dairy was dill pickle chip dip. I am a stress eater, so after working overtime for the last week, I just wanted chips and dip. Now that I am off dairy completely, I hadn’t found a substitute until now. This alternative is DELICIOUS, and full of … More Vegan Dill Pickle Chip Dip (soy free, gluten free)
When I first started this diet, one of the major things I found was a lack of snacking food. I like to snack. Here is a list of some of my go-to foods. Pair them up any way you like! apple or banana with nut butter (and honey if you want) Any kind of nuts/seeds. … More Snack Ideas for the frustrated eater. (Gluten, egg, soy, dairy, and processed sugar free)
A friend made these pancakes for me once on vacation, and gave me her “recipe” (she is one of those cooks that doesn’t really need recipes). I turned it into a recipe for the rest of us!! These are nice and fluffy! One rule: be SURE to add the oil. If you don’t, they stick … More Chocolate Pancakes! (vegan; gluten free, soy free, and processed sugar free)
These muffins are amazing with or without the icing! Check out the recipe at TheVegan8’s website here! They are soft, fluffy, and healthy! Such an amazing recipe.
Before I found out that I shouldn’t have dairy, I used to love making cream based pasta sauces. It is one of the things I have been missing the most, so I decided to find some alternatives. I can’t take credit for this recipe though, I just simplified it for my own ease. To see … More Simplified Vegan Alfredo Sauce (gluten, soy, and sugar free)
So I had some friends over and we got bored and wanted something tasty, so I decided to try out the mug cake as a big cake! It actually worked out fairly well! Then, since it was cake, I wanted to try icing. The first icing I tried was a nut puree with cocoa and … More Full Size Vegan Chocolate Cake (with Vega protein powder)! (8×8 square) With Vegan, Processed-Sugar Free Icing!
So today after lunch, all I wanted was SUGAR. I wanted to eat something unhealthy, but when you are eating sugar, gluten, dairy, soy, and egg free, well, you aren’t left with a lot of options for sugary treats. Here comes my brain wave. I decided that there had to be such thing as gluten … More Vegan, processed-sugar free, gluten free mug cake! (Uses VegaOne Protein Powder) (also soy free)
One of the most frustrating meals of the day for me to make since I can no longer have eggs or wheat is Breakfast. Before I found out about my sensitivities I used to have eggs almost every morning. Now, it’s been quinoa with various toppings, or GF crackers and peanut butter and honey. This … More Quinoa Breakfast Cakes (in progress!)
So a couple of weeks ago I found out (from a blood test done by the Naturopath) that I am sensitive to FIVE very common food things. I am not supposed to have: Egg, Dairy, Soy, Gluten, or Sugar! After giving away 90% of the food in my pantry, my road to food-wellness began. But … More A Blog Born From Frustration