Welcome back to another week of Allergy Free Wednesdays! A collection of yumminess that is aimed at making it easier for you to create healthy, allergy free foods for you and your family. There is no “clear rule” against including processed ingredients in your submission (but we hope you are moving in that direction :-)). So…occasionally you will find some “whole foodie undesirables” in the entries. What to do if you see processed foods and don’t want them?:
- White or brown sugar? Sub in sucanat, or honey or an acceptable sugar free sweetener. Get help subbing in my post on Substituting Sweeteners in Baking and Cooking
- Chocolate Chips? Sub in my Homemade Chocolate / Carob Chips (new & improved version coming soon!)
- Others? Don’t think you’ll find many, but ask away if need be. (There was an entry in a previous AFW of a cake that looked incredible, but used PB cups – I have a great healthy sub for that – Healthy “Almost Reese’s!“)
Welcome to Allergy-Free Wednesdays (AFW)–a weekly blog hop where folks can share their allergy-free cuisine, gain knowledge about allergy-related topics/issues, and connect with others living or caring for someone with food allergies. Your weekly submissions are shared on 7 blogs! Additionally, each hostess will feature a favorite recipe(s) from the week before. Your hostesses are:
- Tessa @ Tessa the Domestic Diva
- Laura @ Gluten Free Pantry
- Nancy @ Real Food Allergy Free
- Amber @ The Tasty Alternative
- Michelle @ The Willing Cook,
- Janelle @ Gluten Freely Frugal
- and–Me :-).
Wondering What You Can Link Up on Allergy Free Wednesday? Anything that is fitting for an allergy free diet in some way (we’re not that strict). For the complete rules, click here. Here goes – starting off with my favorites–and you should check out the other hostesses’ posts to see if you were featured there!
My Favorites from Last Week (with substitution ideas)~
Lemon Shortbread Sandwich Cookies (GF & V) from The Healthy Maven
These look wonderful! I would use a candida-diet friendly sweetener (check out Candida – The Beginning of My Sugar Free Life) and coconut oil or palm shortening instead of Earth Balance. MMMM :).
Grain-Free Raw Lemon Pie Macaroons (DF) from The Tasty Alternative
I guess I am in a Lemony mood this week, eh? These caught my eye about a week ago. I would use a candida-diet-friendly sweetener here as well.
Almond Pulp Sweet and Savoury Crackers from The Veggie Nook
I haven’t made crackers in awhile. These look great. I love that they are made from Almond Pulp. Until now, I have been too busy (er, lazy??) to strain my Easiest Almond Milk. Maybe I’ll give it a go :). I would likely leave out the raisins and add some extra stevia and maybe some ground chia and a little liquid for moistness.
and Readers’ Favorite
Drink This; Lose Weight from Gluten-Free A-Z Blog
I saw this drink awhile ago and tried it. I really like it and am going to try using it to see what happens (if I can remember :)!) Note: The measurements in the post are different from the measurements on Dr. Axe’s blog. The real water amount is 12-16 ounces :). Also note: I wouldn’t personally wouldn’t drink this much fluid right before eating a meal, as Dr. Axe says. The ACV should aid in digestion (remember–I am not a dr.) but that much fluid would likely dilute digestive juices.