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New spreads: Dairy-free. Soy-free. Guilt-free??

How am I supposed to feel about tropical oils? They’re cropping up in all sorts of products, but there is so much conflicting information out there. I remember hearing a year or so ago that you should avoid palm fruit oil. Manufacturers started relying on this oil in many processed foods when they received pressure … Continue reading

Holiday potluck dish: Sweet potato casserole

Have you ever had a cookbook from which you only ever used one recipe? Well, I have a lot of those, so during a recent move, I decided to get rid of a few. Naturally, one of them would have come in handy this past weekend, but the recipe was so simple it turns out … Continue reading

My favorite breakfast: Banana smoothie

When I was little, my mom would make us “banana milkshakes” — frozen bananas and milk blended together — as a dessert. She’s never been big on junk food, and this was a good way to make sure overripe bananas didn’t go to waste. I high school, my preferred breakfast was very similar: peanut butter … Continue reading

The Dairy Dilemma — Or, ‘What can I do when I’m allergic to both dairy and soy?’

Before starting my allergy-friendly diet, I loved dairy products. I drank milk with many meals; I ate yogurt and cheese all the time. I never understood people who didn’t like dairy products. Because I have never cared for eating a lot of meat and I’ve known about my egg allergy since 2005, dairy products seemed … Continue reading