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gluten free carrot cake frosted on a cake platterSweets

Gluten-Free Carrot Cake Recipe

This gluten free carrot cake recipe is wonderfully moist, easy to make and full of those warming spices like cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg.   Pair it with a dairy-free cream cheese frosting.
February 17, 2022
white plate of dairy free macadamia coconut bark piecesSweets

Macadamia Coconut Bark

This Macadamia Coconut Bark is like making your own white chocolate with none of the sugar or dairy. It is a wonderful little fat bomb that is super satisfying and full of real foods.
June 17, 2021
Dairy Free milk made of nuts in glass bottles with bowls of almond and cashewFood Allergies

Dairy Free Milk: The 4 Things You Need to Know

There was a time when people with a dairy allergy had one milk alternative—Lactaid. Lactaid is a brand of milk enhanced with lactose enzymes that are supposed to make it more digestible. But as I mentioned in a recent post, dairy allergies and intolerances are not so granular, which means...
July 20, 2020
Dairy products on cutting boardsFood Allergies

Hidden Sources of Dairy That May Surprise You

You’ve discovered that you’re allergic or sensitive to dairy, so you finally committed to completely cutting it out of your diet. Initially, you felt great. Then, some of those old symptoms started to resurface: a little belly bloat, a stomachache, another sinus infection. So, did you actually cut out all...
July 5, 2020
Dairy Free PestoSauces and Dips

Dairy Free Pesto

I used to think pesto was out of my life forever.  When I went dairy free, I sadly said goodbye to pesto and mourned the loss of its deliciousness.  Every pesto in the stores and in most restaurants is full of Parmesan cheese. This is a challenge when you are...
March 2, 2020
Christmas cookies with red bowSweets

Allergy-Free Holiday Dessert Recipes!

Even though I’m a nutritional therapy practitioner, I’d never ask a client to completely give up dessert—especially on a holiday. Rather than avoiding all indulgences, which may or may not lead to a binge later on, I recommend whipping up sweet treats that you can feel good about. Fortunately, there...
December 9, 2019
Menu Planning

Irresistible Peppermint Recipes for the Holiday Season

The holiday season is all about being with friends, celebrating and, of course, baking. There’s nothing quite like preparing desserts you can enjoy throughout the season. And there’s nothing more seasonal than peppermint indulgences! The peppermint recipes I’m sharing will help you avoid sugar spikes (and crashes), allergenic ingredients and...
December 2, 2019
Raw Carrot Ginger SoupSoups

Creamy Raw Carrot Ginger Soup

I originally created this Raw Carrot Ginger Soup years ago for a client who was eating a raw diet. I was delighted at how delicious and satisfying it was.  I don’t usually follow a raw diet but I have made this soup for myself frequently during the hot summer months...
August 5, 2019