February 15, 2018

French Toast Tuesdays…

French Toast….one of my all time favorite breakfasts and one that I always shared with my mom and sister every Tuesday at a diner in Chicago. […]
January 9, 2018

Edward R. Murrow would be rolling over in his grave…

After reading today’s entry from one of my favorite food allergy bloggers, the Nut-Free Mom (, I was yet again reminded that not every journalist is […]
October 21, 2017

A Special Treat: Dairy Free Hot Cocoa

Who doesn’t love hot cocoa? It’s sweet, chocolaty, warm and perfect with marshmallows. My kids are always asking for me to make a mug of this […]
September 22, 2017

Another innocent life lost..

A 13-year-old Chicago girl died Friday from an allergic reaction after eating food at a school Christmas party. Read the full story here. There are no […]
September 6, 2017

Happy Valentine’s Day and a special new treat….

I love Valentine’s Day. It is the perfect escape from the dreariness of bitterly cold winter days. There are only two things I ask for every […]
May 22, 2017

The Fastest Allergen Free Pizza Ever…

Last night my family was in the mood for pizza. Of course, this means making it at home as my son has a severe dairy allergy. […]
January 18, 2017

Emerald Isle Coffee Cake

My mother, Jenness, loved her her sweets. She especially loved cinnamon. Coffee cakes, cinnamon rolls, cinnamon toast, cinnamon jumbles and cinnamon donuts were all treats she […]
October 6, 2016

Dairy, Egg and Nut Free Blueberry Bran Muffins

There’s a chill in the autumn air, and all I seem to want these days is something warm and wholesome. I think that’s why I’ve made a lot of muffins […]
April 3, 2016

Dairy, Egg and Nut Free Cranberry Chocolate Drop Cookies

Valentine’s Day is only two weeks away. So now is the time to give these fabulous little chocolate sugar cookies a whirl. Even better, do it […]