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

Weekly Feature – Cashews

March 1, 2017 | No Comments

Cashews are a most amazing nut!  You can use them to make cream cheese-like spreads/dips, milks, yogurts, ice creams, and homemade nut butter.  You can of course eat them whole, candied, roasted, salted, or dipped in chocolate.  They work well in trail mixes (just beware of sugary content in those blends, but if you make […]

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Chicken Stuffed with Leafy Greens

February 25, 2017 | No Comments

It is quite amazing to me how much leafy greens shrink up when you cook them.  They shrink even more when you puree them!  You can take a whole bunch of kale or a large bin of baby spinach and turn it into a 1/2 cup of pureed greens in no time.  This may sound […]

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Quinoa Pancakes

February 19, 2017 | No Comments

A little while ago, I posted a recipe for my Buckwheat Pancakes, but they are not the only kind we make at my house.  I love these quinoa pancakes with blueberries since they feel homey and satisfying at the same time.  The blueberries are optional, but I feel like they add a little something extra […]

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Chocolate Protein Balls

February 12, 2017 | No Comments

Have you tried Hemp?  A year or two ago, a friend told me to try Hemp Hearts for added protein and I finally gave in and gave it a whirl.  It was not what I expected, probably because I didn’t know what to really expect – taste wise.  However, it did give me an idea […]

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Brussel Sprouts with Apples & Bacon

February 9, 2017 | No Comments

Brussel Sprouts are like little baby cabbages.  You can buy them in a bag, in the produce section loose, or even still attached to the stalk.  Some stores even shred them for you in nice neat packages!  They happen to pair extremely well with foods such as bacon and apples.  I love the flavors of […]

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No Bake Blueberry Cocoa Cake Bites

February 4, 2017 | No Comments

Even though I don’t crave sweets the way I used to, I have been fighting off old urges since my pregnancy hit 35 weeks or so.  To prevent myself from going mad with pregnancy cravings, I decided to try some new recipes that would offer satisfaction but not be overwhelmingly sweet.  These No Bake Blueberry […]

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Carrot Marinara Sauce

January 28, 2017 | No Comments

There are days when I really miss having tomatoes and marinara sauce.  I stopped eating tomato based products a few years ago because they are in the nightshade family of foods and I was trying to eliminate anything that might be causing additional inflammation in my body while I was trying to recover from Lyme […]

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Roast Chicken with Carrots, Potatoes, Radishes, & Turnips

January 22, 2017 | No Comments

My Grandma Marion used to roast a chicken every Friday night as a family tradition.  I can remember going to her house and having leftover chicken mixed into a delicious homemade chicken and rice soup.  She and my Grandfather loved food and cooking.   As it turns out, I too love roasting a chicken, especially when […]

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Honey Mustard Chicken

January 18, 2017 | No Comments

Honey Mustard Chicken is one of my top ten ways to make chicken breasts.  It only takes a minute to make your own honey mustard dressing – marinade, and the preparation for this recipe from start to finish is just a few minutes!  The oven does the rest of the work for me!  This recipe […]

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Veggie & Turnip Noodle Soup

January 14, 2017 | No Comments

When I was feeling under the weather recently, I went on a mega soup kick, creating a variety of different soups and stews to try and make myself feel better.  This vegetable and turnip noodle soup was a new recipe that I was eager to try; it feels like a noodle soup but has no […]

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