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Baking without Dairy and Eggs, Corn-Free, Vegan Vanilla Pudding and a Giveaway!

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I am delighted to have my friend Allyson Kramer of Manifest Vegan guest post here today.  While I am not vegan myself, we are a dairy free family and I also have a child with an egg allergy.  Dairy free substitutes are actually quite easy to navigate when cooking and baking, but eggs are a […]

Homemade Gelatin-Free “Jello” Oranges and Fruit Cups

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My youngest son loves “jelly” cups (a.k.a. Jello/Gelatin), but when we started a synthetic dye-free challenge a few months ago, out went the Jello brand gelatin cups!  I tried a product by the NutraDrink company called Natural Jel Desserts back in May (see my “Funny Oranges post”) and while I was initially impressed with the […]

Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Gluten-Free & Soy-Free Chocolate Pudding

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For this chocolate pudding, I pretty much merged two recipes I found online: a recipe for Homemade Vanilla Pudding that I found on allrecipes.com and Tyler Florence’s recipe for Chocolate Pudding which I found on FoodNetwork.com.  I then made my dairy-free substitutions and finished with MimicCreme Healthy Top Whipped Cream! Ingredients 2 cups Milk (I […]

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free Chocolate Pudding

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NOTE:  This recipe does contain tree nuts (almond and cashews).  At the end of this post, I will tell you of a dry pudding mix that will setup with dairy-free milk (at least it does with So Delicious Original Coconut Milk). Okay, I am really excited about this recipe!  My 3 year old LOVES chocolate […]

Strawberry Jello Salad

Strawberry Jello Salad

My mom makes this “salad” every year during the holidays. I have always liked it but somehow this salad became even more enticing the year my brother-in-law discovered it. To understand this, you need to know a little about Mike (yes, I am married to a Mike and my brother-in-law is named Mike, so for […]