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Andrea Sprague

plate of Halloween Mummy cupcakesSweets

Allergy-Free Halloween Snacks Everyone Can Eat

It’s mid-October, which means the subject on everyone’s mind is Halloween! Even though this year may be a little different, Halloween is still a favorite holiday for many people.  It does focus on a lot on junk food and candy so it can be challenging if you have food allergies...
October 19, 2020
Vegetables

Vegetable Techniques – Cooking Broccoli

Broccoli is a great vegetable in that it is pretty easy to prepare and has a mild flavor. I like to use a two-step cooking method that starts with quickly blanching it in boiling water, this helps to soften the florets and makes them turn a brilliant bright green color....
August 14, 2020
Dairy Free milk made of nuts in glass bottles with bowls of almond and cashewFood Allergies

Dairy Free Milk: The 4 Things You Need to Know

There was a time when people with a dairy allergy had one milk alternative—Lactaid. Lactaid is a brand of milk enhanced with lactose enzymes that are supposed to make it more digestible. But as I mentioned in a recent post, dairy allergies and intolerances are not so granular, which means...
July 20, 2020
Dairy products on cutting boardsFood Allergies

Hidden Sources of Dairy That May Surprise You

You’ve discovered that you’re allergic or sensitive to dairy, so you finally committed to completely cutting it out of your diet. Initially, you felt great. Then, some of those old symptoms started to resurface: a little belly bloat, a stomachache, another sinus infection. It can be really discouraging to make...
July 5, 2020