Forbidden Rice Breakfast Porridge (gluten free, soy free, vegan)

Growing up, my mother would often serve big bowls of porridge with plenty of sugar on top. Even during the summer in the Catskills, but with heaping spoons of freshly picked blueberries – my favorite way. In Russian, we call it mannaya kasha, which is basically wheat semolina based Cream of Wheat, made with milk….

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Turkey Burgers and Carrot Fries + A Giveaway!

My first complaint once ridding my kitchen of all gluten and dairy was all about the bread (it was wreaking havoc on my twins’ guts, along with soy, and other foods leaving us no choice). Back in 2007, gluten free/dairy free bread was more of a vehicle to hold some sort of substance into a…

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Shrimp Kimchi Fried Rice (gluten free, dairy free, soy free)

Before I talk about this fried rice we had (and now obsessed with) for dinner, I want to share some exciting news with you — I’m partnering with Once a Month Meals THIS weekend, May 20-22, for their Virtual Cooking Weekend, with an Instagram Takeover starting Wednesday morning!!!! For those of you not familiar with…

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Banana Bread (gluten free, dairy free, soy free, vegan)

When I first made this I was looking to create an egg-free (vegan) banana bread in addition to gluten free to serve to our plant-based friend who was coming for brunch. I played around with a Williams-Sonoma recipe and viola, after two tweaked versions (theirs is not gf, df) I was thrilled with the results. I…

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Banana-Blueberry Muffins (gluten free, soy free, vegan)

Don’t let the simplicity of these charming muffins fool you. It’s anything but. Tucked inside are a combination of sweet ripened banana and slightly tart (yet sweet) plump blueberry embedded throughout a moist, delicate crumb. It’s full-on fruit, kissed with some sugar sweetness – what you’d expect from your morning muffin. The hint of ginger…

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