Allergy Friendly Homemade Peppermint Marshmallows

Hot chocolate is one of my favorite things. Favorite. Things. The second the temperature hits around 65 degrees, that's cold enough for me to grab the hot chocolate in the mornings. Maybe it's because I'm not a coffee person? Maybe it's because I am just that much in love with chocolate? Who knows? Either way, I'm all in when it comes to hot chocolate. The thing is, I don't stop there, I always, ALWAYS add marshmallows. That's where homemade marshmallows come in, they are easy to make believe … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Save Money on Allergy Friendly Foods

You know I'm a coupon queen, right? That's been my gig for the last 10 years. That being said, my coupon game has evolved quite a bit. With special diets and healthy eating, groceries are a serious portion of our monthly budget. Here are a few of my favorite ways to save serious cash on these high end items. If you have any favorites, feel free to add them! 5 Easy Ways to Save Money Fast Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half: This one is easy, simply shop around what is on sale and use … [Read more...]

Allergy Friendly Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate

I LOVE hot chocolate. As in, I probably have an unhealthy addiction to hot chocolate. Starbucks sells the most unbelievable Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate on the planet. ON. THE. PLANET. It's beautiful, it's amazing and unfortunately, it contains milk. Milk and I do not get along nor do I get along with soy milk either so that's off the table. This led me to attempt to come up with my own version of this overpriced deliciousness. The first thing I did was make my own caramel sauce. This is … [Read more...]

Dairy Free Homemade Caramel Sauce

'Tis the time of year for caramel! I recently discovered I need more caramel in my life especially if I plan on decorating apples or making various versions of hot chocolate. I also discovered, however, finding allergy friendly caramel is rather difficult. That being said, making it wasn't all that easy either. I experimented with a couple of different methods and today, I'm going to give you the two that won out. Both are slightly different and will produce different results. First, my … [Read more...]

Hurry! BOGO Enjoy Life Foods Snack Packs

Hurry! Enjoy Life Foods just introduced Snack Packs! Shut. The. Front. Door. This might just be the best thing to ever happen to those of us with food allergies. No more sneaking around the big back of chocolate now, we can sneak these right into our pocket! All the closet chocolate eaters rejoice! Visit EnjoyLifeFoods.com for this fabulous deal: MSRP for a 12-pack bag costs $7.59, but you can save on Snack Packs NOW with our BOGO sale! Buy one, get one free now through 10/21 with promo code … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin season is here! This is awesome...unless you have food allergies in which case it becomes a little difficult to recreate those awesome bakery items and PSL. But, never fear, I have a flipping delicious recipe for Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Cookies that will make your heart sing! I'm excited about these mostly because they came out tasting great and that was a little bit of a surprise to me. I wasn't sure, you never know when you go subbing out ingredients. These cookies make the … [Read more...]

Allergy Friendly Cake Batter Pancakes

My son is obsessed with pancakes and waffles and I mean obsessed. I use a basic recipe from The Food Allergy Mama's Baking Book, if you don't have this book, you need it. I have multiple copies and I have bought it for family members as well. That being said, this weekend, my son asked for pancakes. I, on the other hand, have a sweet tooth and wanted to kick it up a notch. We've been working for days on our garage sale and I thought it was a good time to reward ourselves a bit. I've seen cake … [Read more...]