Asparagus Potato Salad

Asparagus Potato Salad is made with baby potatoes and a light honey dijon vinaigrette. Perfect for a summer BBQ! Top 8 Allergen Free.

Are you a creamy potato salad or a vinegar potato salad person? That my friends is the big question of the day! I am a non-creamy gal, probably because most mayos are not allergy friendly, so creamy was never really possible.  Continue reading

Whole Wheat Buns

Whole wheat buns are soft, dense, and make the perfect hamburger bun! Plus they only take an hour to make start to finish.

Once you try these whole wheat buns, you will never go back to buying buns again! They are a little labour intensive but worth every second of work. Soft, dense, a little sweet, these whole wheat buns are a hit with everyone!  Continue reading

Salmon Patties (Gluten free)

Salmon patties are made using frozen salmon, so you get the fresh salmon flavour without breaking the bank. They are also delicious as salmon burgers!

Salmon patties! I love salmon, but not what it does to my wallet. Luckily these salmon patties are delicious, and they are made with frozen salmon, which means you won’t be bankrupt at the end of the meal. Win win!  Continue reading

Thoughts on food allergies in pop culture

Food allergies in pop culture

Lately, food allergies have been taking a beating in pop culture, from Ricky Gervais to the Today Show we are making headlines!

But this isn’t a new phenomenon. Food allergies have come up in movies and shows since at least the 80s, Revenge of The Nerds (1984). Come to think of it the only cool character I can remember who had food allergies from a film or tv show is Hitch (2005). It’s funny and concerning that he is drinking Benadryl with a straw. Continue reading

Mom’s Nanaimo Bars

Nanaimo bar recipe & learn more about tree nut allergy friendly custard! All opinions in this post are my own. This is not a sponsored post. 

Nanaimo bars are a dessert made of chocolate graham cracker crust, custard and chocolate

Nanaimo bars are as Canadian 🇨🇦 as it gets when it comes to treats! Maybe the butter tart comes very close. But for me, nothing says summer quite like the delicious sugar high of a Nanaimo bar! They are a full on sweet, chocolate, custard attack!

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Saucy Hot Fudge Pudding & video!

Saucy Hot Fudge Pudding

Saucy hot fudge pudding is my favourite chocolatey gooey dessert. The reason? I am a 100% chocolate fan, and this saucy hot fudge pudding is the chocolate dessert of chocolate desserts! If anyone loves chocolate more than me, it would have to be my dad. So what a perfect dish to celebrate Father’s day with this weekend!  Continue reading

Honey Roasted Chickpeas

Honey roasted chickpeas are a great snack, a little sweet, crunchy, and a hit of protein. Made with 3 ingredients: chickpeas, honey, and coconut oil!

Honey Roasted are two words that can freak me out because the next word that follows is generally a nut, but not today! Introducing honey roasted chickpeas! Allergy peeps we are taking over the realm of honey roasted with our very own top-8-free sweet snack. Continue reading

8 Tips for eating out with food allergies

Tips for Eating out with food allergies

Eating out with food allergies is a challenge, there is no other way of putting it. It’s hard because you are asking a bunch of strangers to prepare you a safe meal. In other words, you are placing your life in their hands.  Continue reading

Soy-free Wonton Soup & Video

Soy free wonton soup is a refreshing meal perfect after a long day of work or travel. The filling is made of ground meat, lots of ginger and other aromatic ingredients.

There is nothing better than a bowl of wonton soup after a long journey! In my family wonton soup is the go-to meal after a day of travel or a hard day at the office. The best part of getting off a long flight is knowing that wontons are waiting for us in the freezer, ready to be boiled and served with some broth and lettuce. This soup does it all, it revitalises, it fills, it warms, and it puts smiles on the faces of weary travellers.  Continue reading

Travelling to Dubai with Food Allergies

Travelling Dubai with food allergies

Travelling to Dubai with food allergies was one of the easiest experiences I’ve had abroad. Going to a new country can be very nerve wrecking when you have food allergies and is full of worries like:

• What kind of food do they have? Can I eat it?
• How accommodating are restaurants? What oil do they use to cook?
• How common are food allergies in this country?
• How do they label for food allergies?
• What are the hospitals like?

Dubai blew me away! I have never been to a place where they take food allergies as seriously as there.  Continue reading