The Best Baking Flour for Diabetics and Allergies

In addition to family members with allergies, we also have to cook and bake for people with diabetes. This is a special challenge, since most of the low glycemic recipes I’ve come across use almond flour. But take heart, Allergy SuperParents. There is a baking flour for diabetics that’s also allergy free and it’s made from sunflower seeds.

I’m reviewing Gerbs sunflower seed meal today. But if you can’t get their brand in your country, don’t worry. Other companies have started offering sunflower seed meal and it works similarly. This stuff only has 4 net carbs per serving and no added sugar, just like no sugar added sunflower seed butter. Continue reading The Best Baking Flour for Diabetics and Allergies

Egg Substitutes for Allergy Free Baking

One of the most crucial ingredients in many dessert recipes is the egg. It’s a multitasker, used to moisten foods, act as a rising agent, or bind ingredients together. I’ve had people tell me it’s irreplaceable.

They’re wrong.

Today I’m going to tell you about a number of different things that can sub for eggs in your allergy free baking. Some of them don’t do everything an egg does while others are more situationally useful. But you absolutely can be an Allergy SuperParent and bake delicious treats for your family without the risk. Continue reading Egg Substitutes for Allergy Free Baking

Allergy Free Baking: Nutiva Coconut Oil With Butter Flavor

Today I’m reviewing a butter substitute. I’ve used both shortening and coconut oil instead of butter in the past but this is something that makes a pretty big difference in my allergy free baking. It’s a coconut oil with non-dairy butter flavoring and it’s been a game-changer in my kitchen.

The name of this product is Nutiva Organic Coconut Oil With Butter Flavor. It’s non GMO, non-dairy, and vegan. Continue reading Allergy Free Baking: Nutiva Coconut Oil With Butter Flavor

Allergy Free Baking: Arrowhead Mills Flour Review

Yesterday I told you all about Enjoy Life chocolate chips for baking. But the most necessary ingredient is flour. Whether you’re looking to avoid nuts, dairy, or gluten, Arrowhead Mills has you covered. They’re my go-to for allergy free baking flours, as well as healthy baking with higher fiber content options available. Continue reading Allergy Free Baking: Arrowhead Mills Flour Review

Allergy Free Baking With Enjoy Life Baking Chocolate

It’s that time of year when everybody’s baking. If you’re a new Allergy SuperParent, it can be hard. My next few reviews aim to help you find pantry staples to use in your allergy free baking tasks this season. There’s no better place to start than with Enjoy Life Baking Chocolate

Yes! Everyone at my house can eat these (except the pupper)! Continue reading Allergy Free Baking With Enjoy Life Baking Chocolate

Review: Sunbutter Health Benefits

This is a post about Sunbutter, a seed spread that’s safe for people with peanut and tree nut allergies (and a few others besides). But that’s not all. It’s got multiple uses and is a staple in my house to such a degree I’ve got it delivered on subscription. Everyone at our house eats this, even our doggie. Continue reading Review: Sunbutter Health Benefits

Allergy Free Food Products: Enjoy Life Chewy Bars

Do you miss being able to throw a pre-made snack into your kid’s lunch or having something yummy and individually wrapped for on the go? I often do, which is why I’m always checking out allergy free food products like this. 

Today I’m reviewing some Chewy Bars made by Enjoy Life Foods. There’s a lot to like here, partly because they come in a variety of flavors without the dangerous stuff. But there’s also a drawback which I’ll discuss in my review. Continue reading Allergy Free Food Products: Enjoy Life Chewy Bars

Gerbs Allergy Friendly Foods: Super 5 Seed Mix

Hello! I’m here to write about a produce we always keep on hand at our house. It’s great for baking, mixing into things, on salads and as a snack all on its own. I’m talking about the Super 5 Seed Mix from Gerbs Allergy Friendly Foods. Read on for some details about this delicious snack.  Continue reading Gerbs Allergy Friendly Foods: Super 5 Seed Mix