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Vegan Mango Spice Cake – Guest Blog Post
Today we have a special treat for you, a guest blog post by Shikha from Veggiecurean. Her site is simply gorgeous, and full of allergy friendly, all vegan, recipes. You can also follow her on Instagram, @veggiecurean. Enjoy!
Who doesn’t like tropical fruit? My kids absolutely love mangoes, so much so that we often have mangoes in all three major meals of the day — in our smoothies for breakfast, in our salads for lunch, and in our Thai curry for dinner. It seems like I can never buy enough mangoes at the store!
It became obvious to me that my kids wanted to add mangoes to their dessert, too, specifically in the form of cake, their favorite kind of dessert. So, being the amazing mother and spice queen that I am, I decided to make a Vegan Mango Cake and add a spicy ginger kick to it.
Allergy Status: Dairy Free, Egg Free, Soy Free, Nut Free, Peanut Free, Yeast Free, Vegan Read More
Allergy Free, Vegan, Chocolate Chia Pudding
Have you ever seen Chia Pods in your local grocery store? I saw them a very long time ago, and Kid Two really enjoyed them, but only certain flavors. No one else seemed to like them, and I wasn’t in love with the price. After thinking about the ingredients, I set out to make them myself. That was over a year ago. The boys have been in love with every flavor I’ve created, including vanilla and mango. They also know how to make these on their own now. Chocolate however remains king of the flavors, as it is requested the most. This rendition includes banana, and everyone was happy to have it. What I like the most about this is that it’s coconut free. All too often, healthy chia puddings call for either almond or coconut milk. Well not these. However, if you’re grain free, you could sub in a milk that you enjoy. These work great as a breakfast, snack, or dessert. Once you’ve made them once, you’ll see how the ratios work, then I suggest you go wild and start making all sorts of flavors.
Allergy Status: Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Soy Free, Nut Free, Peanut Free, Yeast Free, Corn Free, Diabetic, Vegan, Cane/Refined Sugar Free, Paleo Compatible
For Paleo: Use an allowed milk of choice. Water is not recommended.
For Corn Free: Use a safe milk. If needed, make fresh oat milk using safe oats. Read More
Allergy Free Earth Day Brownies
Have you been able to watch our Instagram Live Streams on Mondays? If not, see if you can start tuning in. Each week we go over different recipes, field questions, give tips, and even take requests. These brownies were a request from a user needing a little help in the baking department. Here on the blog, there’s the Free Brownie Recipe. Over at the Bakery Website, there’s the Free Kit Card Download of a different brownie recipe (and a topping too). This was something totally new because this person didn’t want a brownie that too oily. To achieve that, I started with the Kit Card version, then modified 🙂
On the Live Stream, we also showed people a really cool topping idea for people who may want to make Brownie Bars, as well as Candy Stuffed Brownies. So, here’s several recipes, links and product information (none of the links are affiliate links) and yummy pictures too. Happy Earth Day!
Allergy Status: Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Soy Free, Nut Free, Peanut Free, Rice Free, Yeast Free, Seed Free, Gum/Binder Free, Vegan Read More
Peach & Blackberry Mini Pies
It’s not very often that I get to share something that I make for me. This is one of those times. I wasn’t able to eat it much, but let me tell you, it was such a nice thing to try. If you haven’t heard of Inna Jam, go check them out. It’s SOOOO delicious. They source some of their fruit from a safe area for me, so it’s worth trying, even if the test fails.
To give you an idea of how delicious this was, when it came out of the oven, I ate it… nearly piping hot. It was just sooo goooodd. I couldn’t stop myself. So I proceeded to make a couple more for the following days. Truthfully, I liked the filling more than the crust, and the crust standalone wasn’t that awesome. Overall, it was worth it. Well worth it. The filling really helps mask the parts of the crust I wasn’t in love with.
Allergy Status: Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Soy Free, Nut Free, Peanut Free, Corn Free, Yeast Free, Vegan, Low Histamine Read More
Allergy Free Organic Fruit Pizza Cups
I have been trying to sell our Allergy Kid on the idea of fruit pizza for MONTHS. I saw some cool ideas online, and thought the kids would jump at the idea. Turns out, they were thinking traditional cheese pizza topped with fruit and chocolate. Yeah…. that’s gross. Hehe. Once they saw all of the ingredients out, it started to click in their minds just what I was up to. They were all more than happy to help me put them together, and to be my hands since I can’t touch the dough.
Once the pictures had been taken, they devoured all of the cups. In fact, they LOVED these. I wasn’t sure if Kid Three and Kid Four would like them since they used non-dairy yogurt, but they said that was the best part. After a success like this, I’m sure we’ll be trying more variations of this, and you can expect to see a fruit pizza in our Allergy Friendly Pizza Cookbook.
Allergy Status: Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Soy Free, Nut Free (we used a coconut yogurt), Peanut Free, Vegan, Diabetic Friendly Read More
A Fantastic Trip to Pressed Juicery
Have a dairy allergy? GO TO PRESSED JUICERY
Vegan? GO TO PRESSED JUICERY
On a clean or Paleo style diet? GO TO PRESSED JUICERY
Allergy Status: Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Soy Free, Peanut Free, Yeast Free, Refined/Can Sugar Free, Vegan, Paleo, GAPs, Diabetic Friendly, Possibly Corn Free, Low Histamine, SCD Friendly, AIP Friendly, Nut Free Compatible
Before I lunch into the review, first, full disclosure. We were not paid or offered anything in exchange to visit PJ and write the review.
If you have a severe nut allergy, please call them first to make sure you’re comfortable with their handling of allergens. Some flavors do contain nuts. If you are corn free, again, call and make sure you’re happy with the sourcing of ingredients. On the surface, it should be safe, but those of us with a corn allergy know what that’s like. For those of you on a special diet such as SCD or AIP, be sure to get the flavor that’s right for you. For AIP people, coconut is one of the toppings available at the sore. On to the review! Read More
Allergy Free Fruit Cones
This was such a fun little treat to make! In fact, truth be told, the kids ate these for breakfast. I figured, there’s a minimal amount of sugar in the cone, minimal sugar in the whip topping, and they’re filled with fruit and yogurt. We have to live a little, right? If you have little ones, I think this is a great weekend breakfast, that looks a lot like ice cream.
Allergy Status: Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Soy Free, Nut Free (we used a coconut yogurt), Peanut Free, Yeast Free, Vegan Read More
Did you happen to catch our post yesterday? You know, victorious and wonderful gluten free, beef free, corn free, corn dogs? Well, we had extra batter, and I was like, hey kids!! What if… They were a bit grossed out by the thought of fried cookies, until they ate them, hehe. Interestingly, no one seemed to mind that there was parsley and pepper in the batter. We did get around to making another version later that was simplified, and added maple sugar for the fun of it. Either way, if you miss carnival food (which I’ve never actually eaten), hopefully this will give you some fun ideas!!
Just a little note. We also tried to try Vegan Mozzarella Cheese by Miokyo’s Kitchen. It was a no go. The cheese kinda over fried and popped hot oil everywhere and we were running around like chickens with our heads cut off trying to get the splatter guard on to the pan. We had a good laugh once danger had been adverted.
The fried dough balls are really great. It’s simply a scoop of the batter directly into the hot oil. The cookies are Kinnikinnick Creme Cookies. These do contain soy. We dunked them in the batter and placed them into the hot oil. You can find the batter recipe on the Corn Dog Post.
Fun & Festive Quick Donuts
We teamed up with List at Mummymade.it. You can also see her on Instagram, she’s @mummymadeit. Before I jump into things, I have to say, it’s been quite fun connecting with her online. In fact, the internet is quite amazing like that. For years, it seems like we’ve been on our own little island, and now that we’re try to help people, we’re connecting with SO many people who are on the same mission. Here’s what really gets me about Lisa: the health factor. The things she makes without cane sugar will blow you away. So, we thought it would be fun to each share a donut, and cookie with you, with a holiday theme. This week, she has created gorgeous Gingerbread Donuts. I personally can’t wait to give the recipe a go!
On our side of the globe, we decided to do something totally unconventional. We’ve created quick pancake donuts. A while back, I was reading how people are using boxed mixes to make all sorts of things, including donuts. Well, there aren’t many allergy free mixes available on the market. However, Enjoy Life has recently release a whole line. When they first came out, I decided to pass since we have so many pancake recipes around here. I thought, why am I buying a box of something? Although, thinking back, I should have so the kids and The Papa could make them faster for themselves, lol.
However, when these went on sale, I grabbed a few to try. A while back we shared the muffin mix results with you. The kids loved them. So I thought, what if…
The best part about these is that they sat out for 2.5 days, and everyone snacked on them as they walk ed by. No one ever reported that they had gone stale or dry, which is a huge plus. Kid Two said they really do still taste like pancakes. Kid three says they taste like donuts. I’ll let you be the judge.
Allergy Status: Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Soy Free, Nut Free, Peanut Free, Vegan Read More
Holiday Rice Cereal Bars
As some of you may know, we’re working on a really cool Holiday Cookbook right now. It should be out next year. We’ve been making all sorts of fun creations, and these are a few of them. So here’s a little peek behind the scenes in our busy kitchen. (click read more to view the images). Read More