I’ve updated this post a little from a couple years ago. Without a doubt, for those of us who have food allergies, dietary disorders, and food intolerances, the holidays are a difficult time. Holidays are usually celebrated with food — lots and lots of good tasty food. But when you can’t have gluten or dairy […]

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One thing I love is a good soup. I love pumpkin soup, but it’s problematic with histamine intolerance. But butternut squash doesn’t seem to set off reactions and so I decided to try it in my pumpkin soup recipe. This recipe has no gluten, dairy, or nuts EXCEPT for coconut milk. Butternut Squash Soup 2 […]

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Quick blog today on allergy recipes. The other day I made pomegranate chicken and someone asked for the recipe, so decided that’s going to be today’s blog. 1 whole fryer 1 cup pomegranate juice (pure, no sugar) 1 Granny smith apple 1 tsp each: tarragon, parsley, salt 2 tbsp honey 2 tbsp olive oil First, […]

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I was asked recently if I’d put more low carb recipes on the blog. Unfortunately, given my histamine intolerance, some of the foods I relied on to keep me really low carb are off the menu: fish, nuts, pork, bacon, tomatoes, spinach, absolutely no strawberries, in fact most berries are out unless they’re frozen, nut […]

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So, the other day I wrote a post on Histamine Intolerance and what it is, and what it isn’t. So to continue the discussion. What foods can you eat and what can’t you have when you have HIT? It all depends. Other than foods I’m actually allergic to, this condition has limited a lot of […]

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Fried chicken, potato salad, apple pie…yes, it’s end of the summer picnic season! But when you have food allergies, quite often the fried chicken and everything else seems off limits. Except that now it’s not. I’ve managed to come up with some good recipes and ideas for picnic food for those of us with food […]

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I’ve come up with a couple summer coolers that work for low carb, and that taste fruity and light. Iced Herbal Tea Drink 3 cups strong raspberry tea (herbal, caffeine-free) 2 bottles San Pelligrino or Perrier or 2 liters of Talking Rain water 1/3 cup raspberry or black cherry sugar free coffee syrup 1/3 cup […]

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I promised you the recipe for this, as well, so here you go–two recipes in one week! This pie uses a pre-made pie crust. Now I vary from the suggested recipe because vinegar and my body do not agree. But it came out very tasty and good. Crust (you can make as specified or follow […]

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It’s been one hell of a past few days on the allergy front. Long post here, with the fried chicken recipe at the end. A week or so ago my niece came to visit for a few days. She has some severe food allergies of her own, worse than mine, and at dinner, she asked […]

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We had a Mabon party to celebrate the equinox with friends. It was a wonderful time and we saw a few people we hadn’t seen in over twenty years. We’ve kept in touch via Facebook but distance and time constraints sadly have interfered with the seeing each other. Anyway, I decided to go all out […]

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