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 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
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
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 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
This creamy bean dip is the answer to all your unsolved “what should we eat” questions. Or at least it has been for me over the last few weeks. It is a seriously versatile dip and pairs with pretty much everything. I have had it with cheese and crackers, leftover baked chicken, on top of a salad, as a replacement for sour cream on a baked potato, with roasted veggies, and simply by the spoonful. The possibilities are endless! Continue reading
Panzanella is the perfect answer to stale bread!
I love panzanella! Even if we have a turbulent past. Panzanella is actually one of the dishes that has sent me to the hospital. Yup, the bread used to make the dish had sesame seeds. Normally I would have hawk-eyed those seeds, but I was a careless young adult, and there are a couple of reasons we didn’t catch them. Continue reading
We all know about what happens to the body during an allergic reaction, but we don’t talk much about the emotions of an allergic reaction. How and what you are feeling during and after the reaction. I was, unfortunately, reminded of this last week when I ended up at the hospital. Continue reading
Warm lentil salad was our go to meal as vegetarian college students. We (me & my hubby… yes we are college sweethearts) would make sure to always have a couple of cans of lentils and tomatoes in the house to throw this dish together when we wanted something yummy, healthy, and fast. This dish is for realz e-a-s-y! If college students can make it so can you! Continue reading
Doing food-related activities is pretty hard when you have food allergies. For instance, I would love to take a cooking class in Paris, but there is too much risk involved because one of my allergens is likely to appear, especially when it comes to French food. But there are a couple of really fun low-pressure food activities you can do. Continue reading