Dairy-Free Cheeses

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This is my dairy-free cheese board from last Christmas. It really is something, isn’t it? There’s the boursin imposters: garlic & fine herb, and poivre; a cheddar, zucchini cheese and cream cheese (not shown). I will be posting a recipe for each of these, so keep your eyes peeled.

Oven-Baked Plantain Fries

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I have a serious problem with plantain chips. I open a bag, and they’re gone. For me, the most addictive variety is made by Turbana. Plantain chips are a great alternative to potato chips (nightshade-free) and are incredibly addictive. A small handful is never enough. I think on my worst week (or best, depending how you see it), I ate six; yes six 200 g (7 oz) bags. If you’re into counting calories, that’s a total of 6300 calories, Continue reading

No-Mato Marinara/Pizza Sauce (Nightshade-Free)

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I no longer eat tomatoes. This isn’t a new development, I stopped eating nightshades about 2-1/2 years ago. Considering I didn’t enjoy tomatoes until my mid-twenties, I wouldn’t have thought that this would be a big loss. However, in some ways it has been. I no longer can enjoy many Indian curries, tomato-based pasta sauces and more. However, where there’s a will, there’s always a way.

When I saw this recipe, I knew Continue reading