How’s a bucket of sand for a 13-year-old birthday cake? Edible sand that is. It was just right for a birthday at the beach. All the ingredients are allergy-safe for our nut-free, egg-free crew. Plus it is just downright fun to make! This is our second year making golden Oreo sand. Be sure to click over to Household Ways for the edible sand recipe. Birthdays
For Easter treats we like nut-free and egg-free Cadbury mini eggs – the little chocolate eggs with the crunchy shell. We also enjoy Hershey kisses and Peeps. (As always, this is what we enjoy for our family. Please check all labels for allergy-friendliness for your family.) Here are a few more adaptations we enjoy: I invite you to join me for some fun ideas at
Meatloaf can easily be baked on a Saturday then warmed when you walk in the door from church… Often I need to modify a good, old, basic recipe due to the children’s allergies. Meatloaf is no exception. Now, I could add in egg substitute. But I’ve found that meatloaf is every bit as tasty, sans egg. How does the loaf not crumble, you ask? The
Four epipens go everywhere with the seven of us. We have two children allergic to nuts. One would go into anaphylactic shock if eggs touched his lips. Yet, there is so much food my children can have. Can enjoy. Yes, this allergy-friendly living takes a bit more planning but any good thing does. Yes, foods that are safe for my children can sometimes be expensive
Thanksgiving may be a challenge if your family has allergies. Here is a simple Thanksgiving menu, allergy-friendly and adaptable for the whole family with tips for prep and more. We like to keep things simple, easy and doable so that the focus is truly on enjoying family and giving thanks for God’s blessings. Don’t you love Thanksgiving? Our celebration is practical, simple and fun. I’m
I made another recipe found on Pinterest! This scrumptious blueberry breakfast cake I made with egg substitute so Lil’ Buddy could enjoy it too. We mixed it up one night last week as the highlight of breakfast for supper. You must click over to Alexandra’s Kitchen to see her delicious photos. You’ll want to make it too! The recipe here.
I’m thrilled to be visiting the Southern Plate kitchen today! I grew up on potato chip cookies. Didn’t realize they weren’t your normal variety until I was much older and got the questionable look from others. This special recipe is from my grandmother, Mama Ann and it is a great use for those bottom of the bag, left-over, nobody wants to eat potato chips. Just try it!
A while back, there was a little bakery that sold peanut butter Rice Krispy treats. Now just that is a treat itself. Even at $1 a piece. The topper was – those krispy treats were topped with chocolate! So, the children and I set out to recreate this specialty with our favorite SunButter. We simply followed the directions in the recipe on the SunButter site,