Milk

For the second back to basics post I am looking at milk!

Cows milk is obviously the most common and popular milk available, but there are many of us that can’t handle dairy, usually due to either lactose intolerance or milk protein allergy.

Fortunately these days there is an enormous variety of alternatives that mean just about anyone can find a dairy substitute to suit their needs!  The following are some of the alternates you should be able to easily find at your local supermarket!

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Sugar Cookies

As you may have noticed I love sweet treats, so today’s recipe is another one! This time it’s Sugar Cookies with a difference.  These are cookies that can be enjoyed by just about anyone!

This sweet treat is suitable for those who can’t eat:

  • Gluten
  • Dairy
  • Soy
  • Nuts
  • Egg
  • Corn or Potato (Note: Corn and potato are commonly used in commercial gluten free flour mixes, so I use a home made mix, see Flour for more information!)

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Flour

I am going back to basics, for those who are just starting this journey of eating on a limited diet.  First up, flour!

To most people, choosing flour is a simple task.  You go to the supermarket at buy a bag of wheat flour for a couple of dollars and go on your way.

Wheat flour is the most commonly known and used flour, however this is definitely not the only type available! Other flours include rice flour, corn flour, potato flour, tapioca flour, coconut flour and more!

So, when you can’t eat wheat, either due to wheat allergy, gluten intolerance or Ceoliac Disease, while it becomes a little harder it doesn’t stop you from using flour as you always have!

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Chocolate Mouse Muffins

Hello and welcome to my very first post!

I thought I would start favourite of mine, Chocolate Mouse Muffins.

This sweet treat is suitable for those who can’t eat:

  • Gluten
  • Dairy (The recipe is low dairy, but can be easily made completely dairy free by using dairy free chocolate)
  • Nuts
  • Soy
  • Corn or Potato (Note: Corn and potato are commonly used in commercial gluten free flour mixes, so I use a home made mix, the recipe for which can be found here: https://alittleinsanity.com/all-purpose-gluten-free-flour-mix-recipe/ and add Baking Powder to make self raising flour)

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