Gluten free, dairy free Victoria sponge cake.

If you are looking for a gluten free, dairy free sponge cake recipe, this is perfect. I must confess, I have never made any kind of Victoria sponge cake. For some reason, I have always felt it wouldn’t work. But when I spotted this recipe over at Cafe Creme’s Facebook page, she made it seem […]

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Gluten free basics – gluten free bread

Over the past 13 years, I have learned and adapted to living with someone with gluten intolerance. LSH is intolerant to both gluten and cows milk products, and it has taken me a lot of time, and effort to fine what works for him and us as a family. One thing about gluten intolerance, is […]

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Easy, cheesy, but gluten and cows milk free potato gratin

I have to admit, I spent a long, long time, and many attempts at perfecting this recipe, before I got it to the point where I felt it was worth sharing. It’s taken some testing, and tasting, to get it just right. I love rich, cheesy, comforting dishes, a cheesy potato dish, or a bowl […]

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Easy chocolate mousse recipe

This is an incredibly easy, divine chocolate mousse, that needs no cream, so it’s cows milk/dairy free if you use a butter substitute. I have always been a little intimidated by the idea of making a mousse, but this one really is simple.  *Also, please note, the eggs in this recipe are barely cooked, with […]

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Easy peasy sausage casserole, and it’s gluten free too!

So, I try to cook gluten and dairy free for LSH and Small Boy. I must confess with “the Foot” as it has now been fondly named, putting me out of action, or at least, supposedly resting it as much as possible, to reduce the swelling, meals have been a bit hodge podge. LSH has […]

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Ditching cows milk – why we’re dairy free as a family….

This blog post is written from my personal and my family’s experience. It is not a medical post, nor will I quote any stats or research. There is plenty out there, if you look, and I have done a fair bit of reading and research, myself. I am simply writing to explain why, we as […]

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Gluten Free Dairy Free chocolate Brownies

Want to serve some baked goods for a person with a dairy or gluten intolerance or allergy? Look no further…   This is my favourite chocolate brownie recipe, with the added bonus of being dairy and gluten free, and  you cannot tell when you eat them, that they are not made with wheat flour. LSH loves them, […]

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Thai green curry paste

I made Thai Green Curry,  this weekend. I make it often, actually. It is one of our favourites, and I find easy, and compatible with most meats (chicken, pork, beef, or vegetables) and if I make a milder version, the children love it, and I think we probably own the only Thai Green curry loving […]

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Friday’s Rants from the Soap Box in My Living Room!

   Welcome to my Friday’s Rants from the Soap Box in my Living Room. A small space in the week where I can have a chunter about things that have made me twitch with annoyance or made me question if the world has gone mad or not…. I also  linked up with MummyBarrow for her Ranty Friday. You can […]

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