My Gluten Free Cake Baking Addiction

Neapolitan cake
Neapolitan themed gluten free cake

I have something to admit.  Lately I’ve been impulsively baking and decorating gluten free cakes.

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Italian-Inspired Spice Mix

Italian Spices, create your favorite blend for sauces, soups, and sausage.  Oregano, basil, garlic, onion, bay leaf, salt, pepper, sage, thyme, parsley, crushed red pepper, cayenne pepper, fennel seed.  Diet and budget friendly

Italian flavor is a big crowd-pleaser from kids to grown ups.  It’s also pleasing to make, because the home cook can get creative and have a lot of fun designing the perfect sauce.  It’s all based on personal taste, so it seems like no two recipes are the same!  And that’s alright, because there is no right or wrong flavor, just what makes your family happy.

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Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Freezer Meals

Gluten and Dairy Free Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Dinner Freezer Meals - recipes included for turkey, seasoning, stuffing, gravy, jellied cranberry sauce, nutty acorn squash, green bean casserole with homemade french fried onions, and pumpkin pie spice non-dairy frozen dessert bars - healthy ADHD diet

We do a lot of traveling for the holidays.  This year we have the potential to go to four thanksgiving dinners.  I’m looking forward to visiting with family and eating their grub, but my son’s restrictive diet won’t allow him to join us in eating many traditional Thanksgiving foods. While extended family has been supportive of our son’s diet changes, I’m not expecting our dinner hosts to spontaneously swap out traditional ingredients for my son’s extensive list of sensitivities.  In my opinion it’s rude to assume that a host should take up that burden.  That’s why I’m coming prepared with pre-made, diet-friendly microwave meals so my son can still enjoy Thanksgiving with the rest of us.

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