Outshine Fruit Bars #RealFruitBar

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and their client. One of our favorite things about summer is the food! C'mon, you agree, right? Just because the seasons change doesn't mean you can't have a great snack time especially when you have Outshine Fruit Bars nearby! These are our FAVORITES, they're safe for my family with food allergies because they're made with natural … [Read more...]

Allergy Friendly Homemade Laundry Detergent

Skin sensitivities are a big deal in our household. However, purchasing skin sensitive detergent can get very pricey. Several years ago, someone shared with me a homemade laundry detergent recipe that has been amazing for our family. You can add essential oils if you would like some fragrance, my favorite is lavender. All of these ingredients can be purchased at your local grocery store and most likely, they're all in the laundry aisle. The recipe below will fill up one mason jar. I always … [Read more...]

NEW Dark Chocolate Morsels from Enjoy Life Foods

Breaking news from the Enjoy Life Foods facebook page: "You asked for it, and we listened. On Thursday, we will be launching our newest member of the Enjoy Life family. Welcome the most delicious, richest, purest, Dark Chocolate Morsels you have ever tasted. Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free, Nut Free, Vegan, Non-GMO...well you get the picture. Everything you would expect from an Enjoy Life product. Just in time for the holidays! Enjoy!" YAY! I cannot wait! … [Read more...]

5 Alternatives to Peanut Butter

We are a no nuts family..food-wise, of course. It took awhile but after much trial and error, I finally found an alternative to peanut butter that we really like as a family. In saying that, there are many alternatives and I thought I would share some of my favorites with you just in case you're looking for a good one. Some of these  work well as "peanut butter cookies" or just a plain PB&J type sandwich too if you'd like. Perfect for school lunches! 5 Alternatives to Peanut … [Read more...]

Mini Fudge Brownie Bites with Cherrybrook Kitchen

A few weeks ago I was grocery shopping with my son and we walked past those little brownie bites, you know, the good ones in the individual bags. Apparently many of his friends take these to school in their lunches. My son looked at me and said, "I wish I could have those in my lunch." Immediately, as the food allergy mommy, I made it my mission to find a way to make him brownie bites that were just as good so he could take them in his lunch. Originally, I planned on making them from … [Read more...]

BabyCakes NYC: Vegan Bakery

I've been making allergy-free cupcakes since my son was 2 years old. In the beginning, my cupcakes tasted like something that came out of the yard but six years later, I'm proud to say they're pretty decent. But, they're nothing like BabyCakes NYC. When I first heard of BabyCakes, I fell in love. I am in love with the concept, the pretty pictures and their genuine passion to make amazing food that is safe to eat. I took my son to BabyCakes in Orlando a couple of years ago and for the first … [Read more...]

Enjoy Life Foods Review: Decadent Soft Baked Bars

Recently, Enjoy Life Foods (my absolute FAVORITE supplier of allergy free foods) sent over their latest creation Decadent Soft Baked Bars for my family to try. These indulgent bars come in 4 unique flavors, including: S'mores, Cherry Cobbler, Chocolate SunButter®, and Cinnamon Bun. Each bar is topped with a complimentary melt-in-your-mouth white or dark drizzle (depending on the flavor). Decadent bars are a great anytime snack or a luxurious dessert. All bars are gluten-free, free from the … [Read more...]