Letters To Teachers About the Feingold Diet

  School’s back in session!  Yay!  But, this also means dealing with things like school lunches, school parties, school snacks, the occasional unsupportive teacher, and the like.  Thus marks the beginning of e-mails to the teachers. I just wrote one for my 5 year old who just started all day Kindergarten.  At this age, it’s […]

Cheesy Kale Crisps

This is from Julie Morris’ cookbook, Superfood Cuisine.  Love this cookbook.  These are SO good!  I’d rather eat these than Doritos.  Seriously.  Kale is one of the most nutritious foods you can eat so I like to make these during flu season.  The only bad part: these disappear quickly!  I usually make two bunches of […]

Baked Cinnamon Pears

6 pears, peeled and sliced into chunks 1 cup of water 2 tsp organic cornstarch 1 cup brown sugar (Domino Light Brown Sugar) 1 TB of flour (any GF blend for gluten free) 1 tsp cinnamon 4 tsp butter (I use Earth Balance Soy Free butter) 2 dashes of salt Preheat the oven to 350 […]

Strawberry Jell-O

1 envelope of Knox unflavored gelatin (at any grocery store by the Jell-O) 2 cups of fruit juice  (I use Sir Strawberry juice from Trader Joe’s) Soften gelatin in ½ cup of fruit juice.  Put remaining 1 ½ cups of juice into a small saucepan and bring to a boil.  Add softened gelatin, stirring until […]

Panda Puff Cookies

½ cup peanut butter (I use Whole Foods brand to avoid soy) 1/3 cup granulated sugar (I use organic sugar) 1/3 cup packed brown sugar (Domino’s Light Brown Sugar) 1/3 cup butter, softened  (I use Ghee) ½ tsp baking soda (Bob’s Red Mill to avoid aluminum) ½ tsp baking powder (I use Rumford to avoid […]

Nilla Wafers

This is a GFCF recipe.  I’ve not tried this without eggs but in the past, these type of cookies don’t turn out well with an egg substitute.  1 cup butter (Or ½ cup butter and ½ cup shortening – Spectrum) 1 cup sugar (I use C&H or organic from Costco) 1 egg (let sit at room temperature […]

Minestrone Soup

2 TB olive oil 2 cups chopped onions 1 ½ cups sliced celery 2 cups sliced carrots 1 to 2 tsp dried oregano 1 to 2 tsp dried basil 1 tsp chili powder 6 cups of water or stock (I used 4 cups chicken stock and 2 cups water) 3 cups cooked pinto beans or […]

Chicken Soup

8 cups of homemade chicken broth/stock (see recipe) 2 TB of olive oil 1 cup diced celery (about 2 celery stalks) 1 cup diced carrots (about 3 carrots) ½ to 1 onion, chopped (optional) 1 garlic clove, minced ½ tsp rosemary ½ tsp sage 1/4 tsp ground thyme ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley Pinch of […]