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Week 14: Egg-Free Wacky Chocolate Cake

I have heard of this awesome Wacky Chocolate Cake recipe, but never tried it. My friend Amanda had the recipe so I did what all good friends do, demanded that she make me cake or share the recipe (ha ha!). So, yes, I got no cake, but here is the recipe… Ingredients 3 cups Flour 2 cups Sugar 1/2 cup […]

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Wheat-free, Egg-free Treacle Sugar Biscuits (Cookies)

So far, I think this is the best biscuit recipe we have put together…this was obvious by the fact that the biscuits didn’t last very long. I did save some, though, to see how they tasted the next day. Sometimes wheat & egg-free baking results in dry left-overs but I was pleasantly surprised at how great they still tasted the […]

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Winter Left-Overs Comfort Food Recipe 3: Ostrich Mince Meatballs

This was my daughter’s suggestion and it turned out great! We had some Ostrich mince and some flour we wanted to finish and ta da! Ostrich mince meatballs. They were fantastic! Also a great way to empty those almost-empty spice bottles. When it comes to fruits and vegetables, I often leave the skin on or use the skin in some way as […]

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Winter Left-Overs Comfort Food Recipe 2: Chocolate-Chip Biscuits

So it is not exactly healthy…but it is comfort food! We had left over flour and chocolate-chips which we wanted to use but you could chop up a slab of chocolate instead (for the chocolate part). Most of the other ingredients, you would generally have in your kitchen. Ingredients 95ml butter (softened) 80ml brown sugar 1 tsp  vanilla essence 1 egg 1 […]

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Winter Left-Overs Comfort Food Recipe 1: Left-Over Rice Pudding

At times these recipes were born out of having a family member with allergies, at other times they were born out of not wanting to go to the shops on cold evenings and wanting to empty the “back of the cupboard” items; whatever the reason we hope you will enjoy these recipes that we will share over the next week as […]

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Egg replacements for those with Egg Allergies

If you have someone with egg allergies in your household, you will relate to my feelings about eggs. There is nothing quite like baking with eggs. They are like…creamy, binding, taste-exploding wonders but here are a few ideas of what you can replace eggs with when baking in this handy diagram I was sent. I am not sure who created it […]

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Egg-Free, Wheat-Free, Soya-Free Cake

This is a great basic recipe for those with wheat, egg or soya allergies. This recipe can be used for a simple cake or cupcakes. Ingredients 2 cups of mixed gluten-free flours or ready made gluten-free flour (such as glutagon) 1 cup sugar 4 tsp gluten-free baking powder 1 tsp vanilla essence or extract ½ cup oil 1 ½ cups water […]

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Wheat-free Flapjacks

UPDATED SEPTEMBER 2019 This is one my family’s favourite recipes. It always turns out great and is perfect for breakfast or a quick snack. The picture shows our Apple and Cinnamon Sugar version (kindly decorated by my dear daughter), we also like to add Honey and my daughter enjoys grated carrot on top. So, really, there is no limit to […]

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Wheat-Free Carrot Cake

Well, to be honest, this is a wheat-free, egg-free and soya-free Carrot Cake. My daughter just loves it! Ingredients: 1 cup Oil 1 1/4 cups Sugar Egg replacement for 2 eggs 2 cups shredded carrots 1 1/2 cups crushed pineapple 2 cups Glutagon Flour or Gluten-Free Flour mix 2 teaspoons Baking/Bicarbonate of soda 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons cinnamon Directions Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Prepare the Loaf […]

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Treats for kids with Allergies

While I have created, found, dreamed up some fabulous treats for my family, sometimes…just sometimes…it is nice to purchase something from the store that is safe and that they will enjoy. Wellness Warehouse has some great treats, if you are in Cape Town. If not, I see that you can also shop online and have it delivered in and around […]

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Cupcakes for Allergy Sufferers

For fun and delicious Gluten-Free, Egg-Free, Soya-Free Cupcakes, try this recipe! I have searched all over the internet for a great cupcake recipe that my daughter can enjoy and I do have a really great book that has some good recipes but I have yet to find one that turns out just right… …so taking ideas from all the different recipes – I […]

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