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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Gluten Free Pasta

To all my allergy sufferers (or mommies of allergy sufferers), I have found another product! I love the Orgran pasta range (and their other products) but I have found another alternative which is slightly more affordable in some shops. In fact, I was lucky enough to find my local Pick ‘n Pay stocking it. It […]

Apple, Pear and Banana crumble

This is a quick, easy and delicious recipe for winter. Adding bananas gives a sweetness to the crumble and it goes toffee-like around the edges. Top with cream for the ultimate dessert. Ingredients 2 Granny Smith Apples – peeled and sliced 2 Ripe Pears – peeled, cored and sliced 3 Tbsp Apple Juice 1 Tbsp […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]