We are a big fan of whole grains in our house. For the last several years, I have been cooking pretty much exclusively with whole grains, with great results. And while I firmly believe in their healthfulness, and try to branch out to grains like brown rice, millet, and barley, every once in a while … Continue reading Maple Cinnamon Waffles (Grain-free!)
As part of my quest to find party recipes which are safe for my daughter's friends who have allergies, I tested this egg-free cookie recipe for a Valentine's Day party earlier this year and was blown away by how delicious they were! Moist, buttery, and just sweet enough. While not healthy by any stretch, they … Continue reading Whole Wheat Sugar Cookies (Egg-free)
As I mentioned in this post about my munchkin's 4th birthday, in order to make the party more enjoyable for the kids there who have food allergies, I used this recipe for egg-free cupcakes, which also happen to be light and moist and delicious. And best of all, both the cupcakes and frosting are incredibly … Continue reading Chocolate or Vanilla Egg-Free Cupcakes with Chocolate Fudge or Vanilla Frosting
In my never-ending quest to find ways to eat more vegetables, I was inspired by a recent recipe posted on Weelicious for Veggie Bolognese Sauce. What a great idea, making a chunky tomato sauce which includes multiple vegetables! But rather than follow this recipe, I decided to adapt my recipe for basic Meat Sauce and … Continue reading Veggie Bolognese
As I mentioned in my post about the naming ceremony we recently hosted for the peanut, I decided to plan a menu that mixed traditional bagels with some homemade sides that helped round out the meal. I was serving lox (smoked salmon) with the bagels, but for people who may not be a fan, I … Continue reading Mini Spinach and Cheddar Frittatas
Falafel is not something I grew up eating, but at some point a few years back, hubby must have decided to order some and I discovered how delicious it is. I have had it a few times since, but it never occurred to me to make it at home. That is, until I signed the … Continue reading Simple Falafel
Those of you who celebrate Passover know that the holiday has its benefits (matzo ball soup!) and drawbacks (how long has this seder been dragging on??). On the plus side for me is definitely charoset - this sweet apple and walnut mixture comes near the end of the seder, and marks the beginning of the … Continue reading Charoset, kid friendly and nut free!