Delicious RecipesFree of gluten, dairy, soy, and egg!

My Story

Hello. My name is Sari and I have been on a food journey since 2009. Due to a serious illness and many food allergies that developed in my 30’s, I had to change my eating habits drastically. Not only did I need to eat differently and educate myself about nutrition and food alternatives, I also needed to […]

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Recipes

  In this collection are many of the recipes that I have come to love, crave, and share with others in my daily life. They helped me recover from illness and as a bonus, lose 55 pounds. All of my recipes are free of gluten, dairy, egg, and soy! I hope you enjoy them and […]

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Food Allergies

Like so many people in the world today, I developed food allergies that were very unexpected.  They have literally changed how I eat, what I eat, and how I think about food.  In many ways, food allergies changed several aspects of my life, some for the better.  Having food allergies impacts your life in ways […]

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Picky Eaters

Children can become picky eaters for a variety of reasons.  Parents who are frustrated at meal times should find comfort in knowing that it is developmentally appropriate for children to go through a ‘picky’ eating stage when they are between 2-3 years old.  This is when kids are learning to assert control, learning to express […]

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Latest Posts

Introducing Peanuts to the baby!

August 22, 2017 | No Comments

As a person with food allergies, I dread introducing highly allergenic foods to my son.  Our pediatrician said we should be introducing foods such as peanuts and eggs as soon as possible.  EEK!  Although I am not allergic to peanuts, I know so many people who are, and it is a scary allergy.  We have […]

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Homemade Baby food – Apples

August 2, 2017 | No Comments

My son is finally old enough to eat purees!  Yay!  As a speech language pathologist and foodie, I have been counting down the days until we could start eating food.  I received a baby food maker, the Baby Brezza, as a gift, and was thrilled to test it out.  After much deliberation, I chose sweet […]

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Kohlrabi, Cabbage, and Nectarine Slaw

July 25, 2017 | No Comments

My last post talked about a vegetable called Kohlrabi.  Since I am finding it at the local Farmer’s Market each week, I have been inspired to get creative and try new recipes with it.  This week I bought some green and purple kohlrabi (they come in both colors) and I used them to make a […]

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Kohlrabi ‘Pasta’

July 18, 2017 | No Comments

This time of year, Kohlrabi is available at our local farmer’s markets and sometimes at the local grocery stores.  People ask me all the time, “What is this vegetable and what do you do with it?”  The easiest answer is:  It is a vegetable similar to cabbage, but tastes like an apple and a turnip […]

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Pretty 4th of July Salad

July 13, 2017 | No Comments

This year, for the 4th of July, we had some friends over for brunch.  I made several dishes that everyone could eat, but then I also had a few brunchy staples like eggs, bagels and cream cheese.  I made a delicious cauliflower rice dish with turkey bacon and wilted baby greens.  The salad in this […]

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Simply Roasted Cabbage

July 4, 2017 | No Comments

One of my favorite vegetables in recent years has been cabbage.  Yes, I love it!  I like to roast it, shred it, saute’ it, and bake it.  Not only is cabbage super healthy for you because it is rich in several vitamins including potassium, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6 (just to name a few), it […]

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Black Bean Pasta Noodle Bowl

June 27, 2017 | No Comments

Have you noticed how they make pasta out of practically everything these days?  I like that the pastas that I used to search for tirelessly, and pay a fortune for several years ago, are now readily available at pretty much every grocery store (and much cheaper too!).  My husband and I really enjoy the black […]

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Broccolini, Radishes & Carrots

June 20, 2017 | No Comments

The Farmer’s Market just opened here in our area, and we are so excited!  I LOVE buying local, fresh, organic produce from our farmers!  One of our favorite farms is North Slope Organic Farm in Lamberville, New Jersey.  Their produce is consistently fresh and fabulous each week.  If you are ever in their area (their […]

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Turnip Noodles with Kale Pesto & Chicken

June 13, 2017 | No Comments

This week, we bought turnips at the local Farmer’s Market.  Agricola, a local restaurant in Princeton, New Jersey that also has a farm stand at the market for selling produce, had lovely large turnips, so we bought a few.  The young lady working at the farm stand asked what I like to do with these […]

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Meaty Green Bean Casserole

June 3, 2017 | No Comments

Back in the fall, I posted my gluten free, vegan green bean casserole recipe.  It is always a big hit at parties and is super easy to make.  This week, I was in a hurry to make a few meals, so I made sure this green bean casserole was on my list.  I also wanted […]

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