Allergy Free Baking: Crisco Baking Sticks Review

I’m here today reviewing another product that we can substitute for butter in our allergy free baking. Last time, I talked about Nutiva’s coconut oil shortening. However, there are folks who are allergic to coconut.

Crisco Baking Sticks are made from soy and palm oil, so if you’ve got a coconut allergy and can safely use soy, read on. Continue reading Allergy Free Baking: Crisco Baking Sticks Review

Simple Allergy Free Recipes: Chocolate Chip Cookies

Maybe you or someone you love misses this cookie classic. Maybe your child, like mine, never even got a chance to eat one before getting diagnosed with their allergies. Whatever the reason, I am so excited to have a simple allergy free recipe for chocolate chip cookies to share with you to start the new year. Continue reading Simple Allergy Free Recipes: Chocolate Chip Cookies

Simple Allergy Free Recipes: Biscotti

Today I’m sharing the first of many simple allergy free recipes, Vegan Nut Free Biscotti. This is a favorite at our house, especially when we have school breaks or holidays. It’s just an easy and satisfying food, either as breakfast with a hot beverage or a snack. Continue reading Simple Allergy Free Recipes: Biscotti

Lakanto Monkfruit Blend: a Sugar Substitute for Diabetics

We’ve got one frequent guest with ragweed allergies. Because of this, sometimes stevia is not an option in my baked goods if I want to include this family friend. Luckily, there’s another sugar substitute for diabetics. I’m talking about monkfruit. Continue reading Lakanto Monkfruit Blend: a Sugar Substitute for Diabetics

Pyure Stevia Blend: Allergy Free Sugar Substitute for Diabetics

For those who get gassy from sugar alcohols, here is my review of Pyure Stevia Blend, which mixes stevia with erythritol to mitigate that unfortunate side effect. It also tastes great, is reasonably priced, and has versatile uses as a sugar substitute for diabetics. Continue reading Pyure Stevia Blend: Allergy Free Sugar Substitute for Diabetics

Now Foods Erythritol: an Allergy Free Sugar Substitute for Diabetics

I’ve talked about how allergy free baking can go hand in hand with baking for diabetics. You can see my review of a sunflower seed meal here. Now I want to talk about a sugar substitute for diabetics, erythritol by Now Foods. Continue reading Now Foods Erythritol: an Allergy Free Sugar Substitute for Diabetics

Kitchen Essentials: Easy to Clean Blender

If you’re cooking for people with allergies, a good blender is a must. But the most important feature to look for is how easy it is to clean it thoroughly.

I’ve compiled a list here of blenders that are easy to clean. This will assure there is no cross contamination happening when you prepare foods for cooking, or make smoothies or juices. Continue reading Kitchen Essentials: Easy to Clean Blender

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