Flax Seed Meal Pizza — Gluten-Free, Egg-Free, and mostly Dairy-Free

We had a fabulous pizza last night… who would have thought it possible with all our allergies? I followed Vickilynn’s example on her Real Food Living blog and made a flax seed meal pizza crust (using this recipe). Instead of the eggs, I increased the flax seed meal by 3 tablespoons and the water by […]


I have been buying tons of buckwheat and sunflower microgreens at the Farmer’s Market each week. The people there said that with as much as I buy, I should grow my own. I agree. So they sold me 5 pounds each of whole buckwheat and sunflower seeds. I will plant those and also some flax […]

Quinoa Dinner Cakes with Sweet Potato — Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Egg-Free

These are dinner cakes, meant to be eaten as “bread” along with main dishes such as chicken, chicken salad, hummus, or wild salmon salad. Treat one of these similar to a Middle Eastern pocket bread (without the pocket) that is held in one hand, alternately taking bites of it and the other foods on one’s […]

(Variation) Nutty Minty Carob Fudge Balls

When we recently tested our food allergies, I discovered that I am allergic to sesame seeds, and therefore, tahini. I challenged myself by consuming tahini recently and discovered that I experience uncomfortable symptoms when I eat them — so I am definitely allergic. That’s a bummer, considering my Middle Eastern heritage and my love for […]

Banana Pudding Pie — Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Gluten-Free

Here’s a delicious banana pudding pie that doesn’t contain any dairy, eggs, or gluten. I make the crust from shredded coconut and the filling uses a nut milk base. The filling has a really nice nut flavor. An idea for the future — I think using a combination of nut milk with coconut milk would […]