Sunday, May 28, 2017

Dairy Free Milk Allergy Friendly Pineapple Fluff Recipe

One of the ironies of having a milk and dairy allergy is reading the ingredients list of a product like non dairy whipped topping (such as Cool Whip for example) and finding out it yes it does contain dairy.

Which means all of those fluffy and fun summer potluck and party salads are permanently crossed off my personal Allergy Safe Food to Eat List.

*Sad face*

That is until I read on one of my Dairy Allergy Facebook groups So Delicious started making a  Cool Whip like whipped topping made from coconut milk that is 100% vegan and dairy food allergy safe. I made a no bake pumpkin pie recipe as a test and the results and taste were good.

The non food allergy folks didn’t taste a major difference in my no bake pie, which means all of the fluffy and fun summer potluck and party salads and side dishes are now back on the table if they come out of my own kitchen!

Let’s kick off the summer with a retro Hawaiian Pineapple Fluff recipe that’s dairy free, vegan, and oh so full of yum!

Easy Four Ingredient Hawaiian Coconut Fluff Salad Recipe


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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

How to Dehydrate Watermelon

YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEHAAAAAAAAAAAAAW!!! It warm enough for outdoor picnics, parades, and potlucks.

And watermelon.

Which is the best thing to take to an outdoor picnic, parade, and potlucks.

Why?

Because watermelon is the best!

Unfortunately, watermelon doesn’t keep very long after you slice it, which can be a bad thing if you have leftover watermelon from a picnic, parade, potluck, or dessert.

Fortunately there is an easy way to preserve watermelon and enjoy it all year long – dehydrate it! Yes, you can dehydrate watermelon. The more you know.

It will take a little longer to dry than other fruits due to watermelon’s higher water content but once it is does, dehydrated watermelon tastes even sweeter – just like candy!

How to Make Watermelon Candy


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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

DIY Self Watering Planter Box

While my in laws are ardent and fantastic gardeners, my husband and I are not. Sure, we like having fresh basil and such growing just steps from our kitchen, but living in a condo, most of our vegetable gardening is done in containers on the patio.

And let me tell you, container gardens are needy. They need almost daily watering unlike a traditional in the ground vegetable garden. Which is sometimes is hard to do with all of our other summer activities happening all at once.

That's when I found a better - and lazier way - to make  my container garden water itself.