Vegan Cilantro Lime Ranch Dressing

Since The Kid has a dairy allergy and has from birth, she’s never had many of the things most of us take for granted. Ice cream, cheese, milk… ranch dressing. Now that she’s older, she sometimes asks me what such and such tastes like. It’s hard! Have you ever tried to explain the taste of […]

Low Calorie Dairy Free Instant Pot Cheese Sauce

Since The Kid has a dairy allergy, she’s never had “real” cheese. Other than the traumatic Easter incident years ago involving a trip to the ER and an epipen on the side of the road. Needless to say, since then I’ve never even played with the real thing. I have messed around with several variations […]

Traditional Homemade Hummus

I’m almost embarrassed to admit this but if you know me, you probably won’t find this surprising. Instead of lying around and sleeping in on Sunday mornings, I head to the local farmer’s markets so I can be there for first pick of the fresh produce. Sundays are the days that I chop all my […]

Spinach and Artichoke Pizza Bites (Dairy Free and Vegan)

Have you ever had one of those big bread bowls filled with spinach artichoke dip? OMG, I could dip the bread cubes, pitas, veggies and my spoon in there all day! Since The Kid has a dairy allergy, that stuff (thankfully!) isn’t usually found in our house. I’m very grateful for that since I know […]

Roasted Red Pepper Cashew Cheese

I’m an admitted cheese lover. Pretty much any kind of cheese, in any kind of dish. Unfortunately I also live with a dairy allergic child so my life for the most part is cheese-free. Never one to shy away from experimenting and also wanting The Kid to experience the joy of “cheese”, I’ve played around […]